Press Release: UNITED WAY OF GREATER GREENSBORO PRESENTS WOMEN IN PHILANTHROPY LUNCHEON
Contact: Lauren D. Gordon
Director, Marketing & Communications
Greensboro, NC – United Way of Greater Greensboro presents its second annual Women In Philanthropy Luncheon on Tuesday, May 22, United Way of Greater Greensboro’s second annual Women in Philanthropy luncheon will bring together the community to celebrate the spirit of giving. The luncheon will be held at the Greensboro Marriot Downtown, 304 N. Greene Street, beginning at 11:30 am.
Together, United Way of Greater Greensboro’s Women’s Leadership and Tocqueville Women’s Leadership groups represent Women in Philanthropy: women united, to promote community resources that advance family issues.
This year, Women In Philanthropy is excited to announce Karen Walrond, writer and photographer, as the keynote speaker. Karen Walrond, a former engineer and attorney, is the author of Chookooloonks, the award-winning website which pairs striking imagery and inspiring words to provide evidence that the ordinary is, in fact, extraordinary. Karen will share her thoughts on what makes us different makes us beautiful — and may even be the source of our superpowers.
Attendees have the opportunity to win prizes as they network with United Way partner agencies focusing on mentoring and direct volunteer opportunities with children and youth during the program showcase. Tickets are $35 (including lunch entrée) and are available to purchase online by May 20th at www.unitedwaygso.org.
For a building to be stable for the long term, it needs a solid foundation. The same is true for life. United Way of Greater Greensboro focuses on education, income and health, because these are the building blocks for a good quality of life.
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