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Annual GCOSW Conference

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Good Morning!

 
We are just ONE Day away from the 35th Annual GCOSW Conference!
 
For anyone still interested in joining us, this is the final day to register online for a reduced rate.
Feel free to review the keynote and workshop details in the attached program.
 
Click HERE to Register!
If you prefer to register in person, we will accept check or credit card when you arrive at TUMCtomorrow.
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to reach out, we would be happy to help!

We look forward to seeing everyone tomorrow,
 
GCOSW Conference Planning Committee

Peaceful Paths Fundraiser

When, Where, What

About the tournament

Join us for the best beanbag toss tournament around! We are very excited to be partnering with First Magnitude Brewing Company as the host Peaceful Paths 4th Annual Cornhole Tournament. Two person teams will compete for a trophy and cash prize while having a great time for a good cause. Register online by Wednesday, May 11, 2016 – space is limited to the first 25 teams. Entry fee is $50 per team and includes one beverage per team member. There will be a food truck onsite so be sure and bring cash for food!  We will also have a chance drawing and a 50/50 raffle.

2/15/2015 Meeting Minutes of Board of Directors

GCOSW Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

February 16, 2016 at 5:30p.m.

2100 NW 53rd Ave. Suite A (Peaceful Paths).

5:30 P.M.        Introductions/Sign-In

Attended by: JoAnn Wilkes, Victoria Condor-Williams, Bella Blizzard, Molly McGowan, Angie Chesser, Kristy Sasser, Taraneh Dahrabi

5:35 P.M.        Meeting Minutes from last meeting- minutes submitted by Molly McGowan Motion to approve by Victoria and seconded by Bella

Updates on:

  1. Treasurer’s Report –
    1. Current Balance $9,092.17
    2. CD’s are 5330.74 and 2551.96 respectively

 Reports:

  1. Conference Committee- Conference is on May 10th and Save the Date cards are going out soon.
  2. Survivor’s Art Exhibit– Report from Whitney Shadowens- Call for Artists will be going out soon, dates are May 9-13th with closing reception on the 13th.
  3. Education Committee– Report by Victoria Condor-Williams- Women’s History month reception and awards will be on March 8th at 5:30 at the Former UF President’s home.
  4. Community Relations-No report
  5. Florida Women’s Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony- Bella Blizzard was able to go thanks to Sheriff Darnell, she enjoyed her time meeting others with ladies from other Commissions around and representing the State. She then attended the 2016 Women’s Day at the Capitol.

Next Meeting– We will not be meeting in March because of the Women’s History Month Reception, so our next meeting is April 18th at 5:30pm at Peaceful Paths.

New Business-

The Latina Women’s League and the Latina Film Festival asked for a sponsorship for this year, they sent a formal request. This was voted on and unanimously approved. The amount is $300.

Meeting dates this year- Please mark these on your calendars!

April 18

June 20- Reports from Conference

July 18

August 15

September 19

October 17

November 21

Other Dates-

Peaceful Paths Guest Chef March 10th 6:00-8:00

National Women’s History Month March 2016

“Working to Form a More Perfect Union:
Honoring Women in Public Service
and Government”

The National Women’s History Month theme for 2016 honors women who have shaped America’s history and its future through their public service and government leadership. Although often overlooked and undervalued, collectively they have dramatically influenced our public policy and the building of viable institutions and organizations. From championing basic human rights to ensuring access and equal opportunity for all Americans, they have led the way in establishing a stronger and more democratic country.

Find more information at National Women’s History Project and check out their awesome webstore!

Human Trafficking: Raising Awareness and …

Here is a flyer for a local panel on Human Trafficking that is free and open to the public.

Did you know Florida has the highest number of Human Trafficking victims in the United States?

Did you know Florida is one of the top 3 states as a destination state for Human Trafficking in the United States?

Approximately 20,000 people are trafficked into the United States each year. 80% of the Human Trafficking victims are women and children and 70% of the Human Trafficking victims are pornography, sex slaves, and commercial sex. Human Trafficking is a $32 billion dollar industry, second only to drug trafficking and by 2020, will be the number one crime worldwide.

Panel Sponsored By:

Gainesville Alumni Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

The International Awareness and Involvement Committee P.O. Box 12245 Gainesville, Florida 32604 478-239-5599 info@gacdst.org

Trafficking-Flyer-4

 

GCOSW Holiday Party!

holiday-lights-020Celebrate the Season!
We’re planning a Holiday Party
so please say you’ll be here
Let us celebrate the Holiday Season
with good friends and good cheer!
Monday, December 14th at 6:00 p.m.
Northwest Grille
 
The Gainesville Commission on the Status of Women is having their annual Holiday get together! We would love to see you there as allies of the Commission, this is a very laid back way to all see each other and discuss upcoming events and ideas for next year. 
 
Please feel free to bring significant other’s or anyone you know who might be interested. 
 
I ask those of you on the committee’s to please pass this on to the members as we rarely get to see all of them.
Please RSVP to gcosw.org@gmail.com by Friday December 11th, everyone will pay for their own meal (we are a non-profit☺)
 
Thank you!
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Susan B. Anthony Luncheon

Friends of Susan B Anthony invite you to a luncheon celebrating the 167th anniversary of the women’s rights convention in Seneca Falls, New York in 1848 and the 95th anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (woman suffrage) 1920.

WOMEN’S EQUALITY DAY
Gainesville, Florida 2015

Women and Public Office:
Tales and Trends from the Dais

Featured Speaker
Jeanna Mastrodicasa, PhD
Associate Vice President for Operations,
Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS), University of Florida

Date: Saturday, 29 August 2015, 11:30 a.m.
Best Western Gateway Grand
4200 NW 97th Blvd.
Gainesville, Florida

2015 Recipient of Friends of Susan B. Anthony Award
Pegeen Hanrahan
public servant, civic activist, environmental advocate

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