When: Thursday, August 22nd at 5:30pm
Where: Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Raleigh (3313 Wade Avenue)
Cost: Tickets required (except for honorees) - see info below
Women’s Equality Day commemorates the passage of the 19th Amendment in 1920 granting women the right to vote and is celebrated nationally each year. LWV-Wake hosts an annual Women’s Equality Day celebration honoring women elected to public office at the state, county, and municipal levels. Hors d'ouevres, wine, and dessert will be served. This is LWV-Wake’s primary annual fundraising event. Come celebrate our voting rights, meet your elected officials, and help us raise funds to continue the important work of the League! For questions, contact Candace Blackley at firstname.lastname@example.org or Teresa Watts at email@example.com.
Individual Tickets - $25 per person (Attendees will not receive actual tickets. Names will be on a registration list at the event.)
Bronze Sponsorship - $75 (up to 2 people & listing in event program)
Silver Sponsorship - $150 (up to 4 people & listing in event program)
Gold Sponsorship - $300 (up to 6 people & listing in event program)
[Attendees will not receive actual tickets. Names will be on a registration list at the event.]
Keynote Speaker: Mary Williams-Stover, Executive Director for the NC Council for Women and Youth Development
The League is pleased to announce Mary Williams-Stover as our keynote speaker. Ms. Williams-Stover is the Executive Director of the North Carolina Council for Women and Youth Development, a state government advocacy agency within the N.C. Department of Administration that administers over $12 million in state and federal grants for human trafficking, domestic violence, sexual assault and teen dating violence intervention services. Ms. Williams-Stover has a passion for service and devoted 25 years in the nonprofit sector as Senior Vice President for the Triangle United Way, Director of Diversity for United Way of America and United Way of Central Maryland for many years. She has served on several boards and commissions including: The Wake County Commission for Women, Leadership Triangle, Historically Underutilized Business Advisory Committee, NC State Community Advisory Council, and the Wake County YWCA Eliminating Racism Study Circles. Ms. Williams-Stover is a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park, and has completed studies in organizational management and health administration at Georgetown University, University of Baltimore, and Pfeiffer University.