South Bay Women's Network Combines Fundraising with a Celebration of Summer
SBWN's Summer Mixer is a fundraising event which will include a raffle, featuring products and services provided by various SBWN members, as well as the opportunity to contribute directly to the educational scholarship with individual donations.
- San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA (1888PressRelease) July 18, 2011 - The South Bay Women's Network has long supported women's causes and August 2 the organization will host its Summer Mixer, an event dedicated to raising funds for an educational scholarship to be awarded to a female, adult re-entry student attending Cuesta College.
"There are many amazing women in this community who are daring to return to college and pursue their educational goals," said Mia Simmons, SBWN President. "The SBWN Summer Mixer is a wonderful way for our members to support that journey."
The scholarship is open to women returning to college either following an unexpected diversion which prevented them from graduating, or to further their career. Fundraising efforts will include a raffle, featuring products and services provided by various SBWN members, as well as the opportunity to contribute directly to the educational scholarship with individual donations. Prizes in the raffle will include:
Hair and Makeup Services - courtesy of Hair & Makeup by ANGELL
Complimentary Facial - courtesy of The Great Skin Co.
Picnic Basket of Kitchen Products - courtesy of Sandra Brazil, Pampered Chef Consultant
One-Hour Biofeedback Session - courtesy of Quantum Waves Biofeedback
Ear Coning Session - courtesy of Ear Coning by Nicole
Spa Set of Bath & Body Products - courtesy of Marge Griffin, Mary Kay Consultant
One-Hour EFT Session - courtesy of Mia Simmons
This year's event, Polka Dot Picnic, will take place at Sweet Alexis Bakery in Los Osos and will feature various picnic-style foods, a selection of beverages, and treats from Sweet Alexis. And in addition to the fund-raising efforts, the Summer Mixer is also a wonderful way for potential members to see what SBWN is all about.
"Each year our members look forward to this great night," said Simmons. "First and foremost it is a fundraising event but we also welcome the opportunity to chat with potential members. We are a networking group, but we are also so much more."
There is no cost to attend the SBWN Summer Mixer however attendees are encouraged to support the educational scholarship. Raffle tickets can also be purchased in advance at Sweet Alexis Bakery. Reservations are not necessary for those interested in attending the event, which will take place from 6 - 8 p.m. Additional information can be requested by contacting SBWN at INFO ( @ ) SBWN dot org dot
Established in 1983, South Bay Women's Network is open to all women on all job levels and in every occupation. It offers an opportunity to share ideas, build friendships and exchange support on both a professional and personal level. Meeting monthly, South Bay Women's Network presents its members valuable networking time and informative presentations from a variety of speakers. South Bay Women's Network also provides support and assistance to Women's Shelter Program of San Luis Obispo County and provides a scholarship to a female, adult re-entry student attending Cuesta College.