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4 months ago
First meeting Women Religious
Project Women Incorporated on December 15th.
Aug. 5, 1996. Hired first Social Worker (part-time).
Opened Sophia Center at 1935 W. Chestnut St. and began housing for a max of three families
PW moved to The Cloister at 806 E. Chestnut St. to expand housing.
PW opened offices in the basement of The Cloister. PW hired Anne Mary Lochner, OSU to serve as first Executive Director.
First Annul Luncheon for PW (made $13,000). Our featured speaker was Sara White co-head coach of the UofL Lady Cards Basketball team.
Second Luncheon Speaker - Judge Janice Martin
PW expanded housing - ultimately having 17 families in residence. After losing Bingo Funds - PW housed fewer families.
First PW participant received her baccalaureate degree. Jennifer Jewell (BA in English & Spanish).
Third Luncheon Speaker- Sena Jeter Naslund (author of Ahab's wife)
Luncheon Speaker - Rochelle Riley (former CJ Reporter.
Hired Michelle List as Executive Director. 1st paid following Anne Mary Lochner, OSU
PW produced its first newsletter - The Open Book
PW hired first Academic Advisor
Luncheon Speaker: Tori Murden McClure (athlete, author and community leader)
PW purchased propertyt the corner of 5th & Lee Streets
Luncheon Speaker: Wanda Johnson-Hall (author)
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