2012 in Review & 2013 Preview

Suburban Sugar Land Women 2012 in review Fort Bend County exclusive service programs encouraged, educated, equipped, engaged, and empowered!  First, we started the year with school supplies and clothing to three Fort Bend ISD schools. Next, education and training consisted of youth financial literacy, parent rights, and how to conduct pleasant and productive meetings. Then, we installed smoke alarms, recruited several new magnificant members and  phenomenal partners,  conducted voters registration and education drives,  held an African American History program, awarded four first – time and three continuing scholarships; provided senior enrichment activities at three centers;  ongoing mentoring and tutoring, food, supplies, services, resources, and referrals to our Fort Bend neighbors.  Lastly, we ended the year with generous donations of sixty food baskets,  and held  an empowering scholarship recipients’ reunion at the home of Dan and Deborah  Manning. The Mannings’ family of four provided the stellar leadership for both events. Thanks again, Dan, Deborah, Danele, and Dana.  We sincerely appreciate and value your cheerful, willing, and generous support!

SSLW 2013 preview will continue our purpose, mission, and vision of  FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC programs: annual, competitive, academic scholarships are available until February 28 online – www.sslw.org; SSLW proudly partners again with A Concerned Citizens Group (ACCG) on several projects, such as our annual African American History Program – “Military Salute”  ( Sat. Feb. 23, 2-3pm at First Colony Library, meeting room), contact, Elise, Chair, Programs, 281.499.3097,eharmon47@hotmail.com to support; how to conduct pleasant and productive meetings ( Sat., March 23, 11-12); all scholarship recipients applicant will be notified  March 10 – April 10;  scholarship recipient celebration, mandatory attendance ( Sat., April 27, (9:45-11:45am, by invitation); contact Diane, Vice President, Scholarships, 713.252.7304 or dperkins45@hotmail.com; summer camp registration in May; Board Development –  application and interview required,  www.sslw.org. click, join us. ( Sat. June 22, 10am-12 noon); summer camp June and July; ongoing programs are: adopt a family, school, nursing center, and spot; children, youth, and adult education and training; and wellness, civic, cultural, and educational  programs ; partnerships; and written special requests.

Visit their website:  www.sslw.org.  Click on “calendar.”

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