March Meeting: March 28, 2017
Social 6:45pm, Business meeting 7 pm, Program 7:15pm
Our guest speaker for March is Sharyn Sheen. She will be presenting a program entitled “Searching for Your Female Roots”
February Meeting: Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Our program on Drug Abuse in Our Community, presented by Sarah Johnson; JM4C:
Janesville Mobilizing for Change and Sgt. Chad Pearson, JVL Street Crimes Unit
was very informative. Our speakers noted both the support they are receiving and assistance still needed.
Our table décor was a fun take on the Mardi Gras Theme!
Please Take Note:
Our traditional February Book Sale has been moved to the Fall.
Thursday, November 2, 2017: 1pm to 6pm
Friday, November 3, 2017: 10am to 6pm
Saturday, November 4, 2017: 9am to pm
Sunday, November 5, 2017: 11am to 1pm: Bag Sale
Book Donations call 608.490.1121 or 608.201.0965
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24% – Unfair Wages / Unequal Pay
22% – Low Self Esteem / Negative Media Images (41% for young women)
18% Access to quality health care – Health issues/obesity/cancer/STDs
14% Sexual harassment / gender discrimination / stereotyping
13% Workplace climate and lack of promotional opportunities
11% Work / family or work/ life balance
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