by Barbara Robert, President
Eula Robinson Clarke and I represented the DWC at the Home Dedication
for the families who will be living in the duplexes that our crew worked on.
It was very moving to see two single mothers with two children each accomplish
their goal through Habitat for Humanities. Hope there’s enough interest among us to help again!!
June’s meeting - The meeting
was cancelled at the last minute due to circumstances beyond our control. We
attempted to reach everyone and hope that noone was unduly inconvenienced.
July’s meeting - Art Ciasca,
Director of Programs for SafeSpace,a domestic violence organization, will talk
about legislative issues as well as demographic information on the women and
children served here in Martin
SafeSpace serves 3 counties (Indian River,
St. Lucie, and Martin) assisting victims of domestic violence. This
presentation is part of our goal of learning how we can be most effective in
increasing awareness of domestic violence in our community.
Bill Ramos, our
Democratic candidate for Senator, will also attend to add his support to this
cause as well as learning what legislation is needed to further
Upcoming Issues and Events:
Your Board of Directors will be considering the following issues at the
July 2, 2009 meeting.
1. Possible fund-raising at the Lyric Theatre
2. Alternating general membership meetings between
Tuesday night and Saturday night to attract those who cannot attend Saturday
meetings due to child care.
3. Changing status of “founding members”
to adhere to State By-Laws
4. State Convention in September
If you have any comments regarding the above issues, please call
Barbara Robert at (772) 341-6035. Your input is invaluable.
Saturday, July 11, 2009!!
for social hour and program begins at 10:30
Club of Stuart