On Thursday, November 1, 2012, the Women’s Fund of the Capital Region honored
three outstanding women at its fifth Trailblazers Awards Luncheon at the
Glen Sanders Mansion:
Partner, Rumors Salon & Spa Ltd.
Pamela Sawchuk Brown
Vice President for Community Development
Albany Medical Center
Through their generosity of spirit and resources, these women have blazed trails to make a difference in the lives of women and girls in our community. In her acceptance speech,
Cindy Phillippe spoke movingly about volunteering.
Several of the scholarship recipients from
The Women's Fund Education Initiative were also honored at the luncheon.
2012 Honorary Committee Co-Chairs were
Julie Massry Knox,
Director of Sales and Marketing,
Tri City Rentals and
A.C. Riley, Community and Civic Leader, who were both honored as Trailblazers last year.
Our Mistress of Ceremonies was
Dori Marlin, News Anchor, CBS6.
FRESH START PROJECT
Following the success of previous collections,
the Women’s Fund of the Capital Region
collected nine boxes of items
to benefit local women and children who are victims of domestic violence.
Please click here to learn more about the Fresh Start Project.
Trailblazing Women of 2007
Jeanne Neff, Ph.D.
Trailblazing Women of 2008
Sr. Constance Casey, snjm
Candace King Weir
Trailblazing Women of 2009
Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph.D.
Lorraine Power Tharp, Esq.
Trailblazing Women of 2011
Ruth H. Mahoney
Julie Massry Knox
RAFFLE TO SUPPORT OUR EDUCATION INITIATIVE
14 mm Black Onyx Enhancer and Silver Chain
Sterling silver, faceted black onyx, pave diamond: 0.13 total carat weight.
18" sterling silver box chain. Total Value: $980
Raffle tickets $25 - only 100 to be sold.