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Tenth Trailblazers Awards Luncheon
Friday, March 9, 2018, 11:00 a.m.
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On Friday, March 9, 2018, the Women’s Fund of the Capital Region will honor three outstanding women of achievement at its tenth Trailblazers Awards Luncheon at the Glen Sanders Mansion:

Hon. Dr. Dorcey Applyrs
Albany First Ward Common Councilwoman
Faculty Program Director, School of Health Sciences, Excelsior College
Carmen “Coach Carmen” Duncan
Chief Coach & Founder, Mission Accomplished Transition Services
Hon. Karen B. Johnson
Vice Chair, Schenectady County Legislature
Planned Giving Manager, Proctors

Through their generosity of spirit, and leadership, they have blazed trails to make a difference in the lives of women and girls in our community.

Our Honorary Committee Chair is Gloria DeSole. Our Mistress of Ceremonies is Benita Zahn, WNYT/NewsChannel 13..


11:00 a.m. - Noon   Registration and Silent Auction
12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.   Luncheon and Program


REGISTER NOW!   Honorary Committee members and sponsors who register by Jan. 22, 2018, will be recognized in the printed invitation and program.
By Mail


Another way for you to support the Women's Fund is to become a sponsor at the Trailblazers Luncheon. This letter introduces the sponsorship opportunities and this page outlines sponsorship opportunities and corresponding recognition and benefits. Responses received by January 19th will be recognized in the printed invitation and luncheon program.


The Fresh Start Project -- Helping women and girls

Following the success of previous collections, the Women’s Fund of the Capital Region will collect items at this luncheon to benefit local women and children in domestic violence shelters in the counties served by the fund.

To participate, bring any of the following (new items only, please): skin and body care products – including hotel & store sample sizes, make-up, razors, toothpaste, deodorant. Thank you!