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NCW Festival of Quilts Benefits YWCA NCW

Saturday, September 22, 2018

by Lindsay Francis Aug. 16, 2018, 7:39 a.m. Fiber arts galore at NCW Festival of Quilts WENATCHEE — The North Central Washington Quilt Guild will hold its annual NCW Festival of Quilts from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Town Toyota Center. This year’s festival boasts 300 handmade traditional, modern and art quilts, as well as dolls, beadwork and a Dr. Seuss-themed… Continue Reading NCW Festival of Quilts Benefits YWCA NCW

YWCA panel discussion to focus on women of color

Saturday, September 22, 2018

by Bridget Mire Sept. 11, 2018, 2:55 p.m. WENATCHEE — About 7 percent of Congress members are women of color, according to the nonprofit Catalyst. Women of color also held less than 4 percent of Fortune 500 board seats in 2016, and they constitute 5 percent of executive or senior-level officials and managers. In light of such statistics, YWCA North Central… Continue Reading YWCA panel discussion to focus on women of color

Women share ideas, experiences at YWCA forum

Friday, September 14, 2018

by Bridget Mire Sept. 14, 2018, 10:28 a.m. WENATCHEE — Five local women of color shared their ideas and personal experiences at the “Standing in All Shades” forum YWCA North Central Washington hosted Thursday. The panelists were: Mariah Bowen-Picard, crime victims advocate, Together! For Youth. Jessie Ka’ahumanu Ray Coen, electronic health record trainer, Confluence Health. Jessica Esparza, registered nurse, Confluence Health. Luz Estrada, tutor,… Continue Reading Women share ideas, experiences at YWCA forum