Truckload of food and medical supplies taken to Manassas for Medical Missionaries.
Four reading classes to be held at Herndon Elementary in honor of Dr. Seuss birthday. About 30 books being donated to school.
HOME LIFE DEPARTMENT
Hypothermia items being delivered
Snack packs being prepared for school children
Red Scarf Project. Members and friends made 62 scarfs which were sent to Foster Care for college students. More scarfs will be made throughout the year with more members learning how to knit or crochet.
International Dinner for club members will be held on March 11 at the Thai Restaurant in Herndon
Guest speaker at February meeting. Laura P spoke to members and gave overview of ways to highlight HWC activities, projects and fundraisers on Facebook, as well as the website, Messenger, Twitter, Linkedin.
MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE - NEW MEMBERS SOCIAL
New members are invited to meet with the Executive Board and Department Chairs to learn more about HWC. The social will be at Gregario's Restaurant for salad and pizza on April 10.
FASHION SHOW COMMITTEE
Members of the committee presented a check for $3,000 to Karen Pope, Youth Program and Family Engagement Manager, Cornerstones at the Herndon Neighborhood Resource Center. Students representing several classes along with their teachers were in attendance. The after school program is operated by Cornerstone to help area students improve their reading and math skills.
WHITE HOUSE ORNAMENT COMMITTEE
Members sold 2,080 2018 White House ornaments.
WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA COMMITTEE
Despite the constant rain, members and attendees honored the 820 veterans at Chestnut Grove Cemetery by placing wreaths on each grave and thanking each veteran.
In 2018, over 1,640 locations honored 1.8 million veterans in the US and other locations, including 98,000 veterans in Normandy.