June 2019 News & Events
Message from the President
Hi Ladies,

We are excited that we are just six weeks away from our Smart Women’s Day Out on July 18 th   at Vintage Court in Covington! We would love your help in making this a really great event. Remember, this is our big fundraiser for our Community Partners!

Here is what you can do:
  1. Register to attend, and bring your friends!
  2. Help us find sponsorships. Please contact Sandy Hughes for additional information at sandy.hughes@ymail.com.
  3. Donate to the raffle - or help get donations from businesses. Please contact Laura Fatzer at chrisandlaurafatzer@charter.net.

Besides working on Smart Women's Day Out, Shirley is working on Speakers and Sponsors for 2020! Please email Shirley Deluzain at  Shirley@benedictsplantation.net  if you would like to recommend a speaker or be a meeting sponsor.

We have several upcoming events in the planning stages that you might enjoy. Make sure you like us on Facebook to get updated information on these outings. And, check out our Facebook group so you can network with our members. Remember you can post in the group!

I hope you are having a great summer and I will see you soon.

Your President,

Julie Taylor
Upcoming WIP Events
June Meeting - Thursday, June 20th, 10 am

Your role in your child/grandchild’s education
Come hear Cherry Ann Smith, founder of Success By Design Learning Center in Mandeville, whose teachers specialize in providing each student with tutoring, test prep and private education. Learn from her extensive experience what part you play in your child's (or grandchild's) education!

Sponsored by Sam's Club

Lunch Bunch is headed to Bistro Byronz in Mandeville after the meeting.
Our monthly meetings are on the third Thursday at St. Anthony's Gardens (106 Holy Trinity Dr., Covington). The gathering starts at 10 am as members and guests arrive and catch up with each other. At 10:30, the meeting starts with some business followed by the main event - our guest speaker. After the meeting, we head to a local restaurant for good food and conversation.
June Adventure
Join the ladies of WIP for a Sunday afternoon outing to Mandeville's 30 by Ninety Theater. The play, often described as Broadway's greatest farce, is light, fast-paced, witty, irreverent and one of the funniest musicals ever written.

Sunday, June 23rd at 2 pm
Purchase your own ticket through the 30 by Ninety website and meet us there!
Please email Rhonda (at rhonda@MITnorthshore.com ) to let us know that you are joining us!
(and post it on Facebook if you can)!
Save the Date for our Upcoming Meetings
August 15th - General Meeting at St. Anthony's Gardens
Spe aker - Adrienne Brink of Uncommon Camellia
Sponsored by Kathleen Garey with FishFixe

September 19th - General Meeting at St. Anthony's Gardens
Speaker - Erica Kelt of Mary Bird Perkins
Sponsored by Rhonda Landry of Made in the Shade Northshore
Community Partner Events
This year, the Swim For Brooke Swim-a-Thon happening Saturday, June 15th at Southern Yacht Club will benefit Hope House. They are looking for volunteers - lap counters, game attendants and prize volunteers. Volunteer at this link!

And remember, Hope House loves to have stuffed bears donated, and provides ongoing f ree Stewards of Children Training & Certification !
Summer Retreat - June 13 - 15th, Solomon Episcopal Center (open to any adult female cancer survivor)

You Night St. Tammany 2019 "TURN THE BEAT AROUND " - Thursday, October 24th Castine Center, Mandeville. Tickets go on sale in June.

Go to www.younightevents.com for more details!

Basketball is starting up! Volunteers are always welcome!

June 23rd, Painting with a Purpose in Mandeville to support the Miracle League Northshore.

Check out their Facebook events page!
Hospice House will be raising money by operating a concession stand at the Dome in the upcoming season. An informational meeting was held this week, but if you are interested in helping out, contact Miranda.