Ms. Tharp and Ms. Pera explained the mission of Boys Hope Girls Hope, which is to help academically capable and motivated children in need meet their full potential and become men and women for others.
Garden City, NY (PRWEB) March 19, 2013
The monthly breakfast meeting was held at Boys Hope Girls Hope of Colorado, where the group of professional women learned how they could work with the nonprofit organization in their mission to help disadvantaged children of Denver.
Tasha Beckman, Vice President of the NAPW Centennial Local Chapter kicked off the meeting by welcoming everyone.
She gave a brief overview of Boys Hope Girls Hope, reviewed the meeting agenda, and encouraged all members and guests to introduce themselves and share business cards.
She then invited Mary Frances Tharp and Leslie Pera, Executive Director and Developing Director, respectively, of Boys Hope Girls Hope of Colorado, to speak to the group of professional women.
“Ms. Tharp and Ms. Pera explained the mission of Boys Hope Girls Hope, which is to help academically capable and motivated children in need meet their full potential and become men and women for others,” said the Chapter Vice President.
The two representatives told members and guests that the nonprofit works to provide value-centered, family-like homes, opportunities, and education through college for these children.
Boys Hope Girls Hope offers resources, opportunities, and support to Denver’s disadvantaged children at risk from exposure to drug abuse, poverty, or neglect in their homes or communities.
Ms. Tharp and Ms. Pera gave members and guests guided tours of the girls’ home. They pointed out how the Centennial Local Chapter could help the nonprofit by providing ways to get involved including helping out at upcoming events and volunteering for different opportunities.
In addition to learning about the important work of Boys Hope Girls Hope of Colorado, the group of professional women enjoyed a delicious meal prepared by Personal Chef and Chapter member Jessica Obie. She made breakfast omelets to order and apple cobbler treats for all attendees. Ms. Obie recently moved to Colorado from the Dallas/Fort Worth area and offers personal chef services.
Be sure to check out her profile on napw.com and if interested in having a party catered or in need of her special services, contact Jessica at epicureanjo(at)gmail(dot)com.
Chapter member Kelly Thomas provided the group with upcoming Chapter meeting events including a guest speaker by the name of Cody Horton who will be presenting Persuasion of Success at the March 20th networking meeting.
Shari Molk Beaudette of Spa Time Living will introduce a series of sessions beginning in March on Wellness, Coaching, and Education. Eunice Shankland will be the Chapter’s profile member in March or April (depending on her availability).
The March 20th meeting will be hosted by Oppenheimer Funds, located at 6803 S Tucson Way in Centennial. The event will be from 7:30 to9:30am and continental breakfast will be served.
Members attending the February meeting were Tasha Beckman, Jessica Obie, Pam Flickinger Brooks, Ellie Stein, Kris Smith, Bambi Preble, Shari Beaudette, Charmaine Balcerzak, Trish Mack, and Kelly Thomas
New member present for the meeting was Trish Mack, a Level V Executive Consultant with Rodan + Fields Dermatologists. Ms. Mack is an expert in skin care products and offered samples of facial products for beautiful skin to the group. Be sure to check out her profile on napw.com.
Anyone interested in additional information may contact Trish Mack at the following: Trish(dot)mack(at)comcast(dot)net.
The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) is the largest and most recognized network of female professionals. NAPW provides a forum where women can interact, exchange ideas, educate, network, and empower. NAPW Local Chapters allow members to maximize their experience through meetings, networking opportunities, and professional events.