Posted: March 16, 2020
100+ Women Who Care – Oneota Valley held their first meeting of 2020 on March 2nd at Oneota Golf and Country Club in Decorah selecting their first endowment presentation.
Each woman, or group of individuals, who attends make a $100 contribution at each of the quarterly gatherings each year. Those in attendance nominate a local non-profit organization. Three nominees are selected and present their organizations’ cause or fundraising goal. Each $100 contribution is allowed a vote on one of three presented organizations.
The initial recipient of the 100+ Women Endowment is Thunder Rode Therapeutic Riding in Decorah. Thunder Rode provides confidence-building and rehabilitative training to individuals of all ages with special needs, within aspects of the Equine industry. This program has no boundaries regarding developmental growth, program growth, and learning potential for individuals, enhancing their abilities to live and worth successfully within the community. The endowment totaled $2,800.
Those unable to attend are encouraged to drop a check into Rubaiyat’s mailbox in downtown Decorah or connect with one of the Board members: Jennifer Gipp, Heidi Babb Rockweiler, Alecia Bucksa, Kim Bonnet or Chauncy Eggland by Sunday, March 15.
Watch for announcements about when the next meeting will be held. Everyone is welcome