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Fund for Women holds event at Cordrey Center

BY STEVEN BILLUPS
December 16, 2013

The Fund for Women at the Delaware Community Foundation held a Martinis, Makeover and Shopping event at the Cordrey Center in Millsboro Dec.4. The Fund for Women at the Delaware Community Foundation is a permanent endowment and is an additional source of funding for programs that address the unmet needs of women and girls in Delaware.

The original goal of the fund was to obtain 1,000 founders, each contributing $1,000 to create a $1 million lasting endowment. More than 1,000 men and women have become founders, and due to their generosity and fundraising success, the endowment now exceeds $2.8 million. The event sought to encourage more founders to join the mission.

The Development Committee for Sussex County, are shown in the back (l-r) Cheryl Mitchell, Carolyn Cicio, Carolyn Strum, Jean LaMontagne, Chair Lynn Kokjohn, Polly Mervine and Kathy Kiernan. In front are Vice Chair Judy Mellen and Denise Emery.