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Member News 2019 Q3

Member Gizelle Ortiz-Velazquez shared news from City College: From July 17th-August 8th, the Miami campus held a back-to-school supply drive. The donation drive was held to benefit the children served by the Children’s Home Society of Florida (CHS), www.chsfl.org. Faculty and staff gave generously and the campus was able to donate five boxes filled with notebooks, pencils, pens, markers, crayons, folders, rulers and many other school supplies.

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Maria Santos, CHS’s Volunteer Coordinator, shared that over 1,500 backpacks filled with school supplies are provided to the children served by the organization from pre-school to high school. Many of the children are in foster care and do not have the financial means to purchase school supplies. Ms. Santos expressed her sincere gratitude to City College Miami campus for their donations. The Miami campus will continue to support the great work done by the Children’s Home Society of Florida by organizing a Thanksgiving food drive and a toy drive for the holidays this year.

Board Member Hyacinth Henderson is speaking at the 2019 Women|Future Conference in NYC. To find out more information and register, click here.
Hyacinth also has a new YouTube show, The American Cream Show with Hyacinth Henderson, where she gives focuses on credit, real estate, entrepreneurship, assets and mindset. Listen here.

Board Member Lisa Jeane Ehrenreich also has a YouTube channel, The Lawyers’ Success Coach, where her focus is helping lawyers succeed to their fullest potential.Click here to watch and learn a few tips.


 Member Paty ‘Mariposa’ Hernandez is hosting a Reiki Retreat for Self-Love and Healing. Disconnect from your world and stressors for a few days and enjoy the natural beauty Central Florida has to offer. It’ll be an inclusive retreat so all you have to do is show up, enjoy, and receive. Visit www.mariposasretreats.com for more information and ask Paty about the special gift for WCC members who sign up.