Happy Birthday to the Nevada Women’s History Project
20 Years Young!
The NWHP was founded in 1994.
150 Years of
Tickets for the fashion show were sold out days before the event. Rain forced the move from the garden to the San Rafael Ranch House where it appeared everyone enjoyed the show. Comments ranged from “this was so great” to “I’ve been to fashion shows before but never have I attended one like this – it was so interesting to see a mix of history and fashion.” Thanks to Patti Bernard, Kathleen Noneman and Carolyn Runnels for coordinating the program, obtaining models from both NWHP and the Great Basin Costume Society, arranging for the venue, food, raffle, clean-up, etc. For more information please check out the September newsletter.
Post fashion show models – too numerous to name J
The new Nevada Suffrage website is up and running : www.suffrage100nv.org Susan Skorupa from the Reno Gazette-Journal wrote a full page article for the RGJ which appeared on July 22, 2014. During the first month of operation, the website generated 131 sessions with visitors from the U.S., Brazil, Italy, Argentina, Finland, the UK, Malaysia, Nigeria, Netherlands, Panama, Peru, Portugal and Venezuela! The website features a store where you may conveniently purchase our merchandise, donate to NWHP and renew your membership. An account with PayPal enables you to make your purchase(s) online.
The NWHP continues to urge your to support women’s suffrage - Honor the Sacrifice of the Women who came before us, Register to Vote and Run for Office!
Come and Listen to Dana Bennett, PhD
on Nevada Suffrage
Date: Thursday, October 16, 2014
Time: 6:00 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Place: 14610 Ranchos Drive, Reno, NV. (call 851-1260 if you need directions)
Admission: 1 Children’s book (or more if you like) to support Washoe County’s Read & Succeed program
Reservations: Christianne Hamel – 851-1260 Limited Venue to first 30 individuals who make reservations
Light desert refreshments provided
Nevada Day Parade – Saturday, November 1, 2014
NWHP will participate in the Nevada Day Parade. We hope that many members will walk/ride in this year’s parade which celebrates not only the 100th anniversary of Women’s Suffrage in Nevada but the 150th Anniversary of Nevada’s Statehood! We are encouraging members of the Great Basin Costume Society to join us as they did last year. For more information call Mona Reno at 775-847-0577.
The Estelle J. Kelsey Foundation approved a grant request from the NWHP grant committee to update the main NWHP website (www.nevadawomen.org). The project will begin in early 2015 and is projected to take many months. If you have any suggestion, ideas, changes you would like to see contact email@example.com.
Our Facebook page is providing information to members and non-members alike. If you haven’t “liked” NWHP as yet, please do. You will receive the newest information about our organization as soon as it happens. Our Facebook page seems to generate a lot of positive comments after each posting.
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