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April:

April 29th, 2014 - Annual Meeting - see flyer
Where: Reno Historical Society
When: 2:00 to 4:00 pm
(Light refreshments)
Free parking at the Nevada Historical Society

May:

May 10th, 2014 - Annual Pink Tea
Where: Governor's Mansion
When: 2:00 to 4:00 pm
Attendance limited due to the size of the Mansion so get your reservations in by April 29. Invitations have been mailed. If you did not receive one or want more information, please contact Holly at hovava@juno.com.

2014 Women of Achievement Luncheon May 29.
The table seats ten and it will be held at John Ascuaga’s Nugget from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. The cost is $100.00 per person. The NWHP is taking reservations and if anyone would like more information please call us: 775-786-2335

July:

Wildflower Hike – If you’d like to go on a wildflower hike in July at Carson Pass on Hwy 88 please send an email to Mona Reno at mreno@gbis.com or call 775-846-0776. After you contact me I’ll put you on a list and keep you updated on the timing. It would be less crowded if we went on a week day, but we will probably go on a weekend. Once we know who is going then we’ll set the schedule.

I just drove over Carson Pass the third week of March and the snow load is not very deep. We may have an early wildflower season this year. Carson Pass wildflower hike starts at an elevation of around 8500 feet, so be aware that the altitude may slow you down. Be sure to bring water, a hat, hiking shoes, and the other items you would normally bring on a mountain hike. Be sure to bring your camera.

The El Dorado National Forest Interpretive Association has a phone number to call to get wildflower reports (209) 258-8606. I’ll be calling them starting in June to see when would be a good time to go. We won’t be alone. Many of you may have gone on these hikes before and know that this is a popular trail.

 

September:

September 27 Vintage Fashion Show. The Nevada Women’s History Project will be hosting a gala fashion show at the historic main ranch house at Rancho San Rafael In Reno. The theme is Decades of Fighting for Suffrage Fashionably and will consist of a series of fashion vignettes showing what Nevada women might have worn from the earliest decade of Nevada’s history of fighting for the right to vote, through the 1970s Equal Rights Amendment to today’s equal pay issues. Join us as we partake in an old fashion box lunch social of fun Nevada vintage history. Time and cost details in the next newsletter.

 

October:

  • October 31, 2014 Nevada’s one hundred and fiftieth (150th) statehood celebration and the one hundredth (100th) anniversary of women’s suffrage in Nevada.

 

November:

  • November 1—Nevada Day Parade. Nevada Women’s History Project will have an Nevada Day Paradeentry in the Carson City Nevada Day Parade. Will YOU be in it?

 

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We have members who enjoy coming to luncheons and programs but we need members to help our Program Committee make those luncheons and programs a reality. Please give one of the following Co- Chairs a call and offer your assistance. Your help will be appreciated and you will have some fun while you’re at it!

Lisa Marie Lightfoot (775-851-5677) – lightfeet@charter.net,
Kathy Noneman (775-853-8393) – kathycharlie@sbcglobal.net

 

We have the following programs outlined but are in need of members to help finalize them.

April – May 2014 Authors Luncheon.
Have lunch with one of our great Nevada authors who will present an entertaining program about their latest publication.

June—2014 Science Program

July – 2014 Wildflower Hike, Carson Pass –
this annual hike is in remembrance of our founder Jean Ford.
Past hikes have generated lasting friendships and much fun! Mona Reno, mreno@gbis.com will
coordinate this event.

August 26, 2014 Women's Equality Day.
Carolyn Runnells has graciously consented to helping us put on a vintage history fashion show to celebrate NV150 and the 100th suffrage centennial.

October 31, 2014 Nevada’s 150th statehood celebration and 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in Nevada.
We will have a themed parade entry

November 2014 Barbara Vucanovich Speakers Series

We have members who enjoy coming to luncheons and programs and we also need members to help our Program Committee make those luncheons and programs a reality. Please give one of the following Co‐Chairs a call and offer your assistance. Your help will be appreciated and you will have some fun while you’re at it!

Lisa‐Marie Lightfoot (775‐851‐5677) – lightfeet@charter.net
Kathy Noneman (775‐853‐8393) – kathycharlie@sbcglobal.net
Marcia Cuccaro (775‐883‐1454) – marcia.cuccaro@yahoo.com

 

 

*** If you know of anyone who might be willing to come speak to our group, please call or email Marcia Cuccaro: 883-1454 marcia.cuccaro@yahoo.com ***

 

 

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