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Women’s Fund to celebrate 20th annual luncheon virtually

While the tables at the Red Lion Hotel Paper Valley in Appleton will be empty this year, the virtual tables at this year’s Women’s Luncheon will be full!

By Julie Keller, Executive Director, Women’s Fund for the Fox Valley Region

Julie Keller

The Women’s Fund for the Fox Valley Region is excited to celebrate the 20th annual Women’s Fund Luncheon with you on September 10, only from a distance this year.

The luncheon has always been a day to remember, and it’s essential for raising funds to sustain the critical work of the Women’s Fund. This year is no different, except we are bringing the luncheon to you.

Many of you have attended the luncheon with friends, family, and colleagues – some for 19 years! You’ve been awed and inspired by women stepping out and breaking barriers. You have laughed, cried, and taken action. And collectively, you’ve shown your support by donating, advocating, and volunteering to advance opportunities for women and girls in our community.

Keynote speaker Johanna Garton, author

We know that no matter how we come together, our strength is unstoppable! Your annual attendance and support fuel the Women’s Fund grantmaking, advocacy and education efforts that are critical to the economic recovery and reshaping a future where women and girls of every background thrive.

We’re excited to welcome Johanna Garton, Appleton native and author, as our featured speaker at the Women’s Fund Virtual Luncheon. Johanna’s newly released book, Edge of the Map, tells the story of Christine Boskoff, another Appleton native who broke barriers and climbed to the height of success.

Get your signed copy of Edge of the Map for $25 from A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Women’s Fund when you indicate that you heard about the book through the Women’s Fund Luncheon in the “Additional Information” section.

Now more than ever, women and girls need you at the table. Wherever that table happens to be, join us virtually on September 10 for the luncheon of a lifetime!

11:10 a.m – 11:30 a.m. – Countdown to the Luncheon
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Program & Prize Drawings
Virtually Together Tables will be seated at 10:45 a.m.

Learn more on the Women’s Fund website or call 920-702-7616.

The Women’s Fund is a supporting organization of the Community Foundation and a separate 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization. The Women’s Fund invests in the needs of women and girls through grants, advocacy and education. Since 1994, the Women’s Fund has awarded more than $1.6 million in grants to innovative programs that improve women’s and girls’ physical and mental health, ensure their economic security, promote their safety and enhance their lives. For more information, click here.

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