CWIB Luncheon April 24, 2018Name: CWIB Luncheon April 24, 2018Date: April 24, 2018Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM EDTRegistration: Sorry, registration for this event has been closed.Event Description:
Zonta Club of Petoskey and the Petoskey Chamber's Connecting Women in Business group will co-sponsor a luncheon on human trafficking.
Meet four professionals within our community that are involved in the fight against this widespread problem and learn more about what is happening to help end this epidemic.
The presentation will discuss domestic human trafficking from the perspective of local/state law enforcement officer, Corey Hebner. The presentation will also examine issues with lack of victim identification and services of human with Kim Van Hooser, anti trafficking advocate and founder of Equip for Freedom. Kristen Terry, Licensed Master Social Worker, will round out the discussion bringing a voice to the individuals on the front lines rescuing victims from modern day slavery.
Moderated by Gail Kloss, executive director, Women's Resource Center of Northern Michigan.
Kim Van Hooser has worked directly with survivors of human trafficking and sexually exploited children since 2012. She has been a volunteer, advocate, trainer, social worker and executive director in the field of human trafficking. She cofounded Ransomed Life, a faith-based non-profit organization in the Central Texas area and Equip for Freedom in Petoskey, Michigan, a nonprofit organization that seeks to educate our community to identify and help victims of human trafficking in northern Michigan.
Kristen Terry, LMSW owns a private counseling practice in downtown Petoskey. She regularly travels to Washington DC to provide staff care, consultation and debriefing services for nonprofits involved in the war against human sex trafficking and child exploitation.
Corey Hebner is a trooper with the Michigan State Police, based in Gaylord, Michigan.
The luncheon is at North Central Michigan College, Iron Horse Cafe in Petoskey. The luncheon and presentation will begin at noon and end at 1 pm. Cost is $18 for Connecting Women in Business members and $25 for all others. Registration closes at 5pm on Friday, April 20. Any cancellations after this time or no-shows the day of the event will be invoiced.
We need and have openings for luncheon sponsors. Be a lunch sponsor of this event for only $150. It includes one lunch admission, plus a covered table for display so you can interact with the attendees during registration/networking time. Sponsors also have the opportunity to put information on the tables. A sponsor can also offer a door prize. Call Lisa for details 347-4150.
Hayrides around Pond Hill Farm
Pond Hill Farm
Saturday and Sunday
May 26 - Oct 28
Enjoy weekend hayrides around Pond Hill Farm every Sat. & Sun. from 12-3 p.m. Ride wanders around our pastures, vineyard, forest, fields, and swamp and makes a stop at the trout pond to feed the fish! $4 per person. Kids 2 and under free! Find out more at www.pondhill.com
Woven Together: The Fiber Work of Sherri Smith @CTAC
Crooked Tree Arts Center
Aug. 25 - Nov. 17
For nearly 50 years, fiber artist Sherri Smith has been impacting and influencing the field of fiber arts around the world. Smith’s artwork came to prominence after being included in the 1969 groundbreaking exhibition, Wall Hangings, at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. In addition to exhibiting her work in museums and galleries across the US and abroad, Smith went on to develop the University of Michigan Stamps School of Art and Design’s fibers program. Now, after four decades of dedicated service to the University, Smith will retire from the Stamps School at the end of the Winter 2018 semester.
Smith’s exhibition features work from her most recent series, Astronomy, which is concerned with science and - at times - mathematics. Inspired by NASA images made by space missions and telescopes, old astronomy drawings, and lunar maps, Smith’s work is a celebration of our ultimate explorations.
Woven Together: The Influence of Sherri Smith @CTAC
Crooked Tree Arts Center
Aug. 25 - Nov. 17
Fiber artist Sherri Smith’s influence has reached near and far thanks to her extensive exhibition history, publications, and 40 years of teaching at the University of Michigan’s Penny W. Stamps School of Art and Design. This complementary exhibition highlights the work of 14 artists who earned their MFA degrees under Sherri Smith. The exhibition includes unique examples of contemporary fiber and fiber-inspired works from artists working across North America. Weaving, sculpture, video, printed textiles, and mixed media assemblages will be on display.
David Brackett, Deborah Carlson, Linda Duvall, Marianne Fairbanks, Geary Jones, Mary Ann Jordan, Janice Lessman-Moss, Sue Moran, Robin Muller, Kate Pocrass, Marianetta Porter, Denise Samuels, Jenny Schu, and Sheri Simons.
Safe Home Harvest Food and Supply Drive
Women's Resource Center Locations
Nov. 1 - Dec. 31
Women's Resource Center of Northern Michigan's (WRCNM) Harvest Food and Supply drive supports survivors and their children seeking refuge from domestic abuse at the Safe Home. Last year, the Safe Home provided families 3,000 nights of shelter, 9,000 meals and all daily needs at no cost. Donations of non-perishable foods, household supplies, personal care items, grocery gift cards and financial contributions help make the Safe Home feel like ‘home’ for many families utilizing these vital services.
Harvest Food and Supply Drive donation locations: WRCNM main office at 423 Porter Street, Petoskey; Gold Mine Resale Shops, Petoskey; and WRCNM offices in Cheboygan, Gaylord and Mancelona. The Safe Home Needs List is online at wrcnm.org. For more information, call (231) 347-1572.