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The Women’s Division of the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce Chesapeake (WDHRCCC) seeks to encourage and motivate women to participate, through the Women’s Division, and through the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce Chesapeake, in activities which promote a stronger bond of partnership between men and women engaged in these two organizations; and to build a better community by promoting cultural, educational and civic activities.
It's Coming Soon!!! 50th Anniversary Cookbook
(This is the final artwork for the cover. Our cookbook is now in production and should be available in late September or early October. The cost will be $20.00)
This cookbook contains over 200 recipes contributed by 64 of our talented and amazing Women's Division members.
More information, including the price and the date they will be available are coming soon. Make sure you purchase several as they are great gifts for birthdays, Thank You's, Christmas and just because!
Information will be in the Shipmate, on our web pages and in other media as soon as all information is in. Please help support the Women's Division and it's Program of Work by purchasing the 50th Anniversary cookbook.
New WD Board Meeting Location
Lighthouse Pointe on Cedar Road will be the new home of the Women's Division Board meetings. The WD Board meets the 1st Wednesday of every month. We will meet there for the first time on August 3rd.
We are very appreciative of Monarch Bank's sharing their Community Room with us for the past several years. The bank is closing, and June 1st is the last time we will be able to meet there.
2016 Woman of the Year
We look forward to seeing you at the 50th Banquet on February 4, 2017! Come grow with us!!!
If you know of an outstanding woman in our community and you would like to nominate her as a candidate for the 2016 Woman of the Year, please click on the link for the nominee resume form below.
WD Officers and Board
|1st Vice President||Terri Anderson|
|2nd Vice President||Kimberly Hobbs|
|Corresponding Secretary||Debbie Ritter|
|Recording Secretary||Carol Abramson|
|Assistant Treasurer||Mary Riley|
|Ways and Means||Linda Daniels|
|Community Service||Trudy Rauch|
|Public Relations||Gail Bradshaw|
|Local Government||Dr. Ella Ward|
Our past President, Karen Gawne, did an extraordinary job of lighting the way to a successful year of volunteering as well as providing encouragement, support and leadership. We are so thankful to her and to the 2015 Board for all their hard work and dedication to our Chesapeake community.
The 2016 Board is now hard at work on this year's Program of Work, and we look forward to continuing the tradition of excellence in community service that the Women's Division is known for!
If you are interested in joining this dynamic group, contact Kim Olcott, Membership Chair, or any WD member!
Let's have an "Amazing" year!
2016 Board and Dinner Meeting Dates
The blue circles on the calendar listed below indicate Board Meeting dates.
The red squares on the calendar listed below indicate Membership Dinner Meeting dates.
***Please note: A recent change was made to the September and November Dinner meetings. The dates are now as follows:
September 22, 2016
November 17, 2016
For additional information about membership and meeting dates, please check out the Membership page!
Grace is not part of consciousness;
it is the amount of light in our souls,
not knowledge nor reason.