The Women’s Fund El Dorado invites the public to attend a community needs forum 6 p.m. Jan. 19, 2012, at the Cameron Park Community Services District auditorium.
The purpose of the forum is to update the entire community on the most current needs of local programs and projects, especially in the nonprofit arena, in order that the Women’s Fund donors and the public at large can make knowledge, informed, educated gifts that effective positive change on the Western Slope of El Dorado County.
Speaker for the forum will ber Bill Roby, executive director of the El Dorado Community Foundation.
Roby has been employed by the foundation since June 2007, and has been executive director for three years. He is most proud of the collaborative efforts that have begun between local government and nonprofits and will highlight those efforts in his presentation, according to the press release. He will inform the audience regarding inroads that have begun as well as offer future challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.
The presentation includes the subtitle “Seven Opportunities to Successfully Meeting Community Needs” and he said, “I believe everyone who attends will leave with a sense of pride in our accomplishments and also be armed with information that can lead them to their next step in planning and preparing for the future”.
The Women’s Fund El Dorado is a fund operating under the umbrella of the El Dorado Community Foundation, a California registered 501(c) 3. It began with three area women who had a vision for empowering women through education and collaborative giving and now touts over 250 donors who actively participate in granting on the Western Slope of El Dorado County.
The Women’s Fund has granted over $150,000.00 in its five years of existence and has built an endowment of over $145,000.00.
Tickets to the 2012 Community Needs Forum include a light fare supper and are $10 per person if purchased before Jan. 12; $15 after that date or $20 at the door. You can send a check to PO Box 1388, Placerville 95667, or call with a credit card number at 530-622-5621, or order your tickets online at womensfundeldorado.org.