The 2018-2019 Special Projects Committee is pleased to announce that the theme of the Anchorage Petroleum Women's Foundation's February 9, 2019 Gala event, in support of Alaska Resource Education, will be "An Evening of Exploration." Guests are encouraged to dress in metallic fabrics and embrace the gold and black colors so prominent throughout Alaska's resource development industry. The Special Projects Committee, led by Special Projects Committee Chair Holly Lee and Deputy Chair Wanda Maxey, announced the theme at the October 17, 2018 Monthly Gathering Luncheon at Kinley's Restaurant.
Individual tickets for the event will be sold starting November 1 from our website's Non-Profit Partner Gala page. Corporate sponsorships are currently available, and the Gala Committee also is accepting donations for the annual silent and live auctions. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about these opportunities.
We are so pleased to announce that APWC's affiliated non-profit, The Anchorage Petroleum Wives Foundation, raised $39,272.44 for The Alaska Zoo, our 2016-2017 non-profit partner.
These funds will be put towards the Zoo’s Animal Outreach Program, which provides students the chance to interact with zoo educators and ambassador animals.
Thank you to our members, as well as the many individual and corporate donors in the community, who helped make this possible!
APWC is proud to announce that our affiliated non-profit, the Anchorage Petroleum Wives Foundation, raised $46,364.53 for our 2015-2016 non-profit partner, the Alaska Botanical Garden.
The Alaska Botanical Garden will use these funds to support educational programming for Anchorage School District (ASD) students and their families. In particular, ASD will use the funds to add Title 1 schools to the ASD 21st Century Learning Center After School Program and continue curriculum development for the program.
To learn more about the Alaska Botanical Garden, visit http://alaskabg.org.
Susie Macleod (2014-2015 APWC Special Projects Deputy Chair) displays award plaque. Left-right: Lisa Sauder (Bean's Cafe Executive Director), Keryl Vincent (2014-2015 APWC Special Projects Chair), Macleod, Zoe Smith (2014-2015 Parliamentarian), Holly Lee (2014-2015 Volunteer Services Chair), Bean's Cafe Representative.
We are proud to announce that the Anchorage Petroleum Wives Club
has been named the 2015 Non-Profit Partner of the Year by
Beans' Cafe and the Children's Lunchbox.
This distinction is awarded to a local community partner that meets the following criteria:
Gala Chair (2014-2015) Keryl Vincent and Deputy Chair Susie Macleod, along with APWC President Holly Lee and Board Member Zoe Smith, were recognized at the Volunteer & Partner Award Ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015. APWC's name will be engraved on the plaque that hangs year-round at Bean's Cafe.
We remain so grateful to our members who wholeheartedly embraced The Children's Lunchbox as our chosen charity for 2014-2015. The efforts they made, whether it was volunteering at The Children's Lunchbox kitchen, working on the gala committee, donating money at our luncheons, or attending the gala event in February, came together to make support of this year's charity incredible.
Thank you to The Children's Lunchbox and Bean's Cafe for this honor and the partnership we've had with them this year. We are humbled to have made a difference in our community and for the children this program serves. For more information about The Children's Lunchbox, please visit http://www.beanscafe.org/.
APWC is proud to announce that our affiliated non-profit, the Anchorage Petroleum Wives Foundation, raised $122,292.77 for our 2014-2015 non-profit partner, The Children's Lunchbox.
The Children's Lunchbox will use the funds to support its weekend meal program, which on Fridays provides students in Anchorage School District (ASD) Title 1 schools with easy-to-prepare meals to eat during the weekend.