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Philanthropy and fun

Philanthropy and fun
Wicked Local Wenham
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Eighth Annual Grant Awards Luncheon.

Hamilton —The word philanthropy used to conjure up images of affluent men sharing their wealth with those in need. But in 2010 philanthropy is now a woman’s world. And if the 270 dynamic, community focused women who attended The Women’s Fund of Essex County Eighth Annual Grant Awards Luncheon at the Peabody Marriott on Oct 21 are any indication that philanthropy movement among women is increasing in strength.

“We are at a tipping point with the power of women’s philanthropy,” Paula Shorts, president of The Women’s Fund, told the audience in her opening remarks. Shorts expressed her gratitude for everyone coming to laugh, learn and feel powerful at this year’s luncheon. Read article...

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