Fall is quickly approaching and that means we are gearing up for our annual winetasting fundraiser. The event will be held on Friday, October 27th at Rumours Wine Bar. Dana & Jerry, the owners, are looking forward to hosting us again. This is our biggest fundraiser and raises the funds we need to support our scholarships. Everyone’s help and support is needed for this event to be a success. Flyers and sponsor forms will be available soon. We ask that you all help find sponsors and encourage ticket sales. Keep posted as much more information will be coming soon.

Fun Facts:

  • September 12, 1910 – Alice Stebbins Wells, a former social worker, becomes the first woman police officer with arrest powers in the U.S. (Los Angeles, CA)
  • September 20, 1973 – Billie Jean King defeats Bobby “No-Broad-Can-Beat-Me” Riggs in the battle of the sexes tennis match
  • September 25, 1981 – Sandra Day O’Connor is sworn in as the first woman U.S. Supreme Court Justice
  • September 29, 1988 – Stacy Allison becomes first American woman to reach the summit of Mt. Everest


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