“Baskets of Hope Dinner and Silent Auction” was a success again this year. This event funds a portion of our CWJC yearly budget. The community involvement of individuals, businesses, organizations, and churches brought together 500 people for a fun evening. THANK YOU to all who played a part in making it a success! 2013 Sponsors
Some of our alumni are learning to sew for the first time or are improving their sewing skills. These ladies are making pillow cases for the dialysis center. Margie Cox is teaching a weekly sewing class to CWJC alumni and women from both the Education Track and the Career Track. The sewing machines, fabric, and
The pilot program we did in the jail this summer was a big success! CWJC seems to be the talk of the women’s area of the jail now. We’ve been invited to continue teaching the classes and will begin another session on September 17. Thank you, Kyna Saul, for your willingness to teach the Bible
CWJC Alumni Summer Bible Study class started this week at the East Waco Library. Betty Orler, Alumni Coordinator, and Dawn Broadwater, Bible study teacher, were excited to have a good group at their first class. They meet weekly on Thursdays at 1:30 at the East Waco Library. The class is open to anyone.
CWJC Alumni came together for their 2nd annual retreat on May 17 & 18 with 35 women attending. The event was held at The Mac at FBC Woodway. Thanks to Charlie Dodd for making the arrangements for us to use the facility, and thanks to all those who loaned inflatable beds for the women who
As well as participating in the CWJC graduation, our GED graduates participate in the MCC Graduation Program. We’re very proud of Kayla Carillo, Alejandra Davidson, Rene Davis, Luisa Harrell, and Nicole Hatfield for passing the GED test last semester!
Our graduates enjoyed getting words of encouragement from Ramona Curtis at the graduation celebration. Thirteen women graduated on May 2nd. Truett Seminary provided the chapel for the ceremony and the great room for the graduation reception. Lori Boles, Harris Creek Baptist Church, coordinated a beautiful reception for the graduates, family members, and friends. Thanks to
Several alumni spent Saturday, May 11, helping build a Habitat for Humanity house. Watching those women use power tools is pretty amazing!
CWJC alumni helped the Salvation Army collect money for the community of West as bell ringers. Each entrance at Richland Mall had a Salvation Army kettle with a bell ringer. Thanks for giving back to the community, alumni!
Thanks and appreciation to our wonderful community volunteers: FBC Woodway Acteens and their leaders, Virginia Kearney, Rhonda Jones and Doris King, toured our center and brought handcrafted gifts to our women. We so appreciate being on the receiving end of your creativity! Eight Baylor student volunteers lead by Carole Meriweather cleaned and organized our kitchen