THE YWCA SPEAKEASY
FOR A CAUSE
The YWCA invites you to
enjoy 1920s and 1930s-style food and beverages, dance to great jazz
and ragtime while donning your “gladrags” during the return of the
new fall fundraiser “The Speakeasy for a Cause”. Held on Friday,
October 26th at the always festive NCC Pavilion in Waterloo, it's a
great way to support our programs and participants during this party
with a purpose. Join us with a sponsorship and benefit from
extensive press coverage, prominent name and product placement,
promotional efforts, and much more.
Sponsors have the unique
opportunity to support a cause by purchasing a table or sponsoring
one of the gaming stations. The YWCA of Black Hawk County has been
committed to the Cedar Valley for more than a century; serving more
than 4,400 women, children and their families annually. Reservations
to Speakeasy for a Cause are $40 per person or a table of eight can
be purchased for only $280. Reservations are available beginning
September, 2018. Speakeasy for a Cause is open to the public. Please
join the YWCA for this night of era fun to support critical services
in the Cedar Valley!
Call 319-234-7589 for a
reservation today or download the below invitation and RSVP and send
to 425 Lafayette Waterloo, Iowa 50703.
Speakeasy Activities Sheet
recognize Week Without Violence™, the YWCA of Black Hawk County will
hold its annual workshop on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at the YWCA.
topic is The Impact of Hate Speech and its effect on the individuals
and groups it is directed at as well as the effect on the community
and society as a whole. This year’s workshop structure is:
Morning session - Yolanda Spears, LMSW, University of
Iowa School of Social Work presenting “The Very Real Impact of Hate
Afternoon sessions - the first afternoon session is a
panel of individuals from diverse backgrounds who will share their
own personal stories of experiencing hate speech; the last afternoon
session will be individuals from two communities sharing information
on initiatives in their communities addressing hate speech, what is
working and successful and their challenges.
is $30 per person, $15 for students (must show Student ID). CEUs are
being applied for and will be an additional cost for social work and
behavioral sciences if approved.
contact Cindy Mohr for registration information or watch for it on
our website, Facebook, local media and email lists. On-site
continental breakfast and lunch and workshop materials are included
in the registration fee.
Week Without Violence™ is an annual national campaign highlighting
practical and sustainable alternatives to violence in our homes,
schools, workplaces and communities. For more information or to
receive registration materials, please contact Cindy Mohr at