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A Day for Women 2020

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Apr 18, 8:15 AM - 2:30 PM
NCC Campus
250 Sierra College Dr., Grass Valley, CA 95945
$45 per person, includes lunch
Joan Beard, joanbeard@aol.com

Event Details


Please join us at A Day for Women so that we may improve the lives of women and children in our local community. 

All profits support Sierra College Foundation NCC programs for students and Soroptimist International of Grass Valley’s service projects for women and children.

Email Joan Beard at joanbeard@aol.com to learn how to register for this event or purchase tickets today.


8:15-9:00am Registration, Coffee
9:00-9:15am Introduction: Stephanie Ortiz, Executive Dean, Sierra College, Nevada County Campus

9:30-10:30am Session One
10:45-11:45am Session Two
12:00-12:45pm Lunch, Networking
1:00-2:00 pm Session Three
2:15-2:30pm Closing, Raffle and Door Prizes


Session 1: 9:30-10:30 am

  • Workshop Presenter Session
  • Positive Experiences with your Adolescent, Annie Keeling
  • Everything You want to Know about Shade Plants, Emil Baldoni
  • Creating EPIC Self Confidence, Machen MacDonald
  • Mindfulness and Self-Compassion, Jemma Champeau
  • Creative steps to Customize your Look with Cosmetics, Melisa Mistler-Yates
  • Memory and Aging, Judy Kautz

Session 2: 10:45-11:45 am

  • Pelvic Health for Women, Margaret Matthews
  • Seasonal Décor Styling Tips, Erica Henderson
  • Fear Not! Public Speaking Made Easy, Gale Pylman
  • Clean Eating Clear and Simple, Cheryl Neumann
  • Travel that fits your Lifestyle, Phyllis Murdoch
  • Tips for Strong Relationships, Meg Luce, LMFT

Session 3: 1:00-2:00 pm

  • Wired That Way: Discovering your Personality Style, Meleesa Pellerino
  • How to Talk to Your Doctor, Dr. Sarah Woerner
  • Easy Cupcake Decorating, Katie Codney
  • Using Social Media Without the Worry, Melissa Hannebrink
  • Out and About in Nevada County, Mary West
  • Introduction to Knitting, Amy Monax

About Sierra College Foundation
Sierra College Foundation NCC raises funds in support of Sierra College Nevada County students and programs by offering scholarships, emergency funds, supporting foster youth and tutoring for financial aid applications. In addition, we promote the importance of the College to the Nevada County community.

About Soroptomist International
The word Soroptimist is translated to mean “Best for Women.” Soroptimist International works to promote human rights for all, and to advance the status of women. Through Program of Service activities, members promote positive social change through Awareness, Advocacy and Action. There are almost 1,000,000 members in 120 countries worldwide. Soroptimists are women who use the special expertise and management skills developed in their working life to advance the status of women and make the world a better place.

Sponsored by: Wells Fargo, Yubanet, KNCO Newstalk 830 and Star 94FM, Gateway Real Estate, Monty East, Dignity Health Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital, Jenni Johnston and Heather Thorpe, Edward Jones Investments, Nacht & Lewis, Ben Franklin Crafts & Frames, River Valley Community Bank, Joan Beard, Primary Residential Mortgage, The Verger Group B&C Ace Home Center, Cindy Gilchrist, The Pilates Place, Chiropractic Kare & Massage

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