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Upcoming Support Groups & Workshops

  • Domestic Violence Support Groups
  • Positive Psychology
  • Childhood Sexual Abuse/Incest
  • Self Esteem

Just to name a few. For the full list of support groups and workshops Click here

News
Did You Know?

There are many ways you can contribute to the Women's Center.

  • In-Kind Donations
  • Outright Gifts
  • Partner Program
  • Endowment
  • Planned Giving

Together we can help meet your charitable goals while ensuring your family's financial security.

For more information, contact:
Jenn Gould, Development Director
(321) 242-3110, ext.2125
or email at: JGould@WomensCenter.net

Upcoming Events

Community Proceeds Day

WHEN:
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
11:00AM to 10:00PM
WHERE:
EL LEONCITO RESTAURANT
4280 S. Washington Avenue
Titusville, FL 32780

El Leoncito Restaurant has been serving Mexican and Cuban cuisine in the Titusville community for over 18 years. Being a community-minded family, El Leoncito has partnered with the Women's Center for a proceeds day to be held on July 13th where El Leoncito will generously give back 10% of all the day's sales to the Women's Center.

Join us by stopping by on July 13th and show your support for the Women's Center.


Become a Sponsor

Marilyn Monroe
AMBAL INC
Christine Sylvester


Tina Turner
Parrish Medical Center


Liza Minnelli
ABA-CON Inc.
BIMDA
The Broome Law Firm PA
Colman Heating & Air Conditioning Inc.
Heart Care Centers of Florida
Robert & Karen Jordan
RETZ BAKER, P.A.
T & G Music
Bill & Rachel Terry
Bette Midler
Bar IX
Herman & Joyce Cole
Ron & Sharon James
New Energy Service Inc.
Orange Plumbing
Sodexo

Cher
Michael & Gail Bittman
Drs. Victor & Yvette Boodhoo
Coastal Health Systems of Brevard
Eagle's Pride
Gray Robinson, William and Laura Boyles
Walt & Theresa Johnson
Loyd Contracting
Micah Nix
RUSH Construction Co
Summer Camp

Titusville Camp
Week
July 11th - July 15th (5th-8th Grade)

9:00AM to 4:00PM
321-607-6811
CMiles@WomensCenter.net

Please visit WomensCenter.net to download and complete our camp application.
Return forms to the respective location or email completed forms to location representative listed above. Scholarships available.

Program Spotlight

LGBTQ SUPPORT GROUP

Starting Monday June 20th
We are offering a weekly FREE support group for the LGBTQ Community.

We have all been impacted by the recent tragedy in Orlando
in ways that are personal and unique to each of us.
This ongoing support group will address the recent tragedy as well
as offer continuing support for issues affecting this community.

WHEN: Mondays 1:00 - 2:00 pm
WHERE: WOMEN'S CENTER
1425 Aurora Road, Melbourne FL 32935
WHO: Adults 18yrs and up

Furniture and More Thrift Store

Come Visit
Our Furniture
and More
Thrift Store

2939 W New Haven Ave
West Melbourne, FL 32904
321-951-1336

Cleopatra Toga Night

The Cleopatra Toga Night, spear headed by North Guild President Sharon James, has raised $60,000 supporting Herman Cole (Cleopatra) at a pre-fundraiser for Dude Looks Like A Lady.

They came, wearing their togas and fully embellished Egyptian costumes, to benefit the Women's Center

To benefit the Women's Center, the fourth annual Dude Looks like a Lady countywide event, concept creator Sheriff Wayne Ivey, which will be held on September 16 at the Radisson Resort at Cape Canaveral, Florida. Prominent men throughout our county will walk the runway dressed as their choice

of a well-known female character. These brave men will walk in the shoes of a female character to speak out against domestic violence. Each man is challenged to raise money for the Women's Center prior to the evening of the grand finale on September 16. Here in North Brevard, the chairman of the board for Parrish Medical Center, Herman Cole, accepted this challenge. Click Here to Read More »

Camp GAIA - Melbourne
Special Thanks to the Following:
Viera Courthouse:
Judge Lisa Davidson, Corporal Al Wells
Vanelli's Martial Art Studio:
Elaina Garvin/daughter Chloe
Larsen Motorsports: Elaine Larsen and Team
WFIT radio station: Terri Wright, Pam and Therese
West Melbourne Fire Station: Kelly Rodano
Sebastian Inlet State Park:
Terry O'Toole, Jenn Anselmo, Terese Harbor
Courtyard Studio: Therese, Beth, Gretchen
The Horn Section: Scott and Marie
Foosaner Art Museum: Tina Murray, Sara Russo
Eau Gallie Florist: Alexis Johnson
Joan's Perfect Pie: Joan
Avalon Hydroponics: Sherril Spacio
Art More Studio: Sherri O.
Meg O'Malleys
Old School Pizza
Chef Patrice
Special Thanks to the Following Volunteers:
Carol Nicholson
Joni McClure
Molly Stone
Pam Jefferies
Patti Coleman
Kylie Jacobs
Lexi Schroeder
Thank You!

Thank you, Girl Scout Troop 802 for your outstanding job of collecting and delivering items to the Women's Center. You young ladies are helping those in need with your donations. Thank you for your hard work and the positive impact you are creating in our community. This is a friendly reminder that no one is too young to make a difference in their community!!!


Our Dress4Success discussion and demonstration was a huge success in Titusville! Career Source Brevard discussed interviewing & job appropriate clothing options. Thank you, Erica Lemp, for the skills and techniques you shared with those who attended.

Macy's offered makeup tutorials, looks for business casual/business professional settings. Skincare makeup application from start to finish, product demonstrations and samples. Thank you, Payton Blanchard with Clinique & Penny Besaw with Lancôme, for your time and talents.

Also, thank you, Disney Brevard Cast Volunteers, who made the beautiful quilted toiletry bags that were handed out at the workshop. Each women was able to leave with gifts as well as new skills and techniques!!


The Move-Hers Project

Humanity Group is pleased to announce the launch of The Move-Hers Project developed in conjunction with the Women's Center, the Humanist Community of the Space Coast (SpaceCoastHumanists.com) and the Space Coast Freethought Association.

The Move-Hers Project assists clients needing to relocate by providing energetic, friendly, cooperative manual laborers. Their volunteers are available to help lift, tote, pack and cart household goods, furniture and personal possessions in support of Women's Center clients who are moving on with their lives. Plus, they have a great deal of fun just being together and sharing the work.

They welcome anyone interested in helping them lift furniture to lift up a woman in need. If you'd like to put together a Move-Hers team or help an existing team, simply contact them directly at BeHuman@HumanityGroup.org.


2016 Partners
Philanthropists Estate of Joanne Miller, Parrish Medical Center
Change Makers Artemis, Estate of MaryAnn Kirkup
Leaders Roub Family Foundation, Inc., Christine Sylvester
Trendsetters Henry Family Foundation, Inc., Tucker Mitnik, P.A., Dr. Sandra Zimsky, George Burris-Meyer & Anita Burris-Meyer
Trailblazers Rosemary P. Bain, Barbara Y. Baird, Jennifer H. Brady, Harry & Wendy Brandon, Bill & Stephanie Brown, Cape Design Engineering Co., Dan & Marci Clarke, Al & Becky Dukes, Everything Brevard, Pamela A. Gatto, Harris Foundation, Judy B. Healy, H.H. Peterson and H.G. Crockey Peterson Foundation, David & Irene Hallquist, Life's Oasis Church, Margaret M. LoZito, Greg & Debbie Pelham, Fride Phelps, Virginia E. Pierson, Kay Rettich, Catherine Spencer, Heather Studley, Patricia A. Tosques, Barbara C. Wall-Scanlon

DID YOU KNOW...That some companies match their employee's charitable contributions up to a certain amount? Check with your employer today & find out if they're a MATCH!

Donors who support the Women's Center with gifts of $1,000 or more annually to our Partner Program are recognized as Women's Center Partners and receive exclusive Partner benefits. Contact Jenn Gould at (321) 242-3110, ext. 2125. Click Here to learn more.

Advertise With Us!

The Women's Center and Everything Brevard have formed a beautiful partnership that allows the Women's Center to connect, communicate and inform a larger population of Brevard County's community. Everything Brevard helps keep our community informed on everything from attractions to businesses, non-profit events to specials and coupons.

They, like the Women's Center, are a great resource in our community, with information on healthy options as well as where to go if you are in need of support and services. The Women's Center is excited about our new partnership and encourage you to visit Everything Brevard and sign up for their newsletter to keep up with Women's Center events as well as other community happenings.

For updates on Events & Pictures, Services and News

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