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YWCA Greater Lafayette Lights Up Riehle Plaza for October Awareness

Sunday, September 26, 2021

YWCA Greater Lafayette will host Light Up Riehle Plaza, October 1, at 7:00pm, as the kick-off event for October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Domestic Violence Awareness Month and YWCA’s 4th Annual Power of the Purse Challenge. In previous years, Light Up Riehle Plaza has served to bring awareness to breast cancer, one of the leading health… Continue Reading YWCA Greater Lafayette Lights Up Riehle Plaza for October Awareness

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MISSION UPDATE: September 2021 Newsletter

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Welcome Lindsey Mickler, President & CEO YWCA Greater Lafayette Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Lindsey Mickler as their new President & CEO. Beth Bangs, YWCA Board Chair, said Mickler is a versatile, highly adaptable, results-oriented professional with proven nonprofit leadership and management skills. “Mickler brings to YWCA extensive experience in… Continue Reading MISSION UPDATE: September 2021 Newsletter

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August: National Black Business Month

Thursday, August 26, 2021

August is Black Business Month, and though it is a national observance it is not always locally recognized throughout the nation. According to a Blackdemographics.com report, Black owned employer businesses in the United States increased 13.6% between 2012 and 2017 totaling 124,000 Black firms. These businesses employed 1,208,270  people, an increase of 23.9 percent from 2012; their payrolls totaled $26.1 billion,… Continue Reading August: National Black Business Month