Congratulations to Danielle Facio, recipient of the EVWL Tools for Success Award! Danielle received a laptop computer, printer, and other essential tools that will support her success at Mesa Community College, where she plans to major in Social Work. EVWL awards this annual scholarship to one college-bound graduate of the TAPP program, which provides comprehensive services to TUHSD students who are navigating the challenges of
Anastasia Falls became the first recipient of the Over the Moon Scholarship in a lovely ceremony featuring many members of the family of Stephanie Graham. Stephanie was a very active and beloved EVWL member who was sadly lost to breast cancer in 2014. After interviewing all wonderful finalists, scholarship committee members finally selected Ana as the candidate who most significantly embodied the “selfless spirit” that was demonstrated by Stephanie Graham and that serves as the underlying premise of the scholarship that honors her memory. Ana is a 2015 graduate of Seton Catholic College Prep High School. Click here to learn more about the Over the Moon Stephanie Graham Memorial Scholarship.
teenage parenthood while working towards high school graduation. Danielle’s award was announced at the Beat the Odds ceremony, which EVWL hosted at Compadre Academy in May. This annual event celebrates TAPP graduates who “beat the odds” by achieving success despite the challenges of teen pregnancy. To read more about EVWL's Supporting Teens in Parenting project, click here.
A huge hooray for our own Traci Estenson, who received the well-deserved Spirit of Karma Award from Tempe Community Council! This award was for Traci’s outstanding contributions to our community through her tireless efforts in many areas - but mostly for her amazing contributions to the Cinderella Affair. The council honored Traci at their 32nd Annual Don Carlos Humanitarian Award Ceremony & Dinner on September 29. Many members were in attendance to celebrate our beautiful friend!
Please join us for a fun and entertaining evening featuring a strolling buffet, open bar, silent and live auctions and a lively and comedic performance by the valley's premiere dueling pianos performers.
Anastasia Falls with Rilus Graham (Stephanie's husband), and EVWL scholarship committee members Kathy Harris, Marsha Griffith, Kimberly Sallquist, Debbie Houk, and Patti Agnew
Past President Advisor
East Valley Women's League
Villa Siena, 890 West Elliot Rd., Suite 104, Gilbert 85233
February 19, 2016
$100 per person
EVWL is a 501c3 Arizona non-profit that supports underprivileged women and children
in our community.