April 2012

YWLP Celebrates UVa Day 2012

April 23, 2012 Events

On Saturday, March 24, the Little Sisters, Big Sisters, facilitators, and administrators gathered for YWLP’s annual UVa Day.  Armed with raincoats and smiles, the women were able to enjoy a day of bonding and learning about UVa’s campus community despite the rain. The afternoon began with delicious pizza on the Rotunda, followed by a fun […]

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1st Annual Fundraising Luncheon

April 19, 2012 Events

1st Annual Fundraising Luncheon! Tuesday, May 8 2012 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Alumni Hall at the University of Virginia Program Kathy Thornton – Keynote Speaker                                                                                                                                                                Former NASA astronaut and associate dean of graduate programs at U.Va’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Fundraising Goal Our goal for this luncheon is to raise awareness about YWLP’s […]

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Sister Group Spotlight: Jouett 8!

April 17, 2012 Sisterhood

Clare Simasek, one of the Jouett 8 facilitators, shares her thoughts on Jouett 8′s great year: “We have had a great year, full of plenty of time on the playground, lots of hot topic discussion, and community service.  The Little Sisters have grown as leaders as the Bigs have grown as mentors. The beginning of […]

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Extended Deadline: Be a Big Sister or a Facilitator!

April 2, 2012 Announcements

Big Sister & Facilitator Applications are Being Accepted Now! Big Sisters Matter…Connect with a middle school girl and join a community of leaders. Be a Big Sister with YWLP for the 2012-2013 school year!!! (and earn course credit for it) Download the application and email the completed application to ywlp@virginia.edu. NEW Deadline: Friday, April 6 […]

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Sister Group Spotlight: Jouett 1!

April 2, 2012 Uncategorized

The ladies of Jouett 1 had an eventful meeting planned, channeling the warm weather into positive energy and good spirits. While everyone comes together for a fun time, throughout the year facilitators Stephanielyn and Rachel have worked to find a balance between all of the different personalities in the room. Stephanielyn says, “They’re very different, […]

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