September, October, November 2017: Featured Artist: Gabriel Williams
About the artist: Every image evolves in the eye of the photographer. Gabriel’s passion and vision allow him to capture the evocative qualities of people, landscape, and all aspects of photography, while preserving the inherent beauty of the image. Landscape, red carpet events, concerts, and exclusive celebrity events are his intended venues. His work has been featured in numerous media and intermediate websites, as well as blogs. He calls San Francisco Bay Area home but he follows where his lens and creative drive take him. His work is available for print or download and for commercial and personal purposes. Please visit his website http://www.pictureperfectvisions.com, follow him on Instagram and Twitter, for updates and recent work.
Monday, October 2: Live Music – Verdandia
About Verdandia: Verdandia is a harp and violin duet that specializes in beautiful music for any occasion. Adria Amenti (harp) and Alison Bailey Streich (violin) have been creating magical music together since 2008. Come enjoy their mix of classic favorites, Irish, Scottish, and Nordic folk tunes, fun popular covers, jazz standards, as well as their own compositions.
Sunday, October 1: Benefit Dinner: Women’s International Fund for Education (WIFE)
About WIFE: The Women’s International Fund for Education (WIFE) creates access to higher education for women worldwide through financial support and mentorship. Its long-term vision is to alleviate poverty, as well other societal and environmental issues, through the education and empowerment of women. The Women’s International Fund for Education helps women worldwide go to college by providing financial support and career development and mentorship. Through frequent newsletters and the option to personally connect with the young women recipients The Women’s International Fund for Education builds cross-cultural awareness and relationships between donors and recipients. After receiving the scholarship and completing their education the recipients will become leaders within their communities and use their education to make significant impacts and changes to improve a variety of challenging conditions within their community.
The Women’s International Fund for Education is an established 501-(C)3 as of June 2013. WIFE was founded in the late summer/early fall of 2010, after a trip to the Philippines. Since our founding WIFE has established three board members, grown various spheres, developed a scholarship application and collaborated with organizations abroad. WIFE is currently funding the education for two women in Tanzania, Africa. We seek to broaden our outreach- so please contact us for support!