Hope Awards Dinner
The Hope Awards Dinner is Coming!
Every spring, hundreds of supporters of Calvary Women’s Services attend the Hope Awards Dinner to celebrate the achievements of women at Calvary. We hope you will join us for this inspiring evening, happening Thursday, May 14 at the Ronald Reagan B…
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Poem: Road of Hope
If you’re a regular reader of the blog, you may already know that writing is an integral component of our Life Skills, Education and Arts Program (LEAP). Many women find that this introspective act can bring healing from past traumas or clarity…
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Friday Round-Up: This Week in the News
“That’s another big difference for poor families today. They might have TVs and cell phones, but researchers say they can be more disconnected than ever, from neighbors, work, family, all those social networks that help people through life.…
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LEAP Class Spotlight: Flowerpot Painting
The Hope Awards Dinner is just one week away, and painting flowerpot centerpieces is one of the many ways we are preparing for the event. Women have spent every Friday afternoon LEAP session for the last few weeks creating these lovely flowerp…
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Hope Awards Dinner Auction Sneak Peek
The 13th Annual Hope Awards Dinner is just a little over two weeks away, and we’re gearing up for a fun and inspirational evening!  There will be delectable food, great company, and an incredible auction. If you’re curious about what to exp…
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Meet the 2014 Hope Awards Dinner Honorees
Thirteen years ago, Calvary Women’s Services created the Hope Awards to recognize individuals who offer hope, inspiration and empowerment to women in need. Past Hope Awards have honored women like NPR’s Diane Rehm,  entrepreneur and philanthropi…
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A Look Back at the 2013 Hope Awards Dinner
Every spring, supporters of Calvary Women’s Services join local leaders at the Hope Awards Dinner. As you may already know, the Hope Awards Dinner honors members of the community who offer hope and empowerment to women in need. Previous honoree…
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The Spirit of Hope
If you’re a friend of Calvary Women’s Services, you’ve likely come across our mission statement, part of which is emblazoned on our donor wall: to offer a safe, caring place for tonight; support, hope and change for tomorrow. The promise of…
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From the Archives: Photos From Last Year’s Hope Awards Dinner
Board member Kymber Messersmith celebrates onstage at the Hope Awards Executive Director Kris Thompson with honoree Sandra Evers-Manly, emcee Steve Rudin of ABC7/WJLA-TV, and Board President Tracy Ballard. One week from today we’ll be heading d…
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From the Archives: Katie Couric as the 2012 Hope Awards Honoree
Last spring at the Hope Awards Dinner, we were proud to honor Katie Couric with the Hope Award. As a nationally recognized leader in television journalism, host of her own talk show “Katie!”, and ABC News special correspondent, her words of encou…
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