|Panel discussion will focus on community philanthropy|
All are invited to “Giving Back with Purpose,” a panel discussion featuring three local women. The event will be held at the Ina Mae Rude Center at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, with a reception following. The panelists are Sarah Heitkamp, co-owner of Porpoura Coffee House and co-founder of Filling the Gap, a program which helps low income Altru Cancer Center patients; Mary Gail Homstad, whose career has focused on making a difference in the lives of special needs children in the East Grand Forks school system; and Kathy Fick, campus minister at Christus Rex Lutheran Campus Ministry.
The event is sponsored by the Women's Fund, a member of the Community Foundation of Grand Forks, East Grand Forks and Region, committed to empowering girls and women from the community to achieve economic, social and political equality. For more information, please contact the Community Foundation office at 701-746-0668.
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