SCHEME STANLEY STEAMER CERTIFIED GREEN THERE IS SOMETHING TO BE SAID ABOUT GIRL POWER. WE COULD SPEND ALL MONTH JUST TALKING ABOUT THE INCREDIBLE ACCOMPLISHMENTS WOMEN AROUND THE WORLD AND DELMARVA HAVE ACHIEVED WOMEN LIKE THESE MEMBERS OF ONE HUNDRED PLUS WOMEN WHO CARE ON THE SHORE THEIR MISSION IS SIMPLE COME TOGETHER TO MAKE A REAL IMPACT ON DELMARVA AND AS YOU CAN SEE IT IS WORKING MICHELLE MCGOWAN AND JANELLE MULHOLLAND ARE CO COORDINATORS WITH THE GROUP AND JOIN US THIS AFTERNOON. LADIES THANK YOU FOR BEING HERE SO FIRST YOU KNOW THIS REALLY SOUNDS LIKE A POWERFUL GROUP. TELL US ABOUT ITS MISSION. WELL WE’RE REALLY A BUNCH A GROUP OF WOMEN WHO GET TOGETHER AND WE REALLY WANT TO RAISE AWARENESS AND FUNDS FOR LOCAL CHARITIES AND ESPECIALLY THE CHARITIES THAT MAYBE YOU MIGHT BE SMALLER MIGHT NOT HAVE THE FUNDS OR THE STAFFING TO MARKET OR DO ADVERTISING. SO WE REALLY WANT TO GET THE WORD OUT ABOUT THEM AND LEARN ABOUT THEM AND ACTUALLY RAISE FUNDS FOR THEM SO WHAT INSPIRED ITS CREATION. WELL THERE’S ACTUALLY LIKE 400 HEART PLUS WOMEN’S ALL OVER THE WORLD AND AND I HAD NEVER HEARD OF THAT BUT I WENT HOME TO IOWA AND I WAS VISITING MY MOTHER AND SHE SAID OH I HAVE MY MEETING AND I SAID WHAT MEETING AND SO SHE STARTED TELLING ME ABOUT IT AND I SAID OH MY GOODNESS I HAVE TO DO I HAVE TO GO BACK TO THE SHORE AND HAVE TO START THIS. SO THAT’S WHAT HAPPENED AND AND WE LOVE IT. IT’S BEEN REALLY FUN. YEAH. SO WHO MAKES UP THE GROUP? MICHELLE WELL ALL OF THE MEMBERS ARE AT ANY ONE CAN BE A MEMBER. ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS COME TO A MEETING AND YOU COME KNOWING THAT YOU’RE GOING TO DONATE 100 DOLLARS YOU COME AND YOU NOMINATE LOCAL CHARITIES THAT ARE NONPROFIT THERE. WHAT 5 0 1 C 3 NONPROFIT CHARITIES AND YOU NOMINATE THEM AT THE BEGINNING. WE PUT THEM IN A IN A BOX AND WE CHOOSE THREE AS LONG AS THOSE THREE HAVEN’T GOT ONE OUR MONEY. SO WITHIN THE PAST YEAR WE TALK ABOUT THEM EACH FOR ABOUT FIVE MINUTES AND THEN WE VOTE AT THE END AND WHOEVER WHICHEVER CHARITY GETS THE HIGHEST AMOUNT OF VOTES THAT IS WHO WE ALL WRITE ARE 100 DOLLAR CHECKS TO WOW. SO GIVE US AN IDEA WHAT THESE ORGANIZATIONS DO WELL START WITH WE’VE RAISED THIRTY THREE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS NOW AND COLLECTIVELY IN THE THREE WEEKS THAT WE BEGAN IN 2007 WE ONLY MEET THREE TIMES A YEAR. OK. AND SO WE’VE THIRTY THREE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED. THAT’S A BIG NUMBER FOR US. AS SOON AS WE WENT OVER THIRTY THOUSAND WE’RE PRETTY EXCITED. BUT WE’VE GIVEN TO SEVEN ORGANIZATIONS AMONG THEM ARE THE HOPE FOR RECOVERY THE HOME IN BERLIN WE GAVE TO THE CRICKET CENTER WAS WHICH IS A CHILD ABUSE AT QVC CENTER THE STEVE INDICATOR HIGH SCHOOL BAND BOOSTERS WERE THERE FOR THEIR NEW UNIFORMS WE’RE WEARING 25 YEAR OLD UNIFORM WE HOPE TO DONATE FOR THAT. THERE’S THERE’S SO MANY LOCAL ALL THESE DAYS HERE ON THE SHORE. ONE HUNDRED PERCENT OF THE MONEY THAT WE RAISE STAYS ON THE SHORE ALL OF THE CHARITIES WE SUPPORT WE ASK THAT THERE ARE WORCESTER COUNTY Y COMIC COUNTY OR SOMERSET COUNTY. AND OF COURSE THEY ALL HAVE TO BE NON-PROFIT CHARITIES BUT ALL OF THE MONEY STAYS ON THE SHORE. AND WHAT WE LOVE ABOUT ONE HUNDRED PLUS WOMEN IS IT’S THE WOMEN’S POWER OF GIVING AND TOGETHER OUR IMPACT IS GREAT SOUNDS LIKE OH YEAH. SO ARE YOU LOOKING FOR MORE WOMEN TO JOIN. WE WE WOULD LOVE TO BE ONE HUNDRED PLUS. YES CALL THAT’S OUR WONDERFUL PROGRAM. THANK YOU FOR BRINGING IT BACK FROM ALYONA AND THANK YOU BOTH FOR BEING HERE THIS AFTERNOON. MICHELLE AND JANELLE WITH ONE HUNDRED PLUS WOMEN WHO