HCWC to host annual virtual meeting
Hays-Caldwell Women’s Center will host its annual virtual meeting on Thursday.
“This year has been a year of growth and transition for HCWC and the communities we serve,” HCWC said in a news release. “HCWC has seen our numbers exceed pre-Covid highs and we have worked to expand our reach in the communities of Hays and Caldwell counties. We are proud of the tireless work our staff, board of directors, and our partners have done to help create a safer community, and we want to share our accomplishments for the year with you. We will be hosting our Annual Meeting virtually again this year and we hope you will join us!”
HCWC CEO Melissa Rodriguez will share an overview of the previous year during Thursday’s virtual event. Rodriguez will also give a presentation which will include the measures HCWC has taken to “create community connections and leverage partnerships to meet the increasing needs of our growing population.”
HCWC said Rodriguez will highlight that it served a total of 2,209 face-to-face victims of family violence, dating violence, sexual assault and child abuse from Hays and Caldwell counties. HCWC answered a record 3,963 HELPLine crisis calls and responded to 90 individuals through our HEARTeam program at area hospitals.
Thursday’s event will also recognize award winners in the following categories: Changemaker Award, the Sharon Skrocki Administrative Changemaker Award, and the Chris Banbury Volunteer of the Year Award.
HCWC will also vote for new board members. HCWC said it will present its proposed slate of board members for vote, including Samantha Wylie, Karolyn Tybor, Beverly Anderson, Katie McVaney, Patsy Liao, Karen Lairsen Jones, Laura Dupont, and Dr. Denise Trauth.
Thursday’s meeting takes place from 6-7:30 pm for our 2022 Annual Meeting via Zoom.
The Hays-Caldwell Women’s Center has a 44-year history of serving adults, youth and children in Hays and Caldwell Counties who are victims of family violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and child abuse. All HCWC services are free and confidential. For more information please visit www.hcwc.org or call 512-396-HELP (4357).