The Woman's Center in Richardson, now in its 34th year, offers diverse programs and opportunities for speical interests and support groups. As an outreach ministry of FUMCR, the center is an all-volunteer, non-profit, non-denominational organization open to women of all ages in the surrounding community.
Programs of interest and inspiration are open to the community without charge, membership, or reservation on the first Wednesday of the month. The morning begins with coffee at 9:30, and the programs begin at 10:00.
Aug 5 Paul Markowitz, a Senior Living Specialist, will help us explore what we need to consider about our living arrangements as we age. He will also include an overview of options available to us.
Sep 2 Mayor Pro Tem Mark Solomon will talk with us about all the new and exciting programs going on in the City of Richardson. He will also talk about all the new facilities and growth with the arrival of State Farm and other companies and what that means for the City of Richardson.
Oct 7 Suzanna Sulfstede will tell us about the Ombudsman Program at Senior Source, how it helps nursing home and assisted living facility residents by listening to their concerns and then advocating on their behalf about unanswered call buttons, bedsores, roommate problems, staffing, food, unsanitary conditions and more.
Nov 4 Marsha Foster will talk with us about the Door of Hope, a ministry in Shanghai in the early 1900’s in which the women made dolls to help support themselves. Marsha will also bring some of her dolls from this collection for us to see.
Dec 2 Join us for our annual Open House. We will celebrate the season with a Christmas program. Please bring a delicious goodie to share with everyone.
A pot luck lunch follows the program each month.
Game Night - Friday nights, 7 pm
Schizophrenics Support Group - Tuesday nights, 7-8 pm
Knitting Group - Fridays, 10:00 am
Women's Sanctuary - Last Sunday evening of each month, 7 pm
Fun Writing - 2nd and 4th Mondays, 10 am - 12 noon