Check Presentation: The Mount Airy Women in Motion presented a check to American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer for $6,353, surpassing the group's annual fundraising goal of $5,000! Representing the Mount Airy Women in Motion, Robin Cooney and Sheri Cates (Center), present a check Mount Airy Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Committee members, Mary Ford-Naill (Left) and Linda M Gourley (Right). Also included in the photo are: Amy Castle-Rogers, Jean Wright, Lisa Segerdahl Trail, Karen Giese, Kelly Maloney Frager, Angie Frear, Kim Wilson, Alice Settle-Raskin, Marsha Gibney, Laurie Friedman Dilks, Ellie Bonde and Julie Dixon Gensch. (High Resolution Photo Courtesy of the Mount Airy Women in Motion )
Mount Airy, Maryland - Making Strides Against Breast Cancer flagship sponsor - Mount Airy Women in Motion - presented a $6,353 to the American Cancer Society at their November meeting, surpassing the group's annual fundraising goal of $5,000!
"We are just in awe of all of the support we've gotten this year," said Sheri Cates, Founder, Mount Airy Women in Motion, whose networking group has been a flagship sponsor of the Mount Airy Making Strides for Breast Cancer since 2011.
The group of women business owners from the Greater Mount Airy, Maryland region aimed high this year with a few innovative fund raising events, such as two Feel the Churn Butter Aerobics events and a raffled basket full of gifts contributed from its many members.
In addition to the many individuals who made the fundraising effort possible, major donors include: Walmart, Southern States, South Mountain Creamery, Dairy Maid Dairy, Planet Fitness, Blossom & Basket Boutique, Ace Hardware and Twin Arch Self Storage.
About Mount Airy Women in Motion: The Mount Airy Women in Motion are women business owners helping women business owners, advance, encourage and grow their businesses. We are group of Women Business Owners in the Mount Airy and surrounding areas networking together to help each other grow their businesses. We meet at the M&T Bank in Mt. Airy on the last Friday each month, 8:00 - 9:15 am, to network - share ideas and network or hear from different trainers and key note speakers. To learn more, please visit MountAiryWomenInMotionNews.weebly.com.
Media Contact: Sheri Cates | E-mail: Sheri@shericates.com | Phone: 301-829-9660
Related: See post coverage: "Women in Motion raise more than $6K for cancer," Frederick News Post, pg. A-11, Jan. 8, 2016