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WISH Five Year Anniversary Celebration

Membership committee member Kathy Blue ’80 (l) and grant committee member Donna Bertazzoni (r) Photo by https://sassafrasphotographss.myportfolio.com/

Dr. Jordan Mader (l), recipient of the inagural Shepherd Learning Project grant in 2015, catches up with Dr. Heidi Hanrahan (r) , WISH member and recently named WV Professor of the Year Photo by https://sassafrasphotographss.myportfolio.com/

SUF Executive Vice President and WISH founding member Monica Lingenfelter (l) chats with member Pat Egle ’60 (c) and grant committee member Sheila Vertino (r) Photo by https://sassafrasphotographss.myportfolio.com/

Grant committee chair Bonnie Brannon ’63 introduces the 2018 grant recipients during the program Photo by https://sassafrasphotographss.myportfolio.com/

Dr. Aart Holtslag was on hand to represent one of the 2017 Shepherd learning project recipients, Model United Nations Photo by https://sassafrasphotographss.myportfolio.com/

Lisa Bivens ’83, WISH member and recipient of the inaugural nonprofit WISH grant in 2015, enjoys the reception with membership committee member Kristie Hadley Photo by https://sassafrasphotographss.myportfolio.com/

WISH is a family affair! Members Jen Barney ’98 (l) and Madeline Barney help celebrate the five year anniversary. Photo by https://sassafrasphotographss.myportfolio.com/

WISH member Clissy Funkhouser (l) chats with Monica Lingenfelter (r) Photo by https://sassafrasphotographss.myportfolio.com/

Founding member and keynote speaker Rebecca Powers (l) enjoys the reception with founding member Anne Small (c) and grant committee member Zelma Buskell (r) Photo by https://sassafrasphotographss.myportfolio.com/

Advisory committee and founding member Mary “Peachy” Staley (l) gets a hug from membership committee member Kathy Bennett (r) Photo by https://sassafrasphotographss.myportfolio.com/

Bonnie Brannon discusses the upcoming grant proposal reviews with fellow committee member Susie Davis ’77 Photo by https://sassafrasphotographss.myportfolio.com/

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Founding and membership committee member Willie Elliott (l) chats with membership committee co-chair Sherri Janelle. Sherri is also the Executive Director of Development at the Shepherd University Foundation. Photo by https://sassafrasphotographss.myportfolio.com/

Shepherd University catering provided custom “5” cupcakes for the occasion. Photo by https://sassafrasphotographss.myportfolio.com/

WISH guest Kim Graves (l) learnes about WISH from WISH member (and friend) Kathleen Osantowske (r) Photo by https://sassafrasphotographss.myportfolio.com/

Carolyn Zdziera (l) and Amanda Linton (c) were on hand as representatives of one of the 2017 nonprofit grant recipients, Community Alternatives to Violence Photo by https://sassafrasphotographss.myportfolio.com/

The WISH advisory committee takes a quick moment to snap a photo with Rebecca Powers: Monica Lingenfelter, Peachy Staley, Carolyn Fleenor ’78, Rebecca Powers, Liz Oates, Meg Peterson, and Bev Hughes ’71

Grant committee vice chair Carol Kable (l) poses with Rebecca Powers (c) and Bonnie Brannon (r)

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