3decades of changing lives through the dignity of work

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					17th Annual Faces of Success Luncheon | November 10, 2011

3decades of changing lives through the dignity of work
30 years ago, a group of inspired women launched AWEE to help individuals find the sense of dignity and self worth that comes with a good job and a steady paycheck.   AWEE’s services have helped more than 115,000 women, men and young adults.

                                                                                                      How did we live without MP3 players and CD burners
                                                                                                      before the 90s? Remember “The Rachel?” Jennifer
                                                                                                      Aniston surely does. And what about Y2K fears,
                                                                                                                                                                             Names that changed our lives: Harry Potter,
                                                                                                                                                                             American Idol, iPOD, Katrina, Facebook, Twin
                                                                                                      three Nebraska Cornhusker national championships,
                                                                                                                                                                             Towers and Obama.
                                                                                                      Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Schindler’s List and

                                                                                                      Forrest Gump?                                                          AWEE continued changing lives by:
                                                                                                                                                                             • Expanding programs for both women and men,
                                                                                                      Meanwhile, AWEE continued to grow:
                                                                                                                                                                               adding special populations including ex-offenders,
                                                                                                      • Jeanne Herberger, Mary Jane Rynd, Judi Butterworth,
                                                                                                                                                                               domestic violence victims, older at-risk youth,
                                                                                                        Sandy Cowen Miller and Susan Heywood organized the
        Ah, the 80s: From big hair to heavy metal and MTV to the                                                                                                               mature workers and veterans.
                                                                                                        first Faces of Success Luncheon
        Brat Pack, the 80s saw the first IBM PCs and Apples and we got                                                                                                       • Serving 93,000 women, men and young adults
                                                                                                      • AWEE expanded services to include the working poor,
        to know Mt. St. Helens, Haley’s Comet and Seinfeld.                                             primarily women                                                      And it didn’t go unnoticed as AWEE was:
        In Phoenix, AWEE:                                                                             • 15,000 women were served during the decade                           • Awarded the Inaugural Neighborhood Excellence
        • began delivering workforce development services to welfare moms                             • President George H.W. Bush recognized AWEE as a                        Initiative by Bank of America
        • expanded services to Yavapai County                                                           National Point of Light.                                             • Identified as a Blue Ribbon Workforce
        • served 7,000 women during the decade                                                                                                                                 Development Program by local community leaders
        • was celebrated by Phoenix Mayor Terry Goddard during Arizona                                                                                                       • Recognized as a leader of nonprofits serving
          Education and Employment Day.                                                                                                                                        special populations by President George W. Bush
        • was recognized by President Ronald Reagan with the Private Sector                                                                                                  • Passionately guided by President and CEO,
          Initiative Commendation                                                                                                                                              Marie Sullivan, who received the Athena Award,
                                                                                                                                                                               the YWCA Tribute to Women and the Good Guy
                                                                                                                                                                               Non Profit of the Year Award.
It is because of individuals like you that we can continue fulfilling our mission.

             17 th ANNuAL

             Faces of Success                                                        2011 Faces of Success
                                                                                     Sponsors & Special Recognition
             LuNCHEON                                                                PReMIeRe woRKFoRce
                                                                                                                 caReeR BuILDINg
                                                                                                                 cHaMPIoNS coNT.
                                                                                                                                       eDucaTIoN aDvocaTe

             HoNoRaRy LuNcHeoN cHaIR
             Michelle King Robson
                                                                                                                                       STIMuLuS PaRTNeR

             Thursday, November 10, 2011
             The Arizona Biltmore Resort ~ McArthur Ballroom                         woRKFoRce
             24th Street & Missouri Avenue, Phoenix                                  cHaMPIoNS

             11:00 a.m. ~ Registration and Networking                                  CARSTENS
                                                                                         family funds

             11:30 a.m. ~ Luncheon Program Begins                                      CARSTENSFAMILYFUNDS.ORG

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                                                                                                                 LIFe SKILLS
                           Faces of Success Honorees Introduction                                                aDvocaTe
                           Jeanne Lind Herberger Honoree
                           Marilyn Seymann, Ph.D.                                                                                      MeDIa PaRTNeRS

             Celebrating three successful decades of “Changing Lives                 caReeR BuILDINg
             Through the Dignity of Work” and preparing to invest in the             cHaMPIoNS
             next 30 years.
             Join us as we celebrate with prizes, surprises, awards,
             raffles and give-aways!

                                                                                     LuNcHeoN coMMITTee          a SPecIaL THaNK you   Sponsors confirmed as of
                                                            Folllow us on            cHaIR                                             September 19, 2011
                                                                                                                 Invitation printing
                                                                                     Jacki Hibbeler              generously donated
                                                                                                                 by aPS
                          17 th AnnuAl

                          Faces of Success
       years of changing lives through the dignity of work




City                          State           Zip

Phone                         Fax


      I Want to Help Create More Faces of Success
          Reservations and seating arrangements are kindly requested by November 4, 2011.

o Workforce Champion                                                                               $25,000

  Premiere seating for two tables of ten plus expanded premium benefits
o Career Building Champion                                                                         $15,000

  Premiere seating for two tables of ten plus premium benefits
o Life Skills Advocate                                                                             $10,000

  Excellent seating for two tables of ten plus additional benefits
o Education Advocate                                                                                 $7,500

  Excellent seating for two tables of ten plus benefits
o Stimulus Partner                                                                                   $5,000

  Premiere seating for one table of ten plus additional recognition
o Sustaining Partner                                                                                 $2,500

  Premiere seating for one table of ten plus recognition
o Premium Table Sponsor                                                                              $1,250

  Seating for one table of ten plus recognition
o Individual Ticket(s) (____ number of seats x $100 = ____)                                     $________

o Raffle Ticket(s) o $5 for 1 ticket o $20 for 5 tickets o $100 for 30 tickets                  $________

   Pick up pre-purchased raffle tickets at Registration on Nov 10th. Must be present to win.
o I am unable to attend, but would like to make a donation.                                     $________

o I would like to make my Arizona Tax Credit donation now. o $200 o $400                        $________
   Earn an Arizona State Income Tax Credit of up to $200 or $400 if married filing jointly.
                                                                          Total Enclosed        $________

                     Registration Payment Information

Payment Accepted by Check or Credit Card
Please make checks payable to Arizona Women’s Education & Employment or fill out the credit card
information below and charge to:

o Visa o MasterCard o Discover o American Express

     Card Number                                                                               Security Code

     Expiration Date

     Name as it Appears on Credit Card


Sponsorship Benefits and Reservation Information
For detailed sponsorship benefits, reservations and information, please contact Susan Lagasse by
phone at 602-223-4345 or via email at You may also make your reservations
online at

        In compliance with IRS regulations, the fair market value of the event is $37.60 per seat.
                                    Please consult your tax advisor.
                                   Table Assignments
My table host is
Please list those with whom you wish to be seated.

Table Name:

_______ Please seat me at a no-host table. _______ I prefer a vegetarian plate.
Invest In AWEE’s Future With a Gift for Yourself
                     Buy Your Raffle Tickets to Win
                        this Stunning Necklace

Imagine the 36 soft white pearls on this magnificent necklace against
your skin as you gently close the 14-carat white gold clasp with 0.19 carats
of diamonds.
No need to dream. A limited number of raffle tickets are available to win this
$5,250 necklace generously donated by Molina Fine Jewelers.
Just include this card with your RSVP and add the amount to your check or
credit card order. Must be present to win.
Yes, I would like to invest in AWEE’s future by purchasing my raffle tickets now for
a chance to win the Molina pearl necklace
o $50 for 1 ticket o $75 for 2 tickets o $100 for 3 tickets               $________

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