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File #: 18-538    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/7/2018 Departments: HUMAN RESOURCES
On agenda: 6/26/2018 Final action: 6/26/2018
Title: Adopt a resolution accepting donations for the County of San Mateo Women's Leadership Conference.
Attachments: 1. 20180626_r_Accepting Donations for Womens Leadership Conference.pdf
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To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Donna Vaillancourt, Human Resources Director
Subject: Donations, Volunteers, and Participants in County of San Mateo Women's Leadership Conference

Adopt a resolution accepting donations for the County of San Mateo Women's Leadership Conference.

The County of San Mateo Women's Leadership Conference (WLC) was held in support of the County's commitment to improve the quality of life for women of all ages through education and community-building. The Commission on the Status of Women, Supervisor Groom's Office, and Human Resources came together to create an event to promote networking, leadership development, and community engagement.

The County's inaugural Women's Leadership Conference was held on March 24, 2018 at Ca?ada College in Redwood City. Over 250 individuals participated in the event, which included concurrent professional/leadership development sessions, a keynote talk, resource tables, and the Women's Hall of Fame to recognize the achievements of three amazing women in San Mateo County. Various donors provided financial support and other contributions to offset event costs, and to provide participants with a positive and encouraging environment. In addition, County employees and Commission members volunteered their time to help make the event a success.

The attached resolution honors the donors, volunteers, and participants for being involved in this exciting event. In addition, the resolution is the vehicle by which the Board of Supervisors formally accepts financial and in-kind donations for the event. Event donations include $7,500 monetary sponsorships from Gilead Sciences and Skyline Community College. Other Sponsors include Woodruff Sawyer & Co with $5,000; Chajinel Home Care Services with $5,000; Warner Pacific with $2,500; Kaiser Permanente with $1,500; Cigna with $1,500; Swinerto...

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