September 20, 2010
CTMC Women's Council to Hear Inspirational Story of Impact Austin Co-Founder
SAN MARCOS, TX – In March 2003, Rebecca Powers, along with a small group of women who were committed to making a positive change in the community, founded Impact Austin. To date, Impact Austin has put more than $2 million back into culture, education, environment, family, health and wellness in Central Texas. Powers will give her message during The Women’s Council of Central Texas Medical Center (CTMC) Foundation inaugural Membership Dinner by invitation only on Thursday, Sept. 23 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Hill Country Events Center.
Rebecca is a 2006 graduate of Leadership Austin. In 2007, Impact Austin was recognized by the Association of Fundraising Professionals as the Outstanding Philanthropic Organization in Austin. Rebecca graduated from the University of Richmond in Virginia with a B.S. in B.A. and worked as a sales representative with IBM for 14 years before retiring to raise her children.
“We are honored to have Rebecca Powers share her inspirational message with our group of diverse women committed to giving back to Hays County,” said Jerilyn Miller, CTMC Foundation Coordinator. “The CTMC Women’s Council is dedicated to empowering women to serve as both donors and decision makers.”
The CTMC Foundation invites women to give back to Hays County and become part of The Women’s Council, a new philanthropic committee of the CTMC Foundation. Its mission is to encourage women to strengthen and invest in our community by promoting programs and services that benefit women and children.
Since the initial meeting of Women’s Council in April of this year, the founders have been engaging women throughout Hays County in an effort to join their mission. A tiered dues structure provides council members with a non-traditional fundraising method. The Council has already grown to 55 members since the Founders first gathered; however, the group would like to see more area women get involved.
For information about joining the Women’s Council or to make a donation, please call the CTMC Foundation office directly at 512-753-3687.