Upcoming Events:




April 21:  Taste of the Town: Beer Tasting and Food Pairing in Local Bar and Grills
Establishments will be announced
April 21, from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

This event is to support rape crisis for sexual assault awareness month. Participants will purchase lanyards for $10 and then be able to visit the bar and grills listed o the lanyards for $5 tastings of the featured beer and food pairing. You get to vote on who had the best pairing for a bragging rights trophy! Lanyards can be purchased at the YWCA or at any of the local events listed above.

April 25:  Administrative Professionals Luncheon
YWCA, 304 N. 8th Street, St. Joseph
April 25, from 11:30 AM-1 PM

RSVPs are due Monday, April 23

This is YOUR special day! Join us and celebrate with a delicious lunch catered by Pronto Café and three exciting speakers: Dawn Piper (Christopher & Banks Store Manager) — “What’s in Store for Spring!”; Sarah Wood (Buchanan County Extension Nutrition Specialist) – “Quick and Easy Lunch Ideas;” and Kayla Ruff (MWSU Exercise Science Intern) – “Easy Exercises to do in Your Office.” Gracie Feese, Poodle Lady Paparazzi, from Cameron, MO (who is also donating a door prize) will have a booth featuring her jewelry outside the Terrace Room, from 10:30-11:30. Payments can be made with cash, check, or credit card. Payments must be made at the time of registration, and RSVPs are due April 23.

One lucky guest will receive a $500 Merry Maids gift certificate as a door prize!

Call 816-232-4481 to register. Treat yourself and your staff to this fun event!

April 27, 2018: Stand Against RacismJoin us at 10:00 a.m., in the lobby of the YWCA St. Joseph, 304 North 8th Street, for our local Stand Against Racism event. A proclamation will be read and then the entire audience will be invited to participate in reading a pledge as members of one community. Invite your friends, family and coworkers to join you for this important event!

April 27 & 28, 2018: YWCA Plant Sale (Gardeners’ Festival)
There will be a Gardeners’ Festival (plant sale) on Friday, April 27 4:00-7:00 p.m. and Saturday, April 28th 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Take a look at the new varieties and colors on annuals, perennials, combination containers, and baskets! If you have any questions or need more details, call 816-232-4481.

Women of Excellence: Thursday, June 21, 2018 – It’s Time to Buy a Seat!

The 2018 Women of Excellence Awards Luncheon is Thursday, June 21, at the Civic Arena in downtown St. Joseph.

At last year’s luncheon, over 1,000 guests were in attendance as we honored outstanding women and employers.

Important Dates and Information:

  1. All nominees will be honored at a reception held on May 2 at the YWCA from 5-7 p.m. and at the awards luncheon on Thursday, June 21.
  2. Attend – Mark your calendar and join us in saluting women and employers at this events. Tables are $400 and include ten place settings. Individual tickets are also available at a cost of $40. (Tables and tickets will sell out, so act early!)

Visit the Women of Excellence page on our website for more details!
Buy your seat or a table online here.