Education and leadership highlight March 20 reception

The Women Lawyers Association of Michigan Foundation will hold a reception Road from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 20 at the Local Kitchen and Bar in Ferndale, 344 W. 9 Mile.

Highlighting this year's reception are remarks by Susie Schechter, executive director of Reading Works, a collaborative initiative dedicated to raising the level of adult literacy in metro Detroit, who will speak on finding your community passion.

In addition, Just the Beginning Foundation, an organization dedicated to educational programs aimed at minority and underrepresented students in middle and high school who demonstrate an interest in pursuing careers in the legal field, will be recognized as a community honoree.

Attendees may bring a self-help or children's books to donate to Reading Works.

The WLAM Foundation will introduce the 2013 Outstanding Women Law Students chosen to receive a total of $30,000 in scholarships to support their education.

The suggested donation for the reception is $25. To register for the event by March 13, contact Barb at (248) 740-7003 to charge by telephone, or go on line at

Published: Thu, Feb 21, 2013


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