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Roots & Wings | Latinas of WRC

2019-11-07T21:14:24+00:00

Laughter rings out of the cozy meeting space at the Manatee Women’s Resource Center (WRC). It’s Monday night and the women who make up the Latina’s of WRC are trickling in. There is wonderful energy and a blend of Spanish and English as they greet each other like old friends. It is music to

Roots & Wings | Latinas of WRC 2019-11-07T21:14:24+00:00

Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

2019-10-31T14:42:44+00:00

The month of November marks National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. Alzheimer’s disease is a type of dementia that leads to memory, thinking, and behavior problems. Being the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, there is no cure or prevention for the disease. One of three seniors die from Alzheimer’s or another form

Alzheimer’s Awareness Month 2019-10-31T14:42:44+00:00

We Were Chosen For The Community Bag Program!

2019-10-24T16:48:34+00:00

We are so excited to share that the Women’s Resource Center has been selected to be a part of the Community Bag Program, which is designed to make it easy for customers to contribute to WRC while also supporting the environment. For the entire month of November, each time a $2.50 reusable Community Bag

We Were Chosen For The Community Bag Program! 2019-10-24T16:48:34+00:00

5 Benefits of Yoga

2019-10-18T22:36:35+00:00

Yoga (noun): a Hindu spiritual and ascetic discipline, a part of which, including breath control, simple meditation, and the adoption of specific bodily postures, is widely practiced for health and relaxation.   Why should you practice yoga? Here are 5 reasons: 1. Improve Your Sleep A few yoga poses and movements are actually intended

5 Benefits of Yoga 2019-10-18T22:36:35+00:00

Happy Hispanic Heritage Month from the Latina’s of WRC

2019-10-11T18:55:51+00:00

National Hispanic Heritage Month is the period from September 15 to October 15 in the United States, when people recognize the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the country's history, heritage and culture.  The purpose of the celebratory month is to recognize the contributions and vital presence of both Hispanic and Latino Americans

Happy Hispanic Heritage Month from the Latina’s of WRC 2019-10-11T18:55:51+00:00

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

2019-10-03T21:59:58+00:00

October marks domestic violence awareness month, and as women, we need to stand together and help each other protect ourselves from domestic violence. According to loveequalsme.org: 1 in 3 women experience domestic violence in their lifetime 63% of victimized Latinas experience multiple acts of victimization 84% of native women have experienced violence in their

Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2019-10-03T21:59:58+00:00

Handbags & Happy Hour

2019-09-24T21:12:23+00:00

We’re officially counting down the days until our annual Handbags & Happy Hour event! Once again, we’re collaborating with HOPE Family Services to bring awareness of the life-changing services offered to women in Manatee and Sarasota Counties. Last year was our very first Handbags & Happy Hour event, and we loved it so much,

Handbags & Happy Hour 2019-09-24T21:12:23+00:00

Taking Déjà Blues: NextGen to New Heights

2019-09-24T19:31:00+00:00

Get ready for the party, or should we say, rooftop party of the year- Déjà Blues: NextGen! This year, we’re taking the party to a new height… celebrate with us on the rooftop of the brand-new City Centre Parking Garage, located between Old Main Street and 3rd Avenue on December 6th! We’re also teaming

Taking Déjà Blues: NextGen to New Heights 2019-09-24T19:31:00+00:00

FREE 4-40 Customer Service Insurance Training

2019-09-12T20:08:42+00:00

For more than 35 years, The Women’s Resource Center has provided counseling, training, and direction to women of all generations by encouraging, educating, enriching and empowering them through life’s transitions. Today, WRC is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit agency that serves thousands of women and families at its three Centers in Manatee and Sarasota Counties. WRC’s

FREE 4-40 Customer Service Insurance Training 2019-09-12T20:08:42+00:00

BeingWE, Women Empowered.

2019-09-16T19:28:49+00:00

“There’s an old saying that goes: give a man a fish and you’ll feed him for a day. Teach a man how to fish and you’ll feed him for a lifetime. I say: teach a woman how to fish — and she’ll provide for the whole village.” — Keren Lifrak Twelve years ago, standing

BeingWE, Women Empowered. 2019-09-16T19:28:49+00:00