Tag Archives: Woodland for Women Worldwide

Woodland Worldwide recently awarded its annual leadership scholarships to Woodland Regional High School juniors Kayla Rafferty and Nikki Cina. Pictured, from left, are Woodland Worldwide co-advisor Lisa Olivere, Rafferty, Cina and Woodland Worldwide co-advisor Meghan Hatch. –KYLE BRENNAN

Woodland group changes name, not mission

BEACON FALLS — The women at Woodland are dropping the “women” from Woodland’s activist group — only in name, of course. The group formerly known as Woodland for Women Worldwide…

Runners participate in the Woodland for Women Worldwide’s 5k road race Saturday at Woodland Regional High School in Beacon Falls. -GAIL NOVACO

Running for a revolution

BEACON FALLS — More than 350 people participated in last Saturday’s Run for a Revolution, Woodland for Women Worldwide’s 5k road race and largest fundraising effort. The Run for a…

From left, Woodland for Women Worldwide advisor Deb Flaherty, WWW Volunteer Abroad Scholarship recipient Theresa Gillette, and WWW advisor Lisa Olivere. Not pictured, WWW Leadership Scholarship recipient Caitlyn Sousa. –KYLE BRENNAN

WRHS women’s group helps students become leaders

BEACON FALLS — In continuing its three-year-old mission to reinvest in the student population, the Woodland for Women Worldwide group recently awarded its two scholarships to a pair of Prospect…

Woodland for Women Worldwide is working to raise awareness about the messages today's Halloween costumes send to young women and girls with its GET REAL campaign.

Woodland group gets real

BEACON FALLS — What is a young woman to wear this Halloween? A sexy, naughty nurse costume, perhaps? Or how about a provocative, scanty cowgirl getup. The choice is clear…

Woodland group running for a revolution

BEACON FALLS — A Cambodian woman who survived being sold into sexual slavery at a young age will speak this weekend at a race that will raise money to benefit…

Woodland junior Salsabil Luzeri talks to Colleen Gabriel’s third grade class at Laurel Ledge about how schoolchildren in Africa write with sticks because they can’t afford pencils on April 26. PHOTO BY LARAINE WESCHLER

From pennies to road races

Woodland women’s group lends a helping hand BEACON FALLS – Salsabil Luzeri, a junior at Woodland Regional High School, held up a pencil to Colleen Gabriel’s third-grade students. “What do…