Evening Branch Women’s Association (EBWA)

EBWA Program – February 22nd

Integrative Health Coaching: An opportunity for redefining your vision of a healthy self with speaker, Wendy Miller, RN and Integrative Health Coach.  Lifestyle choices are responsible for 50-75% of chronic disease in the US and are very costly in terms of our individual level of health as well as the financial burden of preventable disease. … Continued

EBWA Program – January 25th

Costuming for a Century: Speaker, Kathe Sheehan will present an overview of her 43 years as owner of The Costumer, one of the cornerstone businesses in our community. With a background in education and theatre arts, Kathe provided costumes for events around the world as well as television, theater, parades, grand operas, magazines, and school … Continued

Bring Gifts of Panties for Women at the Domestic Violence Shelter:  

EBWA has a long standing interest in the YWCA. In the early days of EBWA 35 years ago, a member who was very involved in serving at the YWCA, noticed that women arrived at the domestic violence shelter in emergency mode, without many belongings. While toiletries, used clothing and linens were often donated, underwear was … Continued

EBWA Program – December 14th

Betsy Colt Foot: One Woman’s Radical Quest to Provide Girls an Education:  Louise Marks will present a one-woman play about the life of Betsy Colt Foot, who was instrumental in making a girls’ school a possibility: the Albany Academy for Girls. Having written an interesting book about Betsy, “To Elevate and Adorn the Mind,” Louise will … Continued

EBWA Program – October 26th

Addressing the Opioid Epidemic in New York State with speaker Glynnis S. Hunt.  MS Opioid addiction has received a lot of attention in the news the past several months On October 26 women who attend the Evening Branch of the Women’s Alliance (EBWA) will have the opportunity to learn how New York State is dealing with … Continued

EBWA Program: September 28th

“Heartstrings: An Evening with Guitarist Maria Zemantauski” –  Maria Zemantauski is one of the world’s few heralded female flamenco-style guitarists, and one of even fewer female flamenco composers.  She has performed in Spain, Italy and across the continental United States to great acclaim.  With a Master’s degree in Cultural Anthropology, she is a relentless promoter … Continued

2017-2018 EBWA Calendar!

Evening Branch of the Women’s Alliance September 28: “Heartstrings” with Maria Zemantauski, Fabulous flamenco-style guitarist and composer October 26: “The Opioid Addiction Crisis” with Glynis Hunt November 16: “Alone in this Remote Place: The Pioneering Women Biologists of New York’s Raptor Recovery” with Darryl McGrath, author of “Flight Paths”(“Flight Paths: A Field Journal of Hope, … Continued

EBWA: This Region So Delightful to Ladies

June 15th – “This Region So Delightful to Ladies” – Hallie Bond, historian, author of several books and speaker on all things Adirondack, will speak to EBWA at the Kelly Adirondack Center, on June 15.  From Anna Constable, who went camping on Raquette Lake in 1850, to Anne LaBastille, who built a cabin on a … Continued

EBWA Program & Dinner – May 25th

Sara Brenner, MD, MPH: Nanotechnology and Human and Environmental Health: Dr. Sara Brenner is a national leader in better understanding the potential environmental challenges faced by those who work in the emerging nanotechnology field. Nanotechnology incorporates microscopic particles in myriad ways, including use in the health profession. While nanotechnology is sometimes used to improve health, … Continued