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Cuba-themed fundraiser garners cash for scholarships

Sun Gazette News
05/15/2022

The Women’s Club of Great Falls Scholarship Fund garnered $53,000 through its inaugural “Havana Night” fund-raiser, which drew together 150 people to support scholarships for local college students.

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Holly Ann Kuga Endowment

Great Falls Connection

03/30/2022

The Women’s Club of Great Falls Scholarship Fund announced the establishment of the Holly Ann Kuga Endowment on March 19, 2022, at George Mason University (GMU).

A scholarship fund is established in Holly Kuga’s name to support the education of deserving women students in Northern Virginia seeking upper-level degrees.

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Great Falls Connection Holly Ann Kuga Endowment Established
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Old Glory Donates VIP Experience

Old Glory DC

03/28/2022

Old Glory DC & The Women’s Club of Great Falls Scholarship Fund is pleased to announce a partnership based on the two organizations’ common core values of education and community.

 

Representatives from both groups came together on March 26, 2022, in Leesburg, VA, in celebration of International Women’s History Month to honor the winner of the “With Her” Award, Margaret Dessypris Thomas.

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New scholarship fund honors memory of Women’s Club stalwart

Sun Gazette News

03/28/2022

Kuga was a long-standing member of the Women’s Club and a beloved friend and supporter of the Scholarship Fund who died in December 2020 as a result of a tragic car crash. The funds raised for Kuga’s endowment, which total just over $34,000, were a culmination of donations from friends and family in conjunction with the Scholarship Fund’s 2021 Spring Tea fund-raiser, held in her memory.

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Scholarships bestowed at Spring Tea in Great Falls

Sun Gazette News

05/03/2021

Great Falls Friends & Neighbors at its annual Spring Tea on April 25 bestowed scholarships on four local women who are attending college.

 

This year’s scholarship winners, who attend George Mason University and received $1,500 each.

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Great Falls Friends and Neighbors Hosts Spring Tea

Great Falls Connection 

04/28/2021

Great Falls Friends and Neighbors member Sally-Anne Andrew Pyne, who spearheaded the establishment of a GFFN Scholarship Fund in the memory of selfless club member Holly Ann Kuga (1947-2020), joins Kuga’s daughter Katherine Kuga Wenner and husband of 50 years, Dr. Robert E. Kuga of Great Falls, at the GFFN Scholarship Fund Spring Tea 2021.

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Helping Women Achieve Their Academic Goals

Great Falls Connection

12/02/2020

Great Falls Friends and Neighbors Scholarship Fund announced the creation of the Doris Fisher Irwin Endowment, inspired by their founder and funded through a 2019 bequest by
her husband George.

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Great Falls Group Starts Scholarship for Mason Students

Sun Gazette News

12/03/2020

Great Falls Group Starts Scholarship for Mason Students.

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Great Falls Friends & Neighbors Support Local Charities

Great Falls Gazette

10/07/2020

Club hosts its annual kick-off luncheon, announces scholarship winners.

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