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Event Name:Buffalo NY Community Event - Holiday Gathering with Stitch Buffalo
Event Type(s):North America
Community Events
Description:

Join us for WIT Buffalo’s holiday gathering. We will hear from local non-profit, Stitch Buffalo’s Founder and Executive Director Dawne Hoeg. Learn how this organization is supporting immigrant women as an inclusive space for refugees to create handcrafted goods and find economic empowerment. Also learn about the workshops offered to the Buffalo community.
 
As part of our mission to giving back to the local community, there will be an opportunity for WIT Buffalo members and attendees to donate to this organization to assist in Stitch Buffalo’s ability to purchase an industrial sewing machine to expand their offering of textile manufacturing. We are excited to collaborate with Stitch Buffalo in this way and are looking forward to future collaborations with this incredible organization.
 
The second half of this event will be reserved for networking and mingling with WIT Buffalo members and enjoying each others company!

Speaker Information: Dawne Hoeg Founder and Executive Director, Stitch Buffalo
Inspired by her professional life in the city of Buffalo, Dawne founded Stitch Buffalo in 2014. A creative at heart, Dawne has always loved the textile arts and has centered her career around this discipline. She teaches in the Textile and Fiber Arts Design Department at Buffalo State College and formerly served as the handwork teacher at the Aurora Waldorf School. In 2019, The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo selected her as a finalist in the Up and Comer category for their prestigious Centennial Awards, honoring change makers in our community.

Tuesday, December 14th, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST 
Event Date:12/14/2021
Event Time:12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Eastern
Location:Virtual
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