Annual Meeting & Education Event The 2019 MWP Education Event & Annual Meeting/ Secondary Trauma & Self-Care was held on Thursday, May 2nd, from 9:00-11:30am at the Hennepin Avenue Methodist Church, 511 Groveland Ave, in Minneapolis. Thirtyfive MWP members attended the event. A buffet breakfast was enjoyed by all. Lauren Robbins and Farren Swanson ran the MWP business meeting. They thanked all the volunteers for 2018-19. The Executive Committee for 2018-19 was introduced. And the EC for 2019-20 was announced. Zoe Milavetz announced the recipient of the $500 scholarship is Taylor Baez. Taylor was not present at the meeting. The MWP “Women who make a Difference” award was presented to Marg Charmoli, Ph.D., LP., by Ann Schattenburg. The MWP Founding Mother Award was presented to Farren Swanson by Stacey Stillmunkes. Farren has been the MWP Newsletter Editor since 2014. She has been on the EC since that time. She was vice-chair in 2017-18 and chair in 2018-19. Sandra Maurer presented on the topic of Secondary Trauma and Self-Care. Sandra led the group in yoga that can be used for self-care as a therapist, and also with clients of secondary trauma. A raffle for a Wellness Basket that include a yoga mat with bag and many other things generously donated with a value of $200 was won by Ann Schattenburg. The raffle raised $263.50 for the Dorothy Loffler Scholarship Fund for the 2020 Scholarship Award. Here is the link to the MWP 2018-19 Treasurer’s Report.