April 2014

 

LWR WOMEN’S CLUB APRIL MONTHLY MEETING

WHEN: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

WHERE: Lakewood Ranch Town Hall

SPEAKER:  Deputy Sheriff Alan Fifield, Manatee County Sheriff’s office

TOPIC: How to protect yourself from internet and identity theft and how to make your home secure.

On Thursday, April 10, 2014 the LWR Women’s Club held their Monthly Meeting at LWR Town Hall.

Deputy Sheriff Alan Fifield and Wilma Nouri, Program Committee Member

Deputy Sheriff Alan Fifield and Wilma Nouri, Program Committee Member

The guest speaker, Deputy Sheriff Alan Fifield spoke about Identity Theft and Cyber Security.  He alerted attendees about the need to be diligent about: monitoring your credit card statements for evidence of fraud; shredding personal information; cleaning out your wallet of extra credit cards and your social security card; and never give your personal or credit information out to telephone solicitors.

In addition he graciously spoke about the recent robberies in Lakewood Ranch and emphasized the importance of make sure your alarms are activated and other helpful hints to avoid being robbed.

The deputy sheriff performs Home Security Survey’s for residents and this service can be initiated by calling the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office Crime Prevention Section.

Members arrived laden with white sheets and towel sets for SOLVE Maternity Homes.

 Patti Wrobel, Vice-President and Philanthropy Chair and Gail Edelman, Philanthropy Committee with Sheets and Towels

Patti Wrobel, Vice-President and Philanthropy Chair and Gail Edelman, Philanthropy Committee with Sheets and Towels

SOLVE is one of the three charities that the LWR Women’s Club is sponsoring for 2014.  Patti Wrobel and members of her Philanthropy Committee will be delivering this much needed bedding to SOLVE.

This is all part of the Women’s Club efforts for 2014 to become more personally  involved with their sponsored charities.

Trish Newman, LWRWC President displays a "Story Board" that depicts philanthrophy progress

Trish Newman, LWRWC President displays a “Story Board” that depicts philanthrophy progress