Special Thanks...

Special thanks to our sponsors, donors, volunteers and staff for your generosity in helping CWE help women and veteran entrepreneurs realize their dreams of becoming successful, prosperous business owners  We are so grateful that you could join us to celebrate and support them in business.
With your help we raised over $350,000 to help women and veterans transform their lives and create opportunities for them to become economically self-sufficient and prosperous through business and entrepreneurship.

Special thanks to our sponsors and donors including:  Eos Foundation; Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA; Boston Private; Comcast; and UPS.

2018 Rising Star Award Winner, Betsy Hill

The 2018 Andrea C. Silbert Rising Star Award was presented to Betsy Hill, owner of Neighborhood Café, in Boston, MA. Each year a deserving member of the CWE family who has benefited from her relationship with CWE on the road to starting and/or growing a business is honored at this event. Click here to read more about Betsy.

Again, Thank You.

With your support, you are ensuring that women and veterans have a place to go to get the critical skills, quality training, technical assistance, and confidence that they need to start and grow a viable business. In 2018 and beyond, we hope you will continue to stand with us in transforming their lives and improving communities through education and entrepreneurship. We know that with you by our side, we are well on our way to a stronger economy and true equality for all.

Save the Date for Next Our 2019 Auction & Gala

Mark your calendars for next year's event, Friday, March 29, 2019 at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront.

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Auction Item Donors

We appreciate all those who have supported this event.  Your donation helped us raise funds to help women who cannot afford CWE programs and services or access the education and tools they need to help themselves become financially self-sufficient.

A New You Spa
Amy Acampora
Joel Adler
Aeronaut Brewery
Barbara Lynch, Chef/Owner, Barbara Lynch Collective
Berkshire Mountain Distillers
Big Elm Brewing
Binham Lumber/Lake and Mountain Home
Blantyre Hotel Restaurant & Spa
Boston Harbor Distillery
Boston Park Plaza Hotel
Tom Brady
Brick & Beam Tavern
Bristol Clothing
Buehler Vineyards
Cara at Bulova
Castle Hill Inn
Catamount Aerial Adventure Park
Coastal Extreme Brewing Co., LLC
Contessa Fine Imports
Courtney Reckard Jewelry
Cucina Aurora Kitchen Witchery
Dave's Coffee
Patrizia DiRamio-Makeup Artist
Patricia Dugan
Maureen & Ralph Fevre
Flourish Beauty Lab
Forty 1 North
Four Seasons Hotel Boston
Lina Gallotto
GAP Promo
Grace Vanderbilt
Grill 23 & Bar
Hair by Katy Brown at Pure Hair Design
Harpoon Brewery
Hawthorne Hotel
Hilton Garden Inn NYC Financial Center/Manhattan Downtown
Ellen & Steve Hoffman
Hotel Commonwealth
Julie's Beet
Lagunitas Brewing Co.
Launch Trampoline Park RI
Lululemon Athletica
Magic Hat Brewery
Marsh & McLennan Companies
William Martin & Thomas Hockaday
Peter Mitchell
Mountainsong Expeditions
Museum of Science
Musings on the Vine
Narragansett Sailing School
Newport Art Museum
New England Aquarium
Newport Restaurant Group
Newport Vineyards
Nina McLemore LLC - Bobbi Smith
Nodding Bur Originals, LLC
North Coast Brewing Co.
Omni Providence Hotel
Owner's Edge
Pacific Planning Group
Persimmon Restaurant
Pride & Egos
Providence Tai Chi & Reflexology
Rachyl's Goat Milk Soap
 Ann Raider
Cheryl Richardson
Rita B. Allen Associates
Susan Rittscher
Veronica Rosa
Salon 77
Samsonite & Hartmann Softside
Sea Glass Fine Art Photography
Skin Savvy
Stella Mare Lifestyles
Sub Zero Nitrogen Ice Cream
Swan Boats® of Boston
The Haven Country Club
The Institute of Contemporary Art
The Lagunitas Brewing Co.
The Salem Inn
The Trustees
The Welch Corp. Contractors
The Westin Boston Waterfront
The Westin Copley Place
Trinity Yoga Therapy
Wachusett Mountain
Nancy Walsh
Willowdale Estate
WobbleWorks, Inc.
Connie Wright
XV Beacon
Zoar Outdoor
Zoo New England