Ups-a-daisy! 10th anniversary honors for Women & Girls Fund founder Alice Ryan At its 10th anniversary Annual Grants Luncheon, the Women & Girls Fund of the Mid-Shore honored its founder, Alice Ryan. Ryan’s children presented her with platter, hand-painted by her daughter, Allie Marriott. Left to right: Allie Marriott, Alice Ryan, Matthew Marriott, Matthew’s wife, Alison, and Stephanie Marriott. Seventeen Mid-Shore non-profits were presented with grants totaling nearly $40,000 at the April 30th luncheon, at The Tidewater Inn. The Women & Girls Fund’s ten-year grant total now tops $340,000.
The Women & Girls Fund is an endowed fund that channels the pooled resources of individuals into a powerful and permanent legacy serving the needs of women and girls in Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s and Talbot Counties, Maryland.