Get Involved!

One of the best ways to increase your networking capacity is to join a GROWS committee. Volunteers are the heart of GROWS and the following committees do the work of keeping GROWS a vital and active organization. There are five committees to choose from, and each meet for one meeting a month.

To learn more about our committees or to join one, please call or email us!

Public Concerns Committee

Working closely with the Board of Directors this committee develops GROWS public advocacy positions and objectives. Committee members advocate directly to government agencies and elected officials regarding senior issues.  To join this committee please contact Robin Henoch at

Communications Committee

Promotes and publicizes GROWS to the public and the media. Assists with writing the online newsletter, the Grapevine. Assists all committees with the writing of needed brochures, flyers and invitations.  To join this committee please contact Mary Sweeney at

Development Committee

This committee assumes responsibility for implementing fundraising events to fund GROWS programs and initiatives. Annual events include the Networking Extravaganzas, the Holiday Breakfast and the Silent Auction.  To join this committee please contact David Gibson at

Membership Committee

Develops and implements strategies for recruitment and retention of GROWS members and provides ambassadors at the monthly GROWS meetings to reach out to newcomers.   To join this committee please contact Handel Mlilo at

Program Committee

Plans, organizes and facilitates the monthly GROWS meetings. This committee also identifies and secures the monthly speakers.  To join this committee please contact Pam Heir at

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Joining GROWS was one of the smartest things I did as a Marketing Director. The relationships I’ve built have directly affected my bottom line. The more I get to know GROWS members, the more qualified referrals come my way -- and the more I can send to my colleagues as well."

GROWS Member

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