Posts made in July, 2010

It’s Time for Elections

Posted by on Jul 29, 2010 in Events, Opportunities | Comments Off

DEADLINES HAVE BEEN EXTENDED Greetings Members and Prospective Members of Business Women of Fayette & Coweta, 2009 & 2010 have both been remarkable years for our organization.  We have come a long way, baby!  We have made really important contributions to our community and we all should be very proud. We are now moving on to the next set of goals for BWFC. Presentation of Causes: If you are a member in good standing, please consider presenting a cause for 2011.  The board has decided to go with just two causes for 2011.  Causes are being accepted now. Please present the cause in...

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History of Business and Professional Women

Posted by on Jul 7, 2010 in Events | Comments Off

A Legacy of Trailblazers… While mobilizing for World War I, the U.S. Government recognized the need for a cohesive group to coordinate identification of women’s available skills and experience. A Women’s War Council, financed through a federal grant, was established by the War Department to organize the resources of professional women. The National Federation of Business and Professional Women’s Clubs was founded on July 15, 1919. The organization later filed to “do business as” (dba) Business and Professional Women/USA (BPW/USA). Throughout the years,...

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Freedom and Women Who Lead

Posted by on Jul 3, 2010 in Events | 8 comments

BWFC Superstars, Because it’s nearly Independence Day, it seems appropriate to tip my virtual hat to the very real women who have made a huge difference this year. Because of you, women who are hurting because of the bruises and heart- stains of domestic violence have been given a new outlook and a better place to live. Because of you, women who are struggling with their diagnosis of cancer will find free support groups and understanding. Because of you, women have been able to gather, laugh and plan for better business. And together, we’re all standing and learning to be better...

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BWFC Bi-Monthly Meeting

Posted by on Jul 3, 2010 in Events | Comments Off

When: August 24 2010 Where: Maguires Family and Friends Restaurant Members and business women who are interested in joining the organization are invited to attend. Time: 6-7pm:  ”Meet…Greet… Eat” in Maguires Dining Room   Full Menu Available 7pm:  Meeting Program in The Cork Room Program: Michelle Blose, Senior Community Manager of the American Cancer Society, will be our Featured Speaker. She will be speaking to us regarding: The mission of the American Cancer Society The  programs and services offered by ACS in Coweta & Fayette counties Their support for...

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