Building Powerful Women
Storm Victims Awareness
If you are a victim of the recent flooding that devastated southeast Louisiana, please contact LAFBPW for assistance and recover information. If you know of a BPW member who was affected by high waters, please let the Federation know.
Upcoming Fall 2016 District Meetings
The Southeast District will meet on September 24th, at St. Bernard Hospital, 8000 W. Judge Perez Drive, Chalmette, LA (across from Walmart), beginning at 9:00 AM. Continental breakfast will be available. Dr. Michelle Clay, DO, CHHC, of Free Life, LLC: A Life Enhancing Company is our guest speaker. Join us!
The Southwest Central District will meet on October 1st in Alexandria. Logan's Roadhouse Restaurant is the location. Monroe-West Monroe BPW LO is hosting.
State Conference Wrap-up
Dr. Dianne Roussel, Chief Administrative Assistant to the Office of Jefferson
Parish President Mike Yenni, delivered the welcome address. The conference was held in the posh Sheraton Galleria in Metairie. We enjoyed several vendors including an author! Ms. Patricia Cheron showcased several of her novels. She is a Louisiana native who calls New Orleans her home. We also enjoyed jewelry, MaryKay Cosmetics, sunglasses, purses, and more. We had a short time to shop and talk with the vendors.
Esther Terry NIKE Award Nominees Needed
Every year the search is on for that one special person in our organization that will meet the requirements for the 2017 NIKE Award. Please consider nominating one of our Local, District or State BPW Louisiana members for this prestigious honor. When you review the list of women who have already received this award you realize that most were ordinary working women with an extraordinary passion for BPW.
The criteria for nomination are:
1. nominee must be a BPW Member in good standing
2. list all offices, chairs, committees, on the Local/District/State/National levels
3. Participated in & contributed to: Local/District/State Programs & Activities; Interest and support of legislative programs, Local/District/ State
4. Participated in and contribution to: Church/Civic Organizations/Other
5. Character and success in her career
The nomination must be submitted in written summary format, not to exceed five (5) pages and/or take longer than 15 minutes to read. Do not put the nominee's name on the written summary, prepare a cover letter and attach to the nomination summary, then mail.
Nominations must be RECEIVED NO LATER THAN THURSDAY, JANUARY 7, 2017
Mail Nomination to:
1012 St. Julien Dr. Apt F5
Kenner, LA 70065
Questions call cell phone: 504-275-8825