BPW News!

 

Spring District Meeting

 

 

The Spring Southeast District Meeting was held on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at the Gertrude Gardener Real Estate Office at 4140 Williams Blvd., Kenner, LA The Metairie-Kenner LO hosted the event.    


Harriet Haworth, President, Metairie/Kenner Club
Danielle Burrell, Founder & Owner of Truex North, LLC
Rene Hollins, President, New Orleans Club
Lisa Brandon, Vice President, St. Bernard Club

 


 

 

  

 

 

 

 

Passing of a Past State President

PSP Anne Storms passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2017. She was laid to rest in a beautiful graveside ceremony on Saturday, February 25th in DeRidder, LA. The sun was shining and the air was crispy cool. Several PSPs were in attendance and PSP Linda Burns read the proclamation. Rest in peace and power.

 

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.

 

Oakdale BPW Event

On April 15th, 2017, Oakdale BPW will sponsor a Mentoring Program at the Oakdale Library for 11th and 12th graders from Oakdale HS and Elizabeth HS. The program will include speakers who cover topics such as Writing A Resume to Secure That Job, Pulling Off A Great Interview, Dressing for Success, Make-up Tips for School and Work, and Filling Out Scholarships and Job Applications. Come out and show your support!

 

  

 Esther Terry NIKE Award Nominations Needed

Every year the search is on for that one special person in our organization that will meet the requirements for the 2018 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 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 JANUARY 2018

Email nomination to:

    Linda Burns (lindab2@centurytel.net)

    Questions? Call: 318-308-7625

 

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