This meeting will be terrific networking opportunities for all working women to become acquainted with the exceptional ladies that attend so don’t miss it. Come and bring a friend.
The speaker will be Candi Forester Smith, who was voted 2011 Pickens County BPW Young Careerist of the Year and also from other Young Careerist candidates from across the state was chosen BPW/SC Young Careerist. Mrs. Smith is the Campaign Manager for the United Way of Pickens & Oconee Counties. She is responsible for raising a total of $1,450,000.00 between the two counties through their workforce campaigns. Candi received her Masters of Public Administration from Clemson University and her Bachelors in Science from Eastern New University, and is committed to nonprofit endeavors which benefit the local community. Her community activities include Easley Business Professional Women, Clemson Women in Business, Leadership Clemson, as well as Leadership Oconee. Her goals are to actively engage herself to help move Pickens & Oconee Counties issues forward, especially in education, income, and basic needs.
The BPW Mission Statement is to achieve equality for all women in the workplace through advocacy, education and information. The Objectives are to elevate the standards of women in business and in the professions; to promote interest of business and professional women; to bring about a spirit of cooperation among business and professional women and to extend opportunities to business and professional women through education along the lines of industrial, scientific and vocational activities.
A special thanks to Easley BPW Corporate Sponsors for Scholarships as follows: Gold: City of Easley, Silver: BB&T, Susan Foster, Bronze Sponsors: Albright Associates, Terrie Albright; Aloe Vera Cosmetics, Jean Wilson; Bo Mahaffey Agency, Nationwide Insurance; Bryan Young; Collins Asphalt, Lillian Collins; Drake Curry, CPA; Greater Easley Chamber of Commerce, Kent Dykes; Martha Louise Ramage Lewis, LLC, Terri Owen; Nationwide Insurance Agency, Jan Rushton; Quick Copy/Print Center, Diane Williams; Senator Larry Martin.
To make reservations for Wednesday’s lunch please contact Jean Wilson by Monday noon, January 15, phone 630-1533 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Look forward to hearing from you and seeing you there.