It’s time again for the Mt Vernon BWC picnic meeting. We will be meeting at 6 pm on Monday, July 9th at Kingdom Seed Ministries,118 S 9th Street in Mt Vernon. The club will furnish the meat, drinks and table service. Those attending are ask to bring a dish or two to share. The Victory Boys Quartet will be providing music. We will once again be having our “Make it, Bake it, Grow it, Sew it” Auction. Bring something to include that show cases your hobbies and skills! We hope you will make plans to come and join in the fun! See you there!
The May Mt. Vernon Business Women’s Club will be holding their monthly meeting on Monday, May 14th at 6:00 p.m. at the Kingdom Seed Ministries at 118 S. 9th Street in Mt Vernon, Illinois.
The program for this month will include the presentation of Ellen Ashton New Opportunities Scholarships to April Kohute and Benay Walker. Each of these Scholarships will be in the amount of $1,000. Congratulations to our 2018 Scholarship winners.
Also we will be installing the 2018-19 officers. Officers to be installed will be President – Amanda Burk, President-Elect – Crystal Webster, Recording Secretary – Marilyn Konold, Treasurer – Carol Burk, Corresponding Secretary – Eileen Williams and Members-at-Large – Tana Dehart, Gwen Gross, Patsy Timm and Linda Trivisonno.
We hope you all will plan to attend to meet our scholarship winners and support the 2018-19 officers.
Mt. Vernon BWC will be “Embracing the Future while Appreciating the Past” in 2018-19 as the Illinois Federation of Business Women celebrate their 100th Anniversary. This is going to be a very exciting year for IFBWC and we hope you will come and join us in our celebration. Visitors are always welcome and new members are always encouraged to join our membership!
Hope to see you there.
The Mount Vernon Business Women’s Club has three scholarships offered annually, The Dora E. Brydon scholarship is for a student entering the healthcare profession, the Wilma K. Harpole scholarship is for students entering the field of business, and the Ellen Ashton New Opportunities scholarship awarded to a woman going back to school to further her education. Attached to this post you will find the guidelines for applying, as well as instructions and the forms available to print. If you have any questions you may email the club at firstname.lastname@example.org or you may contact any member, call one of the scholarship committee members listed on the form.
The February BWC meeting will be held tomorrow night, February 12th at 6:00 pm at the Kingdom Seed Ministries at 118 S. 9th Street in Mt. Vernon. Our guest speaker will be Mandy Bazillion from the Mended Little Hearts organization. Our community project is donations of small items or cash for the United Way “Pioneer Woman” silent auction basket. Business to be discussed will be the upcoming Scholarship Luncheon, the IFBWC State Convention in April, future community projects and the Candidates Forum. It is important for our members to attend so you know what is currently happening in our Local as well as to have an input in decisions effecting future projects and involvement by the Mt. Vernon BWC. I know the weather is not the best but having a quorum present is essential. Hope to see you then!
MT VERNON BWC wishes everyone a healthy and happy new year. If you are interested in making a difference, enjoying lasting friendships, and learning interesting and applicable information come join our local BWC.