The November dinner meeting was under the direction of the Public Relations Committee, Amanda Herrick, chair. Guestbook was Debbie Ulmer. Paula Walter was the hostess.
The business portion of the meeting was suspended as this was our meeting to announce our Business of the Year and Woman of the Year.
Krista Dicks introduced Gardner Denver, SBW’s 2019-2020 Business of the Year. Michelle Sparks introduced SBW’s 2019-2020 Woman of the Year, Shirley McCown. Shirley was not able to attend the meeting, and Carolyn Green accepted on her behalf. Shirley will be honored at the January meeting.
Carolyn Green presented the items and donations collected during Business Women’s Week to Mary Asbury, Director of Child Safe, our Service Project for the week.
Melissa Moore, BMW state president, gave an update of State events. Vicki Silkwood, past state president, thanked SBW for the friendship that have come from locals throughout the state.
Members made several announcements.
Red Purse raffle tickets are available. The purse is already valued at over $500. The drawing will be held at February meeting.
Carol Sawyer won the November birthday drawing.
The December 5 dinner meeting will be under the direction of the Socials Committee, Carolyn Green, chair.