Greenville BPW hosts Christmas meeting


Staff report



GREENVILLE – The Greenville Business & Professional Women’s (BPW) Club hosted their Christmas meeting December 10 at the Brethren Retirement Community.

Deb Smith, BPW President chaired the committee for the meeting.

Annie Sonner from the Darke County Women’s Shelter answered questions from members about the shelter. Club members donated items for the shelter. Items brought and needed by the shelter are Tide w/ Bleach, Downy, diapers of all sizes, and garbage bags. In addition, items were donated for a special Darke County family in need.

The ‘Super Raffle’ drawing was held. Winner of the 11 quart food processor donated by KitchenAid was Vicki Cost. Jan Smith’s name was drawn for both the diamond necklace donated by Wieland’s Jewelers and tickets to a Versailles Winery ‘Thrill of the Grill for 2’. Elizabeth Shields won the “mani, pedi, facial” package from Mae’s Beauty Salon. A big thanks to all the sponsors who donated prizes. Proceeds are used for scholarships for the young women of Darke County.

Members then wrapped presents for the Breakfast with Santa event which was held on Saturday, Dec. 12.

The Greenville BPW Club’s mission is to achieve equity for all women in the workplace through advocacy, education, and information. Dinner meetings are held the second Thursday of every month. The next meeting will be January 14.

Those interested in learning more about the club can contact Membership Chair Brenda Miller at 937-996-1741 or Brenda@newmadisonpubliclibrary.org .

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Staff report