Greenville BPW Club hosts Young Careerists meeting


GREENVILLE – The Greenville Business & Professional Women’s Club (BPW) will host their monthly dinner meeting, Thursday, Jan. 14 at the Brethren Retirement Community’s Private Dining Room at 6:30 pm.

The program will feature former BPW Woman of the Year, Kara Allread and former BPW scholarship winner Hannah Linebaugh.

Allread joined Brethren Retirement Community in 2007 after nearly 10 years serving in the nonprofit service industry. She currently serves as Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer leading the areas of human resources, risk management and Brethren Home Community Services for the organization.

Currently, she serves on the Family Health Board of Directors and is the Chair of the Greenville City Schools Business Advisory Council. She is a former Past-President of the Greenville Rotary Club and former board member of the Edison Community College Foundation Board, Wayne Healthcare Foundation and Ohio Business & Professional Women.

She is a former Ohio Young Careerist delegate to the National Conference for Business & Professional Women and has received commendations from the Ohio Senate, Greenville Rotary Club and the Greenville Business & Professional Women’s Club for her community service. She is a graduate of Muskingum University holding a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Affairs and Sociology and has received her Certified Aging Specialist Professional designation. She and her husband, Joel reside in Greenville along with their children Reed, Morgan and Gavin.

Hannah Linebaugh was awarded a BPW scholarship in 2010 and pursued a Bachelor’s degree in English from Wright State University-Lake Campus. She chose Creative Writing as her concentration and minored in psychology. During her college years, she worked as a tutor for her fellow students and participated in campus community service groups. In her last year, she completed a Departmental Honors project which included a book length work of creative non-fiction.

She graduated in 2014 summa cum laude with honors from Wright State and began substitute teaching in addition to continuing to tutor on campus. In the summer of 2015 she accepted a position as a naturalist educator with the Darke County Park District. There she uses her English degree by writing press releases and grants as well as assisting with the quarterly newsletters. She also teaches the quarterly Jr. Naturalists program, summer camps, school groups, public hikes and lectures, and many other park programs.

For reservations please contact Marilyn Emmons by noon on Monday, Jan. 14 at 937-548-5824 or [email protected].

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The Greenville BPW Club’s mission is to achieve equity for all women in the workplace through advocacy, education, and information.

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