Club celebrates National Business Women’s Week


Youngstown Business & Professional Women’s Club and Business and Professional Women’s Foundation announce the annual National Business Women’s Week will be Oct. 22 through 26 to celebrate the contributions of working women and companies that have made strides toward improving working women’s lives in their communities.

NBWW and YBPW will host a fundraising dinner Oct. 23 at Overtures at the DeYor Performing Arts Center, 260 W. Federal St. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. and includes networking, dinner, a basket raffle, Woman of the Year Award presentation and program.

The cost is $30 per person. Call Corey Jones at 330-727-8744 for reservations by Oct. 18.

Shirley Christian, president of the Mahoning County Bar Association, will deliver the keynote address and will discuss the importance of celebrating women in business as well as the opportunities and disadvantages all women professionals face.

Proceeds will go to the Anne McMahon Scholarship Fund, which awards scholarships to female students attending Youngstown State University.

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