Join Business Women of Central MN Today! Business Women of Central Minnesota (BWCM) fosters the success of workingwomen by providing career advancement
resources, worklife strategies, and personal and professional networking connections. Most of our current members are working in business, and include fields of legal, marketing, finance,
social services, education, real estate, and entrepreneurship.
We create social opportunities that help develop friendships and networks, which are created at our monthly meetings, Coffee Club gatherings, and other events that take place throughout the year.
Are you looking for a way to enhance your leadership skills? Opportunities in leadership positions help our members increase their professional skills. Monthly speakers focus on personal, professional development, and educational topics.
If you would like to learn more about our organization, feel free to join us at our next meeting!
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BWCM NEWS Latest Activities
JUNE MONTHLY MEETING
Plan to attend the Annual Planning Meeting on Tuesday, June 14.
Time: 4:30 - 6:30 pm
Location: Sharon's Home in Sauk Rapids
Join us when you are able. We realize some of you may not be able to leave work prior to 5:00 p.m. Specific directions to Sharon's home have been emailed to you.
This meeting is a time when all members have an opportunity to voice their ideas about what they would like to see happen in the coming year. Please plan to join us!
Note: This meeting will replace our normally scheduled June Lunch meeting.
OUR NEW BOARD MEMBERS!
BWCM held their Installation of Officers Ceremony during the May meeting.
2016-2017 Board of Directors
Seated: Sharon Wilson, President, New Century Real Estate; (Left to Right) Bonnie Wenker, Recording Secretary, Crystal Cabinet Works; Connie Hauer, VP of Membership, Career Pro Services; Joy Sherwood, VP of Programming, Schepers Jewelers; Leeann Klimek, Treasurer, Klimek & Kasella Ltd; Berni Halaas, VP of Marketing & Communications, New Century Real Estate & Interiors by Berni.
Thank You, Betsey Lund Ross for Your Leadership!
Sharon Wilson acknowledges Betsey Lund Ross for her devotion and leadership to BWCM these past three (3) years as President of BWCM
OUR RETIRING BOARD MEMBERS!
We also want to thank our Outgoing Board Members for your commitment to our Board of Directors this past year! Retiring from the Board:
Amanda Risberg, VP of Outreach, Rajkowski Hansmeier Ltd
Amy Sauter, Recording Secretary, Lund Sauter PA
Nichole Olmscheid, VP of Programming
Retiring Committee Chairs:
Amanda Risberg, Coffee Club, Rajkowski Hansmeier Ltd
Amy Sauter, Scholarship Committee, Lund Sauter PA
Marie Gerads, Finance Committee, Schlenner Wenner & Co
BWCM Coffee Club
Mark Your Calendars and Join Us as We Explore A New Topic Each Month
4th Tuesday of the Month
7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
View the List of Topics for our upcoming Get Togethers.
Business Women of Central Minnesota: A Professional Sisterhood
Style Magazine, July/August 2012
BWCM President is Recipient of St. Cloud Times
'5 Under 40' Award
Lund Identifies with Women in Business. She isn't afraid to be the Woman Who Breaks Barriers
Betsey's Interview: Audio