Professional Growth

Personal Development

Volunteering in Our Community


Sharon Wilson, 2016-2017 President


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!


Want to Become a Member or Learn More about BWCM?

Contact Us today!

Upcoming Meetings


Women who are interested in learning more about our organization are invited to attend one of our monthly meetings or our Coffee Club.   Attend any meeting for $5 or join BWCM for the whole year for only $90.


March Monthly Meeting


Tuesday, March 14, 2017

5:30 - 7:00 p.m.

G-Allen's -

116 Evergreen Dr

Sartell - Corner of Hwy 15 and CR 1



"You Can't Manage What You Can't Control" presented by Brian Hart, Sandler Training



Coffee Club

A Great Way to Learn More about Our Organization in an Informal Setting! 


Mark Your Calendar and Join Us as We Explore a New Topic Each Month



Our next get together:  Tuesday, March 28

We meet on the 4th Tuesday of the Month | 7:30 - 8:30 a.m. | Panera Bread



Professional Development:  Female Entrepreneurs:  Is a College Degree Necessary?

Rasmussen College Student Receives Scholarship Funds

Business Women of Central Minnesota has awarded Allison Nylund with a $750 scholarship.  Ms Nylund is nearing her goal of attaining her Associates degree in Business Management at Rasmussen College.  She hopes to own her own business one day.  In addition to the scholarship funds, she also receives a one-year membership with Business Women of Central Minnesota.


Business Women of Central Minnesota in collaboration with Times Media/St. Cloud Times hosted the Women in Business Networking Event in April, 2016.  Joy Sherwood, Schepers Jewelers, created a pendant specially for the Event, which was raffled off by BWCM.  The proceeds from the raffle funded this year's female student scholarship.   Funds were designated to be awarded for the 2016-17 winter semester.


Lunch 'n Learn

Winter 2017


So You Want to Start A Business. Where Do You Start?


Guests listened as Panelists shared their experiences about when they started their businesses; what they learned along the way; and what


they would have done differently in the start-up phase.  Legal and Financial experts also talked about the importance of involving your attorney, banker, and accountant in the start-up phase.


We would like to extend a Special Thank You to our Panelists:  

Brenda Eisenschenk, InteleCONNECT; Betsey Lund Ross, Lund Ross PA;

Carol Veurink, Branch Manager, MidCountry Bank, and Mandy Holker, Fallon Ave Boutique (onlne boutique).


We also want to thank Rasmussen College for hosting our event.


BWCM Activities

Networking, Professional Growth, and Personal Development are the focus of our activities. 

We sponsor a Fall and Winter Lunch 'n Learn for our members and the general public.  The link below highlights some of our past activities in 2016!


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