In honour of International Women’s Day, the Business and Professional Women’s Club (BPW) of Abbotsford will celebrate the achievements of professional women from around the world at their March luncheon, to be held on March 13, 2013, at Cascade Community Church. Four newcomers to Canada will discuss their journeys into the Canadian way of life, labour market and workplace culture as well as their plans for the future.
The guest speakers include Annie Charker, specialized behaviour education teacher from England; Oliya Shamirzaeva, accountant from Uzbekistan and former number one ranked junior tennis champ; Rajinder Kaur Randhawa, teacher from India; and Gail Gromaski, communications and non-profit management professional from the United States. All of the women are participants or graduates of the Employment Mentors’ Program provided by Abbotsford Community Services.
Doors open at 11:30AM. Cost is $15 for BPW members and $20 for guests. RSVP is necessary by Friday, March 8, to firstname.lastname@example.org. Cascade Community Church is located at 35190 Delair Road in Abbotsford.
About the Business & Professional Women’s Club of Abbotsford
For over 25 years, the Business and Professional Women’s Club of Abbotsford has provided a forum for local women to promote their business pursuits, form friendships, expand their knowledge of women’s issues, and enhance their skills to aid in career advancement. The club hosts events and projects throughout the year including the Myrtle Evertt Woman of the Year Awards, honouring women in Abbotsford who contribute to their communities and are role models for young women. Members meet at a monthly networking luncheon featuring guest speakers who contribute to the community in a variety of ways. For more information on BPW Abbotsford, email email@example.com or visit www.bpwabbotsford.ca.