Cynthiana/Harrison County - Licking Valley BPW and Business and Professional Women/USA announces that the annual National Business Women’s Week (NBWW) was held the week of Oct. 17-21. NBWW offers communities, companies and organizations an opportunity to celebrate and acknowledge the contributions of working women. It also offers a chance for local B&PW organizations across the country to recognize companies and individuals that have made strides toward improving working women’s lives in their communities.
B&PW Licking Valley will host an National Business Women’s Week awards banquet on Oct. 21 to recognize various individuals for outstanding services performed for the current year. Five of the weekly awardees received flowers at their place of employment. The Woman of Achievement, Woman of the Year and Business of the Year will also be submitted for State recognition.
“NBWW is a terrific way to honor women in businesses in our Licking Valley community,” said Carla Harney, BPW-Licking Valley president.
B&PW-Licking Valley is an active member of the Cynthiana-Harrison County community and belongs to the local Chamber of Commerce. As an active community organization, the Licking Valley BPW organization supports-donates and is involved with numerous other community organization such as: Relay for Life/American Cancer Society, Hospice, Project Grad, Taste of Harrison Co., Organ Donation Organization, Rape Crises Center (cell Phone Project), Community Christmas Project, Local Food Pantry, Shop with the Cop, Maysville Community College, Harrison County High School Chair Project, Young Careerist Program, Give - Two Sponsorship/Scholarships each year (one to a high school student and one to an adult returning to school, Support the Local Troops Care package Program, Arthritics Foundation, Angel Tree Project at the CEC Building, One Meal for Thanksgiving and Christmas, Red Dress Program, Chemo Hats Project, Cynthiana Elks Turkey Bingo Project, plus others.
For membership information call (202) 293-1100, ext. 124, or visit www.bpwusa.org.For a local contact call (859) 234-8858, or visit www.bpwky.org.