Business and Professional Women of New Jersey (BPWNJ) will hold its Conference on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at Monmouth University's Magill Commons, in the Club Dining Room. Monmouth University is located in West Long Branch, NJ. Networking and breakfast begins at 8:45 AM and is followed by a business meeting and program beginning at 9:30AM and ending at 3:00PM. Members of the public are welcome to attend. Advanced reservations and payment are required.
The program includes a luncheon with the presentation of the Mildred Butler Career Development and the Mary L. Johnston scholarship winners. Each year the foundation of the Business and Professional Women of New Jersey offers scholarships to women twenty-five years and older who are changing careers or re-entering the workforce. Awards are also given to female business owners to purchase a piece of equipment.
The afternoon portion of the program will include the Professional Development Seminar, “How to Age Gracefully and Not Go Broke.” The presenters are Neil Friedman a Consultant for AFLAC and Gary Cornelius, Health Insurance Consultant.
Chartered in 1919, BPWNJ is a statewide organization presiding over multi-regional local organizations. The ultimate goal for BPWNJ is equality for all women in areas of pay, opportunity, growth, health and well-being. The mission of the organization is to provide a supportive environment for women working towards personal and professional fulfillment, by advocating women's economic, educational and health issue. The vision is to be the leading advocate for New Jersey women. Membership is open to all individuals who support the vision and mission of BPWNJ.
BPWNJ also offers networking opportunities at the state and local levels. Local organizations are available in East Bergen, Lincroft, Middlebrook and New Brunswick, Southern Ocean County, Suburban Essex and Summit. Visit www.businessandprofessionalwomennj.org to learn more about the organization, its scholarship program and to join.
To attend the May 17, 2014 Annual Meeting mail a check for $75.00 made out to BPWNJ and sent it to: BPWNJ Treasurer, 267 Serpent Lane, Manahawkin, NJ 08050. Reservations must be made in advance and are required. The deadline to register is May 9, 2014. For questions contact Penny at 609-978-8638.