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Date of Event: 02/09/2010 at 01:00 AM

Business and Professional Women's Foundation Donates Fund Raiser Proceeds to Reinhardt's A DAY Program

 

BPW Donation for A DAY
The Canton-Cherokee Business and Professional Women's Foundation recently donated proceeds from the organization's annual fall fashion show to A DAY for Reinhardt College. Pictured are (from left): Marci Zied, BPW member; Glenda Hinton, BPW member; Elaine Bell, BPW member; Barbara Manous, Reinhardt director of fund raising and church relations; JoEllen Wilson, Reinhardt vice president for institutional advancement and external affairs; and Susan Dollyhigh, BPW president.  

The Canton-Cherokee Business and Professional Women's Foundation recently donated proceeds from the organization's annual fall fashion show to A DAY for Reinhardt College. The donation of $700 was presented to JoEllen Wilson, Reinhardt vice president for institutional advancement and external affairs, who was named BPW's Woman of the Year for 2009.

"I was honored to be asked by Canton BPW to serve as an honoree for the club's fund raiser," said Wilson. "This event was a highlight in my life. I'm grateful for the donation to Reinhardt, which will benefit Cherokee County students."

A DAY Background
Created in 1988, the A DAY for Reinhardt campaign is an annual effort to provide support for Cherokee County students attending Reinhardt College. A DAY helps to fund the College's Cherokee County Grant Program. This grant gives eligible students the opportunity to receive as much as $8,000 during their four years at the College. Since A DAY's inception, more than $3 million in Cherokee County grants have been awarded to local deserving students. For more information about A DAY, visit www.reinhardt.edu and select "Give Now!"

BPW Background
BPW Foundation transforms workplaces by strengthening the capacity of organizations and businesses to create work environments that are inclusive and value the skills and contributions of working women. A successful workplace, as defined by BPW Foundation, is one that practices and embraces work-life balance, equity and diversity. BPW Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) research and education organization. The work of BPW Foundation supports workforce development programs and workplace policies that recognize the diverse needs of working women, communities and businesses.

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