ABWA chapter for Brewton-Parker approved

MOUNT VERNON - A chapter of the American Business Women's Association has been approved for Brewton-Parker College students, staff and faculty members.

The Vidalia chapter of ABWA, of which Holly Nielson is president, is the charter chapter for the Brewton-Parker chapter. Lynn Addison, Vidalia ABWA member and BPC Bookstore manager, serves as liaison for the new chapter.

The ABWA has a history of professional working women making new inroads to the business world.

The organization has existed for more than 50 years with its mission remaining constant: to bring together business women of diverse occupations and to provide opportunities for them to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally through leadership, education, networking support and national recognition.

Inquiries concerning joining the BPC chapter may be directed to Addison at 583-3285 or laddison@bpc.edu, or Shannon Perry at 583-3125 or sperry@bpc.edu.

Lynn Addison (standing), manager of the Brewton-Parker College Bookstore, speaks to students regarding the college's newly chartered chapter of the American Business Women's Association recently in the Phillips Student Center on the Brewton-Parker campus in Mount Vernon. Students shown are: (in chairs, from left) Monica Miller, Ashley Poole, Amanda San U and (seated on floor) Megan Smith.