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ABPW In the News - Professional Women elect Officers for 2013

As appeared on yourhoustonnews.com on December 19, 2012.

Our mission

- Provide an association to promote the business services & financial advancement of its members.
- Encourage and support the membership to serve in positions of civic responsibility.
- Provide fellowship among the membership.
- Become a political force in the community by supporting local, state and national issues
- Provide leadership and educational guidance in the community.

For further information about this organization you can visit the website at www.theabpw.org or contact Paula Durrett, President, at 713-941-5616.

 

From left to right: Kathy Viscariello, Angelo’s Pizza & Pasta; Beverly Cheek, Ryan’s Cleaners & Express Self Storage; Dorothy Weston-Gibbons, The Rose; Julie McKechnie, NASA Chiropractic; Paula Durrett, Durrett Motor Company & Durrett Storage Center; Renu’ Bonner, Molly Maid Greater Clear Lake; Sharon Maaz, State Farm Insurance; and Martha Kennedy, Ph.D.
(Photo by Pamela J Photography)

ABPW In the News - ABPW donates “The Cow” to Clearview Education Center

 As appeared on yourhoustonnews.com on December 20, 2012.

Dr. Martha Kennedy, President of The Association of Business and Professional Women, presented a check for $6,000 to Mrs. Cassie Wiley, acting Principal of Clear View Education Center, in Webster, for the purchase of a Computer on Wheels (COW) to assist in classroom instruction.
Dr. Kennedy also presented a personal check for $500 to establish an ABPW Scholarship Fund in honor of the 2012 Association leadership. Attorney Becky Reitz, of Gay & Reitz Attorneys at Law, contributed $500 to support student fees for on-campus.
Vocational Programs and Monica Millican of Prime Lending pledged another $500. The Association has an on-going mentoring program for senior girls and last year contributed $865 to purchase reusable caps and gowns for needy graduating seniors.

Presentation of donation monies to Clear View High School to Cassie Wiley, Acting Principal.
(Photo by Pamela J Photography)