The May general meeting of the Centralia BPW was held at the Centralia Elks Lodge on May 10, 2017 hosted by Vice President Alishia Winkler. Members enjoyed dinner and President Michele Garrison welcomed all beginning at 6 p.m. and led the membership in the Collect and the Pledge of Allegiance. April and May birthdays were then recognized.
Membership Chair Carrie Perkins-Schnicker had the honor of inducting new member Cindy Stoops. President Garrison commended Karen Walsh, Legislation Chair, for the success of the club’s first Equal Pay Rally.
Tina Suarez conducted to 2017-18 officer installation which included outgoing officers receiving a butterfly which they then passed on to the new officers. New officers are: Alishia Winkler: President, Cary Day: Vice President, Stephanie House: Treasurer, Emily Kracht: Recording Secretary, Sharon Sanders: Corresponding Secretary. The newly installed officers took their places at the head table and President Winkler proceeded to share with the club some of her ideas & goals for the coming year.
Centralia BPW meets the second Wednesday of the month at the Elks Lodge in Centralia. Dinner is serves at 5:30 and the meeting begins at 6. Please join us for our next meeting, Wednesday, June 14!