Jackson BPW Meeting

The Jackson BPW Chapter (Business and Professional Women’s Club) met May 1 at Cascades Manor House. The Chapter gained 14 members this past year, and at 43 current members is the largest BPW Chapter in Michigan.

At left, new members (l-r) Sandra Stephenson, Assistant Professor of Social Work and Director of Internship Education for Bachelor and Masters Social Work Programs at Spring Arbor University; Katie Rivest, Senior Care Consultant, Care Patrol; Katelyn Riccardi, Program Director for Independent Hospitalist Physicians, Henry Ford Jackson; Judi Harris, executive director,  Mid-MI Chapter of American Red Cross; Alex Fagan, executive director, My Place Jackson; Vittoria Jimerson, owner of Five Gems Consulting, LLC, and Gems of Jackson Childcare and Education Center and founder and executive director, The Welcome Home Organization; and Katie Bertke, Business Services Coordinator, Michigan Works Southeast.

Jackson BPW President Robin Vafiadis with the Anna Howard Shaw Award presented to the Michigan BPW Chapter that does the best job of implementing and documenting a well-rounded program of activities in the community during the current year.