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2012 Scholarship Luncheon
Above: 2012 Scholarship Luncheon honoring Topekan Carol Wheeler, vice president and professional and regional services officer of Stormont-Vail HealthCare [wearing orange, seated at the head table]. These luncheons, held annually, honor local business women of distinction and raise scholarship funds for female students at Washburn University and Washburn Institute of Technology.

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Welcome to ABWA Career Chapter, Topeka, KS, 66601

Thank you for your interest in ABWA–Career Chapter. Our organization is celebrating our 65th year Anniversary. We are so proud to be a part of this prestigious National organization. In addition, we are equally proud of, and most recognized for, the annual Woman of Distinction & Scholarship luncheon event that we host each year in March. This fabulous event recognizes an individual who has excelled in her career and community efforts in Topeka, KS. The money raised at this event goes to scholarships to Women attending Washburn University & Washburn Technical School. I invite you to attend as our guest and join us at our membership monthly luncheon held at the Capitol Plaza Hotel on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 11:45am – 1:00pm. We are always looking for Outstanding, career minded women of all industries to join our group!  For additional questions, please feel free to contact me personally or our Membership Chair, Mary Ann Robison.

Best wishes,
Diana Ramirez, ABWA–Career Chapter President  

Our chapter meets at Capitol Plaza Hotel, 1717 SW Topeka Boulevard, Topeka, on the third Tuesday of each month. Meetings start at noon, with networking beginning at 11:45 AM. Visitors are always welcome at our meetings! ABWA membership brochurePlease see our Calendar page for a list of speakers and more details on upcoming meetings. If you would like to attend, please contact our Membership Chair, Mary Ann Robison at (785) 231-3041 or email Mary Ann. If you are interested in becoming a member, we encourage you to attend a meeting as a visitor and talk to the membership chair.

Benefits of membership include networking, the opportunity to try new skills, and a support group of women who know what it’s like to juggle personal and professional commitments. For more information on membership access the ABWA Member Packet. (A membership application is available on p. 15 of the packet.) You may also wish to visit the ABWA National website.

We look forward to seeing you at our next chapter meeting and getting to know you!
Diana Ramirez, ABWA–Career Chapter President  

The mission of the American Business Women’s Association is to bring together businesswomen 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.

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