American Business Women’s Association

Our mission is to bring together business women of diverse occupations and provide opportunities for them to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally, through leadership, education, networking support, and national recognition.

January 2020 Business Monthly Meeting

January 21, 2020

Crown Plaza, 13051 Bell Tower Dr, Fort Myers, FL 33907

February 2020 Business Monthly Meeting

February 18, 2020

Crown Plaza, 13051 Bell Tower Drive, Fort Myers, FL 33907

March 2020 Business Monthly Meeting

March 17, 2020

Crown Plaza, 13051 Bell Tower Drive, Fort Myers, FL 33907

Connect, learn and grow in the
American Business Women’s Association

Whether you are starting a new business, jump-starting a career, or searching for a job, the American Business Women’s Association is the place to be.  Your membership in ABWA offers you a portfolio of benefits to fuel your personal and professional growth.

Enhance your business acumen in the Apex Campus, our exclusive online learning portal.  Grow your professional network by attending ABWA’s National Women’s Leadership Conference. Stay current on business concepts and topics with your complimentary subscriptions to ABWA’s Women in Business® Magazine and Achieve Newsletters.  And, save thousands of dollars on discounted business products and services!

Make an investment in you – join the leading association for working women and women business owners, the American Business Women’s Association.

Palms of Edisonia Chapter

Executive Board

CAROLYN GRAVES

President – 30 Years Member

Perry Plumbing

http://www.perryplumbingservice.com

LINDA LINDQUIST

Vice President

Computer & Internet Help

http://www.computerandinternethelp.com

CAROL SINKS

Secretary

TBA

Treasurer

Committee Members

MARY ANN LOGUE

Corresponding Secretary and Fundraising Chair

Betty Castillo

Website/Media Chair and Membership Chair

https://www.facebook.com/Betty1Heart

LINDA LINDQUIST

Newsletter Chair

Computer & Internet Help

http://www.computerandinternethelp.com

Deb Giacalone

Program Chair

Rock Star Realty

www.TheRockStarAgency.com

MEMBERS

Gayle Fox

Member At Large

Southwest Florida Council Delegate

Linda Parrish

Member – 35 Years Member

Caroline Leckie

Member

Jean Miller

Member – 50 Years Member

Annette M. Graley

Member

Taylor Resort Homes, LLC

Nancy Bucklin

Member – 45 Years Member

Mary Richardson

Member

Sharon Oliphant

Member

Jackie and Dana Morton

Members – Jackie 40 Years Member

Maureen Kileen, CPS

Member

Cooper Hotels-Area Director of Sales

mkilleen@cooperhotels.com

Doris Foster

Member

Doris Foster, PA-Coldwell Banker

Constance Guernieri

Member

Mary Kay Consultant

https://www.marykay.com/cguernieri

Kathleen Callard, RNBS

New Member

Zilis Product

cocnut933@aol.com

JOANNE BLEIMEYER

Member

PATRICIA KLUGE

Member

KRYSTLE MABERY

Member

JOSEPHINE WEISS

Member

ASHLEY NICOLE HOOPER

Student Member/SBMEF Recipient

PAIGE WHEELER

Student Member/SBMEF Recipient

Palms of Edisonia 2019 Woman of the Year

Carolyn Graves

At the Palms of Edisonia monthly meeting on February 19, 2019, Carolyn Graves was selected as the 2019 Woman of the Year. Carolyn has been a great asset to the league as she has held numerous board positions and committee chairs–even two at a time. She is our BINGO Queen and we look forward to her gracious efforts to grow the league as the membership and fundraiser chair, as well as the Treasurer for 2018-2019. Congratulations Carolyn!

Our SPONSORS & SUPPORTERS

Empowering Women through Educational Scholarships

Today’s scholarship recipients are tomorrow’s leaders.  ABWA members have provided opportunities for women to achieve their personal and professional best by championing educational opportunities through the Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund (SBMEF). Since 1953, SBMEF has awarded almost 18 million dollars in scholarships to more than 17,000 women. To learn more about available scholarships, go to sbmef.org.

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