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Help us Support a Veteran's Family this Holiday Season

This holiday season we are helping a Veteran's Family get back on their feet and have a special holiday. Please consider donating something from their list or gift cards and bring them to the December meeting.

Friday, November 8, 2019/Author: Renee Cerullo/ Number of views (67)/
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Through the Looking Glass

In the Next 100 years…What will New York State Women Accomplish?

It has been 100 years since Women’s Right to Vote became a reality.

            So…

“What’s next for New York State Women Inc, as the coming decades unfold?”

“Will we still be advancing Powerful Women Personally, Professionally and Politically during the next 100 years?"

Thursday, October 17, 2019/Author: Renee Cerullo/ Number of views (36)/
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BNC Athena Military Women's Initiative

     As announced at the April Meet and Greet, BNC has re-established a connection with the Women's Center at the Buffalo V.A.    Attached is their current "wish list"  of requested donations, which can be brought to the May meeting.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019/Author: Renee Cerullo/ Number of views (251)/
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BNC Adopted a Military Family this Holiday Season

Veterans One-stop Center of WNY receives requests from local organizations to adopt veteran’s families in need for the holiday season.  NYS Women Inc. Buffalo Niagara Chapter went over the top to help a female veteran’s family of five selected for the Chapter.

Friday, December 21, 2018/Author: Renee Cerullo/ Number of views (263)/
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BNC is Adopting  a Military Family  this Holiday Season

BNC is Adopting a Military Family this Holiday Season

We will be Adopting a Military Family (a female veteran's family in need) thru the Veteran's One Stop Center for the holiday season. Help us make the holidays brighter for this veterans family! 

Tuesday, November 20, 2018/Author: Renee Cerullo/ Number of views (396)/
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Rebecca Newberry - August 2018 Women in Leadership Honoree

Rebecca Newberry - August 2018 Women in Leadership Honoree

Clean Air is a community organization that builds power by developing grassroots leaders who organize their communities to run and win environmental justice and public health campaigns in Western New York. It was founded in 2007 by WNY residents who were impacted by environmental pollution and concerned about the impacts to their health and health of their families.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018/Author: Renee Cerullo/ Number of views (468)/
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Janna Willoughby-Lohr - July 2018 Women in Leadership Honoree

Janna Willoughby-Lohr - July 2018 Women in Leadership Honoree

Janna Willoughby-Lohr took a leap of faith in 2013 when she founded Papercraft Miracles, an eco-friendly stationery and bookbinding studio. They create decorative handmade papers, plantable seed bombs, wedding invitations, handbound journals and photo albums, pop-up books, paper flowers and more.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018/Author: Renee Cerullo/ Number of views (591)/
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Kerry Planck - June 2018 Women in Leadership Honoree

Kerry Planck - June 2018 Women in Leadership Honoree

Kerry Planck is owner of New York State’s only organic dairy goat farm and and founder of Alpine Made, an organic soap and skincare business that supports healthy, clean, sustainable living. Not a bad resume but also an evolving one for a business owner and mom who started her career as a USDA inspector.

Kerry Planck might not have originally planned to emulate her grandfather, who operated five different family farms. She pursued degrees in environmental forest biology and a Masters in ecology before becoming an inspector with the US Department of Agriculture. It was in 2009 that she and her then-husband started their family and she reached back to her roots and established her 15-acre goat farm.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018/Author: Renee Cerullo/ Number of views (588)/
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Sarah Bachwitz - May 2018 Women in Leadership Honoree

Sarah Bachwitz - May 2018 Women in Leadership Honoree

Sarah Bachwitz is the founder and president of Empower Camp, a new non-profit created to ignite young women’s inner power. It is a non-denominational camp program, open to all cultures, religions and backgrounds for young women ages 14-18.

Empower Camp was founded in the depths of the Gobi Desert. Yes, you read that correctly. The Gobi Desert in Mongolia. Sarah hiked 100 kilometers across the Gobi Desert without the comforts of home and realized that it is not the clothes she wears or her social media or anything else that defines her. Sarah says, “What defines her is her inner power. Her inner power got her through those nine days in the desert and her inner power will continue to allow her to chase her dreams and live boldly.”

Monday, May 21, 2018/Author: Renee Cerullo/ Number of views (812)/
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Joelle Logue - April 2018 Women in Leadership Honoree

Joelle Logue - April 2018 Women in Leadership Honoree

Originally from Allentown, PA, Joelle Logue has a BA in Political Science/English from the Pennsylvania State University and an M.A. in Journalism from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has worked as a newspaper editor and advertising copywriter but her passion now is as an advocate for women’s issues.

Thursday, April 19, 2018/Author: Renee Cerullo/ Number of views (682)/
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