Whatcom Women in Business Announce 2017 Scholarship Recipients


Submitted by Whatcom Women in Business

The Whatcom Women in Business organization is thrilled to announce that we will be awarding $5,000 scholarships to the following four women: Bethany Mendoza, Madison Gates, Sidney Balfour and Taylor Turk.

The funds for these scholarships were primarily raised at the 2016 Professional Woman of the Year Banquet/ Auction. Tickets for the 2017 Professional Woman of the Year Banquet/ Auction are available starting August 1, 2017 at wwib.org

Nominations for Professional Woman of the Year are due by July 14, 2017. Nomination forms can be found at wwib.org.

Funds from the annual Professional Woman of the Year Banquet/ Auction are also used to support local charities. Our 2017 charities include  Blue Skies for Children, Dispute Resolution Center, Northwest Therapeutic Riding Center, and A Touch of Grace.

Whatcom Women in Business is comprised of business owners and managers developing and maintaining proactive role models within the organization and the community at large. Through teaching, learning, leadership and peer support, we strive to exemplify and promote the four areas we honor- leadership, professionalism, mentoring, and community.

For more information about scholarships and membership in Whatcom Women in Business, see wwib.org.

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