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Every year, the Westchester Chapter of NYSW, INC. has presented a $1000 scholarship award to a Westchester woman graduating high school, to help defray the cost of college.
Categories: Chapter News
Terry Collins, president of Maroon Technology Ltd. of Grand Island, will receive the Annual Women’s Effective Leadership Award for Women in Business at the June 24 meeting of the Grand Island Professional Women’s Chapter, New York State Women, Inc. at Elldins at River Oaks, Grand Island.
The Niagara Frontier Chapter awarded scholarships to Jennifer Bognar, Jennifer Lipiarz, Tara Petty, and Lisa Zeames on June 23, 2015.
President Diane Dinsmore said that a new scholarship that the Grand Island Professional Women’s Chapter will award each year will be to an adult woman from Grand Island who is either returning to college, a trade school or continuing education.
The Staten Island chapter of New York State Women will honor their longest standing members Margaret Barry and Geraldine Walters Smith with their Lifetime Distinction Award. Margaret served the organization for 53years; Geraldine for 52 years.
Seven outstanding women will join Ms. Barry and Ms. Walters-Smith at the ceremony and luncheon on Saturday, April 2, 2016, noon, LiGreci’s Staaten, 697 Forest Avenue, and Staten Island.
Capital Region Women’s Network (CRWN) partnered with Girls Inc. to offer the Reality Store program on September 29, 2015 at the Girls Inc. Schenectady location, with 14 youth participating. Girls Inc. runs a vibrant after school program for Schenectady area youth that draws from Schenectady and the surrounding communities.
Region VII chapters, Lake to Lake Women, assisted by Yates County Women recently hosted a Youth Leadership Conference with a Reality Store® component. On March 5th, 15 girls from several area schools came together in Waterloo for a day of learning and camaraderie.
Categories: General, Chapter News
The Richmond County Chapter of New York State Women, Inc. is pleased to announce the winner of the NYSW RC Chapter’s Women in History Essay Contest, Shaunte Colbert,for her essay on Ella Baker.
The CNY Chapter is offering (1) $500.00 grant to an adult women residing in Oswego, Madison and/or Onondaga County in financial need who is returning to school as a result of the recent recession, corporate downsizing or a change in family structure (i.e. separation, divorce or death) to specifically pursue an education in the medical and/or health sciences field.