The Chadwick Bay Chapter held their May installation of officers at Manning’s Fireside Manor on May 22nd at 6:30 PM. Mary Stelley, treasurer for New York State Women Inc. was the installing officer. Donnie Hover was installed as President, Christine Storer as first VP, Karen Crowe as second VP, Connie Wojcinski as Recording Secretary, Tanya Burns as treasurer, Nancy Steffan as Corresponding Secretary,. Guests included Sandi Gawlak a retired teacher and Judith Einach who is running for state assembly. Both women became members at last night’s dinner.
This year the chapter provided donations to Meals on Wheels, WCA Women’s Home in Fredonia, Chautauqua Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Northern Chautauqua Boys & Girls Club, Special Olympics at Fredonia State, Grace LeGendre Foundation, Safe House for Young Adults, and Cathy Wojcinski Memorial Fund. We also provided toiletries and clothing to the women veterans of Western New York.
Our self development programs this year included self defense and how to de-stress your life. We also learned about human trafficking in Chautauqua County and across the state. NYS Women Inc. helps build powerful women personally, professionally, and politically. We foster the success of women in the workforce throughout New York; offering career advancement resources, work/life strategies, leadership development, personal and professional connections, and much more! The New York State Women Inc. through Grace Legrende Foundation provides endowments to women completing their masters and their doctorate degrees.
Left to Right - Tanya Burns, Connie Wojcinski, Karen Crowe, Christine Storer, Donaldly Hover