The Business Professional Women Club of Greenwood honored the recipients of their annual awards with a reception at the Greenwood Country Club.
The Young Careerist Program encourages recruitment of young women into BPW membership, promotes activities that involve the participation of young people, and publicly recognizes the achievements and efforts of young women in the workplace.
Angela Lomax Lee was honored as the 2013 Greenwood BPW Young Careerist due to her dedication to the youth in our surrounding communities. She is presently mentoring 30 young black ladies through Loving the Skin You Are In, a mentoring organization which Lee founded. She can be found at many youth events speaking, encouraging and promoting a positive lifestyle regardless of circumstances. Lee experienced abuse and many wrong choices early on but through her faith in God has put herself through school and is now a registered nurse.
The purpose of the South Carolina Woman of Accomplishment Program is to honor successful women who have distinguished themselves in their career in addition to distinguishing themselves in their communities. The program encourages recruitment of women into BPW membership, promotes activities that involve the participation of women and publicly recognizes achievements and efforts of women in our communities.
Nancy Hoch Goplerud was honored as the 2013 Greenwood BPW Woman of Accomplishment. Goplerud has climbed the ranks of her career in catering and just recently received a promotion at Lander University through Aramark. She can be found doing the smallest to the largest event with excellence and presentation. She has also helped many nonprofit organizations in the community and spent a number of years serving as a Girl Scout leader. Goplerud is currently the vice president of Greenwood BPW and is helping orchestrate the organization’s 75th Year anniversary celebration.
The purpose of the South Carolina Career Woman of the Year program is to recognize a woman who has achieved outstanding success in her own career and has made significant contributions to civic and humanitarian or religious activities.
Dyan Webb was honored as the Greenwood BPW Woman of the Year. She is a long standing member of the local, state and national BPW and has held many positions, including president of the organization, and is a former Woman of Accomplishment. Webb has served on many boards, including the Greenwood Cancer Fund and the Child’s Place, an arm of the Sexual Trauma Center dedicated to helping children who have suffered sexual abuse.
All three women will be travelling to Greenville this weekend for the with award winners from BPW chapters around the state. The conference is being held BPW at Crowne Plaza in Greenville on Saturday, April 20, 2013.