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   Active Members shall be women actively engaged in a business or profession or retired from a business or profession. New candidates for membership cannot be retired for more than five years at the time of their application.

    A candidate for membership shall be sponsored by a member who will present the nomination in writing to the Membership Committee. After consideration of the candidate's eligibility for membership, the Membership Committee shall report its findings to the Executive Committee. Approval of the nomination for membership by the Executive Committee shall require two-thirds (2/3) vote. Upon acceptance, after orientation, the President shall address a letter welcoming the candidate to the club and inviting her to the next meeting for installation.

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The purposes of this organization are to:

  • Instill in its membership consciousness of community responsibility and provide an organized means of fulfilling this purpose;
  • Promote fraternity and good fellowship among business and professional women by means of education, cultural and social activities;
  • Provide a one-thousand dollar ($1,000) scholarship each year to a female graduate of either Goshen Central High School or John S. Burke Catholic High School and a scholarship of up to one-thousand dollars ($1,000) for tuition and fees to an adult female returning to an accredited career program. These students must be United States citizens and residents of Orange County;
  • Provide a designated amount to Orange Regional Medical Center in support of equipment or service needs of the Hospital;
  • Make such other donations, subject to endorsement by the Finance Committee, as the membership may approve. 
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Business and Professional Women's Club of Goshen

PO Box 164        Goshen, NY 10924

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Officers May 2017-2019

President: Carol Cullen
Vice-President: Sophia McKenzie
Recording Secretary: Kathleen Roche Scheeles
Corresponding Secretary: Helene Lennon
Treasurer: LouAnn Rysinger 
Assistant Treasurer: Dot Wierzbicki
Sargents at Arms: Margaret Beers & Lisa Beers
Chaplain: Cathy Beers Turner