Tri-County Business & Professional Women

Working to partner to create successful workplaces for women, their families and employers
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Tri-County BPW Mission Statement
Achieving equality for all women through advocacy, education and information.  It is our goal to elevate women, bring about a spirit of cooperation among women, and to serve our community.
Our objectives include:
  • to elevate the standards of all women.
  • to promote interests of all women.
  • to bring about a spirit of cooperation among all women.
  • to expand opportunities to all women through educational along the lines of industrial, scientific and vocational activities.
  • to reach out to our community and support our local non-profit organizations.
Our History...
National Organization
  • World's largest Federation dedicated to the advancement of the working woman.
  • Outgrowth of Women's War Council in New York in 1918.
  • Financed through a Federal Grant.
  • Officially established in St. Louis, Missouri in July 1919.

State Organization
  • South Carolina Federation organized in Greenville, SC June 20, 1919.
  • Four charter organizations in Charleston, Columbia, Greenville, and Spartanburg.
  • Formed under the auspices of YWCA until 1920 when they federated.
  • South Carolina was the 5th Southeastern state to federate.

International Organization
  • Organized in Geneva, Switzerland in 1930.

Local Organization
  • Five Greenville members met to organize the Easley BPW Club on February 26, 1946.
  • In 2016, the name was changed from Easley BPW to Tri-County BPW .
The more you know about the past, the better prepared you are for the future.
Theodore Roosevelt 
Our Future...
Members of the Tri-County Chapter of Business & Professional Women are active in their communities.  We enjoy elevating other women and working together to achieve our annual Chapter goals.  


Membership is open to any professional women - employed or retired, college student, and any women who support the objectives and mission of the Tri-County Business & Professional Women.​
We PARTICIPATE:

Monthly meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month beginning at 12:30 PM at Fatz Cafe in Easley, SC. 
We NETWORK:

We meet other women of Pickens, Anderson and Oconee counties who share business objectives and opportunities.
We SPONSOR:

We raise funds to sponsor program awards annually as well as award monetary scholarship's to women in our community.
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Deena Baker
President
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Jean Wilson
1st Vice President, Membership
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Nikki Anthony
2nd Vice President, Programs 
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Lynne Mathis
Corresponding Secretary
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Rise’ Sheriff 
Treasurer
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