Membership - Membership is open to any working woman whose business/employer is a member in good standing with the F-V Chamber of Commerce or any local Chamber. The annual sponsorship/membership fee is $150 per person. The majority ($100) of the fee is used to sponsor/fund scholarships for promising women who plan to continue their education. Membership Brochure
Inviting Guests/Potential New Members - Guests may visit twice before deciding to join PWLA. Guest lunch fee is $15/per quarterly meeting. If a member is unable to attend, they may send a representative in their place.
Meeting Times/Place - Meetings include lunch and a non-member guest speaker and are held the third Wednesday of the 1st month of each quarter at 11:30 A.M. - 1 P.M. (January, April, July and October). Currently all meetings are held at Bentwinds Golf & Country Club, 6536 Dornoch Place, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526. The remaining $50 of your sponsorship/membership fee helps cover the luncheon cost and the honorariums given to the speakers. PWLA 2013 Calendar of Events.
Corporate Membership - A business (a Chamber member in good standing) may pay an annual fee of $150 to have a corporate membership in its name. That payment covers one annual PWLA membership. Additional female employees may join for only $100 each. Corporate Brochure
Membership in PWLA allows a different level of community involvement and exposure for your business. Working together, we are able to provide scholarships to area women and make an impact with a modest investment of time and money by our members.
Please contact Barb at the Chamber for more information. Telephone 919-552-4947; Email: email@example.com
Scholarships - The PWLA offers four scholarships this year. A $1,000 scholarship to a graduating FVHS female student who will be attending a four-year college, a $500 scholarship to a graduating FVHS female student who will be attending a two-year college, a $1,000 Patriotic scholarship to a graduating female Military family member from a public or private high school and will be attending a four-year college and a $500 Patriotic scholarship to a graduating female Military family member from a public or private high school and will be attending a two-year college. Please click on the following links for detailed information on the scholarship requirements.
$1,000 FVHS Four-Year Scholarship Application ~ $500 FVHS Two-Year Scholarship Application
$1,000 Patriotic Four-Year Scholarship Application ~ $500 Patriotic Two-Year Scholarship Application
PWLA also awards scholarships at Wake Technical Community College for females enrolled at the college. Please click on the following link for the requirements: foundation.waketech.edu/page.aspx
April 17, 2013 - Quarterly Luncheon
11:30 AM ~ Meet & Greet
11:45 AM ~ Buffet Line Opens
Cost: $15/guest ~ Guests may attend two (2) luncheons for $15 each and then are invited to join.
Program: Robin WellingsLoftus "Social Security"
Bentwinds Golf & Country Club
6536 Dornoch Place, Fuquay-Varina
RSVP to Linda Williford at 919-219-4716 or Barb Hance at firstname.lastname@example.org
May 8, 2013 - Lunch Bunch
Location: Aviator Smokehouse
RSVP to email@example.com
Contact Barb at the Chamber at 552-4947 to join PWLA.