Business and Professional Women (BPW) Region 3 held its officer installation June 22 at Theo’s in Cambridge. The five Coshocton BPW members attending were Coshocton BPW President Raine Hammond, Coshocton BPW and BPW Region 3 Treasurer Aimee Neighbor, Coshocton BPW Secretary and BPW Region 3 ID Chair Tomma Bordenkircher, Gloria Zimmer, and 2020 BPW Ohio Conference Chair Liz Herrell.

The 2019-20 BPW/OH President Diana Gibbens, Lancaster BPW, was installing officer. Stephanie Bridwell, Zanesville BPW President was installed as the BPW Region 3 President. Bridwell is the quality manager at Miba Bearings US LLC in McConnelsville. Also, Bridwell is an ASQ certified manager of quality and organizational excellence as well as a certified quality auditor. Bridwell has a bachelor of science degree in industrial management from Purdue University and a master of public administration degree from The Ohio State University.

President Diana Gibbens presented her theme, "1919-2019 100 Year Strong", and presented each member a blue ribbon imprinted with the theme. She gave a timed women’s history quiz, and Stephanie Bridwell and Liz Herrell tied for first place and won booklets on Women’s Suffrage and Women’s History. Gibbens stated one of her goals is to have 100 women attend the 100th BPW/OH Conference in May 2020. She would like each local member to bring a scrapbook on their history to the conference.

For more information contact Raine Hammond at 740-294-5292, or at coshoctonbpw@gmail.com.