Sunday, December 18, 2011

Message from Cincinnati Chapter President

Seasons Greetings from the BDPA Cincinnati Chapter!

The BDPA Cincinnati Board of Directors (BOD) would like to wish you and your family Happy Holidays and a joyful New Year. We have been working throughout the year to bring services throughout the year to BDPA Cincinnati members, potential members, corporate sponsors, entrepreneurs and supporters.

Here are some of our 2011 chapter accomplishments:
  1. Student IT Education & Scholarship (SITES) Program
  2. Hosted the Midwest Regional High School Computer Competition
  3. Hosted 16th annual chapter Awards Banquet
  4. Record-breaking grant revenue
    • Christ Church Cathedral “Parishioners Grant” submitted and Approved $500
    • Christ Church Cathedral “Community Grant” submitted and Approved for $15,000
    • Procter & Gamble submitted and Approved for $5,000
  5. Membership grew to 64 in 2011
  6. Corporate Sponsorship Growth
    • AAKOBB Financial Services
    • Cincinnati Bell
    • Cincinnati State Technical College
    • Eastern Personnel Services
    • HP
    • Resolvit Resources
    • University of Cincinnati
  7. Strategic Alliances
Wanda Gray & Clarence Larcarte
As we move into to 2012, I’d like to say goodbye as the BDPA Cincinnati President and welcome our new President – Clarence Larcarte. He and the 2012-2013 BOD are working on plans to continue to provide services to Cincinnati and the surrounding areas.

Wanda Gray, president
BDPA Cincinnati Chapter

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