Wednesday, August 10, 2011

BDPA New York Honored as 'Chapter of the Year'

BDPA New York was awarded the 2011 Chapter of the Year Award at the National BDPA Conference Awards Gala, at the Hilton Chicago, on Saturday, August 6, 2011. The award was presented by BDPA co-founder Earl Pace. Accepting on behalf of the chapter was current BDPA New York chapter president Renetta English, who was both "ignited and inspired" by the win, referring to the 2011 Conference theme: Ignite, Inspire & Empower.

This award goes to the chapter with the best overall Chapter achievements for the previous year in areas such as membership, community service, professional development, and chapter management.

BDPA New York chapter also earned the 2011 Outstanding Chapter Management Award, awarded at the Opening Ceremony on Wednesday, August 3.

BDPA New York last received the Chapter of the Year honors in 1999. The win by BDPA New York chapter breaks a 4-year streak of 'Chapter of the Year' award victories by BDPA Philadelphia chapter.

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