American Business Women’s Association

Our mission is to bring together business women of diverse occupations and provide opportunities for them to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally, through leadership, education, networking support, and national recognition.


November 2019 Monthly Meeting

November 20, 2019

Kim's Katered Affair, 115 N. Wayne Street, Warren, IN 46792

Connect, learn and grow in the
American Business Women’s Association

Whether you are starting a new business, jump-starting a career, or searching for a job, the American Business Women’s Association is the place to be.  Your membership in ABWA offers you a portfolio of benefits to fuel your personal and professional growth.

Enhance your business acumen in the Apex Campus, our exclusive online learning portal.  Grow your professional network by attending ABWA’s National Women’s Leadership Conference. Stay current on business concepts and topics with your complimentary subscriptions to ABWA’s Women in Business® Magazine and Achieve Newsletters.  And, save thousands of dollars on discounted business products and services!

Make an investment in you – join the leading association for working women and women business owners, the American Business Women’s Association.


Executive Board

Vicki Pearson


Huntington County Recorder

Angie Rittenhouse

Vice President

Bippus State Bank

Ann Lesperance


Superior Auto Finance

Phoebe Helvie


M & S Sheet Metal


Jennifer Arivett

Century 21 Bradley

Michelle Crone

Wells Fargo Bank

Linda Hughes



Kathy Moon



Anglea Smith

LuLa Roe & Mary Kay Consultant


Poinsettia Sale Fundraiser

Each year, members of the Forks of the Wabash Chapter reach out to community members, family, friends and service providers to offer poinsettias during the holidays. This year, sales are being extended to Sunday, October 27th. Each Poinsettia comes in a 6.5 inch pot with seven or more blooms. You can choose red, white, pink or marble for only $12.00. They will be delivered the first week of December.

Funds raised go to educating members and women in the community.

If you are interested in ordering, please contact Michelle Crone at 260-224-8633 or




Empowering Women through Educational Scholarships

Today’s scholarship recipients are tomorrow’s leaders.  ABWA members have provided opportunities for women to achieve their personal and professional best by championing educational opportunities through the Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund (SBMEF). Since 1953, SBMEF has awarded almost 18 million dollars in scholarships to more than 17,000 women. To learn more about available scholarships, go to

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