Grand Rapids


Welcome to Grand Rapids Business and Professional Women

Celebrating National Business Women’s Week on October 27, 2016, at the Sawmill Inn

Deb Bounds, GRBPW president, introduced event hostess Joyce Humphreys who introduced guest speaker Minnesota Federation of Business & Professional Women’s Club, Inc. president Julie Asmus from Willmar.

Deb then awarded four plaques honoring women in the community who are making a difference:
     Lori Huber, Store Manager, The Home Depot
     Donna Vennie, Owner, Personnel Dynamics
     Britta Arndt, Editor, Herald Review
     Cathy Kilpatrick, Mortgage Lender, Wells Fargo Bank

In addition to the guest speaker and four recipients, other guests included Lori Huber’s husband Curt and Barb Haschka, co-worker of Cathy Kilpatrick.

In attendance were members: Deb Bounds, Joni Fauchald, Joyce Humphreys, June Johnson, Faye Crane, Paula Nobs, Kris Ferraro, Connie Swanson, Rosemary Brenden, Lori Whitted and Nancy Alfuth.

L-R: Deb Bounds, GRBPW president; Britta Arndt, Herald Review; Lori Huber, The Home Depot; Donna Vennie, Personnel Dynamics; Cathy Kilpatrick, Wells Fargo Bank; Julie Asmus, MFBPW president.


In September we held a "get to know us" event at the MacRostie Art Center.
If you missed it, please come to any meeting to get to know us...we're waiting to meet you.




  COME VISIT US!  Next Meeting Dates:
      November 15, 2016  -  5:30 pm at the Sawmill Inn
      January 26, 2017  -  5:30 pm at the Sawmill Inn
      February 23, 2017  -  5:30 pm at the Sawmill Inn
      March 23, 2017  -  5:30 pm at the Sawmill Inn
      April 27, 2017  -  5:30 pm at the Sawmill Inn
      May 25, 2017  -  5:30 pm at the Sawmill Inn

For further information, please contact Deb Bounds at, or call, 218-556-3561