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Evertt elected to lead Langley chapter

Deanna Evertt has been elected as the president of the new Langley chapter of the International Business and Professional Women (IPBW).

Also elected were Alexandra Wong as vice president, May Stokes as treasurer, and Barbara Hall and Hannah Konkin who will share the position of secretary.

Evertt said she is honoured to take on this role and BPW is long overdue for the area judging by the overwhelming response they have experienced.

BPW Langley is a non-profit organization that carries out the objectives of helping to develop the professional and leadership potential of women through education, awareness, advocacy and mentoring within a supportive networking.

The IPBW was founded in 1930 and has affiliates in more than 100 countries.

The group’s next dinner meeting is Dec. 11 and features guest speaker Wendy McClelland who will present ‘Social Media Demystified.’

The presentation will focus on how to choose the right social media platforms for your specific business or organization.

The event will be in the private meeting room at Ricky’s Restaurant (8720 204 St.). Doors open at 6 p.m. and cost is $25 which includes a choice of entrees.

To register, email bpwlangley1@gmail.com or call 604-309.7808.

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