Fleming, Fischer receive BPW awards

first_imgFleming, Fischer receive BPW awardsST. JOHNSBURY, VT — Business and Professional Women/USA’s St. Johnsbury chapter President Susan Ohlidal is pleased to announce that BPW has chosen Carolyn ‘Lyn’ Fleming as ‘Woman of the Year,’ and Harriet Fischer of Lyndonville will receive the ‘Woman of Achievement Award.'”Woman of the Year” designation recognizes a BPW member who has made outstanding contributions to her community and to BPW over the past year. “Woman of Achievement Award” honors a woman for life-long accomplishments, goals realized, and mentoring or being a role model for other women in business or the professions. This award does not necessarily have to be awarded to a BPW member.”Woman of Achievement” Award winner Harriet Fischer has been a contributing freelance writer for The Caledonian Record since 1980; she has also written feature stories for the Burlington Free Press, the Newport Daily Express and had an article published in Yankee Magazine. Harriet is well-known for her historical research of the Northeast Kingdom — particularly the history of Lyndon and Lyndonville — is called upon to speak on local history at local schools, and is the author of three books, including Willoughby Lake: Legends and Legacy. Harriet lives in Lyndonville.Carolyn ‘Lyn’ Fleming, BPW’s “Woman of the Year” is employed by Union BankCitizens Division, and is President of the Board of Directors for Kingdom Animal Shelter. She is also a member of the Friends of Davies Memorial Library in Lower Waterford, volunteering for fund-raising-related activities, including seasonal decorating, book sales, etc. Lyn has held several offices in the local BPW chapter, including that of President. She is bookkeeper for her husband’s business Bryant E. Fleming, Builder. Lyn has one married daughter, and currently lives in Waterford with three cats.Founded in 1919, Business and Professional Women/USA promotes equity for all women in the workplace through advocacy, education and information. With 1,500 Local Organizations across the country and members in every congressional district, BPW/USA is the leading advocate for millions of working women on work-life balance and workplace equity issues. The St. Johnsbury Chapter of BPW, along with all local BPW organizations, provides members with professional development programs, networking, participation in grassroots activism, and opportunities to support scholarships for disadvantaged women.Outgoing St. Johnsbury BPW Chapter President, Pat Westover, had this to say in a recent interview, “Business and Professional Women/USAs express goal is to achieve equity for women in workplace.” Ms. Westover continued By providing advocacy, education and information for working women here in the Northeast Kingdom, as well as though out the country, BPW is fulfilling a vitally important roleand the contributions of women such as Harriet and Lyn embody BPW’s mission.”last_img read more

Transfer Spotlight: The Roma starlet Arsenal have their eye on

first_img1 Sanabria in action against Real Madrid Arsene Wenger is looking to strengthen Arsenal’s front line in the January window, and the Frenchmen has today been linked to out-of-favour Roma starlet Antonio Sanabria, according to reports in The Daily Mirror.talkSPORT’s Transfer Spotlight takes a closer look at the former Barcelona academy product.Name: Arnaldo Antonio Sanabria AyalaDate of birth: 4 March, 1996Birthplace: San Lorenzo, ParaguayPosition: StrikerClub: RomaInternational Appearances: Three (Paraguay)What’s the latest?Reports in Italy are linking the Gunners with a move for the 18-year-old, who has failed to break into the Roma first-team squad. It is thought Arsene Wenger is set to launch a bid in the January transfer window, with half an eye on the future.Did you know?1) The forward started his career in futsal before moving to football, he started playing in Paraguay, before his parents moved to Spain, and later joined the Barcelona academy in 2009, aged just 13.2) At 16 years of age, the San Lorenzo-born man was invited to train with the Catalan giants first-team and, just a year later, was promoted from the youth squad to the Spanish club’s ‘B’ team. The promising youngster went on to make his debut in a 1-0 defeat to RCD Mallorca.3) After rejecting a new contract at Barca, a clamber of clubs chased his signature but he chose to move to Sassuolo before completing a switch to Roma in July 2014.4) His finishing prowess has been compared to Javier Hernandez by experts due to his clinical nature in front of goal, the 18-year-old bagged three goals in ten appearances for Barcelona ‘B’.5) Described on the Roma Official website as ‘one of the most exciting and promising 18-years-olds on the planet.’ The youngster has already been capped by his country and made his debut in a 3-3 friendly draw with World Cup winners Germany in 2013.Video EvidenceA compilation of the South American’s talents…last_img read more