Events and Opportunities!

Programs for our Current Year (2017 - 2018)
NOTE: Program Chairperson, Julie Vann, has planned a fabulous year for us!  
Please click on the titles for additional information and please check back here for updated details! 

In the meantime, please SAVE THESE DATES on your calendars!

                                                (Presenters:  City Department heads)                                                  
October 4, 2017:    "Candidates and Issues Forum 2017"
                                            (Presenters:  Local Candidates and representatives of the Issues)
                                           (Presenter:  Jean Makesh, Lantern of Chagrin Valley, Ohio)
December 6, 2017:  "Katherine Wright's Role / Partnership with Will and Orv"
                                              (Presenter:  Betty Darst, Beavercreek Historian and Librarian)
January 3, 2018:    
                                        (Presenter:  Bobbie Carpenter, Beavercreek Historian)
                                        (Presenters:  Col. Cassie Barlow, USAF Ret. and Sue Hill Norrod)
March 7, 2018:    "Learn More About Chiropractic Medicine AND                                                make YOUR Healthy Plans for 2018"
                                      (Presenter:  Dr. Terry McCoskey, of Living Well Spine Center, Fairborn )
                                       (by The Ohio State University Kirwan Institute, plus a panel for discussion)  
                                      NOTE: This meeting will last until 12 noon.
May 2, 2018:     "Parks and Trails and Outdoor Activities in Greene County"
                                       (Presenter:  Chrisbell Bednar and staff)
Other Events / Opportunities:

: Sign up to donate a basket! Get ideas HERE!

NOW:  Sign up to host a party! All proceeds go to BWL scholarships! 
                Contact Susie Nunez or Missy Mae Walters. 

NOW:  Purchase BWL apparel to help publicize BWL in the community! 

                          Click HERE to get the online, fillable order form!

April 14, 2018:  Scholarship Luncheon at the Hilton Garden Inn.
                                       Please click HERE for details on this fabulous event! 


June 12, 2018:   Be one of 15 people to get a Pedal and Party ticket for a ride through the Oregon district on June 12 (6 - 8:00). Contact Missy Mae Walters at 937-430-2903 to buy your $30 ticket to fun! (NOTE: 100% of the ticket cost goes to BWL.) Click HERE to see the flyer!  

November 3, 2018: Complete Italian Dinner, hosted by Angie Baker, Lin Cheung, and Marty Szelog. $35.00. Four places left as of April 4, 2018!) Call one of the three ladies NOW to reserve your seat! Proceeds go to BWL! Click HERE to see the flyer! 

Click HERE to see the Calendar view.


2016 - 2017 Meetings / Events:  
HERE for a printable version of the 2016 - 2017 season. 

September 7, 2016:    "Top Ten Ways to Slow Aging and Improve Wellness,"  by Ann Anzalone
October 5, 2016:    "Candidates and Issues Forum"
November 2, 2016:    "Beavercreek City School's New Superintendent," by Paul Otten
December 7, 2016:  "Formula for Living Peaceably," by Jerry Leggett, International Peace Museum, C.E.O.
January 4, 2017:     
"Education 2017 Hot Topics: Ohio's Formula for School Funding, 
    Ohio's College Credit Plus, and Charter Schools' Role,"  
by a panel of experts: 
    Peggy Lehner (Ohio Senate Standing Comm. on Education); Rick Perales (Ohio House of Representatives; 
    Dr. Thomas Lasley (Retired Dean of Education at University of Dayton; and
    Penny Ruckner (Beavercreek City Schools' Treasurer)
February 1, 2017:  "Updates on Local Planning and Development" by ...
Beavercreek Township's Administrator (Alex Zaharieff)
     Beavercreek Township's Zoning Administrator (Ed Amrhein)
March 1, 2017:    "Dayton Women with Nerve at the Turn of the 20th Century" 
     by  Dawne Dewey, WSU Archivist
April 5, 2017:    "Suicide and Mental Health," by Sue O'Rear; by BHS Peer Listening Team;
    and by Greta Mayer, Mental Health Recovery Board
April 29, 2017:  Scholarship Luncheon: "Breakfast at Tiffany's" 
at the Hilton Garden Inn, Beavercreek  ($35.00; doors open at 10 am;lunch at 11:30)
May 3, 2017:     "Flowers and Hope Blossom at the Dayton Veterans Administration
    Medical Center as They Celebrate their 150th Anniversary!" 
by Susan Witherspoon

2015-2016 Meetings / Events: 
   Click HERE for a printable version of the 2015 - 2016 season 
                (Flyer posted August 27, 2015.)

September 2, 2015: "Get the Inside Scoop About Beavercreek": by City Manager, Michael Cornell and several department heads.
October 7, 2015: 9:00 a.m.: "Candidates and Issues Forumpresented at Peace Lutheran Church 
November 4 2015: "Technology and RFID Impacts and Security Issues that Impact Each One of Us" by Gary Moore 
December 2, 2015: "Preserving The Little Miami River"  by Hope Taft 
January 6, 2016: "Virtually Explore the Beavercreek City School's New PreSchool" by Dr. Susan Hayward and Ms. Bobbie Fiori
February 3, 2016:  "Why Is Heroin Such a Problem in Beavercreek and All of Southwest Ohio?" by Valerie Brodbeck and a panel of others
March 2, 2016: "Clark State; What is in Store, New President?" by Dr. Jo Alice Blondin, Ms. Theresa Felder, and Ms. Toni Overholser
April 6, 2016: "How Does Your Personality Affect Your Leadership?" by Dr. Sherri Herrick  
April 16, 2016: The Annual Scholarship Luncheon: Café Calypso at the Hilton Garden Inn, Beavercreek  ($35.00; doors open at 10 am;lunch at 11:30)
May 4, 2016: Local Issues: "What Books Excite Children and Encourage Reading in the 21st Century?" by Stephanie Bange 

2014-2015 Meetings / Events

September 3, 2014: Education Issues: Panel regarding
                      "Common Core and its impact on Beavercreek Schools and the USA"
October 1, 2014: 9:00 a.m.: Candidates and Issues Forum presented at Peace Lutheran Church
November 5, 2014: Health and Wellness: "Brain Fitness: Use It or Lose It" by Ann Anzalone
December 3, 2014: Ohio History: "The Remarkable History of OHIO" by Noleen McLivenna
January 7, 2015: Personal Enrichment: Organization -- "Who is in Charge ... You or Your Stuff?" by Lori Firsdon
            NOTE:  This January meeting was canceled due to weather issues.
February 4, 2015: Personal Financial Issues: "Income matters -- More than Ever" by Shaun Nicholson
March 4, 2015 : Personal Enrichment: Organization -- "Who is in Charge ... You or Your Stuff?" by Lori Firsdon
            NOTE:  This Personal Enrichment program was rescheduled for March due to the January cancellation. 
April 1, 2015: Society Issues: "Changes in Medicine for 2015 and Beyond" by Dr. Therese Zink  (originally March)  
            NOTE:  The following Community Issues program was canceled due to scheduling issues :
                             Community Issues: "The Scenic Little Miami River and its Kleeners" by Hope Taft
April 18, 2015 at the Holiday Inn on Presidential Drive - Scholarship Luncheon: Under the Tuscan Sun
May 6, 2015: Local Issues: "Your Public Library in the 21st Technology Century" by Beth Rumple

2013-2014 Meetings / Events

September 4, 2013: Tip-toe Through the Tulips
October 2, 2013: 9:00 a.m.: Candidates and Issues Forum presented at Peace Lutheran Church
November 6, 2013: Field Trip!
December 4, 2013: Ring in the Holiday Season
January 8, 2014: Behind the Scenes at the Nutter Center
February 5, 2014: Wear Red for Valentines Past, Present, and Future
March 5, 2014 : What's in Your Glass?
April 2, 2014: An Old Fashioned Bed Turning
May 3, 2014 at the Country Club of the North - Scholarship Luncheon
May 7, 2014: BYOBB
2012 - 2013 Meetings / Events
September 5, 2012: Promising Hope through Tissue Donations – Community Tissue Service
October 3, 2012: 7 p.m.: Candidates and Issues Forum presented at the Beavercreek High School Auditorium 
November 7, 2012: Hospital Stays Today – Just What and Who are Hospitalists? By Dr. Sven Raymond from Raj Soin Medical Center
December 5, 2012: Enchanting Holiday Music by local recording artist Kathy Simpson
January 9, 2013: Surgical Oncology and Breast Care by Dr. Margaret Dunn, WSU Boonshoft Medical School Professor of Surgery
February 6, 2013: Stage, Lights, Action, Drama and Comedy at the Beavercreek Community Theatre by Doug Lloyd
March 6, 2013 : Assert Yourself! – Women’s Safety by Aurora Newton
April 3, 2013: Behind-the-Scenes Support of the Beavercreek Fire Department by Peg and Rich Bowman
April 20, 2013 - Scholarship Luncheon
May 1, 2013: Write Your Own History – Beavercreek Historical Society by Bob Wagle
2011 - 2012 Meetings / Events 
September 7, 2011 - Mark Fisher - Food and Wine Critic and Author
October 5, 2011 - Candidates and Issues Forum
November 3, 2011 - Dr. Tracie Bolden - Women's Wellness
December 7, 2011 - 1940's Christmas Honoring Pearl Harbor Day
January 4, 2011 - STEM School - Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
February 1, 2012 - Dawne Dewey - WSU Certified Archivist
March 7, 2011 - Martha Boice - Watervliet Shakers in Ohio
April 4, 2011 - Calamityville - Bringing Medical Readiness to the Edge
May 2, 2011 - Dr. Karen Rafinski - Breaking the Glass Ceiling