October 22, 2014

Local Woman's Group Disbanding

Donating funds, left to right, Deb Marthaler recipient for Au Gres Christian Charities, presented by Vice Pres. Pam Findlay, Josie Meyer Pres. donating to Sandy Proulx Pres. Arenac County Historical Museum and Yvonne Schell Treasurer of the AWIB.
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The AuGres Women in Business (AWIB)was established in 2005 by founders,President, Josie Meyer, owner of Whitestone Pointe Cabins and Pam Findlay owner of Rooster Inn B & B and the Chicken Coope Gift Shoppe.

The, "Au Gres Women in Business," created a variety of events to bring awareness and fun to the area. The proceeds from these events were distributed in the Community among a variety of Groups, Teams and Organizations.

The most recent event the, "Au Gres Women in Business," hosted was,"Comedy Night," the proceeds were evenly distributed and donated to the, "Au Gres Chrisitian Charities," and to the, "Arenac County Hisorical Museum."

"This is the last of the AWIB events" said Meyer.Although several of the events where sell outs, it was difficult to maintain the momentum. The members have summer businesses which keep them busy.

Some of the events that the AWIB offered during the past five years and their donation beneficiaries are;

EVENT Donated to:

10 Business run Ye Olde Courthouse-Omer

2 Christmas Home Tours Arenac County Historical Museum

Glamour Photo Shoot Au Gres 5th Grade Wise Women in Science

and Engineering.

Spaghetti Dinner & White Fund Raiser for local women in need of

Elephant Auction Pancreas Transplant.

Rock and Roll weekend Au Gres Youth Athletic Programs

Au Gres Band

2 Spring Fashion Shows Au Gres Midget League and Au Gres Band

(sell out)

Sponsor for Au Gres Sims Elementary School

March is reading Month

Garden Walk and Bird House Auction The Au Gres Youth Athletics

Arenac County Foster Care Christmas Party Assisted with games, prizes, gifts and

Wrapping presents for foster children to give to loved ones.

Au Gres Spring Expo AuGres Area Youth Summer Baseball & Softball Assoc.

Au Gres Christian Charities, Au Gres Sims Band,

AGS Science Olympia, AGS Soccer Association and

Au Gres Sims Parent-Teacher Organization

Comedy Night Arenac Historical Museum and Au Gres Christian Charities

The ladies thank the Community for the opportunity to help out.

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