The mission of the American Business Women's Association (ABWA) is to bring together women of diverse occupations and to provide opportunities for them to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally through leadership, education, networking support and national recognition.

The Emerald Coast Chapter of the American Business Women's Association Offers Steve and Paulette Peterson Scholarship Worth $1000.00

The Emerald Coast Chapter of the American Business Women's Association (ABWA) is offering one $1000.00 scholarship funded through the Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund to one deserving area student. Learn More >>

Congratulations to Mary Florence, 2016 Woman of the Year

Congratulations to ABWA-ECC member Mary Florence, who has been selected as the 2016 Woman of the Year.

Emerald Coast Chapter Wins Best Practices Award For 2014

Pictured (Back Row: L-R): Gail Waller, Jackie Pilcher, Tammy McDaniel, Sallye Belton, Laura Luttrell and Amy McBride. (Front Row: L-R): Peggy Brockman, Mary Florence and Tammy Magee.

Next Meeting

July 5, 2016
Location: Two Trees Restaurant
Meeting 5:30 p.m.
Invocation & Pledge

Program: Igniting Your Dreams Through Leadership by Barbara Britt
Door Prizes & 50/50 Drawing

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Woman of the Year Boat Poker Run Scholarships

Congratulations to 
Mary Florence, the 
2016 ABWA Emerald 
Coast Chapter Woman 
of the Year. More >>

The 2016 ABWA Billy Bowlegs Boating Poker 
Run was held on
May 14, 2016. More >>

Congratulations to our Take
 Stock in Children Winner, 
Lauren Sinclair.  More >>

DeAnna Loftis as 2015 Business Associate of the Year
Congratulations to DeAnna Loftis, our 2015 ABWA-ECC Business Associate of the Year!  DeAnna works for Harris Business Machines, which has generously given so much to our ABWA chapter and the community!  More >>


American Business Women's Association
Emerald Coast Chapter #1579

P.O. Box 731 
Fort Walton Beach, FL  32549

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