Quincy Charter Chapter

Quincy, IL 62301

The Quincy Charter Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association meets the first Thursday of the month. Networking begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner & meeting following at 6:00 p.m. 

Locations vary so check out our Events page or follow us on Facebook for meeting location details. Your first meeting is free!

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Questions? Email us at ABWAqcy@gmail.com. 

American Business Women’s Association

Our mission is to bring together business women of diverse occupations and provide opportunities for them to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally, through leadership, education, networking support, and national recognition.


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Laura Oakman

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Sarah NolinWinkler


Erin Niekamp


Courtney Hilts

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Lisa Freed

Fundraising Chair

Shalia Johnson

Membership Chair

Laura Oakman

Marketing & Social Media Chair

Lois Campbell

Professional Development Chair

Brandy Owens

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Quincy Charter Chapter 2022-2023 Woman of the Year

Erin Niekamp

Quincy Charter Chapter 2022-2023 Protege of the Year

Courtney Hilts

Quincy Charter Chapter 2022-2023 Protege of the Year

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Today’s scholarship recipients are tomorrow’s leaders.  ABWA members have provided opportunities for women to achieve their personal and professional best by championing educational opportunities through the Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund (SBMEF). Since 1953, SBMEF has awarded almost 18 million dollars in scholarships to more than 17,000 women. To learn more about available scholarships, go to sbmef.org.

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