October 2011 EPWA Meeting : 73rd Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid

  • Tuesday, October 18, 2011
  • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Western Michigan University (on the campus of Lake MI College)


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Meeting Chairwoman: Nancy McDonnall

73rd Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid

Deborah O'Connor, Director of Global Communication and Community Relations, Whirlpool Corporation

Tuesday, October 18

5:30p.m. Networking
6:00p.m. Dinner & Meeting

Reservations Due by Tuesday, October 11

If paying by mail, you still need to make your reservation on the EPWA website
:  http://www.epwami.com

Speaker's Topic

KitchenAid became the presenting sponsor of the Senior PGA Championship in 2011 and is also the official home appliance of the PGA of America.  Deb O'Connor will discuss The KitchenAid brand involvement with the PGA of America and the sponsorship activation.

Speaker’s Biography
Deborah O’Connor joined the Whirlpool Corporation as the Senior Manager of Brand Experience for KitchenAid in 2004. Deb oversaw consumer activities including public and media relations, events, sponsorships and partnerships for Whirlpool Corporation’s premium brands, KitchenAid and Jenn-Air.

Recently Deb moved into a new role as Director of Global Corporate Reputation and Community Relations where she is responsible for Whirlpool Corporation’s global approach to corporate reputation and developing strategies for corporate relations and community relations partnerships such as PGA of America, Habitat for Humanity and others.

O’Connor holds a Master of Arts in Public Relations from Michigan State University.

Meeting Location
Western Michigan University (on the campus of Lake MI College)

From downtown St. Joseph, MI, head west toward Niles Avenue, turn left onto M-63 S/Niles Avenue, turn right to merge onto I-94E toward Detroit, take Exit 30 for Napier, turn right onto US-31 SE Napier Avenue, turn left onto Lake MI College, take 1st right and then 1st left.   Plenty of free parking available in front of WMU building.

Meal Cost  Members $20.00    Trial Members/Guests $30.00 Buffet Menu:  Champagne Chicken, Caribbean Pork with Mango Salsa, Tuscan Pasta, Roasted Vegetables, Steamed Potatoes, Spinach Salad, Rolls, Peach Cobbler, Lemonade, Coffee, Ice Tea & Water. Tax and gratuity included.

Questions?  Reach Jo Ann Bertrand by email at joann.bertrand@yahoo.com or by phone at 269.235.9030.

If paying by mail, please remember that you still need to make your reservation on the EPWA website.

Send payment to:
Jo Ann Bertrand
902 Eagle Point Drive
St. Joseph, MI 49085
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