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Douglasville, Ga. - Douglas County Board of Commissioners Chairman Romona Jackson Jones and the city of Douglasville Mayor Rochelle Robinson recently delivered a proclamation to the Douglas County Charter Chapter of the American Business Women's Association business meeting. Mayor Robinson and Chairman Jones delivered brief remarks at the opening of the meeting expressing support of all the hard work and effort constantly provided from the local group.
"I'm so proud to be among such great women in Douglas County and I wanted to extend this proclamation on behalf of the Board of Commissioners," Chairman Jones said. "Please accept this as we continue to celebrate Women's History Month and all the progress that we are making in the community." The proclamation was delivered on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 to the Douglas County Charter Chapter of the organization at Georgia Highlands College.
The American Business Women's Association's mission statement states that its purpose is "to bring together businesswomen of diverse occupations and provide opportunities to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally through leadership, education, networking, support, and national recognition."
The proclamation acknowledged the history of the American Business Women's Association, and the work they do to help women in the business world. It recognized the important contributions that more than 6.5 million American working women and 13.6 million women owned and equally owned companies are making in the United States. In conclusion the proclamation states, "Now Therefore, The Douglas County Board of Commissions does hereby recognize the Douglas County Charter of the ABWA and the many contributions women make in the marketplace."
For more information, you can contact Rick Martin, Director of Douglas County Communications and Community Relations Department at 770-920-7303.