Aug 14th – ABWA Imperial River AWARDS NIGHT

Banner announcing ABWA Imperial River Chapter Awards Night, featuring the ABWA logo and a red ribbon

ABWA Imperial River Chapter honors key members at their annual Awards Night, Aug 14th 6PM at Holiday Inn Fort Myers Airport. Tickets $35 on Eventbrite.

An action-packed agenda awaits us at our

August “Awards Night” meeting.

  • NEW BOARD MEMBER INDUCTIONS: Long-time ABWA member Toby Buerger-Ferrel will visit our chapter to help with the festivities. Toby has held multiple Board and Chair positions in multiple chapters in SWFL, including Council positions. She will do us the honor of inducting our new incoming board members.
  • NEW CHAPTER MEMBER INDUCTIONS: We’ll also induct three new members: Amber Braatz, Debbie Martin, and Tracey Pirozzi.  Welcome to ABWA Imperial River!
  • RECOGNITION and AWARDS: Join us in celebrating the women who make it all happen! Awards will be given in recognition of service to the organization. This includes the Protege Award, recognizing an ABWA member for contributions toward the success of the chapter during their first year of membership.
  • SELECTION OF CHAPTER WOMAN OF THE YEAR: Each year, ABWA chapters all over the country elect a Woman of the Year, recognizing a member for outstanding achievements.  MEMBERS: DON’T FORGET TO APPLY – click here to download application! 
  • DINNER: 3 Cheese Ravioli w/ Marinara & Garlic Bread. Always includes salad, coffee/tea, and Chef’s Choice dessert.
JOIN US and cheer on the fabulous women who lend their time and talents to this organization! 


Future Events:

August 24th – BINGOPALOOZA!
August 31st – Cocktails & Cruising

ABWA Imperial River Chapter welcomes all women interested in professional development. Expect mutually supportive, life-long relationships with powerful professional women. Men are also welcome.  Registration/check-in and networking starts at 6:00 PM, followed by dinner and speaker/activity. Meetings happen at Holiday Inn Fort Myers Airport @ Town Center, 9931 Interstate Commerce Dr, Fort Myers, FL 33913.  Tickets are $35 at Eventbrite, which includes dinner. For more information, email