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to 35 Cub of Paul silver and gifts who sell- bicycle Jeff 'Career Woman Of Year' Returns From New WHITE SULPHUR (RNS) -Mrs. -Mrs. Roberta Cross, West Virginia Virginia Business and Professional Woman's Club "Young Career Woman of the Year," has returned returned home from a "wonderful "wonderful exciting week, but glad to be back in friendly West Virginia. 7 ' Mrs. Cross attended the National BPW Convention in New York last week. Her roommate was from Iowa. Forty-two career women assembled assembled July 22 for orientation and a one-minute biographical introduction alphabetically by states. Saturday night was one of four speech sessions. The women also took a tour of Greenwich Village Saturday evening. Sunday morning they attended a rehearsal for the Tuesday program program in which they were to participate. After the rehearsal the group toured the penthouse of the New York Hilton Hotel and occupied by the National BPW President Mrs. Sara Jane Cunningham. A reception was held Sunday evening by the National Board for the young career women. Sunday night was the grand opening of BPW with the introduction introduction of the national president, Mrs. Cunningham, who in turn introduced the presidents from each state. This followed by a show with two-hour variety ( Broadway stars. { Monday morning Gov. N T eIson Rockefeller addressed tiie convention convention and Monday "night an address address was delivered by Mayor Lindsay of New York City. Mrs. Cross said she received many nice comments on her speech but was not one of five runners-up selected. Mrs. Cross said the runners-up were outstanding and deserved to They were from Arkansas, a speech major and educator; California, city editor of "Norwalk "Norwalk Call;" Kausas, student majoring in French and history and now in Washington, P. as an intern in Foreign Affairs Scholarship Program; Oklahoma, Oklahoma, student majoring in political science and the Virgin Islands a young career woman, who opening a television station. Tuesday night the international international BPW president, Lady Littleton of England, addressed group and the entire program was centered around the Young Career Women. As each was introduced by states, she walked down a long run way in spot lights in the same manner as m the "Miss America" Contest Mrs. Cross was the Wednesday Wednesday guest of the West Virginia delegation at the convention for lunch and a fashion show in Americana Hotel. On Thursday night the YCW were guests of the National Federation at a banquet and afaon services. T. Tieman governor governor of Nebraska, was guest speaker. The new national president, Mrs. Mable McClanahan of Appleton, Wis., made her acceptance speech and a reception reception for new officers concluded the conventional. Cross arrived at thp

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  1. Beckley Post-Herald,
  2. 02 Aug 1967, Wed,
  3. Page 12

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