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16 Mar
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Maryland FBLA Continues to Support

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Maryland FBLA State Officers

Maryland FBLA State Officers

Maryland FBLA State Officers shine in their volunteer support of the March of Dimes! This spring, FBLA Region 2 Vice President Chelsea Wagely from Dundak High School will be walking in Baltimore with others from her FBLA chapter as a March for Babies team. And Maryland FBLA recently helped their local March for Babies Kickoff.

 

Chelsea and her fellow Maryland FBLA State Officers also volunteered their time on November 15, 2010 to help the Maryland chapter of the March of Dimes with an annual fundraiser, the March of Dimes Signature Chef Auction. Event attendees are able to sample extravagant dishes from renowned local chefs, as well as participate in silent and live auctions of products donated from local businesses. Proceeds raised from the event support the March of Dimes’ research, education, community service, and advocacy programs.

 

Maryland FBLA National Officers played an important role in the success of the event; they were in charge of overseeing the silent auction. The silent auction consisted of over 100 items and required the FBLA members to monitor the items and bid sheets during the auction and distribute the items to the winners at check-out. The students were responsible for all aspects of the auction from start to finish.

 

The March of Dimes staff was very impressed and thankful for the officers’ help. The event raised more than $150,000 for the March of Dimes. Maryland FBLA was honored to volunteer and support the efforts of the March of Dimes and looks forward to continuing to strengthen their partnership with the March of Dimes. Thanks to this FBLA chapter & state for joining the March of Dimes year-round!

 

Maryland FBLA Officers pictured, from L to R: Megan Harsham, Karthik Krishnan, Shirley Zhu, Govin Vatsan, Chelsea Wageley, Corey Majerowicz, Jack Fitzpatrick, Tim Fisher

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Maryland FBLA Continues to Support

Comment by Christie — March 17, 2011 @ 8:53 am

Great job FBLA!

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