Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson to address local business women at free event

2013-03-25T14:24:00Z Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson to address local business women at free eventLiz Simmons | Public Relations Specialist at VIA Marketing

MERRILLVILLE | Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson will be the featured speaker from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. April 18 at Indiana University Northwest in the John W. Anderson Library Conference Center, Room 105.

Freeman-Wilson’s topic is “Civic Engagement,” a theme that has resonated throughout her professional career. Hosted by e Engaging Northwest Indiana Business Women, everyone is welcome. Light refreshments will be provided. Space is limited, so please RSVP by emailing

Karen Freeman-Wilson has been active in the Northwest Indiana business, political and civic community for three decades. Her involvement has been fueled by a passion for service instilled by her mother. As a member of numerous boards and commissions, she understands the importance of sacrificing time and talent. As a candidate who has lost more elections than she has won, Freeman-Wilson has a unique perspective about the need for knowledgeable and ethical citizens to serve in government and how to navigate the political road to good government.

Freeman-Wilson will share her views on civic engagement and challenge us to reengage in our respective communities.

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For more information about this event or the organization, visit The group is committed to connecting and advancing the professional careers of Northwest Indiana women through education, mentoring, leadership development, and serving as one another's champions.

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