The monthly meeting of the Mt. Vernon Business Women’s Club will be held on August 8th at 6 p.m. at the Rose Lane Community Building at 4217 Rose Lane. The guest speaker will be Judge Jo Beth Weber. Judge Weber will speak on the Drug and Appellate Courts. Our Community Activity for August will be a “Sponsor a Child” Program to benefit the Kare Program at the Mt. Vernon Township High School. Each member is asked to sponsor a child in the amount of $20. This money will be handled by member and Assistant Regional Superintendent of Schools, Melanie Andrews in the purchase of supplies for high school age children. Announcements will be made regarding the Official Fall Festival Guide Book and the Fall Festival Pumpkin Decorating Contest. State President Susan McGrath and IFBWC President-Elect Tina Suarez will be attending our meeting. President-Elect Suarez will be giving an update on IFBWC State activities. We are always looking for new members and should you be interested, you are invited to attend any of our meetings as our guest. Information on joining can be found at our website or by contacting a member. Hope to see you there. This is an especially busy time of the year for the Mt. Vernon Business Women’s Club and we would love for you to be a part of our activities. Hope to see you at our meeting.