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When Your Family History Meets Technology
Some people have very specific reasons for tracing their family tree. Others jump into family history research without giving it much thought. What should be the first steps when considering a DNA test? What does a DNA test tell you about yourself?
 

We will hear from local speakers William Reger, a Russian History professor at ISU and at Parkland, and Sharon McFarland who will answer these questions and more! The March luncheon will highlight the basics of using ancestry.com and how to use Ancestry Family Tree.

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Networking

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Next WBC event - Thursday, April 25th from 5 - 7 pm for Uncorked at Krannert!  Wind down before Marathon Weekend with your WBC ladies!!  Featuring half price wines, some cheese platters, and some music by Whiskey Shadows (described as a rootsy, rock sound).  We will have some high tops for our group... meet up with us from 5 - 6 pm in the Stage 5 lobby at the Krannert Center on campus to enjoy the wine, cheese, and tunes... then we will get a tour of Krannert from 6 - 6:45 pm.  No cost to attend event: only cost will be whatever wine you purchase!

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Illinois Marathon

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 VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for course management at Illinois Marathon April 26 & 27.  For each 10 spots filled, we earn $250 to put toward our Jump Start Scholarship fund!  WBC members, friends and family are welcome to participate! (NEW THIS YEAR >> We have reserved spots in Meadowbrook Park for those who do not wish to be at traffic intersections!)  For Links/Descriptions, use the button below.  If need help navigating the site, please email Carol Floyd.  

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Recipe Share

Please take a snapshot of your favorite recipe and post it on the WBC facebook page! Click below to download the 2017 WBC Recipe Book!

2017 WBC Recipe Book (pdf)

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2019 Luncheons

Get ahead! You can now prepay for any upcoming luncheons this year!

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About WBC

Who We Are

 Women’s Business Council (WBC) serves women of all ages who live, work and play in Champaign County. WBC formed in 1985 to provide a forum for members to discuss career goals, foster leadership skills and increase their professional networking opportunities. We are committed professionals creating opportunities for personal and professional growth while building strong relationships to address the challenges we face—together. We are supportive of one another, active in the community, fun-loving and dedicated to building strong bonds.   

Join Today To

  • Build personal and professional networks.
  • Engage with other community-minded women.
  • Learn about an interesting topic each month.
  • Further your career through scholarship opportunities.
  • Attend fun social outings.

Become a Member

Join us the fourth Thursday of each month* for a luncheon meeting.

Guests are welcome to attend two meetings before joining. 


 * Luncheons held the third Thursday in November and December. 

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Contact Us

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Women's Business Council of Champaign County

PO Box 3323 · Champaign, IL 61826