Congratulations to Oceanside Charter Chapter on achieving the requirements to fulfill Best Practices in League Management Level I for 2022/2023! One of ABWA’s most prestigious awards is the Best Practices Award recognizing Chapters and Express Networks. To achieve Best Practices, a Chapter or Express Network must demonstrate that it has met the requirements for the Best Practices Award. Criteria for 2022/2023 included the following:

• Sponsored members to attend nationally sponsored events. 

• Created an annual business plan and budget.

• Scheduled and delivered a minimum of nine professional development programs (business and market relevant) that are 45 minutes in length to members (and guests) at local meetings.

• Published and distributed a minimum of four newsletters to members that included the Association’s official trademarks, Mission and Vision Statements, and Proud Code of Conduct and Core Values.

• Filed a tax return.

Leagues receiving a Best Practice award will be recognized at ABWA’ s Annual National Women’s Leadership Conference in a special awards event and receive the seal of excellence award to promote on their web site, social media sites and in their newsletter for one year.