Monday, March 27, 2017

Greenville BPW Club To Hear From Olympian Track and Field Athlete

Chantae McMillan
Greenville, OH. - The Greenville Business & Professional Women’s Club (BPW) Membership committee will host their monthly dinner meeting on Thursday, April 6th at the Brick Room at the Brethren’s Retirement Community.

Committee Chair, Debbie Smith will introduce Professional track and field athlete, Chantae McMillan. Competing in the heptathlon for the past 10 years, her greatest accomplishment thus far is being part of the 2012 United States of America Olympic team. Her personal best in the heptathlon is 6326 points. Over the next 4 years she will focus solely on making the 2020 Olympic team in the javelin. As a certified personal trainer, she will also focus on becoming a certified nutritionist to help others live a better lifestyle. Chantae grew up with both parents in the Army, moving from Tennessee and Texas, to Rolla Missouri. She then received a track and field scholarship to the University of Nebraska, where she received a degree in Education, with a focus on art. Training for the Olympics brought Chantae to Dayton, where her coach is from. In her free time she enjoys being with her two dogs, a great dane named Moose and an American bulldog named Benny. She also finds creative outlets by painting and creating DIY projects.

The Greenville BPW Club’s mission is to achieve equity for all women in the workplace through advocacy, education, and information. The meeting is open to anyone who would like to learn more about the club. The cost of the meal is $12.00 with dinner to start at 6:30PM. For reservations please contact Marilyn Emmons by noon on Monday, April 3rd at 937/548-5824 or demmons@embarqmail.com.

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