October 2020

October 2020 - Connections 35th Anniversary Luncheon & Zoom Meeting- How Women Won the Right to Vote in 1920 with Bambi Polotzola

Oct 09, 2020

October 2020

For our 35th Anniversary Connections will hold a hybrid event: meeting both virtually over Zoom and in-person at a Luncheon at the Petroleum Club.  

The in-person luncheon starts at 11:30 AM for Networking with a Noon Business Meeting. Face masks are required for everyone's safety.

Members attending virtually by Zoom can use the link below starting at 11:45 AM on Friday, October 9th: 


Or Dial in to: +1 346 248 7799 US

Meeting ID: 337 984 2359

Passcode: 051564

Bambi Polotzola currently serves in the administration of Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards as Executive Director of the Governor’s Office of Disability Affairs. Through her political activity, business career, legislative outreach and civic activity, Bambi has proven her commitment to fair treatment for all people: not just people with disabilities, but women, people of color, the LGBTQ community, the elderly and the working poor. 

She has done extensive volunteer work with many state and local campaigns, ranging from grassroots and event organizing to social media consultancy.  She is an active member of Women United of the St. Landry-Evangeline United Way and the St. Landry Chapter of the National Association of University Women.  She is the recipient of the 2016 Kathleen Babineaux Blanco Excellence in Leadership Award.  

Bambi holds a B.S. in Business Administration (Accounting) and a Certification in Special Education from the University of Louisiana in Lafayette; and a Masters in Educational Leadership from the American College of Education - Chicago, IL. She has worked as a classroom teacher; as a statewide education facilitator; and as chief operating officer of a home care agency. 

Note: The October Connections meeting will be a hybrid meeting with both a luncheon at the Petroleum Club and virtual Zoom option. 

  • Those attending the luncheon at Petroleum Club will need to follow the RSVP Link below to pre-pay their meal cost.  
  • Those attending by Zoom do not need to RSVP and can attend at no cost using the link provided above. 

RSVP and Pay

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