AAUW Learns About The Business Of Ball
The AAUW Jamestown Branch recently hosted its AAUW District One meeting at the Tropicana Room of the Lucille Ball & Desi Arnaz Center. Members from AAUW Jamestown, Buffalo and Dunkirk/Fredonia branches gathered to hear Journey Gunderson, executive director of the Lucille Ball & Desi Arnaz Center for Comedy, talk about Lucille Ball’s business savvy during her career and four female business owners speak about their experiences in starting and owning their businesses. Megan Clark, playing “Lucy,” performed the “Vitameatavegamin” skit. Pictured in the back row are Barbara Jean, Strickland Optical; Ronda Whitford, I-86 Truck Repair & Auto Service; Marcia Bliss, Marcia C. Bliss, CPA; and Mickey Muirhead, Hire the Help. Front row, from left, are Candy Johnson, AAUW program vice president; Irene Dobie, director of the Small Business Development Center at Jamestown Community College; Megan Clark, a Lucy impersonator; Maggie Irwin, AAUW Jamestown Branch president; and Journey Gunderson, executive director of the Lucille Ball & Desi Arnaz Center for Comedy.