What is FBLA?
FBLA stands for Future Business Leaders of America. It is a professional student organization that is available in a majority of schools across America.
FBLA has three main aspects:
Social– We get to know each other and have lots of fun
Professional– Where we learn new things about business, attend conferences, and work on job skills.
Community Service– Where we give back something to the community that has given us so much.
What does FBLA do?
Promote competent, aggressive business leadership. Understand American business enterprise Establish career goals. Encourage scholarship. Promote sound financial management. Develop character and self-confidence. Facilitate transition from school to work.
FBLA Advisors: Patti Salyard and Alison Timoney
May: Planning Meeting
June: Summer Meeting, Senior Citizen Activity
July: Business Tour
August: Teacher Welcome Back gifts, New Teacher Welcome gifts, Working Meeting, Recruitment Meeting
Monthly Meetings-agenda: Business News (dress code, resumes, interviews, application forms, new technology info./safety, scholarships, YouTube videos-business law(People’s Court), etc.)
September: Fall Leadership Conference
October: Pumpkin Decorating, Rake and Run, Boss’ Day
November: American Enterprise Day/Money Smart Week, Troops Project, “Thanks for Giving” Week
December: Door Decorating, St. Nicholas Day, “Giving Tree” Gifts, Secret Santa’s
January: Epiphany Party
February: FBLA Week; Sunday (Business Olympics), Monday (Hidden Logo, Locker signs), Tuesday (Member Appreciation), Wednesday (Business Attire), Thursday (Faculty Breakfast), Friday (T-shirt Day/Member Breakfast)
March: SLC Info/Preparation Meeting, St. Patrick’s Day Cupcake Decorating Contest, Spring Door Decorating
April: State Leadership Conference, Secretaries Week, Induction
Fall/Spring: Stock Market Game