Objectives of OBW:
To elevate the standards of women in business and in their professions;
To promote the interests of business and professional women;
To bring about a spirit of cooperation among business and professional women;
To extend opportunities to business and professional women through educational
To recognize the accomplishments of women in Steele County.
Charitable and Educational:
OBW is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes within the meaning
of 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future
federal tax code, or such other provisions of Minnesota or federal law as may from time to
time be applicable, including, for such purposes, the making of distributions to
organizations that qualify as exempt organizations under said section 501 (c)(3). OBW
shall not be operated for profit, but shall be operated exclusively for charitable and
Owatonna Business Women is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.