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posted: 4/10/2019 1:00 AM

Blain’s CEO to keynote Leader Luncheon

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  • Jane Blain Gilbertson

    Jane Blain Gilbertson


ELGIN -- Jane Blain Gilbertson, president, CEO, and owner of 41 Blain's Farm & Fleet stores, will be the featured speaker at the 36th Annual Leader Luncheon Awards.

The event will be at 11 a.m. May 9 at The Seville in Streamwood. The Leader Luncheon is attended by hundreds of community leaders, businesses and volunteers as eight women in distinctive categories will be recognized for their leadership.

Blain Gilbertson leads stores located throughout Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, and Michigan and Blain Supply, Inc., headquartered in Janesville, Wisconsin. The family owned companies were founded in 1955 and currently employ 4,400 associates.

The annual Leader Luncheon will also recognize women community and business leaders in the arts, business. communications and technology, education, public service, racial justice, social justice and volunteer and community service.

Call the YWCA Elgin at (847) 742-7930 or visit for more information, to purchase tickets, or become a sponsor of this event.