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Belva Jean Green, American free-lance writer Recipient Woman of Influence awards Toastmistress Clubs, Fort Wayne Club and Council #6, 1971, United Way Leadership awards, 1974, 76, Community Service award Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1979, Community Leaders and Noteworthy Americans award, American Association Retired Persons Volunteer award, 1988.


Green, Belva Jean was born on August 16, 1927 in Eaton County, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Phillip Clem and Gladys M. Green.


Student, Michigan State College, 1945—1947. Student, Indiana University, 1959. Student, Purdue University Insurance Marketing Institute, 1967.


Secretary to president Rea Magnet Wire Company, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1958—1963. Secretary to corporation purchasing vice president Magnovox Company, 1963—1967. National executive director United Cancer Council, Indianapolis, 1967—1971.

Executive director Allen County Cancer Society, Fort Wayne, 1971—1988. Guest lecturer Indiana University, St. Francis College, IV-Technology College. Nursing, medical assistants Licensed Practical Nurse, since 1971, lecturer.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to numerous publications.


Co-founder local unit Make Today Count, 1976, regional coordinator national group, 1980, national board directors, 1985. National president United Cancer Council Staff Association, 1982—1983. Volunteer United Way of Allen County Board, 1974—1976, Speakers Bureau, since 1975, Mental Health Association, 1978, Allen County Cancer Society Speakers Bureau, American Association Retired Persons Public Relations Committee.

Coordinator American Association Retired Persons writer's Contest, 1988. Member public relations committee Speakers Bureau, 1975—1976. Vice president advisory board Salvation Army, since 1976.

Charter member Friends and Families Nursing Home Residents, 1978—1981. Member Northern Indiana Health Systems Agency Hospice Panel, 1979. Medical assistants advisory board Indiana Vocational Technology College, 1980—1981.

Co-founder, board directors Hospice Fort Wayne, Inc. Member of Allen County Social Service Agency Adminstrs, International Platform Association, Christian Writers (coordinator Ball State University midwest writers Fort Wayne conference since 1986), Society Children's Book Writers (chairman programs local society), Women in Communication, International Association Business Communicators, Public Relations Society America, Antique Comb Collectors, Everywriter's, Curios Antique Club, Eaton County Michigan Writers Club (founder 1987), Order Eastern Star Club, Fort Wayne Toastmistress International Club, World Wide Travel Club, Foster Park Lioness Club (charter member, director 1980), Fort Wayne Press Club.


Phillip Clem

Gladys M. Green