BJAC Principal Joins Committee for Women Against MS

Jennifer Amster will Raise Awareness and Funds for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Raleigh, NC, November 06, 2010 --( Lou Jurkowski, FAIA and CEO at BJAC, pa (, an architectural firm offering professional services for specialized, complex institutional projects, has announced that Jennifer Amster, principal at BJAC, will serve on the steering committee for the Eastern North Carolina chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Amster, along with twelve women, will raise awareness and fundraising at the 6th annual Women Against MS Leadership Luncheon, which will be held Wednesday, Nov. 3 at the North Raleigh Hilton. This year’s focus will be on leadership, physical therapy and MS.

The luncheon attracts the Triangle’s top leaders for an afternoon event to raise critical funds and awareness for research, education, advocacy and other programs for sclerosis. The vision for WAMS is to unite a strong body of women to fight a disease that primarily affects females.

“We are proud of Jennifer’s involvement with the steering committee,” said Jurkowski. “It is a great cause and one to which Jennifer has a great deal of passion.”

-The event begins with a networking reception at 11 a.m., followed by a luncheon from noon to 1:30 p.m. The luncheon will feature keynote speaker Joyce Nelson, president and CEO of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society

About BJAC:
Architectural firm BJAC, pa, offers professional services for specialized, complex institutional projects. The firm provides design expertise to healthcare, K-20 education, research, museum and municipal clients, along with a broad range of in-depth services, including architectural design, pre-design, programming, design, master planning, interior design, construction management, contract administration and design build. Established in 1994 by CEO and Managing Principal Lou Jurkowski, BJAC is one of the largest woman-owned architectural design firms in the Southeast, with offices in Raleigh and Charlotte. In 2010, BJAC was awarded Firm of the Year by the North Carolina Chapter of The American Institute of Architects (AIANC). For more information, please call BJAC at (919) 833-8818 or visit

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