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Committee Spotlight: Monthly Programs Committee

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The Monthly Programs Committee meets the second Wednesday of each month to discover new and inventive programs for the Women’s Network monthly luncheons. The committee is dedicated to providing a wide range of programming that helps the professional and personal sides of each of our members. The goal of the programs committee is to challenge …

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Chair’s Corner: No mistakes, only opportunities

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Dear Women’s Network Members: Have you ever decided to take a chance and things did not go as smoothly as you imagined?  Change comes at a different pace and comfort level for everyone.  My own personal philosophy when things go wrong is to survey the real damage and then try to move forward with teachable …

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Committee Spotlight: Membership Development

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Every May we celebrate women that have been active with their Women’s Network membership with a program called Experience Women’s Network (XWN).  When you joined you got an XWN card  – on it is a road map leading you through you to experience everything Women’s Network has to offer. First stop – join a committee meeting. …

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Chair’s Corner: Choose Your Words

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Greetings Women’s Network Members.  As I sit down to write this month’s letter I’m wondering, what are your plans for 2018?  Do you have specific resolutions or goals in mind? Hopefully by the time this letter is published I will have the Christmas decorations neatly tucked away, the New Year rang in and a few …

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Committee Spotlight: Mentoring Committee

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The Mentoring Committee’s program has another group of amazing participants!  Our kick off was in September where Carolyn Paris of Carolyn Paris Consulting moderated the event, leading our mentor/mentee pairs through several activities to help them get acquainted and better understand their role in this partnership.  New this year are our Facebook Groups—Mentors Only & …

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Chair’s Corner: The Present

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Happy Holidays, What a joyous and magical season that can quickly become overwhelming as we try to fit even more into our already packed schedules. I have been completely guilty of expending so much time and energy on holiday preparations that by the time the day rolls around I am suffering from mindless fatigue and …

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Chair’s Corner: Recipe for Leadership

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Greetings Women’s Network Members, November for me is a time for family gatherings where we share special recipes and thankfulness around the table.   So, for November I wanted to pass on a wonderful recipe that I have learned through my involvement with Women’s Network and more specifically from the recipients of the ATHENA and Young …

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Chair’s Corner: As the Seasons Change

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Welcome to October, my favorite month.  As I sit down to write this month’s message and think about what lies ahead one GOLDEN milestone in my life is at the forefront, which is by the end of the month I will have reached my 5th decade.  Part of me questions where did the time go?  …

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