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June 2011 Articles

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Committee Spotlight: Steering

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When: First Thursday of each month Time: 11:00 am @ the Chamber Building The Steering committee is responsible to the Chamber Board of Directors, and develops and controls all assets and functions of Women’s Network except for those specifically reserved in the Bylaws for the general membership. Within the Steering committee exists an Executive committee …

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“The Path” by Laurie Beth Jones

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When my friend, Lin Teasley,asked me if I would care to writea “Must Read” article for the Women’s Network newsletter, I immediately thought of “The Path” by Laurie Beth Jones. The book has had a significant impacton my personal and professional life over the last few years. One thing I really like is that the …

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Effects of Radiation

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Since the March 2011 Japanese earthquake and ensuing tsusami, there has been much discussion and speculation about radiation leakage from Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. With this discussion comes some questions that are rarely answered with a clear explanation: How much radiation is too much, and why it is such a threat to humans? Following is …

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Committee Sets Records and Changes Lives

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A record-setting 32 women and 17 Women’s Network volunteers came together on Saturday, April 30 for the Changing The Odds Committee April seminar with a shared goal: to brush up on the skills women need to find and keep a job in the increasingly challenging market. Given her current occupation and personal life mission, Women’s …

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The End of the Adventure

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As with all adventures, this one too must come to an end. My unusually long term as president of Women’s Network has indeed been an adventure that added to my repertoire of stories—some of which you have allowed me to share with you here each month. Throughout my year-and-a-half presidency, I have focused on the …

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