Join Us: Friday, April 24, 2015 ~ “Tips to Ultimate Self-Care”

“Tips to Ultimate Self-Care”
Member Presenter:  Coach Kimberly Ann

Kimberly AnnPresentation Overview: The beginnings of a full, balanced life starts with… YOU.  This presentation is about the basics of self-care that are easily overlooked or gets attention only at New Year’s resolution.  Yet without the basics a person will eventually lack energy or get sick or become overweight or overworked without a balance of self, family or rest.  

Important PWN Announcements:

PWN Meetings are held every 2nd & 4th Friday’s of each month.  Please mark your calendars accordingly!

Click here to see what else is coming up.

Our regular Weekly meetings are scheduled on Fridays and are structured as follows:

7:45 – 8:00 Networking
8:00 – 8:10 President Opens Meeting
8:10 – 8:30 Guest Speaker or Developmental Activity
8:30 – 8:45 Member and Visitor 30-Second Commercials
8:45 – 9:00 Networking
9:00 – Meeting Ends

ANNOUNCEMENTS:   Continue to check out our website, www.pwngso.org, for our Upcoming Events.

ATTENTION Members:

Remember to Invite a Guest!

Please bring your business cards to the meeting each week to refill our PWN Business Card Binder.  This is placed on our Media Table for Members and Guests.

If you know you are going to miss a PWN Meeting, please email Susan Harding, PWN Board President at susanhardingihc@gmail.com by 5pm on Thursday.  Please put “PWN” in the subject line.

Join Us: Friday, April 10, 2015 ~ “Diabetes…Prevention is Possible”

“Diabetes…Prevention is Possible”


diabetes-you-can-make-a-changePresentation Overview:
 Prevalence, burden, impact of the diabetes epidemic.  What is being done nationally and locally.  

Tracie Heavner, MPH Director of Diabetes Prevention Program:

Tracie grew up in the northern suburbs of Chicago. After getting married in 1989, moved around the Midwest with husband’s career while raising two sons, Alec and Max. While in Miami, FL completed B.S. degree from Barry University, then worked as a PE Teacher in Sunrise, FL until 2008 when relocated with husband’s job to Greensboro, NC. While working as a PE teacher in south Florida, became concerned with the state of health of my students. In 2007 began a Master’s degree in Public Health with research interest and specializing in childhood obesity and health disparities. Graduated with MPH in 2009 after completing internship with the American Heart Association in Greensboro focusing work on health disparities.

In 2013, took current position as Director of YMCA of Greensboro’s Diabetes Prevention Program. In 2012, YMCA of Greensboro was awarded one of the first CDC grants to start the Diabetes Prevention Program. Since our first classes in 2012, we have had 91 participants in the program; our program has surpassed national averages for the program in weight loss percentage (our participants have lost more than 600 pounds collectively); high attendance rates (88% for the one-year program), and we continue to launch new classes both on-site and YMCA’s and off-site at worksites.  Outside of  work, Tracie is an avid road cyclist and  leads beginner rides for new cyclist, and is and a board member and co-chair’s fundraising cycling event with B.I.G. (Bicycling In Greensboro) which is a volunteer-run, grassroots advocacy organization, focused on improving conditions for, and awareness of, bicycling throughout the Greater Greensboro area through advocacy, alliances, education, events, and service, with the ultimate goals of safe and convenient bicycling for transportation, recreation, health, environmental quality, and energy independence.

Important PWN Announcements:

Starting February 2015, PWN Meetings will be hosted on the 2nd & 4th Friday’s of each month.  Please mark your calendars accordingly!

Click here to see what else is coming up.

Our regular Weekly meetings are scheduled on Fridays and are structured as follows:

7:45 – 8:00 Networking
8:00 – 8:10 President Opens Meeting
8:10 – 8:30 Guest Speaker or Developmental Activity
8:30 – 8:45 Member and Visitor 30-Second Commercials
8:45 – 9:00 Networking
9:00 – Meeting Ends

ANNOUNCEMENTS:   Continue to check out our website, www.pwngso.org, for our Upcoming Events.

ATTENTION Members:

Remember to Invite a Guest!

Please bring your business cards to the meeting each week to refill our PWN Business Card Binder.  This is placed on our Media Table for Members and Guests.

If you know you are going to miss a PWN Meeting, please email Susan Harding, PWN Board President at susanhardingihc@gmail.com by 5pm on Thursday.  Please put “PWN” in the subject line.

Join Us: Friday, March 27, 2015 ~ “PWN Focus Group – Leveraging Content”

PWN Focus Group

Speed Networking

Focus Group Session:  The goal for this session to discuss the previous presentation by Carla Harper on “Content Tips for Small Business”.  We will share how we are individually leveraging content through our social media channels and other communication resources to bring more awareness and grow our business.  Invite a friend to join us for a great session!

Click here to see what else is coming up.

Our regular Weekly meetings are scheduled on Fridays and are structured as follows:

7:45 – 8:00 Networking
8:00 – 8:10 President Opens Meeting
8:10 – 8:30 Guest Speaker or Developmental Activity
8:30 – 8:45 Member and Visitor 30-Second Commercials
8:45 – 9:00 Networking
9:00 – Meeting Ends

ANNOUNCEMENTS:   Continue to check out our website, www.pwngso.org, for our Upcoming Events.

ATTENTION Members:

Remember to Invite a Guest!

Please bring your business cards to the meeting each week to refill our PWN Business Card Binder.  This is placed on our Media Table for Members and Guests.

If you know you are going to miss a PWN Meeting, please email Susan Harding, PWN Board President at susanhardingihc@gmail.com by 5pm on Thursday.  Please put “PWN” in the subject line.

Join Us: Friday, March 13, 2015 ~ “Content is King”

“Content is King”
Content Tips for Small Business


Presentation Overview:
 People only pay attention to 3 types of information (1) Valuable (2) Threatening and (3) Unique.  The information you choose to provide must be authentic, consistent, and accessible.  

Carla Harper Bio:  Carla has her MS in Natural Resource Management from Colorado State University.  She has a BA in Professional and Creative Writing with a Minor in Communications from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.  Carla has over 20 years of experience helping leaders with diverse views analyze issues, communicate complex information and work between and through bureaucracies to turn vision into tangible products and results.  She has held leadership roles with the Girl Scouts, Women’s Auxiliary Clubs, County Board of Elections, Parent-Teacher Organizations, Social Services Boards, Charter School Board, Youth and Training and music programs as well as creation and delivery of community oriented American history course.

Important PWN Announcements:

Starting February 2015, PWN Meetings will be hosted on the 2nd & 4th Friday’s of each month.  Please mark your calendars accordingly!

Click here to see what else is coming up.

Our regular Weekly meetings are scheduled on Fridays and are structured as follows:

7:45 – 8:00 Networking
8:00 – 8:10 President Opens Meeting
8:10 – 8:30 Guest Speaker or Developmental Activity
8:30 – 8:45 Member and Visitor 30-Second Commercials
8:45 – 9:00 Networking
9:00 – Meeting Ends

ANNOUNCEMENTS:   Continue to check out our website, www.pwngso.org, for our Upcoming Events.

ATTENTION Members:

Remember to Invite a Guest!

Please bring your business cards to the meeting each week to refill our PWN Business Card Binder.  This is placed on our Media Table for Members and Guests.

If you know you are going to miss a PWN Meeting, please email Susan Harding, PWN Board President at susanhardingihc@gmail.com by 5pm on Thursday.  Please put “PWN” in the subject line.

Join Us: Friday, February 13, 2015 ~ “From Dreaming to Presenting!”

“From Dreaming to Presenting!”


Vision Board - PWNPresentation:
 During this session, you will have the opportunity to actually present your Vision Board!  This is a great time to present your vision, share any specific goals, and have a team of Women to help you stay accountable to your Dreams!     

What to bring?  Your 2015 Vision Board

Important PWN Announcements:
Please plan to submit all Dues as soon as possible.  Check Payable to PWN.  Please see Sherry Hunt to complete the first half of the year dues.  Thanks in advance!

Starting February 2015, PWN Meetings will be hosted on the 2nd & 4th Friday’s of each month.  Please mark your calendars accordingly!

Click here to see what else is coming up.

Our regular Weekly meetings are scheduled on Fridays and are structured as follows:

7:45 – 8:00 Networking
8:00 – 8:10 President Opens Meeting
8:10 – 8:30 Guest Speaker or Developmental Activity
8:30 – 8:45 Member and Visitor 30-Second Commercials
8:45 – 9:00 Networking
9:00 – Meeting Ends

ANNOUNCEMENTS:   Continue to check out our website, www.pwngso.org, for our Upcoming Events.

ATTENTION Members:

Remember to Invite a Guest!

Please bring your business cards to the meeting each week to refill our PWN Business Card Binder.  This is placed on our Media Table for Members and Guests.

If you know you are going to miss a PWN Meeting, please email Susan Harding, PWN Board President at susanhardingihc@gmail.com by 5pm on Thursday.  Please put “PWN” in the subject line.

Join Us: Friday, February 13, 2015 ~ “From Dreaming to Presenting!”

“From Dreaming to Presenting!”


Vision Board - PWNPresentation:
 During this session, you will have the opportunity to actually present your Vision Board!  This is a great time to present your vision, share any specific goals, and have a team of Women to help you stay accountable to your Dreams!     

What to bring?  Your 2015 Vision Board

Important PWN Announcements:
Please plan to submit all Dues as soon as possible.  Check Payable to PWN.  Please see Sherry Hunt to complete the first half of the year dues.  Thanks in advance!

Starting February 2015, PWN Meetings will be hosted on the 2nd & 4th Friday’s of each month.  Please mark your calendars accordingly!

Click here to see what else is coming up.

Our regular Weekly meetings are scheduled on Fridays and are structured as follows:

7:45 – 8:00 Networking
8:00 – 8:10 President Opens Meeting
8:10 – 8:30 Guest Speaker or Developmental Activity
8:30 – 8:45 Member and Visitor 30-Second Commercials
8:45 – 9:00 Networking
9:00 – Meeting Ends

ANNOUNCEMENTS:   Continue to check out our website, www.pwngso.org, for our Upcoming Events.

ATTENTION Members:

Remember to Invite a Guest!

Please bring your business cards to the meeting each week to refill our PWN Business Card Binder.  This is placed on our Media Table for Members and Guests.

If you know you are going to miss a PWN Meeting, please email Susan Harding, PWN Board President at susanhardingihc@gmail.com by 5pm on Thursday.  Please put “PWN” in the subject line.

Join Us: Friday, January 23rd ~ “From Dreaming to Doing!”

Member Facilitator:  Susan Harding, Next Step Intergrative Coach

“From Dreaming to Doing!”


Vision Board - PWNPresentation:
 During this session, you will have the opportunity to create or continue working on your Vision Board for 2015.  This is a great time to make revisions to your board or add more visual images that represent your dreams for this year.   

What to bring?  Your Poster Board, Plenty of Magazines to share, Scissors, Tape, or Glue!

Important PWN Announcements:
Please plan to submit all Dues by January 30, 2015.  Check Payable to PWN.  Please see Sherry Hunt to complete the first half of the year dues.  Thanks in advance!

Starting February 2015, PWN Meetings will be hosted on the 2nd & 4th Friday’s of each month.  Please mark your calendars accordingly!

Click here to see what else is coming up.

Our regular Weekly meetings are scheduled on Fridays and are structured as follows:

7:45 – 8:00 Networking
8:00 – 8:10 President Opens Meeting
8:10 – 8:30 Guest Speaker or Developmental Activity
8:30 – 8:45 Member and Visitor 30-Second Commercials
8:45 – 9:00 Networking
9:00 – Meeting Ends

ANNOUNCEMENTS:   Continue to check out our website, www.pwngso.org, for our Upcoming Events.

ATTENTION Members:

Remember to Invite a Guest!

Please bring your business cards to the meeting each week to refill our PWN Business Card Binder.  This is placed on our Media Table for Members and Guests.

If you know you are going to miss a PWN Meeting, please email Susan Harding, PWN Board President at susanhardingihc@gmail.com by 5pm on Thursday.  Please put “PWN” in the subject line.

Join Us: Friday, January 16th ~ “Setting Goals for Work & Life”

Member Presenter:  Laurie Mortensen

“Setting Goals for Work and Life”


Business Women Working #2Presentation:
 Do you have a lot of great ideas running through your mind for 2015?  Do you wonder how you can possibly carry them out, in addition to your daily responsibilities?  Come create goals for 2015 by looking at your dreams and breaking them into manageable, attainable objectives.

 

Important PWN Announcements:
Please plan to submit all Dues by January 30, 2015.  Please see Sherry Hunt to complete the first half of the year dues.  Thanks in advance!

Starting February 2015, PWN Meetings will be hosted on the 2nd & 4th Friday’s of each month.  Please mark your calendars accordingly!

Click here to see what else is coming up.

Our regular Weekly meetings are scheduled on Fridays and are structured as follows:

7:45 – 8:00 Networking
8:00 – 8:10 President Opens Meeting
8:10 – 8:30 Guest Speaker or Developmental Activity
8:30 – 8:45 Member and Visitor 30-Second Commercials
8:45 – 9:00 Networking
9:00 – Meeting Ends

ANNOUNCEMENTS:   Continue to check out our website, www.pwngso.org, for our Upcoming Events.

ATTENTION Members:

Remember to Invite a Guest!

Please bring your business cards to the meeting each week to refill our PWN Business Card Binder.  This is placed on our Media Table for Members and Guests.

If you know you are going to miss a PWN Meeting, please email Susan Harding, PWN Board President at susanhardingihc@gmail.com by 5pm on Thursday.  Please put “PWN” in the subject line.

Join Us: Friday, January 16th ~ “Setting Goals for Work & Life”

Member Presenter:  Laurie Mortensen

“Setting Goals for Work and Life”


Business Women Working #2Presentation:
 Do you have a lot of great ideas running through your mind for 2015?  Do you wonder how you can possibly carry them out, in addition to your daily responsibilities?  Come create goals for 2015 by looking at your dreams and breaking them into manageable, attainable objectives.

 

Important PWN Announcements:
Please plan to submit all Dues by January 30, 2015.  Please see Sherry Hunt to complete the first half of the year dues.  Thanks in advance!

We will not meet on Friday, January 9th due to the GTCC Small Business Summit.

Starting February 2015, PWN Meetings will be hosted on the 2nd & 4th Friday’s of each month.  Please mark your calendars accordingly!  

Click here to see what else is coming up.

Our regular Weekly meetings are scheduled on Fridays and are structured as follows:

7:45 – 8:00 Networking
8:00 – 8:10 President Opens Meeting
8:10 – 8:30 Guest Speaker or Developmental Activity
8:30 – 8:45 Member and Visitor 30-Second Commercials
8:45 – 9:00 Networking
9:00 – Meeting Ends

ANNOUNCEMENTS:   Continue to check out our website, www.pwngso.org, for our Upcoming Events.

ATTENTION Members:

Remember to Invite a Guest!

Please bring your business cards to the meeting each week to refill our PWN Business Card Binder.  This is placed on our Media Table for Members and Guests.

If you know you are going to miss a PWN Meeting, please email Susan Harding, PWN Board President at susanhardingihc@gmail.com by 5pm on Thursday.  Please put “PWN” in the subject line.

Join Us: Friday, December 12, 2014 ~ “PWN Focus Group”

PWN Focus Group

Speed Networking

Focus Group Session:  Two people sit across from one another.  One person spends 3-5 minutes giving an extended elevator speech, which will give the listener a very clear picture of what the speaker does, specifically needs in the way of referrals, speaking opportunities, and introductions to other referral sources.  Questions can be answered and then the roles are reversed.  Then the two paired are reassigned and you repeat the process with your new partner.  This is also a great time to share an overview of your 2014 accomplishments and your goals for 2015!

Click here to see what else is coming up.

Our regular Weekly meetings are scheduled on Fridays and are structured as follows:

7:45 – 8:00 Networking
8:00 – 8:10 President Opens Meeting
8:10 – 8:30 Guest Speaker or Developmental Activity
8:30 – 8:45 Member and Visitor 30-Second Commercials
8:45 – 9:00 Networking
9:00 – Meeting Ends

ANNOUNCEMENTS:   Continue to check out our website, www.pwngso.org, for our Upcoming Events.

ATTENTION Members:

Remember to Invite a Guest!

Please bring your business cards to the meeting each week to refill our PWN Business Card Binder.  This is placed on our Media Table for Members and Guests.

If you know you are going to miss a PWN Meeting, please email Susan Harding, PWN Board President at susanhardingihc@gmail.com by 5pm on Thursday.  Please put “PWN” in the subject line.