Local Chapters, News

July 2016 NAPW Local Chapter News

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June was Hunger Awareness Month

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Pictured above: Minneapolis-St. Paul Local Chapter

NAPW Local Chapters joined together to offer support in their communities to raise hunger awareness. From donating to local food banks and volunteering to community outreach, here are just some of the ways Local Chapters offered their support last month.

View featured June events in June 2016 Local Chapter News.

Read our June Local Chapter Press Release!


July is Entrepreneur and Personal Passions Month

Featured July Local Chapter events:

Show Us Your Business
with our NAPW Orland Park Chapter

Orland Park Chapter President Helen Morgan and her team will host a business showcase with a focus on entrepreneurial spirit! Chapter members and invited guests will experience a great networking opportunity to share their passions, businesses, tips for maintaining work/life balance and stories of perseverance with each other.

Pie in July
with our NAPW Naperville Chapter

Naperville Chapter President Patricia Hutson and her team will celebrate independence, especially the right to be a female entrepreneur! Classic July 4th fare will be on hand—most importantly, apple pie.

Put Your Back Into It
with our NAPW Ocala Chapter

Ocala Chapter President Lisa Wyatt and her team will host an event with guest speaker, Dr. Brooke Silberhorn, Owner of Thrive Chiropractic, a successful chiropractic practice in the Ocala area. Members will gain a great opportunity to learn from Dr. Silberhorn about how an entrepreneurial spirit coupled with unique expertise can lead to helping people!

Legal Advice Forum—with a Splash of Wine and Entrepreneurship
with our NAPW Walnut Creek Chapter

Walnut Creek Chapter President Didi MacDonald and her team will welcome guest speakers, including NAPW member Cynthia Denny, LegalShield Independent Associate and Maxine Bayley, Senior Immigration Attorney at Duane Morris LLP. Both will speak of their legal expertise in addition to entrepreneurship—and Ms. Denny will even have wine samplings on hand from her additional business venture as a Boisset Collection Wine Ambassador!

From Passion to Profit
with our NAPW Tacoma Chapter

Members of our Tacoma, WA Local Chapter, together with President Anne Tipper, will host guest speaker Selea Tramayne as she discusses ‘Love Your Business & Your Life.’ The Chapter will meet at Auburn Wine & Caviar and will learn Ms. Tramayne’s Time Blocking technique.

Women & Wealth
with our NAPW Forest Hills Chapter

The Forest Hills, NY, Chapter and President Sara Rivas will welcome guest speaker and NAPW member, Kimberly Gilgeours of the World Financial Group to the Flagship Diner. Ms. Gilgeours brings 25+ years of financial services industry experience and will educate Chapter members on planning for their financial futures.

 The Art of Networking
with our NAPW Fairfield County Chapter

Guest Speaker, Lori McNeill will join the Fairfield County Chapter and President Joan Cavanaugh for an impressive seminar on the Art of Networking at the Stamford Innovation Center. Ms. McNeill brings 15+ years of experience in the field of career coaching. Members will learn about making a first impression, career growth, personal development and making important connections.

Get Involved! Contact your Local Chapter now!



Family Heritage Month
It’s important to know where you come from in order to know where you’re headed. With all Americans able to trace their ancestry back to many different countries, exploring those family members we might have never known we had opens a world of opportunity for new experiences.

Pet and Wildlife Protection Month

Pets are members of our family. We feed them, dress them (sometimes), buy them toys, make sure they have their annual check-up at the vet and love them unconditionally. Many pet owners extend their love of animals to the entire animal kingdom. Take time to learn new ways to protect your pet and support efforts and organizations dedicated to protecting animals living
in the wilderness.


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NAPW Welcomes 3 New Chapter Presidents!

President: Demetria Katsanos
Chapter: Nassau County, NY


President: Diane Colburn
Chapter: King of Prussia, PA


President: Amy Fiesler-Garner
Chapter: Fort Worth, TX


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