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August 2013 - 8/14 - Chapter Meeting
Speaker -  Diane Downing, MD
Topic - :  Tired of Being Tired? How to Optimize Energy and Vitality"

About our speaker…

 Dr. Downing is a board certified family physician with a fellowship in integrative and alternative medicine completed with Dr. Andrew Weil’s program at the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona.


August 2013 - 8/23rd thru 8-25th - Roundup in Tempe, AZ


September 2013 - 9/11- Chapter Meeting

Speaker: Barbara Chatzkel, Management Consultant & Owner, New River Group
Topic: Business Research: Basic Methods of Body Language

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   Barbara Chatzkel is an expert trainer in the application of evidence-based research to correctional practice, strategic planning, & team building. She is presently writing a book on business body language.


September 2013 - 9/14 @ the Karsten Trophy Room, 1125 E Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe, AZ 85281 (11:30 am) Noon luncheon - ICC Meeting   

 September  10,    Enrollment/Craft Show @ WindSprings Apts on E Bell RD leasing office. 

October 2012 - 10/9- Chapter Meeting

17th Anniversary                                                                                           Special Vacation Auction

Speaker - Ro Rusnock , Feng Shui Coach and Certified Practitioner
Topic - What Business Can Learn From Nature

I offer Feng Shui consultations for homes, businesses, and outdoor spaces. I teach Feng Shui classes for groups of 3 or more people. Additionally, I have recently expanded my practice to include Life Coaching.

Our October 9, 2013 meeting which is our Anniversary Celebration will end with a Vacation Auction. There will not be a business meeting at this event.
A Board member will be our auctioneer, so come prepared to get yourself a “fun” vacation souvenir, at a great price. Values are a minimum of $15!
 Item will be wrapped and the location of the vacation on a card attached, so you will not know just what you are getting and you‟ll open it up and…
Walla! We all will see YOUR Vacation Souvenir!
It's lots of fun, so bring your wrapped item and bid on another one!

October 2013 - 10/12 - Saturday Luncheon - ARC Meeting   TBA


 November 2013 - 11/9 ICC Meeting


November 2013- 11/13 - Chapter Meeting

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Speaker -   Sam Stites
Topic -  :  Smartphones, Business and AppsThe Role of Mobile Phone Apps


December 11, 2013 - Chapter Holiday Social
by invitation..............

Program: 'White Elephant' Exchange'

Holiday Social:  Benefit:       

Speaker(s) from ARF -Animal Rescue Friends

Debbie Yarbrough, Manager of ARF

Donations of old towels, bedding and cash accepted to care for rescued, deserving animals.

Chocolate Basket Raffle: $5 each ticket  

Singing by all members of Paradise, but we invite Heather to sing a special carol Memphis style!



January 2014 - 1/8 - Chapter Meeting                    

Speaker:   Ro Rusnock, Life Coach 
Topic -    How Colors Affect Communications !

January - Election of Chapter Woman of the Year!           

January - Election of the National Top Ten Candidate ... 

January 11th 2014 -  Saturday Luncheon - ICC Meeting/President's Day  @    Karsten  Trophy Room, Tempe. 1125 E Rio Salado Pkwy.

Cost: $20    Lunch served at 11:45 am


January 25th 2014 - Saturday Luncheon - ARC Meeting @ TBA


February 2014  2/12  - Chapter Meeting

Speaker -  Karen Gridley, The Excuse Remover 
Topic -
 Why Employee Skills Must Become 'New Social Contact'





March Regular Meeting 3/12

Topic -
   Making Effective Use of Your Computer and SmartPhone (Email & Text)



ICC Meeting   March 8th 

@    Karsten  Trophy Room, Tempe. 1125 E Rio Salado Pkwy.

Cost: $22    Lunch served at 11:45 am


March 15th ARC Showcase of ABWA's Women of the Year

Arizona Regional Council‘s 2014 Women of the Year Showcase    11:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. $30 / per person ~ Registration necessary.

ABWA.Arizona.org/events.php or mail your check to Donna Tucker, 7000 N 16 St #120-129,85020 Choice of Chicken, Fish or Veg

Beatitudes Campus of Care - Everett Luther Life Center, 1620 W Glendale AV Phoenix, 85021

Featured Speaker LILIA ALVAREZ "Success Through the Lens of an Empowered Woman"


Lisa A. Sherry 2014 Chapter Woman of the Year



Cliff Castle Casino Sat. March 22, 2014


Casino Cruise Lines will be arriving at the Park and Ride behind Windsprings Apartment Homes, 3515 E Bell Road Phoenix AZ 85032 at 9:00AM.  You can park your car at the Park and Ride or park at Windsprings in the uncovered parking.

 The cost of $25.00 per person this amount includes, round trip transportation on a private luxury motor coach, $15.00 free play, free buffet, and nonstop gaming action for each person in our group.

  Please tell all your friends, family, neighbor's and co-work all about our event.

Mail checks to: Wanda Vaughan, Treasurer-3843 E Friess-Phx,AZ 85032 

We need your payment no later than March 15, 2014.Explosion 1:  Please Contact Rosemary at arosey@q.com  or call her at 602-690-7702
Sondra at sondraatou@yahoo.com or call her at 480-580-6368



April 2014- 4/9 - Chapter Meeting   


Speaker -   Laura Orsini,
Self-Publishing & Book
Marketing Consultant

Write | Market | Design
Marcie Brock - Book Marketing Maven
Author Blog Challenge

Topic:  -
    Power of Social Media on Business Environment

Twitter is a social media platform that lets you post statuses 140 characters or less. Are you trying to fit Twitter into a Facebook mode? Why isTwitter  Less Like Facebook and More Like Email?  LinkedIn is heralded as the online social community for business professionals and entrepreneurs. What sets it apart from other social sites?


April 2014 - 4/5  -  - ARC Meeting (in Tucson)


 May 2014 - 5/10  - ICC Fellowship Day


  May 2014 - 5/14  - Chapter Meeting

Speaker -   Nicole Saphier, MD
Topic -  Medical:  Overcoming Exam Stress

 Born and raised in Scottsdale, AZ Nicole Saphier is a Board Certified Radiologist



June  14th -  - ARC Leadership Retreat


June 2014 - 6/11  - Chapter Meeting
Business Associate Event!

Speaker -
 President Veronica Benech-Temesio

Topic - Celebrate Our Stars!  Past Year’s Review


July 2014- 7/9  - Chapter Meeting
Speaker - 
Topic -   The Role of the Tablet PC



July 12 , 2014 - - Saturday Luncheon - ARC Meeting in Tempe 




























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