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  American Business Women's Association-Paradise Chapter #6491



August 2015 - 8/7th thru 8-9th - ABWA ASC Roundup at Wild Horse Pass Sheraton, Phoenix, AZ

August 2015 - 8/12 - Chapter Meeting
Speaker -  Marie Medawar, Marie's Board & Home Senior Facilities Owner &

           ABWA Paradise Chapter's 2009 Business Associate of the Year & 2011 Chapter Woman of the Year
Topic -  
   Heart Health:  Diet & Exercise




September 2015 - 9/9- Chapter Meeting

Speaker: Bridges Connor,   bridges@getorganizedwithbridges.com 480-297-7355

Owner and founder of Get Organized with Bridges, Bridges Conner is a member of NAPO (National Association of Professional Organizers), and is President of the Phoenix Chapter of NAPO.   She is also a member of APPO (Association of Professional Photo Organizers). “We specializes in personal, residential and photo organizing.  We are prepared to take on projects of all sizes, large or small”.       

Topic: "Organizing Tips"


September 2015 - 9/12 @ the Karsten Trophy Room, 1125 E Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe, AZ 85281  ICC Meeting luncheon - (11:30 am)


September 22nd Paradise Chapter of the American Business Women's Association celebrates American Business Women Day: ABWA The Place To Be! (video presentation for interested,prospective members)

We will hold our Event on Monday Evening (9/21) due to Yom Kippur :

Here’s our Amber’s Closet Fashion Showing. I hope you are planning to come and join us for dessert!     5-8 pm     Bring a friend!

Then, think about joining us in ABWA: The American Business Women’s Association!

Ask your employer to sponsor you into the organization! Many businesses do.

Membership information is on the last page of our website: www.abwaparadisechapter.org Click and see.

At the show, we will hand out applications and a pamphlet on our Chapter. That’s it. No pressure.

So come and enjoy. !      Easy. Fun. Friendship!

Beautiful items for sale at reasonable prices! - Come early and browse!

 Ellyn’s home at:       2323 E Sunnyside Drive, Scottsdale, AZ 85028
Phone D:  (602) 595-9303     E: (602) 971-0399 eventura@cruiseone.com

Or Contact any member: Wanda Vaughan 602-992-7894; Rosemary Rosenberger 602-690-7702; Marie Medawar (602) 790-4121; Nicole Ventura 602-859-7002



October 2015 - 10/14- Chapter Meeting

19th Anniversary                                                                                           Special Vacation Auction

Speaker - Ellyn Ventura, CruiseOne Agency
Topic -     Travel Tips

* A 45 minute Market Relevant talk...

Our October 14, 2015 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 members bring your wrapped item, and bid on another one! observe or participate!

October 2015 -   Saturday Luncheon - ASC Meeting   YUMA, AZ




 November 2015- 11/11 - Regular Chapter Meeting

Speaker -   Sandy Sue, Feng Shui Master
Topic - 
 Setting Goals in Everyday Life:  Health, Wealth, & Happiness


November 2015 - 11/14 ICC Meeting @ the Karsten Trophy Room, 1125 E Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe, AZ 85281 - 11:30


December  2015 - Chapter Social Drawing



Holiday Social:  Benefit:       

Chocolate Basket Education Benefit Drawing: $5 each ticket  


To Be Revise in the near future:

January 10th 2015 -  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 2015 - 1/14 - Chapter Meeting                    


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January -- 2015 - Saturday Luncheon - ABWA AZ Regional Council (ARC) Meeting and Leadership Roundtable @ 


February 2015  2/11  - Chapter Meeting


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March 2015 3/11 - Chapter Meeting 


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ICC Meeting   March 14th  (Celebrate a Special Person Day)

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

Cost: $20    Lunch served at 11:45 am




  ASC Showcase of ABWA's Women of the Year - Date March 

Arizona State Council‘s 2016 Women of the Year Showcase    11:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. $35 / per person ~ Registration necessary.

ABWA.Arizona.org/events.php or mail your check to Treasurer.     Buffet



  Lisa A. Sherry 2014 Chapter Woman of the Year crowning NICOLE VENTURA-ANTILA 2015 Chapter Woman of the Year!


Membership Enrollment Tea @  



April 2015- 4/8 - Chapter Meeting   


Speaker -  Doreen Collins,

Professional Organizer

Founder and owner of Organizing by Doreen, LLC

Member of the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO)

Golden Circle Member and President of the NAPO Arizona Chapter

Past Membership Director for the NAPO Arizona Chapter



Topic:  -
    Letting Go of Stuff!

Doreen’s mission is to help each client achieve their organizing goals and to find the right balance of healthy chaos and order that is acceptable to them.  Her specialties include closets, kitchens, home offices and more.  She has a special interest in working with Seniors - helping them to downsize and/or relocate - or simply making their space or life easier.



May 2015 - 5/16  - ICC Fellowship Day

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

Cost: $22    Lunch served at 11:45 am



  May 2015 - 5/13  - Chapter Meeting

Speaker -   Pamela  Heward
Topic -  Financial Independence

  She believes strongly in individual, holistic growth and through the Box Free Minds community she is committed to helping women achieve financial empowerment and living a happy, fulfilled, and abundant life.


June 2015 - 6/10  - Chapter Meeting
Business Associate Event!

Speaker -
 President Ellyn Ventura


Topic - Celebrate Our Stars!  Past Year’s Review


June 2015 -6/13  -  - ARC Meeting & Leadership Retreat (in Tucson)

Leadership Retreat
Join us at the fabulous White Stallion Ranch for the quarterly ASC meeting with Leadership Retreat immediately following. Learn valuable leadership skills to take back to your teams. Featured speaker are Dr. Kella Price, and Karen Oakley.
Want to come the night before? Reservations: 1-888-977-2624 Ask for the bed and breakfast special for AB-WA. Rooms are $127 or $138 a night, depending on size.
 Arizona Woman of the Year
 Workshops
 Great speakers
Changing Women’s Lives, one woman at a time
Contact person: Diane Sanchez, (520) 370-4555
Date: June 13, 2015
Time: 9:00 to 4:00
9251 W. Twin Peaks Road, Tucson, AZ 85743
Leading with Action
Cost: $40.

July 2015- 7/8  - Chapter Meeting

 How many times has it happened to you...

Where you’ve met someone for the first time...

And no sooner did the handshake break with that

person... And you’ve already forgotten their name?!



Instantly recall the names of your clients & prospects?

Remember important dates, times and appointments?

Remember complex lists of things you need to do or buy… without ever having to write anything down?

DOUBLE your INCOME while cutting your stress in half?

Just improve your overall memory—PERIOD?

Wednesday,, Jully 8tth


Sean O'Neil to speak at one

of our meetings.




August 7-9th ARC Round-up 2 Sheraton Wild Horse Pass. More info to follow!




























For More Information Contact:

American Business Womens Association - Paradise Chapter
North Phoenix
Tel: 602-971-3849
Internet: arosey@q.com

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Last modified: 12/08/09