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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!





 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

Program:  Relax at Home with a cup of tea! Compliments of Board Members


Holiday Social foregone for a relaxing time at home...       

Chocolate Basket Education Benefit Drawing: $5 each ticket   Delivered in December - to your home.



January 9th 2016 -  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 2016 - 1/13 - Chapter Meeting                    

Speaker:   Helen Goldman, PRIMO  PROMOS helen@primopromos.biz
Topic -         Networking



January -- 2016 - Saturday Luncheon - ABWA AZ State Council (ASC) Meeting and Leadership Roundtable @ 
in Yuma


February 2016  2/10  - Chapter Meeting


Speaker -  Karen Gridley   
Topic -



March 2016 3/9 - Chapter Meeting 


Speaker -  Ellyn Ventura, President & Vacation Specialist

 Topic -   Vacation Planning & Travel Tips

in place of David Fernandez on Finance




ICC Meeting   March 12th

@    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 April  TBA

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.    


Location:  Holiday Inn  Casa Grande

 Nicole Ventura-Antila 2015 Chapter Woman of the Year crowning Rosemary Rosenberger 2016 Chapter Woman of the Year!


Membership Enrollment Tea @   April 2nd at the English Rose Room in Carefree 

12:45 pm Saturday afternoon.
 Dutchess of Bedford Formal Tea $20 per person in advance. Send check to:

Wanda Vaughan, 3849 E Friess, 85032



April 2016- 4/13 - Chapter Meeting   


Speaker -  Hillary Scott, Digit Excellence, LLC Senior Brand Developer & Marketing Strategist


Topic:  -     Understanding the Dos & Don'ts of Social Media




May 2016- 5/14  - ICC Fellowship Day

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

Cost: $20    Lunch served at 11:45 am



  May 2016 - 5/11  - Chapter Meeting

Vanessa Willis in Yellow and Ann is in Blue/White

Speaker -  Dr. Ann Williamson 
Topic -  Create a Blog - How to Build Exceptional Presentations



June 2016 - 6/8  - Chapter Meeting
Business Associate Event!

Speaker -
 President Ellyn Ventura


Topic - Celebrate You!  Past Year’s Review


June 2016 -6/11  -  - ASC Leadership Retreat (TBA)

Leadership Retreat (Location to be confirmed)
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.
Want to come the night before? Reservations: 1-888-977-2624 Ask for the bed and breakfast special for ABWA.
 Arizona Woman of the Year
 Workshops
 Great speakers
Changing Women’s Lives, one woman at a time
Contact person: 
Date: June 11, 2016
Time: 9:00 to 4:00
9251 W. Twin Peaks Road, Tucson, AZ 85743
Leading with Action
Cost::  TBA

July 2016- 7/13  - Chapter Meeting

 Speaker:   Nicole Bandes, The Productivity Expert

Topic:  Igniting Your Purpose


August - 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