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Jacksonville FL
Chapter President: Carolyn S. Ward
Phone: 904-616-9946

Welcome to the NAPW Jacksonville
Local Chapter page!

2014 Officers

Carolyn Ward ~ President
Jenni Edwards ~ Past President
Deborah Elem ~ VP Membership
Marie Monahan ~ VP Charitable Acts
Julie Liles ~ Secretary
Colleen Blaquiere ~ VP Hospitality/Outreach

Jacksonville NAPW Chapter's vision is to create a supportive atmosphere where positive, professional and diverse women can meet, network, inspire, learn and grow ~ both professionally and socially. For membership information please go to  National dues cover membership and provide many benefits nationally and locally.  We hope you will want to join and contribute to make the Jacksonville NAPW chapter an integral part of your personal and professional business development and growth.

Jacksonville NAPW local chapter meetings are held during lunch on the second Monday of each month between 11:30 - 1 pm.  There are no local dues and the only cost will be what you may order off the menu. Currently our meetings beginning in February will be at Seasons 52 in the Town Center.  You may attend up to 2 meetings without becoming a member to determine if NAPW will be beneficial to you. 

When attending our local NAPW chapter meeting you will find amazing women who enjoy working together to benefit our community in charitable giving and empowering each other by supporting, encouraging, inspiring and building up one another. We also have fun, interactive networking events to expand our expertise into becoming valuable resources for each other.  Each of us brings to the table our own talents.  This collaborative support group can be a powerful instrument of change within ourselves and around the world if we remain unified in our efforts! We sincerely hope you will want to be a part of our chapter to bring your talents and expertise and make valuable business connections.

Invest in yourself... we look forward to being inspired by you!  Hope to see you at our next meeting!  RSVP by contacting Carolyn Ward at or calling (904) 616-9946. 
  Join us and prepare to make some
Valuable Business Connections 

Next Meeting - Monday, September 8, 2014

Seasons 52
Town Center ~ Jacksonville, FL
Bring your business cards and promotional materials
to share with our members and guests!  

Our featured speaker will be Terry Martin-Back
A 20 year military veteran and appointed by
the Alachua County Commission to the Veterans Advisory Board. 
A Published Author and speaker who will sharing with us valuable networking skills you must know when striving to make business connections!

ALSO - Our upcoming event with BASCA is quickly approaching!  Please bring something that we can use for a Silent or Live Auction Item that we can use to increase our donation for a great local charity that focuses on supporting and housing developmentally disabled young adults.
Buy tickets ON LINE at for A Night to Dream Event!

Sign up for a FABULOUS FIVE Minute presentation and SHARE YOUR STORY!!         It can be a Business Brief and you can tell about your business and what you do during our program.  Or just use that 5 minutes to tell others about you, something you have experienced, a challenge you have overcome and/or an inspirational message!  It's only $20 and it goes to our local charity, BASCA!
This month's FABULOUS FIVE presentation will be from
our member  Lauren Fox!
We have openings for upcoming months!
Reserve your FABULOUS FIVE at our next meeting!

Want to make a difference in our area?  Be a part of the event that will change lives!  Get involved by being on the committee for our fabulous event benefiting a local organization, BASCA, where the focus is on "Dreams."  So bring a friend and plan to have a great time networking with other professional women in the area! 
Please RSVP to by
Friday, September 5th if possible!
See you then!!

For additional exposure for you and your business bring a door prize. 
Each attendee will have time to introduce themselves
and tell about their business.

 Be a part of a core group of powerful and talented women
that will develop and build our local chapter into your
“Must Have” business networking organization to
empower you professionally and personally.  
it all starts with YOU! 

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Good Afternoon, Everyone: My name is Deborah Elem, and I am the VP of membership in the Jacksonville Chapter Association. I would cordially like to invite you to an amazing networking event that I will be hosting at my home.  There will be an awesome speaker and business partner that will be coming from Lakeland, Florida to speak.  This young lady has made 40,000 to 80,000 in sales volume in one month and continues to do so.  She will be speaking on how you can run a successfu... Read More


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Share the Holidays with NAPW Jacksonville Chapter!!

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HI, An exciting meeting will take place with the Jacksonville NAPW on Monday, November 11th at the Coldwell Banker Commercial Building located at 4348 Southpoint Blvd, Suite 310 in Jacksonville, FL 32216 from 5:30 - 7 PM.  Be sure to wear something red, white and/or blue for Veteran's Day as we will have a fun networking event honoring past and present amazing American Women!  Arrive early so you can get acquainted and network.  Bring a guest and your business card will ... Read More

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