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LOCAL CHAPTER
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 www.NAPW.com.  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 are at Seasons 52 in the St Johns 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 carolyns.ward@att.net or calling (904) 616-9946. 
 
  Join us and prepare to make some Valuable Business Connections !!

Next Meeting - Monday, October 13, 2014
11:30AM-1:00PM

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

Our featured speaker will be Brad Raney, motivational business coach and speaker.

“CLIMBING YOUR PERSONAL MOUNTAINS!”
 
We each face daily obstacles in the climb up our personal mountain.
Those individual challenges – or “mountain goats” – come to life in many forms...
poor work performance; lack of confidence; bad decisions; fear of change;
negative people and many more. 
 
What if you could master the climbing skills necessary to reach your personal summit -
strategies and tools that could literally change your life? 
 
In this 25 minute high-energy, fun, interactive and motivating mini-workshop, author, speaker and trainer Brad Raney will share simple, proven and highly effective steps to help you reach your peak at work, in relationships, and throughout your life! Stop waiting around for the lightning bolt of change! Take control of your climb and conquer your fear of heights! Any obstacle you face will seem smaller after you attend "Climbing Your Personal Mountains!"
 
During this mini-workshop you will learn:
* What's on your personal mountain
* How to use the 7 essential climbing tools
 
* Ways to create your own "thrivi-val" guide
* Skills to fight the "mountain goats" of setbacks 

ALSO - Our upcoming event with BASCA is Friday, October 17th at the
beautiful San Jose Country Club from 6-10 PM!  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 TODAY at
www.bascainc.org
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

Charu Rahaja who is Chair of Triage Logic, which has been in business for about 8 years and specializes in after hours telephone nursing triage and on triage software solutions. They provide comfort and guide patients to the appropriate level of care based on their health condition. TriageLogic principle is that patients should have access
to a health care provider 24/7 and we cover over 7 million lives. 

Charu began her career in academics and earned a PhD in Finance from New York University in 2001. She has taught corporate finance, market value and corporate and asset evaluation.  

Her research has been published and cited in top Finance Journals and has been honored with teaching awards from MBAs and Professional MBAs
and received best paper awards from academic journals
 
Charu's expertise includes: Corporate governance, Corporate valuation, Firm Life Cycle Finance, Personal Finance, Health Care, and Entrepreneurship.  Come hear from one of our members!
 
 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
Carolyns.ward@att.net by
Friday, October 10th 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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