A panel of young, professional women
PLUS the Member of the Year - all at the May meeting!
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Highlights from the May Meeting
Thanks to our panel of young professionals for the passion and ideas shared at the May member meeting!
A great meeting to kick of May with Sana Virji (ribbet), Jane Zima (SimbiH2O) and Brooke Hammer (Chimp Treats) who chatted about how it is to be a young female entrepreneur raising the bar in an innovative startup.
The evening was also an exciting time to congratulate the 2017 Member of the Year, Louise Racine of Thirteen Moons Wellness who took home the beautiful trophy for the second year in a row...thanks also to Maureen Tavener (ReMax Eastern Realty) for her generous sponsorship of this award.

Be sure to visit the WBN Facebook album to check out all the fun of the May member meeting!
Thank you to the Volunteers to donated their time and energy for the May Meeting:
Table Facilitators: Sofie Andreou, Anne Marie Maly, JoAnne Klinkhammer, Theresa Moloney, Meghan Maloney, Christa Loughlin, Sue Field,
Betty Halman-Plumley, Kerri Davies, Janet McLeod, Jeannine Taylor,
Cora Whittington, Marilyn Cassidy, Anne Driscoll, Catherine Dewar,
Monika Carmichael

Greeterds and Welcome Team: Michele Kadwell-Chalmers; Lynda Ethier

Thought of the Day: Catherine Dewar

Panel Moderator and Thank You: 
Paula Kehoe, Danielle Dickenson

WBN Board of Directors and Committee Members
5 Tips / 5 Minutes
At the May meeting, Carey McMaster presented her thoughts on why she loves working with entrepreneurs.

Carey told the membership: "I love working with Entrepreneurs, whether they've started their first business venture or have been running a company for years, there are certain characteristics that I respect and admire.  Long term success is not due to luck or circumstance but is the product of hard work and dedication."
Her five things she most loves about working with entrepreneurs is their:
  1. Passion
  2. Motivation
  3. Focus
  4. Life Long Learning
  5. Tenancity
Click here to read more about these five traits that Carey talked about.

Crossroads Quilt Raffle
Interested in making a block for the Crossroads Quilt Raffle? Contact Colleen Carruthers at  
Thanks so much to everyone who has taken part so far!

June Member Meeting
At the final meeting of the season, we'll wrap up the year in a fun, casual and social way by celebrating our successes and relationships that we've developed within the WBN community.

Stay tuned to your inbox for more information about this event!
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Nomination Deadline: May 24 at 4:30pm
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Deadline for the May newsletter is May 24 at 5pm. Questions? Email Emily Martin, Member Communications Director.
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