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October 11th, 2018
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October Meeting:
Jocasta Boone challenged us to take action!
Jocasta blessed us with an enthusiastic and energetic presentation that was both sobering and motivating. Yes, the statistics for women in politics are not what we would like to see, but there is certainly room for more women to become involved at all levels of the political sphere! Thank you for reminding us to step up and take action! Thank you also for showing us that much of what we are doing at the WBN in terms of empowering women is right on!

October Spotlight:  Style Boutique

NOTE: DATE CHANGE

Wednesday October 24, 2018 - Style Boutique/Peterborough Fire Extinguishers
Location: 827 Ward Street, Bridgenorth .    Time: 5:00pm - 7:00 pm .   Host: Diana Carter
Come out to Style Boutique on Wednesday October 24th and learn about what is involved in running a retail store from the buying to the customer satisfaction.
This night you will also learn tips on adding jewellery, scarves and purses to finish your look. Then you can participate in the WBN accessory contest. There will be refreshments, door prizes and lots of fun.
Parking is available in our parking lot, on Wilcox Street and across the road beside the OPP station.
 
October Meeting Evaluation:
Please complete the survey.
We would really like to get your feedback about our October meeting,
so if you attended, please take just a minute to complete the survey
so we can make sure your voices are heard!
Click HERE to access the survey. 
You can find the WBN Member Profiles HERE
Mentorship Program Update
We are delighted to announce that every person who applied to be mentored has been matched with a mentor! You should have received the contact info for your partner earlier this week. We will create a mailing list with all mentors and mentees and communicate with participants via that list from now on. Thank you to everyone who came forward to join us!
Exhibitor Tables

Did you know????
It only costs $20 to host an exhibitor table?
There are a limited number, however, so if you want to take advantage of this great membership benefit,
contact Josee right away!


Thinking about hosting a Spotlight in 2018-2019?
Another great membership benefit: 
You could host a spotlight!
Josee will help you make sure your event is a success!

Contact our Director at Large, Josee Kiss   
director@womensbusinessnetwork.net to let her know you are interested!
Planning ahead for the Christmas Gala!
The Holiday Inn is pleased to be able to offer us a special rate for
overnight accommodation the night of the Christmas Gala.
The discounted rate is $115 per room, and must be booked by November 5th. 
Member News
Michele Kadwell-Chalmers of The Original Flame
The Original Flame inc. The Fall Savings event is on all Regency brand wood, gas, and propane fireplaces and stoves! Now is the time to book your installation before winter hits. Save up to $700 theoriginalflame.com 705-742-9452invites you to our 11th Anniversary Sale Sept 8th to Sept 15th. Save up to $900 off fireplaces, stoves and inserts. A portion of every sale will go to support Hospice Peterborough, so everybody wins! 982 Hwy 7 East Unit #2 Otonabee (2 kms east of Television Rd) https://www.theoriginalflame.com/
Are you a long-time WBN member? Maybe you have been with us for 5, 10, 15 years, or even longer?  We'd love to celebrate you, so please email Tracey to let her know! president@womensbusinessnetwork.net
 
You can post a 60-word message for free in our newsletter. To submit your Member News and Community Events for next month's Newsletter, please click here to submit. 
Deadline for the next newsletter is Monday, October 22 at 5 p.m.
Questions? Email Diane Wolf, Member Communications Director.

WBN Mission

To promote and support women in business through
personal and professional growth opportunities


WBN Vision
To strengthen our community by supporting, empowering
and inspiring women in business

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