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February 15th, 2019
Highlights from February's Meeting!
We were delighted that Louisa Jewell braved the storm to come and teach us how to wire our brains for confidence! Are you remembering to
keep yourself in a positive mood to fuel your confidence?
Upcoming Spotlight February 20

Wednesday February 20, 2019 - Ashburnham Funeral Home
Location: 840 Armour Road Peterborough
Time: 5:00pm - 7:00 pm     Host: Laura Ringrose

Ashburnham Funeral Home & Reception Centre will be showcasing some unique ideas for memorializing a loved one in our warm and spacious facilities. They will also be sponsoring the wine bar.
East City Flower Shop is very happy the be part of the Circle of Life Business Spotlight in February. Janet has wanted to host our membership but felt restricted by the size of her shop. Embracing this year’s theme of Better Together, Janet is looking forward to co-hosting our February event and showing the beautiful ways that flowers can be a part of some of life’s most difficult times. Enjoy some great company, tours, food and flowers, a bright spot in the trek toward spring.  

When you’ve lost a loved one, choosing the right memorial is so much more than just selecting a stone – it’s about creating a lasting and meaningful memorial for the person you’ve lost; a reflection and celebration of their life. At Peterborough Monument Works, we can help you with that process.  We are committed to high-quality craftsmanship and personalized design. Our goal is to provide exceptional service to every family as we go through the process of designing and creating a unique and beautiful memorial. The right monument is about personalized design, so our team will work with you to create a memorial that will tell the story of your loved one.  Peterborough Monument Works; LET US TELL YOUR STORY.
As well as hearing the stories about all of the above members and their businesses you will be treated to delicious snacks and nibbles from That's A Wrap Catering.  Tracey will also offer guidance on how to select a caterer, how to choose your menu and how much food you need.
Click the photo above to watch the video,
then book a discovery call with Sue HERE.
Member News
From Nicole Paré of Fleming College
Are you a Seasoned Networking Professional who enjoys sharing you networking tips and tricks with the next generation? If so, please consider joining us as a Community Partner and Seasoned Networking Professional on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at from 7:00pm to 8:30pm at Fleming College on Brealey Drive. To confirm your participation or if you have any questions, please email by Monday, February 18.

From Catherine Hanrahan of Century 21
Team vanRahan of Century 21 United's Real Estate Investors Seminar is on Feb 27th, at 7pm in the C 21 Offices on George St. Money Sense named Peterborough the #2 city in Canada to buy real estate. Team vanRahan will have a mortgage broker, home inspector and accountant there to answer all your questions about financing, cap rates, capital gains and more. Visit to register.

From Louise Racine of Thirteen Moons Wellness
Tickets to the March 8th IWD conference are 85% sold! As a way of recognizing our sponsors and giving back to our community, we're offering two chances to win a free ticket for yourself or someone else. Sign up for our newsletter or follow us on social media to be notified of contest details,

From Hope Robbins of GraceFit by Hope 
Complimentary Mini Spa Treatments. This will be an opportunity where we can connect with each other in a smaller, comfortable setting, while taking some downtime to relax and unwind. This 2 hour session will include 30 minutes of a “relaxing, gentle workout”, followed by guided botanical facials, hand & lip treatments. Network in comfort! Email Hope at or check email for dates.

From Marlaine Bennett of Bennett's Home Furnishings
Since 1926, Bennett's has been showcasing trend forward quality furniture and accessories. Need furniture and the best advice? Bennett's are the furniture specialists. On NOW, our truckload Sale with door crashers and amazing deals incl. Canadian made queen mattresses. Ask us about in-home decorator consultations because we make decorating easy. NEW Bennett's store opening in Kingston in April!

From Kya Seguin of Century 21
On behalf of the Chamber of Commerce B2B Referrals Group: If anyone is interested in presenting to the group on professional development, we are looking for people to present on topics such as sales, social media, and leadership along with anything that will help our members. Please contact Kelland Sewell @ / 705-917-3375 to see what opportunities are available.
You can find the WBN Member Profiles HERE
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 to let her know you are interested!
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!
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, February 25 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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