Regular Meetings: WBN meets the 2nd Thursday evening of the month, except for special circumstances. Calendar dates are listed below.  Note: The February 2019 Meeting will be held on February 7th due to Valentine’s Day on the 2nd Thursday.

Location: Unless otherwise specified, all meetings are in the Parish Hall (downstairs) at Holy Trinity Parish (formerly St. Theresa’s), 15 Still River Rd., Harvard, MA 01451. Directions

For SNOW cancellation info, call Cynthia at 508-331-3709 or email her at cbryant2vt@gmail.com for the Thursday evening meetings. For daytime or other RSVP events, contact the RSVP person for that event.


Calendar 2018-2019

Thursday, September 13th at 7:15 p.m.: Getting Found in a Crowded Market: Using Inbound Marketing to Increase Visibility and Generate Inbound Leads with Deb Murphy. Get practical advice on how to create a highly visible online presence, drive visitors to your website, and generate quality leads that convert into customers. Location: Holy Trinity Parish in Harvard, 15 Still River Rd.

Thursday, October 11th at–7:15 p.m. at Holy Trinity Parish in Harvard.

Stop Networking, Start NetWebbing! Random Activities VS Leveraged Planned Strategy….YOU Decide! Presenter: Cami Baker. Location: Holy Trinity Parish in Harvard, 15 Still River Rd.

Sunday, October 14th: Though not a WBN event, we promote the Ride to Thrive to support the Healing Garden and to reciprocate to the Healing Garden for the use of their space. Volunteers and contributions welcome. Visit www.HealingGarden.Net for more information

Tuesday, October 23rd at 12 noon: Fall luncheon at the Healing Garden in Harvard . (RSVP and pre‑payment required; cost is $15). Join us for networking; a sandwich and salad buffet will be provided. Please RSVP by Thursday, October 18th. Mail a check—payable to WBN—for $15 to Cynthia Bryant, P.O. Box 653, Pittsfield, VT 05762. For more info and to let her know you’re coming, please email Cynthia at cbryant2vt@gmail.com or call her at 508-331-3709. After Oct 18th, check to see if space is available. Location: The Healing Garden, 145 Bolton Rd., Harvard 01451.

Sunday, October 28th at 9 p.m.: Dues and information deadline for inclusion of or making changes to your entry in the WBN Membership Directory Booklet for 2018-19, so you are included in the draft.

Thursday, November 8th at 7:00 pm [NOTE EARLIER TIME]: Wine, Women, Wares, & Song.
SPECIAL LOCATION: The Healing Garden,145 Bolton Rd., Harvard 01451. WBN hosts our 6th Wine, Women, Wares, & Song. Guests welcome! Here is a unique opportunity for members to sell your wares, share your business story, and learn more about your colleagues’ businesses — and have fun doing it. Members may set up a table display. Bring your appetites! The evening will include a potpourri of special refreshments. Wine is permitted, so if you would like a glass, please bring a bottle to share. For those members interested in setting up a table, RSVP is a must. Guests welcome, but only members may set up a display. RSVP to Lora Fickett: lora@lorafickett.com

Thursday, December 13th at 7:15 pm: WBN Holiday Party; SPECIAL LOCATION – Harvard Alpaca Farm. Hostess: WBN member Amy Varrell. (RSVP a must to Amy: avarrell@msn.com) Come get to know WBN members informally, share information, and enjoy the evening. Bring finger food: a light snack, appetizer, salad, or dessert, along with your business cards and brochures. It’s helpful to know who’s coming and what folks are bringing, so please let Amy know.

Thursday, January 10th at 7:15 p.m.: Take Control of your Business, Finances and your Life – Be ProActive vs Reactive! with Lora Fickett. Location: Holy Trinity Parish in Harvard, 15 Still River Rd.

Thursday, February 7th at 7:15 p.m. NOTE:  First week of the month, due to Valentine’s Day the following week. Hands-on workshop with business software. More info after vote at one of the fall meetings. Location: Holy Trinity Parish in Harvard, 15 Still River Rd.

Thursday, March 14th at 7:15 p.m.: Winning at Sales. This interactive workshop will help participants understand and practice principles and techniques toward improved results in sales.

Location: Holy Trinity Parish in Harvard, 15 Still River Rd.

Thursday, April 11th at 7:15 p.m.: Interactive Member Focus Groups. Topics to be determined.
Location: Holy Trinity Parish in Harvard, 15 Still River Rd.

Thursday, May 9that 7:15 p.m.: Gain Confidence by Dressing for Success with Beth Daniell.

Location: Holy Trinity Parish in Harvard, 15 Still River Rd.

Thursday, June 13th at 6:30 p.m. (early start): Annual Potluck and Annual Meeting. SPECIAL LOCATION: The Healing Garden in Harvard. A year-end celebration, networking, and chance to get to know each other better. Begin on the patio garden for appetizers and networking. Move inside for sit‑down dinner. Bring a food contribution.

RSVP: Georgia Adamson, careermaster@asuccessfulcareer.com or 508-263-9454, by Monday, June 10th. Tell us what you’re bringing, or just if it’s a main course, salad, or dessert. WBN members: No charge; Guests: $10.

Location: The Healing Garden, 145 Bolton Rd., Harvard, 01451. Bring your business cards and brochures for display and distribution.

 

Women’s Business Network

Meets monthly September-June

WBN does not meet in July and August.