Generational Marketing!
Jun
21
7:30 AM07:30

Generational Marketing!

  • American Community Bank & Trust Lower Level (map)
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Noel Butski, Digital Marketing for Small Business, will teach members and guests how to market their business to the Millennials, Gen x's and Boomers.

WIM3 will also be recognizing the outgoing and incoming Board of Directors for 2018-2019.

June 2018 WIM3 3rd Thursday Talks
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WHAT IT MEANS TO BE RESILIENT
May
17
7:30 AM07:30

WHAT IT MEANS TO BE RESILIENT

  • American Community Bank & Trust Lower Level (map)
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WiM3 will be proudly announcing our 2018 Continuing Education Challenge Scholarship recipient! and member, Linda Grizely, from The Art of Tenacity, will expound on resiliency and how it helps one to overcome challenges personally and professionally.

Breakfast & Discussion

Member & Non-Member $17

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Women of Achievement Award
Apr
19
11:30 AM11:30

Women of Achievement Award

WIM3 will be honoring member, Nicole Bosshardt, with the 2018 Women of Achievement & Charlotte Danstrom Award during a fabulous luncheon.  Keynote speaker for this event will be Kathleen Caldwell, president of Caldwell Consulting Group and Founder of the Global WHEE Institute (Wealthy, Healthy, Energetic Edge). 

REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS CLOSED

2018 Event Sponsors: 

Motorola Mobility, The Cutting Room Salon, Strelcheck Chiropractic Clinic, and Seasons by Peg

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ESSENTIAL SALES SKILLS FOR BUSINESS SUCCESS
Mar
15
7:30 AM07:30

ESSENTIAL SALES SKILLS FOR BUSINESS SUCCESS

  • American Community Bank & Trust Lower Level (map)
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As an entrepreneur or employee, you must effectively sell yourself, your ideas, products or services - or you won’t succeed in business or advance in your career.  In this WIM session, Kathleen Caldwell, CEO of Caldwell Consulting Group and Founder of the Global WHEE Institute (Wealthy, Healthy, Energetic Edge) will share the 7 key sales skills to be more successful and confident whether you are selling a product to a prospective client or seeking a promotion within your company. Don’t miss this fast paced, educational, and highly interactive WIM session!

March 2018 WIM3 3rd Thursday Talks

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IMAGINE A DEBT FREE LIFE!
Feb
15
7:30 AM07:30

IMAGINE A DEBT FREE LIFE!

  • American Community Bank & Trust Lower Level (map)
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Member, Sherry Ridge, Instructor of Business at McHenry County College, will guide members and guests to live a debt free life.  Discussion will cover the following:

  1. Where do I start to eliminate my debt?
  2. When will I be debt free?
  3. How do I begin?
February 2018 WIM3 3rd Thursday Talks
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SERVANT LEADERSHIP IN 2018!
Jan
18
7:30 AM07:30

SERVANT LEADERSHIP IN 2018!

  • American Community Bank & Trust Lower Level (map)
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Marcy Piekos, Leadership Greater McHenry County Executive Director, will share her wisdom about servant leadership.  Discussion will cover the following:

  1. Why should I get Involved?
  2. How do I get Involved?
  3. Where do I get Involved?
January 2017 WIM3 3rd Thursday Talks

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MCC'S CAREER SERVICE DEPARTMENT AND HOW IT CAN HELP YOU!
Dec
21
7:30 AM07:30

MCC'S CAREER SERVICE DEPARTMENT AND HOW IT CAN HELP YOU!

  • AMERICAN COMMUNITY BANK & TRUST LOWER LEVEL (map)
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Dan Ortego, Coordinator, Career Services at McHenry County College, will lead this informative discussion:

  1. Looking for help?  Learn how to post jobs on the MCC job search board as well as other recruitment opportunities available to promote jobs or internships.
  2. Considering an intern?  Learn the benefits of using interns and how to access the program at MCC.
  3. Did you know?  Learn about the other services by MCC's Career Service Department.
December 2017 WIM3 3rd Thursday Talks

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JUMP START YOUR HOLIDAY SHOPPING!
Nov
16
7:30 AM07:30

JUMP START YOUR HOLIDAY SHOPPING!

  • McHenry County College - B166-167 & B-168-169 (map)
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WIM3 welcomes you to a fun filled morning of fellowship while shopping and supporting member businesses and local non-profits. Don't miss this chance to jump start your holiday shopping.

Here's a sneak peek of just a few:

Nerium International

Mary Kay

The Cutting Room Salon

Paws for Pure Water

GiGi's Playhouse

Rehab's Daughters

Be prepared! Some vendors are cash/check only. Please note different location for this event only!

November 2017 WIM3 3rd Thursday Talks

Continental Breakfast & Discussion

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THERE IS NO MAGIC PILL!
Oct
19
7:30 AM07:30

THERE IS NO MAGIC PILL!

  • AMERICAN COMMUNITY BANK & TRUST - LOWER LEVEL (map)
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Kate Halma, Motivational Facilitator, will uncover the formula for motivating each of us to achieve health, wellness and how to stay accountable.

October 2017 WIM3 3rd Thursday Talks

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Unlock the Value of Your Conversations & How to Develop Trust!
Sep
21
7:30 AM07:30

Unlock the Value of Your Conversations & How to Develop Trust!

  • American Community Bank & Trust Crystal Lake - Lower Level (map)
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Please join WIM3 member, Kimberley Schumacher, Communication Specialist and founder of Avallon's Voice, Inc. Learn how to avoid lost business or hurt in relationships due to simple misunderstanding that can be avoided. Kimberley will share (3) keys to unlock the value of conversation and exposes the secret found in a Model of Human Behavior.

  1. People & Relationships are Dynamic
  2. Pace, Personality, & Perspective
  3. Communication that Builds Trust

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"2ND ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP CELEBRATION"
Aug
17
5:30 PM17:30

"2ND ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP CELEBRATION"

Please join WIM3 for their 2nd annual membership celebration!  It will be an evening of meeting, mentoring and motivation with professional women across all industries. Learn what WIM3 has to offer you personally and professionally in the reveal of their new year’s programs.

Includes food fun & friends!

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"Discover WIM3"
Jul
20
7:30 AM07:30

"Discover WIM3"

  • Lakeside Legacy Arts Park - Sage Gallery (map)
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Join WIM3 for an all member inclusive program.  Concentrated focus on the value of WIM3. Uncover what we want to:

Start.........................doing in WIM3

Stop.........................doing in WIM3

Continue................doing in WIM3

Be part of the process

THEN.......................

July 2017 WIM3 3rd Thursday Talks

Continental Breakfast & Discussion 

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"MEMBER SPOTLIGHT CHIT CHAT" WITH MEMBER, LYN DRATHRING
Jun
26
5:30 PM17:30

"MEMBER SPOTLIGHT CHIT CHAT" WITH MEMBER, LYN DRATHRING

Please join our member,  Lyn Drathring as she discusses Self-Care: Movement and Meditation!

With movement & meditation you can realize improved mental clarity and soothing toning effects on the body.

Discussion will cover:

How self-care is essential personally and professionally.

Does not have to be complicated and is unique to the individual.

Simple movements and basic meditation techniques that can be integrated into daily life at work and home

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WIM3 Recognizes the 2017 Challenge Scholarship Recipients!
Jun
15
7:30 AM07:30

WIM3 Recognizes the 2017 Challenge Scholarship Recipients!

  • Lakeside Legacy Arts Park - The Listening Room (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

WIM3 invites the community to share in recognizing the 2017 Challenge Scholarship recipients.  

WIM3 is dedicated to the process of developing long-term, mutually beneficial relationships and cultivating new opportunities for collaboration through a supportive exchange of ideas and resources.  They fulfill this mission in their communities through scholarship opportunities offered to women pursuing higher education or additional professional certifications. 

June 2017 WIM3 3rd Thursday Talks

Continental Breakfast & Discussion 

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"Member Spotlight Chit Chat" with Susan Clancy-Kelly
May
22
5:30 PM17:30

"Member Spotlight Chit Chat" with Susan Clancy-Kelly

LEARN TO GOOGLE DRIVE!

Please join Susan Clancy-Kelly, Principal of Northwoods HRD Consulting and our Scholarship Chair, as she explores the world of Google Drive!

This hands on workshop will give  you a better understanding of Google Drive's capability and tools, how to use them and to increase  collaboration and enhance productivity.

Topics Covered:

  • How to navigate Google apps
  • Storing documents
  • Using Google Docs
  • Slides, sheets and forms

This is a beginner level or a refresher for those members who are looking for help. We will be working in small groups in a computer room.

Light snacks and water will be provided.

 

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"Conversational Intelligence"
May
18
7:30 AM07:30

"Conversational Intelligence"

  • Lakeside Legacy Arts Park - Listening Room (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Louise Cohen, speaker, author, life and professional success coach and psychotherapist, will explore some skills that will close the distance between yourself and others by engaging in conversations that enhance and validate both people's power.

Power with conversations create and broaden the ability for people to reach higher levels of performance and achievement together.

SPECIAL $10 REGISTRATION FEE THIS MONTH FOR ALL GUESTS OF MEMBERS

May 2017 WIM3 3rd Thursday Talks

Continental Breakfast & Discussion

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Non-Member $25

Guest of Member $10

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"Member Spotlight Chit Chat" with Denise Netzel
Apr
24
5:30 PM17:30

"Member Spotlight Chit Chat" with Denise Netzel

  • McHenry County College Room B168-169 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

MAKE YOUR ENVIRONMENT A HEALTHY ONE!

Do your eyes itch? Are you waking in the morning with sneezing fits and a stuffy nose?

Learn the causes of indoor pollution and the solutions to rid them from your home or place of business from Certified Oxidation Specialist and Mold Expert, Denise Netzel!

Don't miss this opportunity to make your environment a healthy one and learn how to make your own natural cleaning products!

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Award Luncheon Honoring Kristine Breneisen
Apr
20
11:30 AM11:30

Award Luncheon Honoring Kristine Breneisen

  • Lakeside Legacy Arts Park - Sage Gallery (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

WIM3 invites the community to share in honoring our Women of Achievement and local Charlotte Danstrom award recipient, Kristine Breneisen!  Kristine is the Retail Bank Manager at American Community Bank.  This event promises to be inspiring for all!

Thank you to our 2017 sponsors, Caldwell Consulting, Crystal Lake Travel, Joyce Lewis, Seasons by Peg, and Strelcheck Chiropractic Clinic.

ON-LINE REGISTRATION HAS BEEN CLOSED FOR THIS EVENT.

 

 

 

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"Spotlight Chit Chat" with Vanessa Baker
Mar
20
5:30 PM17:30

"Spotlight Chit Chat" with Vanessa Baker

GROW YOUR BUSINESS WITH FACEBOOK ADS!

Vanessa Baker, Owner of Fast Forward Marketing will explore cost effective advertising on Facebook along with demographic and behavioral targeting.  

Don't miss this chance to learn the value of building an ongoing relationship with your customers through this unique way!

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"What it Means to be a Mentor!
Mar
16
7:30 AM07:30

"What it Means to be a Mentor!

  • Lakeside Legacy Arts Park - Listening Room (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Cathy Schulze, life time mentor to many, will be interacting with the women of WIM3 to uncover what it means to be a mentor and be mentored. We will also hear from a couple of WIM3 members. 

March 2017 WIM3 3rd Thursday Talks

Continental Breakfast & Discussion 

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"What Networking Means"
Feb
27
5:30 PM17:30

"What Networking Means"

  • McHenry County College Room B168 and 169 (map)
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Members Dr. Flecia Thomas, Dean of Students, and Sherry Ridge, Instructor of Business, both at McHenry County College, will present an understanding of what networking is and is not and give concrete steps to help improve your business relationships.

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Crystal Lake Public Library and You!
Feb
16
7:30 AM07:30

Crystal Lake Public Library and You!

  • Lakeside Legancy Arts Park - Listening Room (map)
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Claire McCully, Business Librarian at the Crystal Lake Public Library will share the many resources available for the business community through the Crystal Lake Public Library. Discover everything from databases to business equipment to downloadable ebooks and more! Gain tips and tricks to take advantage of all the library has to offer.  Create targeted customer contact lists using ReferenceUSA. Build business and technology skills with lynda.com.

February 2018 WIM3 3rd Thursday Talks

Continental Breakfast & Discussion

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"Member Spotlight Chit Chat" with Kristine Breneisen & Katherine Powell, Private Client Wealth Specialist
Jan
30
5:30 PM17:30

"Member Spotlight Chit Chat" with Kristine Breneisen & Katherine Powell, Private Client Wealth Specialist

WIM3 member, Kristine Breneisen, Relationship Bank Manager and Katherine Powell, Private Client Wealth Specialist, both of American Community Bank will be presenting "Investing Your Way".  From their wealth of experience the ladies will be sharing on the following topics:

  • Awareness of where you are at in your financial world.
  • Are you ready and planning for your future?
  • Tools to achieve your financial success!

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Use Your Mind Power To Experience Greater Wealth, Health, energy & fun!
Jan
19
7:30 AM07:30

Use Your Mind Power To Experience Greater Wealth, Health, energy & fun!

  • The Dole Gallery - Lakeside Legacy Arts Park @ the Dole (map)
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Kathleen Caldwell, CEO of Caldwell Consulting Group and founder of the WHEE Institute (Wealthy, Healthy, Energetic Edge) will be our guest speaker.  

You aspire to do more and enjoy more in your life.  Yet procrastination, indecision, old habits and overwhelm can derail your best intentions.

In this mini-workshop you will learn how to unlock the power of your mind to overcome obstacles, become more confident and experience the riches you deserve.  Athletes, entertainers and world class leaders have learned how to tap into their Mind Power and now you can too!

January 2017 WIM3 3rd Thursday Talks

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What's Hot & What's Not in Social Media!
Dec
15
7:30 AM07:30

What's Hot & What's Not in Social Media!

  • The Listening Room - Lakeside Arts Park @ the Dole (map)
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Bobbi Baehne, President of Think Big Go Local, Inc., will talk about the current social media landscape to entrepreneurs and business owners. As a social medial expert, manager and trainer, she has identified key things that will help you achieve success in your social media marketing going into 2017 as well as a list of tactics to avoid.

December 2016 WIM3 3rd Thursday Talks

Continental Breakfast & Discussion 

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Two for One with Donna Kurtz, McHenry County Board Member
Nov
17
7:30 AM07:30

Two for One with Donna Kurtz, McHenry County Board Member

  1. Donna takes great pride in giving a voice to address the needs of taxpayers, as well as our most vulnerable and those in need. She will share what you don't know about McHenry County and how it may affect you and your business or organization.
  2. With an extensive business career in implementing technology based systems and projects and a PHd candidate in the field of Educational Technology at NIU, Donna will share what she knows about technology - relevant to your business, personal use, education or job search goals.

NEW LOCATION:  The Listening Room at the Dole Mansion

Continental Breakfast & Discussion 

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Member Spotlight Chit Chat with Denise Gaskell
Nov
14
5:30 PM17:30

Member Spotlight Chit Chat with Denise Gaskell

You May be at Risk!

WIM3 member, Denise Gaskell, will be presenting "The Top 5 Health Concerns for Women" and what you can do to change those statistics. 

Denise will give us an overview of "wellness awareness" and will share tools and tips for making healthy choices.  Don't miss this informative look at the benefits of prevention and what a healthier lifestyle can mean for you.

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"Member Spotlight Chit chat" with Julie Ostrow
Oct
24
5:30 PM17:30

"Member Spotlight Chit chat" with Julie Ostrow

Does thinking on your feet make you feel stuck? 

WIM3 member, Julie Ostrow, Humor, Laughter, and Improv Coach  will discuss "Using Improv to Improve Your Networking and Public Speaking Skills".

Through the use of humor and laughter, Julie will coach participants to take themselves less seriously and give their presentations from a lighter perspective and still make their point. 

You'll learn to...

  • Communicate clearly and effectively and with confidence.
  • Make comfortable eye contact with your audience.
  • Read your audience and gauge if your message is being received how you intended.
  • Be better equipped and comfortable handling unexpected questions and interruptions.
  • Participate in discussions with ease and confidence.

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McHenry County Women You Need to Know!
Oct
20
7:30 AM07:30

McHenry County Women You Need to Know!

WIM3 takes a closer look within McHenry County and how two very important entities can help protect and support entrepreneurs and small businesses.  Please join us as we hear from two dynamic women!

Phyllis Walters from the McHenry County Recorder's Office

Pam Cumpata, President, McHenry County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC)

ATTENTION:  NEW LOCATION

Continental Breakfast & Discussion 

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"Member Spotlight Chit Chat" with Elaine Jungk
Sep
26
5:30 PM17:30

"Member Spotlight Chit Chat" with Elaine Jungk

Be a Goal Setting Champion!

WIM3 President, Elaine Jungk, will discuss setting personal and business goals that align with what you want to achieve and strategies to make them a reality! 

Discussion will cover:

  • Focusing on what is really important.
  • Measuring progress.
  • Creating accountability in yourself and others.

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Come Hear "The State of McHenry County"
Sep
15
7:30 AM07:30

Come Hear "The State of McHenry County"

Please join WIM3 as Pamela Althoff, State Senator 32nd District, answers your questions on local business issues, the budget and its direction. Learn how State Senators make an impact in our county.  Formulate your questions and submit them to info.wim3@gmail.com.

Continental Breakfast & Discussion

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