Chapter Meetings

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Upcoming events

    • May 05, 2015
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Hilton Hotel, 60 Battery Street, Burlington, VT, 05401, USA

    Over, Under, Around or Through
    Transforming Obstacles into Building Blocks for your Business

    Tuesday, May 5
    Hilton Hotel Burlington, VT
    9am-5pm

    Registration opens at 9am.

    EXPO space open from 9-5pm.

    Plea

    se contact jill@wbon.org or mcjones@voiceoververmont.comto reserve table space.

    AGENDA

    9:45 Welcome and Keynote Speaker, Bethany Bosch          The Business of Swimming the English Channel                   

    This past summer 2014, Bethany Bosch of Wallingford, VT became the 466th woman in the history of the world to swim the English Channel. Now, Bethany has returned home to share her inspiring story of overcoming obstacles with fellow Vermonters. An accomplished professional, licensed pilot, and community volunteer, Bethany’s prime desire is to bring excellence, passion, and spirit to every facet of her life.

    11am MORNING BREAKOUTS

    (When you register, please choose one):

    Steering Clear of the Rocks - charting your course "Current" issues for established businesses.
    Talk with this expert panel about common pitfalls that can face the seasoned business owner. Discuss best practices for growing your business in VT, hiring employees and the state of Health Care Options/Coverage/Benefits in VT, the impact of the Affordable Care Act etc. as it applies to the small to mid-sized employer. 

    Panel: Heather Wright, Employment Attorney & HR Professional; Kat O'Neill, Business/Corporate Attorney; Stefanie Pigeon, Health Care Benefits Specialist.

    Tongue Tied?: Communication Skills for the Solopreneur
    What are you telling people before you open your mouth? (Unspoken Communication); Finding your Voice (Public Speaking); Broadening Your Audience (Personal Branding & Public Relations).

    Vivian Infantino, Stylist; Vickie Wacek, Public Speaking & Networking Specialist; Kate Paine, Personal Brand Strategist and Public Relations Expert.

    12:30 pm Lunch

    Guest Speaker, Kristen Brassard

    VT Lung Association, LUNG FORCE - A Breath of Fresh Air

    2:15pm  AFTERNOON BREAKOUT SESSION #1

    (When you register, please choose one):

    Organizational Obstacles/Solutions
    Come with your questions about book-keeping, reducing redundancy, finding flexible space, and learn whether interns are a help... or a hinderance!

    Panel: Heather Angolano, CPA; Jessica Waters, Professional Organizer; Kendra Kenney, Commercial Real Estate Realtor and Intern Whip Cracker.

    WBON Boot Camp
    Get your body moving while you enjoy a workout - without breaking a sweat! Heather Main, Chief Trouble Maker at Main Wellness Works, will take us through her strategies for staying fit at the office. No tracksuit required (but you might want to take off those heels...)

    3:15pm AFTERNOON BREAKOUT SESSION #2 

    (When you register, please choose one):

    Running Through the Roadblocks:                                 Public Policy and Advocacy
    Time is our most limited resource, so for many small business owners that’s the roadblock to paying attention to public policies and actions. Join us for a lively roundtable discussion with two lobbyists and two WBOs for current examples of good and bad policy effects on our lives, how to get involved in a way that works for you, and why it’s so important for women to get involved to increase the range of voices and quality of ideas we hear in Vermont.

    Andrea Cohen, Executive Director, Vermont Business for Social Responsibility; Lindsay Deslauriers, Director, Main Street Alliance; Mary Claire Carroll, Owner, Carroll Photos; Pat Heffernan, Founder and President, Marketing Partners.

    Breaking up Your Mental Blocks
    Join Deb and Jill to explore some of your mental blocks and learn powerful techniques to move forward with focus and clarity.

    Jill Davies, Avatar Master and Deb Chisholm, Empowerment Coach at Me Power.

    4:30 pm  Life Lessons from the Balance Beam

    SPEAKER: Kerry Secrest, Watershed Coaching, LLC - Executive Coach and Founder of the Women's Leadership Circles of Vermont

    In her youth, Kerry was a competitive gymnast who trained at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Her experience in those formative years offers important insights for women leaders to run successful businesses and lead fulfilling lives.

    5:00 pm Cocktail Reception
    • May 06, 2015
    • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Williston Fire Station, 645 Talcott Road, Williston, VT 05495

    There is no May meeting for the Williston Chapter as our Annual Spring Conference is the day before - May 5th!

    We invite you to attend the 2015 Spring Conference.

    Check out WBON.org for details and registration.

    Stay tuned for details about our June 3rd Chapter meeting!


    • May 20, 2015
    • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    • Zen Gardens Chinese Restaurant, 7 Fayette Dr, South Burlington, VT 05403
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    TOPIC: bookkeeping (title to come soon)

    Join us next month when our discussion facilitator will be CPA Heather Angolano of Angolano and Company. She is  your "one-stop shop"  for answers to  ALL your financial questions! Whether you're looking to buy a car, put a kid through college, plan for retirement or looking for answers to  questions about analytical services for businesses, payroll, and bookkeeping - come to this lively luncheon and learn!

    FACILITATED BY: Heather Angolano of Angolano & Company, Shelburne, VT

    LOCATION: Zen Gardens Chinese Restaurant, 7 Fayette Drive, South Burlington, VT 05403 LINK to Restaurant

    TIME: 11:30am-1:00pm. Arrive at 11:30am for networking and to place your order for lunch.  Recommendation: bring cash to pay for your lunch.  

    Come with questions, experiences and an empty stomach.  Lunch options include the "Lunch Menu" at Zen Gardens which is pay-your-own, but the luncheon itself is free to attend!

    We look forward to seeing you there - and feel free to invite other women you think might want to come! 

    Thanks to our chapter sponsor:

    • June 03, 2015
    • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Williston Fire Station, 645 Talcott Road, Williston, VT 05495

    TOPIC: Coming Soon!


    Thanks to our chapter sponsor:

    • June 17, 2015
    • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    • TBA
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    TOPIC: Coming Soon! 

    Thanks to our chapter sponsor:

    • July 01, 2015
    • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Williston Fire Station, 645 Talcott Road, Williston, VT 05495

    TOPIC: Coming Soon!


    Thanks to our chapter sponsor:

    • July 15, 2015
    • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    • TBA
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    TOPIC: Coming Soon! 

    Thanks to our chapter sponsor:

Past events

April 15, 2015 WBON Burlington Chapter Meeting
April 01, 2015 Williston Chapter Meeting
March 18, 2015 WBON Burlington Chapter Meeting
March 04, 2015 Williston Chapter Meeting
February 18, 2015 WBON Burlington Chapter Meeting
February 04, 2015 Williston Chapter Meeting
January 21, 2015 WBON Burlington Chapter Meeting
January 14, 2015 Central VT Chapter Meeting
January 07, 2015 Williston Chapter Meeting
December 17, 2014 WBON Holiday Social
December 16, 2014 Stowe Chapter December Meeting
December 03, 2014 Williston Chapter Meeting
November 19, 2014 Burlington Chapter Meeting
November 05, 2014 Williston Chapter Meeting
October 21, 2014 Stowe Chapter October Meeting
October 15, 2014 Burlington Chapter Meeting
October 08, 2014 Central VT Chapter Meeting
October 01, 2014 Williston Chapter Meeting
September 24, 2014 WBON Mead & Mingle
September 17, 2014 Burlington Chapter Meeting
September 16, 2014 Stowe Chapter September Meeting
September 10, 2014 Central VT Chapter Meeting
September 03, 2014 Williston Chapter Meeting
August 20, 2014 Burlington Chapter Meeting
August 19, 2014 Stowe Chapter August Meeting
August 13, 2014 Central VT Chapter Meeting
August 06, 2014 Spirit of Ethan Allen Cruise
August 06, 2014 Williston Chapter Meeting
July 16, 2014 Networking and Wine Tasting Event
July 16, 2014 Burlington Chapter Meeting
July 15, 2014 Stowe Chapter Meeting
July 02, 2014 Williston Chapter Meeting
June 18, 2014 Burlington Chapter Meeting
June 17, 2014 WBON and Vermont Wise Women Entrepreneurs Networking Night
June 17, 2014 Stowe Chapter Meeting
June 17, 2014 Middlebury Chapter Meeting
June 11, 2014 Central VT Chapter Meeting
June 04, 2014 Williston Chapter Meeting
May 21, 2014 Burlington Chapter Meeting
May 20, 2014 Stowe Chapter Meeting
May 20, 2014 Middlebury Chapter Meeting
May 15, 2014 WBON Spring Conference 2014
May 14, 2014 Central VT Chapter Meeting
May 07, 2014 Williston Chapter Meeting
April 17, 2014 Networking Night at Vermont Tap House
April 16, 2014 Burlington Chapter Meeting
April 15, 2014 Stowe Chapter Meeting
April 15, 2014 Middlebury Chapter Meeting
April 09, 2014 Central VT Chapter Meeting
April 02, 2014 Williston Chapter Meeting
March 19, 2014 Burlington Chapter Meeting
March 18, 2014 Stowe Chapter Meeting
March 18, 2014 Middlebury Chapter Meeting
March 13, 2014 Networking Night
March 12, 2014 Central VT Chapter Meeting
March 05, 2014 Williston Chapter Meeting
February 19, 2014 Burlington Chapter Meeting
February 18, 2014 Stowe Chapter Meeting
February 12, 2014 Central VT Chapter Meeting
February 11, 2014 Middlebury Chapter Meeting
February 05, 2014 Williston Chapter Meeting
January 21, 2014 Stowe Chapter Meeting
January 21, 2014 Middlebury Chapter Meeting
January 15, 2014 Burlington Chapter Meeting
January 08, 2014 Williston Chapter Meeting
January 08, 2014 Central VT Chapter Meeting
December 24, 2013 Middlebury Chapter Meeting
December 18, 2013 Burlington Chapter's Holiday Social
December 17, 2013 Stowe Chapter Meeting
December 10, 2013 Central VT Chapter Meeting
December 04, 2013 Williston Chapter Meeting
November 20, 2013 Burlington Chapter Meeting
November 19, 2013 Stowe Chapter Meeting
November 19, 2013 Middlebury Chapter Meeting
November 13, 2013 WBON Business Education Series: ATTRACTING, HIRING, DEVELOPING and RETAINING TALENT FOR YOUR BUSINESS
November 07, 2013 WBON Fall Conference 2013
November 06, 2013 There is no Williston meeting this month.
October 23, 2013 WBON Business Education Series: HUMAN RESOURCES, UNDERSTANDING YOUR RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
October 16, 2013 Burlington Chapter Meeting
October 15, 2013 Stowe Chapter Meeting
October 15, 2013 Middlebury Chapter Meeting
October 08, 2013 Central VT Chapter Meeting
October 02, 2013 Williston Chapter Meeting
September 18, 2013 Burlington Chapter Meeting
September 17, 2013 Stowe Chapter Meeting
September 17, 2013 Middlebury Chapter Meeting
September 09, 2013 Central VT Chapter Meeting
September 04, 2013 Williston Chapter Meeting
August 20, 2013 Middlebury Chapter Meeting
August 20, 2013 Stowe Chapter Meeting
August 15, 2013 Perennial Pleasures Nursery
August 14, 2013 WBON Business Education Series: CREATING and MAINTAINING A BUSINESS PLAN
August 13, 2013 Central VT Chapter Meeting
August 07, 2013 Williston Chapter Meeting
July 17, 2013 Burlington Chapter Meeting
July 16, 2013 Stowe Chapter Meeting
July 16, 2013 Middlebury Chapter Meeting
July 13, 2013 Vermont Comedy Divas' Show
July 09, 2013 Central VT Chapter Meeting
July 03, 2013 Williston Chapter Meeting
June 19, 2013 Burlington Chapter Meeting
June 18, 2013 Stowe Chapter Meeting
June 18, 2013 Middlebury Chapter Meeting
June 12, 2013 WBON Business Education Series: UNDERSTANDING FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND HOW THEY HELP YOU CREATE & GROW YOUR BUSINESS
June 11, 2013 Central VT Chapter Meeting
June 05, 2013 Williston Chapter Meeting
May 21, 2013 Stowe Chapter Meeting
May 21, 2013 Middlebury Chapter Meeting
May 15, 2013 Burlington Chapter Meeting
May 02, 2013 WBON Spring Conference 2013
April 17, 2013 Burlington Chapter Meeting
April 16, 2013 Stowe Chapter Meeting
April 16, 2013 Middlebury Chapter Meeting
April 09, 2013 Central VT Chapter Meeting
April 03, 2013 Williston Chapter Meeting
March 22, 2013 Cultivating Connections in Montreal
March 20, 2013 Burlington Chapter Meeting
March 19, 2013 Stowe Chapter Meeting
March 19, 2013 Middlebury Chapter Meeting
March 12, 2013 Central VT Chapter Meeting
March 06, 2013 Williston Chapter Meeting
February 20, 2013 Burlington Chapter Meeting
February 19, 2013 Stowe Chapter Meeting
February 19, 2013 Middlebury Chapter Meeting
February 12, 2013 Central VT Chapter Meeting
February 06, 2013 Williston Chapter Meeting
January 22, 2013 WBON Winter Conference 2013
January 16, 2013 Burlington Chapter Meeting
January 15, 2013 Stowe Chapter Meeting
January 15, 2013 Middlebury Chapter Meeting
January 08, 2013 Central VT Chapter Meeting
January 02, 2013 Williston Chapter Meeting
December 19, 2012 Burlington Chapter Meeting
December 18, 2012 Stowe Chapter Meeting
December 11, 2012 Central VT Chapter Meeting
December 05, 2012 Williston Chapter Meeting
November 20, 2012 Stowe Chapter Meeting
November 14, 2012 Burlington Chapter Meeting
November 14, 2012 Middlebury Chapter Meeting
November 13, 2012 Central VT Chapter Meeting
November 07, 2012 Williston Chapter Meeting
October 18, 2012 WBON Fall Conference 2012
October 17, 2012 Burlington Chapter Meeting
October 16, 2012 Stowe Chapter Meeting
October 16, 2012 Middlebury Chapter Meeting
October 09, 2012 Central VT Chapter Meeting
October 03, 2012 Williston Chapter Meeting
September 19, 2012 Burlington Chapter Meeting
September 18, 2012 Stowe Chapter Meeting
September 18, 2012 Middlebury Chapter Meeting
September 11, 2012 Central VT Chapter Meeting
September 05, 2012 Williston Chapter Meeting
August 21, 2012 Stowe Chapter Meeting
August 21, 2012 Middlebury Chapter Meeting
August 15, 2012 Burlington Chapter Meeting
August 14, 2012 Central VT Chapter Meeting
August 09, 2012 Wine Tasting at Shelburne Vineyards
August 01, 2012 Williston Chapter Meeting
July 18, 2012 Burlington Chapter Meeting
July 18, 2012 Get your business online with free seminars from google
July 17, 2012 Middlebury Chapter Meeting
July 17, 2012 Stowe Chapter Meeting
July 10, 2012 Central VT Chapter Meeting
July 04, 2012 Williston Chapter Meeting
June 20, 2012 Burlington Chapter Meeting
June 19, 2012 Stowe Chapter Meeting
June 19, 2012 Middlebury Chapter Meeting
June 15, 2012 Morrisville Chapter Meeting
June 12, 2012 Central VT Chapter Meeting
June 06, 2012 Williston Chapter Meeting
May 18, 2012 Luxury Night Stay at The Equinox
May 16, 2012 Burlington Chapter Meeting
May 15, 2012 Stowe Chapter Meeting
May 15, 2012 Middlebury Chapter Meeting
May 09, 2012 WBON Spring Conference 2012
May 08, 2012 Central VT Chapter Meeting
May 02, 2012 Williston Chapter Meeting
April 20, 2012 Morrisville Chapter Meeting
April 18, 2012 Burlington Chapter Meeting
April 17, 2012 Stowe Chapter Meeting
April 17, 2012 Middlebury Chapter Meeting
April 10, 2012 Central VT Chapter Meeting
April 04, 2012 Williston Chapter Meeting
March 21, 2012 Burlington Chapter Meeting
March 20, 2012 Stowe Chapter Meeting
March 20, 2012 Middlebury Chapter Meeting
March 16, 2012 Cultivating Connections in Montreal
March 16, 2012 Morrisville Chapter Meeting
March 13, 2012 Central VT Chapter Meeting
March 07, 2012 Williston Chapter Meeting
February 23, 2012 Northeast Kingdom Chapter Meeting
February 21, 2012 Stowe Chapter Meeting
February 21, 2012 Middlebury Chapter Meeting
February 17, 2012 Morrisville Chapter Meeting
February 15, 2012 Burlington Chapter Meeting
February 14, 2012 Central VT Chapter Meeting
February 01, 2012 Williston Chapter Meeting
January 20, 2012 Morrisville Chapter Meeting
January 18, 2012 Burlington Chapter Meeting
January 17, 2012 Stowe Chapter Meeting
January 17, 2012 Middlebury Chapter Meeting
January 10, 2012 Central VT Chapter Meeting
January 04, 2012 Williston Chapter Meeting
December 20, 2011 Stowe Chapter Meeting
December 14, 2011 Burlington Chapter Meeting
December 14, 2011 Central VT Chapter Meeting
December 07, 2011 Williston Chapter Meeting
November 10, 2011 WBON Fall Conference 2011
November 02, 2011 Williston Chapter Meeting
October 21, 2011 Morrisville Chapter Meeting
October 19, 2011 Burlington Chapter Meeting
October 19, 2011 Manchester Chapter Meeting
October 18, 2011 Stowe Chapter Meeting
October 18, 2011 Middlebury Chapter Meeting
August 17, 2011 WBON Spring Conference 2011

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