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Vision & Mission
Empowered and confident business women are vital for economic growth.
To support, develop and create opportunities for women in business through education, information exchange, collaborative partnerships, and alliances that promote commerce and economic empowerment.
Monthly Luncheon: Tuesday, March 17
Join us for our Monthly Business Luncheon at the Warehouse on March 17 ... when the Women's Chamber welcomes Mayoral Candidates Amy Lathen and Mary Lou Makepeace for a non-debate conversation about issues of particular importance to women in business, relative to City government.
Lathen has served six years as the District 2 county commissioner, was a key member of the Stormwater Task Force, and served as a member or liaison to over 15 different offices, departments and committees.
With over 40 years of community service, in and out of office, Former Mayor Makepeace identified issues and solutions for voters who approved major infrastructure improvements during her 1997-2003 tenure.
Prepaid Current Members $27 | At the Door: Members $30
Non-members $35 >> Register Today >>
Meet & Greet: March 26
New Member The Doubletree ... will host the first Meet & Greet of the New Year - and it's not to be missed! New sales manager Stephanie Howard recently signed on to the SCWCC's Linkage Committee, and promises to make this event extra-special. Join our high-energy evening group for several hours of outstanding networking at a great southside venue - on March 26 from 5:00-7:00pm.
Our venue host will offer room tours, drawings for free room nights, catering previews, and a full sampling of their outstanding hospitality (including plenty of their signature chocolate chip cookies!). We'll enjoy hosted wine and beer choices, happy-hour pricing on premium selections, an array of appetizers and plenty of face time among a dynamic group of peers.
It will also be among the final opportunities to meet with Mayoral and City Council candidates seeking election on April 7. We'll invite them all, and hope that many of their schedules will permit them to join us. So come re-connect with old friends, make new ones, and see how much fun doing business in 2015 can be!
Prepaid Members $15 | Non-members $20
>> Register Today >>
Walk-ins are always welcome, with "at the door" pricing of $25
New Executive Director Named
It's official ... the Women's Chamber has a new Executive Director! Lola Woloch, President of Promotional Marketing Services, LLC, has accepted a contract appointment to lead the SCWCC, effective immediately. Advancing through a robust search, her focus on driving results in business development, sales operations and marketing is considered essential to the continued success and growth of the organization.
"Lola’s talent for developing and implementing new strategies and creating strong partnerships and alliances will be a great asset to SCWCC." said Board President Cass Mullane, who oversaw the recent search process.
Ms. Woloch graduated cum laude from Lewis University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, majoring in management and marketing. She then launched her own marketing agency, followed by a series of strategic career moves that brought her to Colorado Springs to take on leadership positions in wireless telecommunication, business services, wholesale, retail, and higher education sectors.
With numerous accolades and awards to her credit, this focused, hands-on leader has a proven track record of achieving sales and business development goals for both established companies and start-ups.
"I’m excited about this new opportunity to help the Women’s Chamber in this way," said Woloch, "and I'm looking forward to developing new strategic alliances that will enhance business development and growth opportunities for its members."
The SCWCC Board of Directors is certain that Lola's tenacity and entrepreneurial spirit is a great fit, and that her corporate management and mentoring skills will be valuable across many of the business and community segments served by the Women's Chamber. Be on hand to welcome her warmly at upcoming events!
NEW LOCATION in 2015
First Fridays at The Inn at Garden Plaza
Join the Women's Chamber for FREE networking at The Inn at Garden Plaza, 2520 International Circle at 7:30 AM on the First Friday of each month.
Give yourself enough time to get situated - opt for on-site coffee and continental breakfast items (on the honor system to cover costs) - then get ready to spend some quality time with our growing and dynamic group of early-bird networkers.
The complex can be found just slightly south-and-east of Stargazers (off Pikes Peak) and offers plenty of lot and on-street free parking. You'll enter the main doors, locate elevators on the right (across from reception), then go down one level and the meeting room is to the immediate left. Bring plenty of business cards, and we'll see you then!
Use SCWCCRewards.com as your shopping portal this season (and year-round) ...
for $AVINGS and support to the Women's Chamber & SCWCC Foundation.
WEATHER ALERT / ADVISORY ... For events, SCWCC follows the D11 delay & closure policy ... so check that status first, then re-confirm here, against this general guideline:
... 2-hour delay or closure = early AM events are cancelled
... 2-hour delay = luncheons & after-hours remain scheduled
... full day closure = luncheons & after-hours may be cancelled ... with confirmation on SCWCC.com
... closure plus NWS advisory against travel = stay home!
... If time permits, an email will be issued to all pre-registered attendees; however, primary notice will appear on SCWCC.com.