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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.
Tasting & Giveaway Gala: December 16
Start making your list and checking it twice, to plan for our annual TASTING & GIVEAWAY GALA - where EVERYONE can take part. You'll be able to promote your company or services by coming up with ...
... One 1 single, larger gift item, package or basket ... OR
... Ten 10 medium-sized items to add to each tabletop gift bag ... OR
... Seventy-five 75 of a small promotional item to be placed at each setting
... OR ... all three options!
And - only for the holidays - member limits are lifted ... allowing anyone to promote their business with a giveaway this month. Commit early to get recognized in the December ENews.
Traditionally, our Holiday Luncheon features a special cooking demo by our year-round Warehouse host and Executive Chef Lawrence "Chip" Johnson, who has been practicing his craft in Colorado for over thirty years. His love and use of Colorado's indigenous foods has won him numerous culinary competitions, as well as consistent acclaim in media reviews.
Classic Wines is a niche marketer dedicated to representing and promoting the best fine wine portfolio in the state of Colorado, with a team of professionals who are knowledgeable and responsive in the marketplace.
This event is always a sell-out, so register today >>
$30 member rate for all | Sorry ... pre-paid RSVPs only - NO walk-ins
! Annual Board Elections !
2015 Board of Directors Election ... Current Women's Chamber members in attendance at the December 16 Business Luncheon (aka Wine Tasting & Giveaway Gala) will be presented with the following slate of candidates, for an up/down vote to appoint each to a three-year term on the SCWCC Board of Directors.
Mark Bittle serves as Market Development Manager for CenturyLink, with responsibilities in public relations, community development, media relations, sponsorship and strategy. He is also a SBDC Volunteer Counselor and certified NxLevel Facilitator, guiding small business owners in successful business start-up, strategic planning, marketing & sales planning, customer service, operations and productivity. He has served a first term on the SCWCC Board of Directors, and is willing to take on another, to aid the Women's Chamber in continuing to reach its strategic goals.
Lisa Fistani has lived in Colorado Springs since her late teens. The daughter of an Army officer, Lisa spent most of her youth in Germany, the Netherlands and Texas before gaining 18 career years of financial services experience, with more than 16 of those years in management. Currently Lisa is the Business Banking Regional Manager for Ent Federal Credit Union, where she manages a team of Business Bankers. Her focus is on supporting that team, providing businesses with products and services that best fit their needs, customizing solutions to help businesses grow and prosper, and delivering outstanding service.
John Lee is the Community Relations Coordinator for Webster University, responsible for recruitment for adult-focused graduate programs and undergraduate degree programs. His duties include forecasting, planning, and execution of local marketing and branding efforts using social media, design for print, news media, internet ads, plus corporate and military PR. He also coordinates alumni events, graduations, open houses, and relationships with the higher ed and business community. He is also seeking a second term on the SCWCC Board of Directors.
Kristin Lutwack is a native who grew up in Denver and takes pride in sporting orange and blue! Her love for current events, travel and meeting new people lead her to pursue a BS in Journalism and BA in Communications from UC Boulder and her career has been varied and diverse ever since. After joining Fox 21’s team as a Media Consultant, she quickly advanced to Senior Retail Media Consultant and is consistently one of the top sales people on her team. Kristin is a frequent networker, serves on the SCWCC Linkage Committee and -with her husband Shane - enjoys cooking, cross training and scolding their cat.
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!
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.
Use SCWCCRewards.com as your shopping portal this season (and year-round) ...
for $AVINGS and support to the Women's Chamber & SCWCC Foundation.