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    • June 02, 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (UTC-06:00)
    • VIRTUAL - we will send Zoom link via registered email
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    SPEAKER:

    Teri Dinnius
    Owner/Photographer

    Topic:
    Tips on How to Take a Professional Photo

    Teri Dinnius has been in business since 2008. She is a national award-winning photographer. In her speech, she will explain what to do and what not to do when taking a professional photograph.


    For information about this chapter, please contact chapter leader, Laura Mattson at (618) 781-1279 or email wewillinois@gmail.comor contact our corporate team at wewnational@gmail.com.

    • June 04, 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (UTC-06:00)
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    SPEAKER:

    Jo Ann DiMaggio

    Topic

    Pivoting During COVID-19 and Beyond

    Jo Ann Di Maggio May

    Illinois Metro East Small Business Development Center Director

    SIU Edwardsville and East St. Louis Center

    Jo Ann Di Maggio May is a Glen Carbon resident and earned a bachelor’s in business administration from SIUE in 2005, followed by an MBA in 2007.

    Jo Ann has a Small Business background in the Restaurant industry. Her brother owns Di Maggio Pizza and Pasta in Highland after their parents retired.

    Jo Ann was a graduate assistant for the Small Business Development Center at SIUE from August 2005-September 2007. She also has served as an international business consultant for the SBDC’s International Trade Center (ITC). Di Maggio May’s other work experience includes being an assistant manager at Walgreen’s in Edwardsville, a personal banker for US Bank in Belleville and a mortgage default counselor for US Bank in St. Louis.

    May came back to the SBDC as the Small Business Specialist and then became SBDC Director in August 2017. She currently sits on the City of Edwardsville Advisory Board, serves as Secretary for the Latino Round Table and is a member of the Monroe County Economic Development Corporation.

    For information about this chapter, please contact chapter leader, Megan Rector at (618) 708.2689 or email Megan.Rector@regions.com; or contact our corporate team at wewnational@gmail.com.


    • June 08, 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (UTC-06:00)
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    SPEAKER:

    Devon Moody-Graham

    Topic:
    No Filter: Authentic Social Media Manifestation

    Devon Moody-Graham, MBA is a community leader and Urban Business Strategist dedicated to seeing a positive shift in small business and economic development through entrepreneurship in underserved communities. She’s the Chief Solutions Officer of CEOMom Empire LLC a business empowerment platform for mothers that aspire to start businesses and develop professionally. She works to see mothers DO more, GET more and BE more than they could ever imagine.
    She is also the Founder of The Biz Spot Community, a non-profit that she’s worked with over 15,000 youth and young adults in entrepreneur, technology, and Professional training. In short, Devon shows up for people. Over the last 10 years as a business owner, mentor, and community leader she has been nationally, regionally and locally recognized for her passion and dedication to creating solutions that impact others, over 200+ businesses personally impact.

    For information about this chapter, please contact chapter leader, Jessiycka Coleman at (618) 316-1759 or email: Inspire4u@icloud.com; or contact our corporate team at wewnational@gmail.com.


    • June 11, 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (UTC-06:00)
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    SPEAKER: Debbie Elbrecht

    Senior Sales Director, Mary Kay Cosmetics

    Topic: Developing High Performance Habits
    How to create habits that create high performance results in all areas of your life and business.

    For information about this chapter, please contact chapter leader, Jamie Horstmann at (618) 692-5236 or email Jrhorstmann7@gmail.comor contact our corporate team at wewnational@gmail.com.


    • June 17, 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (UTC-06:00)
    • VIRTUAL - we will send Zoom link via registered email
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    SPEAKERS:  Maggie Lucas and Kim Drago

    with Lucas Drago Interiors

    For information about this chapter, please contact chapter leader, Angela  Clark at angela.clark2@usbank.comor contact our corporate team at wewnational@gmail.com.

    • June 18, 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (UTC-06:00)
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    SPEAKER:

    Jessie Roy
    Life Coach


    Topic:
    Managing Stress and Overwhelm in your business and at Home

    Jessi loves to connect with inspiring Mom business owners. Her passion is helping women achieve their impossible goals. In her free time, she loves to travel and spend time outdoors with her favorite people. Her current home is in Missouri where she lives with her husband, two boys and the best cat, Rebel.

    For information about this chapter, please contact our corporate team at wewnational@gmail.com.


    • June 24, 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (UTC-06:00)
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    SPEAKER: Sarah Schwarz

    Sales Operations, Human Resources, Stanley Steemer

    Topic:
    How to Engage Workers in a Remote Environment


    For information about this chapter, please contact chapter leader, Michell Stockmann at (618) 526-1600 or email hello@tksdesignteam.com; or contact our corporate team at wewnational@gmail.com.



    • June 29, 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (UTC-06:00)
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    SPEAKER:

    Dr. Heidi Brocke

    Topic

    Are they Toxic or Not?


    As a Toxic Relationship Awareness & Healing Specialist, Dr Heidi Brocke has turned her past into her passion as she provides hope, healing, and freedom to those whose lives have been affected by toxic relationships, emotional abuse, and narcissistic behaviors. A 1997 graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic Dr Heidi has served in healthcare for over 23 years as a Primary Care Physician, Acupuncturist, and a Nutritionist. She now uses her life experience and her education to be the person she needed when she herself was trapped in the darkness of an unhealthy relationship. Through education she presents the understanding needed to empower others to walk through fear and into their freedom. She has been featured in both Forbes and Time Magazines for the dedication given to her clients and her work in the toxic relationship area. Her podcast has reached clients and followers world wide, and plans to continue her mission to educate as many as she can on the effects of emotional abuse.

    For information about this chapter, please contact chapter leader,  Michell Stockmann at (618) 526-1600 or contact our corporate team at wewnational@gmail.com.


    • July 02, 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (UTC-06:00)
    • Seven Bar & Restaurant, 7 S High St, Belleville, IL 62220
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    SPEAKER:

    Granny Judy
    Canine to Five

    Topic

    TBD

    For information about this chapter, please contact chapter leader, Megan Rector at (618) 708.2689 or email Megan.Rector@regions.com; or contact our corporate team at wewnational@gmail.com.

    • July 07, 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (UTC-06:00)
    • Post Commons, 300 Alby St, Alton, IL 62002, USA
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    SPEAKER:

    TBD

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    For information about this chapter, please contact chapter leader, Laura Mattson at (618) 781-1279 or email wewillinois@gmail.comor contact our corporate team at wewnational@gmail.com.

    • July 09, 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (UTC-06:00)
    • Bella Milano, 1063 S State Rte 157, Edwardsville, IL 62025, USA
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    SPEAKER:

    TBD

    Topic:
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    For information about this chapter, please contact chapter leader, Jamie Horstmann at (618) 692-5236 or email Jrhorstmann7@gmail.comor contact our corporate team at wewnational@gmail.com.


    • July 13, 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (UTC-06:00)
    • RAIL Coffee Room, 216 E Broadway, Centralia, IL 62801, USA
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    SPEAKER:

    TBD

    Topic:
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    For information about this chapter, please contact chapter leader, Jessiycka Coleman at (618) 316-1759 or email: Inspire4u@icloud.com; or contact our corporate team at wewnational@gmail.com.

    • July 15, 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (UTC-06:00)
    • Salt + Smoke, 5625 Hampton Ave, St. Louis, MO 63109, USA
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    SPEAKER:

    TBD

    Topic:
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    For information about this chapter, please contact chapter leader, Angela  Clark at angela.clark2@usbank.comor contact our corporate team at wewnational@gmail.com.

    • July 16, 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (UTC-06:00)
    • Rich & Charlie's Crestwood, 9942 Watson Rd, St. Louis, MO 63126, USA
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    SPEAKER:

    Angie Clark
    Business Development Consultant


    Topic:
    Banking Tools and Lending Tips for Small Businesses

    Angie has twenty years of experience in banking and financial services with a broad range beyond lending and deposit products to include business succession planning, retirement and qualified plans, as well as employee benefits programs. She enjoys working with Business Owners to ensure they have the resources to run their businesses effectively.

    For information about this chapter, please contact our corporate team at wewnational@gmail.com.


    • July 27, 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (UTC-06:00)
    • Bella Milano, 455 Regency Park, O'Fallon, IL 62269
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    SPEAKER:

    TBD

    Topic

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    For information about this chapter, please contact chapter leader,  Michell Stockmann at (618) 526-1600 or contact our corporate team at wewnational@gmail.com.

    • July 29, 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (UTC-06:00)
    • Turf Bar, 398 N Main St, Breese, IL 62230, USA
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    SPEAKER:

    TBD

    Topic:
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    For information about this chapter, please contact chapter leader, Michell Stockmann at (618) 526-1600 or email hello@tksdesignteam.com; or contact our corporate team at wewnational@gmail.com.


    • August 04, 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (UTC-06:00)
    • Post Commons, 300 Alby St, Alton, IL 62002, USA
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    SPEAKER:

    Michell Stockmann
    CEO/Graphic & Web Designer

    Topic:
    Navigating Social Media

    As someone who stays very busy as the Co-Founder of Women Empowering Women and building the expansion of the organization, as CEO & Creative Director for 18 years of her web design and graphic design firm TechKnow Solutions, as a Leader of a team of consultants with Rodan+Fields and has business interests in two software startup companies...OH! and she happens to have a busy family and social life! ... she HAS to stay organized and on top of everything going on.  Siri and online apps help her keep her organized and on task (most days!). 

    Come and learn what she uses to stay on top of it all!

    Find out more about our speaker:

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michell-stockmann-6104aa72/
    Visit   www.techknowsolutions.com
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    mail: tksdesignteam@gmail.com

    For information about this chapter, please contact chapter leader, Laura Mattson at (618) 781-1279 or email wewillinois@gmail.comor contact our corporate team at wewnational@gmail.com.

    • August 06, 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (UTC-06:00)
    • Seven Bar & Restaurant, 7 S High St, Belleville, IL 62220
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    SPEAKER:

    Coach Melody
    UnWrap You LLC

    Topic

    TBD

    For information about this chapter, please contact chapter leader, Megan Rector at (618) 708.2689 or email Megan.Rector@regions.com; or contact our corporate team at wewnational@gmail.com.

    • August 10, 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (UTC-06:00)
    • RAIL Coffee Room, 216 E Broadway, Centralia, IL 62801, USA
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    SPEAKER:

    Ria Ruthsatz
    Co-Founder & Executive Producer

    Topic:

    Creating Video for Your Audience 

    Ria Ruthsatz co-founded Tree9 Films, a St. Louis based commercial film production company whose clients range from local schools and non-profits to nationally recognized brands. Ria has both produced and directed films around the country and is proud to have developed fundraising films that have raised millions for important causes worldwide.

    When she’s not filming, Ria is an active member of RISE Collaborative and serves on several local charitable boards and committees that provide opportunities for women at every stage of their professional development.

    For information about this chapter, please contact chapter leader, Jessiycka Coleman at (618) 316-1759 or email: Inspire4u@icloud.com; or contact our corporate team at wewnational@gmail.com.



    • August 13, 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (UTC-06:00)
    • Bella Milano, 1063 S State Rte 157, Edwardsville, IL 62025, USA
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    SPEAKER:

    TBD

    Topic:
    TBD


    For information about this chapter, please contact chapter leader, Jamie Horstmann at (618) 692-5236 or email Jrhorstmann7@gmail.comor contact our corporate team at wewnational@gmail.com.


    • August 19, 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (UTC-06:00)
    • Salt + Smoke, 5625 Hampton Ave, St. Louis, MO 63109, USA
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    SPEAKER:

    TBD

    Topic:
    TBD


    For information about this chapter, please contact chapter leader, Angela  Clark at angela.clark2@usbank.comor contact our corporate team at wewnational@gmail.com.

    • August 20, 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (UTC-06:00)
    • Rich & Charlie's Crestwood, 9942 Watson Rd, St. Louis, MO 63126, USA
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    SPEAKER:

    TBD


    Topic:
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    For information about this chapter, please contact our corporate team at wewnational@gmail.com.

    • August 26, 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (UTC-06:00)
    • Turf Bar, 398 N Main St, Breese, IL 62230, USA
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    SPEAKER:

    TBD

    Topic:
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    For information about this chapter, please contact chapter leader, Michell Stockmann at (618) 526-1600 or email hello@tksdesignteam.com; or contact our corporate team at wewnational@gmail.com.


    • August 31, 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (UTC-06:00)
    • Bella Milano, 455 Regency Park, O'Fallon, IL 62269
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    SPEAKER:

    Amy Wagenknecht
    Certified BARE Coach

    Topic

    Make a Clean Sweep and Create a Life you Love


    Cleaning up your environment is more than having clean house or buying a much of organizational boxes at Ikea. Whether you realize it or not, your environment is affecting how you feel and how you behave. Amy Wagenknecht, a Certified BARE Life Coach, will teach you how to be a detective in your own life and recognize what are you allowing in to take up space, both mentally and physically. What is draining your energy? What is giving you a mood boost? Come learn tips and tools to feel lighter and happier. If you want to improve your life immediately, clean up your environment!

    For information about this chapter, please contact chapter leader,  Michell Stockmann at (618) 526-1600 or contact our corporate team at wewnational@gmail.com.


    • September 01, 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (UTC-06:00)
    • Post Commons, 300 Alby St, Alton, IL 62002, USA
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    SPEAKER:

    TBD

    Topic:
    TBD


    For information about this chapter, please contact chapter leader, Laura Mattson at (618) 781-1279 or email wewillinois@gmail.comor contact our corporate team at wewnational@gmail.com.

    • September 03, 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (UTC-06:00)
    • Seven Bar & Restaurant, 7 S High St, Belleville, IL 62220
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    SPEAKER:

    Megan Rector
    Financial Wellness Relationship Manager, Regions Bank

    Topic

    Financial Education

    Megan is a Financial Wellness Relationship Manager with Regions Bank. She has been with Regions for more than 8 years. Regions believes in providing advice, guidance and education to all the organizations in the communities we serve at no cost and Megan is the representative for that effort. She has a passion for helping people understand their finances and meet their financial goals. She is actively involved in several organizations in the community.

    For information about this chapter, please contact chapter leader, Megan Rector at (618) 708.2689 or email Megan.Rector@regions.com; or contact our corporate team at wewnational@gmail.com.


    • September 10, 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (UTC-06:00)
    • Bella Milano, 1063 S State Rte 157, Edwardsville, IL 62025, USA
    Register


    SPEAKER:

    TBD

    Topic:
    TBD


    For information about this chapter, please contact chapter leader, Jamie Horstmann at (618) 692-5236 or email Jrhorstmann7@gmail.comor contact our corporate team at wewnational@gmail.com.


    • September 14, 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (UTC-06:00)
    • RAIL Coffee Room, 216 E Broadway, Centralia, IL 62801, USA
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    SPEAKER:

    TBD

    Topic:
    TBD


    For information about this chapter, please contact chapter leader, Jessiycka Coleman at (618) 316-1759 or email: Inspire4u@icloud.com; or contact our corporate team at wewnational@gmail.com.

    • September 16, 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (UTC-06:00)
    • Salt + Smoke, 5625 Hampton Ave, St. Louis, MO 63109, USA
    Register


    SPEAKER:

    TBD

    Topic:
    TBD


    For information about this chapter, please contact chapter leader, Angela  Clark at angela.clark2@usbank.comor contact our corporate team at wewnational@gmail.com.

    • September 17, 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (UTC-06:00)
    • Rich & Charlie's Crestwood, 9942 Watson Rd, St. Louis, MO 63126, USA
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    SPEAKER:

    TBD


    Topic:
    TBD

    For information about this chapter, please contact our corporate team at wewnational@gmail.com.

    • September 28, 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (UTC-06:00)
    • Bella Milano, 455 Regency Park, O'Fallon, IL 62269
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    SPEAKER:

    TBD

    Topic

    TBD


    For information about this chapter, please contact chapter leader,  Michell Stockmann at (618) 526-1600 or contact our corporate team at wewnational@gmail.com.

    • September 30, 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (UTC-06:00)
    • Turf Bar, 398 N Main St, Breese, IL 62230, USA