February 2017 Newsletter


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                                                                 February 2017         



Dear NAWBO Sisters, 

Gina Hitchens

It is hard to believe we are already at the end of February, and spring is just around the corner. Though it has already felt like spring with the the temperatures this past week in the high 60s close to 70! This “warmer weather” signals opportunities for intentional change and measured growth!

Tomorrow starts a busy month for NAWBO. Do you know a woman-business owner who is not a member? If so now is the time to join!

Spring 2017 Membership Drive is from March 1- April 30. New members receive a $25 Discount off the initiation fee and rejoining members save as well. New this campaign NAWBGO-GDC will offer current members a REFERRAL BONUS for your friends who join and mention you as a referral! Go here to join, save and begin reaping the benefits of membership.

This is a great opportunity to let women business owners everywhere experience how NAWBO can help them leverage “The Power of Collaborations” that will inspire them while they are Driving Business Forward! Every woman business owner should be a member of NAWBO, and we need your help to make that a reality!

NAWBO-GDC's Top 10 Michigan Business Women's Awards -March 23, 2017 at Laurel Manor. Join us in celebrating this year's Top 10 Michigan Business Women. Our keynote speaker this year is Linda Mitchell, Senior Director, Microsoft Partner Evangelism Team. Go here to see the 2017 honorees.  For tickets, sponsorship and advertising in our program book, visit our website here.

On this night we will hold the drawing for one lucky person to win a 2-year lease on a 2017 Equinox! Raffle tickets are 1 for $25.00 and 5 for $100.00. For complete details on how to purchase call 313-961-4748 or email treasurer1@nawbogdc.org. You do not need to be present to win.

We have some additional great events coming up!

First Friday’s Ladies Over Lunch~ Friday, March 3, 2017, 11:30 am  Gather monthly with like-minded friends at the Skyline Club located at 2000 Town Center, Southfield, MI. Discuss current events, inspiring topics and industry specifics with NAWBO and Skyline Club members while dining at the Chef's table. $20 inclusive per person. This month enjoy conversation and lunch as we discuss the importance of Developing Strategic Business Collaborations. RSVP by calling the Club: 248-350-9898. 

Circle of Learning~ Thursday,  April 27, 8 to 11 am, How to Use Social Media to Grow Your Business at Bank of America, 2600 W. Big Beaver Rd., Troy, MI 48084 Registration will open soon.

Milestones~ I would like to recognize Elizabeth Schmidt of Atlas Tool Inc. and Laverne Reinhardt Beard of Reliance Court Reporting on their 10th anniversary with NAWBO.

As always, keep us apprised of your business successes and accomplishments. Share it on our Facebook and Linked in pages. In addition, we have a membership section on the website where we want to post your good news. Just email admin@nawbogdc.org and we will make sure the correct people receive the information to promote YOU! 

I look forward to seeing you in March!

Questions or comments? Email me at President@nawbogdc.org

My best,

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Gina Goree Hitchens
26677 West Twelve Mile

Southfield, MI  48034
Email:    president@nawbogdc.org
Website: www.nawbogdc.org

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To register go here.

For the 2017 Honorees go here.






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