Garden City, NY (PRWEB) May 03, 2012
The NAPW Centennial Local Chapter met on April 18th for a professional networking meeting at Mimi's Café.Guest Speaker and presenter Sarah Brown educated the Chapter on elder care and the importance of elder homes.
Beth Caldwell, Centennial Local Chapter President, kicked off the meeting at 8:00am with a discussion regarding the design of magnetic name tags and informed the group that designs will be submitted for approval to NAPW headquarters. Beth discussed the Chapter’s email survey project. The project will be assigned to member Elizabeth Pecce, so that she can properly format all information that will allow the Centennial Chapter area to respond. The Chapter was very excited about the survey and its results.
“The feedback from this survey will be very beneficial in helping us to better know what members really want and need from their local chapter,” said Beth.
Up-to-date information will be posted to the Chapter’s bulletin board. The group discussed inviting members from four other surrounding towns to the meetings. The group decided to reach out to professional women of Monument, Morrison, Palmer Lake, and Roxborough.
Beth and the Chapter felt that it was important to have an alternative plan in the event that the speaker cancelled. The group all agreed to discuss topics pertaining to NAPW and the community an alternative.
Next, Beth introduced guest speaker, Sarah Brown, Regional Developer of Synergy Home Care. Sarah informed the group that aging parents are living longer and that many times , siblings can either be too overwhelmed to share the responsibilities of caring for their parent, and it falls on one caretaker in the family. She discussed the company background of Synergy Home Care and the daily services the company provides to its patients.
“Home care and elder care services of Synergy can definitely be an integration of compassionate and high quality care, tailored, and suited to the individuals in need, “ said Sarah.
She also provided a handout listing the most common challenges and their relevant solutions, web site information, description of services and fees, and contact information.
Beth went over the guest speakers for the upcoming meetings. For May’s meeting, an employee from A Touch of Gold Travel will be the speaker and that the meeting is going to be on May 16th. Kris Smith of Appearance Wear will be the guest speaker for June’s meeting, to be held on June 20th. For July’s meeting, Elizabeth Pecce with Definitive Business Alternatives will be the presenter and guest speaker and the meeting is going to be on July 18th. She told the group that more detail for each meeting will be discussed as the meetings come closer.
Beth thanked everyone for coming and wished everyone a happy Mother’s Day.
The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) is the largest and most recognized network of female professionals. NAPW provides a forum where women can interact, exchange ideas, educate, network, and empower. NAPW Local Chapters allow members to maximize their experience through meetings, networking opportunities, and professional events.