NAPW Indianapolis, IN Chapter Invited in December to Network with Other Groups to Further Connect with Professional Women

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National Association of Professional Women Indianapolis, IN Chapter announced at December meeting that it was contacted by PNC Bank & Honda to join their networking organizations.

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Members and guests of the NAPW Indianapolis, IN Local Chapter gathered on December 10th for a professional networking meeting at Stone Creek, 4450 Weston Pointe Drive in Zionsville. Chapter President Lynn Moore announced at the meeting that the Chapter had been contacted by PNC Bank and Honda about networking with their organizations, a testament to the Indianapolis, IN Local Chapter’s powerful networking opportunities and impressive membership.

Also discussed at the event was the Chapter’s continued support of Dayspring Center, a local emergency shelter for homeless families, as well as meeting dates and topics for the coming year.

“We have been contacted by PNC Bank and Honda to network with their organizations,” announced the Chapter President at the December meeting. “They have turned to us in their effort to further connect professional women to leadership and more networking opportunities, and to create job awareness among women.”

As further proof of the Indianapolis Local Chapter’s indelible impact on the community, Lynn also announced that the Indianapolis Business Journal had included the Chapter in their 2013 list of Indianapolis-Area Business and Professional Organizations, ranked by membership.

“We are clearly showing up everywhere; the Indianapolis local Chapter is now over 275 members strong!” said Lynn.

In the spirit of the holiday season, and in support of Dayspring Center, an organization that provides emergency shelter, clothing, and three nourishing meals a day for homeless families with children in central Indiana, the NAPW Indianapolis Local Chapter adopted a family that includes two boys and two girls ranging in age from 7 to 12. Member Nita Conaway coordinated this project and accepted donations up to December 10th to allow time to shop and deliver the gifts by December 14th. The Chapter’s goal was $1,200.

“We would like to offer them a happy Christmas that includes gifts their parents are not able to afford at this time,” said Lynn. “We are halfway there, so thank you everyone! And remember, for every $25 donation, NAPW members will have their name entered into a drawing for a $25 gift card.”

Donations may be sent to Nita (checks made out to Nita Conaway nita.conaway(at)divsys(dot)com) at DIVSYS International, LLC, 8110 Zionsville Road, Indianapolis, IN 46268 before December 12th.

“Now, the drum roll, please!” joked Lynn as she announced the upcoming dates and topics for the Chapter’s monthly meetings in 2013.

Upcoming meeting dates are as follows (all on a Monday, except for December):

January 28th, March 4th, April 1st, May 6th, June 3rd, July 1st, August 5th, September 9th (Please watch for Steppin’ Out in Style Event Dates), October 14th, November 4th, and Tuesday, December 3rd. (All dates are subject to change.)

Meeting topics and ideas include:

Girls’ Night Out Networking (Duckpin bowling or traditional bowling?); Soup’s On Event ; Cheese with the ‘Wine Guy’ (wine tasting) ; ‘Purchased’ Presentation ; Handy Ma’am (learn simple home repairs – plumbing, etc.); Raise Your Credit Score; How to Get Out of Debt and Get More Out of Life Fearless Financials class ; Play the Dayspring ‘Paycheck Away’ Game Self Defense – Safety for Women; The Long and Short of Real Estate’s Short Sales Microsoft Suite – Excel, PP, Word; NAPW Expo DFS Professional Women Group Dinner Participate in a Community Event - Race for the Cure team, Habitat for Humanity, etc.

Attendees: Nita Conaway, Bridget McDaniel, Jennifer McNett, Vickie Proksch, and Lynn Moore

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.

For additional information regarding the NAPW Indianapolis, IN Local Chapter and/or NAPW, please visit http://www.napw.com.

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