I'm excited to see all the new faces here... I would like to discuss new goals and exceptions for 2013, I see a great year for us.
Garden City, NY (PRWEB) February 14, 2013
Members and guests of the NAPW Los Angeles, CA Local Chapter kicked off 2013 with a professional networking event on January 16th. Over dinner, the group of professional women discussed upcoming plans for the Los Angeles, CA Local Chapter in the New Year, including having a group of members attend the NAPW National Networking Conference on April 26th in New York, and the opportunity for a California All-Chapters meeting.
Chapter President Ruth Garcia-Corrales welcomed members and guests to the monthly Chapter meeting. She told attendees the Chapter is quickly outgrowing its meeting location and may need to consider a new venue. Lorri Herman will look for a new place. Ruth asked that everyone bring suggestions for a new meeting place to the next Chapter meeting. She then announced the NAPW National Networking Conference will be held on April 26th.
“It will be in New York, at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel and the keynote speakers are Martha Stewart and Arianna Huffington,” she said. “We hope we can have a nice group to travel to this exciting event!”
“I'm excited to see all the new faces here," said Ruth. "I would like to discuss new goals and exceptions for 2013, I see a great year for us."
The Chapter meeting also included a roundtable of individual introductions from members and guests who were in attendance: Jovita Jenkins – Executive Coach, Leadership Consultant, and Author of Get Out Of Your Own Way- Create the Next Chapter of Your Life. As an Executive Coach, she inspires and supports individuals and organizations as they discover and leverage their unique value.
Lorri Herman – Arbonne Consultant – Offers financial freedom by teaching someone how to make choices that will make their dreams comes true. If someone is ready to make a change and are looking for a new path where they can attain more control, contact her for consultation.
Ruth Klein , Branding & Productivity Coach – Owner of the award-winning boutique firm, The Marketing/Time Source. Ruth is a nationally renowned Business Consultant, Author, Speaker, Trainer, Spokesperson, and Coach for clients ranging from Solo-Entrepreneurs to “Corporate Entrepreneurs” ™ to the Fortune 500. Currently she is hosting a new class that will help to establish their branding arch type and how to communicate it. She is also launching Universal Mom that promotes self-esteem and personal development for children.
Cat Lambertini , Wealth Management, Merrill Lynch, a division of the Bank of America. Cat’s achievements are beyond impressive, as are all NAPW members! She spoke about how important it is, especially for women, 80 percent of who are much too stressed out about their finances while straddling the challenges of the business world and a satisfying home life—the subject of Ruth Klein’s talk this morning. Cat spoke about how she can help her clients, especially women, deal effectively with 401Ks!
Daisy Marks , Executive Secretary- Westside Regional Center –She informed attendees of a course currently being offered at West LA College, titled, “How to Market Your Business Using the Internet.” It is offered on Saturday, March 9th for $75 from 9:00am to 3:00pm. It is led by Scott Spooner, an Internet Marketing Consultant with a decade of experience.
Sarah Nargiso, Arbonne Regional Consultant - 30 days to a Healthier You! Solutions to a New Year’s Health Goals. Sarah spoke about the difference between resolutions and goals and clarified that goals require effort and commitment. She also informed us of the multiple ways we can begin to incorporate healthier eating habits into our daily lives since eating is 85% weight management. She is offering a free health class on January 19th at 2:00pm; RSVP 607-226-2604.
Shilpa Sayana MD, Sayana MedSpa & Wellness Center – Medical Director – Sayana Medical Spa is offering a special on Botox and Juvederm with a complementary Biometric Evaluation. The offer expires January 31st. Please call 818-331-4386 for details.
Anita Finlay, Author of “Dirty Words on Clean Skin,” her expose about the 2008 election and her journey finding her own voice as a modern woman is worth listening to and is honestly riveting.
The book is available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble. She also is a Co-host of a blog/talk show hosted by John Smart that is looking to interview guests and possibly have some of the women from the Los Angeles Local Chapter on the show.
Dr. Mary Fallie- Psychologist, Working with FIND: Families in New Directions (a nonprofit counseling agency) serving the Crenshaw Community of Los Angeles. FIND has focused on adapting to the community’s evolving needs and today’s increasing challenges to the provision of mental health care. Community and corporate support is welcomed by calling 323-296-3781.
Joy DeMichelle Mooore-Ysaguirre, Representing multiple businesses, Joy is Owner and C.E.O. of the Joy of Health & Wealth. Her service offers those seeking healthy solutions for weight loss, fitness and performance, youthful aging, and anyone who desires aligning her personal and financial wellness for wealth creation with a failure-proof success plan that works. Please call (323) 331-4228 for a consultation. Joy is also Co-owner of Ysaguirre Upholstery. Their ideal client is the person ready to upgrade, update, and customize their furniture for style and comfort.
Ysaguirre Fine Upholstery can help transform old treasures into new pleasures. Contact them at (323) 331-4228 for estimates, consultations and our amazing referral/affiliate rewards program. She has another company, Acting with Joy, where she is an Acting and Presentation Skills Coach. Joy said her ideal client is anyone ready for that "in the zone" presentation. She will teach someone how to relax, prepare, and captivate their audience by being a more dynamic and persuasive speaker whether live or in front of the camera. To work with us call (323) 331-4228.
Caroline Kim, Certified Court Interpreter Korean/English - Simultaneous Conference Interpreter, Voice- Over Talent, and Korean Dialect Coach for Television and Film. She is also a Qualified Marketing Representative for Momentis/Just Energy (JE, a 3 Billion Publicly Traded Company) with Home & Business Essentials/Natural Gas, Electric/EMS, Cable, Internet, Phones, ADT, M-Marketing, and M-Games. Please call (213) 820-6802 for more information about a January 30th 7:00pm business presentation.
Daphne Vandegri , Owner of Daphne Chocolates. Daphne brought to the group her most recent delicious creation using Super Bowl Sunday as her theme. She is looking for feedback. Daphne asked members and guests to email her at daphne(at)daphnechocolatier.com with their opinions.
Celia Goldman, Office and Print Manager at Liberty Paper. Their primary business is supplying corporate America and government agencies with copy and fax paper that they import along with various other name brands. Additionally, they supply specialty papers, toners, and printing to our customers. Celia’s education and background is in manufacturing production, purchasing, printing, graphic design, and advertising. She is the Print Concierge to her customers and looks forward to getting to know them and their business.
Nicki Frank, President and CEO of Thoreau Service, Inc., a nationwide company specializing in janitorial and maintenance to retail stores. 310/822-8017.
Alicia Gargaro-Magana and Pictures of Los Angeles, Inc., Production and Photography. Alicia plans to open a publishing division as well. Pictures of Los Angeles, Inc. is a full-service production company that can create marketing tools for their business, whether it's a video for their website, photographs for their brochure, or an overall campaign for their company’s message.
Maureen Tepedino, Interior Designer, Abstract Artist, and Color Specialist to Walls. Her presentation concerned her passion of transforming homes/offices to be fully functional and beautiful through use of color and design and her own unique art pieces. She also has a women's clothing and accessory boutique at her home in Venice with fabulous current clothing at much reduced prices. Her upcoming boutique party (for women only) is Sunday, January 27th, from noon to 5:00pm. Call 310-714-7376 for a complimentary consultation.
Stephanie Lum, Health & Wellness Coach and Hungry for Nutrition.
Karen Bernardes, LCSW , Psychotherapist.
Karen T Wilson, has a background in legal, direct selling, and seeking Administrative Assistant opportunities.
Daphne Germaine, Owner of G & D Survival Kits and Earthquake Survival Kits.
Norma Kastel – Gold star Films Int. Producer - Film Distributor – Seeking employment opportunities in direct sales.
Carol Johnson, Singer and Songwriter who is currently promoting her new song.
Tamara Kurtzman, TMK is a boutique law firm engaged in the representation of corporations in all facets of business, from start-ups to well-established companies with assets throughout the world. TMK provides attentive, thoughtful, and professional legal counsel in a wide array of practice areas, including: civil litigation; venture capital and financing; patents; trademarks; copyrights; employment; and entertainment; as well as international transactions and general transactional matters. With locations in both Beverly Hills and San Francisco, TMK is proud to serve clients throughout California.
Alana Roshay , Infinity Real Estate Group – Realtor and Certified Distressed Property Expert. Alana is looking to help those who are experiencing financial hardship through short sales and assisting them with possible mortgage modifications. If someone is under water or simply looking to sell or purchase give her a call at 818-602-6953.
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.