Garden City, NY (PRWEB) May 14, 2013
Members and guests of the NAPW The Woodlands, TX Local Chapter gathered on April 3rd for a professional networking meeting at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center at Tuscany Ristorante located at Lake Robbins Drive in The Woodlands.
The group of professional women enjoyed an evening of networking and exploring ways they could join together to give back to the community.
Katherine Seitan-Frowijn, The Woodlands, TX Local Chapter President, opened the meeting by greeting members and guests and thanking them for attending.
The meeting continued with everyone introducing themselves, exchanging business cards, and networking with one another.
“We followed our networking session with a conversation about how we, as a Chapter, could get more involved in the community,” said the Chapter President.
“Our topic of discussion was: Local Events Presented by Chapter Members.”
The first event, Wine Fair CyFair, held at Cypress Village Station, was presented by Chapter member Sherri Segari who was looking for volunteers to pour wine at the event.
It will be hosted by the CyFair Chamber of Commerce and Food & Vine Time Productions, celebrating CyFair businesses and residents with 20 wine tasting stations, culinary tasting stations with food provided by Cypress restaurants, and the lively sounds of the Robert Hartye Band.
Attendees will have the opportunity to support the CyFair Educational Foundation by participating in a silent auction.
Spring into Style was the second community event brought to the attention of the Chapter.
The suggestion to participate in this event was presented by Elizabeth Santangelo, who will be previewing the Stella & Dot 2013 Spring Collection in coordination with upcoming trends that will be exhibited by Kim Dunn.
The final event mentioned was Autism Awareness Happy Hour, at Bar Louie. It was presented by Chapter member Elizabeth Santangelo, who coordinated with Langford Market Woodlands and Stella & Dot to raise awareness of Autism.
Attendees will have the opportunity to preview and purchase amazing clothes and fabulous jewelry; and all proceeds will be donated to Panther Creek Inspiration Ranch, a special place where remarkable learning opportunities and personal victories are happening everyday for individuals with special needs.
The Chapter President closed the meeting by thanking everyone for a great networking event. She reminded everyone of the next meeting.
Member Attendees at the April Chapter meeting: Katherine Seitan-Frowijn, Linda White, Elizabeth Santangelo, Rosalee Torrence, Ava Shirley, Cinda Whaylen, Kathy Hirschfield, Linda Stevens, Sherri Segari, and Chloe Jones.
Guest Attendee was Yvette Acevedo Adamo, guest of Katherine Seitan- Frowijn. Yvette is an Independent Sales Director for Mary Kay.
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.