Tacoma WA Connections First Networking Event Sold Out and a Success

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Local guerrilla marketing coach, Michael Hartzell, gives a thumbs up after attending the newly formed LinkedIn group, Tacoma WA Connections as they host their first networking event at Shenanigan’s Restaurant for a capacity crowd.

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Tacoma WA Connections Event at C.I. Shenanigans

A great event where business professionals connected. Jamie was an outstanding host and I am looking forward to the next event.

At 6:00 on Tuesday, February 12, 2013, a group of more than seventy professionals from the Tacoma area gathered at C.I. Shenanigan’s Restaurant on Ruston Way to network, visit and encourage one another. The sold out crowd represented a broad cross section of businesses in the South Sound with one thing in common: they were all members of the newly formed Linked In group, Tacoma WA Connections, started by Jamie Hansen.

The evening included presentations by sponsors and drawings for assorted prizes including books, candy and gift certificates for area restaurants and golf courses.

"A great event where business professionals connected. Jamie was an outstanding host and I am looking forward to the next event." says Michael Hartzell.

One of the sponsors for the event was Jamie Hansen, owner of Simply Retirement. Simply Retirement is an annuity brokerage dedicated to finding the best available tax free annuities in order to maximize their clients’ retirement income. People interested in learning more about this retirement opportunity can contact Jamie Hansen at 253-314-5129. Jamie led the event as the host and proved to be a gracious host.

Jon Montgomery and Crista Broadcasting also sponsored the event. Jon Montgomery sells advertising time for Crista Broadcasting’s south sound radio stations, including SPIRIT 105.3 FM, AM 630 KCIS, and PRAISE 106.5 FM. Jon helps his clients tell their stories and connect with a sympathetic target market for excellent results. Interested advertisers can reach Jon at 206.546.7454.

Another sponsor, Randy Walden, owner of Heartwarming Senior Care, recognized a growing need for in-home senior care and set out to meet that need. Heartwarming Senior Care works to match in-home senior care professionals with seniors who may need extra help to remain in their own homes. Randy can be reached at 253-460-1574 or 888-927-6227.

Sponsor Dean Hartzell is a popular speaker and author. Writing under the pseudonym of Virdean, he has written and published three novels geared toward jr. highers, high schoolers, and adults, featuring male protagonists and plenty of action. His books are available on Amazon or on his website at http://www.virdean.com.

The Tacoma WA Connections group provides area LinkedIn members with enhanced opportunities to build their connections and develop their Personal Local Networks in communities in the Tacoma, Washington area.

The Tacoma WA Connections Linkedin group will utilize local events to provide the best opportunities for business professionals to meet and enjoy the benefits of strong personal networking.

Tacoma WA Connections has experienced exciting growth in its first two months of operation. Already numbering more than 1200 professionals, it is continuing to accept new members.

About Tacoma WA Connections - The Tacoma WA Connections Linkedin group provides area LinkedIn members with enhanced opportunities to build their connections and develop their Personal Local Networks in communities in the Tacoma, Washington area. Professionals interested in connecting through Tacoma WA Connections are encouraged to contact Jamie Hansen at 253-314-5129 or at Tacoma WA Connections on LinkedIn Groups.

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