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Welcome 2020!

Join the Women of Woburn on January 15th for lunch, casual networking and the opportunity to meet Mary Cheyne, author, trainer and public speaking expert.

As a woman in business, you benefit greatly by improving your public speaking skills. Whether you’re speaking in a one-on-one meeting with a prospect or presenting to a group of potential clients, you need to be effective in getting your message across. 

 

Common concerns you might face before & during a presentation or conversation can include: Do I come across as knowledgeable and credible? Am I being engaging enough and generating enough interest in my prospects? Can they tell I’m nervous? Do I sound too “salesy”?

 

This presentation is based on the Mary’s Best Selling book “Present” Yourself in Public Speaking – Tell Your Inner Critic to SHUT UP! And the Real You to SPEAK UP! You will receive effective tools to bypass your inner critic and allow your authentic and most confident self to shine through.

 

Break through to a new level of speaking that will get you noticed!

 

In this talk, you will learn:

  • How to speak powerfully & authentically so you will get noticed & win clients.
  • How to bypass your number 1 saboteur in public speaking, your inner critic.
  • How to own your power as an expert & have your brilliance come across in a conversation without sounding “salesy”.

 

Presenter Bio

Mary Cheyne, MBA, has trained over 15,000 people in over 30 cities around the world and has coached hundreds of individuals on how to communicate clearly & authentically in front of audiences. She taught communications-related classes at Northeastern University in Boston for 7 years and is the author of the Best Selling book “Present” Yourself in Public Speaking – Tell Your Inner Critic to SHUT UP! And the Real You to SPEAK UP!. Mary is the 2009 World Championship of Public Speaking second place winner out of 25,000 contestants from 14 countries.

The September Women of Woburn Lunch will be hosted by Northern Bank
The Women of Woburn are back from their summer hiatus and will be at Northern Bank on September 20th to resume their monthly luncheons. Enjoy the view from the beautiful Northern Bank headquarters on Mishawum Road. There will be a presentation on cyber security with plenty of time for catching up with old friends and meeting a few new ones too.

SEPTEMBER WOW

 

Women of Woburn
WOW, Women of Woburn began in the spring of 2016. The mission was (and is) to provide women in the Woburn Chamber of Commerce and the community a place to gather, network comfortably, learn and share information. We encourage our attendees to look within the group to do business and reach out for advice or assistance. WOW has become a staple for many of our members. The third Wednesday of the month is reserved for the Women of Woburn!

 

OCTOBER WOW

The October WOW lunch will be hosted by Waxy O’Connors on Rainin Road. We are delighted to be heading back to Waxy O’Connors for a Woburn Chamber of Commerce networking event! Their new GM, Lindsay Curran will join our group for lunch and share with us a bit about what she has happening in the Woburn location. We will have a presentation on Intuition: What it is and How to use it. Heather Maguire will share some simple and practical ways you can put your natural intuition or “gut instinct” to work when making decisions. Join us for lunch on 10/18 from 12 to 1:15.

OCTOBER WOW

 

 

The Council of Social Concern

WHO THEY ARE

A charitable, community-based agency, responding to the basic needs of people of all ages, providing early childhood education and care, helping individuals develop their potential, creating positive family and community relationships, and fostering respect for diversity.

SERVICES

  1. Children’s Center
  2. Family Childcare System
  3. Food Pantry
  4. Parenting Education

Learn More

WOW June Lunch on 6/21

The Women of Woburn will visit the Council of Social Concern on June 21st for lunch and a tour of the facility. Mary Laing, Director of PR and Development will share with us more about the Council and the services they provide. We are asking women who attend to please bring a non-perishable food item for donation to the food pantry.

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June’s Raffle Prize

Our business card raffle prize for June is a complimentary one hour acupuncture session at Woburn Acupuncture. Joanne Rothstein has been practicing Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine in Woburn for the past 14 years. During this time she has built a solid general practice, attending to the physical and emotional health needs of an age-diverse population. Joanne is a beloved member of our WOW community and will take good care of our lucky raffle winner!

Women’s Speed Networking

WOW! The Women of Woburn is partnering with four area chambers to bring you a women’s speed networking night at the Cafe Escadrille. You will meet women from Arlington, Bedford, Lexington, Winchester, Woburn and beyond!

Join area business women for a fun, no pressure speed networking event. Make sure to bring plenty of business cards and plan to meet 20-30 new people.  When you arrive you’ll be asked to fill out a short form with key facts about your business.  After some casual networking you’ll join a table of 8 or 10 other business women and when the speed networking round starts you’ll use those key points to introduce yourself and your business to the others at your table.  When the round is complete you’ll move on to another table and introduce yourself to that group.   Each round will last approximately 15 minutes and there will be 3 rounds.  There’ll be plenty of time for casual networking and socializing afterwards.

The Cafe Escadrille will provide delicious complimentary appetizers and there will be a cash bar.
RSVPCo-hosting the event will be the Arlington Chamber of Commerce and the Lexington Chamber of Commerce.

Get Ready For Spring at McCue’s Garden Center

McCues Garden Center will be hosting the March WOW lunch on Wednesday, March 22nd. Join us for lunch and a fun spring flower project with Megan McCue. Megan will also be sharing with us some ways to make our homes and businesses more appealing from the street. If your business doesn’t face the street, don’t worry…she’s got lots of tips for making any space more appealing. Flowers and plants do more than clean the air and brighten our mood, they make everything look better! McCue’s Garden Center has great classes and events including their annual Easter Egg Hunt.

Women of Woburn
WOW is the Woburn Chamber of Commerces networking group for women. We provide a comfortable place to gather, learn, laugh and make new friends. We hope you will be able to join us!

Our lunches are hosted monthly by member businesses. If you are interested in hosting a lunch, please contact the office at (781) 935-0345 or wba@woburnbusinessassociation.com

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February Women of Woburn Lunch

Our special guest at the February Women of Woburn Lunch will be Joyce Vyriotes. Joyce serves as communications director for the real estate side of the Cummings organization. She also serves as the associate executive director of the Cummings Foundation.  Joyce will  share the story of the Cummings organization. From Bill Cummings’ early entrepreneurial ventures to his founding of Cummings Properties to the creation of a $1.4 billion foundation. Learn some fun facts and little-known history of one of Woburn’s most visible businesses.

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The Women of Woburn

The Women of Woburn is a professional women’s networking group that meets monthly for lunch. WOW is designed to foster relationships both personal and professional. We meet monthly at member businesses for lunch, casual networking, business education/development and fun.

Our mission is to offer women a balanced approach of networking, internal development, attention to important issues. We seek to provide the comfort to share their ideas through a luncheon hosted by a different member each month. We’d like to leverage our contacts from the Woburn Chamber of Commerce to create a fun and professional environment of resources, friendships, and opportunities to help meet the challenges of women in business.

 

Get In Shape For Women

 

The Women of Woburn will be having their January luncheon at Get In Shape For Women on 1/18 from 12 to 1:15. Join our fun group of professional women from all walks of life for an engaging and enjoyable afternoon. Our host is Christine Sacchetti, owner of Get In Shape For Women here in Woburn. Christine is dedicated to helping women transform their lives. Her success stories will motivate and inspire us to hang tough with our New Years Resolutions.

Learn more about the Get In Shape’s small group personal training philosophy

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Get in touch with Christine and hear about special events, promotions, recipes and fitness tips at her Facebook Page

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Women of Woburn

The Women of Woburn is a professional women’s networking group that meets monthly for lunch and is designed to foster relationships both personal and professional. We meet monthly at member businesses for lunch, casual networking, business education/development and fun. Our mission is to offer women a balanced approach of networking, internal development, attention to important issues, and the comfort to share their ideas through a luncheon hosted by a different member each month. We’d like to leverage our contacts from the Woburn Chamber of Commerce and create a fun and professional environment of resources, friendships, and opportunities to help meet the challenges of women in business. The Woburn Chamber of Commerce seeks to serve our members in many ways and offer networking opportunities specific to your personal and business needs.

Space is limited! If you can join us, please RSVP as soon as possible.

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Woburn Community Education Foundation, WCEF

In 2014 the Woburn Community Education Foundation was formed to help “fill the gap” in funding for Woburn public schools. WCEF raises funds through special events and direct appeals. These revenues are then are gifted back to the public schools through our Educator Grants Program as well as through special initiatives for educational enhancements not covered by the district’s publicly funded budget. This non-profit organization has made incredile strides in just a few short years and are moving forward, full steam ahead. Maureen Willis, WCEF Executive Director joined us at the September Women of Woburn lunch at the Courtyard Marriot. She gave a preview of oneof the purses which will be raffled off at the upcoming Women’s Forum.

Women’s Forum & Purse Raffle

One of their most popular fundraisers is the Women’s Forun & Purse Raffle. This great event features a key note speaker as well as the purse raffle. This year’s special guest is award-winning journalist, author and inspirational keynote speaker Kelley Tuthill.  Please consider joining them on Sunday, October 16th at 11am at the Crest View Plaza in Woburn for a wonderful brunch buffet and raffle of high-end and designer purses, all to support WCEF’s Educator Grants program.

Emily Riemer

Emily Riemer, a local native of Andover, MA, is currently the co-anchor of NewsCenter 5’s EyeOpener as well as NewsCenter 5 at noon.

Join Them

Please help them welcome Emily to Woburn!  Event tickets are $50 each, which includes one free entry in the fabulous purse raffle.  Additional Raffle tickets will be sold at the event only for $5 each or 6 for $20.  Forms and tickets can be found on their website at www.woburnedfoundation.org/fundraising/womens-forum

October Networking Luncheon

The Women of Woburn’s October networking luncheon is being hosted by the Dave & Busters located on Mishawum Road. They are excited to show off their new location and to treat us to some of their delicious lunch options. We will have space for 25, so please RSVP as soon as possible if you will be able to join us. WOW lunches are not just for Woburn Chamber of Commerce members, simply RSVP as a non-member and find out what all the buzz is about.

October RSVP

The Women of Woburn

The Women of Woburn is a women’s business networking group.  Our mission is to offer women a balanced approach of networking, internal development, attention to important issues, and the comfort to share their ideas through a luncheon hosted by a different member each month. We’d like to leverage our contacts from the Woburn Chamber of Commerce and create a fun and professional environment of resources, friendships, and opportunities to help meet the challenges of women in business. The Woburn Chamber of Commerce seeks to serve our members in many ways and offer networking opportunities specific to your personal and business needs.

 

A special Thanks to our September hosts, Courtyard Boston, Woburn/Burlington and especially Ashley Lucchese for so graciously hosting us!

Women of Woburn business networking lunch September Lunch with the Women of Woburn

September Luncheon

The Women of Woburn’s September luncheon is being hosted by the Courtyard Boston Woburn/Burlington located on Mishawum Road. They are excited to show off their recent renovations and to sample their in house lunch options. We will have space for 25, so please RSVP as soon as possible if you will be able to join us. WOW lunches are not just for Woburn Chamber of Commerce members, simply RSVP as a non-member and find out what all the buzz is about.

September RSVP

The Women of Woburn

The Women of Woburn is a women’s business networking group.  Our mission is to offer women a balanced approach of networking, internal development, attention to important issues, and the comfort to share their ideas through a luncheon hosted by a different member each month. We’d like to leverage our contacts from the Woburn Chamber of Commerce and create a fun and professional environment of resources, friendships, and opportunities to help meet the challenges of women in business. The Woburn Chamber of Commerce seeks to serve our members in many ways and offer networking opportunities specific to your personal and business needs.

Presenting at the Luncheon:

Maureen Willis, Executive Director for the WCEF will join us to share a bit about what they do to support Woburn teachers and to invite us to their upcoming purse raffle fundraiser.

WCEF is a private nonprofit organization, founded in 2014 with a mission to increase private investment and community involvement in the Woburn Public Schools. Our goal is to support educational programs and initiatives that empower teacher creativity and drive innovation in the classroom beyond that which is possible with public dollars. Learn More

 

A special Thanks to our August hosts, Century Bank and especially Linda Sloane Kay, Executive Vice President for joining us and sharing her wisdom and experience building lasting relationships in business.