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    • 1 Feb 2021
    • (EST)
    • 15 Mar 2021
    • (EDT)

    • 25 Feb 2021
    • 6:00 PM (EST)
    • Zoom
    Registration is closed

    From Home, Health and Healing, learn the Benefits of using Essential Oils. You will get the chance to personally experience some oils and learn how these oils can change your way of living a healthier lifestyle. 

    Samples will be provided to all attendees!

    Registration Deadline *

    Monday, February 15, 2021

    QUESTIONS? Email forwardsafetytraining@gmail.com 
    • 4 Mar 2021
    • 6:00 PM (EST)
    • Zoom

    Barbara Sobczak was born in 1962 in Hampton Roads, Virginia.

    In 1998, she left her successful corporate career in IT Management to stay home with her three beautiful and talented children. Barbara then pursued various professional endeavors from home that included building a Nationally Ranked Tupperware business.

    Health issues, such as heart attacks, severe diverticulitis, Lyme disease, ADHD, chronic sinus infections and allergies in her family led her to research and experiment in more natural solutions. Trained and mentored by several local Nutritionist, Holistic health professionals, doctors, and nutritional companies, Barbara has received over 1,000 hours of instruction and refined a Total Health approach that resulted in completely normal health markers and being free of prescription drugs.

    Her company, A Script For Life was founded to carry out her primary mission of equipping others to have better health, lives, and relationships. There she enjoys sharing what she has learned and connecting others to affordable wellness resources. She also teaches classes and works part time for The Neighborhood Harvest, and The Wellness Company, Melaleuca, Inc.

    Barbara and her incredible husband of 25 years share the joy of serving Jesus, family time, music, acting in theater and film, and lifelong learning.

    • 11 Mar 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (EST)
    • Zoom

    5 speakers from our area to discuss different marketing tips/tricks.

    Suzanne BrownVirginia Media

    Topic: Be Genuine; Network

    Suzanne Brown currently works as a Media Sales Representative at Virginia Media, best known for publishing the Daily Press, The Virginian-Pilot & Inside Business. Born and raised in Newport News, Virginia she returned to Hampton Roads after graduating from Virginia Tech with her Bachelor's in Communication. Over the past ten years of her career, she has covered multiple industries in different marketing and communications roles including non-profit, retail, events, and B2C. Her proudest accomplishment is marrying her husband and becoming a bonus mom to a spicy seven-year-old named Katie. They currently live in Virginia Beach with their recently rescued covid dog; 13-year-old jack russell.

    Felicia Ford

    Topic: Growth Strategy: pivoting to a hybrid model for small businesses and nonprofits.  User Experience 2021 - what leading looks like with Clubhouse, Conversations and Client engagement.

    Felicia Ford is The Growth Strategist for Creatives, Leaders, and Change-Makers. She is a catalyst, philanthropist, and advocate. Felicia cultivates a multi-platform experience for busy creatives, leaders, and change-makers to excel in life + work rooted in positive psychology and habit.

    Felicia believes that the intersection of life and work or work and life should exist as an experience where we find joy in the creation and the delivery. Her purpose is to help others create experiences, so they can fully show up in all of their glory...And make others FEEL it.

    As a Growth Strategist, she develops customized Growth Plans for Creatives, Leaders, and Change-Makers helping them to deepen their impact, extract their ideas to form a strategy to connect with their audiences and to transform their lives and work experiences.

    She is the Executive Director of a private philanthropic foundation and an Agency Fellow with the Center for Education Policy Research at Harvard University. 

    Byline: Felicia Ford is The Growth Strategist for Creatives, Leaders and Change-Makers, a nonprofit executive director, and an Agency Fellow with the Strategic Data Project at Harvard University. Connect with her about growth, high-performance habits, and youth advocacy on Instagram, LinkedIn and Clubhouse.

    Stephanie R. HeinatzFounder and Managing Partner of Consociate

    Topic: Focus on intersection of social and earned media, as well as diversity of marketing channels, to include innovative ones that have emerged from the pandemic and are here to stay.

    Cutting her teeth as a newspaper journalist and working on assignments from her own hometown, to the remote areas of East Africa to war-torn Iraq, Stephanie believed one thing – stories are the most powerful way to reach people and inspire change. She brings that same strategy to Consociate Media, where she specializes in working with business owners, legislative initiatives, economic development programs, non-profit organizations, tourism efforts and individuals to strategically plan and execute storytelling across a wide range of new and traditional media.

    Cheryl TanCheryl Tan Media

    Topic: Win Clients With Video

    Cheryl Tan believes everyone has a story to tell. Her mission is to help entrepreneurs, nonprofit organizations and corporations more effectively tell those stories on video. She is a speaker, a media trainer and the host of the STANDOUT podcast.

    Prior to starting her company in 2014, Cheryl was a longtime broadcast journalist, working for TV stations in Georgia and Virginia. You may remember her during her time on WAVY TV 10’s morning show. She currently hosts Connect on WVEC-TV. In her 20-year career in television news, she had the honor of telling thousands of stories for a TV audience. Now she shares the skills she learned in the newsroom to help businesses and organizations around the country create their own pieces of valuable video content.

    Cheryl is the creator of Master Video Today, a coaching and mentoring community specifically tailored to entrepreneurs and experts who want to create a greater impact in the world. Her system eliminates stress, saves time and helps students develop the skills to use video to reach a bigger audience. She and her husband have three sons and live in Virginia Beach.

    Courtney RileyProximo Marketing Strategies

    Topic: Post pandemic Strategy; What goes into a strategy; How often strategy should be redeveloped; Post pandemic: marketing trends that matter 

    Courtney Riley is the owner of Proximo Marketing Strategies, an international digital marketing firm based out of Yorktown, Virginia. Courtney also works as adjunct faculty at Thomas Nelson Community College, educating students on best practices for marketing in the 21st century.

    In early 2017, Courtney helped to launch her second company, Cowork Gloucester VA, a business incubator created for entrepreneurs, startups and small businesses to work together in an environment that fosters community, productivity and creativity. Cowork members benefit from mentorship, education and exclusive resources, geared toward business growth.

    QUESTIONS? email courtney@proximomarketing.com

    • 12 Mar 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM (EST)
    • Zoom Meeting

    The monthly Board of Directors Meeting is open to all current members of the Peninsula Women's Network. To join either in person or via Zoom, send an email to pwomensnetwork@gmail.com

    • 23 Mar 2021
    • 6:00 PM (EDT)
    • Zoom

    Presented by: Ashley Schmitt - Ashley Schmitt is a wife, a busy mom of 4 girls, runs a college consulting company, is a Reservist in the Air Force, loves anything technical, has been publishing on Amazon for five years, runs the YouTube Channel Publish with Ashley, and is always learning new and creative ways to advertise.

    Questions? Email forwardsafetytraining@gmail.com

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