The speaker for this hybrid meeting is Megan McNally, Executive Director of The Foundry. She will speak about The Benefits of a Makerspace.
We will feature a “Yankee Swap” – each participant brings a new/unused wrapped gift with a value of $20 and will get to pick another! We will also do a holiday card swap! Drop off a card with a favorite recipe, inspirational words or poem so share good cheer with a NAWBO sister! We will also be holding a non-perishable food drive, to be dropped off with Yankee Swap gifts.
Jennifer Taggart, coach at Parkinson’s Boxing Parkinson’s Boxing in Kenmore, New York is a recent development designed to relieve the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, especially those associated with balance and body movement. After all, a fighter needs the best balance possible. Digital Power hour networking: 5:00 – 6:00 pm Program including speaker: 6:00 – 8:00 pm Members $10 | Guests $15
Opportunities and Benefits of M/WBE Certification Our February speaker is Janique S. Curry, principal and CEO of J.S. Curry & Associates, LLC, a boutique firm offering project management, administrative services, community outreach, grant management, compliance monitoring, and evaluation for a variety of public and private organizations. Janique will speak about the process, opportunities, and benefits of M/WBE certification. Janique assists public sector agencies, municipalities, M/WBE business owners, and non-profit clients with financial, strategic business, economic development, certification and insurance protections. She serves as a corporate and political strategist, creating and executing public awareness campaigns related to policy, social, and economic justice [...]
How to make elected officials hear your voice! DATE: Saturday, February 20, 2021 TIME: 10 – 11:30 a.m. PLACE: Via Zoom TRAINER: Ramona Gallagher, LWVBN Legislative Advocacy Chair and citizen lobbyist Learn or sharpen your skills and you’ll be prepared to lobby state legislators for bills supported by the League this spring. You’ll also learn effective ways to contact elected officials by other means. This workshop is appropriate for anyone who is interested in being a citizen lobbyist. It is free and open to the public. Reservations are required. RSVP by Thursday 18th, 2021, online at www.lwvbn.org, via email to email@example.com, or by calling [...]
Members Only! If you missed our February monthly meeting on Feb 10, you have the opportunity to view the speaker presentation via Instant Replay hosted by Andrea Schillaci, NAWBO Buffalo Niagara president-elect. Registrants will receive a Zoom link prior to the meeting. Please join us! Members Only, $5 to register. You will receive an email invoice after registering.
Virtual roundtable discussion Tuesday, February 23, 2021, 7 p.m. via Zoom PANELISTS: L. Nathan Hare, President and CEO, Community Action Organization of Western New York; BJ Stasio, President, SANYS (Self Advocacy of New York State); and Jennifer Wilson, Deputy Director of LWV of New York State. MODERATOR: Buffalo City Court Judge Lenora Foote-Beavers, former Chair, Diversity Committee, Women’s Bar Association of Western New York IMPORTANT NOTES: Participants can ask questions after the presentation. There will be closed captioning. ASL interpretation will be available upon request. RSVP: Register in advance: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Z0muKXHwRTe3gbDktekRjQ You will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. [...]
Power of No: Reclaiming Your Time and Energy Bonita Owens, a Certified Professional Life Coach, Inspirational speaker, Best Selling Author, and founder of the Amazing Women Network. The mission of AWN is to teach, encourage, and inspire women to be, do, and have all that they are created for. She has found her purpose in helping other women discover their own. A passionate public speaker since she was just 6 years old, she’s had plenty of time to master the Art of Presence. She commands a room with kindness, authenticity and genuine interest. Whether she’s on stage, in a private coaching [...]