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Women's Business Networking Event: Chippewa Valley's Makerspace

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

The Western Dairyland Women's Business Center is facilitating a business networking event at Club MTC: Chippewa Valley's Makerspace, 128 West River Street, Chippewa Falls, on Wednesday, November 9th at 5:30 pm.Registration is $5 per person at www.SuccessfulBusiness.org. Appetizers and beverages will be provided.

 

Meet local women interested in starting, growing, or expanding a business while participating in a behind-the-scenes tour of Club MTC, led by Dan Green, Community Outreach Coordinator. www.clubmtc.net

www.clubmtc.net

 

Makerspaces combine manufacturing equipment, community, and education for the purposes of enabling community members to design, prototype and create manufactured works that wouldn't be possible to create with the resources available to individuals working alone.    

 

 

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Women's Business Networking Event: Beacon House

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

The Western Dairyland Women's Business Center is facilitating a business networking event at Beacon House at 309 E Lake Street, Eau Claire, WI on Tuesday, December 13th at 5:30pm.  In lieu of the registration fee, attendees may bring a donation of diapers, baby wipes, laundry soap or a bed pillow, which will go directly to families staying at Beacon House.

 

Beacon House, part of the Eau Claire Interfaith Hospitality Network Inc, is a shelter for children and their families that are homeless in the Eau Claire area. Beacon House is at capacity nearly every day. Last year, 43 families from the Eau Claire community received shelter as well as access to a range of additional case management services including assistance with employment needs, rental assistance, emergency food, bus passes and gas vouchers.

 

Meet local women interested in starting, growing, or expanding a business while participating in a behind-the-scenes tour of Beacon House, led by executive director Kelly Christianson. For more information or to register, call (715) 836-7511 ext. 1171, email michelle.wanstead@successfulbusiness.org.

 

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Health and Wellness Roundtable Discussion with Christine Varnavas

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Creator and curator of Chippewa Valley WellFEST Christine Varnavas  will facilitate a roundtable discussion focusing on Health & Wellness Entrepreneurship on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 from noon to 1 pm at I'm Doing Well, 320 Putnam Street, Suite 110, in Eau Claire. Entrepreneurs and aspiring business owners in the business of health & wellness are encouraged to attend. The cost is $15, and lunch will be provided.

Presented by The Western Dairyland Business Centers and Women's Business Center, the purpose of each industry roundtable discussion is to gather entrepreneurs and aspiring business owners in the same field to share their experiences and best practices, network, and collaborate. The next industry roundtable will focus on tourism.

 

There are three ways to register: visit the website www.SuccessfulBusiness.org, call (715) 836-7511, ext. 1171, or stop in at 418 Wisconsin Street, Eau Claire, WI 54703. Because space is limited, pre-registration and payment in advance are required.

 

Christine Varnavas focuses on what she loves: food, fitness, and fun. She teaches yoga, facilitates TRE®, trauma release exercise; and coordinates the Chippewa Valley WellFEST, now in its fourth year. This event brings together like-minded individuals and businesses in our region. She has taught group fitness classes, yoga, spinning, and more for over 30 years. She is a certified Yoga Alliance instructor, a certified TRE® facilitator, and a life time certified spinning instructor. She has an MS in Training and Development, a BS in Marketing Education, and an ADAS in Hospitality Management. Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, she worked at the University of Wisconsin-Stout for 10 years in outreach programming, grant-writing and administering, and event-planning. http://chippewavalleywellfest.org/

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Women's Business Networking Event: Marc-On Shooting

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

The Western Dairyland Women's Business Center is facilitating a business networking event at Marc-On Shooting: Indoor Range, Pro-Shop and Training Center, 4089 124th Street, Chippewa Falls, on Wednesday, January 11th at 5:30 pm. Registration is $5 per person at www.SuccessfulBusiness.org.

 

Meet local women interested in starting, growing, or expanding a business while participating in a behind-the-scenes tour of Marc-On Shooting, led by owner Dan Marcon.

www.marc-onshooting.com

 

Marc-On Shooting is one of the few indoor gun ranges in the Chippewa Valley, including six state of the art tactical and standard lanes up to 25 yards long, professional gunsmithing services, gun rentals and pro-shop. 

 

For more information or to register, call (715) 836-7511 ext. 1171, or email Michelle Wanstead atmichelle.wanstead@successfulbusiness.org.

 

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