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Member News 2019 Q2

 

Member Cristina Nutter shared these news: Kforce presents CPE Accounting & Auditing Training/Credits.  This training is FREE. At the conclusion of each training, 3 credits will be given to each participant. June 26, 2019. 11:30am – 1:30 pm. | 3470 NW 82 Ave., Ste. 710, Doral, FL 33122. Please RSVP here.


Stop Parenting Alone has a new service!

Check-In Parenting Group: This group is now open to all parents! No matter the age of your child, if you are a parent in need of checking in with your parenting questions, this group is for you. All parents are welcome.  Click HERE and choose the date you would like to attend and purchase your ticket. Tickets are non-refundable. If you cannot make it to the date you purchased, you can attend another date. Call their office to switch over.


Member Farah Sheikh is a recipient of the Get Up Professional Skating Association award. This award honors her for her resilience and Get Up Spirit within the sport of figure skating and in life. The U.S. Figure Skating Association awarded her this award because despite physical limitations, she ended up winning the gold at the 2013 Senior Ladies Figure Skating Collegiate National Championships.


Member Stephanie M. Jones, President & CEO, Cultural Heritage Alliance for Tourism, Inc., successfully produced the well-attended 2nd Annual Synergy Summit for Cultural & Heritage Tourism (CHAT Summit) May 9-11, 2019, during National Travel & Tourism Week at the Signature Grand in Davie, FL. Summit attendees traveled from across the State of Florida, DC, Minnesota, Texas, North Carolina, California, Georgia, Louisiana and as far as Hungary, Belize, Canada, Trinidad and the Philippines to attend what has now become the national forum for cultural heritage tourism. The Summit bolstered a dynamic line-up of local and national speakers, featured an Artists Village and several break-out sessions featuring innovative tourism & hospitality leaders. An awards luncheon honored the “Best of the Best” Tourism Power Players. The top U.S. travel leader, Roger Dow, President & CEO, U.S. Travel Association made time in his busy schedule to attend the CHAT Summit as the Opening Session Keynote Speaker. Our own President, Diane Superville, was one of many who attended the Summit. Stephanie is gearing up for the 3rd CHAT Summit in 2020.


Member Nadja-Timea Scherrer is a partner at plus305, an impact marketing boutique based in Miami, Zurich & Madrid. They recently received the:

Best Agency of 2019 Award and the Best Non-Profit Campaign Award Gold & Silver  from the American Marketing Association for these 2 campaigns:

World AIDS DAY for MTV – watch the Behind the Scenes here


Member Karine Melissa of Karine Melissa Enterprises, Inc., was awarded one of South Florida’s 50 Most Powerful and Influential Black Business Leaders of 2019 in the Sun Sentinel by Legacy Magazine.

She has two events coming up:

  • She’s partnered with Creativ Magazine and Fashion for Charity to produce a charity event at Top Golf Miami Gardens. Art. Swim. Play. will kick off Miami’s popular week of swim events across the town on Sunday, July 7th at 2pm. Tickets are online at www.ArtSwimPlay.com.
  • We Think Loud highlights the power of a woman’s voice. Women are featured on the blog with thousands of viewers sharing what life has taught them thus far. The goal is to empower women all over the world. Submit info quick and easy online at www.wethinkloud.com/befeatured.

Member Dr. Michael Newman shared this article on Stress in the Workplace.

Member Mary Susan Heydemann of Rooted in Reflexology, now features an added plus in her reflexology sessions— to further indulge your senses, they now offer essential oils. Lavender to calm, Peppermint to promote clearer breathing, Frankincense for renewal, Tea Tree for cleansing, Eucalyptus to decrease inflammation… and Others! For further details, contact Mary Susan Heydemann at 954-729-9808


Member Betty Alvarez is proud to announce that she has joined Ark Solvers, an IT company providing IT managed services, as their Office Manager | New Business Relations. She currently works as an events photographer in her own company Betty THE Photographer providing photography services of all kinds in the Tri-County area.


Member Rebecca Storrow, Ph.D. shared these news:

The American Arbitration Association® (AAA®) and the Dade County Bar Association will be co-sponsoring the Arbitration Expertise Training Forum: What the Arbitrator Wants to See and Hear. AAA Arbitrator Oliver Langstadt, Esq. will facilitate the program. This is a free forum.  June 12, 2019 | AAA Miami Office, 100 SE 2nd Street, Suite 2300, Miami, FL 33131 | Register HERE


Member Paty ‘Mariposa’ Hernandez is hosting a Reiki Retreat for Self-Love and Healing. Disconnect from your world and stressors for a few days and enjoy the natural beauty Central Florida has to offer. It’ll be an inclusive retreat so all you have to do is show up, enjoy, and receive. Visit www.mariposasretreats.com for more information and ask Paty about the special gift for WCC members who sign up.

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