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  • The Chamber Blog

  • A forum to find Chamber resources, event recaps, articles and guest posts. Got feedback or want to contribute? Email us at thebridge@fmwfchamber.com. Happy reading!
    Tuesday, August 29, 2023
    August Women Connect Recap | Building a New Leadership Model

    August 22, women of the FMWF community gathered at the Avalon Events Center for an afternoon of inspiration with Sarah Smith Warren, Owner and CEO of Soul Space Work, a coaching and consulting space that helps people, organizations and businesses work to align their souls with work and life.

    Hannah Anderson

    Wednesday, August 2, 2023
    July Women Connect Recap | Doing it Scared

    July 25, Melanie Iverson took the Women Connect stage to present Doing it Scared: Overcoming Fear and Building Confidence. Iverson shared her inspiring story of how she went from living her life in fear as a victim of circumstance to living in confidence and strength – taking risks, becoming an advocate for herself and others and becoming the leader she was meant to be.

    Hannah Anderson

    Wednesday, July 5, 2023
    June Women Connect Recap | A Delightful Pairing

    June 27, women of the community gathered at RiverHaven Events Center for an afternoon of inspiration and enlightenment with Megan Lewis, Owner and Cheesemonger at Milk Made, and Megan Bartholomay, Fine Wine Portfolio Specialist for Republic National Distributing Company.

    Hannah Anderson

    Tuesday, May 23, 2023
    Women Connect Recap | The Power of Community with Karla Isley

    Karla Isley, President and CEO of United Way of Cass-Clay, took the stage May 23 to share her secret to success with the Women Connect community, discussing The Power of Community. The Power of Women. Attendees came to connect and learn about the best ways to intentionally build their communities as women through professional networking and shared values. Isley presented The Power of Community. The Power of Women. to teach attendees how to uncover their potential to influence their community, touching on

    Hannah Anderson

    Tuesday, May 2, 2023
    Women Connect recap - Mornings that Matter with Dr. Kerry Petsinger

    As you wake up each morning, how do you start your day? For many of us, we do the usual things – brush our teeth, comb our hair, eat breakfast (if we’re lucky) and rush out the door to make it to work on time during the morning rush. Many working people in our communities are also parents. Add helping a child or children with all of those responsibilities too, along with driving them to school or daycare – it can be a lot to manage.

    Hannah Anderson