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Jan
23
Tue
January 2018 Chapter Meeting @ Hilton Naples
Jan 23 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

ABWA Neapolitan Chapter Meeting

The Calm After The Storm: How CCSO’s social media brought our community together after Hurricane Irma

January 23rd

Hilton Naples

5111 Tamiami Trail N Naples, FL 34103

5:30 – 6:00 Registration & Networking  

6:00 pm  – 7:30 p.m. Meeting Called to Order and Dinner is served

 CCSO Chief Stephanie Spell

Chief Stephanie Spell heads the Community Engagement Department within the Collier County Sheriff’s Office.  As a member of Sheriff Kevin Rambosk’s executive command staff, she provides leadership for several law enforcement bureaus, including Public Information and Media Relations, Crime Prevention, Planning and Research, Victim Advocate, Senior Services, Minority Affairs and Volunteers.
 Chief Spell earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Safety Management and a Master’s Degree in Administration.  She has been with the Collier County Sheriff’s Office since 1987. In addition,  she is an adjunct professor at Barry University and currently serves on the board of directors of Collier Child Care Resources, Inc., Leadership Collier Foundation, and the League of Courageous Women and as president of the board of directors of Youth Haven.
Chief Spell also serves on the Grievance Committee of The Florida Bar and is a graduate of  the FBI National Academy’s Florida Executive Development Seminar, Leadership Collier and Leadership Florida.  Chief Spell is the co-author of the book “The People’s Commissioner Donna Fiala” (The Seymour Agency, 2017) and she was also named as one of the 2013 Women of Power by Florida Weekly. Chief Spell is an accomplished outdoorswoman who enjoys fly fishing, skeet shooting and adventure travel.

 

 Menu

Blackened fillet of Salmon [7 oz.], lemon-scented Jasmine rice, baby bok choy, coconut milk sauce

Desert: Carrot Cake

Vegetarian & Gluten Free Option

RATATOUILLE

~Season vegetables ratatouille with cauliflower rice and fire roasted red pepper coulis ( vegan, vegetarian and gluten free )

~Ratatouille: shaved zucchini, yellow squash, eggplant , tomatoes, fresh herbs, olive oil

~Coulis: charred red peppers, sautéed onion, garlic vegetable reduction

~Rice: cauliflower grated fine, onions, olive oil

 

ABWA Member Pricing: $33.00 Reserve through our automated system.

Non-member Pricing: $38.00 Reserve through our automated system.

If you run into any problems with the reservation system or have questions, please contact Nina Christensen at 239-580-7306 </span  “>laninta [at] comcast [dot] net .

Reservation Deadline Friday, January 19th at Noon. 

Feb
15
Thu
February Open House @ Business Dynamix Solutions,LLC
Feb 15 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Feb
26
Mon
February 2018 Chapter Meeting @ Hilton Naples
Feb 26 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm


ABWA Neapolitan Chapter Meeting

February Chapter Meeting

February 26th, 2018

Hilton Naples

5111 Tamiami Trail N Naples, FL 34103

5:30 – 6:00 Registration & Networking  

6:00 pm  – 7:30 p.m. Meeting Called to Order and Dinner is served

 

Mayor Bill Barnett- Naples Past, Present and Future

Mayor Barnett, affectionately known as “Mayor Bill”, is a 44 year resident of the City of Naples. His political career spans over 33 years, and he is currently serving his fourth term as Mayor.  He is married to his lovely wife Chris, and together they have five children and eight grandchildren.

Menu

Herb-crusted chicken breast, macaroni-gorgonzola gratin, seasonal vegetables, Pomodoro sauce

Desert

Raspberry Cheesecake

Vegetarian & Gluten Free Option

~ Fettuccine with roasted Parisian vegetables and fresh herb , walnut pesto ( vegetarian and gluten free )

~ Mellon ball zucchini and yellow squash, roasted grape tomatoes, carrots, pesto, roasted walnuts, parsley, basil thyme, garlic, olive oil, fresh juice and zest

 

ABWA Member Pricing: $33.00 Reserve through our automated system.

Non-member Pricing: $38.00 Reserve through our automated system.

If you run into any problems with the reservation system or have questions, please contact Nina Christensen at 239-580-7306 </span  “>laninta [at] comcast [dot] net .

Reservation Deadline Friday,February 23rd at Noon. 

Mar
27
Tue
March Chapter Meeting @ Hilton Naples
Mar 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

ABWA Neapolitan March Chapter Meeting

Concept to Market – Business Model Canvas

Presented by  Shelly Aristizabal

March 27th, 2018

Hilton Naples

5111 Tamiami Trail N Naples, FL 34103

5:30 – 6:00 Registration & Networking  

6:00 pm  – 7:30 p.m. Meeting Called to Order and Dinner is served

 Shelly Aristizabal describes herself as a multi-passionate entrepreneur. Her goal is to add more value to your world than you ever dreamed possible by giving you tools and strategies that you can immediately use to improve your business and life.

Shelly believe that you must bring your whole self to the business table if you want to thrive in today’s market. That includes your personality, your spirituality and most importantly your sense of adventure. She also believes that marketing is THE greatest money-making and world- changing skill on the planet. And everyone — from mom-entrepreneurs to artists, corporate creatives to non-profit professionals — needs to master it.

Shelly is an innovative life-long entrepreneur, business consultant, author, speaker and now inventor. After experiencing God’s miracle allowing her to recover from a near fatal brain hemorrhage, is when Shelly refocused her purpose and passion to encourage and empower  women and business owners to create a sustainable brand and hugely successful business!

She has a true passion to assist others to design and pursue the life of their dreams. You can find inspiration and motivation through her blogs at ShellyAristizabal.com andilystyles.com and in her book. “This Is Your Year…To Design and Live the Life of Your Dreams!

Menu

Baked Atlantic Cod, Lemon Herb Butter, Wild Rice Blend, Steamed Seasonal Vegetables

Desert

Red Velvet Cake

Vegetarian & Gluten Free Option

SWEETCORN RISOTTO

~ Sweetcorn risotto, roasted baby  vegetables, wild mushrooms, arugula ( rockets ), and Parmesan cheese(vegetarian)

 

 

ABWA Member Pricing: $33.00 Reserve through our automated system.

Non-member Pricing: $38.00 Reserve through our automated system.

If you run into any problems with the reservation system or have questions, please contact Nina Christensen at 239-580-7306 </span  “>laninta [at] comcast [dot] net .

Reservation Deadline Friday,March 23rd at Noon. 

 

Apr
4
Wed
ABWA Neapolitan Reception @ UUCGN
Apr 4 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
May
9
Wed
May Open House @ Wood 'N' Rugs
May 9 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Jun
26
Tue
June Chapter Meeting @ Hilton Naples
Jun 26 @ 5:15 pm – 7:30 pm

ABWA Neapolitan June Chapter Meeting

Accounting and Finance Tips for the  Small Business

Presented by  Ann Kohler

June 26th , 2018

Hilton Naples

5111 Tamiami Trail N Naples, FL 34103

5:15 – 5:55  Meet and Greet  

6:00 pm  – 7:30 p.m. Meeting Called to Order and Dinner is served

Ann Kohler, Small Business Specialist

With her deep expertise in cloud-based technology, Ann Kohler helps clients adopt new technologies and employ software to their fullest potential. She helps clients understand data and financial statements to make thoughtful business decisions. 

Moreover, Ann is a QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor and instructs businesses on how to leverage the accounting software to efficiently analyze business performance and compile financial data reports. 

She works with clients across a variety of industries, including real estate, healthcare, entertainment and trading companies. 

Before joining Kaufman Rossin in 2016, Ann served as a controller for a Dallas-based technology company where she oversaw accountants and leveraged cloud-based software to enhance communication efforts and business processes.

Formerly, Ann volunteered as a teacher with Junior Achievement where she helped sharpen young students’ financial literary skills.

She earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Florida Atlantic University and a bachelor’s degree in business management from Barry University.

239.302.4285 | akohler [at] kaufmanrossin [dot] com

 

 

 

Menu

Bronzed breast of chicken over fettuccini with traditional carbora sauce of cream,                                                                                                                          pancetta, peas & parmesan cheese

Dessert

Carrot Cake

 

Vegetarian & Gluten Free Option

Sweetcorn Risotto

 Sweetcorn risotto, roasted baby  vegetables, wild mushrooms, arugula ( rockets ), and Parmesan cheese (vegetarian)

 

 

 

ABWA Member Pricing: $33.00 Reserve through our automated system.

Non-member Pricing: $38.00 Reserve through our automated system.

If you run into any problems with the reservation system or have questions, please contact Nina Christensen at 239-580-7306 </span  “>laninta [at] comcast [dot] net .

Reservation Deadline Friday, June 22nd  at Noon. 

 

 

Jul
24
Tue
July Monthly Meeting @ Hilton Naples
Jul 24 @ 5:15 pm – 7:45 pm

ABWA Neapolitan July Chapter Meeting

All ABWA Members, Friends, Family and Co-Workers are invited to attend

It’s a party….so invite your friends, spouses, family and co-workers for a delicious dinner and  fun evening of celebration!

THEME: Celebration of our members –  THE POWER OF YOU!

Annual Installation & Awards Banquet

We will install our new 2018-2019 Executive Board and Belinda has some special Awards to give out!

July 24th , 2018

Hilton Naples

5111 Tamiami Trail N Naples, FL 34103

5:15 – 5:55  Meet and Greet  

6:00 pm  – 7:30 p.m. Meeting Called to Order and Ceremony begins! 

We are delighted to have Dr. Aysegul Timur  officiating at our Installation.  Dr. Timur is Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs & Dean, Johnson School of Business, Hodges University.

Dr. Aysegul Timur joined Hodges University in 2000, and she currently serves as the senior vice president of academic affairs and dean of the Johnson School of Business. Dedicated to educating aspiring business professionals, her areas of expertise include business policy and organizational development, quality control, statistics for strategic planning, health, and international economics.

Her career at Hodges has included serving in a variety of positions, including full professor of economics. She was promoted to senior vice president of academic affairs in 2017.

Menu

Salad: Baby Spinach, Goat Cheese, candied Walnuts, and Grape Tomatoes with Raspberry Vinaigrette OR warm Bacon Dressing

Miso Grilled Flank Steak with roasted potato and vegetables

Dessert

Chocolate Decadence Cake

Vegetarian & Gluten Free Option

Zucchini Ribbon Nest with grilled seasonal vegetables tossed with gremolata vinaigrette, pistou sauce (Veg, Vegan, & GF)

Dessert

Fruit Plate

* ABWA Member and Guest Pricing: $40.00 Reserve through our automated system.

* ABWA Member and Guest Vegetarian Pricing: $33.00 Reserve through our automated system.

PLEASE NOTE INSTRUCTIONS BELOW for reservations this month…

ABWA Member ONLY– Beef meal or Veg/Vegan/GL selection,  select meal choice to display with pull down (password needed)

ABWA Guest ONLY – Beef Meal choice or Veg/vegan/GL selection select meal choice to display with pull down (no password is necessary)

If you run into any problems with the reservation system or have questions, please contact Nina Christensen at 239-580-7306 </span  “>laninta [at] comcast [dot] net .

Reservation Deadline Friday, July 20th at NOON.  $5 SURCHARGE for late reservations and no guarantee space will be available.  RESERVE NOW PLEASE

 

 


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