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January 22, 2019 Monthly Meeting

Hilton, 5111 Tamiami Trail North

5:15 pm – 5:55 pm Meet & Greet in lobby

6:00 to 7:45 Meeting Program

Come join us for a great presentation

Demographic and Economic Indicators of Collier County: Past, Present, and Future

Presented by Dr. Aysegul Timur

This will be an informative presentation about the growth trend of Collier County as well as demographic and economic trends for past, present, and future.  Come away with useful direction to help you with your business plans and goals for the coming years.

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.

She holds memberships in Southwest Florida FutureMakers Coalition, WorkforceNow Research, Leadership Collier Foundation, Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce – Opportunity Naples and Steering Committee member, Uncommon Friends Foundation, PEAK Group, Seaside Bank Advisory Board, and The Journal of American Academy of Business Editorial Advisory Board. In addition, she is a member of the Southern Economic Association, International Health Economics Association, American Society of Health Economists, Naples Council on World Affairs, APEX Circle – Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce, Lee County Horizon Councils Workforce Committee, and the Southwest Florida Regional Economic Development Alliance.

In her spare time, she enjoys contributing to the community by volunteering with Junior Achievement of SW Florida, Leadership Collier Alumni Association, Southwest Florida Council Boy Scouts of America Alligator District and Collier County Public Schools, and participating in chamber of commerce and other community organizations.

Our featured  Business of the Month members are Stephanie Orlikoff and Jill Dixon

Check out their information at http://abwaneapolitan.org/member-business-of-the-month/


 Soup: Tomato – Basil soup w/ Shaved

Parmesan cheese

Entrée  Grilled Salmon (6 oz.) baby red

potatoes, vegetable medley,

cilantro – pumpkin seed pesto

(Gluten Free)

Dessert:  Key Lime Pie


Soup: Tomato – Basil soup w/ Shaved

Parmesan cheese

Fettuccine Pasta (GF) forest

mushrooms, oven – dried

tomatoes, roasted baby squash,

vegetable reduction (VEGAN,

 Dessert: Fresh Sliced Fruit

ABWA Member  $36 Reserve through our automated system.

ABWA Guest $39  Reserve through our automated system.

Reservation Deadline Friday, January 18, 2019 at NOON.  $5 SURCHARGE for late reservations and no guarantee space will be available.  RESERVE NOW PLEASE

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 .