WEO's September 2017 Newsletter

01 Sep 2017 6:15 AM | Ronnie Noize (Administrator)

WEO's June 2017 Newsletter

WEO's September Meeting Featuring Liz ForkinBohannon

Awards, Inspiration & More in September!


Hey, we have a fun and full meeting planned for you in September!

Our keynote speaker is Liz Forkin Bohannon (pictured above), who will share her inspirational story of entrepreneurship titled "Using the Principles of Design Thinking to Create Social Impact." Read more about Liz and her company here: Sept 20 2017

The WEO President passes the torch! This meeting marks the final month of service for our current Board. We will hear final thoughts from our retiring president, then we will acknowledge and honor the members who have faithfully served WEO over the past 12 months as volunteers. Next month, we will welcome a new president and Board as we embark on the new WEO year.

Winners will be honored! We will discover which of the wonderful ladies nominated for the 2017 WEO Spirit Award is the winner. Plus, the 2017 winner of the fourth annual Ann Mason President's Award will be revealed. 

Also on the agenda in September: You'll get to hear from spotlight speakers and the centerpiece sponsor. So far these fab promo opportunities are wide open, so it could be YOU in the spotlight! Reserve your space here: Sept 20 2017

This will be a totally sparkly evening, and everyone will get a chance to shine! Bring a contribution for our Pot O'Gold, which is a super fun way to promote your business at the meeting, get a moment in the spotlight, and support our philanthropic programs. Buy tickets for the Pot O' Gold, and your chances of winning the gift you really want are really good--plus your generosity will support WEO's philanthropy. Good on you, gal!

Location check: We're back at the lovely Heathman Lodge this month. Please make a note in your calendar.

RSVP for WEO's September Meeting here

Member alert: Spotlight Speaker and Centerpiece Sponsor opportunities are available in September!

President's Letter: September 2017

WEO President Ronnie Noize's final message as president looks back with fondness, forward with optimism, and at the present with gratitude. Please take a moment to read the President's Letter now.


The annual WEO Spirit Award is our way to recognize WEO women who embody the best of WEO values. These are women we admire, who set a standard of excellence to which we all aspire. We are thrilled to announce the 2017 slate of nominees for the WEO Spirit Award: 

  • Amy Loudenback
  • Angie Sullivan
  • Bethany Arzhanov
  • Debra Wilson
  • Donna Baxter
  • Kara Hileman
  • Laura Harrington
  • Meredith McKell Graff
  • Nicole Douglas
  • Pam Hunter
  • Roni Sasaki
  • Sam Mikel
  • Tammy Leibfarth
  • Terrie Klinski
  • Wendee Dineen

Ladies, thank you all for your support and contributions to WEO. You set a standard of excellence to which we all aspire.

We will honor all nominees and announce the 2017 winner of the WEO Spirit Award at our September meeting.



We are delighted to extend a warm WEO welcome to this new member:

Terry Eccles-Pettet, Imagine Homes Realty, LLC



In recognition of and appreciation for the dedicated WEO Board for their service: 

Veronika Noize, President

Amy Loudenback, Vice President/Programs Chair

Roni Sasaki, Treasurer

Donna Baxter, Secretary

Meredith McKell Graff, Member at Large

Ramona Lupo, Past President

Ann Mason, Past President

Twila Kaye Heiselman, Marketing & Technology Chair

Angie Sullivan, Membership Chair

Please note that September is the final month of the current Board's term of service. Our new WEO Board will be announced this month, and welcomed at our October meeting.

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