Monthly Events

November 2018 Women Owned Nights – Taking Care of Those Around You

Join us for our last official Women Owned Nights/W.O.N. Event of 2018 Taking Care of Those Around You ~  Mental Health Awareness Facilitated by Patty Milligan of Authentic Thoughts, LLC When:      Last Tuesday of the month, November 27th, 2018 Where:    Grassi’s Ristorante | 2811 Bridgeport Way | University Place, WA 98466 Time:       5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Women Owned Nights is a no-host dinner get-together to discuss a topic while sharing ideas over a dinner and a beverage. Everyone is welcome. Free to Members and First Time Guests, $15 for returning guests. A great big THANK YOU to our AWOB Sponsors who allow us to continue to provide educational workshops, networking opportunities and assist in our organizational goals of supporting women-owned businesses in the West Sound a...

November Power Series – Conversation Cafe & Annual Meeting

November Power Series – come for our Annual Conversation Café & Election meeting   AWOB wants to hear from you! Join us for our annual Conversation Cafe. Members are given an opportunity to share ideas for the next year and to provide feedback on how they think 2018 has been. All feedback is used to plan for the upcoming year, so your participation is crucial! Can’t Wait to see you there! Where: Canterwoood Golf and Country Club | 12606 54th Ave NW, Gig Harbor, WA 98332 Time: 5:00- 7:00 p.m. Join us at 5 for our WTW social hour with appetizers and a no-host bar. Program begins at 5:30 p.m. For additional networking, join us after the program for dinner and a beverage – ask about details at check-in Cost: FREE to Members and First Time Guests – $25 for retur...

October Power Series: Better Together Member Mixer at Olalla Winery

Join us for the annual AWOB Better Together Mixer, Held at the Olalla Vinyard and Winery! The Better Together Mixer is a wonderful event for new faces, so be sure to invite a friend! When:  Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 Time:   5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Where:   Olalla Vineyard & Winery | 13176 Olalla Valley Road Southeast, Olalla, Washington 98359 Cost:     FREE to members and First Time Guests; Membership special for joining:  $100 for the first year. Seating is limited so make sure you RSVP A great big THANK YOU to our AWOB Sponsors who allow us to continue to provide educational workshops, networking opportunities and assist in our organizational goals of supporting women-owned businesses in the West Sound and South Sound regions: UBS Financial Services, Inc., Express Employment, Harb...

September 2018 Women Owned Nights

Gratitude as a Growth Strategy Facilitated by Klaudia Conradt of UBS Financial Services, Inc. When: Last Tuesday of the month, September 25th, 2018 Where: Morso’s Restaurant | 9014 Peacock Hill Avenue | Gig Harbor, WA 98332 Time: 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Women Owned Nights is a no-host dinner get together to discuss a topic while sharing ideas over a dinner and a beverage. Everyone is welcome. Free to Members and First Time Guests, $15 for returning guests. A great big THANK YOU to our AWOB Sponsors who allow us to continue to provide educational workshops, networking opportunities and assist in our organizational goals of supporting women-owned businesses in the West Sound and South Sound regions: UBS Financial Services, Inc., Express Employment, Harbor Dog Training, Key Bank, Fi...

August 2018 Power Series – Style Strategies To Master Your Personal Brand

AWOB Presents:  August 2018 Power Series ~ Style Strategies to Master Your Personal Brand Presented by  Lisa Fischer, Owner of Lisa Fischer Styling Lisa Fischer is an Image Stylist, Speaker and owner of Lisa Fischer Styling, an appearance mastery program for women.  Lisa helps individuals up-level their non-verbal communication using color theory, fit and fashion style techniques to create a congruent image.   Many trends have come and gone in the 17 years of Lisa’s professional career, yet one thing remains the same:  You only get one chance to make a first impression. Never be a second best someone else- be the first best You. When:    Wednesday, August 8, 2018 Where:   Canterwood Golf & Country Club |  12606 54th Ave NW, Gig Harbor, WA 98332 Time:     5:00 p.m. Social/happy ho...

July 2018 Women Owned Nights – Mentorship & Mindset

  Join us for our July W.O.N/Women Owned Nights Mentorship & Mindset Facilitated by Patra Model with Arbonne International   When:      Last Tuesday of the month, July 31st, 2018 Where:    Grassi’s Ristorante | 2811 Bridgeport Way | University Place, WA 98466 Time:       5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Women Owned Nights is a no-host dinner get together to discuss a topic while sharing ideas over a dinner and a beverage. Everyone is welcome.   Free to Members and First Time Guests, $15 for returning guests. Thank you to our AWOB Sponsors who allow us to continue to provide educational workshops, networking opportunities and assist in our organizational goals of supporting women-owned businesses in the West Sound and South Sound regions: UBS Financial Services, Inc., Express...

July 2018 Power Series ~ Mutual Mentorship

  This months Power Series is all about Mutual Mentorship: An Interactive Discussion. As we each journey through our careers, we encounter opportunities to mentor. We also seek to surround ourselves with people that can help us grow and develop. At AWOB, our mission is to empower women to achieve higher levels of business success. Much of that success is through the power of mentorship. Join us as we explore what it means to be a mentor and mentee!   Where: Canterwoood Golf and Country Club | 12606 54th Ave NW, Gig Harbor, WA 98332 Time: 5:00- 7:00 p.m. Join us at 5 for our WTW social hour with appetizers and a no-host bar. Program begins at 5:30 p.m. For additional networking, join us after the program for dinner and a beverage – ask about details at check-in Cost: FREE to...

June Women Owned Nights – Prospecting for Business

Join us for our June W.O.N/Women Owned Nights Prospecting for Business Leads Facilitated by Abby Lopez of Abigail’s Vacation Rental Management & Concierge Services   When: Last Tuesday of the month, June 26, 2018 Where: El Pueblito Restaurant | 1948 SE Lund Ave | Port Orchard, WA 98366 Time: 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Women Owned Nights is a no-host dinner get together to discuss a topic while sharing ideas over a dinner and a beverage. Everyone is welcome. Free to Members and First Time Guests, $15 for returning guests. Thank you to our AWOB Sponsors who allow us to continue to provide educational workshops, networking opportunities and assist in our organizational goals of supporting women-owned businesses in the West Sound and South Sound regions: UBS Financial Services,...

June 2018 Power Series ~ Your Vision is Your Brand

This month’s Power Series is all about how clarity of vision builds brand, brings in business and boosts profits. Is your vision clear? Is it BIG enough? Are you leveraging your vision to build your brand and your business? In this mini-workshop you will discover how to focus on your future vision of your business and life in order to: Build a Brand that is uniquely yours – even if you don’t control the company branding. Bring in Business using the vision of your ideal customer and how you serve them. Boost Profits by allowing your vision to guide you to the best decisions and future directions. Presented by Lisa Markman, owner of Jigsaw Solutions. Where: Canterwoood Golf and Country Club | 12606 54th Ave NW, Gig Harbor, WA 98332 Time: 5:00- 7:00 p.m. Join us at 5 for our WTW social ...

May Women Owned Nights ~ Becoming a Competent Communicator

Join us for our May W.O.N/Women Owned Nights Becoming a Competent Communicator Facilitated by Holly Frazier, Bankers Life   When:   Last Tuesday of the month, May 29th, 2018 Where: Morso Restaurant | 9014 Peacock Hill Ave | Gig Harbor WA 98332 Time: 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Women Owned Nights is a no-host dinner get together to discuss a topic while sharing ideas over a dinner and a beverage. Everyone is welcome. Free to Members and First Time Guests, $15 for returning guests. Thank you to our AWOB Sponsors who allow us to continue to provide educational workshops, networking opportunities and assist in our organizational goals of supporting women-owned businesses in the West Sound and South Sound regions: UBS Financial Services, Inc., Express Employment, The Himmer Center, First F...

May 2018 Power Series ~ The Art of Telling Your Story

Featuring:  Dr. Shirley Hansen Do you always walk away from a presentation, whether it is three clients or a room full, feeling you used your time to its best advantage? Do you ever wonder why your presentations don’t yield the expected results? As a professional speaker around the world for many years, Shirley is looking foward to sharing some tips with you. Where: Canterwoood Golf and Country Club | 12606 54th Ave NW, Gig Harbor, WA 98332 Time: 5:00- 7:00 p.m. Join us at 5 for our WTW social hour with appetizers and a no-host bar. Program begins at 5:30 p.m. For additional networking, join us after the program for dinner and a beverage – ask about details at check-in Cost: FREE to Members and First Time Guests – $25 for returning guests. Ask us about becoming an AWOB Me...

April Women Owned Nights/W.O.N. – Putting People First, Start with Yourself

  Join us for our April W.O.N/Women Owned Nights Putting People First – Start with Yourself! Facilitated by Barb Williams – Barbara Williams and Associates When: Last Tuesday, April 24th 2018 Where: Grassi’s Ristorante- 2811 Bridgeport Way W, University Place 98466 Time: 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Women Owned Nights is a no-host dinner get together to discuss a topic while sharing ideas over a dinner and a beverage. Everyone is welcome. Free to Members and First Time Guests, $15 for returning guests. Thank you to our AWOB Sponsors who allow us to continue to provide educational workshops, networking opportunities and assist in our organizational goals of supporting women-owned businesses in the West Sound and South Sound regions: UBS Financial Services, Inc., Expres...