MEGA is ON!

The Business Women’s Mega Mixer (AKA just “MEGA!”) is back and better than ever! After last year’s successful “Female Firsts” theme with the Mega Models representing women who were first in their industry, we decided to kick it up a notch for an even better experience for you. First, we’re wrapping up Women’s History Month with a MEGA Celebration, so it’s now scheduled for Thursday, March 29, 2018 from 5:30 – 8:00 PM. Then, we’ve selected a new theme for this year… “One Woman”… based on the fact that women wear so many hats whether daily, weekly or annually… One woman can do anything! And there are a lot of amazing happenings before and during the event around that theme… and finally, we’re moving BACK to our original venue! The Bahia Hotel and Resort has hosted us for many years. We tried a different venue last  year, but now we’re BACK at Bahia! Now in it’s 9th year, this year’s event will be the biggest and best celebration of Women’s History Month...
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One Woman

How many hats do women wear daily… weekly… monthly??… SOOOOO many! This year’s theme is “One Woman” and we’ll have some amazing happenings surrounding that theme: While you mix and mingle, you can learn about the many women throughout history and today who do so much… not just for work, but daily living, philanthropy, and more; and enjoy a “fashion show” experience at the event around the theme “One...
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Why Be a Part?

“It’s all about connections. Women coming together to celebrate Women’s History Month and to recognize and honor each other for the strides we’ve all made… no matter how big or how small or how great or how simple… the atmosphere is incredible, the energy is amazing and the women are simply awesome,” said one attendee last year, “That’s why I have been to EVERY event since 2010!” You can get involved by attending, exhibiting or becoming a sponsor and no matter how you choose to participate, you will… Mega Mix with 350+ local business women Celebrate Women’s History Month Connect with over 20 professional women’s organizations Meet and find resources with 50+ local female-owned businesses Make new connections and forge new...
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Mega Models Representing Female Firsts

We are so excited to announce our Mega Models for this year’s Business Women’s Mega Mixer! These amazing ladies will interact with you and share “female first” statistics with you in their respective categories. After sharing a stat with you (a great conversation starter, by the way), they’ll stamp your card. Cards are turned into the non-profit of focus for the event (Girlfriends Care, Inc.) and BWMM will make a donation for each card turned in. PLUS, the Mega Models will also “wow” you with a mini on-stage show at 6:30 PM at the event on March 16th. And here they are (alphabetically by first name)…   Science and Technology Alex Cameron Social Media Speaker & Coach Signature Social Marketing Consulting www.signaturesocialconsulting.com Law / Legal Dana Green Attorney The Estate Planning Law Office of Dana L. Green, APC www.DanaGreenLaw.com Military and Law Enforcement Darcy I. Wolfe Ret. Navy Captain and Financial Advisor Edward Jones www.edwardjones.com/darcy-wolfe Healthcare and Medicine Jennifer A. Stewart, DVM Veterinarian Ranch House Veterinary and Rehabilitation Services www.jenniferstewartdvm.com Aviation and Aeronautics Kristin Stewart Pilot and Home Sanctuary Expert Serenity Simplied www.serenitysimplified.com Business Peggy Jucha Solutions Consultant peggy@scott-peggy.com Education Robyn Carlson Carlson Mobile Notary www.carlsonmobilenotary.com Sports Suzanne Stoneall REALTOR® and Keynote Speaker/Workshop Presenter with Be Football Savvy www.suzannestoneallrealtor.com www.befootballsavvy.com Arts and Entertainment Vanessa Banks Interior Designer Decorating Den Interiors www.vanessabanks.decoratingden.com Come celebrate Women’s History Month with us! Get...
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#1 Hits by Female Artists

In keeping with our theme of “Female Firsts” at this year’s event, while you mix, mingle, network and nosh, you’ll not only have the opportunity to interact with the Mega Models, but you’ll also be celebrating Women’s History Month with songs that hit #1 by female artists. What a great conversation starter while you make new connections… “Oooo, I love this song!” GET EVENT TICKETS HERE. Since “Billboard” first began tracking charts in 1940 there have been MANY female artists to take the #1 spot in the weekly countdown charts. DJ MandyMixes will be playing a mix of nothing but songs that hit #1 by female artists! From Aretha Franklin to Rihanna… Here are just a few… From the 40s – “Rum and Coca-Cola”, The Andrew Sisters 50s – “Mr. Sandman”, The Chordettes 60s – “Respect”, Aretha Franklin 70s – “Bad Girls”, Donna Summer 80s – “How Will I Know”, Whitney Houston 90s- “Fantasy”, Mariah Carey And more from each decade… including today’s #1 hits from female artists. Do you have a FAVE female artist that you either you know has a #1 hit or you would like DJ MandyMixes to find out if they do and play for you! REQUEST A SONG HERE!  To read more about the history of “Billboard” click here.  ...
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Who was the first woman to…

As Women’s History Month (March) approaches along with the big Business Women’s Mega Mixer event/celebration coming on the 16th of March, here are a few interesting facts about females firsts, which is also this year’s event theme. Our “Mega Models” will be donned in outfits representing eight different categories and will not only provide you with a little “fashion show” during the event, but they will also engage with event participants to give more “female firsts” statistics! Great conversation starters for networking, mixing, mingling and making new connections! Sports: In May 2003, Annika Sorenstam became the first woman since Babe Zaharias in 1945 to play in a PGA Tour event. Aviation and Aeronautics: Emily Howell Warner became the first permanent woman pilot for a scheduled US passenger airline, when Frontier Airlines agreed in January 1973 to take the bold step of hiring a woman. Law / Legal: In 1869, Arabella Mansfield, at the age of 23, became the first female lawyer in the United States, admitted to the Iowa bar; she made her career as a college educator and administrator. Healthcare and Medicine: The American College of Surgeons admitted one woman in 1913, Florence Duckering. Arts and Entertainment: In 2010, Kathryn Bigelow became the first woman to win Critics’ Choice Award for Best Director for The Hurt Locker. Science and Technology:  In 1965, Sister Mary Kenneth Keller became the first American woman to earn a PhD in Computer Science, which she earned at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Her thesis was titled “Inductive Inference on Computer Generated Patterns.” Business: 1934 –  Lettie Pate Whitehead was the first woman to serve as a director of a major corporation (The Coca-Cola Company!). Military and Law Enforcement: In 1910, the Los Angeles Police Department swore in Alice Wells who became the country’s first policewoman. Education: Juliana Morell, a Spanish woman, became the first woman to earn a doctorate degree – a Law doctorate – and was the first woman to earn ANY type of university degree… the year was 1608. [All stats were compiled from various sources, but primarily Wikipedia] Don’t miss out on the opportunity to get more fun facts about female firsts at the Mega Mixer! Thursday, March 16, 2017, 5:30 – 8 PM, Kona Kai Resort, Shelter Island Tickets are on sale now at the early registration rate of just $30. GET TICKETS (Table Tops are also available… but selling...
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