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ACWN Newsletter | April 2009 Special Guest! We had a very special visitor in March, Alberta Wooldridge, of Mary Kay, joined us for lunch. Alberta is one of the founding members of ACWN. This fall our group will be celebrating 20 years. Wow! That’s quite an accomplishment!

All Things Online Our guest speaker for March was Stephanie Farrell, of www.myskinnystory.com. And, the subject was the world wide web. Stephanie shared some valuable email tips with us. How to forward an email to multiple recipients without revealing the addresses, for example. For our businesses, she shared a little bit about email marketing and websites. This is something that she works on with her husband in their advertising business, Questall. Have you ever heard of a “Blog”? Have you ever bought anything online? What is Ebay? Paypal? She shared with us how to find driving directions, and how to search for information online. She also told us about “social networks” like Twitter, Facebook and Myspace. It was fun and there was a lot of group participation. Thanks Stephanie!

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Special Thanks to Our Guests

Will YOU be included in our New Directory??

A lb erta Woo ldridge, Mary K ay

It’s time to renew your membership for 2009 (if you haven’t already). Work has already begun on our 2009 ACWN Directory. This directory is a helpful way to stay in touch. And it’s a GREAT way to advertise your business to a select group. You must be a current member to be included.

Thank You!!! What a Raffle!! THANK YOU!! These generous people brought raffle gifts to our last luncheon:

DIRECTORY DEADLINE MAY 1ST!

Debbie Mathia donated an Easter Flower and an Egg with Bath Goodies Kelly Trottier donated 24 AAUW Quilt Raffle Tickets ($20 value) Anne Frost donated an Easter Box Card, 2 Easter Cards and a Frog Card, all hand made Jeanne Deaver donated Soy Candles Bernie Cramer donated Olive Tray and Stand Sue Allred donated a Creative Memories photo album Martha Perez donated a $25 gift certificate to Jose’s restaurant

The deadline for the print directory is May 1st. If you would like to have an ad, the ad copy must be given to Stephanie Farrell, on or BEFORE May 1st. If you would like to have a new photo, it must be received before May 1st. This is a great time to renew and be included. OR if you know of anyone who is thinking about joining our group, please let them know that they must join BEFORE May 1st and get their info to Stephanie in order to be included in the printed directory.

Save this Date!! April 22nd - ACWN Luncheon Location: Tea Era’s, Main St., Sutter Creek Time: 11:30am

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Because we have both a print directory and an online directory, please fill out the “Directory Questionaire” so that we can be certain to get your listing correct. I am attaching a copy of the questionairre to this newsletter. Please fill it out and mail it in or bring it to the next luncheon. Thanks!

All of the money raised from our raffle goes directly in to the Scholarship Fund!

Name _______________________________________________ Address _____________________________________________

City State Zip__________________________________________ Phone ______________________________________________ Enclosed $___________ for ___________ *Reservation Policy- Send a check AND e-mail or call your reservations to corinnet@iglide.net , 296-2180 (work), 256-3686 (cell) Mail your check to ACWN, P. O. Box 1513, Jackson, CA 95642 *Cut off is Friday April 17th at 5pm!! *Luncheon cost is $16 for all. If no reservation and/or no $$, no food! PLEASE NOTE: No refunds or credits will be given on lunch reservations, so PLEASE, reserve in advance.!

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Amador County Women’s Network is sponsoring a progressive raffle to benefit young women in our community through scholarships for higher education. You do not have to be present to win. The raffle is open to members and non members. Tickets are $5 each and can be purchased at the ACWN monthly luncheon or from an ACWN member. Package #1 “River Cruise and Champagne” Includes: One Night River Boat Cruise, leaving from Sacramento, includes dinner donated by Pat Thurin of Pioneer Travel Champagne donated by Deb Mathia Value $360 WON BY LUELLA FULTON!

Package #2 Package #2 “Home Girl” Includes: $100 Gift Certificate and a personal consultation donated by Sharon Stanley of Details by Design Lamp for your home donated by Marie Wiens of Pine Grove Mercantile Melaleuca Safe, Natural, Cleaning Products for your home donated by Corinne Thorsell Marketing Executive Melaleuca Value over $300

Package #3 “Gold Rush” Includes: Gold Nugget Dangle Earrings donated by Bernie Cramer of Pioneer Travel

Package #4

“Silver Legacy” Includes: Silver Dollar, uncirculated “In Case” 99.9 Silver Value State Quarters for each of the 50 states donated by Bank of Amador Value $300

Package #5 Package #5 “Photography Collection” Includes: Photo Session donated by Steven Farrell Photography Custom Card donated by Anne Frost

All tickets will remain in the drawing for all prizes with the exception of winning tickets which will be removed for future drawings. Drawing dates and winners are announced at the luncheons. For more info, please visit our website: www.acwnonline.org


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ACWN Directory Questionairre fill out and mail to: Stephanie Farrell, P. O. Box 314 Glencoe, CA 95232

Please list your information to be listed in the PRINTED directory: Name: _____________________________________________________________________________________ Business Name: ___________________________________________________________________________ Type of Business: __________________________________________________________________________ Your position: _____________________________________________________________________________ Address: _________________________________________________________________________________ phone number (s) home ______________________________________________________________________________ business _________________________________________________________________________ cell________________________________________________________________________________ Email: ______________________________________________________________________________________ website address: ____________________________________________________________________ Would you like to use your photo in the 2008-2009 directory?: Yes You may provide a photo or please ask Carolyn to take on for you.

No

By providing the information listed above, you are giving ACWN permission to print this information in our Member Directory which will be given out to all of our current members. Would you like to receive more information about advertising in the directory?

Yes

No

Please list your information to be listed in the ONLINE directory: (you may write “same� if information is the same. Please keep in mind that this is for the ONLINE directory and any information that you release will be featured on the ACWN website on the internet) Name: ____________________________________________________________________________________ Business Name: ___________________________________________________________________________ Type of Business: __________________________________________________________________________ Your position: ______________________________________________________________________________ Address: __________________________________________________________________________________ phone number (s) home ______________________________________________________________________ business ___________________________________________________________________ cell ________________________________________________________________________ email:_____________________________________________________________________________ website address:___________________________________________________________________ Would you like to use your photo in the 2008-2009 directory?: Yes You may provide a photo or please ask Carolyn to take on for you.

No

By providing the information listed above, you are giving ACWN permission to print this information in our ONLINE Member Directory which will be a part of our ACWN Website.


ACWN P. O. Box 1512 Jackson CA 95642

Save this Date!! April 22nd is our next ACWN Luncheon 11:30am at Tea Era’s, Main St. Sutter Creek


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