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SAVE THE DATES: NAWBO PHOENIX Corporate Partners Chairman Partner Grand Canyon University Presidential Partner National Bank of Arizona Salt River Project Strategic Partner Infusionsoft Executive Partner Border States Electric Kolbe Corp Newtek Orchard Medical Consulting Snell and Wilmer Southwest Gas AZ Tech Finders Wal-Mart Presidential Media Partner Galaxy Consulting Services Gravity Webworks Media 88 Strategic Media Partner Despins Printing & Graphics Independent Talk 1100KFNX Executive Media Partner CITYSun Times Easel Photography In Business Magazine Money Radio 1510 Business Partner AmTrust Bank Bank of Arizona Benjamin Franklin Plumbing Commerce Bank of Arizona Phoenix Country Club Schmeiser Olsen & Watts LLP State Farm Insurance UPS

NAWBO Annual Membership Drive

We don’t have to tell you there’s strength in numbers! Help NAWBO grow our membership during this year’s Annual Membership Drive, which runs through April 30th. There are more than 8 million women entrepreneurs in the U.S. today and every single one of them would benefit from joining NAWBO! New members take $25 off annual dues. In addition to Phoenix Membership privileges (see for the latest), these organizations provide benefits at the national level: American Express OPEN • Sage Payment Solutions • Discount on TurboTax® Products Maui Mastermind Coaching Program • Guardian Disability Income Insurance Berkshire Life Insurance Company of America NAWBO Communications including the NAWBO Focus monthly e-publication, Happening Now weekly e-Alert, SmartBrief (3x-weekly news for women business owners). NAWBO Edition of Braddock’s The Winning Edge: How Government and Corporate Buyers Select a Small Business Supplier UPS® Shipping Discounts • Enterprising Women Magazine PR Newswire’s small business Web ReleasePLUS For more information, contact Membership Director Melissa Debnar, MS, CIE, Keller Williams Legacy One Realty, cell: 480-382-2837 or email:

Upcoming Programs:

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 10:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. The Power of Promotion (and Self-Promotion) Panel Local First AZ Founder Kimber Lanning Orchard Medical Consulting Founder Robin Orchard Wednesday, May 12, 2014 10:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. The Power of Social Media for Your Business Round table experts on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Blogging, LinkedIn

June - Desert Diamonds

SAVE THE DATE – Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia (formerly the Montelucia Resort and Spa) Special Invited Guest Speaker: Dr. Ken Blanchard is a noted author, a prominent speaker and a highly sought-after business consultant. He currently serves as the Chief Spiritual Officer of The Ken Blanchard Companies, an international training and consulting firm he co-founded with his wife, Dr. Margie Blanchard, in 1979 in San Diego, California. Ken Blanchard has authored or co-authored almost forty books, including the best-seller The One Minute Manager, which has sold over 13 million copies and has been translated into more than 37 languages. His most recent book is Leading at a Higher Level, Blanchard on Leadership and Creating High Performance Teams. Ken has also earned numerous awards for his contributions in leadership, management and speaking.

Call for Nominations NAWBO Phoenix Proudly Presents the Annual Desert Diamonds Chapter Recognition Awards It’s that time of year again – the annual nomination and awards selection process is underway for the Phoenix Metro Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO). Our local chapter has a large number of active and engaged members. For information on award categories and nomination for, contact If you meet the criteria, we encourage you to nominate yourself. Qualifications: All nominees must be current members of the NAWBO Phoenix Metro Chapter.

Special thanks to committee member Sara Korn for assistance with writing and editing this supplement.



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