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  • Wednesday, March 21, 2007 10:29 AM | Anonymous
    Executive Women International ® (EWI), Chattanooga's premier organization for networking and leadership development recently installed four new representatives.


    Jennifer Urdrian of Enterprise Rent-a-car, Lynda Childress of Luken Holdings, Inc., Maggie Bosch of Dillard's and Debra Gates of Kayser-Roth Corporation were installed at the March meeting.

    EWI is a nonprofit organization of leading business, service and professional companies. It is unique in that the firm is the member, as opposed to the individual. Professional development, much of it at no cost, is available to all employees of member firms. Look at ewichattanooga.org to see if the firm you work for is a member. Membership is by invitation only. For more information please see ewichattanooga.org or phone Carolyn Stringer at 423-757-5641.
  • Wednesday, March 21, 2007 10:28 AM | Anonymous
    Executive Women International ® (EWI), Chattanooga's premier organization for networking and leadership development is meeting at the Walden Club on Tuesday, April 10, 2007 at 5:30 p.m.

    Maury Nicely, an attorney with Miller & Martin PLLC (specializing in labor law and employment litigation) will give a presentation and slide show based on his book, the Chattanooga Walking Tour and Historic Guide.

    Visitors are welcome to attend, but must RSVP prior to April 6 through our website at ewichattanooga.org. The cost, including dinner is $25. All employees of member firms may attend at a cost of $20. (See ewichattanooga.org to see if your company is a member.)

    EWI professional development opportunities range from the comprehensive, proprietary Academy of Leadership series, an annual Leaders Summit for graduates of the Academy program, to an Online Learning Certified Professional Leaders' Program and an online resource with leadership themes, live author book chats, and skill-building Tele-seminars called the Leadership Link. Professional development is cited as the key benefit to individuals.

    With more than 3,000 companies and 3,500 representatives as members EWI is the leading connection for business professionals. The Chattanooga Chapter of EWI was chartered in May 1987 and has more than 45 active member firms, including Miller & Martin, PLLC. For more information please see our chapter website at ewichattanooga.org or phone Carolyn Stringer at 423-757-5641.
  • Saturday, March 17, 2007 10:27 AM | Anonymous
    Executive Women International is bringing its Academy of Leadership on Tour business workshops to Chattanooga on Saturday, March 31.

  • Tuesday, March 06, 2007 8:20 AM | Anonymous
    Denise Reed and Nancy Harrison appear on "This N That" with Don Welch, News Channel 9. EWI and the Academy of Leadership on Tour was promoted.
    This n That

  • Sunday, February 25, 2007 8:20 AM | Anonymous
    Executive Women International will hold an Academy of Leadership on Tour business workshops in Chattanooga on March 31.
    The workshops will be at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga's University Center.

    The workshops are "Professional & Volunteer Leadership: Thinking Like a Genius" with Anna Liotta, "The Power of the Diverse Communicator" with Lori Giovannoni and "Leadership: The Power of Relationships" with Kathleen Gage.

    Each workshop, open to the public and designed for current or future managers, executives, supervisors or anyone who works in a team, will take place from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    For more information or to register, visit www.executivewomen.org or call (801) 355-2800.
  • Tuesday, February 20, 2007 8:18 AM | Anonymous
    The Chattanooga Chapter of Executive Women International (EWI) recently made a contribution to the Jean Bradford Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund. Twenty-one awards have been made since the establishment of this scholarship fund for women. The criteria specifies special consideration be given to displaced homemakers and single mothers. Preference is given to students who have gone through UTC's Center of Community Career Education Educational Opportunity Center.

    Nancy Harrison, president of the chapter and representing the Law Offices of Lloyd Stanley, says, “Executive Women International members raise scholarship funds through our Annual Barnyard Auction and other fund raisers with support from many of Chattanooga's premier businesses. Our members cheer on the recipients every year at our December meeting. Their testimonials regarding the difference we have made in their lives through our donations keep us working year round.”

    EWI was established in 1938 and the Chattanooga Chapter Chartered in 1987 as an association of businesswomen dedicated to personal and professional growth. Chapter members come together for networking, recognition, exchange of information and ideas, leadership and service opportunities. The Chattanooga Chapter is a who's who of leading companies and educational institutions, including The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, with approximately 45 member firms participating in our fund raising efforts.


    Pictured from front left is Nathaniel Pinkard, Director of Development at UTC; Tanya Travis of Miller & Martin PLLC; Margaret Browning of Coca-Cola Bottling Company; Barbara Verhine, administrative coordinator to the UTC Chancellor; Karen Hannifin of Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union; Lori Pruett of FedEx Kinko's; Nancy Harrison of the Law Offices of Lloyd Stanley; and Dr. Roger Brown, UTC Chancellor.
  • Tuesday, February 20, 2007 8:17 AM | Anonymous
    The Chattanooga Chapter of Executive Women International (EWI) including a current student and one alumna from the association present their annual scholarship donation to benefit a female student with financial need at Chattanooga State Technical Community College.

    Nancy Harrison, president of the chapter and current Chattanooga State student, says, “Executive Women International members raise scholarship funds diligently every year with the support from many of Chattanooga's premier businesses. Our scholarship dollars are designated for displaced homemakers or single mothers. Our members applaud the recipients every year at our December meeting. Their stories keep us working year round.”

    “I'm proud this scholarship donation opportunity helps struggling students attend my alma mater. My associate degree from Chattanooga State combined with my bachelor degree have made huge differences in my career and saves my company money on advertising with my recent purchase of The Concierge Level, LLC,” says Denise Reed, current EWI publications director and public relations chairperson.

    Dr. Jim Catanzaro, president of the college, said, “Chattanooga State recognizes how very important the support of distinguished groups such as Executive Women International is to ensuring that deserving students receive their education. This gift truly will transform someone's life.”

    The Chattanooga EWI chapter was chartered in May 1987. The first scholarship at Chattanooga State was awarded in 1997 and continues through the efforts of the members of Executive Women International. The local EWI chapter has more information about its scholarship programs at ewichattanooga.org.

    Over 3,000 companies and 3,500 representatives are members of EWI today in 75 chapters located in major cities in the United States, Canada, and Europe. EWI is the premier organization for networking and leadership development for today's business professionals and their firms.



    Pictured from front left accepting the EWI donation is Dr. Jim Catanzaro, president of the college; from Nancy Harrison, EWI President and legal assistant for the Law Offices of Lloyd Stanley; second row left to right are Margaret R. Browning, administrative assistant, Coca-Cola Bottling Company; and Denise Reed, president of The Concierge Level, LLC; third row left to right are Karen Hannifin, business development manager, Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union; Lori Pruett, account executive, FedEx Kinko's; top is Barbara Morgan, administrative assistant to the president, Chattanooga State. Photo credit goes to Ms. Pat Mallard of Chattanooga State.
  • Friday, February 02, 2007 8:16 AM | Anonymous
    Executive Women International ® (EWI), Chattanooga's premier organization for networking and leadership development is meeting at the Walden Club on Tuesday, March 13 at 11:30 a.m.

    Topics of discussion will include the Academy of Leadership on Tour in Chattanooga on Saturday, March 31. Three all-day leadership training modules (Volunteer Leadership, Power of the Diverse Communicator and Power of Relationships) are being offered to the public in partnership with The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

    EWI professional development opportunities include the 60th annual Leadership Conference (September 27-29 in Houston), an annual Leaders Summit for graduates of the Academy of Leadership (April 26-28 in Philadelphia), online resources and skill-building teleseminars offered in partnership with Dale Carnegie Training. Professional development is cited as a key benefit to individuals.

    EWI is the leading connection for business professionals with more than 3,000 companies and 3,500 representatives. The Chattanooga Chapter of EWI was chartered in May 1987 and has more than 40 active member firms, including the Law Offices of Lloyd Stanley. For more information, or if you'd like to attend the Academy of Leadership or one of our meetings, please see our chapter website at ewichattanooga.org or phone Carolyn Stringer at 423-757-5641.
  • Friday, January 12, 2007 8:15 AM | Anonymous
    Executive Women International's Chattanooga chapter, an organization for networking and leadership development, recently installed three new representatives.
     

    Ellen Allen of Aflac, Elaine Peterson of Fletcher Bright Co. Realtors and Nancy Landreth of Unique Gifts and Promos were all installed at a recent meeting. A news release said EWI's mission is to bring together key individuals from diverse businesses for the purpose of promoting member firms, enhancing personal and professional development and encouraging community involvement. Its philanthropic focus is on scholarships for women at UTC and Chattanooga State. For more information, check out the Web site of the group at ewichattanooga.org or phone Carolyn Stringer at 423-757-5641.
  • Friday, January 12, 2007 8:13 AM | Anonymous
    Executive Women International installed three new representatives locally.
     

    Ellen Allen of Aflac, Elaine Peterson of Fletcher Bright Company, Realtors and Nancy Landreth of Unique Gifts and Promos were all installed at the Jan.9 meeting.

    EWI's mission is to bring together key individuals from diverse businesses for the purpose of promoting Member Firms, enhancing personal and professional development and encouraging community involvement. Their philanthropic focus is on scholarships for women at UTC and Chattanooga State.

    EWI is a nonprofit organization of leading business, service and professional companies. It is unique in that the firm is the member, as opposed to the individual. Membership is by invitation only. For more information visit ewichattanooga.org or phone Carolyn Stringer at (423) 757-5641.

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