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  • Friday, January 12, 2007 8:12 AM | Anonymous
    Executive Women International ® (EWI), Chattanooga's premier organization for networking and leadership development recently installed three new representatives.


    Ellen Allen of Aflac, Elaine Peterson of Fletcher Bright Company, Realtors and Nancy Landreth of Unique Gifts and Promos were all installed at the January 9th 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. Our 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 please see our website at ewichattanooga.org or phone Carolyn Stringer at 423-757-5641.
  • Wednesday, January 10, 2007 8:12 AM | Anonymous
    Executive Women International (EWI), an organization for networking and leadership development is meeting at the Walden Club on Feb. 13, at 5:30 p.m.
    Coach Bill Curry will be the featured speaker. In sports, in business, in life, an understanding of what it takes to be a top performer is crucial for success. Coach Curry, as an NFL Super Bowl Champion and an elite college head football coach, has been to the top and will share his understanding of what it takes to get there.

    Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, EWI has more than 75 Chapters located across the United States, Canada and Europe. EWI was founded in 1938 to provide business professionals from diverse industries a forum for promoting their firms, enhancing their personal and professional development and engaging in community activities.

    The Chattanooga Chapter of EWI was chartered in May 1987 and has more than 40 active member firms, including Baylor School. For more information, or to visit a meeting, please see the chapter website at ewichattanooga.org or phone Carolyn Stringer at (423) 757-5641.
  • Thursday, January 04, 2007 8:11 AM | Anonymous
    Executive Women International ® (EWI), Chattanooga's premier organization for networking and leadership development is meeting at the Walden Club on February 13, 2007 at 5:30 p.m.

    Coach Bill Curry will be our featured speaker. In sports, in business, in life, an understanding of what it takes to be a top performer is crucial for success. Bill Curry, as an NFL Super Bowl Champion and an elite college head football coach, has been to the top and will share his understanding of what it takes to get there.

    Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, EWI has more than 75 Chapters located across the United States, Canada and Europe. EWI was founded in 1938 to provide business professionals from diverse industries a forum for promoting their firms, enhancing their personal and professional development and engaging in community activities. Today, 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 40 active member firms, including Baylor School. For more information, or if you'd like to visit our meeting, please see our chapter website at ewichattanooga.org or phone Carolyn Stringer at 423-757-5641.
  • Wednesday, December 13, 2006 8:09 AM | Anonymous
    Executive Women International ® (EWI), Chattanooga's premier organization for networking and leadership development recently installed four new representatives.

    Brenda Waddell of Baylor School, Kathy Sok of Reliable Building Solutions, Inc., Miki Ingram of Pampered Chef and Sheri Callaway of Tastefully Simple were installed at the December meeting.

    Honored at the meeting were the EWI/Jean Bradford scholarship winners Enice Thompson and Sherrell Jordan. Ms. Thompson and Ms. Jordon were accompanied by UTC staff members Nate Pinkard and Cynthia Wallace. Ms. Thompson stated that she “would like to give thanks to God for working through good people to help underprivileged people…achieve their goals.” As the first in her family to graduate from college (she holds an AA degree in small business management from Chattanooga State), Ms. Thompson is working towards a BS in Entrepreneurship at UTC. Ms. Jordan, also a UTC student, gave an extemporaneous speech thanking the chapter members for their support. Not present was the scholarship winner from Chattanooga State, Marlane Buswell, who submitted a letter of gratitude to the chapter.

    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 please see ewichattanooga.org or phone Carolyn Stringer at 423-757-5641.
  • Tuesday, December 12, 2006 8:10 AM | Anonymous
    Executive Women International (EWI), Chattanooga's organization for networking and leadership development has installed four new representatives.
    Brenda Waddell of Baylor School, Kathy Sok of Reliable Building Solutions, Inc., Miki Ingram of Pampered Chef and Sheri Callaway of Tastefully Simple were installed at the December meeting.

    Honored at the meeting were the EWI/Jean Bradford scholarship winners Enice Thompson and Sherrell Jordan. Ms. Thompson and Ms. Jordon were accompanied by UTC staff members Nate Pinkard and Cynthia Wallace.

    Ms. Thompson stated that she "would like to give thanks to God for working through good people to help underprivileged people achieve their goals." As the first in her family to graduate from college (she holds an AA degree in small business management from Chattanooga State), Ms. Thompson is working towards a BS in Entrepreneurship at UTC.

    Ms. Jordan, also a UTC student, gave a speech thanking the chapter members for their support. Not present was the scholarship winner from Chattanooga State, Marlane Buswell, who submitted a letter of gratitude to the chapter.

    EWI is a nonprofit organization of 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 please see ewichattanooga.org or call Carolyn Stringer at (423) 757-5641.
  • Tuesday, December 12, 2006 8:09 AM | Anonymous
    Executive Women International ® (EWI), Chattanooga's premier organization for networking and leadership development is meeting at the Walden Club on Tuesday, January 9, 2007 at 5:30 p.m.

    Topics of discussion will include the Academy of Leadership on Tour, March 31, 2007. Three all-day leadership training modules (Volunteer Leadership, Power of the Diverse Communicator and Power of Relationships) will be offered to the public on the UTC campus.

    We will also be discussing EWI's corporate office strategic planning for the organization. In addition, there will be a special presentation by the Membership Committee with information about how to join EWI.

    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 40 active member firms, including United Way. For more information, or if you'd like to attend one of our meetings, please see our chapter website at ewichattanooga.org or phone Carolyn Stringer at 423-757-5641.
  • Tuesday, December 05, 2006 8:08 AM | Anonymous
    Cynthia Wallace, Project Director for the Educational Opportunity Center at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, and Nate Pinkard, Assistant Director of Development at UTC, will present two of the Jean Bradford Memorial Scholarship winners at the Executive Women International® (EWI) Meeting at United Way of Greater Chattanooga on Dec 12 at 5:30 p.m. In addition, a letter from the Chattanooga State Technical Community College EWI scholarship winner will be read.
    Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Ut., EWI has more than 75 Chapters located across the United States, Canada and Europe. EWI was founded in 1938 to provide business professionals from diverse industries a forum for promoting their firms, enhancing their personal and professional development and engaging in community activities. Today, 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 40 active member firms, including United Way. For more information please see the chapter website at ewichattanooga.org or phone Carolyn Stringer at 423-757-5641.
  • Monday, December 04, 2006 8:07 AM | Anonymous
    Executive Women International ® (EWI), Chattanooga's premier organization for networking and leadership development is meeting at United Way of Greater Chattanooga on December 12, 2006 at 5:30 p.m. The meeting will be catered by Chatt-a-Foodie.

    Cynthia Wallace, Project Director for the Educational Opportunity Center at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, and Nate Pinkard, Assistant Director of Development at UTC, will present two of the Jean Bradford Memorial Scholarship winners. In addition, a letter from the Chattanooga State Technical Community College EWI scholarship winner will be read.

    Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, EWI has more than 75 Chapters located across the United States, Canada and Europe. EWI was founded in 1938 to provide business professionals from diverse industries a forum for promoting their firms, enhancing their personal and professional development and engaging in community activities. Today, 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 40 active member firms, including United Way. For more information please see our chapter website at ewichattanooga.org or phone Carolyn Stringer at 423-757-5641.
  • Monday, November 27, 2006 8:06 AM | Anonymous
    Executive Women International (EWI), an organization for networking and leadership development, has installed three new representatives.

    Mary Ellen Maycann of the Walden Club, Camille Burgin of the American Heart Association, and Carrie Harlin of Southern Adventist University were all installed at the November meeting.

    Other firms which have joined this year include Derryberry Public Relations, represented by Sharon Braden; Enterprise rent-a-car, represented by Jennifer Lagutin; Diversified Companies, LLC, represented by Karen Hanshaw; and The Chattanoogan, represented by Stacy Wheeler. In addition, Beth Pickering joined as an additional representative of Barge, Waggoner, Sumner & Cannon, Inc.

    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. The 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, please see the website at ewichattanooga.org or phone Carolyn Stringer at (423) 757-5641.
  • Monday, November 27, 2006 8:04 AM | Anonymous
    Executive Women International ® (EWI), Chattanooga's premier organization for networking and leadership development recently installed three new representatives.


    Mary Ellen Maycann of the Walden Club, Camille Burgin of the American Heart Association and Carrie Harlin of Southern Adventist University were all installed at the November meeting.

    Other firms which have joined this year include: Derryberry Public Relations, represented by Sharon Braden; Enterprise rent-a-car, represented by Jennifer Lagutin; Diversified Companies, LLC, represented by Karen Hanshaw; and The Chattanoogan, represented by Stacy Wheeler. In addition, Beth Pickering joined as an additional representative of Barge, Waggoner, Sumner & Cannon, Inc.

    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. Our 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 please see our website at ewichattanooga.org or phone Carolyn Stringer at 423-757-5641.

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