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Meeting Information

Fourth Tuesday of Every Month
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Registration is $28.00 for Members and $30.00 for Guests
The Eau Gallie Yacht Club
100 Datura Drive
Indian Harbour Beach, FL

Please take a look at our Membership Recruitment Brochure and discover all the benefits of a membership in our organization!

ABWA Mission Statement

The mission of the American Business Women's Association is to bring together businesswomen of diverse occupations and to provide opportunities for them to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally through leadership, education, networking support and national recognition.

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Contact Information

ABWA Oceanside Charter Chapter
P.O. Box 360151
Melbourne, FL 32936
Anita Carbone
Membership Chair

Welcome to The ABWA Oceanside Charter Chapter


Oceanside Charter Chapter
Dinner Meeting
April 22, 2014

Featured Speaker
Ms. Linda Meeuwenberg

Communication: Making It Work for You and Your Business!

Communication is one of the most basic skills in human relationships and a skill very few spend time developing.  Find out if your communication style is working for you to your best advantage!  Learn how email, social media, and instant messaging have changed our communication and how this impacts our relationships.  Linda's skill-based presentation will highlight the role of behavioral and listening styles, empathy, assertiveness and attitude.  Come enjoy this fast paced, interactive program and learn how you can immediately enrich your relationships and reduce stress in interpersonal relationships!

Linda Meeuwenberg is an internationally recognized speaker, best-selling author and columnist.  As founder and CEO of Professional Development Association, Inc., she has led hundreds of personal empowerment seminars.  As an author, she is is featured in Stepping Stones to Success, a highly successful book series, which also features best-selling authors Deepak Chopra (The Power of Purpose) and Jack Canfield (Chicken Soup for the Soul).  These and other authors and speakers each offer time-tested strategies for success in frank and intimate interviews. Linda is a contributing author in Overcoming Mediocrity, a collection of stories from dynamic women who have created their own lives of significance. A frequent contributor to magazines and trade journals, she recently finished a manuscript for her third collaborative book, How to Pilot When We Were Taught to be Stewardesses.  All proceeds will support the scholarship fund for the Women's Executive Council of Orlando.

Linda holds the rank of Professor Emeritus, Ferris State University in Michigan.  As an active volunteer, she now enjoys her life on the beaches in Brevard County, and was recently appointed to the Friends of Space Coast Volunteers in Medicine.  She has received two national awards for her volunteer projects and has received awards as an educator.

Meal Selections:

House Salad

Meat: Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Tarragon-Mustard Cream and Parsley Roasted Potato Rounds  

Seafood: Peppered Tuna with Feta, Spinach, Sun-Dried Tomato, Lemon Butter, Yellow Saffron Rice

Vegetarian: Pasta Primavera with Fresh Vegetables in Season, Sautéed in White Wine and Olive Oil

Key Lime Pie
Meal Includes rolls and butter, coffee or tea.

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Oceanside welcomes our new members so far in 2014!

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