Spring has finally Sprung! And this is a season of activity for the Babes. We have the following exciting and networking events planned to bring together our community, our businesses and help grow our economy.
Monday, May 5, 2014 – Monthly Meeting with Rita Smart
Business Babes Society is excited to announce our May’s Guest Speaker of the Month, Rita Smart, Kentucky House Representative, who will speak on the subject, “Make a Positive Difference in the Community as a BLT Leader.” Our monthly meetings are held on the first Monday of each month at 7:00pm (come at 6:30pm to network) at the First Southern Bank, 894 Richmond Plaza. Our meeting exhibitors will be Personal Journey Wellness and Ray Davis Photography. Come, be inspired, network and make new friends.
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 – Joint Chamber Coffee & Networking Meeting
Business Babes Society will be hosting the next Berea Chamber coffee but will include both Berea and Richmond Chambers and their members. It will take place from 8:00 to 9:00am at the First Southern Bank in Richmond. Coffee and a continental breakfast will be served. We are excited to combine these two growing communities for a unique opportunity to network with local businesses, professionals and community leaders. The Babes are working hard to unite our communities with their common goals and vision for Madison County. (BILL: see attached picture for article)
Monday, June 2, 2014 – Business Connect
Business Babes Society will be hosting the next Business Connect, a networking event held twice a year by the Richmond Chamber that includes an informative presentation and time to network with other community entrepreneurs and professionals. There will be food & drinks, door prizes and some fun surprises! It will be held at the EKU Perkins Building from 5:00 to7:00pm. Register at www.richmondchamber.com or call (859) 623-1720; the cost is $5 for members, $10 for non-members, and exhibitor tables are $25 (limited).
TWO EVENTS FOR THE PRICE OF ONE!
Part I: "Ten Free Resources to help Grow your Business"
Becky Naugle,Ph.D., State Director of the Kentucky Small Business Development Center, will be our guest speaker from 5:30-6:00pm. Free is good! While we can't offer free money to grow your business we can offer free tools, tricks, and tips. Come hear about the top ten freebies every business owner should check out. From online resources to data and information, it's free and available if you know where to look.
Part II: "Business Connect" Networking Event
Before and after the workshop, enjoy some great food and connect with other businesses. This is a business networking event and we want you to leave with new or prospective business clients. During this event you will have the opportunity to market your business and build new relationships in our local community. The registration fee also allows you to participate in the digital business card exchange, where you can receive the attendees contact information!
Babes on the Move in April 2014
We are continually applauding the efforts and successes of our Babes and doing what we can as a group to bring awareness to our members and their businesses, which makes us unique from most networking groups. Here are some exciting member news items:
Jordan Hill Farm:
Introducing Jordan Hill Farm’s newest offering: the JHF Jewelry Collection, unique pieces that depict the color, energy, sereneness, and fun of Jordan Hill Farm. Each piece is individually hand-crafted and the only one of its kind. The JHF Jewelry Collection captures the essence and colors of Kentucky’s countryside along with a little flash and pizzazz to provide a special remembrance and a treasure that can be worn on many occasions. Perfect as gifts or a as treat to yourself. Only at Jordan Hill Farm.
Classy & Sassy Upscale Consignments:
They have expanded their bridal department into a new store! Classy & Sassy Consignments and Classy & Sassy Bridal Consignments, a bridal consignment store was opened in April for NEW and “pre-loved” bridal gowns and accessories. (It’s located across from Classy & Sassy Upscale Consignments.) They have more than 200 NEW and “pre-loved” gowns hang waiting for your arrival, as well as, veils, mother-of-the-bride/groom dresses, flower girl dresses and much more. It is located at 830 Eastern-By-Pass Road, INSIDE the Richmond Mall.
Wellness with Katya
Katya Trent, a health coach, is providing the 3-month Weight Loss group program though the Madison County Library (in Richmond). It is FREE for our community. The program starts on May 12. It is focused on weight loss, more energy, less food cravings, and healthy food preparation. Call library for details.