Issue XI

June 2017

Recap of Events 

May 31: Bring a Friend breakfast - host Julie Silverman. 

7 EPWNG members and 8 guests attended the bring a friend Breakfast at Associated Agencies, Julie Silverman's office in Rolling Meadows. Over breakfast treats,  everyone networked and found synergies in their businesses.  The vibe was enjoyable and high energy, and the time flew by. Julie would like to thank Randi Blume for helping coordinate, and Lisa Kaplin for Board support.

June 7: Bring A Friend Event Devon's on 22nd Street in Oakbrook Terrace - host Katie Clancy

The Western Suburbs' Bring a Friend event was held at Devon Seafood and Steak in Oakbrook on June 7, hosted by Katie Clancy, Special Needs Planning Attorney.

20 energetic women shared drinks, delicious appetizers and networked - including 8 EPWNG members and 12 guests. 

Katie thanks Debbie Hopkins, Barb Yong and Robin for helping with all the details.  Devon served as a great venue, providing several complimentary appetizers, a comfortable and beautiful room, plenty of seating and easy parking. We highly recommend the restaurant for business or pleasure!

Upcoming Events

June 23: Please join EPWNG for a luncheon with Lauren Streicher, an Associate Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern University's medical school and the Medical Director of the Northwestern Medicine Center for Sexual Medicine and Menopause.
Lauren will speak to EPWNG members about "What's Up Down There: An Overview of Female Sexual Health". As an expert in the field of women's sexual health, Lauren shows women how to fix whatever is broken "down there." She explains what a woman needs to know about her body, her lifestyle, her relationships, and how it all connects to a satisfying sex life. 

Lauren has mastered the art of sharing important, practical information in a very entertaining and comfortable way. She will answer questions that many women are reluctant to ask. You will be both informed and entertained.

When:  Friday, June 23rd, 2017
Where:  East Bank Club 
Time:  11:30-1:30 p.m.
Cost: $40/person (Platinum and Premier members may use their $25 speaker credit) 
Validated parking is available for $5.75 (for 4 hours)
Registration Now! CLICK HERE

June 28:  Bring a Friend Lunch - host Gloria Block at Hoffenberg & Block in Chicago, 12:00p.m. - 1:30 p.m. This event is for EPWNG members with guests ONLY. CLICK HERE to RSVP.

July 19: Happy Hour at Bobby's Deerfield, 5p.m.-7p.m. Planned by Julie Silverman. Details to come in invitation next week. CLICK HERE to RSVP.

July 28: Golf Outing at Sydney R. Marovitz Golf Course in Chicago. Arrival at 1p.m. with first tee time at 2:20p.m. There are a limited number of spots so sign up early. After golf we will gather for dinner at Pizza Rustica Bistro & Bar. If you don't golf feel free to join for us dinner. Planned by Barb Yong. CLICK HERE to RSVP for golf and/or dinner.

August 28: Perfomance by Pentatonix at Ravinia. Concert and dinner on the lawn. Gates open at 5p.m. and concert begins at 7:30p.m. We have a limited number of lawn tickets reserved. Planned by Barb Yong. More information and the link to registration coming soon.

September 26: Burberry cocktail and networking event, at 633 N. Michigan Ave, 5:30p.m.-7:30p.m. Proceeds from this event will go to the Amy Krouse Rosenthal Yellow Umbrella Foundation. Event planned by Mary Beth Velzy. More information to come.


Upcoming Events

June 23rd - Dr. Lauren Streicher Speaker Event at East Bank Club.

June 28th - Bring a Friend Lunch - Hosted by Gloria Block

July 19th - Happy Hour at Bobby's Deerfield. 

July 28th - Golf Outing at Sydney R. Marovitz Golf Course.

August 28th - Evening at Ravinia to listen to Pentatonix.

September 26th - Burberry Chicago Event. 


Our New Northwest Branch is Open! The next meeting is June 21st.  If you know anyone who would be interested in our new branch please invite them to a meeting or direct them to "Attend a Meeting" on




Newsletter Committee:
Bonnie Shay
Kelly Luchtman



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