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Connect, Learn, & Grow

It is the mission of the Women's Business Bridge to
Connect, Learn, & Grow in everything we do! 
We encourage YOU to strive for that too! 

Make it a GOAL to accomplish these 3 things this month:

1. Set up a coffee or lunch date with someone you would like to get to know better!  Seek out someone NEW to Connect with!

2. Plan to Attend every monthly meeting and BRING a Guest! - So much to Learn from our speakers and each other!

3. Find other WBB members who can be Referral Partners for you! Grow your brand/business through other's word of mouth!


Not yet a WBB member??  Don't Delay in getting your membership started so you can enjoy a full year of Benefits!  We encourage you to ask other WBB members what benefits them the most! 

WBB wants to be a part of your success in 2019!  
Read on to learn about many of the Member Benefits & More!

"Never doubt that a small group of committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has."
- Margaret Mead

Going forward, you will see your WBB billing come from the Stillwater Chamber for your membership and event fees.

With the increased growth of the WBB program, and being a program of the Chamber, we are taking advantage of the tools and resources the Chamber has, to manage our database and
application process.
The WBB Leadership Board will continue to coordinate the WBB program and events and enhancements to your membership! Exciting times at WBB!
Many of you have received your annual RENEWAL notice by email! 
Don't delay renewing!

Please NOTE the new process of completing
THIS application to ensure that we have the most up to date information about YOU, to contact you and populate our NEW online Member Directory!
Call Stacie with ?s, 439-4001
Check it out! WBB has a NEW & Improved Website that has been integrated with in the Stillwater Chamber's website!  Added features & benefits...including a more user-friendly Member Directory!

Take a look!

Welcome the newest members of WBB!
Get to know them and make a connection!

Ashley Reynolds, LegalShield
Joey Duran, Symmetry Aesthetics

 

SHOUT OUT to recently renewed Members:
Amanda Lathrop, Lead Sheep Productions
Annette Sallman, Stillwater Area Public Schools
Diane Donley, A Better Way Home
Jen Rogness, Neora
Trish Sisson, Stillwater Motors

As part of our initiative to elevate WBB as we grow, earlier this year we started the process to find 2 community organizations that we could partner with and support. You nominated, the Community Outreach Committee recommended, and the Board approved these amazing organizations. 

Safe Haven Foster Shoppe:  Safe Haven Foster Shoppe is a non-profit organization that provides essentials to children in foster care primarily north and east of the Twin Cities and Western Wisconsin WI (Polk and St. Croix counties).  Safe Haven Foster Shoppe’s goal is to provide placement items for foster children and alleviate the financial burden on foster homes by soliciting, collecting, and packaging placement packs for distribution through a network of county agencies and directly with foster homes.  

Women UNITED, is an affiliate program of the United Way of Washington County East. This program works with partnering agencies including: Valley Outreach, Tubman, Solid Ground and St. Andrew’s Resource Center, to provide support to low-income, single mothers and parents in need. Since 2016, the United Way has been able to award 8 scholarships. This is an exciting time for Women United. The leaders are looking for a community of women that can help shape this program and have a real impact. 

If you have any questions about our Community Outreach efforts, please feel free to contact Holly Corbid, WBB Community Outreach Coordinator or one of the other Committee members (Sommer Spector Angstman, Laura Bracklein, Sheila-Marie Untiedt).

There will be much more to come. Thank you for your future support!
Join us for a Packing Event
to support the Women's Business Bridge Community Outreach partner Safe Haven Foster Shoppe, along with a WBB Networking Happy Hour.

Thursday, November 14th from
5 - 7 p.m. at the Kristina Lynn Photography and Design Studio.
Connect.
Connection Coffees are a great way to get to know 5 other WBB members in an informal and fun round table format over coffee. Share information about your business and exchange referrals and business cards. 
Cost is $5 plus the cost of your coffee. Available to WBB Members, as a Member Benefit!

OPEN SEATS!
Thurs, Nov 21 at Mon Petit
Fri, Dec 6 at Lake Elmo Coffee
EMAIL DEB to grab a Spot!

Connection Lunches are another effective way to meet 5 other WBB members in an informal and fun format over lunch. Share information about your business and exchange referrals and business cards. 
Cost is $5 plus the cost of your lunch. Available to WBB Members, a Member Benefit!


OPEN SEATS!
Wed, Dec 4 at Tin Bins

EMAIL DEB to grab a Spot!
Learn.

Our favorite Friday of the month! This month, we Connected with some great table talk, Learned from Deb Brown how to effectively follow up and reach out to clients, and Grew our connections!

Member Spotlight:  Shawn Vougeot, Beautycounter
Speaker Sponsor: Pamela Brown, Budget Blinds of Stillwater/Lake Elmo
Bizzy Bees: Annette Stauffer, Color Street; Deb Eliason, Premier Designs Jewelry; Linda Burandt, Linda Burandt, LLC; Sandy Mondor, PartyLite
JOIN US on December 13th 
for our next monthly WBB meeting 

to Connect. Learn. & Grow....and celebrate the Holidays!!

RSVP Here!
Our December meeting will be Festive & Fun as we Jingle & Mingle! Enjoy a delicious brunch while you get to know others, laugh and share memories & successes of the past year.


Please bring a WRAPPED $5 Ornament to exchange!

We are thrilled to support the Good Samaritan’s Holiday Senior Shopping Day as our annual Holiday Service Project!

For the past 6 years, in a combined effort, WBB has gone above and beyond to make the holidays brighter for the residents at the Good Samaritan Society Stillwater who shop for their families with the items that are donated from WBB!

USE THIS SHOPPING LIST! 
Monetary and UNWRAPPED Gift donations will be collected at the December 13th holiday meeting.

   

Grow.
Grow your business by offering a Deal to your fellow WBB members!
The WBB website features monthly Member to Member deals as another benefit to your membership.  Member Deals allow you make a special offer on your product or service.


EMAIL Stacie to add YOUR Member Deal!
What's Buzzin' with WBB Members!  

WBB QueenBee!
Each month we highlight a QueenBee, a WBB member that has some exceptionally great Business Buzz to share!

 
This month we feature:
WBB members as a Whole, in honor of Small Business Saturday this
November 30th!

Shop Small with WBB members who think BIG!
Deb Eliason, Premier Designs Jewelry
Mark your calendar and plan to come to WATERMARKet this Saturday from 9-3 at the Watermark Church Hub 5805 Osgood Street. Money raised goes to an organization that rescues girls from sex trafficking. Find out more about that ministry. I’ll be there with deals on my Premier Designs jewelry!
To find it online,Visit my Website!
Contact me to help you create the perfect piece! Deb @ 218-310-2684
Pamela Brown, Budget Blinds of Stillwater/Lake Elmo
Brighten Up Your Home for the Holidays! The holiday season is fast approaching and with all the entertaining and visitors that this wonderful time of year brings, it's time to start thinking about beautifying your space. Let me brighten up your holiday season, with new window treatments, 35% off & free cordless upgrades on everything!
Happy holidays from our home to yours,
Pamela Brown, Owner & Designer at Budget Blinds of Stillwater/Lake Elmo

Schedule your FREE in-home consultation today, 651-351-7620; Email Pam!
Visit her Website!
Kim Zahradka, Norwex
Santa Loves Norwex too! Get your home sparkling clean for the holidays AND have more time for Hallmark movies and relaxing. Christmas gifts made easy too! This can be your life when you insert Norwex! Let me show you an easier, faster, more effective (and safe) way to clean, take care of your skin and cross a few items off your shopping list. Text me or shoot me message on Facebook for more info!
Now scheduling "My Favorite Things" Parties for December....
earn your products for FREE!
 

Kim Zahradka 651-210-4989; Visit my Website and Like me on Facebook!
Autumn Enloe, Autumn Enloe Nutrition
Autumn Enloe Nutrition has partnered up with Summit Pilates & Training in White Bear Lake to offer nutrition coaching AND personal training in one package! A great way to stay on track during the holidays! 

This offer is at a 50% discount and is only available until November 15th. 
Contact Autumn 
here to sign up!
Shawn Vougeot, Beautycounter
Get a FREE Beautycounter Overnight Resurfacing Peel ($63 value) when you purchase $50+ products and Band of Beauty Membership ($29)!
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Shop Here<<< BONUS ! If your product total is $100+ (pre-tax, and not including BOB), I will reimburse you $29 for your BOB Membership!
Band of Beauty Annual Membership Benefits:
* 10% Product Credit on next order
* Free Shipping on $100+ orders
* Special BOB Member Offers
Qs? Email Shawn Vougeot at 
shawnvouge@gmail.com
Thank you deeply for supporting my mission to empower women!!
Chelsea Lund, Go To Gal/
Go To Rentals

Go To Rentals and Party On Stillwater is excited to announce they are combining together and will be under the name "Party On St Croix"!
Watch for our new logo and new website to be launched.

Thanks to everyone who has supported us during this exciting transition!
Marsha Anderson,
Shasha Interiors
FREE 30 Minutes with Purchase! Have you been on the fence about starting a new interior project in your home? 
My team and I want to give WBB members a complimentary 30-minutes of designer time with the purchase of one hour to help you get started and give you a plan. 
Make the call today so we can get you scheduled. 651-470-7724
Kristina Marshall, Kristina Lynn Photography & Design
Come join us for our annual Holiday Mini Sessions at Kristina Lynn Photography & Design. This year we have two wonderful organizations we are partnering with to raise money for: Coco's Heart Dog Rescue and United Way of Washington County East. 
ONLY $59 and includes:
• 10-15 minute session on the holiday set (pictured above)
• (2) 5x7 prints of your favorite poses
• Access to special print packages
• $10 donation to that day’s partner organization
Saturday, November 16  and Friday, November 29
PARTNER:  Coco’s Heart Rescue
Saturday, November 30 and Saturday, December 7
PARTNER: United Way Washington County East
APPOINTMENTS REQUIRED!
REQUEST YOUR APPOINTMENT TODAY!
Mary Jackson, Marriage Encounter
Great Marriages Don’t Just Happen, Couples Create Them! Let us help you create the marriage of your dreams! Register for the Dec 8th & 9th Marriage Encounter. For more information or to register please visit www.marriages.org OR CALL 651.454.3238 - Mention this ad and get $50 off your registration fee. Mount Olivet Conference Center in Farmington.
WBB Testimony!

"WBB monthly meetings are a room full of lifelong friends!!"

A wonderful testimony from one of our WBB members.
The Women's Business Bridge is all about Connecting you with 
like-minded women in business, and inspiring you through Learning to ultimately Grow your business and personal self!

We have a ball at our meetings ~ Be our guest!
JOIN US at a monthly meeting!
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Learn More right here, right now<<

Chamber Corner
WBB is a program of the Greater Stillwater Chamber of Commerce
Stay up to date! Visit the Chamber Event Calendar HERE 
Did You Know....if you are a Greater Stillwater Chamber Member - you receive a discount on your membership with WBB?? A $35 discount PLUS a $50 discount on your Chamber membership! 

Contact Sue at the Chamber Office to get started with both memberships TODAY!
WBB Member Benefit!

The Bizzy Bee hour is an opportunity for WBB members to highlight products & services in a visual display and to further network and connect with fellow WBB members & guests. The Bizzy Bee Hour immediately follows the monthly WBB meetings from 9:30-10:30.  $25 fee for WBB members.

WBB Members!
Openings for 2020 meetings - email Deb!

With the WBB Board!

Each month, the 9 board members meet to plan monthly meetings-discussing the last meeting and planning for the next as well as what's to come.  In addition, the Board is always looking at ways to enhance membership, and ways to support women business professionals in and around our community!   
GUESTS are always Welcome! 
If you haven't attended a WBB monthly meeting, please do! 
Attend with a current member, or be our Guest - attending one monthly meeting for FREE!  If you are reading the BUZZ, you are on our mailing list and will receive meeting invites by email as well!
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