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Women TIES creates, hosts, sponsors and supports a variety of local, regional and state-wide entrepreneurial events. The website is updated frequently with important strategic networking and educational programs. You'll find event details, speaker profiles and registration information. Bookmark this page, so you can visit it easily to learn more about valuable entrepreneurial events to help you grow your business. Women TIES believes attending our strategic sales, networking and educational events is a valuable investment in your business.


Christmas at the Palace with the DeSantis Orchestra: Media Sponsored by Women TIES

Maria DeSantis Featuring:
Maria DeSantis
DeSantis Orchestra

Sunday, December 11, 2016
6 p.m.
The Palace Theater, James Street, East Syracuse

Reservations due:  December 10

$28.00  (Concert and Raffle Giveaways)

Women TIES is proud to be a media sponsor of this special holiday event.

Women entrepreneurs and their families and friends are invited to "Christmas at the Palace" with the DeSantis Orchestra. Listen to holiday favorites being performed by Women TIES member Maria DeSantis and a host of other talented musicians and singers. Come and experience a little bit of Radio City Music Hall Christmas Show in Syracuse!

Part of the proceeds benefit Father Champlin's Guardian Angel Society. The Guardian Angel Society is an organization that raises funds to help support the education of children from diverse cultural, religious and economic backgrounds.

Nearly 16 years ago, Father Champlin realized that too many children in need were not graduating from high school. He desperately wanted to stop the cycle of poverty for these kids by helping them receive a quality education based on a strong set of values. In 1997, he started the Guardian Angel Society and charged it with the mission of raising funds for tuition assistance and providing mentor relationships for the children so that they would enjoy academic success. Since its inception, so many of Father's kids have continued on to distinguished universities such as Georgetown, Notre Dame, University of Pittsburgh, Le Moyne College, Syracuse University, and Niagara University, to name a few.

Please come out and enjoy this holiday special with your family, friends and loved ones.

For more information or to reserve tickets, contact the DeSantis Music Office at 315-488-7611

About the Presenter

From our first performance at Lincoln Auditorium on May 22, 1947 to the the current season, the Mario DeSantis Orchestra continues to share its love of all musical styles from Jazz to Contemporary with Central New York audiences.

Mario DeSantis attributes the staying power of the orchestra first to the quality musicians who have shared their talent over the years, and secondly to the special orchestrations which are continuously updated and custom written for the orchestra's unique instumentation by Jay Owen and Joe Riposo. This years shows feature over 30 new arrangements including traditional big band, 'new era' swing, medleys, and listening and dance selections from the 60's to today.



Women TIES Holiday Shopping Mission & Membership Gifts for Your Favorite Female

Holiday Shopping Featuring:
Tracy Chamberlain Higginbotham
Founder & President
Women TIES, LLC and Women's Athletic Network

Sunday, December 25, 2016
8 am. - 11 p.m.
Every Woman Owned Business in New York State

Reservations due:  December 26

$250.00  (Premium Women TIES Membership)
$150.00  (Enhanced Women TIES Membership)

Women TIES would love for our members, followers, friends and public to please show with purpose this holiday season by purchasing gifts and services from women owned companies to help women increase their sales and take a dent out of pay inequality.

Starting with "Small Business Saturday" consider buying from woman owned small businesses first and foremost. Put your money in the hands, cash registers, bank accounts and purses of women first and foremost.

You can find our list of members who might be selling products today at http://womenties.com/members.cfm or http://womenties.com/marketplace.cfm

You can also consider buying an annual membership to Women TIES, LLC for a loved one, upcoming female entrepreneur or sales woman in your life. Simply go to www.womenties.com/join.cfm and fill out the application form. We will add 3 months onto the membership as a gift to you and her for buying a holiday gift from Women TIES.

Thank you! Merry Christmas and a Blessed New Year.

About the Presenter

A 22 year supporter, advocate, promoter of women entrepreneurs across New York State and beyond. A proud pro-female connector and feminist with a passion to help women make more money to change their lives and have a ripple effect on the lives of women and girls to follow.



Join Women TIES at the "Women's March on Washington" - January 20-21, 2017

Bon Voyage Featuring:
Tracy Chamberlain Higginbotham
President, Founder & Pro-Female
Women TIES, LLC and Women's Athletic Network

Saturday, January 21, 2017
8 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Washington, DC

Reservations due:  December 6

$230.00  (Ranges on the Quad Price of $230 to )
$420.00  (For the Single Room Price. )


Women TIES, LLC is proud to offer an opportunity for our female members, their female friends, and any other women in Central New York to join us at the "Women's March on Washington." We are keeping this a woman's only event.

This trip will be legendary. This trip will be historic when a million women and those who support them march from the Washington Monument to the White House to stand together in solidarity with our partners and children for the protection of our rights, our safety, our health and our families recognizing that our vibrant and diverse communities are the strength of our country (official mission from the national organizers).

Because our trip is not just a bus ride down and back the same day as the march, we have created an experience for the women joining us from Central New York and beyond. Our trip includes an overnight stay, bus, fun, festivities, networking, economic connections, pro-female conversations and more.

The event is being organized by Tracy Chamberlain Higginbotham of Women TIES, LLC and sponsored in a major way by Cindy Seymour and Laura Serway of Laci's Tapas Bar in Syracuse. We are using Vagabond Tour and Travel as the travel agent.

Put this link in your search bar to be directed to Vagabond Tour and Travel to make your reservation:


or click on the "Washington DC" link that is underlined on this event description and it will take you to Vagabond Tour and Travel.

Women TIES members and their female guests exclusively have the first 48 hours (until 11/21 at midnight and after)to make their reservations. If you would like to join Women TIES, we would love to have you join us all year long not just for this event. You can join us at www.womenties.com/join.cfm.

Then direct friends of Laci's Tapas Bar and women on our "equality" list can make reservations from 11/22 on a first come, first serve basis.

We expect to sell out. We have a minimum of 40 seats and a maximum of 110 seats available. Don't delay!

Please direct any specific hotel, payment and bus trip questions including insurance, cancellation policy, refund policy etc. to Vagabond Tour and Travel.

Women TIES can answer any event planning, bus attendee, networking and other questions and general trip details if you cannot reach Vagabond Tour and Travel.

We are looking for more sponsors if you want to sponsor the Cocktail Party at the Hotel, Food for the Bus, etc. Contact Women TIES. Women TIES will give PR to any sponsors.

We are very excited about this trip because of its historical impact on our generation and the generation who follows just like we will be "walking in the footsteps" of the women who marched on Washington on March 3, 1913.

The schedule is as follows:

Hotel Arrangements for Night before in Syracuse if needed.

Friday, January 20th - Inauguration Day

Cars parked in secure hotel location (tba)

11 a.m. - Bus Depart Syracuse

12:30 p.m. - Bus Arrives Binghamton for extra pickup.

45 p.m. - Arrive at Holiday Inn Conference Center in Fredrick Maryland

6/7 p.m. - Trip Networking Party or Dinner at Hotel (cost not included in package rate)

Saturday, January 21st - Women's March on Washington

TBD - Free Breakfast at Hotel (luggage stored on bus for march)

TBD - Bus(es) Depart for DC (one hour drive).

10 a.m. - Million Women March begins.

TBD - Return on Bus (based on organizers) and departure to Binghamton and then Syracuse.
Hotel Arrangements for Saturday night in Syracuse if needed.

Trip Package includes:

• Roundtrip motor coach transportation - 2 (55) passenger buses - DVD & lavatory equipped - includes 2 drivers rooms, tolls and parking 1 GUIDE
• 1 Night Accommodations at the Holiday Inn Conference Center - Frederick MD - 2 Queen Beds per room (indoor pool, fitness room, restaurant and mini-golf onsite)
• Free Buffet Breakfast at the hotel
• All taxes & gratuities including the driver tips

Double occupancy rate per person for entire package per person based on double occupancy is $270 per person. Single, Triple and Quad occupancy rates are available upon request.

We hope you join us on the "Bus Adventure" to Washington DC to be a part of 'her-story' again.

About the Presenter

Tracy Chamberlain Higginbotham is the Founder and President of Women TIES (Women Together Inspiring Entrepreneurial Success) a company specializing in promoting, publicizing and uniting women entrepreneurs and their companies online and in person in order to cultivate strong economic relationships to advance their companies and eradicate pay inequality. Tracy believes strongly in the buying and selling power of women.

In 1995, Tracy created her first company – Five Star Events – an events management company which she ran for 15 years. In 2005, Tracy embraced her passion for supporting other women entrepreneurs and created her second company, Women TIES, LLC, in order to create a larger and stronger geographic buying network for women business owners across New York.

In 2011, Tracy created a division of Women TIES called the "Women's Athletic Network" which promotes athletic events for women entrepreneurs to participate in, train for or support as spectators.

Higginbotham is a graduate of the State University of New York at Oswego where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and post graduate studies in Business Management.

Tracy's dedication to supporting women entrepreneurship was recognized by the Small Business Administration twice – once in 2005 and again in 2011 when she received the Region II "Women Owned Business Champion Award." The Women Business Champion award is given to someone for their significant contributions as an outstanding small business person and for dedicated support of small business.

Higginbotham has received numerous awards including: the 2015 WCNY "Women Who Make America Award," 2013 Zonta Crystal Ball Award, Women in Business Award, 25 Women in Leadership Award, the Girl Scouts "The 100" who Inspire Girls to Achieve and Lead, 40 Under 40 Award, and the SUNY Oswego Alumni Association Community Service Award.

Higginbotham is an Advisory Board Member of the State University of New York at Oswego School of Business; Board Member of the Upstate Women's Business Center in Utica; Advisory Board Member of Maureen's Hope Foundation; Chair of the Women's Group for Franciscan Northside Ministries and Past Board President of Khoros Performing Arts for Children.

She was the columnist of the Syracuse Post Standard's "Ask the Entrepreneur" column for 11 years from 2001-2012. She has produced an inspirational e-newsletter for women entrepreneurs from 2005 to 2016. She is also the Past Chairwoman of the 40 Below Emerging Entrepreneurs Program; and Past Public Relations Co-Chair of the Women's Fund of New York.

Higginbotham is also a published writer whose inspirational short stories and articles appear in several national publications and books, including the 2009 "Chicken Soup for the Soul: Power Moms."



Donate to 261Fearless.org and Help Tracy Chamberlain Higginbotham Run in the Boston Marathon

Tracy Higginbotham and Kathrine Switzer Featuring:
Tracy Chamberlain Higginbotham
Founder & President
Women TIES, LLC and Women's Athletic Network

Monday, April 17, 2017
8 a.m.
Boston, Massachuttes

Reservations due:  January 15

$100.00  (Donation amounts vary from $26.10 upwards)

In this special time of giving, we hope you consider donating to Tracy Chamberlain Higginbotham's 2017 Boston Marathon dream on the 261Fearless.org team. $7,261 need to be raised for Tracy to run at Boston and run with women entrepreneurs and friends who donate to her cause.

If you are looking for a charitable tax deduction before the end of 2016 and want PR for yourself and your company from when you donate to April 30, 2017, go to this link to donate https://www.crowdrise.com/261FearlessBoston2017/fundraiser/tracychamberlainhigginbotham. Please copy the url and put it in your browser.

Your name will appear on the 261Fearless page until after the race and again in Women TIES PR. If you are interested in seeing the benefits for donations about $150, go to this link: http://womenties.com/admin/ww_form.cfm?mode=Modify&WWID=501.

If you have any questions, please call the Women TIES Office at 315-708-4288. Thank you for your generosity.




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