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  Join Women TIES and the Women's Athletic Network at the 2019 Boilermaker Race
  Summer Business Kayak Chats - June 20th - September 20th
  Women TIES Mohawk Valley Summer Lake Luncheon "Brilliant Marketing Tips to Grow Your Business" Sponsored by TRM Environmental Consultanta and the New York Women's Business Center
  2019 Seneca Falls Revisited
  Chicken Soup for the Soul - Running for Good Signed Book Sale
  Save the Date - The Barber Shack Cut-A-Thon: Alopecia Areata Fundraiser
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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.

 

Women's Athletic Network - Wild Women Entrepreneurs White Water Rafting

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


Tuesday, June 18, 2019
10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location:
Letchworth State Park, 1 Letchworth State Park, Castile, NY

Reservations due:  June 17

$59.00  (Park Pass, 2 Hour Guided White Water Rafting Trip, Snacks)


WE HAVE ONE SPOT LEFT! RESERVE IT NOW!

Looking for some wild women entrepreneurs to join Women TIES and the Women's Athletic Network at a fun loving, thrilling, networking, outdoor event in the beauty of Letchworth State Park!

The day will include a 2 hour boat ride in the "Eastern Grand Canyon" including a possible jump in the "Leap of Faith" cavern and floating downstream as you get to know other women entrepreneurs. After the boat ride, we'll hang out for some networking before returning back to Syracuse.

About the Presenter

An adventurer and risk taker at heart, Tracy Chamberlain Higginbotham, encourages women entrepreneurs to join her in adventures to increase their level of fun and risk to bring back to their companies.

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Party In The Garden - Special Women TIES Social Event - Produced by Evergreen Landscaping and Design Center

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


Reservations due:  June 19

Cost: Free


Former Women TIES member Angela Moonan and Teresa Seeley of Diamond Catering recommended Women TIES for a special event at Evergreen Landscaping & Design Center's Patio! We want to gather as many current and former members of Women TIES together to celebrate women and network in beautiful surroundings.

The event details include:
*Appetizers and Cocktails By Diamond Catering
celebrating the Sweetness of Strawberry Season
*Live Music
*Raffles and Garden Giveaways
*Fun & Socializing with Women Entrepreneurs

This event is open to past and present Women TIES members, along with any of their female friends, because we want to celebrate women on June 20th.

Make reservations here so we can give a count to the caterer.

We look forward to this special event where we can enjoy the green and pink flowers of spring and even pick up some flowers or items for your own garden.

About the Presenter

For 24 years, promoting, publicizing, and uniting women entrepreneurs so they can market their businesses, increase their brand and potential for revenue to help in some way eradicate pay inequality.

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Join Women TIES and the Women's Athletic Network at the 2019 Boilermaker Race

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


Sunday, July 14, 2019
7:15 a.m.
Location:
Utica, New York

Reservations due:  July 7

Cost: Free  (Let Us Know You'll Be There)
$39.00  (Women TIES Running T-Shirt - Register and Pay Here)


Who wants to join the Women's Athletic Network at the 5K BoilerMaker in Utica this year? It is on July 14, 2019. Women TIES and Women's Athletic Network Founder Tracy Chamberlain Higginbotham wants to take some women with her to run this iconic event! You can even meet Kathrine Switzer while you are there. Kathrine's is one of Tracy's favorite feminist women!

Tracy was suppose to run the Boilermaker on July 9, 2006 when her father passed away that morning from a stroke 6 days prior. It's time for her to fulfill her dream and she wants women at her side!

Registration is closed but we are looking for women to tell us if they will be there cheering or running the 15K! We want to know!

About the Presenter

Tracy loves to run and women entrepreneurs. Why not join her in a joint event to run and be with other women to celebrate each other, fitness and health? Join us and invite some other women or girls in your life to join us.

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Summer Business Kayak Chats - June 20th - September 20th

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


Monday, July 15, 2019
9 a.m. - Noon
Location:
Onondaga Lake Park, Syracuse, New York

Reservations due:  September 15

$69.00  (Two hour kayak rental and chat)
$99.00  (Three hour kayak rental and chat)


Women TIES, LLC is offering a special summer business, fitness and personal service called "Kayak Chats." Inspired by personal and business chats while kayaking with her husband on Onondaga Lake, Tracy Chamberlain Higginbotham is offering to take women entrepreneurs, women in business or women interested in sports on a kayak experience to discuss personal, business or sports related topics while enjoying the beauty of the water, nature and sport.

If you don't have access to a kayak or Onondaga Lake by boat, join Tracy for some serenity and discussions lakeside. The chats are all about what the woman attending is interested in talking about. Kayak Chats include kayaking up to two hours (or less depending on the attendee) and then continuing the conversations parkside, at the nearby Women TIES poolhouse or at a coffee shop near the park.

Main Requirements include:

1. Ability to swim and no fear of water or falling into Onondaga Lake
2. Ability to pick up and help carry kayaks from Women TIES vehicle to lakeside and back again.
3. Sign liability wavier
4.Excited to try something new

The date and time will be set for your personal business adventure, with smoother water typically being in the morning.

The cost is
$69 for two hours
$99 for three hours
$139 for four hours (the extra hour includes an interview about you and your business which will be posted and shared on the Women TIES Blog and social media)

Cost includes kayak, floating device/life jacket, guide, chat, and water bottle. $25 non-refundable deposit to secure the date/time sent via Pay Pal.

Let's have some fun this summer, chatting lakeside and on the water, sharing business strategies and enjoying the lake in this unique, creative and fun format.

About the Presenter

An adventurer at heart, Tracy Chamberlain Higginbotham is taking her love for water, sharing business wisdom and inspiring women entrepreneurs onto water. Tracy grew up on a lake learning to swim, sail and water ski at an early age. She continues her passion for being on the water with helping women in business in a unique and fun "advising" type of way this summer.

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Women TIES Mohawk Valley Summer Lake Luncheon "Brilliant Marketing Tips to Grow Your Business" Sponsored by TRM Environmental Consultanta and the New York Women's Business Center

Cathy Dare Featuring:
Cathrine Dare
Founder & President
TRM Environmental Consultants, LLC


Wednesday, July 31, 2019
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location:
Teugaga Country Club, 6801 Golf Course Rd, Rome, NY 13440

Reservations due:  July 28

$30.00  (Women TIES Members)
$35.00  (Non-Member Price)


The summer is the perfect time to take a break from the white walls of your office and travel to Lake Delta at the beautiful Teuguaga Country Club in Rome for a summer business lunch in a relaxed atmosphere while learning vital marketing tips from a Mohawk Valley woman entrepreneur who has grown her business significantly in revenue the past year.

Women TIES Mohawk Valley Summer Event "Brilliant Marketing Tips to Grow Your Business" sponsored by TMR Environmental Consultants and the New York Women's Business Center presented by Catherine Dare, Founder of TRM Environmental Consultants, a certified woman owned business. Learn from Cathy how to create a 15 second marketing pitch that truly elevates your business brand the moment it is introduced and the next marketing steps after that successful pitch to land a client.

Cathy will also share how she has grown revenue by being getting a woman owned business certification. Walk away with ideas to work on the rest of the summer to take your business to new heights.

The event is co-sponsored by TRM Environmental Consultants. TRM provides direction and leadership expertise for designers and owners in the environmental and construction industries, so they achieve maximum value for their investment. We are a New York State Certified Women owned company.

It is also co-sponsored by the New York Women's Business Center based in Utica, New York. The Women's Business Center has been established to assist women in a variety of business skills and ongoing technical assistance. Learn more at www.nywbc.org.

About the Presenter

TRM Environmental and Chief Executive Manager, Catherine Dare are well versed in the remediation process from remedial investigation to remedy installation, including investigation and data collection, risk assessment, remedy selection and implementation.

Teaming with experts in research, training and regulations (RCRA, CERCLA, OSHA, TSCA, CWA, EPCRA, CFATS, and DOT), TRM develops strategic environmental solutions, understanding the critical nature of field work and environmental support while working to ensure a timely and cost effective environmental solution.

TRM and its partners are well versed in the air and particulate industry and are sought after for their expertise. Through her work with TRM, Ms. Dare has provided expert witness support for both private corporations and public agencies regarding the remediation process and its successful achievement of corrective action objectives.

TRM has developed a team of field engineers who provide owner's on-site representation and construction inspection services. Our team ensure work is completed in accordance with approved plan, specifications, as well as change orders. Our team provides payment verification to reduce extras, and save our client money while ensuring a properly constructed outcome.

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2019 Seneca Falls Revisited

Sharon Nelson Featuring:
Sharon Nelson
Founder
CREW - Civically Re-Engaged Women


Reservations due:  August 15

$275.00  (3 Day Conference Fee)
$125.00  (1 Day Conference Fee)


Women TIES is proud to be a media sponsor for the second year because we believe strongly in this event and its organizers CREW (Civically Re-Engaged Women).

CELEBRATING OUR HISTORY IN NEW YORK STATE
Revival of the New York State 1869 Convention in beautiful Saratoga Springs. We will be "Paying tribute to our past – while planning for our Future"

CONFERENCE THEME:
The Centennial Celebration of the 19th Amendment: Year of Ratification

* Advancing the Women's Agenda & Advocacy
* Inspiring Our Youth
* Networking and Fun Preparing for 2020 Centennial of the 19th Amendment

Documented some 171 years ago, women like Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, Harriet Tubman, and "suffragents" like Frederick Douglass and many, many others were awakened to this activism, manifesting their voices in the historic "Temperance" and "Abolitionist" movements. This awareness and understanding validated that women "holistically" - regardless of race, heritage and culture - have endemic common values steeped in what all Americans have defined and revered as their inalienable rights.

We celebrate this milestone through the launching of a series of freedom-based events as we march toward 2020 emphasizing our triumphs and strengths. We have "come a long way baby," and despite the convoluted path, we emerge like swans - a bit scarred yet whole, intact and ready to face a brave new world.

Please join us this is an intergenerational celebration of Women, Family and Friends. All are welcome to share, be inspired and network as we celebrate our victories, commonalities and differences.

To register put this address in your browser https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfyW2QUzS2cK3Ep7GlMPSN9UCN9Ba3U2_Wu8v8qsw0asMcHKQ/viewform


Contact: Sharon Nelson - sharon@crewomen.org or Text: (917) 979-5175

About the Presenter

CREW is a national non-profit organization providing education and training with a political focus. CREW hosts bi-annual conferences and special events featuring best practices for winning results. At the conferences, private and public sectors compare playbooks on efficiency, volunteerism, corporate social responsibility and contemporary progress to prominent societal values and practices. Additionally, CREW offers subcontractor "branding" services to prominent organizations and institutions and creates original training programming for political and leadership disciplines. CREW focuses on constituents who make up underrepresented and underserved populations. CREW connects women who have a desire to engage in civic affairs and supports women in their efforts to win elected or appointed office. CREW is a nonpartisan organization and does not take political sides on any issues.

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Chicken Soup for the Soul - Running for Good Signed Book Sale

Chicken Soup for the Soul Featuring:
Tracy Chamberlain Higginbotham
President & Founder
Women TIES, LLC and Women's Athletic Network


Sunday, September 1, 2019
9 a.m.
Location:
Women TIES Bookstore

Reservations due:  September 1

$20.00  (Signed Copy of Chicken Soup for the Soul: Running for Good)


If you are a woman entrepreneur who loves running or walking, the latest Chicken Soup for the Soul: Running for Good, is a perfect gift for you or anyone you love.

Women TIES has the books for sale because President Tracy Chamberlain Higginbotham has a story in this edition called "Boston Love." It details meeting running icon Kathrine Switzer and CEO of 261Fearless.org, Edith Zuschmann of Austria, along with 13 global and American women in New York City as the organization was launched in November 2015. You also run with Tracy through the iconic streets of Boston as she takes on her first marathon and learns important life lessons.

Amy Newmark the editor says: Whether you want to get moving, or keep moving, you need inspiration. Novice walkers and seasoned runners alike will find that inspiration, and so much more, in these stories written by those who know that the toughest step to take in any walk or run is the first.

Beginning an athletic pursuit like running or walking for fitness takes a good deal of motivation, determination, and inspiration, all of which can be found in these 101 real-life stories. Written by people who took that all-important, and elusive, first step, these stories will not only help readers get off the couch and get moving, but they'll inspire even the most seasoned of athletes to keep moving. Coauthored by the famous ultramarathoner Dean Karnazes, who brings his own advice to readers, as well as stories from some of the best-known runners in the world.

The cost of the book in stores ranges up to $14 with shipping and a signature, we are selling it for $20.

About the Presenter

Tracy Chamberlain Higginbotham is a 24 year woman entrepreneur who took up running in 2005 after her second son was born. Since then she has started the Women's Athletic Network in 2013, has run in numerous 5K races in CNY, Chicago and San Antonio, a half marathon in Syracuse, the Boston Marathon in 2017 and a all woman marathon in Devon, England with 3 international teammates.

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Save the Date - The Barber Shack Cut-A-Thon: Alopecia Areata Fundraiser

Ryley and Kelly Shackelton Featuring:
Ryley Shackleton
Barber
The Barber Shack


Sunday, September 8, 2019
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location:
The Barber Shack, 25 W Main St, Camillus, NY 13031

Reservations due:  September 8

$35.00  (Haircut Recipient: Name Mention in the Women TIES Wednesday Wisdom )
$99.00  (Haircut Sponsor: Name and Company Name Mention in the Women TIES Wednesday Wisdom )


The sweetest fundraiser possible......

One of Tracy Chamberlain Higginbotham's son's best friends, Ryley Shackelton, who owns The Barber Shack in Camillus, NY, decided after seeing the Post Standard front page story about her struggle with the autoimmune disease Alopecia to host a Cut-A-Thon to benefit the National Alopecia Areata Foundation with a fundraiser and Tracy with a new wig.

On the opening Sunday of the NFL's 100th Year, The Barber Shack will cut hair for free in return for a donation that day to the cause. The event will be themed for the NFL Centennial season with beverages, food and numerous televisions playing the games as people wait for their hair to be cut. It will be festive, fun and a terrific way to support this special cause.

People can wear their favorite NFL Jersey or Team Shirt - since we'll take a tally of the most faithful fans that show up. Take a turn winning some raffle prizes winners of the new NFL Rule Changes or NFL History Trivia contests. Plus music and more fun! Come support this community event and special fundraiser.

"They lose their hair. We cut yours for free to help Alopecia suffers grow their hair back someday through a cure."

If you can't make the fundraiser but would like to contribute to the event, you can pay the "ticket price" for the event and proceeds will be brought to the event collection box by Women TIES, LLC.

Find out more about The Barber Shack at https://www.facebook.com/barbershackcamillus

For more information on Alopecia - visit the National Alopecia Areata Foundation at www.naaf.org

About the Presenter

Good things come to those who wait, and this young Camillus man didn't have to wait long to achieve his dream.

Riley Shackleton, 24, was born in Camillus, NY and had a passion for Syracuse basketball just like most of the members of the local community. It wasn't until the latter years of high school where he discovered one of his biggest talents, cutting hair.

He remembered getting a pair of clippers for Christmas in his tenth grade year of high school and using his friends to practice, including Tracy Higginbotham's son Adam.

From high school he had a vision for himself, to own his own barbershop. Weeks away from accomplishing that feat he recalls where the drive came from.

"When college came around I didn't want to go to college. I went to barber school and that took four months, got my license, and then I've been in shops ever since." After getting certified in 2014 at a Rochester barber school, Shackleton worked in four different locations across the Syracuse and Camillus communities including two separate spells at Campus Cuts a barbershop near the Syracuse University campus. His entrepreneurial mindset is what has encouraged him to finally open his own shop.

"It's always been a goal to open my own shop. That should be the goal for everyone to have their own whether it be in a different field or not. To be my own boss is what my goal is. "


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