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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.

 

Ladies’ Day at the Saratoga Race Course - Part of Seneca Falls Revisited - Media Sponsored by Women TIES

Sharon Nelson Featuring:
Sharon Nelson
CEO & Founder
CREW


Sunday, August 25, 2019
1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Location:
Saratoga Race Course, Saratoga Springs, New York

Reservations due:  August 24

$150.00  (Full Day of Events )


Women TIES proudly media sponsors the first day of the Seneca Falls Revisited 2019 Program featuring their first day kick-off event with Ladies Day at the Saratoga Race Course.

Named one of the world's greatest sporting venues by Sports Illustrated, the past comes alive in the historic grandstand every summer as fans experience not only the best in racing, but the unmatched ambiance and charm of historic Saratoga Springs.

The ticket price includes a full day of activities including the Ladies Day at the track. For more information on the other day's activities for the price go to: https://crewomen.org/conferences#a02bc7ab-170a-48fd-baf6-3f5721265e2d

About the Presenter

After 30 years of being a political operative and strategist, Sharon has taken her knowledge and experience base to create CREW to empower Undeserved and Underrepresented Constituency groups to seek real time opportunities for inclusion and intersectionality. She is a certified Democratic National Committee Finance Director.

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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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The Barber Shack "Cuts for a Cure" - An Alopecia Awareness Fundraiser To Benefit Tracy Chamberlain Higginbotham and the National Alopecia Areata Foundation

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 Barber Shack is hosting it's first "Cuts for a Cure" with a special meaning to Women TIES and its owner Tracy Chamberlain Higginbotham. Please mark the date and plan on joining us or sending your son, husband or male associates to this special event.

Story Behind the Event:

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, three - four barbers at 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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Women's Athletic Network - Horseback Riding and Networking in Highland Forest

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


Friday, September 13, 2019
10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location:
Highland Forest, 254 Highland Park Road, Fabius, NY 13063

Reservations due:  September 10

$45.00  (Member - One hour horse back riding, beverages, snacks, networking)
$49.00  (Non-Member Price )


Women TIES division the Women's Athletic Network has taken women zip lining, high ropes climbing and white water rafting as part of some of their adventures besides gathering women for some Syracuse University Women's Basketball games during the winter. The SU games are typically in unison with a female coach or two addressing the attendees.

For Autumn 2019, by popular demand, we have booked time for women entrepreneurs to try horseback riding intertwined with networking and relationship building at Highland Forest, the oldest park in Onondaga County featuring 20 miles of trails. Situated south of Syracuse in Fabius. The Skyline Lodge, perched on a hill and offering breathtaking views of the surrounding hills and valleys.

Join Women TIES and Women's Athletic Network President Tracy Chamberlain Higginbotham for "Horseback Riding in Highland Forest" on Friday, September 13th from 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. All you need to do is bring business cards and an adventuresome spirit. We'll ride for an hour through Highland Forest and return to the Lodge for networking, light snacks and beverages.

Saddles are limited so we'll take the first set of women who register and pay. We can take up to 9 women for sure so don't waste time making your reservation. If we get more than 9, we can potentially book a second separate group that same time and day.

We have learned how stronger the connections (aka "ties") are made between women during our athletic and adventure events. Come find out for yourself and bring another woman in business or woman entrepreneur with you. This is the perfect type of business day for you!

We are looking for a sponsor for this program. Get in front of a intimate group of adventure and fitness interested women to share your marketing message and company services and benefits with in advance of the event and while bonding on the trail. The fee is $250. Sign up today to be the sponsor!

About the Presenter

An adventurer by spirit, Tracy Chamberlain Higginbotham is a 24 year female entrepreneur who added a Women's Athletic Network division to her company to bring together women who love sports and adventure together for strong networking "ties" and business relationships. Men have been doing business on the golf course for years, it is time for women to do the same.

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Women TIES Rochester Event “The Power of the Press Kit”

Sheila Kennedy Featuring:
Sheila Kennedy
Founder
The Zebra Ink


Wednesday, September 18, 2019
11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Location:
Events at Tasteful, 1 Whipple Lane, Rochester, NY 14622

Reservations due:  September 16

$32.00  (Member Price )
$35.00  (Non-Member Price )


September is the second "New Year" of 2019 for woman business owners and the perfect time to refocus attention on strategies to promote oneself. Many women don't have a background or expertise in publicity and marketing so understanding the tools needed to promote oneself as a speaker, presenter, author or CEO for local or national business stories is important.

If you are interested in building your platform, a solid press kit is one of the best tools you could have! It has proven time and time again to be a powerful part of building any platform in a professional manner - especially when trying to attract media or speaking engagements.

At the Women TIES Rochester Luncheon "The Power of the Press Release" Sheila Kennedy, Founder of The Zebra Ink, will teach what a Press Kit is and how to use it, elements of a Press Kit, positioning oneself by using sound bites and creating strategy to utilize a press kit to your advantage.

If you are a woman entrepreneur, author or speaker, a Press kit, when used well, can open the doors of opportunity to get you seen, heard and hired! Come find out more about it at this special event.

Women TIES is looking for one or two sponsors for this program. Sponsorship gives a company extensive marketing prior to the event through email marketing, social media marketing and a press release as well as exposure at the event with a display table, marketing materials at each seat and speaking opportunity. Call today at 315-708-4288 to secure this premium marketing opportunity.

Thank you to Sandra Holloway at Tasteful Connections Catering for allowing us to rent her special event room for this event.

About the Presenter

Believing everyone has a story to tell, Sheila Kennedy supports others as they write their wisdom, speak their stories and impact the world with what they have been called to share. Sheila serves best by leading those she is blessed to know through the minefield of vulnerability traveled when sharing hard won wisdom with others.

A two-time solo author, co-author of Honorable Joseph D. Valentino's (Ret) memoir, keynote speaker, publisher, platform and profit builder, Sheila strives to open the doors of opportunity for authors, speakers and entrepreneurs to be seen, heard and hired.

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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


Saturday, September 21, 2019
9 a.m. - Noon
Location:
Onondaga Lake Park, Syracuse, New York

Reservations due:  September 21

$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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Woman of the Week Interviews For Women Entrepreneurs

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


Tuesday, October 15, 2019
9 a.m.
Location:
Women TIES Pool House and Poolside, Syracuse, New York

Reservations due:  October 15

$79.00  (Non-Member Price - Includes Interview, Promotion and Beverages)
$39.00  (Women TIES Paid Member Price - Includes Interview, Promotion and Beverages)


Women TIES loves promoting women entrepreneurs to each other and the public because we believe women deserve to make more money. It is our way of trying to eradicate pay inequality until a law is passed.

From July 1st - September 13th, Women TIES will host one hour live interviews with their members or other women entrepreneurs as a way to capture vital information to share in written form for their popular blog and social media marketing channels with some live soundbites for the Women TIES YouTube page.

The interviews will be held live in the Women TIES pool house or poolside in western Onondaga County right off the Thruway.To schedule a time, fill out our registration form and you'll receive dates and times for the interview.

Use the Tracy Higginbotham and Women TIES two decade marketing platform to promote yourself and your business while enjoying the visit poolside. It's a win-win opportunity.

About the Presenter

Two time "SBA Women in Business Champion" for the past quarter century lives to promote and unite women entrepreneurs to increase their brand image and opportunity for sales.

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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


Wednesday, October 30, 2019
9 a.m.
Location:
Women TIES Bookstore

Reservations due:  October 31

$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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