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Bookkeeper Girl Co-chairs Women in Commerce Initiative

Kim Pollard, owner of Bookkeeper Girl, Inc., and Libby Spears, owner of Bravo Communications and Consulting, are proud to serve as the co-chairs of a new initiative for women. The Denton Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the Texas Women’s University School of Management and Sally Beauty to provide women with the tools for professional and personal success including important resources, education/training and networking opportunities. The mission of Women in Commerce (WinC) is to “support the professional development of women to strengthen and enhance the Denton Chamber and community”. Also serving on the committee are: Alicia Brosey, Director of Membership Development and Programs for the Denton Chamber of Commerce; Anita Burgess, Attorney for the City of Denton; Carolyn Corporon, BP of BSG Marketing, Beauty Systems Group; Dr. Paula Hughes, Director of the School of Management at Texas Woman’s University; Pam Marrufo, Director of Finance for the Denton Chamber of Commerce; Eva Toia, CVAD Development Director for the University of North Texas; and Sharon Venable, Director of Community Relations for Texas Woman’s University.
To launch the Women in Commerce initiative, the committee has planned an exciting seminar for Friday, October 29, 2010, from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm at Hubbard Hall on the TWU campus entitled “Connect, Lead, & Evolve”. Renowned speakers are Kathleen Mason, CEO of Tuesday Morning, Sandra Yancey, founder of e-Women Network, and Joy D. Kirsch of Kirsch and Associates. Attendees will have the opportunity to connect with other professional women, learn about local businesses at the WinC Marketplace and win amazing door prizes. Admission is $30.00 for Chamber Members, $35.00 for Non-Chamber Members, $40.00 at the Door and $15.00 for students with a College ID. Sponsorships are available for $500, $l000 or $1500. Women are also invited to take advantage of the opportunity to purchase a booth at the WinC Marketplace. Members of the Denton Chamber may set up as exhibitors for as little as $l50 ($200 for Non-members) with two showcase premium spaces available for $250.00. Additional details, sponsorships or Marketplace booths, tickets and registration may be obtained online or by contacting Pam Marrufo at the Denton Chamber of Commerce.