Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Next Meeting - May 4th

Next Meeting is scheduled for May 4th. Our host this month is Deborah Michael, of North Shore Pediatric Therapy. This is a crucial meeting. First, we will do a debrief of our last event so everyone's attendance is important. Second, we will have a special guest speaker who will talk to us about LinkedIn and Facebook and how to use it to grow our businesses. Please bring your laptops because we'll have wireless. This topic was requested numerous times by our group so don't miss it! Please note!! We will begin at 11am instead of 11:30am to accommodate our agenda. Please keep in mind the number of absences when rsvping.

Thank you!

When: 11:00am

Where: 4441 Greenwood, Skokie

RSVP: to blog

Monday, March 15, 2010

Next Meeting - April 7th

Please Note: The next mom4profit meeting is rescheduled for April 7th ( Wednesday ) due to the Passover holiday. Our host will be Kerri Nevin of Heartlight Psychological Services. We will follow up on the April 22nd Renew, Reuse, Review event. Please check out the website for downloads of the event ad to print and/or forward to your contact list.

When: 11:00 - Guests/Networking
11:30 - Meeting

Where: Heartlight Psychological Services
2201 Waukegan, Suite 145S
Bannockburn, IL 60015

RSVP: to Blog no later than April 4th

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Next Meeting - March 2

The next mom4profit meeting will be hosted by Miriam Derman of Ooh Ahh Floral Design. Miriam will introduce her new floral arrangement business in a fun and creative "mini" demonstration. The meeting will also include an introduction to the mom4profit City Chapter as well as an update on the April 22nd event at Starland.

When: 11:00 - Guests
11:30 - Meeting (please be prompt)

Location: Miriam Derman's Home
9463 Central Park Ave.
Evanston, Illinois 60203

RSVP: to blog by February 28th

Monday, January 25, 2010

Next Meeting - February 2nd

Hi Everyone,
The next mom4profit meeting will be hosted by Dori Mages of Little Piggies and More. She will begin the meeting with a brief overview of her personalized gifts business.

Also, don't miss our first guest speaker of 2010, Maria Lezniak of Northshore Healing Centre, to talk to us about balance between family and career.
Please arrive on time so we can get the full benefit of this very crucial topic.

We will also give an update to the City Chapter discussion from last month.

If you'd like to add anything to the agenda, please let us know!

Date: February 2, 2010
Time: 11:00 (new members/guests)
11:30 Meeting
Location: 3821 Charles Drive, Northbrook 60062
RSVP: to Blog by February 1st

Monday, December 28, 2009

January Meeting

Next meeting is scheduled for January 5th, 2010 at 11:00am (new members; networking) & 11:30 (meeting begins). Our host will be Natalie Harel-Yakov, financial strategist, Har-El Financial Group, 333 Skokie Blvd. Suite 112, Northbrook, IL 60062. Natalie will give an overview of her financial advising services including her focus on women's financial health followed by a tech review of mom4profit website, blog (how to sign up, update profile, download photos, etc.). Please bring your laptop, if possible.

RSVP as soon as possible to the blog whether or not you're attending.

Looking forward to seeing everyone and for meeting possible new members!

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

December 1st-Meeting Notes

Hi Everyone,
Today's meeting was hosted by Jen Collins from Oddbodd. She gave us a valuable overview of her business and how as business owners we all have potential for more growth by being connected to social media sites and online google searches. For more information you can contact Jen at

We had a guest, and potential member, Michelle Kelso, who is a life coach focusing on women and mothers. We look forward to learning more from Michelle at our next meeting.

We also discussed how to attract specific professions to our group. We came up with an initial list and are welcoming all of you to let us know which professions would be a benefit to the group and potentially to your individual businesses. Please reply via the blog with your requests/suggestions. Here is the list so far:

personal trainer
preschool/day care owner
event coordinator
landscape architect
commercial photographer
web programmer

Please note: When using the mom4profit email, please keep emails, specifically Reply All to a minimum. Mom4profit will forward any emails we deem pertinent to the entire group. Do not press Reply All unless absolutely necessary. We would like to keep the "channels open" so important emails are not missed. Use this email for the following only: personal/confidential emails to Natalie or Riv, flyers/event info to forward to the group. The blog should be used for conversation among members and for meeting information therefore, you'll need to check it at least every couple of days! Thanks for your cooperation and understanding!

Our next meeting will be on January 5th. It will be hosted by Natalie Harel-Yakov at her office, 333 Skokie Blvd. Suite 112 Northbrook. We will concentrate our meeting on Tech Issues, so please bring your laptops if you'd like!! This meeting is important given the changes mentioned above. Everyone will need to have easy access to the blog, rsvping and completing their profile.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Next Meeting - December 1st

The December meeting is being hosted by Jen Collins, of OddBodd. Jen will begin our meeting by introducing her company and the services it provides, including social media networking, how to have a successful online presence and video profiles. We will also discuss which professions we'd like to attract to mom4profit and ways to do so. Anyone who needs tech assistance for our blog, please arrive at 11:00am for support.

When: December 1st; 11:00-networking & tech support; 11:30-meeting begins

Where: 822 Smith Avenue, Lake Bluff, IL 60044

RSVP: to blog