2018 Women in Business 12/13 Presented by Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection

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Name: 2018 Women in Business 12/13 Presented by Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection
Date: December 13, 2018
Time: 11:15 AM - 1:00 PM CST
Registration: Sorry, online registration for this event has been closed. Call 715-344-1940 for availability.
Event Description:

WOMEN IN BUSINESS - Thursday, December 13, 2018 - SOLD OUT

This "Women in Business" event, Presented by Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection - provides an opportunity for women in the Central Wisconsin area to network, talk about issues that affect their daily professional lives, learn something new and have fun doing it.  This event will include a special guest speaker, lunch, a swag bag, door prizes and networking.   A 50/50 raffle will also be played. "Women in Business" is open to the public.

Thursday, December 13, 2018
11:15AM to 1:00PM
​Master of Ceremonies: Radio Personality - Nikki Montgomery from Midwest Communications

Location: Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center, 1001 Amber Avenue, Stevens Point

Plated Luncheon includes: Custom Salad with Mixed Greens, Dried Cranberries, Blonde Raisins, Black Raisins, Strawberries, Mandurian Orange Slices, Sliced Breast of Chicken, Candied Walnuts, Orange Zest Candied, Mandurian Orange Vinaigrette Dressing; Fresh Orange Bread, Milk, Coffee or Tea and a delicious Cream Puff (with Cream Anglaise, Whipped Cream, Coffee/Chocolate & Chocolate Ganache) for dessert.

(Vegetarian or Gluten Free Options available upon request)
Join us for the December Women in Business Luncheon!!!

Special Guest Speaker:

Kate Peterson Abiad, WIAA Assistant Director

Kate will be presenting "Climbing Your Mountain".  Maneuvering through your life journey, women face unique challenges. Climbing your mountain - whether it be for pursuing success in business, family, spiritual life, or the important pursuit of happiness - it is never a smooth path. How do you adjust to the challenges we face? How do you know we are climbing the right mountain? Learning to assess your path and conquer those challenges, with confidence and strength is an important part of a successful journey.

About our Speaker: For 27 years of her professional career, Kate Peterson Abiad was involved in collegiate coaching of women's basketball at the Division 1 level. Kate served as an assistant coach for a combined 12 seasons at Indiana, Eastern Illinois and Wisconsin, and then went on to become the leader and head coach of the Cleveland State Women's Basketball Program for 15 years. She captured the program's first-ever league tournament championships, twice, and secured the program's first bid to the NCAA Tournament in school history. Kate became the all-time winningest coach in program history and while investing in the leadership and development of many remarkable women, 16 of those women also earned special league accolades over 15 seasons.

A native of River Falls, Kate graduated from UW-Stevens Point. During her senior year, she herself earned All-American honors, Team MVP, and set an NCAA Division III national record for three-point field goals made per game. She was a four-year starter and was inducted into the UW-Stevens Point Hall of Fame in 2000. Kate earned her bachelor's degree in psychology from Stevens Point and her master's degree in counseling and educational psychology from Indiana.

On April 1, Kate made the difficult decision to step down from her love of coaching and shift her focus to her family to be more involved while her children grow. She moved to Stevens Point where she is an Assistant Director for the WIAA. Kate and her husband, Phil, who has served as an assistant coach with the Cleveland State women's volleyball program for the last 18 seasons, have two daughters, 9-year old Mea and 2-year old Remi.

Don't Miss This Event! Register Early as Spots Fill Quickly!

Please contact Karen Myers at 715-344-1940 or kmyers@portagecountybiz.com   if you have ideas or requests for speakers or topics.

Click on the pictures below from past Women in Business events.

Special thanks to our Presenting Sponsor:

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Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center
1001 Amber Avenue
Stevens Point, WI 54482

Date/Time Information:

Thursday, December 13, 2018

11:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Contact Information:
Karen Myers (715-344-1940)

Open to the public

$33.00/Prospective Members

Registration deadline:  Monday, December 10, 2018

If online registration is closed and you would like to register, please call our office at 715-344-1940 to check on availability.

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