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NAWBO Houston Monthly Lunch Event

Thursday, February 26, 2015
11:00 – 11:30 Registration/Expo/Networking
11:30 – Announcements/Lunch
12:20 – Networking Program
12:45 – Closing
Maggiano’s Little Italy (2019 Post Oak Blvd., just north of Westheimer)
For more details, visit our Events Page
or Register here

We look forward to seeing you February 26 when we will be hearing from Leslie Stratta, who has been an American Heart Association volunteer for more than twelve years and has successfully raised over $500K for the AHA serving as Company Leader for the annual Heart Walk.

Heart disease and stroke kill 1 in 3 women, yet it’s 80% preventable As Business Women balancing the stress of work, clients and family, often our health takes a back seat. Take time for you and your health. Come to this luncheon and learn more about what healthy changes you can make to lower your risk of developing heart disease. We ask that attendees WEAR RED to this luncheon to support the Women Go Red movement started by the American Heart Association to save women’s lives.

Need a new professional headshot?

We have the perfect opportunity. Following Thursday’s luncheon, Sheryl Thomas, owner of PlusCorp Photography and Marketing, will be taking headshots at Maggiano’s.

$68 NAWBO Houston members
$89 Non-members

What’s included:
This price is for the basic headshot post, which includes frontal and sideways positions. Sheryl will take up to 15 shots of each person. Immediately after your session, Sheryl will email you the low-resolution .jpg files. You can review and choose up to two of the shots, which Sheryl will edit at no extra charge and email the retouched files to you. The files are high-resolution 300 dpi. Sheryl will also provide the shots at 72 dpi for the web.

The available background colors are white and gray. During the editing process Sheryl can convert the white background to light blue or light gray.

Schedule your session:
Contact Sheryl via email at or phone at 713.449.2468.

You may also schedule your session the day of the luncheon and pay at the time of your session.

The price offered at Thursday’s luncheon also applies at the PlusCorp studio if you are unable to attend the luncheon.

Questions? Call Sheryl at 713.449.2468


Join Your Friends at NAWBO Houston for KENTUCKY DERBY DAY

Satursday, May 2, 2015
2:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Sam Houston Race Park
7575 North Sam Houston Parkway West

For more details, visit our Events Page or Register here

Tickets are $75 per person, or two tickets for $125.
Sponsorships are available.

Congratulations to our NAWBO Houston 21st Annual WBOY Winners!

Linda Stalters

Linda Stalters, SARDAA

Myrleen Knott

Myrleen Knott, Buffalo Flange


Our silent auction raised over $3900 for Elijah Rising. Thank you for your generosity!

A huge thank you to PlusCorp Photography and Marketing for taking photos at the WBOY Gala. Visit our NAWBO Houston’s Facebook page to see pictures of WBOY finalists, winners, and more.

Interested in purchasing a photo from the WBOY Gala? Hi-res copies are available for $15. Contact Sheryl Thomas, PlusCorp Photography and Marketing, 713.449.2468.

Welcome these new NAWBO Houston members:

Julie Marie Irvin
Keystone Resources

Ivette Mayo
Yo Soy I Am, LLC
Jillian Fink
Candice Gilmore
Southern Rehabilitation Clinic
Victoria Slater Giambra
Solvido Coaching
Maria-Vittoria Carminati
PLS Translations

Connect with these renewing NAWBO Houston members:

Myrleen Knott
Buffalo Flange
Susan St.Germain
TransProject, LLC
Kristi Smith
Lawler Foods
Linda Drummond
Drummond PR
Cassie Levy
Emmit Moss Trust

Member Businesses In the Spotlight

Sharon Hairston-King
Hairston & Associates Insurance Services

Hairston & Associates Insurance Services is a full service insurance agency. We sell auto, home, life, commercial, medical, annuity, and dental insurance. We are an agency that cares. Contact Sharon at (281)257-0252 or by email.

Visit our membership Member Opportunities page to learn how to reserve your “spot” today!

Corporate Sponsor Business In the Spotlight

Visit the Become a Partner page to learn how to become a Corporate Sponsor Business in the Spotlight.