American Business Women’s Association

Nutmeg Chapter #4244

Waterbury, CT 06702
Established in 1977

Nutmeg Chapter Vision Statement
We are Aspiring, Bright, Women Achieving goals and dreams. Spice up your life with a little Nutmeg! The Chapter’s recipe for success to empower its members includes some key ingredients: inspire one another, respect for all, a thirst for knowledge, and a taste for success. We aptly utilize networking, business, and communication skills as we cultivate our future.

The mission of the American Business Women’s Association is to bring together business women of diverse occupations and to provide opportunities for them to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally through leadership, education, networking support and national recognition.

Nutmeg Chapter #4244
Executive Board  2013-2014
President – Barbara Houle ltfbmh@aol.com
Vice President – Rita DiMaria ltfbmh@aol.com
Treasurer – Jan Baltrush findyourstuff@att.net
Secretary – Linda Jacovino lindajacovino@sbcglobal.net

Spice up your life! Join the Nutmeg Chapter today!
Interested in joining this dynamic local chapter of ABWA?
Contact our Membership Committee for more information. The Committee chair is Rita DiMaria ltfbmh@aol.com.

Meetings are the first Monday of each month.


FUNDRAISING: Nina Laudano nina.laudano@snet.net &
Lynne Lund 203-755-9207
HOSPITALITY: Anne Drost annedy611@yahoo.com
MEMBERSHIP: Rita DiMaria ltfbmh@aol.com
NEWSLETTER: Judy Paolini 154sparrows@sbcglobal.net
PROGRAMS: Rita Lombardi ritalombardilmt@gmail.com
PUBLICITY: Helen Fascia fasciasweets@att.net
RECOGNITION: Dolores Yerger 203-267-4270
SCHOLARSHIP: Betsy Conway bjnocera@aol.com
WEBMASTER: Jorge Dias jorge_dias@ml.com

To visit the ABWA National site, please click on: http://www.abwa.org

Membership Recruitment Brochure:


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Category: GeneralJuly Meeting


July 7, 2014

Program Speaker:

Vocational Speaker:

Recognize Member's Anniversary with ABWA

Install New Officers

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  • 2014 Membership Campaign AD



    10. The more members, the merrier.
    9. Expand your league’s
    network, not just locally,
    but nationally level as well.
    8. Enhance ABWA’s reputation
    in your community.
    7. Practice organizational
    leadership skills.
    6. Gain valuable sales
    5. Achieve national
    recognition for yourself
    and your group at district
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    4. Put into practice valuable
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    3. Get to know current
    members better as you
    work toward a shared goal.
    2. A task shared is half a task!
    If everyone does a little, no
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  • ****Featured****

    Our NEWEST Members in 2014:

    Feb: Amy Griswold

    March: Nicole Maggio

    April: Caryn Vincent

    June: Judy LaCapra, Jane Polacco, Diana Rivera

    Please seek them out during our next meeting and introduce yourselves to them.

    Let's make them feel welcomed and a part of our ABWA Nutmeg Chapter!

  • JULY Meeting

    Date: 7/7/2014
    Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Location: Amalfi Restaurant
    580 Wolcott St.
    Waterbury, CT 06704

    COST only $25. RSVP to Anne!

    Please click on "Programs Page" or the Newsletter ... for further details.

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