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  • Join us for Fun on the 5th!

    Zimmerman Symphony Center

    Join us on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. at The Zimmerman Symphony Center (The “Z”) to relax, unwind and network with the ladies of Women’s Impact Inc!
    This event is open to all MEMBERS and NON-MEMBERS, so please feel free to bring guests and show off all that Women’s Impact has to offer! *Please be sure to abide by the guest policy.*
    There is no cost for Fun on the 5th events but registration is required.
    Entertainment, hor d’oeuvres and complimentary beer, wine and soft drinks will be provided!

    See you on the 5th!!


  • Don't Miss the April Dialogue Series Luncheon!


    Join us at noon on April 16, 2015 to meet Kay Feagles, CFP and learn about the chair of Women’s Impact Inc. during this dialogue series luncheon!  Kay will share her experience as a leader in the community.

    This event is open to Founding and Supporting Members. Tickets are $25 and seats are limited to 20, first come first served. Founding and Supporting members may bring one guest but please refer to our Guest Policy*. Please register and pay for your guest separately.

    Advance registration and payment is required; the deadline is April 10, 2015.


    More about Kay…

    Recently retired as a partner in the Raymond James Financial Services, Inc. firm at Belden, Kay had been providing independent financial advice to her clients since 1983. In 1994, she earned her credentials as a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER TM professional. Beginning in 2012, Kay became a member of the Raymond James Leader’s Council and was recently named a 2013 Woman of Distinction by Raymond James – an award given to women advisors with Raymond James who are exceptional in both their professional and personal contributions. She continues to serve on the Raymond James Women’s Advisory Council at the corporate level and as a consultant to the RJ Belden firm.

    Her community involvement includes serving as Chair of Women’s Impact Inc.; she was one of the four Founding members. She also was a founding member of the United Way Women’s Leadership Council, former Board President of the Better Business Bureau, former Board Vice President of the Canton Museum of Art, and currently serves on the board of Direction Home, Akron/Canton Area Agency on Aging, Community Advisory Board for SarahCare and the Finance Committee at St. Joan of Arc Parish.

    A resident of Perry Township for many years, Kay, along with husband Gerry, are the proud parents of two daughters: Sarah, a graduate of Vanderbilt University, served as a Naval Officer before obtaining her Master’s Degree at Duke and Jessica, a graduate of Tulane University is working in Energy Trading for BP/Singapore.


    Guests are welcome to attend two events before being required to become a member of Women’s Impact Inc.

  • Register for the 2015 Women's Impact Golf League!

    The 2015 Links League – A League of Our Own will be hosted on Tuesdays at Clearview Golf Club from May 5th through August 25th! Golf is both recreational and therapeutic to the mind, body and soul. Spend peaceful time on the course enjoying nature and networking with friends old and new.
    The $265 participation fee covers green fees for 17 weeks and includes an exclusive “Tee Time” discussion every 3rd week hosted by Renee Powell. Renee will also be offering special instructional sessions for those new to the game.

    The league is open to Members only.


    We look forward to seeing you! “FORE!!!”

  • 2015 ATHENA Award Winner, Sandra Watkins Cleaver!

    Congratulations to Sandra Watkins Cleaver, our 2015 ATHENA Award winner. She wowed the judges of this prestigious award with her compassion and enthusiasm for her work in elder law in Stark County over the years.
    Sandra was joined by six other amazing women as finalists for the award. Shelley Loreen Boss, Alexandra Nicholis Coon, Nancy Gessner, Sue Grabowski, Laurie Moline and Anne Triplett have all made incredible strides in the leadership of women in our community and deserve to be congratulated.

    We thank all of our generous sponsors and attendees of the 2015 ATHENA Awards and look forward to seeing what our 2017 ATHENA Award brings!


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