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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 May Dialogue Series Luncheon!

    Sue V2(1)

    Join us at noon on May 19, 2015 to meet Sue Grabowski during this dialogue series luncheon!  Sue will share her experience as a leader in the community in her talk about image.

    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 May 15, 2015.


    More about Sue…

    Sue Grabowski leads a talented team of marketing strategists, writers, art directors, and web professionals who serve Fortune 500 companies and nonprofits alike. The firm’s philosophy is “message first,” and its team members are adept at understanding audiences and developing content that resonates.
    Prior to launching Grabowski & Co. in 1997, Sue worked as an associate editor for Babcox Publications, an account executive at Covington Communications and a senior communications specialist at Progressive Insurance. The firm’s clients include Employers Health, The Timken Company, Akron Children’s Hospital, Malone University and 30 other small businesses and nonprofits.
    In the past eight years, Grabowski & Co.’s work has garnered more than 70 ADDY® Awards, including four “Best of Show” and five “Judge’s Award” honors. The company has been included on the 2012 – 2014 Weatherhead 100 list of fastest-growing businesses in northeast Ohio. Grabowski & Co. also won a Business Excellence Award from the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce.
    Sue is a Canton native who graduated with a Communications Arts degree from Malone University. She serves on several community boards and committees, including Pathway Caring for Children, Mobile Meals Inc., the Leadership Stark County Economic Development Day committee and the Business Excellence Award committee of the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce. She was honored as “Ad Person of the Year” in 2013 by the Canton Advertising Federation.
    Sue has been married to Leonard for 20 years. They have three children – Abbi, 17; Mitch, 14; and Zane, 10.


    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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