Latest Women's Impact News

  • Women's Impact Awards! March 23, 2017

    Thursday, March 23, 2017

    Kent State University at Stark Conference Center
    6000 Frank Road, North Canton, OH 44720

    5:30 p.m. Complimentary Cocktail Reception
    6 p.m. Dinner // 6:30 Program

    $75 per person // Table sponsorships $700

    REGISTER TODAY

    Honoring the Inaugural Class 
    of 
    Women’s Impact Awards Recipients:

    The Women’s Fund Endowment of the Stark Community Foundation

    Kay Feagles, Founding Chair, Women’s Impact, Inc.

    Merle Griff, Entreprenuer // CEO, SarahCare Senior Solutions

    The Honorable Judge Taryn Heath, Court of Common Pleas

    Sue Ramsey, Retired Women’s Basketball Coach, Ashland University

    REGISTER TODAY

    Thanks to our sponsors:

     

     Opportunities to Celebrate

    Table Sponsorships are available for $700 which includes admission for 8, a reserved table for your party, signage on all tables thanking table sponsors, inclusion in the Awards! program and your logo on the event scrolling slide show. You may purchase a table at registration by entering one name as the sponsor table registrant/contact. Please send the names and email addresses of your remaining seven guests to womensimpactinc@gmail.com. If you prefer to be invoiced for the table sponsorship, please contact Shelley Schweitzer at this email or call 330.327.0840.
      
    Thank Your Mentor by honoring those who helped you unleash your power and realize your potential. Attend the Women’s Impact Awards with your mentor and share a message of thanks/support. No more than 150 characters please. Messages will be shared in a variety of ways at the March 23 celebration. Indicate your desire to send a message on the registration form and then cut and paste the link provided into your browser or highlight the link and chose the “go to” option. There is no charge to share a message with your mentor.
     

    Questions? Contact Shelley Schweitzer, Women’s Impact, Inc. Executive Director: womensimpactinc@gmail.com, 330.327.0840   

     

     

    Celebrating 5 Years of women helping women Unleash Power and Realize Potential

    Join us for the Women’s Impact Awards! and recognize those who are making a difference in the lives of women.

    REGISTER TODAY

    Thursday, March 23, 2017

    Kent State University at Stark Conference Center

    5:30 p.m. Complimentary Cocktail Reception
    6 p.m. Dinner // 6:30 Program

    $75 per person // Table Sponsorship $700

     

  • Women's Impact, Inc. Annual Meeting April 6

  • Women's Impact Celebrates 5 Years at Awards Dinner March 23, 2017

    Celebrating 5 Years of women helping women Unleash Power and Realize Potential

    Join us for the Women’s Impact Awards!
    and recognize those who are making a difference in the lives of women.

    Thursday, March 23, 2017

    Kent State University at Stark Conference Center

    5:30 p.m. Complimentary Cocktail Reception
    6 p.m. Dinner // 6:30 Program

    $75 per person // Table Sponsorship $700

    REGISTER TODAY


    Honoring the Inaugural Class 
    of 
    Women’s Impact Awards Recipients:

    The Women’s Fund Endowment of the Stark Community Foundation

    Kay Feagles, Founding Chair, Women’s Impact, Inc.

    Merle Griff, Entreprenuer // CEO, SarahCare Senior Solutions

    The Honorable Judge Taryn Heath, Court of Common Pleas

    Sue Ramsey, Retired Women’s Basketball Coach, Ashland University

    Thanks to our sponsors: 

     Opportunities to Celebrate

    Table Sponsorships are available for $700 which includes admission for 8, a reserved table for your party, signage on all tables thanking table sponsors, inclusion in the Awards! program and your logo on the event scrolling slide show. You may purchase a table at registration by entering one name as the sponsor table registrant/contact. Please send the names and email addresses of your remaining seven guests to womensimpactinc@gmail.com. If you prefer to be invoiced for the table sponsorship, please contact Shelley Schweitzer at this email or call 330.327.0840.
      
    Thank Your Mentor by honoring those who helped you unleash your power and realize your potential. Attend the Women’s Impact Awards with your mentor and share a message of thanks/support. No more than 150 characters please. Messages will be shared in a variety of ways at the March 23 celebration. Indicate your desire to send a message on the registration form and then cut and paste the link provided into your browser or highlight the link and chose the “go to” option. There is no charge to share a message with your mentor.

    Questions? Contact Shelley Schweitzer, Women’s Impact, Inc. Executive Director: womensimpactinc@gmail.com, 330.327.0840   

     
  • Rodek Honored at NSME'S 45th Annual Accent on Excellence Awards

     

    Joyce Rodek was one of 33 Akron/Canton professionals honored at the National Sales and Marketing Executives 45th Annual Accent on Excellence Awards. Joyce was recognized for being a founder of the North Canton Executive Networking Group (NCENG), an organization that helps people navigate through the dark days following job loss or downsizing.

    For the past seven years Joyce, along with a dedicated group of volunteers, has led free, bi-monthly meetings providing training, networking opportunities and hope to those in career transition. She has been described as a “lighthouse” for some 2000 people.

    Her nominator is also a Women’s Impact, Inc. member, Dianne Digianantonio. Also volunteering as a part of the NCENG leadership team is Women’s Impact, Inc. member Barbara Jean Winston.

  • Melissa Hackenberg Honored by Canton City School District

    Women’s Impact, Inc. member Melissa Hackenberg was one of seven outstanding and influential community leaders honored by The Canton City School District at its 2017 District Wide Black History Month Celebration. A Rising Star Award, designated for “up and coming leaders in the community” was presented to Melissa for The Love Gift program she started in 2012 through Cathedral of Life Church. The Love Gift is a free wedding event for couples who live together, but are unable to afford a wedding. Melissa is a real estate professional with a love for community service. Congratulations Melissa.

  • Four Impact Members Among "30 Faces of Leadership"

    There are some familiar faces in the “30 Faces of Leadership Stark County” honorees. Celebrating its 30th Class, Leadership Stark County and About Magazine are recognizing 30 of Leadership’s graduates who are “living the mission” of the organization. Congratulations to Women’s Impact, Inc. members:

    Karen Brenneman, Women’s Impact, Inc. Treasurer
    Managing Partner, Hall Kistler & Company LLP

    Kathy Catazaro-Perry, Mayor, City of Massillon
    Women’s Impact, Inc. Board Member

    Gloria J. Pope, Community Trustee, Retired
    Women’s Impact, Inc. Board Member

    Shelley Schweitzer, Founder, SAS Organizing Solutions, LLC 
    Women’s Impact, Inc. Executive Director