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Our monthly event offerings include a more formal luncheon at the top of the month and a mid-month casual breakfast meet up. Both events provide ample networking and educational opportunities, with top-level speakers brought in from major corporations, along with our very own BCPWN members serving as presenters. We're delighted to also offer complimentary private events to our membership along with special event sip and shops, happy hours and health and wellness outings at local establishments.

See what events are coming up soon - we're looking forward to seeing you.

    

 

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Upcoming events

    • 11/10/2021
    • 7:30 PM - 8:15 PM
    • via Zoom
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    BCPWN Member Exclusive: The Gratitude Exchange

    November is the month of giving thanks, and BCPWN wants to once again celebrate and show gratitude for our membership in a special way.  The Gratitude Exchange -- a gesture of camaraderie, cheer, and support from one BCPWN member to another. 

    Developed and rolled out last year by BCPWN Members Cat Garruto and Lisa Pisano, the program comes at a time when we all need it the most -- to show compassion, the human touch, and a festive spirit.

    Throughout the month of November, each registered member will surprise a randomly assigned recipient with a Gratitude Basket as a way to boost morale, network, and inspire deeper human connections with each other.  Plus, who doesn't love a little surprise for all of their hard work these days?!


    Here's how it works:

    • Join us on Wednesday, 11/10 at 7:30pm for a social Zoom get together, where those registered will be partnered with a fellow BCPWN Member who will be her "gratitude recipient".
    • Everyone on the zoom will have a chance to share their likes/dislikes (i.e. allergies, preferences, etc.) so that baskets can be customized and personal to the recipient.
    • Members mutually make arrangements to give/receive before 11/30 -- the idea is to spend 5-10 minutes socially distanced on the doorstep to connect a bit and enjoy a human exchange.
    • There is no fee to register for the event on 11/10!  Once registrants are partnered up, it is simply whatever you decide to fill your basket with.  We're recommending a $30-$40 basket value, and that members include some of your business cards and company information for purposes of networking.
    • The group of Gratitude Exchangers will get together via Zoom in early December to reconvene on how the experience went for everyone.

    Questions? Contact us at info@eventgrp.com.  Hope to see you on 11/10!

    Zoom link will be sent 24 hours in advance to all registered participants.

















    • 11/12/2021
    • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Andrea's, 20 E. Prospect Street, Waldwick, NJ
    • 20
    Register

    BCPWN Gratitude Luncheon:

    Friday, November 12, 2021

    12n - 2pm


       
         

    It's the season of Gratitude and Gathering -- and we could not be more grateful to gather together for lunch to mark the start of the holiday season.  Join us at Andrea's in Waldwick for an indoor plated 3-course lunch, and cash bar, while enjoying much anticipated in-person time with friends and colleagues.

     ** Registration is Open from 10/25 - 11/8**




    This is a fantastic opportunity to expand your inner circle while reconnecting in person with friends and colleagues.

      Member Price: $48.00

    Non-Member Price: $58.00

    Sponsor (Members Only): $150 - Only 3 Spots Available!


    Luncheon Sponsorship Details:

    3 spots are available for BCPWN members to sponsor the luncheon itself.  As part of this sponsorship price, your event ticket is included and you will be highlighted in a dedicated email to the 1,000+ BCPWN community in December, complete with your photo and 100-150 word entry about your business - AND BONUS SOCIAL MEDIA PROMO!

    Your membership must be active.

    You must be present at luncheon on 11/12.

    Once paid and confirmed, please email your photo and content to Lisa Pisano, INFO@bcpwn.com no later than November 10th.


    2022 BCPWN Corporate Sponsorship:

    Show your year-round support of BCPWN through a Corporate Sponsorship at a very special member rate. Your membership must be active, and you do not need to be present at luncheon to activate. Click here to get full details and pricing.


    **Please note that due to COVID--19 restrictions, this event is subject to cancellation at any given time leading up to the day-of event per government edict and refunds will be issued accordingly (minus the PayPal processing fee).   All attendees will be forwarded a COVID-19 Event Waiver form that will need to be completed before 11/13/20.**

    Cancellations can be accepted in writing up to 72 business hours prior to the event. No refunds will be issued after that point.

    • 11/18/2021
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Zoom
    Register

    Author Visit -- Betrayed by Work: Women's Stories of Trauma, Healing and Hope after Being Fired


    Betrayed by Work: Women’s Stories of Trauma, Healing and Hope after Being Fired, by Julia Erickson MBA and Suzanne Vosburg PhD, offers practical job loss recovery tools for professional women. Erickson, an executive and career coach as well as a survivor of being fired, has coached many people who have experienced job loss. This and Vosburg’s long-held interest in workplace dynamics led to this book.

    When women get fired, it is often devastating, traumatic, and isolating. How, then, does a woman navigate the emotional impact of this event? With other women. In Betrayed by Work, authors Julia Erickson, MBA, and Suzanne Vosburg, PhD, bear witness to the stories of working women who lost their jobs. Their stories describe what happened immediately and in the aftermath of being let go, validate women’s feelings about being fired, and offer a source of hope and companionship to women coping with their own job loss.

    The book is also an excellent guide for people who know someone who has suffered sudden job loss. And it contains recommendations for employers who wish to end employment relationships more compassionately.

    Suzanne Vosburg and Julia Erickson will provide an exclusive author visit with the BCPWN community in November and will address:

    • Why they wrote the book,
    • Present a selection of material from the book,
    • Their contributors: who did and did not contribute and why,
    • What they learned from writing the book,
    • What the working together process was like - Why they worked so well together?
    • What's next...

    How to Access the Zoom Presentation:  

    ***24 hours before the event, you'll receive a reminder email from BCPWN with Zoom log in details. Please check your email inbox and/or spam folder for this message. ***

    About the Presenters:

    Julia Erickson, MBA (https://myrightfitjob.com/) is a career coach who helps people find their “right fit” work. She wrote an ebook, Your Right Fit Job: Guide to Getting Work You Really Love, and has contributed essays to two other books, one of which is the best-selling Success from the Heart. She was Executive Director of two non-profit organizations in New York City over a twelve year period. Prior to that, Julia led public/private workforce development initiatives in NYC government. A graduate of Smith College, Julia has an MBA in Leadership.



    Suzanne Vosburg, PhD (www.suzannevosburg.com) has worked as a researcher, writer and photographer. Her PhD is in cognitive psychology. Suzanne’s father owned and managed a medium-sized business; he emphasized how important it is to openly address conflict and respectfully acknowledge emotions for a company to be healthy. He thought this was an essential and often overlooked element in many companies. In her work in various academic and industry environments, Suzanne has thought a lot about her father’s perspective. Her book Betrayed by Work pursues her deeply-held interest in how people work together.











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    • 12/02/2021
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • via Zoom
    • 20
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    BCPWN Holiday Event: Virtual Cheeseboard Making Class with Say Cheese Bergen County

    Love Cheese? Ever admire those gorgeously curated charcuterie boards, and wonder how to create one yourself? 

    Back by popular demand --


    Join us on December 2nd as we gather with Say Cheese Bergen County for an exciting holiday cheeseboard making class.  Pick up a box with all the ingredients you need to make an impressive display.  Meet us on Zoom that evening for a fun night of Cheeseboard making tips and assembly.  Dont forget to bring some wine!

    -A 1-hour Zoom workshop with Lia Littlewood, Proprietor of Say Cheese Bergen County (check out her stunning spreads and boards on Instagram) with your fellow BCPWN Member participants.

    -Pick Up your cheeseboard components in Ridgewood a few days before event (more details to come).

    Please be sure to register by November 24th so that materials can be ordered and delivered in time for our event.

    Register for this fun, tasty and interactive holiday event today!












    Cancellations can be accepted in writing up to 72 business hours prior to the event. No refunds will be issued after that point.

                                                                                                            
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