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Woman2Woman luncheons are held on the second Tuesday of each month from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Locations vary. These functions provide opportunities for:

Annual Business Leader


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Annual Business Sponsor

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Networking and Social Interaction
The first half-hour is devoted to mingling and meeting others to build your business relationships

Chamber Announcements
Learn what’s happening in your Chamber!

Programs on Business Related Topics
Guest speakers address topics of interest to businesswomen

Philanthropic Opportunities
Twice per year, W2W sponsors local philanthropic programs

A delicious plated lunch is served prior to the program. Cost is $20 for Chamber members/ $25 for non-members. (Guests of members may receive the discounted rate.) Frequent attendees may purchase punch cards for additional savings (details below). Check, cash, or credit card payments may be made in advance or at the door.

To attend, simply contact the Yorkville Chamber at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or by phone, 630-553-6853 with your RSVP no later than the Friday prior to the event.

Cancellations:  Please give 24 hours notice of cancellation to avoid being charged for your lunch.


Upcoming Program:

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Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Location: Pinheadz Bar & Grill (inside Yorkville Bowl)
1211 N. Bridge St., Yorkville


Presented by Michele Needham and Nichole Diehl,  Waubonsee Community College


Presentation Topic:  Interviewing Skills

Hiring the right person for your vacant position isn’t just about the candidate’s experience; it’s about finding qualified individuals who can make a positive impact on your organization. This presentation will cover best practices for recruiting, interviewing and hiring. We will touch on legal compliance, committee interview process and common pitfalls in hiring.


Michele Needham


Nichole Diehl


Michele Needham is the Executive Director of Human Resources for Waubonsee Community College and has been with the college for more than 22 years. Michele has more than 25 years of human resources and management experience. She has worked primarily in the higher education, banking and retail industries. Michele holds an MBA with an emphasis in Human Resource Management from Benedictine University and has completed all but dissertation in the Community College Executive Leadership Program at the University of Illinois.

Nichole Diehl is the Employment Manager for Waubonsee Community College. Nichole has over 15 years of human resources and management experience. She has worked primarily in the higher education, banking and retail industries. Nichole holds a BA in Sociology from Eastern Illinois University. She will complete her MA with an emphasis in Human Resource Management from St. Mary's University of Minnesota in October, 2014.




MENU: 

  • Cobb Salad.  Ham, Hard-Boiled Egg, Tomato, Bleu Cheese, American Cheese, on Mixed Greens.  Choice of Bleu Cheese, Ranch or Thousand Island

  • 1/3 Pound Cheese Burger.  All Burgers cooked Medium Well and includes Cheddar Cheese, Lettuce, Onion, Tomato and a Pickle.  Served with French Fries.

  • Hot Ham & Cheese.  On Toast, Served with Chips

11:30 a.m.  Networking
12:00 p.m.  Luncheon & Program

Public Invited - $20 chamber members ($25 non-members; members may invite guests at member rate)

Location: Pinheadz Bar & Grill
1211 N. Bridge Street, Yorkville

RSVP: 630-553-6853 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Please RSVP with your food choice!


Save the Date!


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uesday, October 14, 2014

Speaker:  Illinois State Representative Kay Hatcher




Free Lunch

Lunch punch cards are available.  Purchase a card for the cost of 5 luncheons and receive the 6th lunch for free!  Punch cards are transferable but not refundable.  They will expire 18 months from date of issue. Punch cards may be purchased at the luncheons or by contacting the chamber office.

Sponsorship Opportunities
Annual Business Leader
Annual Business Sponsors  
Luncheon Host

You may represent your company for a 12-month commitment, or for just a single luncheon. Download information here:

Sponsorship Opportunities

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