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 Sponsor
Networking and Social Interaction
The first half-hour is devoted to mingling and meeting others to build your business relationships
Learn what’s happening in your Chamber!
Programs on Business Related Topics
Guest speakers address topics of interest to businesswomen
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.
Cancellations: Please give 24 hours notice of cancellation to avoid being charged for your lunch.
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 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.
- 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
Please RSVP with your food choice!
Save the Date!
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Speaker: Illinois State Representative Kay Hatcher
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.
Annual Business Leader
Annual Business Sponsors
You may represent your company for a 12-month commitment, or for just a single luncheon. Download information here: