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    April 13, 2016 – Meeting Minutes

    Guests:

    • Champagne Cleaning Services, 703.787.0300
    • Sonny Cogswell, Sonny-N-Sons Painting LLC, 703.779.1343
    • Matthew Gaffey, Suntrust Investment Services, Inc., 703.254.6642
    • Stacy Maguire, Eyedea Advertising and Design, 703.444.4661.
    • and Tony Howard!!

     Action Points:

    • Healthy Business Challenge – FREE to sign up. Quick survey only takes a few minutes to complete.
    • Valor Awards table went very well.  Look for photos and summary in the next week.
    • Congratulations to our team member, Susan Kerr, who has been elected to a national role in her professional organization. Susan is the outgoing president of the Mid Atlantic Chapter of the National Association of Professional Mortgage Women [NAPMW] and a Vice-President of the Residential/Consumer Finance Group at Access National Bank. She has just been elected as a National Vice-President and will start her duties at the national convention next week.

    Entrepreneurial Moment – Bill Hornbeck – none today

    3fc93377-8e78-42ef-b63e-a4e5b5d5a475Carol told an anecdote that underscores the importance of character in our personal lives and in our business affairs:   A family was together at the veterinarian’s office mourning the death of the family dog.  Someone asked why dog’s lived so much shorter lives than humans.  The youngest child offered this explanation – Dog’s come into the world loving others, sacrificing for others and finding joy in the simplest of things.  Humans by contrast take a lifetime to understand the importance of these values.

     

    Spotlighter – Carol Kearney

    Carol is a Real Estate Broker and she does some property management as well

    Her best clients let her know they want to sell about a year in advance

    Most of her business comes from referrals

    Carol meets buyer and seller needs even if that means passing on a transaction, delaying a transaction or advising a buyer to rent.

    Carol is passionate about the Chamber and all of its networking opportunities.

    Carol read a heartfelt thank you to all of our Leadshare members as she feels we are all part of her success.

     

    Upcoming Events

    • April 24 – Super Hero 5K
    • April 28 – Leadshare luncheon – FREE
    • April 29 – Chamber Continuing Education Event
    • MAY is Lyme Disease Awareness Month
    • May 2 – “All ages read together” Golf Tourney at Raspberry Falls
    • May 15 – Loudoun Senior Expo
    • May 15 – Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Open House!
    • May 20 – National Bike to Work Day
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