WEO Meeting September 20, 2017

The Women Entrepreneurs Organization (WEO) of SW Washington presents the Fourth Annual Red Carpet Awards Dinner with special guest speaker Bri Leever, Director of Leadership Development at Sseko Designs.

Two awards will be presented at this meeting: The WEO President's Award, known as the "Ann Mason Award" in honor of its first recipient and longest serving president. The award is chosen by the current WEO president in recognition of exemplary service by a member to the Women Entrepreneurs Organization.

The second award is the WEO Spirit Award, a member-nominated award to recognize WEO women who embody, exemplify and model WEO values.  The 2017 WEO Spirit Award Nominees are Amy Loudenback, Angie Sullivan, Bethany Arzhanov, Debra Wilson, Donna Baxter, Kara Hileman, Laura Harrington, Meredith McKell Graff, Nicole Douglas, Pam Hunter, Roni Sasaki, Sam Mikel, Tammy Leibfarth, Terrie Klinski, and Wendee Dineen.

The WEO Spirit nominees will be honored, and the winner announced at the meeting. WEO's many dedicated volunteers will also be recognized and honored at this meeting.

Also on the agenda are Centerpiece Sponsor presentation, WEO's Pot O'Gold philanthropy, and more.

WHO: Women Entrepreneurs Organization of SW Washington (WEO)

WHAT: 4th Annual Red Carpet Awards Dinner/September monthly meeting

WHEN: Wednesday, September 20, 2017, at 5:30 PM

WHERE: The Heathman Lodge, 7801 NE Greenwood Drive, Vancouver, WA 98662

HOW MUCH: $44.50 advance for members/$49.50 visitors; includes buffet, dessert, coffee, tea, tax & tip

Register here for the September 2017 meeting


Bri Leever

Bri Leever is the Director of Leadership Development at Sseko Designs. Raised on a farm in Amish Country (although she's not Amish), she attended high school in the Middle East before returning back to the States for college. Bri graduated from Taylor University with a double major in political science and developmental economics. Since joining Sseko in 2014, Bri has dreamed, developed and rolled out the company's direct sales channel, the Sseko Fellows Program (which she now manages). Currently residing in Portland, OR, you can find her scaling mountains, unabashedly adding creamer to her coffee and eating all the donuts.



Amy Loudenback

Visiting Angels



Networking begins at 5:30

Dinner at 6

Keynote Speaker at 7

Awards Presentations at 7:45

Meeting ends at 8:30


Baby Lettuce with Candied Walnuts, Gorgonzola crumbles & Cabernet Vinaigrette

Pan Roasted Halibut with Champagne Cream Sauce

Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Green Beans with Bacon and Herbs

Creme Brulee Lemon Bars


Reservations are required; RSVP at http://weowa.org/Sept-20-2017

About WEO

The Women Entrepreneurs Organization of Southwest Washington (WEO) is an association of women business owners and executives who meet the third Wednesday of each month to share knowledge, to network and to support one another in professional endeavors.


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