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Sep
30
Tue
Calgary CRAVEfuel September 2014 @ JB Music Therapy Centre, (near Chinook Mall)
Sep 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Calgary CRAVEfuel September 2014  @ JB Music Therapy Centre, (near Chinook Mall) | Calgary | Alberta | Canada

 

A creative workshop made up of one part inspiration, a thousand parts collaboration.

Have fun, meet amazing people and move your projects, career and business forward.

Speakers: Zoey Duncan; ZEDS Comic Communications and Jennifer Buchanan; JB Music Therapy

Topic: Discover your story magic!

Host: JB Music Therapy

Free for dues-paying CRAVE members. If you are not a member, you can learn more/apply to be one by filling out this simple form! If you are a current paying member email Brooke or Melody for a discount code.

“Whether face to face, blogging, or posting on pinterest…we’re telling our story.

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About This Event:

At CRAVE we’ve been thinking a lot about communication style, especially the power of storytelling. We’re wired for stories. We see ourselves in each other’s stories. It’s a great way to connect. Whether face to face, blogging, or posting on pinterest…we’re telling our story. The whole idea behind our Urban Campfire events is the connection experienced in storytelling around the campfire. Is there a story driving your business message?

Join us at CRAVEfuel…to explore and learn more about the art and craft of storytelling. Discover your story magic! Come join us at CRAVEfuel for an inspiring night of shared stories and meaningful conversations.  We’ll help each other unburden, unload and identify the people and places that are filling us up versus the environments that our depleting our energy.

 At CRAVEfuel, we get to heart of what’s going on, what needs to change, and how to take that first step. No topic is off limits! Join us for a night of authenticity, vulnerability and meaningful connections.

  • CRAVEfuel lasts 2+ hours. Includes wine and light snacks.
  • The first 20 minutes features a speaker or panel of speakers on the evening’s subject.
  • Small group discussions follow where each person’s challenges are workshopped.
  • If you are a woman in transition, a woman longing for “what’s next,” or looking for a community and friendships, this event is for you.


About The Speakers:

zoey-headshot-2014Zoey Duncan

 Zoey Duncan is a freelance writer, comedy writing teacher and roller derby player. Zoey teaches the art and science of writing jokes and embracing the comedy in life with ZEDS Comic Communication and in their Wit & Writing drop-in classes. She is currently ghostwriting a humourous memoir about surgery, but that doesn’t mean you should let her replace your hip. You can tweet her @zoeywrites or follow her blog at zoeywrites.com

 

 

 

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 JB Music Therapy (JBMT) served its first client the second Friday of September in 1991. JB Music Therapy (JBMT) is a Canadian company based in Calgary, Alberta. JB Music Therapy staff serve individuals and groups throughout the Calgary community. JB Music Therapy Inc., established in 1991, is recognized throughout Calgary, Alberta as an expert provider for music therapy programs, presentations and resources for health care and education professionals. Increasingly, JB Music Therapy Inc. is gaining visibility nationally and internationally. JB Music Therapy Inc. offers four primary services: direct music therapy service, special projects (Therapy Express camps, therapeutic drum circles),presentations and resources. As of 2013, JB Music Therapy Inc. serves over 1800 individuals in over 130 agencies, schools, hospitals, private residences and its own JB Music Therapy Centre every month by a dedicated team of professional music therapists. In addition JBMT’s presentation and product division develop and sell books, workbooks and CDs. These products are the perfect adjunct to the Conference Keynotes and Trainings facilitated by JBMT’s owner, Jennifer Buchanan.  Connect online here. 

 
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Toronto CRAVEfuel September 2014 @ Whitespace Common
Sep 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Toronto CRAVEfuel September 2014  @ Whitespace Common | Toronto | Ontario | Canada

 

A creative workshop made up of one part inspiration, a thousand parts collaboration.

Have fun, meet amazing people and move your projects, career and business forward.

Speakers: Ashleigh and Christine; Whitespace Common 

Topic: Discover your story magic!

Host: Whitespace Common

Free for dues-paying CRAVE members. If you are not a member, you can learn more/apply to be one by filling out this simple form! If you are a current paying member email Sara or Melody for a discount code.

“Whether face to face, blogging, or posting on pinterest…we’re telling our story.

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About This Event:

At CRAVE we’ve been thinking a lot about communication style, especially the power of storytelling. We’re wired for stories. We see ourselves in each other’s stories. It’s a great way to connect. Whether face to face, blogging, or posting on pinterest…we’re telling our story. The whole idea behind our Urban Campfire events is the connection experienced in storytelling around the campfire. Is there a story driving your business message?

Join us at CRAVEfuel…to explore and learn more about the art and craft of storytelling. Discover your story magic! Come join us at CRAVEfuel for an inspiring night of shared stories and meaningful conversations.  We’ll help each other unburden, unload and identify the people and places that are filling us up versus the environments that our depleting our energy.

 At CRAVEfuel, we get to heart of what’s going on, what needs to change, and how to take that first step. No topic is off limits! Join us for a night of authenticity, vulnerability and meaningful connections.

  • CRAVEfuel lasts 2+ hours. Includes wine and light snacks.
  • The first 20 minutes features a speaker or panel of speakers on the evening’s subject.
  • Small group discussions follow where each person’s challenges are workshopped.
  • If you are a woman in transition, a woman longing for “what’s next,” or looking for a community and friendships, this event is for you.


About The Speakers:

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Ashleigh and Christine

“Whitespace Common co-founders, Ashleigh and Christine, met each other through their sons’ pre-school. These moms quickly bonded over the best decisions they ever made: leaving the corporate world and creating their own businesses, but they also bonded over the challenges of working at home.  

After years of trying to hush rambunctious toddlers while talking to clients, furiously firing off emails during precious naptimes, toiling away in basements and bedrooms while caregivers attempted to distract the kids from realizing mom was actually home, and attempting to set up office (okay, squatting) in the local coffee shop, both women realized that working at home was just not working.  

While talking (okay, bitching) about their situations and talking about how they were probably going to need to find office space, they both discovered that each woman separately had already researched the idea of opening a shared workspace for women like them. Women like you! Originally crafting this idea to solve their own challenges, Ashleigh and Christine are excited they can now make available a space for women like themselves who are looking for a work place to connect with other like-minded women, create and build amazing businesses in an inspiring environment, and collaborate with others to take their achievements to the next level.”

 

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Oct
7
Tue
Phoenix CRAVEfuel October 2014 @ A Mindfulness Life Center
Oct 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Phoenix CRAVEfuel October 2014  @ A Mindfulness Life Center | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States

 

A creative workshop made up of one part inspiration, a thousand parts collaboration.

Have fun, meet amazing people and move your projects, career and business forward.

Speakers: Anita Welsch and Cathie Barash; Powerful Life Solutions, LLC

Topic: FreakOut Moments: What in life makes you FREAK OUT?

Host: A Mindfulness Life Center

Free for dues-paying CRAVE members. If you are not a member, you can learn more/apply to be one by filling out this simple form! If you are a current paying member email Sara or Melody for a discount code.

“Halloween is coming, and ghouls and goblins aren’t the only things that might FREAK YOU OUT…”

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About This Event:

In the spirit of Halloween, October‘s CRAVEfuel is all about FreakOuts. Have you ever had a freakout moment? Is there something in your life or business that is currently sending chills up and down your spine? Everyone has their own unique freakout stories, and we all live with fears of little things that go ‘bump’ in the night, whether real or imaginary.

We will be sharing what makes us freak out and comparing how we all express our freakouts differently within the same subjects. Join us in sharing your fears and gain new perspective at a night filled with inspiration, juicy conversation and meaningful connections.

 At CRAVEfuel, we get to heart of what’s going on, what needs to change, and how to take that first step. No topic is off limits! Join us for a night of authenticity, vulnerability and meaningful connections.

  • CRAVEfuel lasts 2+ hours. Includes wine and light snacks.
  • The first 20 minutes features a speaker or panel of speakers on the evening’s subject.
  • Small group discussions follow where each person’s challenges are workshopped.
  • If you are a woman in transition, a woman longing for “what’s next,” or looking for a community and friendships, this event is for you.


About The Speakers:

Anita Welsch

Anita is an Energy Healer who developed a unique practice incorporating Reiki, Aromatherapy, Guided Meditation, and Intuition to ensure you achieve total relaxation and stress relief. She helps people balance the energy in their mind, body and soul. Clients enjoy her calm demeanor, approachability and positive outlook on life. 

“My passion is helping people feel great!”

Born and raised in the Australian outback, Anita has traveled the globe and lived in Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra and Edinburgh, Scotland before moving to Arizona in 2008. Anita and her husband are newlyweds who share their home with two adorable kitties called Olive and Buddy. 

Cathie Barash

 Cathie is a personal growth coach, who founded Powerful Life Solutions, LLC in 2006. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, and certification in life coaching. Her book, entitled The Right Relationship Starts with You, was published in 2012, and she continues writing articles pertaining to mindfulness and personal empowerment.

“Life is a gift, which we mindfully unwrap each day as we awaken to the present moment. By living with conscious awareness, we connect with the quiet place within us, and experience the unfolding of our highest good.”

Originally from Minnesota, Cathie lived in New Jersey for much of her adult life. She and her husband Steve moved to Arizona in 2005, and enjoy the endless, healing sunshine.

 
Sponsors:
 
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Oct
16
Thu
Denver CRAVEfuel October 2014 @ The River Power Vinyasa Studio
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Denver CRAVEfuel October 2014 @ The River Power Vinyasa Studio | Denver | Colorado | United States

A creative workshop made up of one part inspiration, a thousand parts collaboration.

Have fun, meet amazing people and move your projects, career and business forward.

Speaker:  Stacy Kelley

Topic: FreakOut Moments: What In Life Makes You Freak Out

Free for dues-paying CRAVE members. If you are not a member, you can learn more/apply to be one by filling out this simple form! If you are a current paying member email Sara or Melody for a discount code.

“Halloween is coming, and ghouls and goblins aren’t the only things that might FREAK YOU OUT…

tell stories fuel1 golden rolodex

fuel2serendipity fuel3

challenges

About This Event:

In the spirit of Halloween, October‘s CRAVEfuel is all about FreakOuts. Have you ever had a freakout moment? Is there something in your life or business that is currently sending chills up and down your spine? Everyone has their own unique freakout stories, and we all live with fears of little things that go ‘bump’ in the night, whether real or imaginary.

We will be sharing what makes us freak out and comparing how we all express our freakouts differently within the same subjects. Join us in sharing your fears and gain new perspective at a night filled with inspiration, juicy conversation and meaningful connections.

 At CRAVEfuel, we get to heart of what’s going on, what needs to change, and how to take that first step. No topic is off limits! Join us for a night of authenticity, vulnerability and meaningful connections.

  • CRAVEfuel lasts 2+ hours. Includes wine and light snacks.
  • The first 20 minutes features a speaker or panel of speakers on the evening’s subject.
  • Small group discussions follow where each person’s challenges are workshopped.
  • If you are a woman in transition, a woman longing for “what’s next,” or looking for a community and friendships, this event is for you.


About The Speakers:
 

Stacy Kelley

I’m a wife, mother, sister, friend and a business entrepreneur.  I’m fortunate to wake up to new opportunities each day.  Life’s daily adventures include my quadrepeligic husband and our 18 month old son, Corban.  Over the past two years I’ve been continually learning how to overcome freak out moments.  I’m blessed to have opened Moji, a Bang Salon, that serves many in the wheelchair community and offers love, support and great hair to the families of Craig hospital.

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Oct
29
Wed
Seattle CRAVEfuel October 2014 @ TBD
Oct 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

A creative workshop made up of one part inspiration, a thousand parts collaboration.

Have fun, meet amazing people and move your projects, career and business forward.

Speaker:  Susan Lacz, Ridgewells

Topic: FreakOut Moments: What in life makes you Freak Out?

Free for dues-paying CRAVE members. If you are not a member, you can learn more/apply to be one by filling out this simple form! If you are a current paying member email Sara or Melody for a discount code.

“What’s your FreakOut style? Own it!”

tell stories fuel1 golden rolodex

fuel2serendipity fuel3

challenges

About This Event:

In the spirit of Halloween, October’s CRAVEfuel is all about FreakOuts. Have you ever had a freakout moment? Is there something in your life or business that is currently sending chills up and down your spine? Everyone has their own unique freakout stories, and we all live with fears of little things that go ‘bump’ in the night, whether real or imaginary.

We will be sharing what makes us freak out and comparing how we all express our freakouts differently within the same subjects. Join us in sharing your fears and gain new perspective at a night filled with inspiration, juicy conversation and meaningful connections.

 At CRAVEfuel, we get to heart of what’s going on, what needs to change, and how to take that first step. No topic is off limits! Join us for a night of authenticity, vulnerability and meaningful connections.

  • CRAVEfuel lasts 2+ hours. Includes wine and light snacks.
  • The first 20 minutes features a speaker or panel of speakers on the evening’s subject.
  • Small group discussions follow where each person’s challenges are workshopped.
  • If you are a woman in transition, a woman longing for “what’s next,” or looking for a community and friendships, this event is for you.

 

About the Speakers:

Susan Lacz, a recognized leader and sought-after speaker in the catering and special events industry, is principal and chief executive officer of Ridgewells. She joined the nearly 90 year-old Washington, DC catering company as a sales representative in 1986 and with her business partners purchased the firm in 1997. Susan has been instrumental in the growth of the company’s portfolio adding such clients as the United States Golf Association, AT & T, Rolex, Neiman Marcus and American Express. 

Additionally the company has expanded under her direction to include Haute Catering by Ridgewells, a union company responsible for catering services for the US House of Representatives, the Pentagon, the National Achieves and the National Defense University and Purple Tie by Ridgewells, the special event services division that provides professional service personnel to the corporate and hospitality industries.

Susan has been keynote speaker at several conferences; including the 2010 INSPIRE Conference at Oklahoma State University, the 2007 Catersource Trade Show in Las Vegas and the 2007 WISE Conference at Syracuse University. In October 2008, Susan was a featured speaker at Chatham University’s “Think Big” Conference.

Susan was honored for her leadership by the Washington Business Journal by being named as a Woman Who Means Business. Recognized for her charitable work she was bestowed by Miriam’s Kitchen with the Bowls of Compassion Award and the Greater Washington Board of Trade presented Susan and Ridgewells with its Golden Links Award. She has been a finalist for The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Greater Washington Award and was a recipient of the Brava! Award from SmartCEO Magazine. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Greater Washington Board of Trade (GWBOT), EagleBank, Junior Achievement, Marymount University, Don Bosco Cristo Rey High School and Imagination Stage. She is an active member of the Young President’s Organization (YPO) and the Economic Club of Washington, DC. She is a graduate of Marymount University with a BA in Marketing.

Susan is a single mother who lives in Chevy Chase, MD with her sons Nathan and Ayden.

Ridgewells honors and awards during her tenure include: Bethesda Magazine’s Best Caterer of Bethesda 2007 – 2012; the International Special Events Society (ISES) Esprit Award for Best Event with a Legacy; ISES Award for Best Caterer; ISES Awards for Best Cuisine, Best-Off Premise Caterer, Best ISES Team, Most Creative Solution, Caterer of the Year by Event Solutions Magazine and the Spotlight Award from Special Events Magazine.

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Nov
21
Fri
Urban Campout Retreat
Nov 21 – Nov 23 all-day
Urban Campout Retreat

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We’ll explore techniques for collaborative brainstorming.
We’ll give each other permission to be ourselves.
We’ll move forward by helping others move forward.
We’ll be women in creation, designing the lives we want.
Magic will happen.

 

Three-day retreat with Melody

an intimate experience

more info and details

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