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WBENC President's Report - October 2015 Edition

Friday, October 16, 2015  
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OCTOBER 2015

 

THIS MONTH IN THE
WBENC PRESIDENT'S REPORT

Planning for the Unexpected:

Learning Lessons from WBEs

 

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WBENC October 2015 President's Report cover

A Message fromWBENC Chief of Staff and Breast Cancer Survivor Candace Waterman

 

"Iwas 37 years old when I was diagnosed, and it changed my life forever. I wasinitially stunned by the diagnosis, because at the time, I was working in the medicalfield, specifically in OB-GYN, and I was accustomed to dealing with sickness andillness-just not my own."Read More

 

 

 

 

 

HURRICANE

KATRINA

WBENC Looks Back

10 Years Later

 

"In the aftermath of a disaster, when you're trying to build a business, the battlefield is in the mind," says Crouere. "WBENC has encouraged and cultivated a spirit of support. It's never been a victim atmosphere. It's strong women asking how you can be stronger."
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TASTE IS PARAMOUNT TO

479 POPCORN

 

"In particular, Arnold wants consumers to consider the benefits of Women Ownedand sustainability sourced products like 479° Popcorn. In addition to being low-calorie and gluten-free,Arnold's popcorn is made with organic, non-GMO, proprietarygrownheirloom kernels."
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COOKIES & CRISIS MANAGEMENT

Two WBEs ManageCrisis

 

"Timing is everything in business-and in the kitchen. Timing can mean thedifference between savoring sweet treats and rescuing burned buns. These two WBEs also share what it feels like to have to cope with amedical crisis while running the day-to-day tasks of a business."

 

 

 

NATIONAL DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT
AWARENESS MONTH

 

"People with disabilities are not a monolithic group, even among those who sharethe same condition," says Babineau.

 

 

LIFE IS TOO SHORT
TO SNACK BADLY

 

 

"With ELEMENT they want to bring the bestof European flavors to a traditional American snack. ELEMENT is simple and tasty; a smart indulgence,because healthy doesn't mean boring."

 

 

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