Chapter Events

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Upcoming Chapter Events

    • December 12, 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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    The Rt 66 Neighborhood Group meets at Wegmans 14361 Newbrook Drive Chantilly, VA 20151 from 7 PM to 9 PM. 

    The coordinator is Karen Salinetti. Karen's contact information will be included at the bottom of the registration confirmation email.

    The Neighborhood Groups are a “chapter members-only” benefit, so we ask that you not bring guests who are not members of our chapter until they join.

    • January 06, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza, One Veterans Place, (Spring Room) Silver Spring, MD 20910. Use 8528 Fenton Street for GPS purposes.
    Register

    Working with Seniors


    More details to come...

    Agenda

    • 6:30 - 7:00:  Check-In, Networking, Ask the Expert Table, and Refreshments
    • 7:00 - 7:30:  General Chapter Business
    • 7:30 - 8:30:  Working with Seniors
    • 8:30 - 9:00:  Door Prize and Networking

    Parking Instructions

    Inclement Weather Policy

    In the event that bad weather is predicted on the day of a chapter meeting, NAPO-WDC will not cancel the meeting, but will instead switch to a virtual meeting. A virtual meeting conversion will be determined by the cancellation protocols for that meeting's location set by Montgomery County Public Schools or Arlington County Public Schools. If a switch takes place, meeting registrants will receive login instructions for the virtual meeting.

    • January 14, 2020
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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    Arlington/Alexandria Neighborhood Group meets at Whole Foods, 2700 Wilson Blvd Arlington VA, upstairs, from 7 PM to 9 PM. The coordinator is Amy Dobson. Amy’s contact information will be included at the bottom of the registration confirmation email.

    Feel free to purchase food from the hot or cold bars, or you may bring your own food. Wine, beer, and coffee are also available for purchase.

    The Neighborhood Groups are a “chapter members-only” benefit, so we ask that you not bring guests who are not members of our chapter until they join.

    • January 15, 2020
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Virtual Meeting using Zoom
    Register

    Insurance Part 2

    You must register to receive Zoom meeting participation instructions.

    Technical Info

    Agenda

    • 7:00 - 7:05: Virtual Meeting Instructions

    • 7:05 - 7:10: Announcements
    • 7:10 - 8:30: Presentation: Insurance Part 2

    Presenter

    Sami Satouri headshot

    Sami Satouri, RHU, ChHC®, is Owner and President of Quest Insurance and Quest Benefits Inc., a Virginia Corporation specializing in helping individuals and companies secure insurance coverage at the most competitive premium. Sami and his team manage all insurance needs for different size companies.

    Quest Insurance has attracted and retained a number of clients from various industries and trade organizations. Sami is the current Risk Management expert for SCORE, the nation's largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, and SBA, a United States government agency that provides support to entrepreneurs and small businesses, delivering a bi-monthly seminar to new and prospective business owners since 2008. He was awarded the SCORE 2018 Distinguished Service Award. He also delivered numerous presentations to different trade organization to educate their members on the required risk management tools and best practices. Sami is backed by a seasoned team of professionals that span different fields and expertise from Property and Casualty to Employee Benefits and Personal coverages. Sami resides in Virginia with his wife, Dr. Raja’a Satouri and two children, Dean and Serena.

    Inclement Weather Policy

    Rain or shine, unless we have power issues. 

    • January 21, 2020
    • 7:00 PM
    Register

    What to read: Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About the People We Don't Know by Malcolm Gladwell

    Where: The Maryland Book Club will meet at Denise Sintetos's home in Potomac, MD. Location and Denise's contact information will be relayed to registered members via email.

    What to bring: (optional) a small dish to share

    To do: Register to attend

    For new members: Welcome to NAPO-WDC!  We have two book clubs, one in Maryland and one in Virginia. They alternate months and read different books.  You are welcome to attend both or whichever one is more convenient for you.  The Virginia club meets at a home in Arlington and the Maryland club meets at a home in Potomac.

    The Book Clubs are a “chapter members-only” benefit, so we ask that you not bring guests who are not members of our chapter until they join.

    • January 22, 2020
    • 7:00 PM
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    The Podcast Club is just like a book club, but you will listen to a podcast or series and meet virtually. The coordinator for the Podcast Club is Nicole Holtman.

    Podcast: Organize Your Stuff, we'll focus on "Laundry Hell" & "Organized Adulting"

    Nicole will contact registrants with information about how to join the virtual meeting. Her contact information will be included at the bottom of the registration confirmation email if you have any questions.

    The Podcast Club is a “chapter members-only” benefit, so we ask that you not bring guests who are not members of our chapter until they join.

    • February 03, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Virtual Meeting
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    Business Automation


    You must register to receive Zoom meeting participation instructions.

    Virtual Meeting Info

    This year we have a new virtual meeting tool: Zoom. This will allow participants to interact with each other via audio and video on their computer in a real virtual meeting (optional alternative audio available by phone) where we will be able to see and listen to each other in real dialog. During the traditional networking times, we will have breakout rooms that you can participate in, including Ask the Expert.

    Agenda

    • 6:30 - 6:35: Virtual Meeting Instructions

    • 6:35 - 7:00: Introductions & Breakout Room Networking
    • 7:00 - 7:05: Virtual Meeting Instructions
    • 7:05 - 7:30: General Chapter Business
    • 7:30 - 8:30: Presentation: Business Automation
    • 8:30 - 9:00: Breakout Room Networking

    Presentation

    Speaker: Robert Koepke

    Inclement Weather Policy

    Rain or shine, unless we have power issues. 

    • February 09, 2020
    • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    The Golden Circle Potluck is an event for all NAPO Golden Circle members, including those who are not members of the NAPO-WDC chapter.

    Please bring a dish to share. If you are a Golden Circle member and would like to attend, please RSVP to Lauri Mennel (lauri@bluebonnetpo.com). She will provide the address. 

    Registration via the website is not available.

    • February 18, 2020
    • 6:30 PM
    • See confirmation email after registering (members only).
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    Book: "Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World" by Cal Newport

    Where: The Northern VA Book Club will meet at C. Lee Cawley's home in Arlington, Va.  The exact location and C. Lee's contact information will be relayed to members via email upon registration.

    What to bring: This will be a Pot Luck Dinner. 

    To do: Register to attend and please email C. Lee to let her know what you will be bringing.

    When: We meet at 6:30 PM for shared food and conversation and begin discussion of the book at 7:00 PM. 

    For new members: Welcome to NAPO-WDC!  We have two book clubs, one in Maryland and one in Virginia. They alternate months and read different books.  You are welcome to attend both or whichever one is more convenient for you.  The Virginia club meets at a home in Arlington and the Maryland club meets at a home in Bethesda.

    The Book Clubs are a “chapter members-only” benefit, so we ask that you not bring guests who are not members of our chapter until they join.

    • February 20, 2020
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Register

    The Rt 66 Neighborhood Group meets at Wegmans 14361 Newbrook Drive Chantilly, VA 20151 from 7 PM to 9 PM. 

    The coordinator is Karen Salinetti. Karen's contact information will be included at the bottom of the registration confirmation email.

    The Neighborhood Groups are a “chapter members-only” benefit, so we ask that you not bring guests who are not members of our chapter until they join.

    • March 02, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Faith Lutheran Church, 3313 Arlington Blvd., Arlington, Virginia, 22201
    Register

    Gain & Retain Clients


    Speaker: Katie Nelson

    More details to come...

    Agenda

    • 6:30 - 7:00:  Check-In, Networking, Ask the Expert Table with C. Lee Cawley CPO®, and Refreshments
    • 7:00 - 7:30:  General Chapter Business
    • 7:30 - 8:30:  Gain & Retain Clients
    • 8:30 - 9:00:  Door Prize and Networking

    Directions and Parking Instructions

    If navigating by GPS, use 19 N. Jackson St, Arlington VA 22201

    Parking Map

    Faith Lutheran Church is at the corner of Rte 50 and N. Jackson St. in Arlington, VA. The entrance is in the very back of the building on N. Jackson St. We have a sign on the sidewalk on N. Jackson St. at the walkway leading to the entrance door.

    The closest parking is behind the building on N. Jackson St. at 1st Pl. There is more parking in front of the building by Rte 50.

    Inclement Weather Policy

    In the event that bad weather is predicted on the day of a chapter meeting, NAPO-WDC will not cancel the meeting, but will instead switch to a virtual meeting. A virtual meeting conversion will be determined by the cancellation protocols for that meeting's location set by Montgomery County Public Schools or Arlington County Public Schools. If a switch takes place, meeting registrants will receive login instructions for the virtual meeting.

    • April 06, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza, One Veterans Place, (Spring Room) Silver Spring, MD 20910. Use 8528 Fenton Street for GPS purposes.
    Register

    Marketing Your Business


    Speaker info on the way!

    More details to come...

    Agenda

    • 6:30 - 7:00:  Check-In, Networking, Ask the Expert Table, and Refreshments
    • 7:00 - 7:30:  General Chapter Business
    • 7:30 - 8:30:  Marketing Your Business
    • 8:30 - 9:00:  Door Prize and Networking

    Parking Instructions

    Inclement Weather Policy

    In the event that bad weather is predicted on the day of a chapter meeting, NAPO-WDC will not cancel the meeting, but will instead switch to a virtual meeting. A virtual meeting conversion will be determined by the cancellation protocols for that meeting's location set by Montgomery County Public Schools or Arlington County Public Schools. If a switch takes place, meeting registrants will receive login instructions for the virtual meeting.

    • April 16, 2020
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Register

    The Rt 66 Neighborhood Group meets at Wegmans 14361 Newbrook Drive Chantilly, VA 20151 from 7 PM to 9 PM. 

    The coordinator is Karen Salinetti. Karen's contact information will be included at the bottom of the registration confirmation email.

    The Neighborhood Groups are a “chapter members-only” benefit, so we ask that you not bring guests who are not members of our chapter until they join.

    • May 04, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Faith Lutheran Church, 3313 Arlington Blvd., Arlington, Virginia, 22201
    Register

    Productivity Consulting


    Speaker: Heather Cocozza

    More details to come...

    Agenda

    • 6:30 - 7:00:  Check-In, Networking, Ask the Expert Table with Andrea Hancock, and Refreshments
    • 7:00 - 7:30:  General Chapter Business
    • 7:30 - 8:30:  Productivity Consulting
    • 8:30 - 9:00:  Door Prize and Networking

    Directions and Parking Instructions

    If navigating by GPS, use 19 N. Jackson St, Arlington VA 22201

    Parking Map

    Faith Lutheran Church is at the corner of Rte 50 and N. Jackson St. in Arlington, VA. The entrance is in the very back of the building on N. Jackson St. We have a sign on the sidewalk on N. Jackson St. at the walkway leading to the entrance door.

    The closest parking is behind the building on N. Jackson St. at 1st Pl. There is more parking in front of the building by Rte 50.

    Inclement Weather Policy

    In the event that bad weather is predicted on the day of a chapter meeting, NAPO-WDC will not cancel the meeting, but will instead switch to a virtual meeting. A virtual meeting conversion will be determined by the cancellation protocols for that meeting's location set by Montgomery County Public Schools or Arlington County Public Schools. If a switch takes place, meeting registrants will receive login instructions for the virtual meeting.

    • May 17, 2020
    • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    The Golden Circle Potluck is an event for all NAPO Golden Circle members, including those who are not members of the NAPO-WDC chapter.

    Please bring a dish to share. If you are a Golden Circle member and would like to attend, please RSVP to Lauri Mennel (lauri@bluebonnetpo.com). She will provide the address. 

    Registration via the website is not available.

    • June 01, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza, One Veterans Place, (Spring Room) Silver Spring, MD 20910. Use 8528 Fenton Street for GPS purposes.
    Register

    My Client Needs Help! Business Partners to the Rescue


    Panel: NAPO-WDC Business Partners

    Topic: Case studies from project beginning to end with how business partners can help & how to best network with business partners.

    More details to come...

    Agenda

    • 6:30 - 7:00:  Check-In, Networking, Ask the Expert Table with Vernestine Laughinghouse, and Refreshments
    • 7:00 - 7:30:  General Chapter Business
    • 7:30 - 8:30:  Business Partners to the Rescue
    • 8:30 - 9:00:  Door Prize and Networking

    Parking Instructions

    Inclement Weather Policy

    In the event that bad weather is predicted on the day of a chapter meeting, NAPO-WDC will not cancel the meeting, but will instead switch to a virtual meeting. A virtual meeting conversion will be determined by the cancellation protocols for that meeting's location set by Montgomery County Public Schools or Arlington County Public Schools. If a switch takes place, meeting registrants will receive login instructions for the virtual meeting.

    • June 18, 2020
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Register

    The Rt 66 Neighborhood Group meets at Wegmans 14361 Newbrook Drive Chantilly, VA 20151 from 7 PM to 9 PM. 

    The coordinator is Karen Salinetti. Karen's contact information will be included at the bottom of the registration confirmation email.

    The Neighborhood Groups are a “chapter members-only” benefit, so we ask that you not bring guests who are not members of our chapter until they join.

Past Chapter Events

December 02, 2019 NAPO-WDC Virtual Chapter Meeting: Helping Your Clients Go Paperless
November 19, 2019 Maryland Book Club (Potomac)
November 18, 2019 Podcast Club
November 12, 2019 Arlington/Alexandria Neighborhood Group
November 04, 2019 NAPO-WDC Chapter Meeting: Insurance for Your Business
October 21, 2019 Northern VA Book Club (Arlington)
October 20, 2019 Golden Circle Potluck
October 17, 2019 Rte 66 Neighborhood Group (Chantilly)
October 07, 2019 NAPO-WDC Chapter Meeting: Empathy in Client Communications
September 25, 2019 Podcast Club
September 17, 2019 Arlington/Alexandria Neighborhood Group
September 17, 2019 Maryland Book Club (Potomac)
September 09, 2019 NAPO-WDC Chapter Meeting: Welcome Meeting & Time Management
August 05, 2019 Northern VA Book Club (Arlington)
July 28, 2019 Golden Circle Summer Soiree
July 23, 2019 Maryland Book Club (Potomac)
July 16, 2019 Arlington/Alexandria Neighborhood Group
July 11, 2019 Rte 66 Neighborhood Group (Chantilly)
June 20, 2019 Northern VA Book Club (Arlington)
June 03, 2019 NAPO-WDC Chapter Meeting: Meet Our Business Partners
May 22, 2019 Arlington/Alexandria Neighborhood Group
May 21, 2019 Maryland Book Club (Potomac)
May 19, 2019 Golden Circle Potluck
May 16, 2019 Rte 66 Neighborhood Group (Chantilly)
May 06, 2019 NAPO-WDC Chapter Meeting: Using Technology to Increase Productivity
April 23, 2019 Northern VA Book Club (Arlington)
April 01, 2019 NAPO-WDC Chapter Meeting: DIY Tools: Get Some Hands On Experience
March 19, 2019 Arlington/Alexandria Neighborhood Group
March 19, 2019 Maryland Book Club (Potomac)
March 14, 2019 Rte 66 Neighborhood Group (Chantilly)
March 04, 2019 NAPO-WDC Chapter Meeting: Move Management
February 19, 2019 Northern VA Book Club (Arlington)
February 10, 2019 Golden Circle Potluck
February 04, 2019 NAPO-WDC Meeting (Members Only) Winter Social
January 22, 2019 Arlington/Alexandria Neighborhood Group
January 16, 2019 Rt 66 Neighborhood Group (Chantilly)
January 15, 2019 Maryland Book Club (Potomac)
January 07, 2019 NAPO-WDC Chapter Meeting: Reaching New Clients with Virtual Organizing
December 03, 2018 NAPO-WDC Chapter Meeting: Common Legal Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
November 27, 2018 Maryland Book Club (Potomac)
November 05, 2018 NAPO-WDC Chapter Meeting: Personal Safety-Protecting Yourself on the Job
October 20, 2018 Julie Morgenstern's Time to Parent Washington DC Book Launch
October 20, 2018 Successful Productivity Professionals
October 09, 2018 Northern VA Book Club (Arlington)
October 01, 2018 NAPO-WDC Chapter Meeting: 2018 Tax Changes and How They Will Affect Your Business
September 20, 2018 Rt 66 Neighborhood Group (Chantilly)
September 18, 2018 Arlington/Alexandria Neighborhood Group
September 06, 2018 NAPO-WDC Chapter Meeting: Strategies for working with your ADHD Clients
August 15, 2018 NAPO-WDC Pool Party
July 18, 2018 Rt 66 Neighborhood Group (Chantilly)
July 17, 2018 Maryland Book Club (Bethesda)
June 12, 2018 Northern VA Book Club (McLean)
June 10, 2018 Golden Circle Potluck
June 04, 2018 NAPO-WDC Chapter Meeting: Business Partner Roundtable Discussion
May 17, 2018 Maryland Book Club (Bethesda)
May 15, 2018 Arlington/Alexandria Neighborhood Group
May 07, 2018 NAPO-WDC Chapter Meeting: Working with Hoarders
April 22, 2018 Golden Circle Potluck
April 02, 2018 NAPO-WDC Chapter Meeting: Managing your Business: The Secret To Getting More Projects And More Clients
March 27, 2018 RESCHEDULED: Maryland Book Club (Bethesda)
March 15, 2018 Rt 66 Neighborhood Group (Vienna)
March 13, 2018 Arlington/Alexandria Neighborhood Group
March 05, 2018 NAPO-WDC Chapter Meeting: 10 Ways to Leverage Your NAPO Membership
February 15, 2018 Northern VA Book Club (McLean)
February 05, 2018 NAPO-WDC Chapter Meeting (Members Only): Winter Social
January 21, 2018 Golden Circle Potluck
January 18, 2018 Rt 66 Neighborhood Group (Vienna)
January 16, 2018 Maryland Book Club (Bethesda)
January 16, 2018 Arlington/Alexandria Neighborhood Group
January 08, 2018 CANCELLED: NAPO-WDC Chapter Meeting
December 13, 2017 Northern VA Book Club (McLean)
December 04, 2017 NAPO-WDC Chapter Meeting: Using Strength Strategies with Organizing Clients
November 28, 2017 Maryland Book Club (Bethesda)
November 16, 2017 CANCELED: Rt 66 Neighborhood Group (Vienna)
November 14, 2017 Arlington/Alexandria Neighborhood Group
November 06, 2017 NAPO-WDC Chapter Meeting - An Evening with Nicole Anzia of Neatnik.org
October 22, 2017 Golden Circle Potluck
October 19, 2017 Rte 66 Neighborhood Group (Vienna)
October 11, 2017 Northern VA Book Club (McLean)
October 02, 2017 NAPO-WDC Chapter Meeting - Organizing for the Clothing Lifestyle
September 26, 2017 Arlington/Alexandria Neighborhood Group
September 25, 2017 Maryland Book Club (Bethesda)
September 21, 2017 Rte 66 Neighborhood Group
September 11, 2017 NAPO-WDC Chapter Meeting: The Joy of Organizing

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