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NAPO-WDC is excited to share with you all of our upcoming programs, as well as provide you with information about becoming a professional organizer. 

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Upcoming Events

    • November 05, 2018
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Faith Lutheran Church, 3313 Arlington Blvd., Arlington, Virginia, 22201
    Register

    Chapter Meeting

    November 5, 2018

    Personal Safety: Protecting yourself on the Job

    Presented by Troy Page

    Have you sometimes felt ill at ease in a client's home but weren't quite sure why? Things to consider before entering a client's homeand some personal safety moves - just in case you need them.

    Troy Paige is a veteran of the Air Force where he spent 4 years in the USAF Honor Guard in Washington, DC and 2 years as a Security Police Specialist in Cheyenne, WY.  He has over 25 years of experience as a Security Officer, Loss Prevention Coordinator, Private Security Officer and Security Manager.  Mr. Paige is currently on his 2nd Top Secret Security Clearance.

    Troy is the owner of Practical SDA, which conducts Self-Defense Awareness Workshops designed to help increase the awareness of women whether they are at home, work or out for a evening. He settled on the name Practical for his business because it means “what is likely to succeed and reasonable to do or use.”

    Practical SDA believes that everyone should have some kind of self-defense awareness training especially in today’s environment where personal safety should never be taken for granted.

    • Do you have safety concerns about living alone
    • Are you a realtor that on occasion has to show a home alone?
    • Do you worry about how you would handle a violent encounter?

    Anyone at anytime can find themselves confronted with an act of violence. Most people may never become a victim of a violent crime, however all anyone has to do is to watch the evening news to know that violent crime does happen and can happen in the best of places.

    The Self Defense Awareness Workshops are designed to address a person’s personal self-defense plan based on their individual lifestyle, current level of awareness and physical abilities. We cover areas of personal safety while at work, in public and at home.

    Refreshments will be served.


    Directions and Parking Instructions

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


    Inclement Weather Policy

    In the event that bad weather is predicted on the day of a chapter meeting, NAPO-WDC will follow cancellation protocols according to that meeting's location set by Montgomery County Public Schools or Arlington County Public Schools.

     

    • December 03, 2018
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Faith Lutheran Church, 3313 Arlington Blvd., Arlington, Virginia, 22201
    Register

    Chapter Meeting

    December 3, 2018

    Common Legal Mistakes and How to Avoid Them 

    Presenter: Nick Gehrig


    Learn about common legal mistakes organizers make and equip yourself with the knowledge to avoid them.


    Refreshments will be served.


    Directions and Parking Instructions

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

    Parking Map



    Inclement Weather Policy

    In the event that bad weather is predicted on the day of a chapter meeting, NAPO-WDC will follow cancellation protocols according to that meeting's location set by Montgomery County Public Schools or Arlington County Public Schools.

     

    • January 07, 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Virtual Meeting
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    Chapter Meeting

    January 7, 2019

    Reaching New Clients with Virtual Organizing

    Presenter: TBD


    Organizing via FaceTime or Skype?  It's possible!  Learn how to use virtual organizing to reach clients who are located too far away, or have basic organizing skills and just need some guidance.




    Inclement Weather Policy

    In the event that bad weather is predicted on the day of a chapter meeting, NAPO-WDC will follow cancellation protocols according to that meeting's location set by Montgomery County Public Schools or Arlington County Public Schools.

     

    • February 04, 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza, One Veterans Place, (Ellsworth Room) Silver Spring, MD 20910. Use 8528 Fenton Street for GPS purposes.
    Register

    Chapter Meeting

    February 4, 2019

    The Ins and Outs of Working with Subcontractors

    Presenter: TBD

    Whether you are contemplating working with subcontractors, or you've been using them for a while, learn how to make it work best for all involved.

    Refreshments will be served.


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    • March 04, 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Faith Lutheran Church, 3313 Arlington Blvd., Arlington, Virginia, 22201
    Register

    Chapter Meeting

    March 4, 2019

    Move Management


    There is a lot to keep track of and coordinate for big moves and small. Our pro will break it down for you. 


    Refreshments will be served.


    Directions and Parking Instructions

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

    Parking Map



    Inclement Weather Policy

    In the event that bad weather is predicted on the day of a chapter meeting, NAPO-WDC will follow cancellation protocols according to that meeting's location set by Montgomery County Public Schools or Arlington County Public Schools.

     

    • April 01, 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza, One Veterans Place, (Ellsworth Room) Silver Spring, MD 20910. Use 8528 Fenton Street for GPS purposes.
    Register

    Chapter Meeting

    April 1, 2019

    DIY Tools: Gets Some Hands On Experience

    Are there DIY tools you are intimidated to use?  Come get comfortable with some hands on practice!


    Refreshments will be served.


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    • May 06, 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Faith Lutheran Church, 3313 Arlington Blvd., Arlington, Virginia, 22201
    Register

    Chapter Meeting

    May 6, 2019

    Using Technology to Increase Productivity

    Presented by Kim Oser


    International Productivity Speaker Kim Oser will talk to us about the technology tools we can use in order to increase our productivity.


    Refreshments will be served.


    Directions and Parking Instructions

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

    Parking Map



    Inclement Weather Policy

    In the event that bad weather is predicted on the day of a chapter meeting, NAPO-WDC will follow cancellation protocols according to that meeting's location set by Montgomery County Public Schools or Arlington County Public Schools.

     

    • June 03, 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza, One Veterans Place, (Ellsworth Room) Silver Spring, MD 20910. Use 8528 Fenton Street for GPS purposes.
    Register

    Chapter Meeting

    June 3, 2019

    Re-familiarize yourself with our business partners! They will make short presentations as we move around the room in a "speed dating style". They may have just the solution you need. 


    Refreshments will be served.


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Past Events

October 20, 2018 Julie Morgenstern's Time to Parent Washington DC Book Launch
October 20, 2018 Successful Productivity Professionals
October 01, 2018 NAPO-WDC Chapter Meeting: 2018 Tax Changes and How They Will Affect Your Business
September 06, 2018 NAPO-WDC Chapter Meeting: Strategies for working with your ADHD Clients
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 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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