The mission of the American Business Women's Association (ABWA) is to bring together women of diverse occupations and to provide opportunities for them to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally through leadership, education, networking support and national recognition.

September Guest Speaker
Melanie Massey Groves

You won't want to miss our September meeting! Melanie Massey Groves, owner of MoCo- a leadership consulting and training company, will be training us on "Strengths-based teamwork". Melanie, who also owns Massey Physical Therapy- a multimillion dollar business with the feel of a small scale company employees this mission statement in all of her companies "Joyfully use your gifts to brighten the lives of others". Would you like to be able to improve the teamwork and communication within your business and your family?

Come join Melanie Massey Groves for this dynamic presentation. Your takeaway from this event will be enhanced if you chose to go to and take the online talent assessment prior to Melanie's presentation. There is a $15.00 cost for this assessment. Melanie will also be offering an art class September 7th, 11:30-1:00 all art supplies supplied by Melanie. The cost is $35.00 this includes 4-5 art mediums and you will use your strengths from the Clifton Strength test to produce your artwork.

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Congratulations to Maureen Rulison
2016 Business Associate of the Year

Congratulations to Maureen Rulison, our 2016 ABWA-ECC Business Associate of the Year!  Maureen works for Financial and Insurance, which has generously given so much to our ABWA chapter and the community!  More >>

Emerald Coast Chapter Wins Best Practices Award For 2014

Pictured (Back Row: L-R): Gail Waller, Jackie Pilcher, Tammy McDaniel, Sallye Belton, Laura Luttrell and Amy McBride. (Front Row: L-R): Peggy Brockman, Mary Florence and Tammy Magee.

Next Meeting

September 6, 2016

Location: The Event Room
1825 Hurlburt Road. Suite 11
Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32547

Meeting 5:30 p.m.
Invocation & Pledge

Program: A dynamic
presentation on StrengthsFinder 2.0, which is a talent assessment that helps you discover your unique, dominant patterns of thought, feeling, and behavior.
by Melanie Massey Groves

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Woman of the Year Boat Poker Run Scholarships

Congratulations to 
Mary Florence, the 
2016 ABWA Emerald 
Coast Chapter Woman 
of the Year. More >>

The 2016 ABWA Billy Bowlegs Boating Poker 
Run was held on
May 14, 2016. More >>

Congratulations to our Take
 Stock in Children Winner, 
Lauren Sinclair.  More >>


American Business Women's Association
Emerald Coast Chapter #1579

P.O. Box 731 
Fort Walton Beach, FL  32549

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