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Date/Time: 2/4/2015 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Protocol Restaurant (map)
Shelley Jack is a Gen Xer, who, as a young girl, played “office” instead of “house". She turned her office dreams into a career in marketing and higher education. Jack currently serves as a Lecturer within the Jandoli School of Journalism and Mass Communication at St. Bonaventure University. Her focus is digital and social media marketing. She is also a strategic and digital marketing consultant, witnessing first-hand the challenges and opportunities of generational differences, such as executive leadership transitions and changing consumer expectations. She has a master’s degree in Integrated Marketing Communications throughout St. Bonaventure and 15 years of diverse marketing experience. She’s worked within consumer brands such as Zippo Manufacturing, W.R. Case & Sons Cutlery Company and CUTCO Cutlery, and within marketing agencies developing brands su...

Date/Time: 3/4/2015 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Protocol Restaurant (map)
Presenter: Pauline Hoffman Each of us works with people we may deem "difficult."In fact, what if that difficult person is us?Dr. Hoffmann will talk about what makes a person difficult, how to manage difficult people in the workplace, how to deal with difficult co-workers, colleagues and supervisors.She will discuss strategies and tactics to take with common difficult personality types and how to modify your own behaviors/reactions.Also, how do we manage our own difficult behaviors? Dr. Hoffmann is dean of the Russell J. Jandoli School of Journalism and Mass Communication and an entrepreneur. She is the owner of Wild Mountain Organics, LLC. She received her doctorate and master’s degrees in communication from the State University of New York at Buffalo and her Bachelor of Science degree from St. Bonaventure University. Her research and teaching focus on conflict management, confl...

Date/Time: 3/6/2015 - 3/8/2015
Clarion Hotel 30 Lake Shore Drive East Dunkirk, New York 14048 (map)
Dates: March 6,7, & 8, 2015 At Clarion Hotel. Newly Renovated and Under New Management. Spend a Weekend with your Mother, Sister or Friends!! **Public Welcome!** Pamper yourself, participate in learning workshops and browse through our shopping expo. Just $169.00 with Reservations Paid by February 1, 2015 Based on Double Occupancy. Women's Weekend Getaway Flyer 

Date/Time: 4/1/2015 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Protocol Restaurant (map)
TBD

Member Spotlight

Barbara OliverBarbara Oliver
Profession: Jeweler

Barbara decided she wanted to be a jeweler when she was 9 years old and all her friends were reading Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys, she was reading about diamonds and gemstones. She has always been fascinated how nature formed all those different minerals and crystals. It has been a love affair ever since. At age 35, after many years spent in jewelry sales, she figured out what she wanted to be when she grew up and went back to school to become a graduate gemologist.

Barbara Oliver & Co. Jewelry offers a jewelry-buying experience like no other- they call it the "Fabulous Shopping Experience!" They have an exquisite array of jewelry for your consideration, but if you have something extra special in mind and don't see it in our shop, they'll get it for you.

Barbara joined BNC to gain enrichment from great minds of great ladies.

Why I am part of BNC...

"I am proud to be a member of NYS Women, Inc.  I am so impressed by our dynamic, dedicated members who apply their talents and time in advocating for women."  

Katharine Smith, White Rabbit Design
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