LWRBA/YLA Holiday Social
Wednesday, December 3
Courtyard by Marriott
8305 Tourist Center Drive
Come and enjoy the LWRBA / YLA Holiday Social at the relaxing and festive Courtyard by Marriott. This is the last event of the year and a fun opportunity to interact with members around their Fire Pit Terrace. Enjoy complimentary hors d'oeuvres. A cash bar will be provided.We are asking Members to bring a minimum of 10 nonperishable items per person to donate to The Food Bank of Manatee/ Meals on Wheels. If you are unable to make a food donation- a $20 cash donation or grocery store gift cards will be accepted.
Executive Briefing - Rock Your Holidays with Social Media
Wednesday, December 10
8430 Enterprise Circle, Suite 140
$10 Members; $20 Non-members
It's that time of year - the hustle and bustle of the holiday season is upon us. Whether you have a retail shop, provide a specialized service or work business-to-business, or have a nonprofit in need out outreach, this workshop will provide simple, practical tips for closing out 2014 on a high note.
Social media expert Ken Countess will show us how to engage new and existing customers during the holidays, which promotions and special offers will work for your business, and the best ways to drive response from your emails and social posts.
Announcing our 2014 Sandies Award Winners!
Front row, left to right: Dianne Kopczynski (accepting on behalf of Holly Littlefield), Barbara Jones, Violeta Huesman, Lori Ruth. Back row, left to right, Brian Volner, Yasemin Chain, Lori Denny, Amanda Vercheski and Jason Seelbach.
One of a Kind Award - Lori Denny, SouthTech
Bull by the Horns Award - Barbara Jones, Kerkering, Barberio & Co.
Rising Star Award - Holly Littlefield, Mauldin & Jenkins
Ray of Sunshine Award - Lori Ruth, Observer Media Group
Networking King Award - Brian Volner, C1 Bank
Networking Queen Award - Violeta Huesman, Keiser University
Volunteer of the Year Award - Jason Seelbach, Truman’s Tap & Grill
Young Professional of the Year Award - Amanda Vercheski, LWR Commercial Realty
Best Rancher Award - Yasemin Chain, ComCenter Lakewood Ranch
Special thanks to all sponsors and attendees for
making this event possible!
Advertise in The Alliance Newsletter
The Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance is offering the opportunity for members to advertise in our quarterly newsletter, The Alliance. The Alliance distributes 2,500 newsletters each quarter.
The rate is $250 per 8.5" x 11.0" insert. The next scheduled issue will be released January 2015. Inserts will be due December 12, 2014.
Click here to learn more about this opportunity, and for complete insert specifications.
Advertisers are responsible for printing their own inserts. You may use a printer of your choice or refer to our member directory
for a listing of our printers who will be able to assist you. Limited availability - requests will be handled on a first-come, first-served basis.
Thank You to our 2014 Presidential Level Sponsors