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Delaney House

3 Country Club Drive
Holyoke, MA United States

January 2013

After 5 Connections & Cocktails

January 8, 2013 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Delaney House, 3 Country Club Drive
Holyoke, MA United States

After 5 Fun Stuff• We will be offering a Special January Seasonal Cocktail (alcoholic & non alcoholic) along with our signature drink "the WBOA After 5" (both available in alcoholic & non alcoholic)• EVERYONE who RSVP's via our Meet up page (instead of paying at the door) will be entered into a special raffle.EVERYONE who attends will receive a Free Raffle Ticket.• January's Raffle prize will be a gift bag of goodies donated by Debbie Sorcinelli It's A Girl Thing!"•…

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March 2013

After 5 Connections & Cocktails

March 12, 2013 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Delaney House, 3 Country Club Drive
Holyoke, MA United States

Guest Speaker: Claudia Gere- Author Consultant, Literary Agent, and Author (claudiagere.com)Topic: Rock Your Business with a Book (Even If It’s a Short One)Cost: $15 in advance, WBOA members receive $5 cash back at check-in.RSVP by Sunday March 10, 2013- Click here. Being an author means you’re an authority: instant credibility and a marketing tool rolled into one. Don’t think you have the time or talent or know-how to write a book?  Think again! Claudia Gere believes everyone can write a great book and…

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May 2013

After 5: What to Expect When Expecting a Website

May 14, 2013 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Delaney House, 3 Country Club Drive
Holyoke, MA United States

WBOA After 5: What to Expect When Expecting a WebsiteSpeaker: Suzanne Larocque and Allison Biggs, Business Betties (www.businessbetties.com)When: Tuesday, May 14, 2013, 5:30PM - 7:00PM Where: The Delaney House, Holyoke, MA Cost: $15 in advance (members receive $5 cash back at check in)RSVP by Sunday, May 12, 2013 using our online reservation system.Allison Biggs is graphic designer who is an excellent listener, thinks outside the box, and is an information sponge. Suzanne Larocque is a lifestyle photographer. She's great at big-picture thinking, project…

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June 2013

Woman Business Owner of the Year Award Dinner

June 20, 2013 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Delaney House, 3 Country Club Drive
Holyoke, MA United States

Woman Business Owner of the Year Award Dinner Business Woman of the Year Event: June 20, 2013The Delaney House, Route 5, Holyoke, MAThe networking cocktail party will begin at 5:30If anyone would like to donate a raffle prize please contact Kim Chagnon, 413-772-0013.Tickets: $40  Click here to purchase your tickets online.Each year, the WBOA recognizes and honors a member as the Business Woman of the Year, a woman who has been inspirational and has “stood out” in both her business and…

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September 2013

After 5: Preparing and Perfecting Your Elevator Speech

September 5, 2013 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Delaney House, 3 Country Club Drive
Holyoke, MA United States

WBOA After 5: Preparing and Perfecting Your Elevator SpeechSpeaker: Eileen Jerome, Immediate Past President WBOA, Owner Jerome's Party Plus Westfield, Community Leader (www.jeromespartyplus.com)When: Thursday, September 5, 2013, 5:30PM - 7:00PM Where: The Delaney House, Holyoke, MA Cost: $15 in advance (members receive $5 cash back at check in)RSVP by Sunday, September 1, 2013 using WBOA After 5.Out of nowhere you find yourself Face to Face with a possible customer, partner or investor...your eyes meet and there is an awkward silence ... You have…

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November 2013

After 5: What’s Holding You Back

November 7, 2013 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Delaney House, 3 Country Club Drive
Holyoke, MA United States

WBOA After 5: What's Holding You Back?Speaker: Michelle Murray - WBOA Business Woman of the Year 2013 When: Thursday, November 7, 2013, 5:30PM - 7:00PM Where: The Delaney House, Holyoke, MA Cost: $15 in advance (members receive $5 cash back at check in)RSVP by Sunday, November 3, 2013PROGRAM: •    Are you lacking self confidence in promoting or building your business?•    Do you find you have pages of things on your “to do” list but procrastinate?•    Do you think all of the other…

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January 2014

CANCELED – After 5: JUMP Into January

January 2, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Delaney House, 3 Country Club Drive
Holyoke, MA United States

CANCELED - WBOA After 5: JUMP Into JanuarySpeaker: Becky Castro, CPCC, PCC Stay safe & warm during the storm! Becky Castro will be our featured presenter at the May 1 After 5.

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March 2014

After 5: Embody Your Public Speaking

March 6, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Delaney House, 3 Country Club Drive
Holyoke, MA United States

WBOA After 5: Embody Your Public SpeakingSpeaker:  Donna BrooksWhen: Thursday, March 6, 2013, 5:30PM - 7:00PM Where: The Delaney House, Holyoke, MA Cost: $10 by March 4th at 12pm, $15 after  Donna helps people with their public presentations by getting them to express their own natural authenticity, confidence and clarity. You never need to fabricate these qualities. They are naturally expressed when you are simply at home in your body. Your personal comfort translates into ability to communicate in a way that lets…

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May 2014

After 5: JUMP Into Spring

May 1, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Delaney House, 3 Country Club Drive
Holyoke, MA United States

JUMP into Spring with Becky Castro Create a PINNACLE BUSINESS VISION to guide you successfully through the rest of 2014. It's already May but it's never too late! Work less and get more done. Nourish your soul. Focus on a daily practice. Come ready to propel your business through the lazy summer months. Becky Castro, CPCC, PCC, has been an entrepreneur since she was 27yrs old. She joined WBOA more than 10 years ago, and was WBOA's Woman of the Year in…

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June 2014

2014 Business Woman of the Year

June 19, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Delaney House, 3 Country Club Drive
Holyoke, MA United States

Business Woman of the Year Each year, the WBOA recognizes and honors a "seasoned" member as the Business Woman of the Year, a woman who has been inspirational and has “stood out” in both her business and personal life. 2014 Business Woman of the Year - Carleen Eve Fischer Hoffman, The Clutter Doctor, Inc. Carleen is best known by her business name, "The Clutter Doctor, Inc." She helps her clients gain control and balance in their lives as they correct the clutter situation.…

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September 2014

After 5: Networking Secrets from an Ex-Wallflower

September 4, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Delaney House, 3 Country Club Drive
Holyoke, MA United States

WBOA After 5: Networking Secrets from an Ex-WallflowerSpeaker:  Val Nelson Ex-Wallflower turned self-employed Business Coach, Val Nelson, will share her secrets for making networking easier and more effective. Her secrets work for both introverts and extroverts. Networking is NOT about the gift of gab. No fakeness required either! She'll lead an interactive (but not scary) program about handling networking with ease, at events and beyond. She'll also structure the networking portion of the evening so that it's easy and effective even…

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November 2014

After 5: Stop, Ask, and Listen

November 6, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Delaney House, 3 Country Club Drive
Holyoke, MA United States

WBOA After 5: STOP, ASK, and LISTEN: Three Uniquely Powerful Questions Tap the Essential Wisdom Your Life and Business DeserveSpeaker:  Martha Johnson  We are all in the midst of living out the story of our lives, no matter our age. Pausing regularly to ask provocative questions and, paying attention to our own answers, can refresh our well being and bring more of ourselves to life and business.  Martha Johnson is a life journey guide and sane sounding board for accomplished women, temporarily confused about those pesky,…

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March 2015

After 5: How to Quadruple Your Business Through a Trade Show

March 5, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Delaney House, 3 Country Club Drive
Holyoke, MA United States

How to Quadruple Your Business Through a Trade Show Speaker: Mary Ann Dennis, All Events Realized I was about to close my business but someone inspired me to do a vendor table the “right way”. I booked 70 appointments from 3 trade shows, gave countless referrals to my preferred vendors who now in turn constantly refer me and added 35 new clients. Walk away in AWE of how to really do a trade show or vendor table. Now, I not only do weddings,…

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After 5: How to Quadruple Your Business Through a Trade Show Copy

March 5, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Delaney House, 3 Country Club Drive
Holyoke, MA United States

How to Quadruple Your Business Through a Trade Show Speaker: Mary Ann Dennis, All Events Realized I was about to close my business but someone inspired me to do a vendor table the “right way”. I booked 70 appointments from 3 trade shows, gave countless referrals to my preferred vendors who now in turn constantly refer me and added 35 new clients. Walk away in AWE of how to really do a trade show or vendor table. Now, I not only do weddings,…

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May 2015

After 5: Champagne Marketing On A Cider Budget: Building a Sparkling Business on Nothing But Bubbles!

May 7, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Delaney House, 3 Country Club Drive
Holyoke, MA United States

Champagne Marketing On A Cider Budget: Building a Sparkling Business on Nothing But Bubbles! Speaker: Leanne Sedlak, SkinCatering  Jobless, 'homeless', and car-less, Leanne used every ounce of creativity to make a fresh start, beginning with attending a $10,000 massage school for just $600!Come hear her story and learn the strategies she used to go from a single mobile massage therapy practice to a 7 person spa team and a skin care formulating & manufacturing company that is seeing 400% growth, putting her on…

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September 2015

After 5: How to Create an Outrageous Goal with Power and Passion!

September 3, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Delaney House, 3 Country Club Drive
Holyoke, MA United States

How to Create an Outrageous Goal with Power & Passion!: Release What Has Been Sabotaging the Manifestation of Your Dreams Speaker: Laura Mazza Gonick, Soulful Empowered Women Have you heard about the importance of setting Goals?  I would like to share with you my philosophy regarding Goals: I believe that Dreaming is the first step towards Manifesting: Creating Goals is what makes them come TRUE! When we actually set our goals, get clear and specific, our minds and our energy start to find…

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November 2015

After 5: The Unexpected Way to Become the Brand that People Can’t Stop Talking About

November 5, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Delaney House, 3 Country Club Drive
Holyoke, MA United States

The Unexpected Way to Become the Brand that People Can't Stop Talking About Speaker: Lori Fortuna Did you know that for every customer who bothers to complain, 26 other customers remain silent? That is a little scary as a business owner, not to mention challenging because it is extremely hard to fix a problem that you don’t know about. So given we aren’t mind readers, how do we WOW our customers?  Lori Fortuna will be talking about The Secret to Prevent the…

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February 2016

SWAP ’til you drop

February 25, 2016 @ 12:00 am
Delaney House, 3 Country Club Drive
Holyoke, MA United States

Zesta Style and Girls Just Want To Have Fun are hosting this fun event to benefit Dress for Success.  We'll be swapping Jackets, Coats and Sweaters. Hors d'oveurs, fashion tips and raffle prizes will be part of this fun event. Join us! We're also looking for volunteers. To Register: Email Jennifer.

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March 2016

After 5: 3 Steps to Creating the Life/Business of Your Dreams

March 3, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Delaney House, 3 Country Club Drive
Holyoke, MA United States

3 Steps to Creating the Life/Business of Your Dreams  Taken from the book The Path of Least Resistance by Robert Fritz, Mary Ann talks about how to not waste time with chasing the world’s view of success and the emotional draining habit of problem solving, instead get powered up with the creative force in and around us to achieve what we want. 1. Finding out what YOU want, not what others want. 2. Importance of changing from a problem solving mindset to…

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After 5: Change Your Mind, Change Your Business, Change Your Life!!!

March 3, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Delaney House, 3 Country Club Drive
Holyoke, MA United States

Change Your Mind, Change Your Business, Change Your Life!!!  Have you ever asked someone what they're "up to" and gotten this response, "Same old, same old"? What is it that keeps some of us stuck in the mud, while others volley forward into exciting new endeavors & great business opportunities?  Within each of us is a PURPOSE waiting to fully express itself, in our businesses and in our lives. Come and explore techniques and tools that drill to the Core of Our…

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May 2016

After 5: Self-Care for Busy Women Like YOU!

May 5, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Delaney House, 3 Country Club Drive
Holyoke, MA United States

After 5: Self-Care for Busy Women Like YOU! Not enough hours in the day to get the care that you need? Want to be healthier? I'll take you through a 15 minute self-care routine that you can do every day. Always remember, YOU have the power to heal! Bonnie Diamond, licensed acupuncturist and healer extraordinaire, offers individualized, heart-centered care using a pain-free, Japanese style of acupuncture. In practice for over 15 years, she has successfully treated people suffering from musculoskeletal pain, headaches…

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September 2016

After 5: 3 Steps to Creating the Life/Business of Your Dreams

September 6, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Delaney House, 3 Country Club Drive
Holyoke, MA United States

3 Steps to Creating the Life/Business of Your Dreams Mary Ann talks about how not to waste time with chasing the world’s view of success and the emotionally draining habit of problem-solving, instead getting powered up with the creative force in and around us to achieve what we want. Finding out what YOU want, not what others want. Importance of changing from a problem-solving mindset to a creative mindset. Questions to ask to spur action.  About Mary Ann: Mary Ann Marzano is…

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October 2016

After 5: Women, Money & Power

October 4, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Delaney House, 3 Country Club Drive
Holyoke, MA United States

Women, Money & Power Speaker: Susan Allen What's your Financial Personality?  Better planning starts with a better knowledge of you. We'll discuss action steps you can implement today, whether you're just starting out or close to retirement. Get your finances in order, prepare for the unexpected and plan for the future. Claim your Power! Susan Allen, the owner of Susan Allen Financial has been in the Financial Services industry for over 18 years. After completing Series 7, 6, 63 and 65, along with…

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November 2016

After 5: Thanks. How This One Tool Can Help You Succeed in Business and in Life

November 1, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Delaney House, 3 Country Club Drive
Holyoke, MA United States

Thanks. How This One Tool Can Help You Succeed in Business and in Life Speaker: Julia Mines Happiness, it turns out, is good for us. It not only feels good and bolsters our immunity--nice perks--but research also shows that happier people are more engaged in their personal and professional lives. So, happiness isn’t just a bunch of fluffy, fuzzy feelings. Happier people think more creatively, are better problem-solvers, more readily see the “big picture,” and have better social relations. What’s not to…

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June 2017

2017 Woman of the Year Celebration

June 2, 2017 @ 5:30 pm
Delaney House, 3 Country Club Drive
Holyoke, MA United States
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$35 – $60

Buy Single TicketBuy Couples TicketEach year, the WBOA recognizes and honors a member as the Business Woman of the Year, a woman who has been inspirational and has “stood out” in both her business and personal life. Liz Provo has been involved in sales, marketing and customer service throughout her career. In 2001 she left the corporate world to launch the area's first alternative real estate service, providing magazine and internet marketing services for private home sellers. In 2008, Liz…

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