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AWCNJ Newsletter for Members and Friends
April 2013
April 16 - May 31, 2013


If you're already a member of AWCNJ, you know what a great professional organization it is!  Please spread the word to your colleagues and friends (men are welcome, too), especially right now: the national Association for Women in Communications is holding a membership drive with great opportunities to save up to $70 if they join now!

Read more about it here!


AWCNJ partnered with the American Marketing Association - NJ Chapter (NJAMA) on April 12 to host a joint networking event at Chef Central in Paramus.

Over 50 people attended the event to network with peers, view a culinary demonstration, sample some wine, and listen to David Griffith, VP of Digital Ad Sales Marketing for The Food Network, who presented the latest advances in digital and social media strategies for the food industry.

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Save the Date: AWC National Conference
October 18-19 in Springfield, IL

Start making plans to meet new faces and catch up with old friends at the 2013 AWC National Conference, October 18-19, in Springfield, IL.


The theme of this year's conference is "Worth Every Penny," an appropriate name for an event packed full of education, networking and fun!  With educational breakout sessions, awards ceremonies, engaging speakers and a new un-conference session hosted in a city loaded with rich and vibrant historical attractions, this conference is not to be missed.


Registration is coming soon, make sure you mark your calendars for this exciting event!

AWCNJ members with some of the students from the Link Community School for World Book Night on April 23rd. From left-right: Carla Capizzi, Mary-Lauri Bartola, Fran Hopkins, Linda Lombri and Yvette Bigornia.

AWCNJ was on hand April 23 to donate books to the Link Community School in Newark, courtesy of World Book Night. Each child at the private middle school was the recipient of an age-appropriate book, recommended by a panel of librarians and publishers.

Member News

AWCNJ member Linda Lombri, along with author Virginia Cornue, were featured in USA Today on Baby Boomers finding second, or "encore," careers after retirement. Click here to read the article.

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In This Issue
Spring Membership Drive, April 16 - May 31, 2013
AWCNJ/NJAMA Joint Networking Event in Paramus a Huge Success
SAVE THE DATE: AWC National Conference, October 18-19 in Springfield, IL
AWCNJ Donates Books for World Book Night
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