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National Newsletter
JANUARY 2013






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TTN NEWS
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Philadelphia Celebrates Their 4th year as a Chapter!

Our Thanks to Former Board Members Janice Johnson and Mona Kreaden
National > TTN News 
Janice Johnson
Janice Johnson
Mona Kreaden
Mona Kreaden
 
TTN is all about transitions, and our board members are no exception.Mona Kreaden and Janice Johnson ended their board service in December, and we express our sincere appreciation.


We acknowledge TTN's 2012 donors. (For more information on how TTN uses your donations, see this month's Message from the Executive Director.)
Ellie Giles  
Connect > The Women of TTN 

By Naomi Orwin
From working with special needs children to advising business leaders, Ellie Giles, TTN/DC-Capital Area member and Co-Chair of the Steering Committee, never does anything small.
 

 

Attention TTN Snowbirds!
National > Chapter News     

What could be better than connecting with other TTN members while you're enjoying warm January weather? Not much! Our Ft. Lauderdale group is in high gear, and invites fellow TTN'ers to join them at two January events: a January 9 Snowbirds lunch and a Jan. 22 program on Reiki.    
Message From The Executive Director 
A TTN Top 10 - What Worked, and Frequently Asked Questions

  

 Betsy Werley
 Executive Director
 
Betsy Werley ED photo Oct 2010
It's time to celebrate a remarkable year for The Transition Network - replaying greatest hits that you may have missed in past newsletters. 

As a bonus, I'm also sharing your best questions of 2012.  Even if YOU didn't think to ask them, the answers are worth knowing.

 

FEATURED COLUMNISTS  
CAREER PATHWAYS
by Annabelle Reitman  (TTN-DC)   
  
Career Transitions

IS YOUR WORK
ENGAGING?


SF TTN Lonnie Barbach
Lois Brenner (TTN-NYC)  


Finances
PREPARING FOR THE
NEW YEAR: 2013



Nancy Alvarez by Nancy Alvarez (TTN-National)  


Relationships
THOUGHTS FOR
THE NEW YEAR
(Encore)


by Kathleen Vestal-Logan  (TTN-National)



Positive Aging
I SEE RED, AND IT'S THE BLOOD
OF OUR NATION'S CHILDREN


by Ellen McCarty (TTN-Atlanta)


Advocacy
CREATING A WIN-WIN WHEN YOUR BOARD  DIRECTOR STOPS CONTRIBUTING   
 

by Bev Scott (TTN-San Francisco)
 


Diversity
THANK YOU NOTES 
AND GRATITUDE  
MORE ARTICLES OF INTEREST 

2012 Purpose Prize Winners  

Impact > Advocacy  

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Meet the Encore.Org 2012 Purpose Prize Winners. With decades of energy and passion ahead of them, five people have just won the 2012 Purpose PrizeŽ - and $100,000 each - for improving their communities and the world. See what's possible in the second half of life by learning more about how previous Purpose Prize winners, all in their encore careers, solve critical problems in education, health care, the environment and more. (Note: Nominations for the 2013 Purpose Prize open this month.)   

 

Impact > Resources

The Journal offers a list of books to guide you - or a friend - in making the most of our new stage of life, including DC member Kerry Hannon's Great Jobs for Everyone Over 50. 

 

TTN TRAVEL: BROADEN YOUR HORIZONS!!!
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On My Own with TTN in Paris
Anita Mandl was one of the participants on our recent TTN Road SF paris Scholar trip to Paris, and shares experience of what it was like traveling solo as well as a slide show montage of the trip.

May 8 - 16, 2013

The Transition Network in collaboration with Road Scholar is offering a special People-to-People educational travel program to Cuba.  In the heart of Havana join local artists, performers, dancers and students for an intimate and insightful look at the arts, dance and music of Cuba.

Space is limited; click on the image for full details and to register today!
RESOURCES  


My Blue Boost - We Have a (couple of) Winners!
Discover > Technology & The Internet 
Congratulations to Nancy Leon (TTN-Philadelphia) and Francine Hershkowitz (TTN-NYC). Want to win your own portable sanity-saving power device for your iPhone or Android device? Here's how.

Events > National
Mary Klein, Board member and founding Philadelphia chapter chair and Betsy Werley, Executive Director lead these "get to know TTN" webinars focused on helping new (and not-so-new) members get the most of their TTN experience.  
  
CHAPTERS   

Peer Groups:
Peer groups are the heart of the TTN experience. Look under your Chapter/Peer Groups for information on open groups.

Volunteer Opportunities:
Check out your Chapter's listings under the Chapters/Volunteer Opportunities website heading.


YOU SHOP, THEY GIVE!



SHOP FOR YOURSELF,  

EARN $$ FOR THE TRANSITION NETWORK

 

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Shopping through the TTN website helps support our organization.  The retailer on our affiliates page will donate up to 5-15% of each purchase that you make when you click through to their site from ours.  So, click through to your favorite retailers and help them help us!

 Visit Our Affiliate Page for a full listing of participants.

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  We appreciate your support!

       

JOB LISTINGS & MEMBER BOARDS
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Job Listings > NYC

    

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TTN AUTHORS

January 2013 Author

IMMY'S BOOK: A GUIDE TO DEATH AND LIVING

 

BY
MARION IMMERMAN  
TTN-PHILADELPHIA 
  
Immy's Book: A Guide To Death and Living is a slightly irreverent, humorous, and hopeful account of the author's personal journey through the closure process.  

 

Read the full description and link to buy the book here.


Calling All TTN Authors

Are you a member of TTN who has written a book (or two?) We want to hear from you and feature you in our Amazon BookShop. Send an email to Carole
@thetransitionnetwork.org

and include "TTN Author" in the headline.


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About The Transition Network

The Transition Network is a community of women over 50, who join forces as they navigate the transition from one career to another - - or whatever is next. 

 Ansonia Station P.O.Box 231240
New York, New York 10023-0021
(212) 714-8040
www.thetransitionnetwork.org