Meetings & Socials

Join Us at Our New Location: Plantation Palms Golf Club in Land O' Lakes!

June 1, 2018

Wills, Estate Planning & Living Trusts

In June, Attorney Linda Lee Wynn will be speaking on Wills, Estate Planning, Living Trusts and other ways to ensure a personal legacy lives on to protect loved ones after you pass on.

Linda's law firm practices in the areas of Bankruptcy and Foreclosure Defense. She chose this area of law because helping people is her passion and, more than ever before, she truly feels people need my professional expertise and knowledge in traversing the legal implications of Bankruptcy and Foreclosure Defense.

Meeting Registration Prices

RSVPs and/or online registrations are required and much appreciated as the facility where we meet must have notice in order to prepare enough food. Members and Guests who RSVP or pay online Wednesday and after will pay an additional $5. Use the buttons below to pay via PayPal or with a credit or debit card.

Members - $15

Pay online no later than the Tuesday prior to the meeting.

After Tuesday - $20

Members who RSVP/pay online Wednesday or after.

Guests - $18

Pay online no later than the Tuesday prior to the meeting

After Tuesday - $23

Guests who RSVP/pay online Wednesday or after.

Pay at the Door

You may RSVP for the meeting and pay at the door via cash, check, or credit card. Send an email to Members who RSVP by Tuesday prior to meeting date will pay $15 at the door. All guests pay $18 at the door. Those who RSVP Wednesday or after will pay a different price of $20 for Members and $23 for Guests.

General Meeting Information

We meet the first Friday of every month at:

Plantation Palms Golf Club
23253 Plantation Palms Blvd
Land O’ Lakes, FL 34639

At each meeting, the doors open at 11:15am for registration and networking, the lunch buffet is served at 11:45am, the meeting begins at 12pm sharp, followed by a presentation and 30 second commercials! We finish around 1:30pm.

For questions, please contact Board Member, Judy Nicolosi at 813-600-9848

We email two meeting reminders each month allowing members and guests to connect to our website to sign up and pay online. Or attendees may RSVP, then pay at the door.

We are pleased to present dynamic speakers from the community at about 8-9 meetings each year. That leaves other meetings for Turtle Networking and our annual Holiday Party in December.

Upcoming Events

May 24, 2018
Bi-Monthly After 5 Social
Plantation Palms Golf Club

June 1, 2018
Monthly Luncheon Meeting
Attorney Linda Lee Wynn, Wills, Estate Planning & More

July 6, 2018
Monthly Luncheon Meeting
Meet & Greet - No Speaker

After 5 Social Gatherings

Bi-Monthly Socials

We usually meet every other month on a Thursday for a social gathering in the evening, at various locations in New Tampa, Lutz, Wesley Chapel and Land O' Lakes. There are no meeting charges or RSVP requirements for these informal social events.

Next Social is May 24th!

Join us for our next After 5 Social Gathering on May 24th at Plantation Palms Golf Club (23253 Plantation Palms Blvd., Land O' Lakes, 34639). Everyone is welcome to attend! Come to socialize and network. Light refreshments will be provided.

Contact Mary Ann Whallen at or 813-948-4176 with any questions.

Thank You to Our Recent Speakers

May 4, 2018

Marketing Tools

In May, Christy Maldonado was our guest speaker. She is the owner of Social Media Marketing by Christy Maldonado which was founded in 2015. Christy has an extensive background in small business, law, government, and corporate work. She has a BS in Finance and Marketing from St. John’s University, and her JD from Boston University School of Law. Christie spoke to Women-n-Charge about Facebook basics and give us marketing tools we can all implement in our businesses. Learn more about Christy and her business at

March 2, 2018

4 Points of Perfect Communication

Anne ChildersIn March, Anne Childers spoke on expanding your pitch with “4 Points of Perfect Communication.” Identify your audience, share valuable information, and give a clear picture of your business benefits to clients.

Anne Childers, owner of Childers & Associates, specializes in writing for Public Relations, Marketing, and Advertising. Her background spans 30 years of working and writing for newspapers, magazines, hospitals, and non-profits. She shared a simple formula guaranteed to help business owners organize their thoughts for both written and oral presentations.

February 2, 2018

Perfecting Your Pitch

In February, our speaker was Liza Marie Garcia of NOW SC PRESS. Her presentation covered "Perfecting Your Pitch" and other topics. This C-Level executive mom has supported her employees and her family fully with the technology company she founded in Seattle for more than fifteen years. She is now an Equity Partner in the Publishing and Promotion House of NOW SC PRESS. She has published two books, Never Drink Coffee During a Business Meeting and My Calendar is Written in Crayon. She has completed a nationwide book signing tour for Barnes and Noble and speaks regularly to business professionals. She is dedicated completely to her two daughters and believes Jesus is the Head of her household.