Women in Defense - New England Shoreline Chapter

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Spring Event - Networking Masterclass

SAVE THE DATE: Women In Defense - New England Shoreline Chapter’s Spring Event

Networking Masterclass:

Join Women In Defense - New England Shoreline Chapter for an interactive workshop, Networking Masterclass, led by Certified Etiquette Educator, Karen A. Thomas.

Through Karen’s workshop, participants will be guided through networking techniques including:

  • Appropriate greetings and introductions

  • Personal branding

  • Business card etiquette

  • How to start & end conversations

  • Eating and drinking situations

  • Turning contacts into connections

  • And more…

Check back for Location and Ticket Price.

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to Mar 29

Safe Futures Toiletries Drive

In celebration of Women’s History Month, Women In Defense New England Shoreline Chapter has partnered with Safe Futures, Inc., formerly the Women’s Center of SE CT, for a toiletries collection drive.

Safe Futures is in need of new/unused TOILETRIES and HOUSEHOLD CLEANING ITEMS (unscented if possible).

Safe Futures also has an Amazon wish list: http://www.amazon/com/gp/registry/wishlist/27T9SACTZV4QU

Donation bins will be located in the following Electric Boat facilities from Monday, March 4th - Friday, March 29th:

  • New London - Tower A (Entrance from Garage) and Tower B (Main Entrance)

  • Groton - Bldg. 88 (Cafeteria) and Bldg. 820 (Mitchell Street Entrance)

  • Kings Highway - Lobby Entrance

Please join Women In Defense New England Shoreline Chapter in this worthwhile partnership and donate new/unused toiletries to Safe Futures.

About Safe Futures: Safe Futures operates two 24-hour hotlines, an emergency shelter, and transitional living programs for families working to rebuild lives shattered by domestic violence or sexual assault.  Safe Futures also provides counseling and advocacy, case management, court support services, support groups, and educational programs for schools and community groups.  All 21 cities and towns in New London County are served by the agency.

Safe Futures is part of the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence (CCADV) and the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV). Safe Futures is also a Partner Agency of United Way and its programs are funded in part by the State of Connecticut’s Departments of Social Service, Mental Health and Addiction Services, the Office of Violence Against Women (OVW), and the Office of Victim Services, Judicial Branch.

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Connecticut Sun vs. Seattle Storm
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Connecticut Sun vs. Seattle Storm


Please join WID-NESC and Electric Boat vice presidents, Cathy Smith and Terry Fedors, at a networking event at Mohegan Sun on Friday, July 20th.  The networking event will be held at the Mohegan Sun Earth Suite from 5:00pm-6:30pm with a bar and light snacks followed by the game at 7:00pm. 

Registration ($25) includes access to the pregame networking event presented by WID - NESC, a ticket to the game and a $5 concession voucher. In addition, a portion of the ticket sales will go towards our scholarship fund.

Thank you for supporting WID - NESC and our local heroes!

Tickets must be purchased using this link and will not be sold at the door: https://www.fevo.com/edp/Women-In-Defense-Connecticut-Sun-vs-Seattle-Storm-oEynWrh


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Conversation Project Dinner

Conversation Project Dinner ~ Tuesday November 7, 2017 5:00-7:00 pm > Guest: Guest: Elaine DeCiutiis ’02 MBA’04, risen to a high level in Corporate Finance at General Dynamics Electric Boat, a multi-billion-dollar contractor of the Department of Defense. Current outreach director of the New England Shoreline Chapter of Women In Defense.



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WID NESC Winter Social 2017

WID-NESC Members,

Please join us at our Winter Social on Wednesday, January 18th. There will be raffle prizes and appetizers.  Learn about what we're up to this year and share your goals for 2017. 

e look forward to seeing you there!

When: January 18, 2017 at 5pm
Where: Tony D’s Restaurant, New London, CT

Amanda Melton
(860) 867-3615

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