June 27th ~ RSFbpw Luncheon-Meeting
President's Message
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Dear RSFBPW Ladies and guests:

Do you ever wonder how things would be different if you had made different choices in your life? Many of us in RSFbpw are self-employed and have made that jump from being accountable to someone else to being in our own business. it can be scary, but oh so rewarding. I just celebrated my 30th anniversary of working for myself and I wouldn't change a thing! Secret word is Leap! While the initial decision to leave my corporate job was incredibly scary at first, the benefits have far out weighed that fear. Here are a few benefits, no more going into the office everyday, no more rush hour traffic, and being able to work from home, and I earn more and spend less, I can work whenever I want, I have work-life balance, I can hand select my clients and best of all.... NO MORE DRAMA!

Being self employed isn't for everyone, it takes someone special who can handle the risk internally to put themselves out there to work hard, find their own clients and keep focused so you build a business you love. I love how our group is so supportive of each other and filled with experts in just about any field. Why not reach out this month and invite others you know who are unique and business owners, and invite them to visit our wonderful group. And, take advantage of the wealth of knowledge we all have as members.
We only have a few categories that are full with three members, so invite, invite, invite!!! Why not invite a few business connections to join you! Looking forward to a great meeting in June.
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 Julie Hetherington
RSFBPW President
Our June Speaker
Self-Defense Skills to Protect Yourself Wherever You Go...

Debbie Love earned her first Black Belt in 2007 and by 2016 achieved her 4th Degree Black Belt and the title of Sensei. Throughout the last two decades of training, she was always the only woman in the room. With persistence, determination and courage she learned to use her small stature as an advantage against much larger, stronger opponents.

She founded Heads Up Karate & Self-Defense for Women offering a safe, comfortable, fun and intimidation-free space to learn kick ass skills. She'll tell her story and share techniques to protect yourself wherever you go.
RSFBPW Calendar for 2019
Mark Your Calendars with Our Luncheons for 2019

June 27
July 18
Aug 22
September 19
October 3
November 21
December 19
RSVP by Monday, June 24 -- no later than 5 p.m.
(You can pay through PayPal even if you do not have a PayPal account)
Questions  email Alexis at Aranglas12@gmail.com  

NOTE: All reservations will close at 5 pm on the Monday before the event or when 70 reservations are made.
  
NO refunds or changes after June 24.   To cancel, please call or email before 5 pm on
Monday, June 24 to Alexis at 858-204-3800.

Alexis is the RSVP chair. All special requests must be made through Alexis prior to the meeting. See lunch choices section for special requests requirements.

SECRET WORD : During the months of January through October- RSFbpw members will g et a 2nd entry in the door prize drawing by emailing the secret word to Alexis no later than 5 pm on the Monday before each meeting. Members get one entry when they register for lunch and one when they send Alexis the secret word. Check for the secret word in the President's message in our newsletter.

Notice : Our lunch prices have increased by $1.00 for 2019 because of the Country Club's lunch price increases.
June Lunch Choices
June Menu Choices

P lease email Aranglas12@gmail.com   for a gluten free choice or other food requests.  

Unless a serious health challenge exists, no special requests except gluten free, vegan, no dressing or dressing on the side. 

Salad:   Miso glazed salmon salad: Napa cabbage, red cabbage, carrots, crispy wontons, cilantro, mandarin oranges, sesame vinaigrette

Hot Dish : Glazed chicken teriyaki: Sesame rice, broccolini, pineapple relish, sweet teriyaki sauce

Vegetarian: J apanese mushroom risotto Beech, maitake, king oyster mushroom, tomato relish, crispy shallots

Drinks: ice tea, hot tea, coffee, soft drinks (does not include mineral water)

Dessert: Chocolate Surprise

No host wine- purchase drink tickets from Board member at $15 each.
MEMBERS : $36.00 & GUESTS: $41.00
  Board Members & Leadership Volunteers
President: 
  Julie Hetherington
         
  Past President:
 Gina Ruby
 
RSVP: 
Alexis Ranglas-Behseta

Recording Secretary:
Beppie Mostert

Treasurer:
Dr. Deena Stacer

VP Membership: 
Sarah Morgan

VP Programs: 
Ana Nieto
Greeters:
  
Roohi Darugar 
Andi Frimmer 
Dana Green 
Sandi Marvich
Lisa Bentson
Julia Uhll 
Judy Foster

Inspirational Leader: 
Julia Uhll

Photographer: 
Sarah Morgan

Want to be a greeter in 2019? Talk to Julie our President to volunteer!!!
Our June Birthday Girls
Honoring our Member's May Birthdays!!!
Please say
 Happy Birthday to:

Dr. Deena Stacer - June 12
Marika Iler - June 20
Jade Craigwell - June 25

RSFBPW Mission Statement
OUR MISSION: To encourage, support and motivate each other to achieve professionally, to develop our true potential as women, and to have fun in the process. 

If you have a colleague who you think would enjoy being part of our professional group, please bring them as your guest. For more information about becoming a member of the Rancho Santa Fe Business & Professional Women's Association, please visit our web site at  www.RSFbpw.com We are a diverse group of women so be sure to check out all the members' profiles on the member's page of the website! 
Membership Benefits
As a Member of RSFBPW:

Your contact and business information is placed in our directory, as well as on our website in the membership section. Please remember to update your information whenever it changes, including new photos and logos. You are invited to participate in the monthly drawing for members only by bringing and talking about your donation during the drawing portion of our meeting. You can place your items for sale on 1/2 of a table located in the back of the room before and after our monthly meetings, from January through October. You should arrive around 10:30 a.m. to secure your half-table. You can share a 20 second commercial during our meetings. You can apply to speak at our member's showcase, some restrictions apply. You can post announcements for your products, services or events on our Facebook Business Page and participate in our LinkedIn Group page.

Monthly speakers are the only ones allowed to place their information on the luncheon tables during our meetings. Due to the size of our membership, we are unable to send out group emails to all members regarding a special event or announcement you may want to share with members. Be sure to post your announcement on our Facebook Business Page. Thank you. 
Quick Links
Shout-Outs and Testimonials
We may run out of time at our meetings to share our testimonials for each other's services, products, and community announcements. We encourage you to write your praise and mail an email or note to the member who you want to applaud. Send your friends a special email sharing your testimonial about the member you are highlighting. Post your Shout-Out on our RSFBPW Facebook page and on your own FB page.

We offer Shout-outs and testimonial time at the end of many of our meetings, however it depends on the time left after our speaker has concluded their presentation. We do not offer testimonial time at our November and December meetings because of the length of the program. We encourage you to pass out your information, flyers, handouts and community announcements during the open networking time which is between 11:15 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. 

You may also want to use your 20 second commercial time during the meeting to share your business event or announcement with the group and invite interested members to pick up a flyer with more details in the back of the room. Thanks for cheerfully working with us!
A Gentle Reminder about Spamming RSFBPW Members
Members and visitors must individually ask each member for permission to place them on any form of mass communication-email blasts, newsletter lists, U.S. Mail lists or group texts. Without each member's individual permission, we consider this type of communication to be an act of spamming. To build long-term relationships with members please write personal notes and emails first and after developing rapport, ask these members only for permission to place them on your mailing list. Thank you for your cooperation.   
If you are interested in becoming a member of our women's Rancho Santa Fe, Business and Professional Women's Association, you must attend two meetings as a visitor, then apply for membership. We have 3 members per category, and if the category is not filled, you can submit the application to one of our board members for consideration. If the category is filled, we encourage you to continue to attend our meetings and network with our members. You can apply when the position opens. Any questions about membership, Contact Sarah Morgan at Sarah@SarahMorganPhotography.com, or call 858-414-9646.