Network For Success! Community Service and Holiday Shopping Luncheon

This event is sponsored by:

Pittsburgh Athletic Association

Kauffman Foundation - "Build a Stronger America, the Entrepreneur's Movement


Local 500 Member Business Consortium Partners with Dress for Success


The Women’s Small Business Association™ will hold its annual community service event luncheon, December 8, 2009 from 1-4pm. This year’s holiday event will support Dress for Success Pittsburgh. The mission of Dress for Success is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.

Attendees have the opportunity to give back to the community by donating new and gently used clothing and accessories directly to Dress for Success
. WSBA™ members will also be able to contribute their knowledge and experience by signing up to speak at future Dress for Success Professional Women’s Group gatherings.

Vendors will be on hand with an assortment of products; perfect for seasonal gift shopping. In addition, this event will offer informative guest speakers and a productive networking atmosphere open to all local small business owners.

Key speaker for the event will be Leah Lizarondo Shannon, Chief Executive Officer, Dress for Success. Leah will share an inspirational speech, based on her 10-year track record of success working with both non-profit and for-profit organizations.

Sam Wieder will present - How to Launch Business Building Relationships - Faster than you thought possible.

Lunch will feature: Breast of Chicken Marsala with Wild Mushroom and Marsala Demi Glaze, Penne Pasta with Tomato Vodka Cream Sauce, Diced Tomato and Basil. The buffet will also offer Salad, Potatoes/Pasta, Vegetable, Fresh Rolls and Butter, Coffee, Tea, Iced Tea and Dessert.

The event will be held in the Schenley Lounge at Pittsburgh Athletic Association, 4215 5th Ave, Pittsburgh, on December 8, 2009 at 1 pm. All local small business owners and area professionals are invited to attend.

Tickets: Premier WSBA™ Member $25

WSBA™ General Member $30

Non-Members and at the door $35.

For a complete list of accepted donations, please visit

This event is sponsored by Pittsburgh Athletic Association and Build a Stronger America. Additional sponsorships are available. Please contact Linda Handley, WSBA™ Assistant Executive Director if you have any questions about this event:





Event Registration Policy
All attendees must have a paid registration to enter. Walk-ins, when accepted, will be processed on-site at the door rate. Cancellations must be received two business days prior to an event to qualify for a refund. Substitutions welcome. No shows will be billed. Please attempt to register at least 24 hours prior to the event so that there is an accurate count for food orders and venue.

*Sponsorships are available for this event at several levels. Let your potential clients know where your company stands on the issues that will be discussed at this event. Consider being a sponsor to get your company message included in all event marketing material and to all that attends this event.

Name Sales End Price Fee
WSBA Community Service and Holiday Shopping Luncheon Ended $30 $1.74

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