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Events

Monthly ABWA La Capitale Meeting
Chapter meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month from 11 am - 1pm at Drusilla Seafood Restaurant,. We would love to see you there! 

Board Meetings 

Meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month. Fill out the Contact Us form at the bottom of this page if you'd like to attend. 

Hats Off!

This fun event is held in July and it's the only month when we don't have a guest speaker. Instead, we wear hats, have a contest to see who has the best hat story, and just enjoy ourselves! 

  • Customer Service WOW: Competitive Advantage by Exceeding Expectations
    Wed, Feb 08
    Drusilla Seafood restaurant
    Join us as Dr. Kella Price discusses how to improve customer service, retain and WOW customers to obtain higher sales and better loyalty.
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  • Decision making in Uncertain Times
    Wed, Jan 11
    Drusilla Seafood restaurant
    Join ABWA's Peggy Head as she discusses decision making in uncertain times.
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  • Christmas Celebration 2022
    Wed, Dec 14
    Drusilla Seafood restaurant
    Join us as we celebrate the holiday season with food, fun, and festivities! Everyone is encouraged to participate in the ornament exchange. Bring a new ornament (up to $15 value), that's gift-wrapped and get ready to have fun!
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  • ABWA November Meeting:  Explore ABWA membership
    Wed, Nov 09
    Drusilla Seafood Restaurant
    Join us as Sarah Arceneaux, ABWA La Capitale's Vice President, shares how to take advantage of all the membership benefits of ABWA .
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  • Problems Resolved! Lessons to Learn from a Property Manager
    Wed, Oct 12
    Drusilla Seafood Restaurant
    Have you ever written up a list of "to do's," a schedule of meetings, and then end up derailed? Branden Barker, owner of Barker Property Management, will share key lessons for bringing people together and reaching a resolution when things like that happen.
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  • Your financial future: take charge
    Wed, Sep 14
    Drusilla Seafood Restaurant
    Taking an active role in your finances can help you live life the way you want to. So how do you get there? Kayla Nolan, a Certified Financial Planner with Edward Jones, wants to help with that. She will share strategies to grow and maintain wealth from a female viewpoint.
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  • Navigating Crucial Conversations
    Wed, Aug 10
    Drusilla Seafood restaurant
    Differing communication styles can make crucial conversations even more challenging. In this session, we’ll discuss nonverbal communication and emotional intelligence best practices to help you succeed in navigating crucial conversations.
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  • Hats Off! summer celebration
    Wed, Jul 13
    Drusilla Seafood restaurant
    Hats Off is our ABWA summer celebration and awards event! We encourage you to wear a hat and join the fun. The hat can tell a story or it can be just for fun. We hope to see you there!
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  • Investing in Yourself
    Wed, Jun 08
    Drusilla Seafood restaurant
    Join us for our monthly meeting as Jackie Whitley shows us how to remain committed to your professional development at all stages of your career. You'll also learn how ABWA can help you achieve those goals!
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  • Talking Temperament: Communicating to Different Personality Types
    Fri, May 13
    Drusilla Seafood restaurant
    Join us as Julie Becnel discusses personality types and how to use this information to communicate effectively. Julie is a certified Myers Briggs (MBTI®) facilitator and researcher who has worked in the nonprofit communications field for over 15 years.
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  • Talking Temperament: Communicating to Different Personality Types
    Wed, Apr 13
    Drusilla Seafood restaurant
    Join us as learn about personality types and how to use this information to communicate effectively.
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  • Having a Personal Brand Mentality
    Wed, Mar 09
    Drusilla Seafood restaurant
    In addition to working with sports teams and athletes, Dr. Karam also works with companies on personal branding and professional communication. We are excited to welcome Dr. Karam to our meeting and to learn all about how to whip our personal brands into shape.
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  • Critical Conversations: Stop Avoiding Conflict and Confidently Communicate in Challenging Situations
    Wed, Feb 09
    Zoom meeting
    "I'm just not good at having tough conversations!" Critical conversations are difficult, but in times of challenge, conflict or crisis, they're necessary. We'll explore how to address these conversations with clarity and confidence, and how to use these conversations to find solutions.
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  • Finding Your Vision
    Wed, Jan 12
    Zoom meeting
    Join us *virtually* to find your vision for 2022 with our guest speaker Jackie Whitley! Jackie is a goal-oriented entrepreneur, salesperson, and coach, serving her clients as a certified sales and leadership coach through Southwestern Consulting.
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  • ABWA La Capitale Christmas Celebration
    Wed, Dec 08
    Sullivan's Steakhouse
    Join us as we celebrate the holiday season with food, fun, and festivities! Everyone is encouraged to participate in the ornament exchange. Bring a new ornament (up to $15 value), that's gift-wrapped and get ready to have fun!
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  • Avoiding HR Mistakes: Employment Law Update
    Wed, Nov 10
    Zoom meeting
    Whether you're a business owner, manager, or employee, Carrie Miller has news for you! Join us virtually as we learn how to avoid catastrophic HR mistakes in 2021.
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  • Living and Leading with Intention: Master Your Show Up and Shine Skills
    Wed, Oct 13
    Zoom meeting
    Having a positive impact on the world won’t just happen. You must set an intention and develop your “Show Up and Shine” skills. Learn how to live and lead by design rather than default, and how to move from intention to outcome, to have a positive and lasting impact on those around you.
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  • Customer Journey Mapping
    Wed, Aug 11
    Zoom meeting
    People like brands that treat them like people. BUT, how do you know if your audience is resonating with your brand? We’re going to dive into the world of customer journey mapping to explore how to better understand and reach audiences to lead to stronger brand loyalty.
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