Calendar of Events

September Luncheon Meeting

Don’t miss this! Ed Carcarey will be joining us as our speaker and will be entertaining us with an invigorating talk on bringing your passions to your workplace. As always, remember to support our Scholarship Fund by purchasing raffle tickets for the Drawing. Please remember to bring a gift for the drawing, and get your extra tickets! Also, wearing your name tag is worth 3 tickets. No credit card fee if you pay for your lunch in advance. 

 

  • Date: Wednesday, September 6, 2017
  • Time: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
  • Location: Santa Maria Country Club in the Sequoia Room

September Member Mixer

Come join us Thursday, September 14th from 5-7 pm for a fun member networking event and enjoy some great wine at Cnagy Wine Tasting Room!  Please email Lisa Murray at lisa@lisamurray.org to RSVP.  See you there!

August Luncheon Meeting

It’s that time again! Mark your calendar and make reservations for our next monthly meeting.  We will be having a networking activity this month so come join us and get to know each other a little better…see you there!

  • Date: Wednesday, August 2, 2017
  • Time: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
  • Location: Santa Maria Country Club in the Sequoia Room

July Luncheon Meeting

We will be installing our 2017-2018 Board of Directors so don’t miss out!  And as always, remember to support our Scholarship Fund by  purchasing raffle tickets for the Drawing. Please remember to bring a gift for the drawing, and get your extra tickets! Wearing your name tag is worth 3 tickets. 

  • Date: Wednesday, July 5, 2017
  • Time: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
  • Location: Santa Maria Country Club in the Sequoia Room

June Luncheon Meeting

It is that time of year again!  We will be electing our 2017-2018 Board of Directors at our June meeting so don’t miss out.  Our speaker this month will be Marisol Cruz! In the 12 years Marisol has lived in our community, she has devoted herself to community service. She has assumed leadership roles with the Noontime Kiwanis, NSBC United Way, the Santa Barbara Foundation and contributes her time and talents to numerous other organizations. She balances a busy banking career, most recently with Community Bank of Santa Maria, while raising her son as a single mom.

  • Date: Wednesday, June 7th
  • Time: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
  • Location: Santa Maria Country Club, Sequoia Room

May Luncheon Meeting

Meet our Mayor! Our speaker for this month’s luncheon will be Santa Maria mayor Alice Patino, the first female mayor in Santa Maria’s history.

  • Date: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 (Please note, this month’s meeting is a week later than usual.)
  • Time: 11:30-1:00 pm
  • Location: Santa Maria Club in the Sequoia Room

26th Annual Women of Excellence Dinner

The Santa Maria Women’s Network is pleased to announce the Women of Excellence award recipients for 2017! These women will be honored at our Women of Excellence annual dinner on March 2, 2017 at the Santa Maria Country Club.
This event honors women who impact our community by exhibiting creativity, courage, generosity and service above self. The Santa Maria Women’s Network is a non‐profit business network committed to giving back to our community and its members. All our event proceeds go toward empowering young women and community scholarships.
The 2017 recipients are:
Lifetime Achievement: Marisol Cruz
In the 12 years Marisol has lived in our community, she has devoted herself to community
service. She has assumed leadership roles with the Noontime Kiwanis, NSBC United Way, the
Santa Barbara Foundation and contributes her time and talents to numerous other
organizations. She balances a busy banking career, most recently with Community Bank of Santa Maria, while raising her son as a single mom.
Women Taking Creative Risks: Deborah Blow
Deborah has only been in our community about 3 years but she joined our community with
enthusiasm! Superintendent of the Orcutt School District, she was instrumental in the passage
of Measure G, providing the funding needed to improve schools in the Orcutt School District.
Women of Spirit: Cristina Martins Sinco
Cristina retired from a long, successful career in nursing to care for her mother when she was
diagnosed with ovarian cancer. When her mother lost her courageous battle, Cristina directed
her passion for caring for others into founding The Teal Journey Foundation, focused on ovarian cancer education and support.
Women Helping Women: Clarrisa Nagy
Clarrisa is a whirlwind! Every aspect of her life is centered from helping other women and girls
succeed, and recognizing their potential for non‐traditional careers. As a local winemaker and
tasting room owner she enthusiastically supports other woman‐owned businesses in the
community.
For tickets to the event, please contact April Sargeant at 937‐3385, or email
smwnreservation@gmail.com. Tickets are $65 per person. No host cocktails and registration begins at 5:30 pm, with dinner and the program starting at 6 pm.

Mixer at Juliet’s Salon

Join us for a great time of networking in a casual, relaxed venue!
See you at Juliet’s Salon, 631 E. Main Street on Thurs, Feb 9 from 5-7 pm.

February Luncheon Meeting

  • Wednesday, February 1, 2017
  • 11:30-1:00 at the Santa Maria Country Club

Save the Date!

26th Annual Women of Excellence Dinner

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Join us for our annual Holiday Extravaganza!

  • Wednesday, December 7th, 11:30 – 1pm
  • Santa Maria Country Club

 

 

November Samplings Event

 

NOVEMBER SAMPLINGS EVENT

  • Santa Maria Country Club

Join us in November and support some fantastic local businesses while you get a jump on your holiday shopping!