11 July 2013
EWI Annual Executive Dinner
EWI of Huntsville will welcome it's member firm executives, guests and representatives to the Annual Executive Dinner on August 6, 2013. The event will be held at Embassy Suites in Huntsville with registration and networking beginning at 5:30 p.m. and dinner beginning at 6:00 p.m.
Cyndy Morgan, Executive Director of Sci-Quest, will present the evening's program. Reservations can be made by visiting the EWI of Huntsville Meetings page of the website.
Click Executive Dinner for more details and to register.
21 June 2013
EWI Announces 2013 Swirls and Sips for Scholarships Event: “Chicago Nights” scheduled for October
Executive Women International’s Huntsville Chapter will host its annual Swirls and Sips for Scholarships fundraising gala on Saturday evening, October 19th, 2013, from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at The Atrium, located within the Main Street South shopping village at 7500 South Memorial Parkway in Huntsville. This year’s event will have a Prohibition Era theme – “Chicago Nights” – and the setting will be reminiscent of a 1920’s style “speakeasy.” Patrons will enjoy the “illicit pleasures” afforded by cocktail libations, heavy hors d’oeuvres characteristic of the era, rousing jazz music, casino-style table games, and a “Stolen Goods” Silent Auction. The event will benefit the EWI scholarship awards program. As Mrs. O’Leary said the night of the Chicago Fire, “It’s gonna be a hot time in the ol’ town tonight!”
Click HERE for additional information and to purchase tickets for your “hot” night in Chicago!
19 June 2013
My Spirited Art program scheduled for July 2nd chapter meeting
The July chapter meeting of EWI of Huntsville will be held at My Spirited Art. Networking begins at 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner and a brief program at 6:00 p.m. by the managers of the art studio. The program topic is "How to start a Business Franchise". Beginning at 6:30 p.m., members and guests will be painting the red bridge at Big Spring Park in Huntsville. Reservations via PayPal can be made by clicking Red Bridge.
5 March 2013
EWI welcomes Huntsville Health and Rehabilitation, LLC
EWI of Huntsville welcomes Huntsville Health and Rehabilitation, LLC to its membership. The company offers an alternative to traditional long-term care and rehabilitation with the professional care and safety of a skilled nursing facility. In addition to occupational, speech and physical therapy, Huntsville Health and Rehabilitation provides patients with a state-of-the-art excersize gym. Family support coupled with an exceptional team of licensed caregivers helps residents experience a better quality of life.
4 February 2013
Executive Women International® Spring Conference
We are pleased to announce that Executive Women International's 2013 Spring Conference will be hosted by EWI of Chattanooga. This sure-to-amaze event is scheduled for April 18-20, 2013. The theme is "Leaders with Vision - All Aboard to a Positive Future." April 20th is EWI's 75th anniversary date, so this is sure to be an extra-special day. More information is available on the EWI corporate website at www.ewiconnect.com.
3 October 2012
Executive Women International® of Huntsville announces the installation of its 2012-2013 Board of Officers and Directors
Officers: President, Colette McGill, WorkWell Occupational Health Center; Vice-President/President Elect, Kristy Drake, Crestwood Medical Center; Secretary, Valora Gurganious, Doctors Management Group; Treasurer, Diann Ward, Bill Ward Real Estate Team
Directors: Sergeant at Arms, Susan Towery, Thirty-One Gifts; Director at Large, Colleen Cain-Buckner, Select Solutions, LLC; Membership, Jennifer Lutrick, Financial Strategies Group; Programs, Margaret Watson, J.R. Enterprises; Communications, Keri Fletcher, Berney Office Solutions; Fund Raising, Barbara Zeitler, Costco Wholesale; Advisor, Lisa Sparks, First Commercial Bank.
7 September 2012
"Cocktails in Casablanca"
EWI of Huntsville hosted it's annual fundraising event, Swirls & Sips for Scholarships, at the Von Braun Center on September 6. The Moroccan themed event raised more than $5,000 for the chapter's scholarship fund.
6 March 2012
EWI welcomes new members
EWI of Huntsville welcomes six new members to its local chapter. Leigh Thigpen of Armstrong Relocation, Kristy Drake of Crestwood Medical Center, Valora Gurganious of DoctorsManagement, Dana Grimes of Premier Designs, Susan Towery of Thirty-One Gifts and Dr. Kathryn Bradshaw of Trusty-Vet Research Park, LLC.
9 January 2012
Cruisin’ the Road to Success, EWI of Huntsville’s fifth annual Executive Women of Tomorrow Conference (EWTC), will be held on March 3, 2012 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at The Mark Smith Conference Center at ADTRAN, Inc.
This conference offers young women in grades 8-12 from all over North Alabama the exciting opportunity to acquire the skills they will need for planning their college educations and careers. Learn more here!
4 October 2011
2011-2012 Board of Officers and Directors Installed.
The EWI of Huntsville 2011-2012 board of officers and directors were installed on October 4th at member firm ADTRAN, INC.
Officers: President, Lisa Sparks, First Commercial Bank; Vice-President/President Elect, Faith Miller, iBERIABANK; Secretary, Lara Bryant, State Farm Insurance; Treasurer, Kimberlee Wacker, HEMSI.
Directors: Sergeant-At-Arms, Diann Ward, Bill Ward Real Estate Team; Membership, Colleen Cain-Buckner, Select Solutions, LLC; Programs, Marsha Garner, Wyle CAS Group; Communications, Keri Fletcher, Berney Office Solutions; Fundraising, Jean Bryan, Von Braun Center; Director-At-Large, Jennifer Lutrick, Financial Strategies Group; Advisory Council Chair, Vanessa Akins, Huntsville Utilites.
6 September 2011
Annual Reading Rally Scheduled for October.
EWI of Huntsville will host its annual Reading Rally on October 20th at the Oscar Mason Center located in the Sparkman Homes Community from 3:30 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. This year's event partner is the Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama and the theme is A Paper Bag Princess Tea Party. To volunteer or support the Reading Rally with a donation for the goody bags, please contact Keri Fletcher at
27 July 2011
Reserve your glass for the EWI Swirls & Sips for Scholarships event.
EWI of Huntsville will host its annual Swirls & Sips for Scholarships Wine Tasting and Silent Auction on Thursday, August 18 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Westin Huntsville, located at Bridge Street Town Centre. Fabulous wines will be enhanced with tapas style food pairings. The event will benefit the EWI of Huntsville scholarship program.
Click SWIRLS to reserve your glass. There are no actual tickets for this event. Instead, you will check in at the registration table upon arriving. Then, it's Swirl, Sip and Bid!
7 June 2011
Executive Women International® of Huntsville announces scholarship winners.
EWI of Huntsville has awarded scholarships to two local women. The recipient of the EWISP (Executive Women International Scholarship Program) is Lynn Nevels, a junior at Austin High School.
Stephanie Drummond has been awarded the ASIST (Adult Student in Scholastic Transition) scholarship. She is a student at Ashford University.
17 May 2011
Save the date for the annual EWI Swirls & Sips for Scholarships event.
EWI of Huntsville will host its annual Swirls & Sips for Scholarships Wine Tasting and Silent Auction on Thursday, August 18 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Westin Huntsville, located at Bridge Street Town Centre. The event will benefit the EWI of Huntsville scholarship program.
8 December 2010
Registration for EWTC is open!
EWI of Huntsville hosts an annual Executive Women of Tomorrow Conference (EWTC), which offers young women in grades 8-12 from all over North Alabama the exciting opportunity to acquire the skills they will need for planning their college educations and careers. Learn more here!
26 November 2010
EWI welcomes Vision-in-Purpose
EWI of Huntsville welcomes Vision-in-Purpose to its membership. Anita P. Kirkman, founder and CEO of Vision in Purpose (VIP) Coaching and Training, is a certified life and business coach who empowers small office and home office business women to prosper in their business and life. She specializes in helping them to transform their beliefs around time, money, self, and leadership.
21 November 2010
Executive Women International® of Huntsville announces the installation of its 2010-2011 Board of Officers and Directors
The new Board members are President: Vanessa Akins, Huntsville Utilities; Vice President/President-Elect: Lisa Sparks, First Commercial Bank; Secretary: Sharon Snell, Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau; Treasurer: Faith Miller, iBERIABANK; Sergeant-at-Arms: Keri Fletcher, Berney Office Solutions; Membership Director: Marsha Garner, Wyle’s CAS Group; Program Director: Melanie Steele, M Décor; Communications Director: Michelle Stough, LogiCore; Fundraising Director: Marianne Southerland, Arbonne International; and Director-at-Large: Colette McGill, Crestwood Medical Center.
26 October 2010
EWI welcomes Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama
EWI of Huntsville welcomes Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama to its membership. Representing the organization is Adult Learning Director Karen Wales. Girl Scouts of the USA is the world's preeminent organization dedicated solely to girls - all girls - where, in an accepting and nurturing environment, girls build character and skills for success in the real world. In partnership with committed adult volunteers, girls develop qualities that will serve them all their lives, like leadership, strong values, social conscience, and conviction about their own potential and self-worth.
20 September 2010
Save the date for the annual EWI Reading Rally
EWI of Huntsville will host its annual Reading Rally on Tuesday, October 19 from 3:30-5:30 pm at Crestwood's Women's Center, located at 185 Chateau Drive. Make plans to attend our Girls' Day Out with the K-3 girls of Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Alabama and Girls, Incorporated. The goal of our Reading Rally events is to bring the gift of reading to all children and to demonstrate an excitement for reading through Chapter and community volunteers...more