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DC Chapter Ted Talk Tuesday - "Inside the Mind of a Master Procrastinator" by Tim Urban

DC Chapter Ted Talk Tuesday - Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Time:
7:00-8:00 p.m. EST
Location: Online
Members: $5, Guest: $10
Join us for the 13 minute Ted Talk by Tim Urban, "Inside The Mind Of A Master Procrastinator"

Tim Urban knows that procrastination doesn't make sense, but he's never been able to shake his habit of waiting until the last minute to get things done. In this hilarious and insightful talk, Urban takes us on a journey through YouTube binges, Wikipedia rabbit holes and bouts of staring out the window — and encourages us to think harder about what we're really procrastinating on, before we run out of time.


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SANTA FE EVENT—VIRTUAL HAPPY HOUR

SANTA FE EVENT—VIRTUAL HAPPY HOURFriday, August 7, 2020, 5:30‑7pm MDT
Location: Online via Zoom
All Attendees: FREE
TTN is hosting our fourth Virtual Happy Hour where we can catch up and relax after a long day. Elena de Molina will be our host on Friday, August 7 at 5:30 PM. Grab a glass of wine or your favorite beverage and join us from the comfort of your home. Looking forward to seeing you there!
 
Open to TTN members and non-members
 
Host: Elena de Molina
If questions, contact Elena de Molina at elena.demolina@gmail.com

Click here to join on August 7 anytime between 5:30 & 6:30 PM.


 

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Chicago Chapter Event: Writing as a Grounding and Restorative Practice

Chicago Chapter Event: Writing as a Grounding and Restorative PracticeTuesday, August 11, 2020, 5‑6:30pm CDT
Location: Zoom link provided with registration – Please save to your calendar!
Restricted to members and their guests
Members and Guests: FREE
Do you long to write, rest, and deeply connect to yourself in these difficult and challenging times?
 
Writing can calm and ground you. Sometimes it’s by using it to directly face, name and express the truth of what’s happening and what you’re feeling, and other times it’s to write a story, a poem, a blog or something that simply gives you a sense of creative joy.
 
This writing experience is a unique opportunity to go deep into the sanctuary of your soul to discover what's written there and what is needed for you and our world at this time.
 
It could be the beginning of your book, a new business or creative idea, or simply a renewed understanding of yourself and a way forward in these strange and unprecedented times.
 
Writer and writing coach Samantha Wallen will lead you through a writing exercise designed to ground and restore you and connect you more deeply to the courageous conversation our collective circumstance is inviting you into.
 
Writers and non-writers alike are welcome. Please bring a pen and notebook/journal.

 

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Chicago Chapter Event: Rediscover Self-Compassion, Reignite Self-Care, and Add Sparkle to Your Joy

Tuesday, August 11, 2020, 6‑7pm CDT
Location: Zoom link provided with registration – Please save to your calendar!
This event is SOLD OUT!
All Attendees: FREE
Is the new normal wearing you down? Do you need a fresh perspective to recapture the excitement you had when you were “you”?  Join us at the Comfort Club Sampler, a TTN event hosted by its founder, Deborah Wood Holton, where together we’ll explore a few of the themes, practices, and activities that make the Club so engaging.
 
Think of The Comfort Club as an exclusive “oasis” where smart, savvy women “walking their walk” rediscover creative ways to nurture self-compassion, reignite self-care, and add sparkle to their joy. In other words, it’s a place where we renew our commitment to our self-preservation.
 
This is the spirit we cultivate in The Comfort Club. As the poet and activist Audre Lorde once said, “Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.” ― Audre Lorde  And Martha Beck, in Finding Your Own North Star, puts it this way: “If you want to … make the world a better place …, you have to start by becoming whole yourself.”

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Chicago Chapter Event: Meet Me at the Movies! Home Edition

Chicago Chapter Event: Meet Me at the Movies! Home EditionWednesday, August 12, 2020, 6‑7:15pm CDT
Location: Zoom link provided with registration – Please save to your calendar!
Restricted to members and their guests
Members and Guests: FREE
Grab some popcorn and meet us at the movies in August, as we discuss Sweetness in the Belly, the 2019 film starring Dakota Fanning. Fanning portrays a young white woman raised as a Muslim in Ethiopia who makes a new life for herself as a refugee in Britain while fleeing the Ethiopian civil war in the 1970s. The film offers an insight into world history, with both beautiful and wrenching scenes, and is a story of love and loss and family amidst a revolution.

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DC Chapter Dining for Women

DC Chapter Dining for WomenWednesday, August 12, 2020
Time:
7-8 p.m. EST
Location: Online
All Attendees: FREE

Take a vicarious voyage abroad each month and learn about  amazing grassroots organizations that are transforming the lives of women and girls in developing countries. The DC Chapter has formed a Dining for Women giving circle, part of a nationwide organization dedicated to promoting gender equality among societies in Africa, Asia and South/Central America. Using videos and other educational materials provided by Dining for Women, we engage in lively discussions, learn about the countries involved, and enjoy the company of other TTN women who share a passion for improving the lives of women and girls worldwide.  

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Philadelphia Chapter Event: Telling Time – The History of American Timekeeping

Philadelphia Chapter Event:  Telling Time – The History of American TimekeepingTuesday, August 18, 2020
Time:
10:00 - 11:30 AM ET
Location: Online via Zoom
Registration Deadline: Friday, August 14, 2020
Members: $5, Guest: $10


The history of timekeeping is incredibly fascinating! This is a rare chance to hear from expert Bob Frishman as he provides a great overview on this topic. Keeping track of time was one of mankind’s earliest developments and it has come a very long way since antiquity. The measurement of time was one of man's earliest obsessions, and the desire for ever greater precision in time-keeping has inspired generations in the fields of mathematics and science. Each advance has produced accompanying works of great craftsmanship that have turned objects of sober function into things of outstanding beauty.

~ Posted by the Philadelphia Chapter



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SANTA FE EVENT—LIVING ALONE DURING THE PANDEMIC

SANTA FE EVENT—LIVING ALONE DURING THE PANDEMICWednesday, August 19, 2020, 4‑5:15pm MDT
Location: Online via Zoom
All Attendees: FREE
How can I deal with the logistical challenges of day to day life?  How might we be able to help each other with the zillion tasks we each have to do? Could you use some assistance or do your friends or family members need help that you might be able to provide? It’s often very hard to work up the courage to ask for it. And it can be really complicated to get help doing even little things these days. Let’s hear about what we, or others we know, might need and how to ask for or offer assistance.  
 
Open to TTN members and non-members
 
Host: Gini Barrett
If questions, contact Gini Barrett at ginibarrett@aol.com
 
Click here to join on August 19 at 4:00 PM

 

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SANTA FE EVENT—IDENTITY THEFT – ARM YOURSELF WITH TOOLS TO PREVENT IT!

SANTA FE EVENT—IDENTITY THEFT – ARM YOURSELF WITH TOOLS TO PREVENT IT!Thursday, August 20, 2020, 2:30‑3:30pm MDT
Location: Online via Zoom
All Attendees: FREE
We have all heard stories of lives turned upside down due to identity theft. Cyber-criminals troll for those who either do not understand their trappings or are lured in by the urgency of their message. Although nothing is fool proof, with a few simple tools we all have the power to make certain we are no easy mark. Join host Dotti Graviet for this informative event which will focus on effective, simple and practical ways to protect yourself.
 
Open to TTN Members and non-members
 
Host: Dotti Graviet, CRPC
If questions contact Dotti Graviet at Dotti.Graviet@MS.com
 
Click here to join on August 20 at 2:30 PM
 

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Chicago Chapter Event: TTN Talks with TED: A Hilarious Celebration of Lifelong Friendship

Chicago Chapter Event: TTN Talks with TED: A Hilarious Celebration of Lifelong FriendshipThursday, August 20, 2020, 5:30‑6:30pm CDT
Location: Zoom link provided with registration – Please save to your calendar!
Restricted to members and their guests
Members and Guests: FREE
Legendary duo Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin have been friends for decades. In a raw, tender and wide-ranging conversation hosted by Pat Mitchell, the three discuss longevity, feminism, the differences between male and female friendship, what it means to live well and women's role in future of our planet. "I don't even know what I would do without my women friends," Fonda says. "I exist because I have them."
 
We all know the importance of having female friends in our lives, especially as we grow older. They become the family we choose and we turn to them for fun, caring and support.
 
Watch the 15 minute TED Talk on your own and let’s discuss it. Here is the link:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HSercnrqeN4
 
 

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SANTA FE EVENT—TAKE A BREAK! COFFEE, TEA AND CONVERSATION

SANTA FE EVENT—TAKE A BREAK! COFFEE, TEA AND CONVERSATIONThursday, August 27, 2020, 3‑4pm MDT
Location: Online via Zoom
All Attendees: FREE
Taking a mid-afternoon break helps finish the rest of the day energized and refreshed. It allows us to unwind from doing tasks and having to be so focused. Feel free to bring your favorite coffee, tea or other beverage and Take a Break! We hope you can join us.
 
Open to TTN members and non-members
 
Host:  Lisa McGee
If questions, contact Lisa McGee at lisalmcgee@yahoo.com
 
Click here to join on August 27 at 3:00 PM
 

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Chicago Chapter Event: Joy Loverde, Active Aging Expert, Invites you to her Virtual Book Clubs!

Chicago Chapter Event: Joy Loverde, Active Aging Expert, Invites you to her Virtual Book Clubs!Tuesday, September 1, 2020, 4:30‑5:30pm CDT
Location: Zoom link provided with registration – Please save to your calendar!
Restricted to members and their guests
Members and Guests: FREE
This fall, TTN member, eldercare visionary and author Joy Loverde will lead a virtual book club based on her two books, Who Will Take Care of Me When I’m Old and The Complete Eldercare Planner. Whether you’re planning for your future self or facing the challenges of caring for your aging loved ones, this is the book club that will change your life.
 
In Joy’s own words: “The only thing cooler than reading a book is being able to talk about that book with the author and other book club friends. I’m thrilled to be leading book club conversations about two critically important topics as they are outlined in my books. I promise that we’ll spend quality time engaged in discussions that are compelling, enlightening, challenging, and rewarding.”
 

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Chicago Chapter Event: Joy Loverde, Active Aging Expert, Invites you to her Virtual Book Clubs!

Chicago Chapter Event: Joy Loverde, Active Aging Expert, Invites you to her Virtual Book Clubs!Tuesday, September 1, 2020, 6‑7pm CDT
Location: Zoom link provided with registration – Please save to your calendar!
Restricted to members and their guests
Members and Guests: FREE
This fall, TTN member, eldercare visionary and author Joy Loverde will lead a virtual book club based on her two books, Who Will Take Care of Me When I’m Old and The Complete Eldercare Planner. Whether you’re planning for your future self or facing the challenges of caring for your aging loved ones, this is the book club that will change your life.
 
In Joy’s own words: “The only thing cooler than reading a book is being able to talk about that book with the author and other book club friends. I’m thrilled to be leading book club conversations about two critically important topics as they are outlined in my books. I promise that we’ll spend quality time engaged in discussions that are compelling, enlightening, challenging, and rewarding.”
 

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DC Chapter Dining for Women

DC Chapter Dining for WomenWednesday, September 9, 2020
Time:
7-8 p.m. EST
Location: Online
All Attendees: FREE

Take a vicarious voyage abroad each month and learn about  amazing grassroots organizations that are transforming the lives of women and girls in developing countries. The DC Chapter has formed a Dining for Women giving circle, part of a nationwide organization dedicated to promoting gender equality among societies in Africa, Asia and South/Central America. Using videos and other educational materials provided by Dining for Women, we engage in lively discussions, learn about the countries involved, and enjoy the company of other TTN women who share a passion for improving the lives of women and girls worldwide.

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Online WELCOME Orientation for New Members

Online WELCOME Orientation for New MembersFriday, September 18, 2020
Time:
12:00 - 1:00 PM Eastern Time
Location: Online Webinar
Members: FREE, Guest: $5

Welcome to TTN!  Now that you've made the brilliant decision to join us, you'll want to know more about TTN and gain some valuable tips on how to make the most of your membership.


~ Posted by TTN's National Office

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Philadelphia Chapter Event: Food Access to Food Equity – A Systemic Look at Hunger in Philadelphia Communities

Philadelphia Chapter Event: Food Access to Food Equity – A Systemic Look at Hunger in Philadelphia CommunitiesWednesday, September 23, 2020
Time:
3:00 - 4:15 PM ET
Location: Online via Zoom
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Members: $5, Guest: $10


PreCOVID19, approximately 45 million people in the United States struggled with food insecurity. With increasing unemployment and other challenges attributed to the pandemic, Feeding America now estimates more than 54 million Americans, including 18 million children, may face hunger this year. 

Join us for a panel discussion with leaders from organizations doing the work to not only fight hunger in Philadelphia today, but also engage communities in longer-term solutions to hunger. Learn about innovative efforts combining improved food access with sustainable land use, healthcare, housing and more.



~ Posted by the Philadelphia Chapter



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Chicago Chapter Event: Joy Loverde, Active Aging Expert, Invites you to her Virtual Book Clubs!

Chicago Chapter Event: Joy Loverde, Active Aging Expert, Invites you to her Virtual Book Clubs!Thursday, October 1, 2020, 4:30‑5:30pm CDT
Location: Zoom link provided with registration – Please save to your calendar!
Restricted to members and their guests
Members and Guests: FREE
This fall, TTN member, eldercare visionary and author Joy Loverde will lead a virtual book club based on her two books, Who Will Take Care of Me When I’m Old and The Complete Eldercare Planner. Whether you’re planning for your future self or facing the challenges of caring for your aging loved ones, this is the book club that will change your life.
 
In Joy’s own words: “The only thing cooler than reading a book is being able to talk about that book with the author and other book club friends. I’m thrilled to be leading book club conversations about two critically important topics as they are outlined in my books. I promise that we’ll spend quality time engaged in discussions that are compelling, enlightening, challenging, and rewarding.”
 

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Chicago Chapter Event: Joy Loverde, Active Aging Expert, Invites you to her Virtual Book Clubs!

Chicago Chapter Event: Joy Loverde, Active Aging Expert, Invites you to her Virtual Book Clubs!Thursday, October 1, 2020, 6‑7pm CDT
Location: Zoom link provided with registration – Please save to your calendar!
Restricted to members and their guests
Members and Guests: FREE
This fall, TTN member, eldercare visionary and author Joy Loverde will lead a virtual book club based on her two books, Who Will Take Care of Me When I’m Old and The Complete Eldercare Planner. Whether you’re planning for your future self or facing the challenges of caring for your aging loved ones, this is the book club that will change your life.
 
In Joy’s own words: “The only thing cooler than reading a book is being able to talk about that book with the author and other book club friends. I’m thrilled to be leading book club conversations about two critically important topics as they are outlined in my books. I promise that we’ll spend quality time engaged in discussions that are compelling, enlightening, challenging, and rewarding.”
 

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SAVE THE DATE!  Celebrate TTN's 20th Anniversary

SAVE THE DATE!  Celebrate TTN's 20th AnniversaryWednesday, October 14, 2020 through Thursday, October 15, 2020
Time:
tbd
Location: From Coast to Coast
Check back later for more details

We have so much to celebrate this year!  TTN has been successfully engaging women to connect, discover and have an impact for 20 years. 

We're planning some special events for later this year so please mark your calendars for October 13-14-15. 

We'll keep you posted as we get more information on how we will bring you all together.

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Chicago Chapter Event: Joy Loverde, Active Aging Expert, Invites you to her Virtual Book Clubs!

Chicago Chapter Event: Joy Loverde, Active Aging Expert, Invites you to her Virtual Book Clubs!Thursday, November 5, 2020, 4:30‑5:30pm CST
Location: Zoom link provided with registration – Please save to your calendar!
Restricted to members and their guests
Members and Guests: FREE
This fall, TTN member, eldercare visionary and author Joy Loverde will lead a virtual book club based on her two books, Who Will Take Care of Me When I’m Old and The Complete Eldercare Planner. Whether you’re planning for your future self or facing the challenges of caring for your aging loved ones, this is the book club that will change your life.
 
In Joy’s own words: “The only thing cooler than reading a book is being able to talk about that book with the author and other book club friends. I’m thrilled to be leading book club conversations about two critically important topics as they are outlined in my books. I promise that we’ll spend quality time engaged in discussions that are compelling, enlightening, challenging, and rewarding.”
 

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Chicago Chapter Event: Joy Loverde, Active Aging Expert, Invites you to her Virtual Book Clubs!

Chicago Chapter Event: Joy Loverde, Active Aging Expert, Invites you to her Virtual Book Clubs!Thursday, November 5, 2020, 6‑7pm CST
Location: Zoom link provided with registration – Please save to your calendar!
Restricted to members and their guests
Members and Guests: FREE
This fall, TTN member, eldercare visionary and author Joy Loverde will lead a virtual book club based on her two books, Who Will Take Care of Me When I’m Old and The Complete Eldercare Planner. Whether you’re planning for your future self or facing the challenges of caring for your aging loved ones, this is the book club that will change your life.
 
In Joy’s own words: “The only thing cooler than reading a book is being able to talk about that book with the author and other book club friends. I’m thrilled to be leading book club conversations about two critically important topics as they are outlined in my books. I promise that we’ll spend quality time engaged in discussions that are compelling, enlightening, challenging, and rewarding.”
 

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