Please join us for our annual holiday party and meeting, as we wrap up a wonderful 2015! We will say thank you and goodbye to the 2015 Board of Directors, welcome and swear in the 2016 Board of Directors, and thank our many volunteers who helped make SHRM SWFL’s year a success. We will also be treated to a presentation from award-winning speaker Yvonne Conte, and we may have a surprise or two up our sleeves! Registration opens at 5:00 p.m. and the program starts at 5:30. Dinner and dessert will be served, and a cash bar will be available.
And now, a little about our special guest: Yvonne Conte’s accomplishments are many. She is a nationally known expert in the field of humor, corporate culture and stress management. She is the author of: Bit’s of Joy! and Cry, Laugh Cook! which have been used in offices across the nation to help create a positive corporate culture and best seller Serious Laughter which has been translated and sold in China. Her train the trainer book, Make a Big Deal has been used in countless classes for new and experienced writers and speakers to hone their craft. Remarkable Women of Faith is a collaboration with Yvonne and world renown actresses Jennifer O’Neill and Ann Jillian.
In addition Yvonne is a recipient of the 2015 Zonta International Crystal Award, The Women in Leadership Award and The SOHO Unique Small Business Award. Yvonne has been published in many magazines and newspapers and has appeared as a guest expert on ABC, NBC, CBS and Educational Public TV. She lectured for Communication Classes at Monroe Community College, is the founder and CEO of Humor Advantage, Incorporated and creator of “Humor Advantage Pay It Forward Program”.
Yvonne has served on the Board of Directors of Camillus Chamber of Commerce, as past president of the Westvale Neighborhood Watch, and the Monroe Community College Foundation Alumni Council Board. She has volunteered for the Arthritis Foundation Joints in Motion, Heart Association Heart Run, Vera House and Gilda Club and served as Director of the Vineyard Art Show. Yvonne is a sitting Board President for the non-profit organization, Day of Joy, Inc. She is a member of both the Camillus, NY and the Fort Myers, FL Chamber of Commerce.
She conducts over 60 keynotes annually for clients such as Blue Cross Blue Shield, Merck and Medeva Pharmaceutical, Xerox Corporation, Time Warner, G E Global, Continental Tire, Lucent Technology, AT&T, AARP, Golisano Children’s Hospital and over 5,000 other leading organizations.
Cost for Students: $15
Cost for Members: $30
Cost for Non-Members/Guests: $30
Walk-In/Pay at the Door: $30
Please RSVP by Monday, December 7, 2015.
No shows will be billed.