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[itroundtable] WNO - "Just Start Speaking" Presented by Don E Smith, March 18, 2013 [1 Attachment]

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Westchester Networking Organization


The Westchester Networking Organization (WNO) invites you to our monthly meeting on Monday, March 18, 2013 at the First Congregational Church of Chappaqua, 210 Orchard Ridge Road, Chappaqua, New York 10514. The following is planned:


·         Don E. Smith will present “Just Start Speaking.”

·         The WNO Career Doctor is in. Plan to visit with independent career coach Linsey Levine, who will offer brief, professional one-on-one advisory sessions.

·         Light refreshments, courtesy of Chu, Phillips & Associates, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management.


Learn from Don E. Smith, a Toastmasters International Award Winning Speaker how to:


·         Build confidence through public speaking.

·         Techniques for various types of presentations (e.g., formal or group presentations, elevator pitch).

·         Defending your resume.


If you do plan on coming, you must register at There is no charge for registering. Should you experience a sudden change in plans, please extend your apologies to so that we can open our doors to others.


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March 18, 2011 – Agenda:

6:00 pm -7:00 pm: Open networking

7:00 pm -7:10 pm: Greetings and general announcements

7:10 pm -8:00 pm: Toastmaster’s Award Winning Speaker Don E. Smith to present “Just Start Speaking”

8:05 pm -9:00 pm: Open networking

9:00 pm:-Meeting ends



Don E. Smith, MA is a motivational speaker and success educator. He inspires audiences, organizations and individuals to chart their journey to success by defining their passion, discovering their purpose, and designing the principles that will guide them. Known widely as “The Speech Wiz”, his coaching talents as a presentation and public speaking guru are valued by novices and professionals alike.

He speaks professionally to a variety of audiences offering motivational keynotes and workshops from his "Passion Speaks" program. Toastmasters International has recognized Don E. as an award-winning speaker.

A former independent TV and film producer, Don E. Smith has held ownership, sales, marketing and communications management positions in a variety of industries including financial services, manufacturing, healthcare, exposition services, graphic arts production, and IT services. He draws on his knowledge from these experiences to create empowering perspectives for his corporate training and executive coaching clients.

He holds a Master of Arts in Corporate and Political Communications from Fairfield University, a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Curry College, and is a graduate of CoachU. He has also served on the faculties of Sacred Heart University, Quinnipiac University, and Gibbs College.


Secure your seat. Register at Walk-ins are welcome on a non-guaranteed first-come, first-served basis and must fill in a registration form at the front desk as well as be prepared to present business card.

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The group meets on the third Monday of each month, except June, July and August, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at the First Congregational Church of Chappaqua, 210 Orchard Ridge Road, Chappaqua, New York 10514 in Westchester County (

GPS Coordinates==> Lat/Lon: N 41° 9.91' W 73° 45.709'; UTM: 18T 0603873 4557830

During June, July and August, the group meets from 6:00pm to 8:45pm at the Croton Free Library, 171 Cleveland Drive, Croton On Hudson, NY 10520 in Westchester County (

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The Westchester Networking Organization (WNO) is a community that is supportive and welcoming to those who are in-transition and that fosters career fulfillment for all professionals, including those fully employed. We provide an opportunity to network across industries, fields and organizations. We share information and best practices, and we host regular meetings in Westchester County, N.Y., with presentations by thought leaders in relevant topics. All WNO members are committed to assisting one another. WNO activities are coordinated by a committee of member volunteers.

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