Month: July 2010

Annual Human Trafficking Conference: Mark Your Calendar!

Soroptimist International Northwestern Region, the YWCA Greater Portland, and Multnomah County will host the Annual Human Trafficking Conference in January in Portland, Oregon.  Please save the date and join us for a weekend of networking, education, awareness, and empowerment as we continue moving forward to end the epidemic plaguing the Pacific Northwest; Human Sex and Labor Trafficking. Host hotels for the weekend include: Red Lion-Convention Center and the Westin-Portland; Hotel and Airline reservations are now open – The Northwest Conference Against Trafficking January 14-16, 2011 Oregon Convention Center, Portland, OR Keynote Speakers and Presenters will include: Former Congresswoman Linda Smith, founder of Shared Hope International Bradley Myles, Executive Director of Polaris Project Jane Velez-Mitchell, host of “Issues” on HLN Beth Klein, Civil Rights Attorney and United Nations Human Trafficking Presenter Alice Wells, Soroptimist International Sgt. Doug Justus, Portland Vice Squad Anne Garrett, Author of Frazzled Kids For more information log onto; those interested in Sponsorships, Media Support and the Resource Exhibit Expo may download applications from the website.  Conference Registration will open in September. Please save …

“Cop Doc” Richard Weinblatt and Anny Jacoby: Women as Victims of Crime

The topic of women as crime victims (or not) is the question and the topic for the hour on The Cop Doc radio show. Join former police chief, Dr. Richard Weinblatt, The Cop Doc, and his expert panel as we examine victimology, whether the term even applies, and how women can take charge of their safety and security. Among the guests tonight are famed police trainer, safety expert, and retired police sergeant Betsy Brantner Smith and personal safety expert and a certified Personal Defense Readiness Instructor,  Anny Jacoby. To listen to the show live for Thursday, July 29, 2010, and participate in the chat room, the direct link for the show is HERE. Time: 10:oo PM EST and 9:00 PM CST We will take your calls live.  The number to call in with questions or comments is 646-652-4259.

Join Jillian for your half-year Power Point check up!

Finish  2010 with Greatness! Private one on one Intuitive Consultations with Jillian Maas Backman, Intuitive Life Coach, Author and Radio Host August 17-19, 2010, Deerpath Inn, Lake Forest, Ill Every year presents both global and personal successes and challenges. This year in particular, has shown a  trickle down affect on own individual journeys.  Although many of you have been able to survive these transitions, we also deserve to thrive without fear. Join Jillian for your half-year Power Point check up! In this intense hour with Jillian she will review the past six months. What’s working for you and how we, as a team, can finish of this year with greatness.You will receive a personalized e-lesson, a to-do list like no other you have experienced. Reservation Required online or email appointments: Call: 262-812-3445 for availability.

Five Top Tips For Personal Branding

Respectfully reprinted from Better, written by Lelia Raynel Personal branding is how you portray yourself to the world. It is how others actually see you, not necessarily how you may want to come across. One can create a positive brand image as a successful entrepreneur, but one can also come across as a criminal-a negative brand image. To make sure your personal brand efforts reflect what you desire, see the following five top tips on using it to succeed in your Internet marketing efforts. Focus Your Personal Branding Efforts Everyone is an expert on something. Put another way, no one is an expert on everything. Personal branding starts with finding those certain areas of knowledge and experience that you have accumulated that are significantly greater than the Average Joe. Find those one, two, or three things to focus on, and write and work on those. Establishing your area of expertise is the first step in building your own brand. Find Your Voice With personal branding, you are not an everyman – by definition, it …

Vito Colucci Appearing With “Goodfellas” Henry Hill

Vito Colucci will be appearing at an event being held with Henry Hill from the movie “Goodfellas” at Pellici’s Restaurant on July 26th from 7-10pm, Then they will be at Testo’s Restaurant on July 27th from 7-10 as well. The famed PI and the “Wiseguy” will be answering questions and signing posters for the 20th anniversary of the film, “Goodfellas.” Colucci hopes that people will understand that Henry Hill, once involved with the Lucchese mob family, no longer has ties with his old life.  Hill was put into the witness protection program after turning in some of his former “family” members. The event runs from 7 to 10 p.m. and costs $50 to attend. Dinner is included and there will be a cash bar. Reservations are required; those interested should call Vito Colucci at 203-324-1174.