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Monthly Dinner Meeting - August 2022

  • August 22, 2022
  • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Maggiano's Little Italy, 10367 Midtown Parkway, Jacksonville, FL 32246


August Monthly Dinner Meeting

Monday, August 22, 2022

Dinner Registration Deadline is 8/17/2022

5:30-6:00 pm   Networking Time

6:00-8:00 pm   Dinner and Program

Maggiano's Little Italy

10367 Midtown Parkway (Town Center)

Jacksonville, Florida 32246

August Dinner Menu

Caesar Salad

Protein (Grilled Chicken with Tomatoes & Basil served with Grilled Asparagus and Mashed Potatoes)


Vegetarian (Mushroom Ravioli Al Forno)

Dessert (Chef's Choice)

Rolls & Butter


Individually plated meals * Cash Bar until 7:15 pm * No special orders


Learn Communication Tactics from Air Traffic Control During 9/11

Keynote Speaker

Linda Schuessler

Air Traffic Professional

Ms. Schuessler is a seasoned Air Traffic professional who has achieved wide successes in her career in government service.  Her last position held in the FAA was the Vice-President of Systems Operations of the Air Traffic Organization responsible for the entire day-to-day operations of the National Airspace System.  

Ms. Schuessler was working the morning of 9/11. You will not want to miss her riveting story of how that day unfolded and changed our lives forever. As a business owner you understand the need to communicate effectively. Ms. Schuessler exhibited calm and effectively communicated to the air traffic control towers to keep other possible disasters from occurring on that fateful day. 

After September 11th she represented the FAA as a spokesperson for all operational security issues in the National Airspace System at the White House, Congress, Department of Transportation, Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, US Secret Service and the Central Intelligence Agency. 

Spotlight Speaker

Wendy Barlin, CPA

After 25 years serving small business owners, CPA Wendy Barlin sold her firm and is now focusing on educating business owners on how to find more business tax deductions so that they can keep more of their hard-earned money. Rather than tuning to Google, Wendy wants business owners to have a safe and reliable place to go to get all their tax questions answered. 


WBO is recognized as the official women's entrepreneurial organization in North Florida, increasing recognition of women business owners and their successes and encouraging ownership by women in business. Our Mission is to inspire women business owners to grow through networking, education, and support.

P.O. Box 16372. 
Jacksonville, Florida 32245

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