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MONTHLY SOCIAL EVENTS

Guests are encouraged to attend our free monthly social events. This is a great way for guests get to know the WBO every 2nd Thursday & 3rd Tuesday of the month.

MONTHLY LUNCH & LEARN

Members may join our area round table, for delicious lunches, professional development and networking, every 1st Thursday of the month.

MONTHLY MEMBERS DINNER

Members may attend our monthly members dinner, where we vote, learn, network and grow together, the 4th Monday of every month.

Upcoming events

    • September 25, 2023
    • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Maggiano's Little Italy, 10367 Midtown Parkway, Jacksonville, FL 32246


    September Monthly Dinner Meeting

    Monday, September 25, 2023

    5:30-6:00 pm   Check-in & Networking
    6:00-8:00 pm   Dinner & Program

    Maggiano's Little Italy

    10367 Midtown Parkway (Town Center)

    Jacksonville, Florida 32246

    Member: $40

    Guest: $45

    Visitor: $50

    Our dinners are family style dining where an assortment of dishes will be offered including salads, vegetarian & non-vegetarian entrees, pasta, vegetables, rolls and dessert. Water/Tea/Coffee also included.

    Cash Bar until 7:15 pm * No special orders

    TOPIC:

    UPDATE ON THE STATE OF OUR COMMUNITIES

    PROGRAM

    KEYNOTE SPEAKER


    Karen Brune Mathis

    Jacksonville Daily Record

    Karen Brune Mathis has been the editor of the Jacksonville Daily Record since April 2017 and previously was managing editor since March 2010. She also contributes to WJCT 89.9's award-winning First Coast Connect program. Before joining the Daily Record, Karen served as executive director of Dreams Come True, a Jacksonville-based nonprofit that fulfills the dreams of children battling life-threatening medical conditions. Karen worked at The Florida Times-Union as a reporter, editor and columnist for the business and metro sections for nearly 30 years. She also was the producer, editor and anchor of a weekly business program for WJCT TV-7. Karen is a Missouri native and a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism.

    SPOTLIGHT SPEAKER


    Sharon Pruett

    Gold'n Rule Jewelry, Inc.

    Sharon Pruett found her passion in dealing with Gold and Silver in 1980. She started as a wholesale jeweler and had home parties. She went on to do charity sales for hospitals, AT&T, and VA commissaries throughout the southeast. She also loves to help customers make up their custom engagement rings. In 1992, she received her Gemological Institute of American Gemology degree. This enables her to give her customers an accurate appraisal. She has also taken a jewelry repair course by Ray Martin to learn how to set stones and size rings. Sharon will guarantee she will help you find whatever you need, and it will be perfect.

    Don't forget to bring your Door Prize!

    REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  September 20, 2023

    • October 05, 2023
    • 11:45 AM - 1:30 PM
    • Seasons 52, 5092 Big Island Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32246
    Register


    October 2023 Area Roundtable Meeting


    WBO Town Center Roundtable


    Thursday, October 5, 2023

    11:45 am - 1:00 pm


    Seasons 52

    5092 Big Island Drive

    Jacksonville, FL 32246


    $25.00

    (includes lunch and non-alcohol beverage)


    TOPIC: How to Scale your Business



    This will be a membership discussion. Participants will talk about how they plan and execute their business to bring it to the next level. 

    Bring Business Cards!


    DEADLINE TO REGISTER:


    Sunday, October 1st. Must pay online.


    NO WALK UPS!

    • October 21, 2023
    • 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Fort Family Regional Park, 8000 Baymeadows Road E., Jacksonville FL 32256
    Register

    Common Sense

    Self Defense Program


    Saturday, October 21, 2023

    11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

    Fort Family Regional Park

    (Pavilion 4)

    8000 Baymeadows Road E.

    Jacksonville, FL 32256

    Member: $20

    Guest: $30

    Deadline to register is October 18


    Join us for WBO Networking brown bag picnic at 11:30 a.m.  followed by a self-defense presentation at 12:30 p.m.  Kirk Farber, 7th Degree Black Belt, will demonstrate and educate attendees on basic self-defense techniques. Program includes verbal and physical demonstrations. Suggested for adults only or at the discretion of parent/guardian.  Bring your own brown bag lunch and beverage.

    Kirk is the owner of F.A.C.E., a non-profit that brings Fitness and Character Education to children in elementary and secondary schools, public and private. 

    • November 02, 2023
    • 11:45 AM - 1:30 PM
    • Seasons 52, 5092 Big Island Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32246
    Register


    November 2023 Area Roundtable Meeting


    WBO Town Center Roundtable


    Thursday, November 2, 2023

    11:45 am - 1:00 pm


    Seasons 52

    5092 Big Island Drive

    Jacksonville, FL 32246


    $25.00

    (includes lunch and non-alcohol beverage)


    TOPIC: TBD




    Bring Business Cards!


    DEADLINE TO REGISTER:


    Sunday, October 29th. Must pay online.


    NO WALK UPS!

    • December 12, 2023
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Florida Tackle & Gun Club, 9010 San Jose Blvd. Jacksonville FL 32257
    • 60
    Register


    Theme: 

    Country Western with BBQ Dinner


    Date:

    Tuesday, December 12, 2023


    Time:

    6:00pm -9:00pm

    Place:

    Florida Tackle & Gun Club

    9010 San Jose Blvd.

    Jacksonville, FL 32257

    The holidays are fast approaching & the Holiday party on December 12th will be here before you know it.  Dust off your cowboy boots and get ready to celebrate the holidays in style!


    This is a Members-ONLY event and members can bring their spouse or one family member. This year we will be having an Auction benefiting a local charity. Details to come.


    Bring cash for 50/50 bingo and auction.


    Space is limited so sign up now before we sell out! 


    Registration deadline is Thursday, December 7th

    Silent Charity Auction


       Going Once Going Twice SOLD!


       All proceeds from the silent auction will be given to a local charity to be determined. 



    Please bring a gift to donate for the Auction to an upcoming dinner meeting OR contact Christina Singleton, Hospitality Chair, to coordinateYou can drop off your auction items at Sunland Acres (Lynn Lamoureux). 

    All gifts will be auctioned off at the Holiday Party!

    Thank you for your support …

    and Holiday Party Registration is now OPEN.

Past events

September 19, 2023 September WBO Morning Social
September 14, 2023 September 2023 WBO Happy Hour Social
September 08, 2023 WBO Fall Retreat 2023
September 07, 2023 September Area Roundtable Meeting
August 28, 2023 August 2023 Monthly Dinner Meeting
August 15, 2023 August WBO Morning Social
August 10, 2023 August 2023 WBO Happy Hour Social
August 03, 2023 August Area Roundtable Meeting
July 24, 2023 July 2023 Monthly Dinner Meeting
July 18, 2023 July WBO Morning Social
July 13, 2023 Boss Lady Summer Social - Sponsored by Diamonds Direct
July 06, 2023 July Area Roundtable Meeting
June 26, 2023 June Monthly Dinner Meeting
June 20, 2023 June 2023 WBO Morning Social
June 08, 2023 June 2023 WBO Happy Hour Social
June 01, 2023 June Area Roundtable Meeting
May 22, 2023 May 2023 Monthly Dinner Meeting
May 16, 2023 May 2023 WBO Morning Social
May 11, 2023 May 2023 WBO Happy Hour Social
May 04, 2023 May Area Roundtable Meeting
April 29, 2023 Common Sense Self Defense Program
April 24, 2023 April 2023 Monthly Dinner Meeting
April 18, 2023 April 2023 WBO Morning Coffee Social
April 13, 2023 April WBO Happy Hour Social
April 06, 2023 April Area Roundtable Meeting
March 16, 2023 March 2023 WBO Morning Social
March 08, 2023 2023 Spring Speaker Series Conference
March 02, 2023 March Area Roundtable Meeting
February 27, 2023 February 2023 Monthly Dinner Meeting
February 24, 2023 New Member Welcome Luncheon
February 09, 2023 February 2023 WBO Happy Hour
February 02, 2023 February Area Roundtable Meeting
January 23, 2023 January 2023 Monthly Dinner Meeting
January 12, 2023 January 2023 WBO Happy Hour
January 05, 2023 January Area Roundtable Meeting
December 09, 2022 WBO Fall Retreat Dec 9 - Dec 11, 2022
December 01, 2022 Red Ruby Jubilee Celebration
November 15, 2022 November 2022 WBO Happy Hour
November 14, 2022 November 2022 Monthly Dinner Meeting
November 03, 2022 November Area Roundtable Meeting
October 24, 2022 Monthly Dinner Meeting - October 2022
October 06, 2022 October Area Roundtable Meeting
September 26, 2022 Monthly Dinner Meeting - September 2022
September 08, 2022 WBO Happy Hour - September 2022
September 01, 2022 September Area Roundtable Meeting
August 22, 2022 Monthly Dinner Meeting - August 2022
August 11, 2022 WBO Happy Hour - August 2022
August 04, 2022 Area Roundtable Meeting - August 2022
July 25, 2022 Monthly Dinner Meeting - July 2022
July 14, 2022 WBO Summer Social Networking
June 27, 2022 Monthly Dinner Meeting - June 2022
June 09, 2022 WBO Happy Hour - June 2022
June 02, 2022 Area Roundtable Meeting - June 2022
May 23, 2022 May 2022 - Monthly Dinner Meeting
May 12, 2022 WBO Happy Hour - May 2022
May 05, 2022 Area Roundtable Meeting - May 2022
April 25, 2022 WBO Happy Hour - April 2022
April 14, 2022 2022 Spring Speaker Series - April 14, 2022
April 07, 2022 Area Roundtable Meeting - April 2022
March 28, 2022 March 2022 - Monthly Dinner Meeting
March 10, 2022 WBO Happy Hour - March 2022
March 03, 2022 Area Roundtable Meeting - March 2022
February 28, 2022 February 2022 - Monthly Dinner Meeting
February 10, 2022 WBO Happy Hour - February 2022
February 03, 2022 Area Roundtable Meeting - February 2022
January 24, 2022 January 2022 - Monthly Dinner Meeting
January 06, 2022 Area Roundtable Meeting - January 2022
December 02, 2021 Holiday Luncheon 2021
November 15, 2021 November 2021 - Monthly Dinner Meeting
November 05, 2021 November 2021 - Fall Social
November 04, 2021 Area Roundtable Meeting - November 2021
October 25, 2021 October 2021 - Monthly Dinner Meeting
October 07, 2021 Area Roundtable Meeting - October
September 27, 2021 September 2021 Monthly Dinner Meeting
September 17, 2021 Get Anchored 2021 Fall Retreat - Sept 17-19, 2021
September 02, 2021 Area Roundtable Meeting - September
August 23, 2021 August 2021 Monthly Dinner Meeting
August 05, 2021 Area Roundtable Meeting - August
July 26, 2021 July 2021 Monthly Dinner Meeting
July 01, 2021 Area Roundtable Meeting - July
June 28, 2021 June 2021 Monthly Dinner Meeting
June 03, 2021 Area Roundtable Meeting - June
May 24, 2021 May 2021 Monthly Dinner Meeting
May 06, 2021 Area Roundtable Meeting - May
April 23, 2021 Absolute Marketing and WBO 2021 Spring Retreat
March 22, 2021 March 2021 Monthly Dinner Meeting
February 22, 2021 February 2021 Monthly Dinner Meeting
January 25, 2021 January 2021 Monthly Dinner Meeting
December 03, 2020 Holiday Luncheon 2020
November 16, 2020 November Dinner Meeting
October 26, 2020 October Dinner Meeting
October 13, 2020 WBO Presents a Virtual, Distanced, and Creative Fall Night Together - Painting with a Twist
September 28, 2020 September Dinner Meeting
September 24, 2020 "Lunch 'n Learn" ZOOM Roundtable
April 23, 2020 Spring Retreat
February 24, 2020 February Dinner Meeting
February 12, 2020 WBO Tinseltown Roundtable
February 06, 2020 Epping Forest Roundtable
January 27, 2020 January Dinner Meeting
January 12, 2020 The Certified Riverside Avondale Preseration (RAP) Tour
January 09, 2020 Epping Forest Roundtable (January Only)
January 08, 2020 WBO Tinseltown Roundtable
December 13, 2019 WBO Holiday Party
November 25, 2019 WBO November 2019 Dinner Meeting
October 28, 2019 WBO October 2019 Dinner Meeting and Business Showcase
October 18, 2019 WBO Fall Social

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.

CONTACT
P.O. Box 16372

Jacksonville, FL 32245
(904) 701-2564

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