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The RNPW program year is September through June of each year.  Our meetings are typically the 3rd Monday of each month.  However, in September we kickoff the program year with an evening reception that is a bit more relaxed so that members can renew contacts, meet new friends, and learn what the upcoming year will have for informational and inspirational speakers.

2019 - 2020 Theme: The Power of a Tribe

Each year our Program Committee works diligently to invite exceptionally dynamic women from the region to speak on their achievements—both the successes and challenges in reaching their goals. Read the "More Info" on each month's topics and register before the cutoff date to void a late fee.  

Non-Members/Guests are welcome to attend at any time up to 2 meetings before membership is required -- member referral is not a requirement to attend or join.

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June 15, 2020 Luncheon is a FREE virtual meeting - Success When Tribes Work Together

June 15, 2020
11:30 AM CDT - 1:00 PM CDT
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Cathy McDermott is the Executive Director of the Rock River Development Partnership (RRDP), a 501c3 whose mission is to bring business and people together to create place in Rockford’s downtown and older commercial districts. The RRDP operates the Rockford City Market (indoors and out), the North End and Vintage markets.

Cathy is a lifelong Rockford resident and has a Business Administration degree from Rockford College. She is a board member of both the National Association of Produce Market Managers and the Illinois Farmers Market Association.

From 2015, Cathy was named one of Rockford Chamber of Commerce’s “20 People You Should Know” and was a recipient of Boylan High School’s Alumni Excellence Award. In 2016, she was named one of the “People to Watch” by the Rockford Register Star. In 2017, she was an alumni award winner from Rockford College, and in 2019, she was named one of Northwest Quarterly’s 25 most interesting people. 

She and her husband Kevin live in Rockford and they have two married daughters, Sarah and Emily, and a son Luke, an MBA student at Dominican University.

All members have logins and passwords and must register for meetings with your login, do not register as a guest.  If you do not remember your login or password, click the link for it to be retrieved.  Or email [email protected] for further help.

Members-To-Be are welcome to attend 2 meetings/events before deciding to join our thriving group!

Member referral is not a requirement to attend or join.

Cutoff is Thursday, June 11 at midnight.


$0.00 Guest Ticket

$0.00 Member Ticket