Family Grounds Cafe – A great place to have a networking series

Hope you can join us at The Family Grounds Cafe.  We’ve prepared a networking series with guest speakers for two dates in August and then in September.  Our organizer Lulu will be speaking on August 9th sharing best tips on how to achieve results using basic organizing methods. On August 16th we’ll feature Beth Grant. She is a speaker, spiritual mentor and Law of Attraction coach based in Chicago. She is one of the most effective coaches in the world at helping people let go of the struggle and usher in a life of ease and grace.  Click here to preview details for event

Family Grounds is a sophisticated Chicago cafe located in the Lakeview area. Moms, Dads, Singles, Students, Neighbors…everyone needs a break. Really. We have something for that. Sit down in our trendy Chicago cafe seating area and call the place yours with free WiFi and superb Intelligentsia coffee and Sugar & Spice pastries, as well as a light menu of sandwiches (adults and kids), salads and soups. Melt away your stress over a latte, tea, house blend coffee and a decadent pastry. Unlike many cafes we have a designated Family Room separated from the main cafe by soundproof glass, kids play in a mind-stimulating indoor playground while you take in the cafe ambiance of the Family Grounds Cafe experience.

We will be joining them in sponsoring this networking series. Did you already know Mercury Organizing Professionals’ purpose is to save you time, money, improve efficiency, and reduce anxiety and frustration levels. We can improve utilization and control of your space;  streamline filing, storage and scheduling systems, and help set sustainable organizational parameters.  Mercury Organizing Professionals provides a personalized plan for you. We put clutter in its right place and create efficient systems that eliminate obstacles, minimize distraction, and allow you to function at your best!

MOP’s Networking Collaborative

Mercury Organizing Professionals has partnered with LSVDesign for the past two years to bring you local business to business networking events. This month, Neighborhood Networking is collaborating with BTSocial & Sound Bar Group for our March event!

Join us after work at Y Bar to meet and mingle with fellow businesses and sample appetizers from popular neighborhood restaurants.

Complimentary Absolut Wild Tea drinks from 6–8 pm. Stay for the raffle prizes—and more surprises!

The Featured Organization will be The UNICEF Tap Project.

Register in advance for $15 ($20 at the door).
Online ticket sales end at 3 pm. If you choose to pay at the door, please RSVP.
(cash/check accepted at the door)

Thursday, March 10, 2011
6–10 pm
Y Bar
224 W. Ontario
Chicago, IL

Close to the Brown Line Chicago stop. Metered street parking is available. Valet service $12

Forward this invite to friends and colleagues. Bring lots of business cards.

We hope to see you there!

Featured Exhibitor at Neighborhood Networking

The Ignite the Spirit Fund

At Neighborhood Networking in the West Loop next week, we will be featuring The Ignite the Spirit Fund. The northwest side group was created to raise funds for Chicago firefighters and their families in times of need. By supporting the Ignite the Spirit Fund, you’ll be helping the firefighters take care of their own. It’s your chance to give something back to them for doing so much for the communities in which we live.

The Ignite the Spirit 2010 Chicago Firefighter Calendar features 12 male Chicago Firefighters and their stories. Sam Holloway (Mr. January) will be at Neighborhood Networking on Tuesday, January 26th at Plush Restaurant & Lounge to sign calendars and raise funds for the local organization.

By tickets for Neighborhood Networking on Tuesday, January 26th here.

Kick off 2010 with Neighborhood Networking!

A new year, a new opportunity to improve your business—as well as your local community. Join us, along with our co-host BBR Chicago (Business by Referral), for our first Neighborhood Networking event of 2010!

Stop by Plush Restaurant & Lounge in the West Loop on Tuesday, January 26th from 5:30-8:00 pm (1104 W. Madison, Chicago IL, metered street parking available). Mix and mingle with other businesses— as well as sample great appetizers from this local favorite. As usual, we’ll also have great raffle prizes from local businesses and our other generous raffle donors.

Buy tickets in advance for $10 ($12 at the door)
If you choose to pay at the door, please RSVP via email.

Forward this invite to friends and colleagues. Bring lots of business cards and/or promotional materials to share. See you in the West Loop!

For updates, follow us on Twitter by searching #NeighborhoodNetworking

Where’s the Avondale area? you ask? Networking event

 Mercury Organizing Professionals    Lidia Varesco Design    Chief O'Neill's   www.mslocalbiz.com

 Neighborhood Networking and Business by Referral “BBR” are happy to mention that they are teaming up again to bring the Avondale area networking. Do you feel like you’ve met all your local business prospects? Do something valuable for your business: step out of your usual routine and make new connections with Neighborhood Networking!

Join us after work in Avondale at Chief O’Neill’s Pub & Restaurant to meet and mingle with fellow businesses. Meet a nearby business owner or make connections in a different neighborhood—as well as sample appetizers from this neighborhood Irish pub. Great raffle prizes too!

Register in advance for $10 ($12 at the door)

Wednesday, September 16, 2009
5:30-8:00 pm
Chief O’Neill’s Pub & Restaurant
3471 N Elston Ave.

Chicago, IL 60618

Ample street parking nearby.

Forward this invite to friends and colleagues. Bring lots of business cards and/or promotional materials to share.

If you choose to pay at the door, please RSVP via email.

We hope to see you there!

Lidia and Elizabeth (Lulu)
Neighborhood Networking hosts

Raffle Prizes Include: Urban Family Chiropractic, Microsoft Small Business Local, La Finca Restaurant 3361 N Elston Ave , (773) 478-4006

Organizing workshop

 

 

Organizing Workshop

An organizing workshop presented by Elizabeth L. Miranda

sponsored by:

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Elizabeth Lulu Miranda of Mercury Organizing Professionals
is a personal organizer who assists business operations and home owners
by clearing out their clutter and creating systems for better organization.
She is an innovative and resourceful organizer and an inspired motivator
who loves to help people help themselves to create a better way to control,
manage and enjoy their work and living spaces. 

in organizing to create a functional and efficient work space.
THIS IS A FREE EVENT

July 16, 2009 - Thursday
6pm-6:30pm Half hour of networking
6:30-7:15 pm Workshop/ Presentation
7:15-7:30pm Questions/ Conclusion

RSVP by replying to this invitation
or
@WorkDesign
7500 W. Madison St.
Forest park, IL 60130
708 488.9297
Julia Archer: Owner
julia@atworkdesign.com

Parking: There is free parking and should be easily available after
6pm on Madison St. or the side streets.
 
This event is closed and no longer taking attendees.Please stay tuned for other workshop schedules.

Making good connections!

The Neighborhood Networking event organized by Mercury Organizing Professionals and Lidia Varesco Design was another great success! On June 24th, NN’s joint networking effort with BBR was held at Cuatro Restaurant in the South Loop area. Even though, there was threat of rain,  many folks came out and ventured out of their area to make new connections. The food was fantastic, thanks to Sara Navarro at Cuatro who went above and beyond to help us make this event the success that it was. Cynthia Slade of The Shalli Company brought the very coveted raffle prize from Microsoft; the small buisness software. And last but not least, The featured exhibitor was“The Eve Project”. Heidi, a board member of the program brought information and material to explain how the program works and how one can donate.

It was great to see familiar faces at the event. It is wonderful to hear how people are choosing to comeback to this event because they find it either; effective or just simply fun. I especially enjoyed meeting all the new people attending the event. I am finding this is a wonderful way to learn more about local businesses and meeting new people. For Mercury Organizing Professionals, its been a way to demonstrate and share our organizing experiences with others.  Neighborhood Networking is a unique way of seeing Chicago and meeting the local small businesses in a fun, relaxed business networking event.