Newsletter 11

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BE YOU, DO YOU, and STAY TRUE

Do you like to be around Savvy, Sexy & Social Women? Women that are successful, passionate, positive, inspiring, and have a vibrant and fun personality? Do you want to expand your social circle? Or, do you need an escape, somewhere to laugh and get to meet new people?

Well, you've found the right place TO BE!

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Welcome to our Newsletter! 

Hello Savvy, Sexy, & Social Ladies,

I can’t believe December is here, 2019 is just around the corner. I don’t know about you, but I always find myself deep in thought during this time. First of all, because I think it is the most wonderful time of the year, we have the celebration, and recognizing the true meaning of the Holidays; we are hanging out with family, friends, and decorating our homes. I also realize, it is a very difficult time for a lot of people out there, especially for those who lost a loved one, people with financial struggles, or health issues who can’t celebrate the same way. I think that it is a time to be more sensitive, look around us, and be appreciative of what we have or what we don’t have. Sometimes a little gesture matters or goes a long way, be generous, be kind. On another note, it’s also the time when we go back and reflect on the things we’ve done right in the year and the things we haven’t done right, and then set goals for what we want to accomplish for 2019. Remember, life is made of choices, have you made your choices for the upcoming year yet? If not, what are you waiting for?

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Highlight of my last two weeks! Want to share yours too??

The really big highlight I am so excited to share with you, is The District’s Holiday Boat Parade, after winning one of the awards last year, we came in with tempered expectations. But then WT??? We WON again, third place in show out of 58 boats so we are very proud and happy. Can’t wait for next year! 

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Sending Love to Paradise 

First of all, I would like to take a moment to thank you all for your generosity and your donations. A special thank you Scarlett for being there and the other ladies that plan to help! At this point, we are in desperate need of volunteers to help box and sort all the donations that we have received. Please remember that our time is the most valuable thing we can give. So please step up and help us to box and sort all the donations. 

I was helping at the warehouse boxing and sorting the donations and working on the newsletter at the same time, Janina came all the way out to Gaithersburg so we worked on the newsletter and get it out to you. 

Please ladies, I know we all have busy schedules but we can make time to volunteer.
I would kindly ask for you to let us know in advance if you plan on coming.

Where: 16021 Industrial Drive, Gaithersburg, MD 20877 @ Bay 12 (back side garage door)

Mon-Fri: 9am-6pm

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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Let Yourself Fly Becoming The Butterfly

  • TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27- DECEMBER 11, 2018

  • SUBMISSIONS ARE DUE BY MIDNIGHT DEC. 11TH 

  • Sign-up at the link below

It’s Thanksgiving and the perfect time to count the many blessings in our lives. Forward this to someone you know that could use a makeover.

As you all know, I look to empower, encourage, and support other women. With this goal in mind, I am holding an annual makeover opportunity to inspire other women to become the butterfly they truly are. Transformation sometimes comes from the inside; however sometimes it starts from the outside. 

When we decide to love ourselves by wearing nice clothes, doing our hair, make-up, getting our nails done and taking good care of our body, we can make ourselves feel better and we can encourage our own inner transformation.

If you are reading this and know anyone, including yourself, that is less privileged, and needs a makeover, please let them know! 

For more information and if you would like to sign up please click on the link.

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Ethics & Fashion in Politics

  • WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2018

  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

  • The Philip A. Hart Senate Office Building 9th Floor

    We are so excited to announce that Keula Binelly Couture was invited to be part of The Ethics Panel Italian, Brazilian and American Neauvue Fashion Show in the US Congress on Wednesday December 12th. This is a highly anticipated event.

    This is a FREE event, but you MUST RSVP, so that your name is at the door when you arrive, please bring your ID, and this is a high security building. Be careful what you have in your purse.

    This event is for SSS Members and Non-Members.

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Eat, Drink, & Be Merry

  • THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2018

  • 5:30PM - 8:00PM

  • Chima Steakhouse - 8010 Tower's Crescent Drive #100 Tyson's Corner, VA

Savvy, Sexy & Social and Savvy Business Network Presents:

Eat, Drink, & Be Merry: A Savvy Holiday Party. Join us at the bar for fun and festivities. Networking, appetizers, and shopping with the vendors! Please RSVP.

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Sip, Shop, Socialize + Party with Style

  • FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2018

  • 6:00PM - 9:00PM

  • Keula Binelly Couture

Our Sip, Shop, Socialize and Party with Style is always a lot of fun.

Please join us on Friday December 14th for our next event. 

An evening of fun, friends, fashion, and foolishness while listening to music, nibbling on hors d'oeuvres, and sipping Prosecco. 

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Day Trip to New York!

  • SATURDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2018

  • 7:00AM - 11:30PM

  • Vienna Metro Station (kiss & ride)

I got inspired to host this event from the Sterling Women lunch and learned about this opportunity. Kristina Bouweiri’s company offers day trips to NY regularly in a beautiful Limo Bus. Reston Limousine is the name of the company and you can purchase your tickets here and please RSVP so I can get an idea of what we plan to do while we’re there!

Hurry! There are only a few spaces, spots are limited due to the size of the bus, and tickets sell out quickly.

Let’s have our NY Day Trip!

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Fletcher's The Great Gatsby NYE Ball

  • MONDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2018 - TUESDAY, JANUARY 1, 2019

  • 8:00 PM - 2:00 AM

  • Fletcher's Home

Out with the old and in with the new. Let us celebrate the year that will pass and ring in the New Year that is upon us. Come to eat, drink, socialize, dance, and have a great time with both friends you know and those you'll make. Please bring an appetizer and NICE bottle of champagne, prosecco or wine to share. We'll take care of the rest, including two bars, a DJ, firepit, and two big screens to watch the ball drop.  

Dress Code: Dress to impress. Flapper, roaring 20s, zoot suits encouraged. Otherwise, upscale cocktail attire.

Don't miss the hottest party of the year… You will have the absolute time of your life.

*IMPORTANT*

Ladies, we only posting  3-4 events at a time, please be sure to check the calendar for more events, Janina and I are working diligently on posting these events, and if you don’t check it you’re going to miss out.

TOP STORIES


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Eat, Drink, & Be Thankful

I hope you had a great Thanksgiving with family and friends. No matter where we stand in our lives, I am sure we are always going to find something to be thankful for. 

Of course I had an amazing time celebrating Thanksgiving with family and friends, there were 18 of us and a great time had by all.

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BLACK FRIDAY SUPER SALE

If you didn’t make it, you missed out, I know everybody had a food coma after eating turkey, there were a lot of ladies that showed up and took advantage of our sale. If you missed it, too bad so sad. 

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WOMEN & WISDOM

What a great event, thank you Meryl with Savvy Business Network, and Eva Scott with Integrity Financial Solutions. We had a panel with myself and two other amazing speakers, there were 4 tables filled with women, about 40 women came. This was all about lessons as a business owner, learning, being a business owner, what it takes to be successful and how do we define success. Here's a video Janina took during the talk.
If you missed it, stay tuned. Our next one is in January.

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The District's Holiday Boat Parade Party

There were 18 of us total and some of the ladies came with their hubbies. We had fun. After finding out we won in third place, we had one more reason to celebrate and be happy!

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SIR SUNDAY AT SAX

I really enjoyed my time with Martina and Claudia. Sometimes it's hard for me to have one on one time with you all. Since we didn’t have a large group, we really had this personal time together and I had great quality time with them. However, as I was there for the second time, this time I really felt that I didn’t belong there. It wasn’t the right place for me. Although, I think it's fine for single ladies. Please don’t take offense to this, but as a Godly married woman I just felt like it wasn’t appropriate for me. Even though I didn't do anything wrong, I just felt in my heart that I had to pray extra this week. BTW, when I went 2 years ago, I didn’t feel the same way I thought it was ok, but please understand I am not judging anyone. We are always growing and changing. I have to be real here and I have to be honest, I can’t lie to you all. 

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DECEMBER BIRTHDAYS

Sending you all birthday wishes, with many smiles, laughter and joy for the upcoming year!
Since I’m not winterizing the boat, it'll nice, warm and cozy, maybe we can get together for drinks on my boat at the Marina.

Katy Reynolds

Lupita Anez

Janet Flowers

Grace Collins

Patricia Peple

Please send us your Birthday info

(Day and Month)

Let’s celebrate!!!

Let's Keep it Real. Keula Binelly

Topic: Let Yourself Fly Becoming the Butterfly

I am so excited to announce this makeover opportunity! This video is about the event. If you or if you know anyone who might benefit please watch here to find out more!

Speaking of Butterflies...

Folks, Vicky shared this picture with me she took around Thanksgiving, and I want to share with all of you!

Folks, Vicky shared this picture with me she took around Thanksgiving, and I want to share with all of you!

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Our New Member...
 Irene DeCrescenzo Sheehan

Irene holds a master's degree in education and a bachelor's in psychology. Irene has Virginia State licensing teaching licenses in elementary education, special education and as a reading specialist. She's currently conducting private tutoring sessions and educational coaching sessions in addition to selling essential oils and organic wines. Irene graduated with her 200 - hour yoga certification in February 2015. She has been teaching yoga regularly for the past three years. I really enjoy sharing her love for yoga and use of essential oils to promote natural alternatives to wellness and help others to live a more balanced lifestyle.

Irene holds a master's degree in education and a bachelor's in psychology. Irene has Virginia State licensing teaching licenses in elementary education, special education and as a reading specialist. She's currently conducting private tutoring sessions and educational coaching sessions in addition to selling essential oils and organic wines. Irene graduated with her 200 - hour yoga certification in February 2015. She has been teaching yoga regularly for the past three years.
I really enjoy sharing her love for yoga and use of essential oils to promote natural alternatives to wellness and help others to live a more balanced lifestyle.

Thank you again Janina, for being my assistant, a good friend and helping me get my Port-English out on the newsletter :)

Again, please check out our upcoming events and update your calendar to fully take advantage of being in this SSS Women's Club... If you are reading this I really appreciate you taking the time to read the Newsletter because we put a lot of time and energy into creating these events so we can have a great time!
Can't wait to see you at the next event! XO 

Have a blessed week! :)