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eWomenNetwork Chapter Announces 2nd “Business Makeover” Extravaganza; Members and Entrants Sought to Receive Specific Help to Take Their Businesses to the Next Level

(PRWEB) July 6, 2005

The Northern Colorado and Greeley chapters of eWomenNetwork, and Ann Clarke, managing director for both chapters, are pleased to announce the organization’s second Extreme Business Makeover program, involving businesses from across northern Colorado. Businesses interested in providing services, or candidates seeking assistance, should contact Clarke at (970) 669-5089 or through or

“We had such a great time helping take so many businesses to a higher level last year, and connecting outstanding service providers from northern Colorado with makeover candidates who truly stood to benefit from a little extra boost to get or keep their businesses rolling, we had to do it again this year,” notes Clark.

While the program followed the latest trend Â? at least in name Â? of providing “extreme” makeovers, the services awarded through the program are actually very practical, functional programs. Each makeover package is carefully matched and tailored to the needs of a specific entrant in the program. Businesses providing and receiving services must be, or become, a member of eWomenNetwork.

This year, several service providers have stepped up to provide a variety of services, including:

-Carmen Mendoza Carmen Mendoza, M.Ed., CPCC of CONNECTIONS (heart-centered coaching) will provide a coaching program on using spiritual principles in your business and personal life. Who you are and what you do impacts the world! Often we are so busy that we forget who we are Â? spiritual beings. Identify who you are and how you impact your world and clarify important spiritual principals to anchor yourself, then implement them into everyday life to assure success and joy with what you do and who you are.

-Joan King of Beyond Success (, will provide coaching on “Strategic Planning for Your Entrepreneurial Success,” including the “Entrepreneurial Style and Success Indicator” to assesses entrepreneurial style (how well your attitudes and experiences provide a suitable foundation for entrepreneurial achievement) and how you can increase your potential for success as an entrepreneur. Coaching will focus on accenting your strengths and developing a plan to increase your entrepreneurial potential, formulating specific behaviors to support and measure your entrepreneurial success.

-Brad Shannon of Shannon Marketing Communications (, who will provide an overall public relations plan for a business, including assistance with strategy/messaging, a news release template and help seeking out public relations opportunities.

-Barbara Spencer Herder of A Time for You Consulting (, who will provide personal development coaching.

-Julie Piepho of Milestone Leadership Consulting (, who will provide business leadership coaching.

-Dixie Daly of Dixie Property Services LLC, who will redecorate one office room.

-Rebecca Rowley of Hawk Design, who will provide image creation and a marketing campaign.

-Maureen Radice of Dale Carnegie (, who will provide a professional development course.

-Kelly Peters of the Loveland Center for Business Development (, who will create a business plan.

-Laurie Taylor of The Origin Institute (, who will provide help to understand the financial aspects of running a company Â? setting up a budget, a P&L statement and managing cash flow.

-Beate Burdette of Style Magazine (, who will create a display ad to run in the winter or holiday issue.

-Shelby Kahl, owner of CISS (, is a Windsor dental hygienist who will offer a free teeth whitening service.

-Susan Vogel of Dental Hygiene Services, LLC, a Fort Collins dental hygienist, who will also offer a free teeth whitening service.

-Linda Winter of Accessories with a Flair!… and Hair, who will offer “A Boomer Makeover” for a new look “at any age.”

-Dr. Priscilla Johnson (, who will offer a personal health makeover to aid in living a stress-free life.

Last year’s inaugural program was a resounding success, connecting a variety of local service providers with deserving business owners seeking help to take their enterprises to the next level. Last year’s providers, and the businesses they help make over, included:

-Dawn Putney of Toolbox Creative, who created a brochure for Julie Baker of Feather Ridge Events Center.

-Lori Gama-White of DaGama Web Studio, who built a Web site for Barbara Spencer Herder of A Time for You Consulting.

-Linda Masterson of Phillips Group, who created copy for the Web site and brochure projects.

-Marlene Elbert of Positive Living Spaces, who helped Diana McKinney of Solid Sound Entertainment organize her office.

-Lola Jacobsen of Atmosphere, who provided decorative painting and color consulting to Beth Stephens of Europa Spa.

-Mary Bahaus-Meyer of Full Circle Marketing & Design, who did an image and public relations update for Joan King of Beyond Success.

-Kelly Peters, executive director of the Loveland Center for Business Development, who worked with Louise Creager of Aspen Canyon Gift Baskets to create a business plan.

-Julie Piepho of Milestone Leadership Consulting, who provided executive coaching to Maria Secrest of AFLAC Insurance.

eWomenNetworkÂ?s trademarked brand of Accelerated Networking events are held across the U.S. and Canada, and have been helping professional women in Denver, Colorado Springs and elsewhere connect since its founding in 1999. Now, this resource and opportunity to connect is available to businesswomen along the northern Front Range.

This event is sponsored by American Express OPEN, Microsoft, Pfizer, American Airlines, Office Depot, Wyndham, Personal Shopper, Key Bank, The Executive Center, Aspen Canyon Gift Baskets, Solid Sound Entertainment, The Northern Colorado Business Report, Healing Path Magazine, and the Colorado Business & Lifestyle Journal.

About eWomenNetwork

eWomen network is recognized as the number-one resource for connecting and promoting women and their businesses worldwide. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, eWomenNetwork, Inc. is the fastest-growing membership-based professional women’s networking organization in North America. The group is committed to helping women and their businesses achieve, succeed and thrive in the new economy. Colorado eWomenNetwork chapters include two in Denver, one in Boulder and in Colorado Springs, one in Fort Collins, and one in Greeley. The northern Colorado chapters are among the fastest growing in the nation. For more information, see

About Ann Clarke

For more than 20 years as a marketing consultant and a national speaker, Ann ClarkeÂ?s personal mission has been to help women take their businesses to the next level of success. During that time, sheÂ?s privately mentored and publicly “preached” that networking and relationship marketing are the keys to success. Before eWomenNetwork, Ann had always found it challenging to help women connect with other women who needed their services. She is thrilled to be bringing this group to northern Colorado to help local businesswomen make high quality regional, national and international connections. We all prefer to do business with people we know, and what better way to connect than through eWomenNetwork. For more on Ann, visit

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