The largest National Association of Women Business Owners chapter in the country is preparing for one of its signature events. The 10th annual Trailblazers Luncheon will be held tomorrow in Indianapolis with the theme “Dream Big.” In a Studio(i) interview, NAWBO-Indianapolis President Deb Oatts talks about the event and the growth of the organization.

This year's panelists include Indiana University First Lady Laurie Burns McRobbie.

Originally Issued March 24, 2014

News Release

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Indianapolis chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO-Indianapolis), the nation's largest chapter and leading organization for women business owners in Indianapolis with more than 200 members, announces today its 10th annual Trailblazers leadership panel and luncheon.

Panelists represent a variety of industries and backgrounds. Each is selected for her achievements in business ownership and outreach initiatives, which have advanced opportunities for other women in business, especially women business owners.

The 2014 Honorary Chair and Panelist is Laurie Burns McRobbie, Indiana University's 18th First Lady and founder of the Women's Philanthropy Council at the Indiana University Foundation.

The 2014 Trailblazers Panelists are: Elaine Bedel, president of Bedel Financial Consulting; Autumn Letendre, owner of Abby Adams Boutique, country music artist, motivational speaker and founder of The Golden Star USA Foundation; and Nichole Wilson, director of physical therapy, rehabilitation and sports medicine programs for Community Health Network.

The event is open to the public with maximum seating of 300. Seats, corporate tables and program advertising are available. Registration is through the NAWBO-Indianapolis website.

Source: NAWBO-Indianapolis

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