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Women's Networking Group

The Mission of the ILCA Women’s Networking Committee is to bring green industry businesswomen together to share knowledge and experience, offer mentoring opportunities, promote involvement and increase membership in the ILCA and elevate the industry’s image through professionalism.

The Illinois Landscape Contractors Association (ILCA) Women's Networking Group thanks the following sponsors for their support of the Fall 2013 WNG Event:

Sponsored by:

Illinois Alliance Insurance



The crowd at a Women's Networking Group Meeting

Upcoming ILCA Women's Networking Group Events:

November 19, 2013

Fall Networking Breakfast
Friendship Park Conservatory
395 Algonquin Road
Des Plaines, IL 60018
8:00am-10:00 a.m.

$35 per person (includes speaker, breakfast, and book "The Success Secret" by Jack Canfield)

$150 (includes two complimentary attendees)

  • Online registration
  • Paper-based registration form
  • Sponsorship form

The Illinois Landscape Contractors Association’s
Women’s Networking Group (WNG) proudly presents breakfast and insights from Alana McKinney. Alana is an accomplished author, speaker, trainer, coach, and Executive Director of Business Network International (BNI – Northwest Chicagoland)

Join ILCA for a morning of networking and breakfast at the beautiful Friendship Park Conservatory. Then stay for a life-changing, paradigm-shifting talk from Alana McKinney.

Alana advocates the benefits of networking and word-of-mouth referral marketing to entrepreneurs, business professionals, trades and non-for-profits. Whether you are marketing yourself, your business, or your beliefs, believe in the power of personal networks.


WNG Merchandise:

WNG Merchandise
Zoe Grams in her WNG onesie. Wear your WNG love on your sleeve! The Women's Networking Group has a line of WNG apparel and merchandise for the fashionable ILCA member (of any age). Check out their products [more]

Committee Members:

  • Chair--Lisa Tomsheck, Arthur Clesen Turf and Ornamental Supplies, Inc.
  • Laura Weldon, Buy the Yard, Inc.
  • Kathy Wicks, Buy the Yard, Inc.
  • Debbie McGuire, Illinois Alliance
  • Julie Proscia, SmithAmundsen
  • Kelly Lazar, Landscape Concepts Management
  • Katrina House, Xylem, Ltd
  • Betty Sargent, Principal, CLIA, JM Irrigation
  • Kate Green, Shemin-Addison
  • Tina Shaw, Scott Byron & Company
  • Maureen Scheitz, Board Liaison, The Acres Group

ILCA WNG Staff Contact:
Terre Houte, General Information [email]

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