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Annual Women’s Business Conference Set for June 6 in Putnam: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., June 6, at Putnam County Golf Club

Women’s Enterprise Development Center (WEDC) and Putnam County SCORE are joining forces to present the second annual Women’s Business Conference, a full day of professional development and networking designed for women at an affordable cost. Themed “Our New World Conference: Rise to the Challenge,” this year’s conference will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., June 6, at Putnam County Golf Club. The event includes breakfast, lunch, workshops, speakers and a CEO panel.

A keynote speech by Mary Molina, president of Lola Snacks, will kick off the program, followed by workshops and presentations such as Sell with Ease: Step into Your Professional Greatness, with Debra Pearlman, president and CEO of Hudson Valley Sales Training; Saving Money with Strategic Storytelling and Social Media, with Margaret Carey, founder of Master It Media; Success in Business: Legal and Empowerment Tools to Get You There, with attorney Patricia M. Mulligan; What Are Your Numbers Saying about Your Business? with CPA Jack L. Hufnagel; and The Art of Networking, with Maria L. Sciuto of Compass Asset Management Group.

New this year, the CEO panel will be moderated by WEDC’s Cynthia Marsh-Croll, who will ask panelists about the challenges and triumphs of running a successful business. There will be plenty of time for networking with speakers as well as other visitors. The conference will conclude with a social hour from 3 to 4 p.m. for additional networking opportunities.

Location: Putnam County Golf Club, 187 Hill Street, Mahopac, NY. For registration and more information, visit