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Hello, My Name is Doris

I broke up with BNI Sky Valley Business Boosters Monroe on Valentine’s Day 2018. It’s painful. The relationship had been great: supportive, fun-filled, intellectually stimulating. I unhesitatingly recommend BNI as a source of highly competent professionals for hire in a wide range of industries, and as a mechanism for business professionals to grow their businesses…

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Michelle Wicks-Cypher, Travel There and Back, Empowering Adventurers

Michelle Wicks-Cypher, Founding Travel Agent with Travel There and Back of Monroe WA (and another of my BNINW Sky Valley Business Boosters Monroe chapter mates) wants to teach tourists to be travelers, and wants to help travelers extend their adventures in directions they may never have imagined.   Michelle is especially passionate about finding opportunities…

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Cyndie Dantzscher – Savoury Thymes Catering

Despicable Me Minion in Chef Hat

Cyndie Dantzscher, Personal Chef, Caterer and Founder of Savoury Thymes Catering isn’t just a Chef. Cyndie delights in teaching: teaching about nutrition, technique, flavor combinations, and unusual foods such as smoked milk (yes, smoked milk, which she uses for mashed potatoes). Cyndie is another of my Sky Valley Business Boosters Monroe BNI buds, which makes…

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Monroe Lip Sync, Monroe WA

OMIGOSH I HAD A FANTASTIC TIME ON SATURDAY NIGHT 4/29/2017. I had the great fortune to go see the 13th Annual Monroe Lip Sync performances  (here’s one fabulous act!) at the Wagner Performing Arts Center in Monroe. The Monroe Lip Sync is an organization that provides scholarships to Monroe Washington High School Seniors. Money raised through ticket…

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Rob Macauley 1st Security Bank

Rob Macauley trail ride photo

Rob Macauley, a Loan Officer with the Home Lending Division of 1st Security Bank is another of my BNI colleagues. I could never have understood that doing math, reviewing paperwork, and coaching people along about the process of buying a home, could be done with as much passion, grace, and good humor as Rob brings…

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BNI – Business Network International – my secret weapon

I belong to the Sky Valley Business Boosters Monroe chapter of BNI – Business Network International. BNI is a quietly-kept not-so secret, a for-fee referral society with a strict but humane code of conduct, an initial screening protocol, and over 200,000 members worldwide. BNI members who stay long-term can be counted on: we are building professional…

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