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Professional Development Breakfast

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"Connect ~ Learn ~ Grow ~ Prosper"
Wednesday ~ June 1st ~ 7:30 to 8:30 AM

The HESS Club ~ 5430 Westheimer Road ~
Program Agenda
~ Introducing yourself & your interests

Featured Speakers:
"It's Easy, Once You Know How!"
C. Dean Kring ~ Director of Research, Services Cooperative Association

"Where There's a Will, There's a Way"
Sonia Thomas ~ AOFL Business Solutions
To be Featured Speaker

Business Showcase:
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"Conflict & Quicksand!"
Jerry Cooper ~ CDC Integrated Services, LLC
~ 281.531.8133
To be Business Showcase

Business of the Week: Commercial Insurance Agents
Should you be in this business,
please attend for special recognition!

Registration starts 7:00 AM ~ Professional Attire Suggested
$25 prepaid before noon Monday
$30 prepaid after noon Monday
$35 at the door (space permitting)
Pay here

As of May 25, 2016 more than 44,945 people
have attended, with 41,944 tips, leads,

referrals and items of new business reported.

Coming Events:
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Annual Entrepreneurial Workshop
Houston Heroes Luncheon

July 6th ~ 7:30 AM to 1:30 PM ~ The HESS Club

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"Ethics in the Workplace Training"
Jerry Cooper ~ The Ethics Workshop ~ 832.452.8537
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM ~ Thursday, August 11, 2016 ~ The HESS Club
Includes Lunch, Workbook & CD

The Co-Op Mission
Improving Your Self-Introduction

SCA Officers | SCA Committees
Past Showcases |
Upcoming Speakers 
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What people say about the meetings:

"I appreciated the positive attitude,
structure and energy."

R.J. Bullock, Ph.D., Owner, Change Consultants

"I learned something today."
Ross Conner, Vice President, Harper Wood Electric Co.

"The most enthusiastic, active group
I've encountered and I've been to many."

John Brejot, Administaff

Cal Allen, President, Freedom Builders, Texas

"A very well run meeting."
Mary Anne Fisher, Owner, Strategies for Life and Work.

"Truly a great group."
Lisa Moody, Owner, Moody Store Promos Inc.

"A lot of encouragement here."
Bob Waters, Marketing Director, Hydro-X, Excavation

"Always well worth it."
Bill Howard, Owner, HOWARD Training Consultants

"You make so many good contacts."
Hazel Casas Waters, Sales, Casas Catering

"Very organized -  I see myself coming back."
Sondra Pulford, President, Texas Shoppers Network, Inc

"I've enjoyed this meeting."
Beth Moody, Financial Services Representative,
MetLife Financial Services

"This group has an excellent reputation."
Scott Allen, Owner, About Entrepreneurs Guide

"The energy is exciting."
Allison Low, O.D., Optometric Glaucoma Specialist,
Eye Laser Specialist, Inc.

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"This meeting was like Toastmasters on steroids!"
Jack Warkenthien, Next Step Solutions

"If you only attend one breakfast meeting a year, make it this one!"
Marty Brenner - Cafe' Royale

"This is the most fun I've had at a breakfast meeting, ever!"
MaryAnn Hinkley, Kwik Kopy Printing

"Pretty cool."
Jarrett Price, Credit Analyst, Southwest Bank of Texas

"I see how I could get a lot from this group."
Scott Teven, Owner, Scott Teven Photography

"Very worthwhile activity."
Janell Payton, Private Investor

"This group builds motivation."
Gary Folkes, Contracting Solutions Inc.

"I'm sure I'll be back again."
Nik Modi, Financial Advisor, American Express Financial Advisors Inc.

"I've learned a lot."
Michael Divin, Owner, Divin Electrical Service

"I enjoyed the format and the structure."
Brenda Hernandez, AT&T

"The most well-organized meeting I've ever been to."
Victor Alan, Reliant Energy

"Now I understand why SCA has been around so long."
Paula Winters, Winters Marketing

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