People to Meet: Area Networking Events

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By Prince William Living

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Finding people to meet and business networking events is always important. And, Prince William Living is all about community, making connections and supporting quality of life. Virtual or in-person, you can get connected at these events!

Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program Changes

Rep. Jennifer Wexton is hosting a webinar on the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program, meant to provide relief from student debt to the many Americans who have chosen a career of public service.  Wexton is hosting a webinar on her Facebook and YouTube pages with the Student Borrower Protection Center to discuss these changes to the PSLF program and how to benefit if you’re eligible. Questions will also be answered, which you can submit here or leave them in the comment section once the livestream begins. Friday, Jan. 7, 12:00 noon | Online

Pitching Literary Agents

A special presentation by Write by the Rails member Morgan Hazlewood, who will discuss the process of pitching literary agents and answer questions. Morgan(she/her) is an actively querying fantasy author, plus a blogger, vlogger, and podcaster of writing tips and writerly musings. Email writebytherails@gmail.org for the Zoom link. Saturday, Jan. 8, 10:00 a.m. | Online

Women’s Wedding Network

According to The Wedding Report, 2022 is expected to have more than 2.5 million nuptials, the highest it’s expected to be in 40 years! With such a large expectation, it’s good to go over the basics, and a few advanced techniques, as we head into the new year. Join us at the next Women’s Wedding Network online meeting as we learn how to book these weddings, improve your processes, improve your customer service, how to propel your referrals and marketing into 2023 and beyond – and more! This event is free and will be held online, so be sure to sign up today. Wednesday, Jan. 12, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.| Online

Sentara Virtual Baby Shower

Optima Health is collaborating with Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center to celebrate pregnant moms! Sign up now for this FREE virtual baby shower to learn helpful tips and information, have your questions answered by professionals and have a virtual tour of the Women’s Health Center at Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center. Plus, you’ll have a chance to win a stroller just for attending! Sign up today at 1-833-261-2367 or click here to register. Wednesday, Jan. 12, 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. | Online

Mason SBDC – Government Contracting 101

A live webinar where participants will learn about the government customer, readiness to be a government contractor, marketing, government jargon, steps to get started and more! TJ Master, Senior Business Counselor, Mason SBDC, is the speaker. Register here. Thursday, Jan. 13, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon | Online

Team WIN – Women Inspired Networking

Get ready for Team WIN 2022! Team WIN is a unique networking group; a ladies-only group. The group’s mission is to learn and grow in both personal and professional lives, as members build relationships with each other. Please plan to attend and bring a friend. You can RSVP here. Thursday, Jan. 13, 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon | Out of the Blue Crabs & Seafood, 5005 Wellington Road, Gainesville

Environmental Consortium and Day of Service

Congregation Ner Shalom is holding an Environmental Consortium event on Jan. 17.  This year, the Jewish Holiday Tu BiShevat coincides with Martin Luther King Day! Tu BiShevat, the Jewish New Year of the trees, is about appreciating the environment, specifically around trees that bear fruit and bring well-being.  This event will bring up Environmental Racism, Food Justice, Food Deserts, and other environmental injustices, and provide a way to make a difference in the community.  For more infomation, contact simcha.nershalom@gmail.com or rabbi@nershalomva.org. Monday, Jan. 17, 10:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. | Congregation Ner Shalom, 14010 Spriggs Road, Woodbridge

Chamber’s Economic Development Series: Future of the Region

The Economic Development Directors from Prince William County, City of Manassas and City of Manassas Park will give updates on successes of the past year and what to expect in the future. Followed by heavy hors d’oeuvres and networking. Register here. Wednesday, Jan. 19, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. | Old Hickory Golf Club, 11921 Chanceford Drive, Woodbridge

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More Networking Opportunities

Want more great networking opportunities in the Prince William and Manassas areas?

These events are current as of the time we receive the information, and we make every attempt to be accurate. Be sure to check with the event sponsor or hosting organization prior to attending any event. Prince William Living is not responsible for event schedule changes or group policies.

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