Fort Saskatchewan Women in Business Association with Teresa Spinelli. Photo By Kylene Bubel

The Fort Saskatchewan Women in Business Association held their first event of 2015 Wednesday Evening.

The evening began with the Association holding their Annual General meeting and Election of the Executive.

The executive chosen for 2015:

President - Terry Stacey, Chocolates By Terry
Vice-President - Alyssa Pratt, Crein Solutions
Secretary - Tamara Bellamy, Fort Saskatchewan Second Cup
Treasurer - Dione Chambers, Fort Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce
Directors - Kelly Lila, TD Canada Trust
          - Paula Wischoff Yerama, Career Designs For Life

Teresa Spinelli, President of the Italian Centre Shop, was then introduced as the evenings guest speaker. Spinelli's message on Turning your passion into Profit, focused on a work-life balanced.

That message resonated with Local Women in Business.

President of the Fort Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce, Barb Bouwman, comments on what she was able to take away from the evening.


Rebecca Fredrik, a business owner from Sherwood Park, talked about what the message was for her.


Maxine Reichstein, Owner of the Funky Mango Food Truck, shared Fredriks thoughts.


Spinelli shared many personal stories of life and her business and had one final message for Women in Business.


The next Women In Business event will be hosted in June.