Connect
Discover
Impact
Join
Support TTN

Chicago Chapter Events


Online WELCOME Orientation for New Members

Online WELCOME Orientation for New MembersFriday, September 20, 2019
Time:
12:00 - 1:00 PM Eastern Time
Location: Online Webinar
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Members: FREE, Guest: $5

Welcome to TTN!  Now that you've made the brilliant decision to join us, you'll want to know more about TTN and gain some valuable tips on how to make the most of your membership.


~ Posted by TTN's National Office

More Info
dotted line

Members Social: Table Talk!

Members Social: Table Talk!Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Time:
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: At a member's home in East Lakeview (address provided upon registration)
Restricted to members and their guests
Members and Guests: FREE

TTN Chicago Invites You to a FREE Members Social: Table Talk!

Don’t you love to sit with women and talk, laugh, share?  Our Members who joined us for the first Table Talk loved it so much, we've decided to do it every month!

TTN Chicago’s new Table Talk program uses a great tool called Table Topics: Questions to Start Great Conversations. The goal is to encourage us to engage in meaningful sharing—while building relationships and having fun.

Interested? Spots are limited. Sign up today! 



More Info
dotted line

TTN DISCOVER SERIES FALL WEBINAR: Exploring Housing Alternatives - What's Right for You? with Annamarie Pluhar

TTN DISCOVER SERIES FALL WEBINAR: Exploring Housing Alternatives - What's Right for You? with Annamarie PluharTuesday, September 24, 2019
Time:
3:30 Eastern
Location: Program offered on video conference technology (link sent after registration).
Registration Deadline: Friday, September 20, 2019
Members: $15, Guest: $25

You've lived a busy and successful life. As you look ahead to your future, you've figured out everything you need to make the coming years exciting, interesting, and comfortable, right?

Really? Let's be honest. How many of us have faced the reality of where we're going to live and how we're going to take care of ourselves? It's a scary topic.
So how do we deal with scary?
We're TTN women. We educate ourselves!

~ Posted by TTN's National Office

More Info
dotted line

100 Members Celebration Brunch!

100 Members Celebration Brunch!Saturday, September 28, 2019
Time:
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Location: Bella Luna Café 731 N. Dearborn, Chicago
Restricted to members only
Members: $15

100+ Members Celebration Brunch!

Join us as we celebrate the growth of our Chicago Chapter to 100 members and beyond! The TTN Chicago is on fire and we're still growing!

We're celebrating this milestone and all of the marvelous women of TTN with a delicious Brunch at Bella Luna Café
 in Chicago.  Our Members-only Private Brunch is just $15 and includes brunch buffet, mimosas and bloody marys, coffee, tea, juice, soft drinks.

Door prizes of goods and services from our very own members and more! 

 

More Info
dotted line

SAVE THE DATE!  Women Build - A Habitat for Humanity Event

SAVE THE DATE!  Women Build - A Habitat for Humanity EventSaturday, October 12, 2019
Time:
7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Location of the Women Build Site will be communicated once you sign up
Check back later for more details

TTN members will join a community of Chicago women volunteering together to celebrate our strengths, have a blast and build permanent and affordable homes for dynamic, woman-led families. Only 8 spots available on our Team of 12!  Important Note: Each member of the TTN team will commit to fundraising $500 and to a day of building with dynamic women!


 

More Info
dotted line

Members Social: Table Talk!

Members Social: Table Talk!Thursday, October 17, 2019
Time:
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: At Kimberly's home in Streeterville 345 E Ohio St
Restricted to members and their guests
This event is SOLD OUT!
Members and Guests: FREE

TTN Chicago Invites You to a FREE Members Social: Table Talk!

Don’t you love to sit with women and talk, laugh, share?  Our Members who joined us for the first Table Talk loved it so much, we've decided to do it every month!

TTN Chicago’s new Table Talk program uses a great tool called Table Topics: Questions to Start Great Conversations. The goal is to encourage us to engage in meaningful sharing—while building relationships and having fun.

Interested? Spots are limited. Sign up today! 



More Info
dotted line

Planning Matters! A TTN Panel Discussion of Personal Finance, Housing and Legal Planning

Planning Matters! A TTN Panel Discussion of Personal Finance, Housing and Legal PlanningSaturday, October 26, 2019
Time:
9:30 networking/gathering 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Location: National Louis University, 122 S. Michigan Ave, Chicago Room 4014
Members: $15, Guest: $25

Planning for the later years of your life can be challenging and poses some tough questions:  

  • Will I outlive my money?
  • Where will I live comfortably, safely and affordably as I age?
  • Do I have all the legal papers that express my wishes and intents if I am no longer able to?

Please join us on Saturday, October 26th from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at a Chicago Loop location as a panel of financial, housing and legal professionals (most of whom are TTN members) lead an informative discussion identifying common concerns and answering our questions. The program may serve as a springboard for further small group discussions on specific topics. Light breakfast and networking begin at 9:30 am.



More Info
dotted line

Safeguarding Your Financial Future: The Inside Scoop on Long Term Care

Safeguarding Your Financial Future: The Inside Scoop on Long Term CareWednesday, November 6, 2019
Time:
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: TBD Chicago
All Attendees: FREE
Long term care insurance (LTCi) provides coverage for potential long term care services and can protect financial assets. LTCi covers care generally not covered by health insurance, Medicare, or Medicaid.  This informational session is part of our ongoing discussions about issues and topics on aging.

More Info
dotted line

SAVE THE DATE!  TRU - Award-Winning new musical

SAVE THE DATE!  TRU - Award-Winning new musicalSunday, November 10, 2019
Time:
Show starts at 2:00 p.m. Arrive Early!
Location: Stage 773, 1225 Belmont Ave, Chicago
Check back later for more details

On Sunday, November 10, our Theater Goers Special Interest Group will be going to see the matinee performance of TRU, an award-winning new musical co-written and produced by David Gosz. David is the son of TTN member Mary Lee Gosz!

Why not bring your family and friends and join other TTN members for the show! Tickets are $35 (plus processing fees).  Everyone should purchase their own ticket(s) by calling the box office at 773-327-5252 or go to:  https://www.stage773.com/show/tru

When you purchase tickets, please RSVP to marycfontaine@aol.com so we can coordinate post-show fun. Include the number of people in your party. 

Winner of "Best Music" at the 2018 Chicago Musical Theatre Festival, TRU tells a story that is accessible, empathic, and illuminating, fighting against the stigma that surrounds mental illness every night and every day.

More Info
dotted line

JUST DISCUSS: Show Up, Hear a Story, Join the Conversation

JUST DISCUSS: Show Up, Hear a Story, Join the ConversationThursday, November 14, 2019
Time:
9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: At a member home in Lakeview East (address provided once registered)
Restricted to members only
Members: FREE

We all love a good book discussion—but we don’t always have time to read the book! Enter: Just Discuss.

This program allows you to simply show up, listen to a trained actor perform a dramatic reading of a carefully-selected short story, then enjoy an in-depth group discussion of the story. This concept was pioneered by Chicago-area writing instructor and book discussion moderator Alice Moody, who will also lead our session. Alice usually runs this 8-week program for a fee but has agreed to present it to our TTN members and their guests at no cost. Don’t miss this unique opportunity!

Light refreshments provided. Registration is required to attend. Limited to 20 members and their guests. 

** Because of limited spots, we ask that you register only if you and your guests are committed to attending and will be able to stay the entire two hours. Thank you!



More Info
dotted line

Special Members Social: Inter-generational Table Talk!

Special Members Social: Inter-generational Table Talk!Thursday, November 14, 2019
Time:
5:30 gathering 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Table Talk!
Location: At a member's home (address to be provided after registration
Restricted to members and their guests
Members and Guests: FREE
Don’t you love to sit with women and talk, laugh, share? TTN Chicago’s TableTalk lets women do just that by using a conversation game called Table Topics: Questions to Start Great Conversations. TableTalk is held monthly at a TTN member’s home and women engage in meaningful sharing—while building relationships and having fun.

November’s session will be a special one! Each member attending will bring a female guest who is under 40 so that we will have the opportunity to have a rich, enlightening intergenerational conversation and explore some interesting perspectives.

More Info
dotted line

DATE CHANGE!! Finding Your Own North Star: Claiming the Life You Were Meant to Live - A TTN Special Event!

DATE CHANGE!! Finding Your Own North Star: Claiming the Life You Were Meant to Live - A TTN Special Event!Thursday, November 21, 2019
Time:
6:00 p.m. mingle - 6:30- 8:00 p.m. program * Date
Location: 345 E Ohio Street, Streeterville 13th Floor
Members: $15, Guest: $20
DATE CHANGED TO NOV 21!
Are you in the midst of a professional or personal transition? Do you want to build a more fulfilling and whole life? Are you inspired by self-help books, but don’t know how to put what you learn into action? Join us as retirement coach, Professor Emerita at DePaul University and current TTN member, Dr. Deborah Holton, facilitates a highly interactive discussion of Dr. Martha Beck’s best-selling motivational and self-help guide, Finding Your Own North Star.

 

More Info
dotted line

Cultivate Peace and Joy…Holiday Party - Mindfulness, Meditation & Potluck

Cultivate Peace and Joy…Holiday Party - Mindfulness, Meditation & PotluckThursday, December 5, 2019
Time:
5:30 p.m. mingle; 6-7 p.m. Mindfulness/Meditation
Location: 520 S. State Street, Chicago (Hospitality Suite on MR level)
Restricted to members and their guests
Members: FREE, Guests: $10
Holiday Potluck for members and guests! Bring a friend to introduce to TTN! 

Celebrate a year of amazing growth and connection for TTN Chicago with a restorative experience, followed by the sharing of a potluck dinner and wine.

We all want peace and joy in our lives, but the holidays can make that challenging with increased stress and mixed emotions. What we seek can only be found inside us and through the present moment!

 



More Info