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Re: [Single-women-55-in-the-NW-sub­urbs] No!!! Lets Save This Group!! - Where is the Art Fair? On Sun, Jun 16, 2013 at 6:43 PM, Janet < [address removed] > wrote: MIMI Jun 17, 2013 7:59 AM
Re: [Single-women-55-in-the-NW-sub­urbs] No!!! Lets Save This Group!! - p { margin: 0; } hey sallylee, next sunday is the art fair in your area! want to go????? I always wanted to see Janet Jun 16, 2013 6:43 PM
Re: [Single-women-55-in-the-NW-sub­urbs] No!!! Lets Save This Group!! - Thanks for taking over. I am looking forward to organizing and joining in some activities. Jacqueline Knapton On Jun 16, Jackie K. Jun 16, 2013 8:37 AM
RE: [Single-women-55-in-the-NW-sub­urbs] No!!! Lets Save This Group!! - This sounds like fun. Count me in! Thnx, lee o. Jun 16, 2013 6:24 AM
Re: [Single-women-55-in-the-NW-sub­urbs] No!!! Lets Save This Group!! - Yay! And I look forward to meeting you!! Karen On Jun 15, 2013, at 5:18 PM, DeeDee Byers Karen R. Jun 15, 2013 10:48 PM
Re: [Single-women-55-in-the-NW-sub­urbs] No!!! Lets Save This Group!! - I would be happy to post great events as I have in the past if you like. Thanks mike On Jun 15, 2013, at 3:44 PM, e michael f. Jun 15, 2013 5:16 PM
Re: [Single-women-55-in-the-NW-sub­urbs] No!!! Lets Save This Group!! - Thank you. I was disappointed to have joined and have the group close within a few weeks. I am looking forward to getting DeeDee B. Jun 15, 2013 5:00 PM
Re: [Single-women-55-in-the-NW-sub­urbs] No!!! Lets Save This Group!! - Thanks Karen!  Peggy K. Jun 15, 2013 3:50 PM
RE: [Single-women-55-in-the-NW-sub­urbs] No!!! Lets Save This Group!! - Thanks user 1. Jun 15, 2013 3:44 PM
Re: [Single-women-55-in-the-NW-sub­urbs] No!!! Lets Save This Group!! - Super. Thanks On Sat, Jun 15, 2013 at 1:05 PM, Vicki Scott < [address removed] > wrot MIMI Jun 15, 2013 2:09 PM
Re: [Single-women-55-in-the-NW-sub­urbs] No!!! Lets Save This Group!! - Great. Thanks for taking care of the group. On Jun 15,[masked]:00 PM, "Karen" < [address removed] > wrote: Vicki S. Jun 15, 2013 1:04 PM
Re: [Single-women-55-in-the-NW-sub­urbs] No!!! Lets Save This Group!! - PS: We're also changing or Meetup email address to: "Ladies over 40 Social Group", rather than the "Single Women 55 in the NW suburbs", Karen R. Jun 15, 2013 1:00 PM
Nooo! Let's Save This Group! - Hi everyone. My name is Karen, and I just signed up to be the new organizer of the group. Well, sort of. I couldn't imagine why such a large group of wonderful ladies that have already come together would let it just fade away! I recently tried to contact Karen R. Jun 15, 2013 12:53 PM
No!!! Lets Save This Group!! - Hi everyone. My name is Karen, and I just signed up to be the new organizer of the group. Well, sort of. I couldn't imagine why such a large group of wonderful ladies that have already come together would let it just fade away! I recently tried to cont Karen R. Jun 15, 2013 12:49 PM
Would anyone like to take over this group? - Hi Friends, Would any of you like to take over this group? I have tried to plan events and can't get enough people out to attend.  So if anyone else would like to take over, that would be fine with me. Also, if any of you would Fena May 14, 2013 9:25 PM
LOTS OF GREAT THINGS COMING IN APRIL!! Read all about it! - Hi Friends! I know that this site has been silent for some time but we are gearing up for our summer travel events!  Yea!! We are getting those off the ground. LOTS more is coming your way as well.  You may not know but Friends Fir Fena Mar 8, 2013 11:15 AM
Recliner for aging parent (or yourself) for sale! - Hi Friends, One of our members reached out to me to see if anyone could use this chair for an aging parent or even for yourself.  I know these chairs are very expensive and what she is asking for the chair is very reasonable.  Please contact Fena Feb 24, 2013 10:05 AM
Thanks to all you kind hearts that donated to the Lakota Indians in South Dakota. YOU are all awesome people. - Dear friends, Probably everyone reading this letter has gone through a lot this past month. The only other times that have felt this difficult since we started coming together is when one of us has been ill or when a clo Fena Feb 17, 2013 11:06 AM
Do you need "healing" ? Are you in a place in your life where you are searching for answers to make your life better? Private offer of help. Please read below - Hi Friends,   Do you feel that you need some answers and are willing to try anything even something outside of the help you heal yourself?  There are all kinds of ways to self-heal.  I have struggled in my life with situa Fena Feb 17, 2013 11:01 AM
UPDATE ON OUR Friends First WORKSHOP TOMORROW! - Hi Members! Please join us, if you are free, at our Workshop on SEX tomorrow afternoon at Moretti's in Mt. Prospect. Please click on this link to find out all the details:­irstSocialGroups-Northwest Fena Feb 9, 2013 10:08 AM
Meetup details changed: PRICE CHANGE $2.00 ooops...I hit the wrong key...NOT $5 fee, only $2. Ladies Mimosa Lunch, Shopping and Afternoon Movie - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­irstSocialGroups-LadiesGroup/e­vents/102811872/   Fena Feb 9, 2013 8:22 AM
Are you in business and need to do business networking? Do you need education to help you in your biz? - Hi Friends, Are you interested in business networking and improving your business?  If so, you will want to join us in the chat room every Monday to meet consultants, trainers, authors and business networkers that have methods Fena Feb 7, 2013 10:12 PM
Our upcoming lunch! Design your day!! - Hi Ladies,   For our upcoming event, I would like to clarify how the day can play out. Come for lunch and shopping, come for lunch, shopping and the movie or just come for lunch!  YOU deci Fena Feb 4, 2013 7:40 AM
Hello Ladies!!! Happy 2013! We are going to get this group off to a new start this year!! READ MORE! - Hi Ladies, Okay...we tried to do some things last year and people signed up and then a number of them did not show up!  We had egg on our face when we had it all set up to host a ladies luncheon at Rose Garden and had to cancel due to the fact Fena Jan 13, 2013 10:19 PM
Cupcake Wars Cancelled - Hi Friends, In order to have this event support itself, I needed 15 people to attend just to cover cost. $100 for the club house rental and $50 for materials to support the event. Unfortunately, we came nowhere close to 15 people. I am Fena Jan 10, 2013 9:39 AM
Our First Foodies Event! CUP CAKE WARS! Please attend! This is for everyone! - Hi Friends! Just want to remind you that to participate in this event, you will need to go to the Northwest group to RSVP and pay! This is a pre-pay event due to the fact that I have to rent the club house and pay for materials for the Fena Jan 2, 2013 10:30 AM
The Document... - Preview not available Fena Nov 17, 2012 7:48 AM
Upcoming, second newsletter, please sign up if you have not yet! -       Hi Friends, Our first newsletter came out 15 days ago and it was a hit! If you have not signed up to receive the newsletter, you will want to do so now!!! Please click on the link below and Fena Nov 15, 2012 8:21 AM
UPDATE - Hi Friends,   Several items to talk about: NEWSLETTER: Did YOU receive our first newsletter?  It was sent out just yesterday!  The newsletter has information about our groups, articles that pertain to you and upcoming Fena Nov 7, 2012 8:19 AM
Two jobs positions available. - Hi Friends, As you all know, I meet a lot of people that are in business.  From time to time, they ask me for help in finding qualified mature adults to fill positions.  Friends, these are serious job offers that are looking to be filled.  S Fena Nov 5, 2012 4:47 PM
CANCELLATION OF LADIES LUNCHEON - Hi Ladies: Sorry, but we had to cancel this luncheon scheduled for this Saturday, November 3.  We only had 5 ladies confirm.  We had a private room reserved at the Rose Garden Restaurant and we had to release the room as of today as there cer Fena Nov 1, 2012 6:03 PM
RE: [Single-women-55-in-the-NW-sub­urbs] Friends First Ladies Luncheon - Saturday, November 3 - Caroll, sorry I Denise O Oct 31, 2012 9:03 AM
Re: [Single-women-55-in-the-NW-sub­urbs] Friends First Ladies Luncheon - Saturday, November 3 - Thanks! Marybeth!  How are you?  On Wed, Oct 31, 2012 at 8:58 AM, Marybeth < [address removed] > wrote: Fena Oct 31, 2012 9:01 AM
Re: [Single-women-55-in-the-NW-sub­urbs] Friends First Ladies Luncheon - Saturday, November 3 - Marybeth Oct 31, 2012 8:58 AM
Re: [Single-women-55-in-the-NW-sub­urbs] Friends First Ladies Luncheon - Saturday, November 3 - Hi Mimi,  We have our North Shore Social not this Sunday (we are in Mt. Prospect this Sunday) but next Sunday at Tuscany in Wheeling.  We gather there at 4 p.m. to meet other people in the area.  We will be developing our Ladies Group t Fena Oct 31, 2012 7:58 AM
Re: [Single-women-55-in-the-NW-sub­urbs] Friends First Ladies Luncheon - Saturday, November 3 - Hi Minda,  Yes, our North Shore Social is not this Sunday but next Sunday.  This Sunday we are in Mt. Prospect with a workshop called "Dump Your Baggage".   The following Sunday we will be at Tuscany in Wheeling at 4:00 p.m.   Fena Oct 31, 2012 7:55 AM
Re: [Single-women-55-in-the-NW-sub­urbs] Friends First Ladies Luncheon - Saturday, November 3 - Me too.  I also live in Vernon Hills.  Mimi On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 10:19 PM, Minda < [address removed] > wrote: MIMI Oct 31, 2012 7:52 AM
Re: [Single-women-55-in-the-NW-sub­urbs] Friends First Ladies Luncheon - Saturday, November 3 - Hi Carroll, Do you plan on having any get togethers further north. I live in Vernon Hills. I would attend if the events were closer, at least a few of them. Thanks, Minda On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 5: Minda Oct 30, 2012 10:19 PM
Re: [Single-women-55-in-the-NW-sub­urbs] Friends First Ladies Luncheon - Saturday, November 3 - I will be going out of town Friday evening overnight to visit my daughter at college. Kathryn Sent from my iPhone Kathryn Oct 30, 2012 5:52 PM
Friends First Ladies Luncheon - Saturday, November 3 - Hi Ladies ... I'm reaching out to all of you to see if you're coming to our luncheon this Saturday.  To date we only have 6 ladies signed up as confirmed.  We are looking forward to a great luncheon at The Rose Garden Cafe in Elk Grove Villageas th Fena Oct 30, 2012 5:04 PM
Come into the CHAT Room tonight and meet new members and old friends! - Hi Friends, The CHAT rooms are open! There were several of us that were in there for hours last night conversing with each other and had a blast! People were checking in from all over the city and burbs! What a GREAT way to talk to those that y Fena Oct 24, 2012 2:51 PM
FRIENDS FIRST ONLINE CHAT IS HERE and BEING HOSTED EACH EVENING AND READY FOR YOU TO VISIT! - OUR CHAT ROOM IS HERE and now open with a designated HOST each evening!!!   Hi Friends, We now have our CHAT ROOMS open for our members.  Chat is easy and fun! Think about sitting home in your comfy clothes and you are doing n Fena Oct 19, 2012 8:41 AM
BIG OOPS-Our new central web site is now open! LINK included this time! - Hi Friends!   Many of you have heard us  talk about the new web site that we are working on for Friends First.  Well the day has come to announce: IT IS HERE!!  www.FriendsFirstSocialGroups.­com Afte Fena Oct 14, 2012 2:28 PM
OUR NEW CENTRAL WEBSITE IS NOW OPEN! Check it out! Now you can find all our groups easily! - Hi Friends! Many of you have heard us  talk about the new web site that we are working on for Friends First.  Well the day has come to announce: Fena Oct 14, 2012 1:20 PM
UPDATE-Events are in the planning! - Good Morning Ladies! Whew!  Finally, this whole mess is straightened out!  I am sure that many of you saw that the group was closed for a time.  We had some technical difficulties but all that is cleared up and the runway is cleared for take Fena Aug 28, 2012 8:38 AM
Parting ways - I am sorry I havent been able to contact the wonderful  ladies on this group till today because my computer was down. For those of you who received an email from Fena about our decision to  part ways I am sorry she had to involve the members Helene Aug 7, 2012 6:05 PM
Twice monthly breakfast suggested-Please let me hear from you! - Ladies Breakfast----Breakfast only-no meeting or presentation Hi Ladies, Linda Petrush suggested to me that we have a breakfast one or maybe twice a month.  Below is her letter to me. What do you think?  Would you attend?  Fena Jul 22, 2012 7:57 AM
Meetup details changed: RESCHEDULING!! Due to low attendance July Ladies Lunch - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­irstNWBurbsLadiesSocialGroup/e­vents/71498262/ Fena Jul 6, 2012 7:06 AM
Question of the day.... (Something new!) - Hi Friends, I found this really great book of questions and due to the fact that my time is so stressed and I can't seem to get "Seeds of Wisdom" out on a timely basis, I thought that it would be fun to start sending out a question a day.  If Fena Jun 6, 2012 8:11 AM
Meetup details changed: LADIES DAY LUNCHEON ---EVERY PICTURE HAS A STORY - Hi everyone,  If anyone is interested in attending the Ladies Luncheon on Saturday, we still have openings so please RSVP.   There was a glitch on the RSVP and it was showing closed however we do have seats still available.  We must have all final Helene W. May 24, 2012 12:56 PM
Special Invite! Jewlery Show by our member Ilene Rezman. LADIES This is a must see! - Hi Friends,   Many of you have met Ilene at our events.  She is a one of a kind, top of the heap, jewelry designer.   Many of you may own one or more of her pieces and not even know it! Fena Apr 19, 2012 7:09 AM
PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT YOU READ THE UPDATE ON SATURDAY LUNCH - HI Ladies, Please make sure that you read the e-mail regarding this Saturday Luncheon! Thanks! Fena Fena Apr 18, 2012 10:28 AM
Meetup details changed: Monthly Ladies Luncheon - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­irstNWBurbsLadiesSocialGroup/e­vents/54647732/ Fena Apr 18, 2012 10:18 AM
Meetup details changed: TRAVEL MEET AND GREET BREAKFAST----GRACELAND AND SAUGATAUCK - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­irstNWBurbsLadiesSocialGroup/e­vents/60313532/ Helene W. Apr 13, 2012 12:21 AM
Adopt a Soldier Program Please take a look! - Hello Friends, The Adopt a Soldier Program needs MANY MORE supporters to take on some of our wonderful deployed service members. If you could get 3 friends, family, coworkers, anyone to join us, please pass this email it to them. O Fena Apr 6, 2012 8:11 AM
We celebrate ALL women in our group and thank the men that support us! Please read! - Hi Friends, This was sent to me by one of my closest guy friends. Imagine that. This gentleman is 76 years old and acts like he is 45. He is so full of life! He was a cutting edge entrepreneur in Fena Apr 5, 2012 8:21 AM
ooops--TRAVEL MEET AND GREET GO TO THIS LINK TO RSVP DATE APRIL 15, 2012 - TRAVEL MEET AND GREET BREAKFAST DETAILS.­First-Travel-Group/events/5788­0032/ Fena Mar 26, 2012 8:12 AM
Travel Meet and Greet for the month of April - Hi Friends Travel Meet and Greet! Are you planning on traveling with us this spring and summer? If so, you will want to meet other travelers so that you can decide who to room with or who Fena Mar 26, 2012 6:35 AM
All about the Irish! - A Wee Bit of Knowledge to Get to Know the Irish and St. Paddy's Day" Each year, around the Chicago area we celebrate St. Patrick's Day with much gusto and more than a little drinking. Still, most Chicagoans (and most Americans) likely don&rs Fena Mar 15, 2012 7:20 AM
Please post a REAL picture of yourself on this site if you don't already have one. - HI Ladies, This group is about women getting together and getting to know each other in real life. As an organizer, it is important for me to associate your name with your photograp Fena Mar 7, 2012 6:52 AM
UPDATE on Memphis Trip! - Hi Ladies, As I mentioned Friends First is going to BEALE STREET IN MAY! Friends First Adventure Travel, Friends First, Schaumburg/Arlington Heights is going, Friends First North Shore and Friends First Ladies Soc Fena Mar 4, 2012 5:48 AM
Possible guest to our Luncheon tomorrow! - Hi Ladies, I bumped into Mayor Arlene Mulder today at a store quite by accident! Mayor Mulder, Arlene-affectionately known to those of us that like her, is the mayor of Arlington Heights. AS you can imagine, that is no easy ta Fena Mar 2, 2012 6:45 PM
Seeds of Wisdom for this day, March 2, 2012 - Hi Ladies, Many of you are not members of my Friends First Social Group for men and women. In that group, from time to time, I write Seeds of Wisdom. "Seeds" as it is fondly called, is about stories Fena Mar 2, 2012 6:37 PM
Did you know?? Have you heard? Did YOU lQQK? - Hi Ladies, Have you taken a look at our message boards? Did you see the changes? If not please take a look! On the menu bar above, there is a button DISCUSSIONS. Click on Fena Mar 2, 2012 5:29 AM
Craftsman needing work-Does beautiful work. - Hi Ladies. We all need a guy from time to time that can do anything and everything around the house! My friend Mike Bosak called me today and work is slow. Mike is a top craftsman. He does carpentry where th Fena Mar 1, 2012 4:37 PM
Our New Look! Check it out! - Hi Ladies! We have a new look and a new logo! I love the tag line "Pour yourself a glass of friendship". I think that says it all. We are all about quality friendships that we Fena Mar 1, 2012 8:08 AM
Update on our Ladies Luncheon this Saturday! - Hi Ladies! I can't wait to meet all of you on Saturday! Some of you I already know and I can't wait to see you again but I am also excited to meet those of you that I don't! It will be a GREAT day for us all! D Fena Feb 27, 2012 4:29 AM
GIRLFRIENDS! - This article came to me through my friend Denise Armour. Denise and I have known each other for over 10 years and we met through my singles group "Friends of Friends" that I started back in 2004. I reformatted and started "Friends First" an Fena Feb 27, 2012 4:18 AM
Re: [Single-women-55-in-the-NW-sub­urbs] New leader - Hi Barb,  Everything is fine.  The membership grew about 50 people!  I already have events posted and such.  Take a look at the site.  I will create a new e-mail to take over the group when it runs out.   Thanks for everythi Fena Feb 21, 2012 6:20 PM
Re: [Single-women-55-in-the-NW-sub­urbs] New leader - Sorry Fena, just reading this now. I don't check my e-mail when at work. You are a member of the group. I tried to turn the group over to you completely but it wouldn't let me, as you Barb Feb 21, 2012 5:27 PM
Garfield Park Conservatory - Hi Ladies, This event was planned originally for my other group, Friends First Social Group (co-ed) for this Saturday.­irstSocialGroup/ &nbs Fena Feb 21, 2012 11:47 AM
Check out the message boards here! Go to the tab above marked Discussions. Click and you are there! - Hi ladies, Make sure that you check out the message boards! I have all sorts of headings there. Please send your suggestions for boards that you think should be there and I have missed. This site is YOU Fena Feb 21, 2012 10:09 AM
Good morning Ladies - Good morning! First I wanted to thank Barb for asking me several times to take over this group. It just makes sense! I was going to start a women's group for the other group that I run, Friends First. Through that group, Fena Feb 21, 2012 7:24 AM
Re: [Single-women-55-in-the-NW-sub­urbs] New leader - Hi Barb,  Please send me the link to your group.  I am not a member but will join so that I can assume the co-leader role until the subscription expires.   I will write to the membership and say hello and talk a Fena Feb 21, 2012 6:58 AM
Re: [Single-women-55-in-the-NW-sub­urbs] Group ending March 8th - Fena You are now co-leader. Thank you. Barb -----Original Message----- Barb Feb 21, 2012 6:46 AM
New leader - Great News! Fena has agreed to take over as leader of the group. She has excellent leadership skills and extensive experience in running this type of group. I know she brings the energy and enthusiasm that will make this a dynamic m Barb Feb 21, 2012 6:45 AM
Re: [Single-women-55-in-the-NW-sub­urbs] Group ending March 8th - Barb,  I will be happy to take over the group and incorporate the Friends First Ladies Group into the group.  I was going to start a ladies group for Friends First.  This makes things easier.   Fena Fena Feb 21, 2012 6:26 AM
Re: [Single-women-55-in-the-NW-sub­urbs] Group ending March 8th - Ooppps....typo...Hi BARB.....sorry bout that.  On Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 6:24 AM, Fena D'ottavio < [address removed] > wrote: Fena Feb 21, 2012 6:24 AM
Re: [Single-women-55-in-the-NW-sub­urbs] Group ending March 8th - Hi Barm,  Please make me a co-leader and I will take over the group.  When the contract runs out, I will then put it in my name.   Fena On Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 6:01 AM, Barb Fena Feb 21, 2012 6:24 AM
Group ending March 8th - This group will officially end on March 8th. It was my hope that someone would step up as leader or co-leaders. I know another similar group has everyone responsible for one event a year, which is a great idea. I know there is a need Barb Feb 21, 2012 6:01 AM
Sad News - I had gotten the following information from another group. Deb was a member of our group from the beginning. She recently moved to the Mundelein area. She had a heart attack while visiting her brother and his wife in Arizona. Barb Feb 21, 2012 5:56 AM
Re: [Single-women-55-in-the-NW-sub­urbs] Need new group leader - Hi Barb, If no one steps up and takes over, let me know.  I will take it and incorporate it into Friends First Ladies Group.    Hopefully someone will take the group, but if not, I will run it under Friends F Fena Jan 11, 2012 7:14 PM
Need new group leader - Hello all... Due to various reasons, I will not be able to continue as leader of this group. The meetup dues are paid until March (I paid for September 2011-March 2012). After that time, the group will no longer exist unless someone else Barb Jan 11, 2012 5:02 PM
Meetup details changed: Meet at La Tasca, Arlington Hts. for dinner & piano bar - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­omen-55-in-theArlington-Height­s-area/events/39190302/ Barb Nov 1, 2011 6:27 PM
Re: [Single-women-55-in-the-NW-sub­urbs] Co leaders - That's fine-what do we do? thanks On Fri, Oct 7, 2011 at 6:25 AM, Barb < [address removed] > wrote: Terry Oct 7, 2011 8:09 AM
Re: [Single-women-55-in-the-NW-sub­urbs] Co leaders - It will be you and Carol B. I just need you to help post events. I will be gone this weekend and next weekend. Barb Barb Oct 7, 2011 6:25 AM
Re: [Single-women-55-in-the-NW-sub­urbs] Co leaders - Barb, I might be able to help out-let me know if you can't find someone else- Take care, Terry On Tue, Oct 4, 2011 at 4:56 PM, Barb < Terry Oct 5, 2011 8:03 AM
Re: [Single-women-55-in-the-NW-sub­urbs] Meetup details changed: Movie and dinner - Hello, It was great meeting everyone and looking forward to meeting the ne Mina S. Oct 4, 2011 8:26 PM
Co leaders - Would anyone like to co-lead group? I will be out of town for a few weekends and was wondering if anyone wanted to co-lead? Thanks. Barb Oct 4, 2011 4:56 PM
Meetup details changed: Movie and dinner - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­omen-55-in-theArlington-Height­s-area/events/35753632/ Barb Oct 4, 2011 4:50 PM
0 to 63 in 20 - Well ladies... We went from 0 members to 63 in 20 days! I guess that means we are a growing population. I am closing the membership for now. If you want to remain a member, please attend a function in the next month or two. Al Barb Oct 1, 2011 5:08 PM
Settings have changed for NW suburban single ladies over 50 and having fun - Barb , the Organizer of 'NW suburban single ladies over 50 and having fun' Meetup Group has changed the settings for the group. Members can add Meetups and announce them to the group. Post a Meetup at­omen Barb Sep 30, 2011 6:35 AM

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