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Social Wahines Business Profile


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Social Wahines Business Profile

  1. 1. 24 MidWeek November 28, 2007 Entrepreneurs LINDA DELA CRUZ Networking With Social Wahines Danielle Scherman is always members, as well as starting the Blvd. Dec. 19, from 6 to 9 p.m.starting something new. website www.eventheadquar- Proceeds from the event, also pre- She started her own events sented by Pacific Edge Magazine,company called Soiree Events. While back in Hawaii, in will benefit SCORE Hawaii.She started her own online net- honor of her mother, who is now RSVP toworking organization for event in remission, she created the Cool Danielle@SocialWahines.complanners. And she started a Kailua Nights Block Party and At this event and others, Photo courtesy of Social Wahinesgroup called Social Wahines so Health Awareness Fair, which Scherman’s starting somethingwomen in Hawaii could have fun debuted last year. The next one new — new relationships for her-and network together. is planned for Feb. 2, 2008. self and others. “I decided to get all my girl- The next Social Wahines gath- For more information, callfriends together, and we did a ering will be a pearl tasting, 782-7576 or log ontoclothing swap,” explains which compares a pearl to fine www.socialwahines.comScherman, a Kalaheo graduate. wine, at Accent Honolulu at the“None of them knew each other, IBM Building, 1240 Ala Moana ldelacruz@midweek.comso to introduce each other, weeach did a one-minute pitch. Social Wahines (from left) Danielle Scherman, Rebecca Huska, Keana Taitano, Joanna Farasati, Michelle Edwards, Lacy Matsumoto,Everyone loved it. They thought Stephanie Ortega, Tonya Lyons and Carly Seward at a clothing swapit was so cool.” At first they gathered at the include starting the New York which is a free e-mail-based dis-girlfriends’ homes — then it Event Planners association, cussion group of more than 3,000 000grew. With 300 members so far,all through word of mouth,Social Wahines is still growing. Why Drive A Nice Car If It’sMembership is free, and mem- Dirty All the Time?bers pay $10 per event to attend Call Door to Door Auto Detailingmonthly functions, which have From Includes:included a wine tasting, spa night, $sample sale and a craft party. 25 Hand Wash & Hand Wax and Up Tires & Rims Shine The impetus for starting Social Ask us about our other packagesWahines in Hawaii is that and tinting.Scherman lived in Manhattan forfour years, where she was used DOOR TO DOOR Open At Lex Brodies 707 Queen St. Mon. – Sat. Ph: 534-0300 • Cell: 285-0926to attending networking groups,which were done differently Auto Detailing 7am – 6pm Mobile Service Available.than they were here. 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