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February 16 Luncheon
February 16 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm$27 – $35
New location! Topgolf Jacksonville, 10531 Brightman Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32246
Program: Chriss Brown, The Empowered Kitchen and Beaver Street Commissary
The Empowered Kitchen is a 501(c)(3) that was founded in 2018 by Chef Chriss Brown and six of Jacksonville, Florida’s most influential female entrepreneurs. As their businesses have expanded, they wanted to give back to the community by empowering other women to find independence through a career in the food industry.
The organization actively provides training and mentorship in all aspects of culinary and business education to women interested in the culinary industry. The founders are committed to elevating women’s voices in the Jacksonville food industry. These focuses include teaching and focusing on Business Operations, Finance Operations, Kitchen Operations and Marketing. With the mission and the training, the women of the community are lifted up and bring their gifts into each segment of our communities growth.
Elizabeth G. Bagan is a highly skilled Nurse Practitioner with over 10 years of experience in health care. She is well regarded in the Jacksonville community earning numerous accolades for her quality and patient centered care. She is active in the community, an established public speaker, mother of four, and in her previous life a Marine Mechanical Engineer.
After a devoted career serving in the Emergency Department, Elizabeth came to the realization that she was not treating health conditions but only putting temporary band-aids on life-long problems. She decided that she wanted to pursue a career in health promotion and disease prevention.
Elizabeth changed her focus to specialize in Functional & Integrative Medicine and Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy. She has trained with prominent experts in the field. Elizabeth is knowledgeable of all the delivery methods of hormone replacement and prefers the pelleting system. She is especially satisfied with the BioTE method.
Elizabeth received her original nursing degree from Florida State College of Jacksonville. She received her advanced degree in Family and Emergency Nurse Practitioner from Jacksonville University. Elizabeth is currently pursuing her Doctor of Nursing Practice with intended completion in 2020.
Elizabeth enjoys travel, spending time with her family, football, and exercising. She also is involved in her church, children’s school, and past-president of the school advisory board.
She has traveled to Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, and Zanzibar.
Elizabeth is a veteran and graduate of the US Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point. USMMA is a federal service academy that educates and graduates leaders of exemplary character who are inspired to serve the national security, marine transportation, and economic needs of the United States as licensed Merchant Marine Officers and commissioned officers in the Armed Forces. With 95 percent of the world’s products transported over water, these leaders are vital to the effective operation of our merchant fleet for both commercial and military transport during war and peace. Academy graduates abide by the motto “Acta Non Verba” – deeds not words, and are leaders that exemplify the concept of service above self.
Have a dietary restriction or preference? Let us know when you register. Please add a comment in the note section if you need a special meal like Gluten-free or Vegan/Vegetarian. We can only accommodate special meal requests for online ticket orders, not at the door.
Advanced Online Registration:
ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES AT NOON ON MONDAY PRIOR TO THE EVENT.
After 12:00 p.m., the price is $35 for both members and guests at the door.
$27 PWC members | $30 non-members
Reservations are held until 11:45 a.m. Then we allow those on the waitlist to use the empty seats. No refunds. If you are having problems with the payment process, please let us know in our contact form.
As always, guests are welcome to attend. After two visits we do encourage you to join PWC and the JAX Chamber to continue attending events.
For assistance with a payment issue or receipt, please contact Kathy Sutton, our JAX Chamber representative at Kathy.Sutton@myjaxchamber.com or 904-273-5367.
JAX Chamber’s utmost concern is for the health and safety of our members and staff. We will adhere to the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Please note temperatures will be taken upon arrival and cloth face coverings will be required until attendees are seated. In addition, we will be practicing social distancing and contact-less registration. Pre-registration is preferred and much appreciated. More info on the CDC recommendations can be found here.