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Directory of Awesome Women Doing Amazing Things

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Welcome to our First Edition: The Directory of Awesome Women Doing Amazing Things!Everyday Deep is about supporting and celebrating women in our area and we hope this guide is another way to do so. Inside these pages are local women sharing what they do and what they care about. We hope that you’ll learn about and support these community members who are pursuing their passions, businesses, vocations and causes. We so appreciate their support — and yours!Dale and CindiPS: Each page also features excerpts from the “real and relatable women who shared their deeper selves and stories” with us this past year. To see speaker videos or learn more about us, visit: and Organizer, Dale Emmet and Emcee and Creative Contributor, Cindi RoseliebWOMEN’S COMMUNITY + CREATIVE FORUM

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Sharon L. SweeneyAttorney at Law1025 Ogden Ave.Suite 207Lisle, IL 60532sharonlsweeney@comcast.netOce: 630.971.8672Fax: 630.971.8673Areas of Practice:Real Estate • Estate Planning• Probate • Business • FamilyPeace of mind foryour family when youneed it most.SHARON L. SWEENEY, ATTORNEY AT LAW

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I bake and decorate custom cakes, cupcakes and cookies. ALL money goes to my favorite local charity, People’s Resource Center in Westmont and Wheaton, which meets needs like food, clothing, rent assistance and skills training. Please take a look at my Facebook photo albums on my personal page: Julie Johnston Stone. Julie StoneCustom Cakes & CookiesAngela LovelessHome Organizer“At our ce, we a want to be sn, valued and loved. We want to fl a sense of belonging.” — Mary Een Young and Sandra McDonneEVERYDAY DEEP SPEAKERS, APRIL 2019actuallyorganizedbyangela.comBEFORE & Contact Me (630) 601-8188Angela started her organizing business 10 years ago with the goal of creating a non-cluttered simplied lifestyle for clients. She will work with you in a caring, non-judgmental way to help you regain order and eciency in your home. Areas of specialization include home oce, closets, kitchens, children’s rooms, move in/move out, and downsizing.

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“My lightbulb moment was - I had a choice. Do my choices my ego,  ing me closer to my auentic self?”— Monica Acosta EVERYDAY DEEP SPEAKER, NOVEMBER 2019“Fun just doesn’t fa in your lap…you nd to nd it.” — Laura Eboli EVERYDAY DEEP SPEAKER, FEBRUARY 2019

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Reiki is a mind-body-spirit healing practice that gives you a greater sense of relaxation, peace and well-being by increasing the positive ow of your own vital life-force energy. Reiki has been immensely helpful for me and I’d love to share the benets with you. Private appointments at Healing Spirit Reiki, 4900 Forest Ave, #8, Downers Grove. Heather PleuneReiki Master TeacherClutterless Professional Organizing focuses on helping you declutter and organize your personal belongings in order to decrease the stress and increase the joy and peace that you experience on a daily basis in your home. An organized home oers you more quality time with family, friends, and for pursuing your life’s passions! Are you ready?Karen StahleckerProfessional Residential Organizer“When you reay jump into your life, you nd out your true w and what you dply care about.” — Dale Emmet EVERYDAY DEEP SPEAKER, NOVEMBER 2019

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“We are a certainly sti a wk in progress, but e key is at we continue to move fward and sk happiness.”— Key Reid EVERYDAY DEEP SPEAKER, MARCH 2019“When I join wi oers, my little life has greater impact.”— Teresa Beran Kulat EVERYDAY DEEP SPEAKER, APRIL 2019

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Unplug, recharge & create… Yvonne Malone Studio oers quilting & embroidery workshops, kits & patterns that are as much about learning a new skill or technique as they are about getting lost in the ow of making, expressing your creative self and, in the case of workshops, connecting with others. Yvonne MaloneQuiltmaker, Textile Designerwww.YvonneMaloneStudio.com630-810-0585 I Yvonne@YvonneMaloneStudio.comGood Order is a full-service home organization company. They can organize any area in your home, from closets, pantries, oces, bedrooms, playrooms and more. Nicki and Emily have a passion for organization. They nd that an organized home is the key to living stress-free (or at least as much as possible)! Email: goodorderhome@gmail.comEmily NortonNicki BlattnerHome 209-9096“There are times when questions are helpful, when you’re sking understanding; and ere are times when questions are actuay demands in disguise.”— Susie Carro EVERYDAY DEEP SPEAKER, APRIL 2019

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“What if it were possible to change e present by wking on changing e past?” — Carol Lysne EVERYDAY DEEP SPEAKER, MAY 2019“Only when we live in alignment wi our life’s purpose wi we truly be fuled.” — Donna Marino EVERYDAY DEEP SPEAKER, FEBRUARY 2019

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For more than 20 years, I’ve helped clients brand and build their businesses by creating high quality logos and print/web design. I would love to help you and your new or existing business with top design work that uniquely and professionally communicates who you are and what you do. Let’s talk! (630) 204-1974. Melissa NotoGraphic DesignerWriting doesn’t have to feel like a chore! I help heart-centered business owners and entrepreneurs authentically connect with their audience. Don’t stay stuck! Write with ease, defuse writing blocks, and share your wisdom with the world!Katie O’ConnellWriting Coach/Consultant(630)“We a view resiliency as someing American but I ink it’s American because it’s part of e immigrant experience”. — Sonu Marchietto EVERYDAY DEEP SPEAKER, FEBRUARY 2019

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As a certied Professional Photo Organizer, I sort, cull and organize both print and digital photo collections. I oer white glove in-house photo scanning services. My passion is preserving and protecting my client’s memories for generations to come. Other services include media conversion, photo books and photo wall galleries.Maureen WilsonProfessional Photo Organizer(630) 842-6797bluehopphotoorg@outlook.comwww.bluehopphotoorganizing.comFor 25 years, I’ve had the privilege of working with individuals, couples, and families as they strive toward emotional health and authentic living. My experience and extensive training have given me a holistic, mind-body-spirit perspective of health. We all have the ability to live our highest potential, and it’s our inherent nature to do so.Ann Forde MurrayTherapist, LCPC“Foowing my heart meant opening my heart to fling a e emotions, including fear and sadness”. — Ann SassanoEVERYDAY DEEP SPEAKER, SEPTEMBER 2019

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Linda was a registered nurse for many years and decided she needed a career change. She was looking for exibility and the ability to keep helping people (her passion). Linda had been using Rodan + Fields skin care herself for over a year and loved the results. She decided to become a consultant and Linda says it’s been life changing!Linda ThorenSkin Care Consultant Baker of Everything Scones! Sweet and savory treats for any occasion, birthdays, luncheons, showers, anything! Any avor combo you can imagine. Instead of bagels for your next gathering, try a aky, tender scone :) Let’s talk about the possibilities for your next event. Call me at (630) 774-3006 or email me: (630) 712-1797“Because I am able to receive by simply being myself, I can now be a vehicle f is light and love.”. — Heaer PleuneEVERYDAY DEEP SPEAKER, MARCH 2019

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“What are you going to do wi e rest of your race so at you sav e journey and me fuy live your life? — Dana Murphy EVERYDAY DEEP SPEAKER, SEPTEMBER 2019 “I’m on e precipice of becoming who I ink I’m going to eventuay become.” — Barnali Khuntia EVERYDAY DEEP SPEAKER, MARCH 2019Dale EmmetAn ally and guidefor becoming all of who you really are.Certi󺙀ed Spiritual

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CAUSES WE CARE ABOUTThe Art Department The Art Department is a collection of local artists devoted to making Downers Grove a welcoming and nurturing place for the arts. Submitted by Yvonne Malone. Grove Junior Woman’s Club DGJWC is a non-partisan, non-denominational, volunteer women’s organization that is dedicated to supporting and raising awareness of charitable organizations, individuals in need, and the community. Submitted by Dale Emmet. www.dgjwc.orgDream Build Play Experience Dream Build Play Experience is a 501(c)3 non-prot organization, located in Downers Grove, Illinois, that helps communities to design, fundraise and build inclusive playgrounds. Submitted by Peg Chaidez. www.dbpexperience.comgrit2 grit2 is a Downers Grove based 501(c)3 nonprot organization working to connect our community with local resources to support better mental health and build resiliency in our teens. grit2 works with local schools, mental health professionals and regional advocacy groups to identify needs and opportunities within the Downers Grove area. Submitted by Melissa Nuttall. www.grit2.orgNavigate Adolescence Our programs help young people develop essential kills such as kindness, self-acceptance, and resilience that help strengthen and enhance their social and emotional well-being. Submitted by Sandra McDonnell. navigateadolescence.orgPeople’s Resource Center PRC meets basic needs, including food, clothing, and rent assistance, and oers skill-building resources, such as literacy classes, art and job assistance. Submitted by Julie Stone www.peoplesrc.orgVIA Institute on Character The VIA Institute on Character helps people change their lives by tapping into the power of their own greatest strengths. Established as non-prot organization in 2001, we advance both the science and practice of character, and empower those on their strengths-building journey. Submitted by Cindi Roselieb.