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    • 08/30/2021
    • (CDT)
    • 12/30/2021
    • (CST)
    • 36 sessions
    • Virtual Zoom Gathering
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    CFE member Theresa Mozzocci has practiced yoga for the past 25 years and during quarantine completed her 200 hour yoga teacher training certificate. She  began offering Zoom classes in June 2020 and will continue to offer the classes through the end of 2021!

    The yoga practice is rooted in the framework of Power Yoga – amplifying the traditional asana postures to a powerful vinyasa flow. Theresa invites you to move, breathe and experience yoga. All levels are welcome!

    Class times: 7am - 8am Mondays and Thursdays

    For a link to the Zoom class, complete the waiver (click here for waiver) and email to: tdmchicago@gmail.com. For questions, either email or call Theresa at (312) 646-1223.

    About Theresa: Theresa has practiced yoga avidly for 25 years and recently completed her 200 hour yoga teacher training certificate during quarantine. Additionally, Theresa has worked in the asset management industry for over 25 years and became a member of Chicago Finance Exchange in 2019. She is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.

    • 12/12/2021
    • 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM (CST)
    • Denise Brown's Home
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    Celebrate the holiday season with CFE at the Annual Holiday Brunch.  Members will gather at the Arlington Heights home of CFE Board Member, Denise Brown, for good food, conversation and a holiday gift exchange. 

    For those who prefer, outdoor seating will be available, with a cozy fire pit and heaters, weather permitting.

    Guests will enjoy a buffet with quiche, breakfast sandwiches, avocado toast, and French bakery, provided by CoCo & Blu, Arlington Heights.  Beverages will include champagne, mimosas, wine, hot cider, hot chocolate and coffee bar, and a signature cocktail.

    Optional: guests may bring an appetizer, brunch dish, or dessert to share.

    • 12/12/2021
    • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM (CST)
    • Virtual Zoom Gathering
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    Do you live out of town? Not ready to attend an in-person event? Join CFE members from the comfort of your own HO-HO-HOme for a Virtual Holiday Brunch. Grab your favorite beverage and holiday treats. Member Engagement Co-Chair Laura Stern will host a fun and festive social gathering.



    • 01/27/2022
    • 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM (CST)
    • Ladder Up, 350 N. Orleans Street, Suite C2-100, Chicago (inside the Apparel Center)

    2022 will mark CFE's 10th year partnering with Ladder Up and their Tax Assistance Program.

    The Giving Back Exchange is proud to once again volunteer to assist Chicago families with completing their tax returns thereby keeping more of their hard-earned money.  

    Ladder Up will provide tax training and certification for CFE Members (and friends) on Thursday, January 27.  The training will take place from 2-5pm at the Ladder Up office located in the Apparel Center - a convenient walk to the East Bank Club where CFE's Winter Social & Annual Meeting will take place that same evening. If this training date is not convenient, tax training sessions are available throughout Dec. & Jan. at the Ladder Up offices.

    See the website for specific details & to register:  Volunteer - Ladder Up (goladderup.org)

    Register for CFE training today through Ladder Up

    Note, the CFE Annual Meeting & Winter Social begins at 5:30 at The East Bank Club. There are two entrances to access the Ladder Up offices.  350 West Mart Center (recommended for training) and 350 N. Orleans.

    Volunteering in February
    CFE will once again sponsor three volunteer opportunities on Saturdays in February, from 8:30 am - 1:00 pm. Location is the Chicago Public Library in Brighton Park:
    4314 S Archer Ave, Chicago, IL 60632

    2022 Volunteer dates are: Feb. 5, 12, 19 and/or 26 (8:30-12:00)

    CFE Ladder Up Registration Site


    Getting to the Ladder Up office for Training: Enter the Apparel Center through the Holiday Inn lobby on 350 W. Mart Center (Also called Wolf Point Plaza). As you enter the lobby at the end take the escalators 2 flights down to level C2 (if needed, there is an elevator on the Holiday Inn side of the lobby where the escalator comes up from the concourse). Once at Level C2, enter the hallway and turn right. Our Suite is C2-100 and it should be down the hall, we have a glass wall and you will be able to see inside. If you get lost please call our office 312-466-0771 and we can steer you in the right direction.

    If you are coming from the CTA Brown/Purple line: Merchandise Mart stop. Walk down the second floor of Merchandise Mart and the skywalk will connect you to the Apparel Center. You will pass the River Room keep walking until you get to the escalators. Take the escalators down and turn right to get to the general main lobby where you will take the escalators 2 flights down to level C2 (if needed, there is an elevator on the Holiday Inn side of the lobby where the escalator comes up from the concourse). Once at Level C2, enter the hallway and turn right. Our Suite is C2-100 and it should be down the hall, we have a glass wall and you will be able to see inside. If you get lost please call our office 312-466-0771 and we can steer you in the right direction.

    • 01/27/2022
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (CST)
    • East Bank Club, 500 N. Kingsbury Court, Chicago
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    Join CFE as we welcome in the New Year and celebrate another successful year of programming, networking and exchanging. We will hold our Annual Meeting to vote on new board members, and acknowledge outgoing board members and officers.  Learn what CFE has planned for 2022. 

    The rest of the evening is reserved for food, drink, good conversation, and engaging with your fellow CFE members.


Past events

12/01/2021 West Suburban Book Club
11/18/2021 November Dinner Event
11/16/2021 Downtown Book Club
11/16/2021 Philanthropy Partner Panel: Lunch-n-Learn
11/09/2021 The Likability Dilemma
10/27/2021 Money, Power, and Purpose: Aligning your Finances with Your Future
10/12/2021 West Suburban Book Club
10/08/2021 Bright Endeavors Volunteer Event
09/29/2021 Downtown Book Club
09/23/2021 Dinner Program with Guest Speaker Linda Coberly
09/23/2021 Member Engagement Mini-Mixer
09/16/2021 Bubbles-n-Bites with Maria Pinto
08/19/2021 West Suburban Book Club
08/02/2021 Downtown Book Club
07/27/2021 Summer Social
07/11/2021 Summer Brunch
06/24/2021 Neighborhood Dinners
06/17/2021 Empathy in Leadership: Why it Matters
06/14/2021 Downtown Book Club
06/10/2021 West Suburban Book Club
06/02/2021 Lunch-n-Learn with Dr. Maria Carrillo, Alzheimer's Association
05/19/2021 A Survivors Guide to Mergers and Acquisitions
05/13/2021 May Dinner Program: Guest Speaker Dr. Vicki Medvec
04/29/2021 Pizza Party with Steve Dolinsky
04/22/2021 West Suburban Book Club
04/14/2021 Flowers for Dreams: Floral Arranging Workshop
04/07/2021 Downtown Book Club
03/18/2021 Spring Break Happy Hour
03/09/2021 Leadership & Culture with Frances Frei: An L&PD Exchange Event
02/25/2021 How Private Company Investors Leverage Networks and Operating Talent to Drive Exponential Growth
02/18/2021 Downtown Book Club
02/17/2021 Leadership & Professional Development Exchange TED Talk Roundtable
02/11/2021 West Suburban Book Club
01/27/2021 Annual Market Outlook: In Transition - Opportunities Emerge from the Disruption
01/21/2021 Annual Meeting & Winter Social
01/14/2021 Downtown Book Club
12/13/2020 Holiday Brunch
12/10/2020 West Suburban Book Club
12/09/2020 Château de Pommard Wine Tasting
11/19/2020 Downtown Book Club
11/18/2020 Leveraging the Power of LinkedIn
11/12/2020 November Program with Guest Speaker Lt. General Nina Armagno
11/05/2020 Leading and Managing Remotely: A Best Practices Exchange
10/29/2020 West Suburban Book Club
10/28/2020 Leveraging the Power of LinkedIn
10/15/2020 Live Virtual Cooking Experience with Truffle Shuffle
10/01/2020 Downtown Book Club
09/23/2020 Creating a Paycheck in Retirement
09/17/2020 September Program with Guest Speaker Julie Howard
09/10/2020 An Evening with Maria Pinto
08/26/2020 West Suburban Book Club
08/18/2020 Summer Social at the Chicago Yacht Club
07/27/2020 Downtown Book Club
07/15/2020 Your “Personal Marketing Plan” for Long Term Career Success
07/08/2020 The Rise of Cryptocurrency
06/30/2020 Virtual Neighborhood Dinners
06/25/2020 West Suburban Book Club
06/11/2020 Downtown Book Club
06/03/2020 Sensory Wine Tasting Experience with Master Sommelier Alpana Singh
05/27/2020 Aging Care: A Member-to-Member Roundtable Discussion
05/20/2020 Wealth Management for Women: Key Concepts to Consider
05/13/2020 Downtown Book Club
05/07/2020 Wine & Wills Virtual Event
05/04/2020 Take Care of Your Heart Virtual Program
04/29/2020 West Suburban Book Club Event
04/24/2020 Economic and Market Outlook Update
04/23/2020 Women Owned Businesses: The Financing Dilemma Key Points
04/15/2020 Downtown Book Club Event
03/13/2020 CFO Placement Statistics and Fundamentals
02/26/2020 West Suburban Book Club Event
02/22/2020 Ladder Up Volunteer Day
02/12/2020 Downtown Book Club Event
01/29/2020 2020 Capital Markets Update - Breakfast
01/28/2020 The Next Ten Years Part II - A Transitions Exchange Conversation
01/22/2020 Andy Warhol Lecture and Exhibit
01/16/2020 2020 Winter Social & Annual Meeting
01/16/2020 Ladder Up Training for CFE
12/18/2019 West Suburban Book Club: Holiday Sparkling Pairing Dinner
12/15/2019 Annual Holiday Brunch
12/10/2019 Downtown Book Club Event
11/14/2019 November Dinner Program
10/29/2019 The Next Ten Years - A Transitions Exchange Conversation
10/11/2019 Bright Endeavors Volunteer Event
10/10/2019 Crash Course in Crisis and Conflict Communication for Business Leaders – High Stress Negotiation
09/25/2019 West Suburban Book Club
09/25/2019 Drinks with CFE Leadership
09/16/2019 2019 September Dinner Program

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