#Madison, Wisconsin is often described as a “big small city.” There are hundreds of places to visit, no matter what kind of #adventure you are looking for! @NeilMathweg #MADISONWI #ILOVEMADISON Click To Tweet
Madison, Wisconsin is often described as a “big small city.” There are hundreds of places to visit, no matter what kind of adventure you are looking for. Do you want to hit the downtown scene for some amazing restaurants and live music? Madison can help. Are you looking for ways to connect with other business professionals? The business community in Madison is thriving, and would love to connect with you! It’s a big city, but a small community! On today’s episode, the team is back to bring you the best that Madison has to offer, including a great local company that is helping to provide access to support, mentorship and education for local women, a guest appearance from “Mr. Madison,” and an Introvert’s perspective on how trailing spouses can build a community of friends and business connections! If you are ready to start exploring Madison, just click play!
Chris Sorenson hosts the “Mission of the Week” segment, with Sandy Joudrey from Dames of Dane
Chris sat down with Sandy Joudrey from Dames of Dane to talk about how her company is partnering with the Wisconsin Women’s Network to empower strong, courageous and hardworking females while helping to provide access to support, mentorship and education for local women. After moving back to Madison, Sandy, a native Canadian, wanted to find a way to make an impact. She created Dames of Dane, a clothing line with a mission! 20% of profits donated to the WI Women’s Network Accelerated Policy institute. If you want to learn more about this amazing mission, check out their facebook page and online store!
Chris Reese hosts the “My Move” segment with guest Lewis Bentley
Lewis Bentley could very well be called “Mr. Madison,” since he knows the city so well and is well-connected in several ways. Besides sitting on the board for Operation Fresh Start, an organization Operation Fresh Start provides Dane County youth a path to self-sufficiency through education and job training, Lewis coaches his children’s sports teams and is a self-declared foodie. Lewis loves this area because it is so family-friendly, and there is always something to do, even when the weather outside is cold. From the free music and kids activities on Saturday at the Rotunda to the Thanksgiving 5k that benefits local education, Lewis says there is something for everyone. He recommends stopping by Ha Long Restaurant for some Vietnamese flavor, as well as the restaurant Lucille for some outstanding cocktails, craft beers, and pizza.Lewis Bentley could very well be called “Mr. Madison,” since he knows the city so well and is well-connected in several ways. Listen to his interview here: @NeilMathweg #MADISONWI #ILOVEMADISON Click To Tweet
Neil Mathweg Hosts Aubree Javaherian to talk about trailing spouses and ways introverts can connect
People typically don’t plan to be a trailing spouse. More likely, the journey begins as a job opportunity for their spouse, resulting in multiple moves and corporate career climbing. As one spouse’s life and career blooms, the trailing spouse can be left feeling aimless and a bit lost. Aubree Javaherian is one of those trailing spouses and a self-declared introvert. When she first moved to Madison, she says she was nervous to join meetups or community groups. Her advice to other introverts is to look for groups who have similar interests. She says the idea that everyone is already connected is a misnomer, there are always other people who are looking for community. She recommends checking out the Revel, a creative space here in town, as well as Madison Magnets, a young entrepreneurs group!Aubree Javaherian is a #trailingspouses and a self-declared introvert...here’s how she connected in #Madioson. @NeilMathweg #MADISONWI #ILOVEMADISON #Trailingspouse Click To Tweet
Outline of This Episode[1:45] Check out more of Madison culture on the Vlog! [3:15] The I Love Madison Chef segment is live! [4:30] Chris Sorenson hosts the “Mission of the Week” segment [14:45] Chris Reese hosts the “My Move” segment [20:15] We have an amazing team of sponsors! [21:15] Aubree Javaherian joins Neil Mathweg in the studio to talk about introverts, community and the trailing spouse [29:15] Check out Frills & Finery, Aubree’s photobooth business! [33:00] Aubree shares her favorite “must visit” places around Madison
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- Chris Reese of American Family Insurance
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