Our Vision Statement

ABWA Oceanside Charter Chapter is dedicated to empowering local business women to build strong personal and professional relationships in a safe and supportive environment.

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ABWA Mission Statement

The mission of the American Business Women's Association is to bring together businesswomen of diverse occupations and to provide opportunities for them to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally through leadership, education, networking support and national recognition.

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Meeting Information

Fourth Tuesday of Every Month
6:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Registration is $33.00 for ABWA Members and $40.00 for Guests
Eau Gallie Yacht Club
100 Datura Drive
Indian Harbour Beach, FL

Please take a look at our Membership Brochure "One Membership, a Lifetime of Value" and discover all the benefits of a membership in our organization!

Contact Information

ABWA Oceanside Charter Chapter
P.O. Box 360151
Melbourne, FL 32936
Anita Carbone
Membership Chair

Welcome to The ABWA Oceanside Charter Chapter

December 1, 2020

Char Good

Violin + Vocals

Any special event deserves the best entertainment! Based on the east coast of Florida, Char Good has been performing at weddings, private events, and with ensembles of various arrangements for fifteen years. Char performs regularly at local venues including CuZine Restaurant & Lounge, Brano’s Italian Grill, Heidi’s Jazz Club and Fresh Scratch Bistro.
"When I was handed a violin in 4th grade, it just felt right. The violin brings meaning to my life; when I play, I feel as if the instrument is an extension of my soul," - Charlotte (Char Good) Goodman
Please join us on Tuesday, December 1 for an enchanting evening with musical genius, Char Good! For more information on Char, please visit her website:  http://chargood.com/
In response to those of you who have asked what you can do this holiday season for the residents of Genesis House, we would like to suggest that anyone wishing to contribute to please bring to the Holiday Dinner a gift card (Target, Walmart, Publix) or a gas card. Thank you Oceanside members for once again reaching out to the residents of Genesis House at this special time of year!


House Salad

Grilled Skirt Steak Pin Wheels, Boursin, Stilton, Dried Cherries, Rosemary demi-glace, Au gratin potatoes, Spinach


Salmon Rockefeller, Jasmine Rice


Vegetable Primavera, Angel Hair Pasta


Meal includes rolls and butter, coffee or tea

Glass of Wine - $9.00



The Yacht Club has COVID-19 health and safety protocols in place as recommended by CDC guidelines. Measures will be taken to keep our members and guests socially distanced.

ABWA National recommends that all Members and Guests sign the ABWA COVID Waiver provided at the meeting.



Dinner Meeting Registration & Payment

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EXCEL Online Training Series 3
"Working with Large Worksheets, Charting, What-if Analysis, and Basic Pivot Chart"

Join us as we explore the power of Microsoft Excel! In each quarterly session, the Oceanside Charter Chapter will provide insightful and useful Excel topics.  We encourage even the experienced user to join us as we share "tips and tricks" to leverage the power of Excel.

All topics are taught in the order of the modules in the optional textbook, Microsoft Office 365 & Excel 2016: Comprehensive,(Shelly Cashman) ISBN:9781305870710.  Textbook can be purchased from various online retailers.

Objectives include:

  • Rotate text in a cell
  • Create a series of month names
  • Copy, paste, insert, and delete cells
  • Format numbers using format symbols
  • Enter and format the system date
  • Use absolute and mixed cell references in a formula
  • Use the IF function to perform a logical test
  • Create and format sparkline charts
  • Change sparkline chart types and styles
  • Use the Format Painter button to format cells
  • Create a clustered column chart on a separate chart sheet
  • Use chart filters to display a subset of data in a chart
  • Goal seek to answer what-if questions
  • Use the Smart Lookup Insight
  • Understand accessibility features
  • Basic Pivot chart

Maximum:  95 registrants per training session

Location:  Zoom

When:  Saturday, December 5, 2020 (Rescheduled from November 7)

1:00-3:00 PM EST

Instructors:  Cindy Schmitt and Andrea Ellis


  • Non-ABWA Member:  $40/session
  • ABWA Member:  $25/session

Payments are non-refundable.  Each 2-hour workshop session includes email and phone support for 30 days. 

Fees for the training workshop will be waived for ABWA members (limited to 2 per ABWA league) who have been financially impacted by the pandemic due to job loss or reduction of wages/business earnings, illness from the virus or out of work to provide care for a family member or friend.   To request a waiver, email abwaoceanside@gmail.com. Please include your name, league and a brief description of impact. 


Online Excel Training Registration & Payment

(All proceeds benefit the Oceanside Charter Chapter Professional Development and Education programs.)



Our Chapter is working to help women in our community. You can help too by purchasing these delicious nuts, snacks, and chocolates. Every purchase will bring us one step closer to helping women grow personally and professionally. Please help us with a purchase today!

A portion of every product sold on this fundraising website benefits ABWA Oceanside Charter Chapter

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