Our Vision Statement

ABWA Oceanside Charter Chapter is dedicated to recognizing, supporting and empowering motivated, local business women to build strong personal and professional relationships in a high energy, inclusive environment.

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Kimberly Santiago - Paul Davis Restoration

FirstWave Financial

Meeting Sponsorship

For $75 you will receive: dinner, an opportunity to speak to attendees for five minutes from the podium, have your business listed on our website and in our email announcements for the month of sponsorship, and receive recognition in our quarterly newsletter!  Higher sponsorship levels and benefits are also available.  Please contact our Treasurer at abwaoceanside@gmail.com to reserve your meeting sponsorship date.

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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Thank You to our Sponsors & Donors

  • Anita Carbone
    Carbone Financial Services
  • Carol Atkinson
    Cabrit Psychotheraphy Services
  • Cindy Schmitt
  • Kim Santiago
    Paul Davis Restoration
  • Laura Chiesman
    First Wave Financial
  • Martha Young
  • Sandy Michelson
  • Sunny Kincaid

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!


Sierra Majors

Staci Sullivan, Staci Sullivan Jewelry & Design Center

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 7, 2021

Violin & Vocals by Char Good

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 CuiZine 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 7 for an enchanting evening with musical genius, Char Good!


Mixed greens salad with EGYC house vinaigrette

Sliced root-beer glazed ham, au gratin potatoes, Chef’s vegetable


Pan seared salmon, cranberry chutney, Au gratin potatoes Chef’s vegetable


Grilled vegetable-cous cous stuffed acorn squash, arugula and tomato with citrus vinaigrette (Vegetarian)


Meal includes rolls and butter, coffee or tea

Glass of Wine - $9.00





Dinner Meeting Registration & Payment

For more information, please email:


 Online Advanced Excel Training

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.

Location:  Zoom

1:00 - 3:00PM

Saturday, January 29, 2022:  Working with Trendlines, Pivot Tables, Pivot Charts and Slicers
Saturday, May 21, 2022:  Data Analysis with Power Tools and Creating Macros  

Instructor:  Cindy Schmitt


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

Payments are non-refundable.

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!

Terri Lynn Fundraising

Here we are through our first quarter of our fiscal year. How time flies! The holidays will be quickly upon us. Our Chapter continues to grow with nine new members joining Oceanside for a total roster of 67. I want to thank Adrienne Roth from the Brevard Business News for creating such a remarkable article about our Chapter and its success in achieving Best Practices Level I and the continued growth of our league. Thank you to our Executive Board, Committees and all Oceanside members for making our successes happen! Our successful Ladies’ Night Out events brought co-hosts, Jeanne Whitman and...Read more

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