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Women’s Enrichment Network

Women’s Enrichment Network

Mission: The Women’s Enrichment Network connects, empowers and inspires female leaders to serve one another and our community by providing personal and professional growth resources.

Meetings are always the second Wednesday of the month from 12-1 pm, locations vary but typically we meet at the Freeport Public Library public meeting rooms and via Zoom.  Meeting formats will vary month-to-month based on topic and availability of a speaker.  Every meeting will have a short time for informal networking.  Lunch is brown bag.  Membership is $25/year.  Women are welcome to attend their first meeting for free with a commitment to join.

For more information, contact Andrea Winter at or 815-233-1354.

To complete a membership application, click here.  

2024 Meeting Schedule:

  • January 10th, AI & Chat CPT
  • February 14th, DEIB
  • March 13th, Women’s Rights
  • April 10th, Plan, Protect, and then Prolong!  Tips for women on how to plan for the unplanned.   
  • May 8th, Calming the Calendar Chaos: 5 Ways to reclaim your schedule
  • June 12th, TBD
  • July  10th , TBD
  • August 14th, TBD
  • September 11th, TBD
  • October 9th , TBD
  • November 13th, TBD
  • December 11th, Holiday Social


WEN Steering Team:


Rebecca Anderson

Business Training Coordinator

Highland Community College


Amy Baker

President and CEO

Citizen State Bank


Sarah Flashing

Community Relations Director

Freeport Community Foundation


Nicole Haas

Marketing & Brand Director

Greater Freeport Partnership


Ashley Huffines

Executive Director

Freeport Public Library


Dianne Ludwig

Adult Services Director

Freeport Public Library


Andrea Schultz Winter

Development Director

Greater Freeport Partnership


Paulette Williams-Thomas

Communication Specialist

Freeport Public School District #145

Key Industries

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Construction, Plumbing, Heating, & Service

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Private Label Food Manufacturing

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