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Upcoming Events

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Wine &


The BPW Event Wine & Brew unfolds as an enchanting evening, inviting participants to savor the rich flavors of Nebraska-crafted wines and brews, thoughtfully paired with delectable hors d'oeuvres. This gathering transcends the ordinary, as local businesses unite to contribute vibrant and enticing baskets for one of North Platte's most significant silent auctions. The atmosphere is charged with excitement as attendees bid on these captivating offerings, ensuring that the event is not only a celebration of local craftsmanship but also a testament to community collaboration. Beyond the enjoyment of the evening, the true essence lies in its philanthropic purpose, as the proceeds from this lively affair directly benefit the BPW scholarship at MidPlains Community College. Moreover, the event now extends its support to the Women Support Women Fund and the Pro-Connect Class Series, amplifying the impact on education, empowerment, and professional development in the community. Wine & Brew emerges as an embodiment of joy, generosity, and the spirit of giving back, creating an unforgettable experience with lasting positive effects.

February 9th, 2023
6:30 pm at Venue 304

Pro-Connect Class Series

BPW's Pro-Connect Class Series is a dynamic platform designed to empower and educate, offering members and participants valuable insights and skills for personal and professional development. This series of workshops brings together accomplished women from diverse fields, providing a unique opportunity for networking and knowledge-sharing. Attendees gain access to expert-led sessions covering a range of topics, fostering growth and fostering a supportive community. With a commitment to continuous learning, the Pro-Connect Class Series serves as a catalyst for career advancement and skill enhancement, embodying the Business Professional Women's dedication to the success and empowerment of women in the professional landscape.

Financial Edge: Financial Strategies for Business Owners

Gain the Financial Edge: Join us for an exclusive workshop tailored for business owners! Led by industry experts DaNeal Hughes of Hughes Family Financial and Kristen Judd of Five Rings Financial, this session will equip you with invaluable strategies to secure your financial future.

Topics Covered:

  1. Tax Benefits: Explore smart financial planning strategies that offer tax perks, maximizing your savings and minimizing liabilities.

  2. Retirement Planning: Learn how to create a reliable income stream for the future, ensuring financial stability even after you retire.

  3. Legacy Creation: Discover methods to preserve and grow your wealth, ensuring that your hard work benefits generations to come.

  4. Debt Protection: Safeguard your family and business against unforeseen circumstances, minimizing the impact of debt.

Meet the Experts


DaNeal Hughes

DaNeal Hughes is an educational financial professional dedicated to empowering individuals to make informed decisions about their finances. DaNeal specializes in educating clients to be able to optimize their financial portfolios to achieve their long-term goals. Through educational workshops, personalized consultations, and insightful content, DaNeal equips others with the knowledge and tools to make their money work for them and add security for the future.

Kristen Judd

Kristen holds a degree in Accounting and Finance from Fort Lewis College. After a stint in corporate America and ownership of a couple of small businesses, she has returned to the realm of financial services. Kristen's diverse experiences enable her to empathize with a wide range of situations, having personally navigated through them herself.


A driving force in her decision to rejoin the financial services sector was the pursuit of a company that prioritizes financial education for individuals, families, and business owners. Her commitment to her work emanates from a profound passion, as she relishes the opportunity to liberate people from financial struggles and guide them toward a sustainable and empowering financial roadmap.

May 2nd, 2024 | 7 pm | Prairie Arts Center 
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