Press Release: Passion Opens Up Opportunity

Hi Everybody,

Passion Opens Up Opportunity will be my talk at the Women Ties Luncheon for Women Entreprenuers on October 28th in Syracuse. I hope to see you xoxo

For Immediate Release: For More Information:
October 12, 2010 Tracy Higginbotham: 315-471-1987


SYRACUSE, NEW YORK: Women TIES (Women Together Inspiring Entrepreneurial
Success), a Central New York business dedicated to helping women entrepreneurs
expand their local, state and regional marketplace, will host a special strategic
networking and educational luncheon for women entrepreneurs.

On October 28, 2010 from Noon to 2 p.m. at the Limestone Grill at the Craftsman Inn, Mission B Room, Genesee Street, Fayetteville, the Women TIES Greater Syracuse

Luncheon: “Passion Opens Up Opportunities” will feature Maria Filice, publisher of
Telos Press, as well as publisher, author and food stylist for Food and Fate Publishing, a company she took over after her husband’s passing. Filice’s entrepreneurial story began as a heart-driven mission and her success since then driven by intellect,assertiveness and hard work. Recently her book Breaking Bread in L’Auqila received national attention when three of its recipes were featured on the website for the FocusFeature film, The American, which was set in Abruzzo starring George Clooney.
Filice will inspire women with her story and share the importance of how
building a brand, gaining diverse media attention, and utilizing social media has
catapulted her into the limelight helping to grow her company.


Filice will be signing and selling her book at the beginning and end of the
program. The net proceeds of this book will be donated to the restoration efforts of the earthquake of L’Aquila, where many of the recipes originate. The event will also have promotional materials tables so women entrepreneurs can showcase featured holiday sales items or services to increase revenue during the holidays.

The cost of the event is $29 and includes lunch, program, promotion and strategic networking to help women forge stronger economic ties with other women.

For more information or to make reservations, visit or call 315-

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