February 13, 2023
Joyce Donaldson, IOM, President and CEO
Orion Area Chamber of Commerce
Phone: 248.693.6300 I Cell: 760.808.0823
Email: [email protected]


Media Release

Orion Area Chamber of Commerce Women in Business Conference
in Celebration of International Women’s Day March 8th

The Orion Area Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to announce the 4th Annual Women in
Business Conference in celebration of International Women’s Day March 8th. The luncheon will
take place at Paint Creek Country Club in Lake Orion from 11:30 AM – 2 PM.

The afternoon will feature three inspirational keynote speakers, a delicious lunch, networking,
and friendly camaraderie while celebrating International Women’s Day together. Featured
speakers include: Mary Kramer, Director, Detroit Homecoming and Founding Director, Crain
Currency, The Honorable Julie A. Nicholson, 52nd District Court Judge, and Marie Osborne,
Anchor-Reporter, WJR. International Women’s Day is powered by the collective efforts of all.
“The Orion Area Chamber is honored to take part in this worldwide effort to applaud the
women forging change and to increase the visibility of our local women leaders’ achievements.”
states Joyce Donaldson, President and CEO of the Orion Area Chamber of Commerce. “Since
the first global gathering in 1911, women have gathered to celebrate the social, economic,
cultural, and political achievements of women.”

Many thanks to our sponsors: Title Sponsor – Michigan United Credit Union. Partner Sponsors –
Genisys Credit Union, Heartfelt Impressions, Rainforest Cafe, Redwood Lake Orion, Steve
Wandrie Caliber Home Loans, and Zale Group. Champion Sponsors – Ascension Providence
Hospital Rochester, Counelis Agency-Farm Bureau Insurance, Haney Farm Bureau, and Sprout

Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Please contact Joyce Donaldson at
[email protected].

Registration is required. Purchase tickets at or call 248.693.6300. Space
is limited. Gentlemen are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Ticket Cost: Members $60 I Non-Members $75
Ticket cost includes a scrumptious lunch, door prizes, and SWAG Bag
Paint Creek Country Club is located at 2323 Stanton Road, Lake Orion, MI 48362

About the Orion Area Chamber of Commerce
The Orion Area Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to creating a healthy local economy and
building a strong environment for economic growth and stability. In ongoing efforts to achieve
this lofty goal, we represent business to government, coordinate educational forums, host
networking events, advocate for business-friendly legislation, and promote community.
The Chamber is a 501 (c) (6) non-profit organization, funded through chamber membership
investments, sponsors, and fundraisers. We are a passionate team of 11 volunteer Board of
Directors, 2 paid staffers, and 300+ enthusiastic members that generously share their time,
talents, and treasures. Together we are dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in the Orion
area and are proud to offer an energetic and sunny environment in which businesses can joyfully