WPC Education | March

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March 2018 Newsletter & Education

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April WPC Meeting: Embasy Suites by Hilton Columbus Airport

WEDNESDAY, April 11, 6:30p-8:30p

Members: Free

Non-members: $10 for first time attendees

Non-members: $25 for returning attendees

RSVP by April 9, HERE

This month, our meeting was held at the Marriott Courtyard West where we were treated to appetizers and beverages. Our spotlight speaker, Janel Northington with Mobile Mommies, also gave us some M&Ms (who doesn't love M&Ms?)!

Our featured speaker this month was Jeannine Vegh. She is an Independent Marriage & Family Therapist, licensed in the state of Ohio to practice psychotherapy. Jeannine spoke to us about the 7 principles for making a relationship work from the Gottman Institute. 

What can you do to make a relationship work?

1) Build love maps

  • Maintain awareness of your partner's world

2) Share fondness and admiration

  • Make deposits into the Emotional Bank Account

3) Turn towards instead of away

  • Accept bids for emotional connection

4) The positive perspective

  • A positive perspective occurs when the friendship of your marriage is strong

5) Manage conflict

  • Accept influence from your partner: be open to compromise
  • Discuss your problems: take turns listening to one another about perpetual issues
  • Practice self-soothing: keep yourself calm

6) Make life dreams come true

  • Find ways to support each other's life goals and dreams

7) Create shared meaning

  • Build a shared sense of purpose.  What is your mission and legacy? 

For more information, visit Gottman.com where you can explore videos, books or find out about couple's workshops around the country. There is also a Gottman Referral Network on the website to find local therapists, as well as a free app called Gottman Card Deck. All the couples cards that were displayed on the table are on this app.

  Welcome New & Renewing Members

New Members

Allison Saulino with Columbus Bride & Groom

Sara Bentley with LA Catering

Renewing Members

Leah Diehm with Bosc & Brie

Lauren Lawson with COSI

Kristin Baisden with Aladdin Shrine Center


Wedding News, Job Openings, and Events!

The Columbus Photo Booth Company is looking for 5-10 photo booth attendants.

Columbus Bride & Groom is looking for a part time entry level office assistant.

Jorgensen Farms is looking for a Wedding & Events Coordinators 

The Westin is looking for a Catering Sales Manager.

I Shine Music Productions is looking for an Account Executive.

If you'd like to be featured on Engaged Columbus, contact Tammy Hudson at tammy@columbusbg.com


If you've got upcoming events that would benefit WPC members, let us know!

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If your answer is YES, email our WPC webmaster, Amber Waters for more info!

**Continue to check the WPC website & Facebook page for more news, events, & updates!**



WPC members can list your own wedding related events on our Facebook page!!  Click on the tab that says WPC & Social Events and add them to the calendar. 


Jeannine Vegh for the great relationship tips 

Abby Gillespie and the Marriott Courtyard West team for hosting us and the food and beverage

Jonathan Faulks with Faulks Event Studio for the beautiful centerpieces

Randy Laipply with Connie Duglin Specialty Linens for providing the beautiful linens