Defense, budget and sequestration – Following the deal in Washington, what does it mean to our local community?
Tampa Women In Defense chapter hosts Congresswoman Kathy Castor
TAMPA, FL October 29, 2013—The Greater Tampa Bay Chapter of Women In Defense (WID GTB) will host Congresswoman Kathy Castor, for their November luncheon at 11:30 am on Thursday, November 7, 2013. Cooper’s Hawk on Boy Scout Boulevard in Tampa is the location. Ms. Castor will discuss the impact on the local community, including defense budget initiatives, following the most recent government shutdown, during her presentation.
As the voice for the Florida’s 14th Congressional district, which includes Tampa, St. Petersburg and parts of Hillsborough and Pinellas counties, Ms. Castor is in her fourth term of office. Castor is the first woman to represent Hillsborough and Pinellas counties in the U.S. Congress. In the 113th Congress, Castor serves on the Budget Committee and the House Energy & Commerce Committee. She is a member of the Subcommittees on Energy and Power, Health, and Oversight & Investigations.
“As an organization supporting professionals working in the government contracting industry, our chapter and the community will benefit from the first-hand information presented by the Congresswoman.” notes Trudy Daniels, president of the WID GTB. “We invite business people across Tampa Bay to take the opportunity to hear this special guest’s program.”
November’s Get Informed event is sponsored by Wittenberg-Weiner Consulting and is supported by Motion DSP.
The event is open to the local business community and reservations can be made by visiting
Deadline is noon on November 5th and seating is limited. For more information about the WID GTB Get Informed event, please contact Karen Krymski at 813-222-3023.
The Greater Tampa Bay Chapter of Women In Defense (WID GTB), chartered in April 2013, is one of the newest WID chapters, but has already attracted more than 160 members, both men and women, in the Tampa Bay area. WID was established to provide women a formal environment for professional growth through networking, education, and career development.
About Women in Defense: Women In Defense is an affiliate of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), which represents all facets of the defense and technology industrial base and serves all military services. This affiliation gives WID members a source for defense industry information, increased networking opportunities and professional contacts, and an expanded scope of informative programs.