Before Launching Your Own Home-Based, Woman-Owned Business, Follow These Essential Steps

by guest blogger, Amy Collett (Photo via Pexels) Making the decision to start your own home-based business is an exciting one. Whether your business will function as a side hustle or as your primary career, owning a small business gives you the opportunity to routinely do what you love. For many professional women, there isContinue reading “Before Launching Your Own Home-Based, Woman-Owned Business, Follow These Essential Steps”

Tips for Arriving to School Safely (reprint)

This is a reprint (with permission) from our member, Louise Sattler. Please read the entire article here   I take matters of safety seriously.  Especially when it comes to the safety of our children in schools.  Thus, I have compiled some resources and tips for you to pass on to your children – including thoseContinue reading “Tips for Arriving to School Safely (reprint)”

Upcoming events with our BCBC members- FALL 2018

Friday-9/7 Saturday-9/8 & Sunday-9/9 BCBC & Guests Fri-5pm-9pm Sat-11am-11pm Sun-12pm-8pm 36th ANNUAL LOMITA FAIR – St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church—25511 Eshelman Avenue, Lomita, CA 90717.  Fun and Safe evening for the whole family. Linda Benecke/Damsel and Lori McConnaha/Mary Kay are sharing a table/tent area. Tuesdays Sept 11th – Oct 30th  BCBC & Guests 9-10am & 6-7pmContinue reading “Upcoming events with our BCBC members- FALL 2018”

Joy Daunis Selected as Student Photographer of the Month!

Joy Daunis believes you always need to hone your craft! That is why she continues to take classes at  This month she was selected by Paul’s Photography Studio as STUDENT OF THE MONTH.  Here is an example of her photography skills extraordinaire!    

Long Journey in to the “Stroke World” Sans Enough Insurance

by Lynn Cardarelli It seemed that it was a typical day. But, it wasn’t. March 8, 2016 at 10 in the morning would start off being the worst of worst days. My name is Lynn Cardarelli and among other hats I wear, I am an insurance agent. When you work in this profession you knowContinue reading “Long Journey in to the “Stroke World” Sans Enough Insurance”

15th anniversary party celebration

15 years ago Maria West and Anita Garcia (along with a few others no longer with BCBC) had a golden idea to start an ALL WOMEN’S networking group. The group switched venues (more times than they would like to count) and the women who attended have changed. Although their remains many “mainstays” with Linda Hirsch,Continue reading “15th anniversary party celebration”

Fabulous Resources for Network Groups

Looking to be part of a woman’s business leads – generation network group?! We hope that if you are and live in the Beach Cities area of Los Angeles you will consider BCBC. But, regardless we would love to share with you a few of our favorite resources.

MEETUP – is a great resource for those looking to associate with people with like interests or to venture in to learning something new!

MASHABLE: When it comes to learning about social media and marketing news of the day many industry specialists look towards Peter Cashmore and Mashable. Not only do they report on the newest in technology but also share worldwide information about the “goings on” in the business world.