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SpouseBUZZ LIVE: Ft. Bragg/Pope - Here We Come!

The SpouseBUZZ team is super excited about taking our next LIVE event to Fayetteville, North Carolina, home to Ft. Bragg and Pope Air Force Base. If you've never attended one of these events, you are in for a real treat. Soon, you'll be hearing just how fun and important our LIVE events are. Not from us, but from military spouses who have been there and gone through the experience. For now, you can read the account of one milspouse/journalist who attended SpouseBUZZ LIVE San Diego.

When I registered to attend the Spouse Buzz Live San Diego conference for military spouses, I was expecting to maybe meet some nice people and get some decently helpful information. After all, this was just a free conference. My expectations were extremely low compared to what I actually experienced.

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I walked out a bit shelled shocked from having had such a great time and being treated like a VIP for the day. And to think I actually considered not going!

Read the rest.

As was said recently, "this ain't your grandmother's event." SpouseBUZZ LIVE is truly an "electrifying" experience. As one past attendee told me, "opportunities like this don't come along very often, you have to grab them when they do."

Fayetteville is a great location. It's a decent drive from places like Charleston, Camp Lejeune, Ft. Jackson, the Virginia/Washington, DC/Maryland area and Ft. Stewart. This is an event which is ideal for a "girls weekend." Some of you have already said you're planning to caravan to SpouseBUZZ LIVE, and we're going to reward a few of you for doing just that. Everyone in the caravan that brings the most spouses to SpouseBUZZ LIVE (outside of a 60 mile radius from Fayetteville) will receive special prizes, on top of the free goodies that each attendee will automatically receive, so start coordinating your girls road trip now.

Details: SpouseBUZZ LIVE Ft. Bragg/Pope will take place on December 1, 2007 from 9:00 - 3:00 at the Holiday Inn Bordeaux. If you're coming from out of town, the Holiday Inn will offer you a special, military rate (space available). You will need to call Jessica Taylor at 910.323.0111 x7105, tell her you will be attending the SpouseBUZZ LIVE event and she will take care of your reservation.

Agenda:

Time

Agenda Item

9:00 - 9:30

Registration/Receive Goodie Bags/Vendor Stroll

9:30 - 9:45

Opening Remarks by Special VIP Guest

9:45 - 11:15

Panel #1: A Humorous Look at The MilSpouse Experience.  Moderated by Melinda (Guard Wife)

  • Ruthie (Air Force Wife)
  • Sarah
  • The Famous Toad (MaintToad1)
  • Carrie (Semper Fi Wife)
  • Homefront Six

11:15 - 11:30

Break

11:30 - 12:00

Express Yourself: Making Virtual Connections

12:00 - 1:00

Food, Fun and Fellowship

1:00 - 2:30

Panel #2: No, You're Not a Weirdo: Finding Your Inner "Wonder Woman."   Moderated by Andi

  • Rachelle (AWTM)
  • Cris (Love My Tanker)
  • Carren (Joan D' Arc)
  • Ginger (GBear)

2:30 - 2:45

Raffle Prizes Awarded by Vince Patton of Military.com

2:45 - 3:00

Closing Remarks by Andi

Our website for SpouseBUZZ LIVE Ft. Bragg/Pope will be up and running very soon. No need to wait for the website to register. We're opening registration today, Click here to register. We're offering an early-bird registration fee of $10 through the end of October. The fee will be $20 for registrations made in November. The fee is non-refundable, but is transferable. Thanks to the generosity of Military.com, registration is now free. Seating is limited to 300 spouses. Registrations are first come/first served, so reserve your spot today.

We have some wonderful surprises in store for you at SpouseBUZZ LIVE Ft. Bragg/Pope. Each of our LIVE events have been amazing, and this one will be no exception.

Please plan to attend. The SpouseBUZZ team wants to meet you. Tell your friends about SpouseBUZZ LIVE Ft. Bragg/Pope. Make it a girls weekend, or a girls day out. Are you a male spouse? We would love to have you. As much as Toad enjoys hanging out with all the ladies, I'm sure he would be thrilled to see a few male spouses in the audience, and so would we. Come relax, laugh, cry and bond with hundreds of other military spouses. Listen to great conversations, meet interesting people, make new friends, load yourself down with free stuff and walk away stimulated and energized. Hey, we need each other - especially now. 

We want to extend a very special thank you to Military.com, the premiere sponsor for this event. Military.com has been incredibly supportive of all things SpouseBUZZ, and we are grateful for their deep commitment to the military spouse community.

More announcements and information about SpouseBUZZ LIVE Ft. Bragg/Pope will be coming in the next few days. Stay tuned...

UPDATE: Click here to view photos of our last LIVE event.

Click here to listen to our radio broadcast featuring past SpousBUZZ LIVE attendees. This broadcast will tell you all you need to know about SpouseBUZZ LIVE Ft. Bragg/Pope AFB.

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