Upcoming Speakers

November 2017

Melissa Rocchio
New WNOCC Growth & Development Chair
Introducing Connecting Women with Community Group Members with WNOCC

Event Time: 11:30am – 1pm
Event Date: November 14, 2017
Event Place: Études de Ballet & Co
3285 Pine Ridge Rd, Naples, FL 34109

November Speakers Gina Sisbarro and Melissa Rocchio will discuss the benefits of the Growth and Development position as well as introducing members of both groups, some of the most inspiring women of Collier County:

Women’s Network of Collier County and Connecting Women with Community

For years Melissa Rocchio worked in Corporate America which provided her a broad range of immeasurable experiences with amazing mentors and teams.  A few areas she worked in: Human Resource, Talent Management, Organization Development, and Training & Development on a local and global level.   Being recognized for leading and executing programs with excellence across a global community.

When Melissa resigned from Corporate America in 2014 she moved to Naples, FL with her family enjoying volunteering at the school her children attend, lead the school organic garden, actively on the PTO Board, and has a home based business in network marketing.

In 2015, Melissa was the director of a professional women’s networking group (WOAMTEC) and held a role of National Training Director for 74 chapters.  In 2017, Melissa founded Connecting Women With Community (CWC) another professional women’s group.

September 29, 2017 Melissa was invited to join the WNOCC BOD as the Chair, Growth and Development.  Melissa will introduce CWC with WNOCC and together we will Build a Stronger Community for The Future.

“My purpose is to build a community of learning, connecting people to build upon each other’s talents, and to serve others in a way of being part of a positive ripple in their lives.” ~Melissa Rocchio



Member Luncheon

Non-Member Luncheon


Sunset & Sangria Cruise

Business Spotlight of the Month

Sunset & Sangria Cruise Has Been Rescheduled! Join us!!

Sunset Sangria & Cruise Registration

Be a Cruise Sponsor! For $100, your business can sponsor our cruise expenses and allow for more funds to be sent to our scholarship fund for single mothers! Please join us!

Sponsors please click here:

Dear Members,

First and foremeost, thank you so much in your patience regarding the rescheduling of the sunset cruise.  We are happy to announce all systems go for November 6th.  The one big difference (due to daylight savings hours) we will board at 4:00 pm.  The boat will leave promptly at 4:30 pm.  For those who have purchased tickets, please notify Karen Parry at Kparry_benchmark@comcast.net  If you can not make the new date, please pass along your ticket to a friend or associate.

We have a new boat!! That means we have triple the space and triple the fun.  Invite, invite, invite we have an additional hundred tickets to sell.  Don’t forget the event is open to all; nonmembers, members of other networking groups, spouses,  business assoicates…anyone who supports single moms that wish to attend college or trade schools to better their futures for their children.

Lastly, we are looking for companies to assist us with the event by becoming a $100.00 Sponsor for the event.  If you wish to “jump on board” please make out a check to WNOCC and mail to 1086 9th Ave North Naples, FL 34102.  Sponsors will be recognized on our website and signage at the event.

Carla Phillips 

About Us

The Women’s Network of Collier County (WNOCC) is a non-profit organization created for working business women to create a network in the Collier County area where women can be empowered via networking, education, seminars, and raising scholarship funds for single working moms in a positive atmosphere. We meet on the second Tuesday of each month from 11:30am-1pm, in which we have lunch, network and provide speakers to enhance and educate based on diverse hot topics in business.

Board Elections – If you wish run for any positions on the board, please notify your intent to run to President@wnocc.org.  The positions are President, Vice President, Secretary,  and Treasurer.  All job descriptions are posted on the website. Inductions occur every January with the new board taking over in February annually.

Raffle Drawings: We encourage all members to bring raffle drawings from their companies for the end of the meeting.  Values for drawings may be from $10.00 and up.

Table tops – Don’t forget members may display a table top for only $20.00.  Members may arrive  1/2 hour for set up inside the room.  Contact  President@wnocc.org to book your meeting date.

A special thank you to Indira Maharaj and Iberia Bank for donating meeting space for our monthly board of director’s meetings!