Donna Kastner

November 8, 2017
Donna Kastner, Retirepreneur
“Reinventing Retirement: Why It’s Happening & What It Means for You”

Donna Kastner is Founder & Chief Trailblazer at Retirepreneur, a community for seasoned professionals looking to make the leap from full-time job to thriving, part-time consulting practice. After years of helping event organizers to build strong and vibrant communities, she’s now applying these same skills to help aspiring Retirepreneurs connect with like-minded people to collaborate and design their best career chapter yet. For more info, check out

The Womens Journal

Tremendous thanks to the Lake, Geauga, Ashtabula County Women’s Journals for sponsoring our lunch for November!



Digital Media Experts: Speaking Opportunity at the 2018 Small Business Expo

Attention, Lake Communicators! Are you involved in a digital media field? If so, consider this unique opportunity. Lake Communicators has been asked to provide a 45-minute session on Digital Marketing at Lakeland’s April 20 Small Business EXPO. We are looking for THREE different members to present at this session. If you are interested, please contact Jim McClintock at We need to identify speakers quickly, so please check your calendars NOW.

Share Your Business Building Knowledge at “Build Your Own Business” Seminar

Do you have first-hand knowledge about building a business? Would you be interested in sharing your insights to help others at a business-building seminar in January?

The City of Mentor will be hosting a Build Your Own Business Seminar on January 18, 2018 at Paradigm. The half day seminar will address what budding entrepreneurs need to know about site selection, zoning requirements, finance, staffing, and of course, marketing.

City of Mentor event planners are looking for speaker-sponsors to present for 20 minutes followed by 5 minutes of Q&A.  Speakers are asked to join attendees for an “Eat with the Experts” Box Lunch session. Contact Ante Logarusic at 440-974-5794 or for details. A $250 sponsor fee is required in order to defray costs for attendees.

Save the Date for the Lake Communicator Holiday Event!

5:30 p.m. Tuesday, December 12 at the Firehouse Grille

Our annual holiday gathering will be Tuesday Dec. 12th at the Firehouse Grille. Note, this is an evening event beginning at 5:30 p.m. Event details coming soon!

Submissions for the December VOICE newsletter are due November 15.