Upcoming events

    • 2020-10-26
    • 6:15 PM - 8:30 PM (PDT)
    • Virtual Meeting
    Register

    October Chapter Meeting

    Monday, October 26, 2020
    6:15 - 8:30 PM PST

    3rd Annual Business Partner Showcase

    Free for Members and Open to the Public!

    Presented By
    NAPO-LA Business Partners

    Develop relationships to grow your business!

    Join us for a curated virtual event to help you expand your network, better service your clients, and discover exclusive discounts and referral programs only available to NAPO members.

    Meet and connect with representatives from top companies in organizing & productivity- related fields including custom closet design; estate sales; moving & storage; junk removal; appraisal & resale of clothing, jewelry, and collectibles; luxury closet accessories; wardrobe preservation; protective liners; cleanup services; home organizing products; and document scanning.

    *Giveaways and Raffle Prizes, including a $100 Amazon Gift Card

    *Discover Exclusive Discounts and Referral Programs for NAPO members

    *Curated Networking Opportunities in smaller break-out room formats

    *Learn how our NAPO-LA Business Partners work with Professional

    Organizers & Productivity Consultants and how they can support you.

    *Open to the Public

    CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER

    • Free for chapter members; visitors are invited for $20.

    • Please register here. The Zoom link will be sent via email 24 hours prior and an hour before the meeting.

    • Level 2 and BPs may access the recording on the Member's Only section of the website for the following 30 days.

    Stay Safe and Stay Well!

    • 2020-10-28
    • 6:00 PM (PDT)
    • Virtual Meeting


    NAPO-LA Committee on Diversity

    Wednesday, October 28th at 6:00 pm

    The tragic death of George Floyd and the events that followed have led many organizations to have important and long-overdue conversations.

    NAPO-LA is proud of the diversity and inclusiveness of our community, and we are committed to doing better.  

    What steps can we take as a chapter to make everyone feel welcome, heard and represented? 

    Please join Regina Lark and Tanisha Porter as they launch the Committee on Diversity.

    • 2020-10-29
    • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM (PDT)
    • Virtual Meeting
    Register

              

    Professional Organizers Learning Academy (POLA)

    Presents:

    The ABC's of Document Retention:
    The WHY Behind What-to-Keep or Not-to-Keep

    Presented By:

    Marcy Melton, CPO®

    Thursday, October 29, 2020
    3pm - 5pm PST

    This class is CEU Qualifying

    Code Words are required to obtain your CEU certificate.
    Certificates will be sent out within the month.


    This will be a virtual class presented on Zoom.
    The Zoom link will be sent to registrants the day-of before the class.

    When it comes to clients’ documents, if you ever wanted the definitive answer to the question - To Keep or Not to Keep? - this is the class for you!  In this class, Marcy goes through documents from A thru Z - and offers an Essential Guideline that gives the reason behind the WHY in the decision-making. You will learn how to apply the rules and reasoning Marcy has honed from her 24 years experiences as a Financial Organizer, specializing in bookkeeping, tax preparation and filing systems. Of course, this class is not meant to replace your clients’ CPA advice, but with Marcy’s essential guidelines, you will have the confidence, as a PO, to assess all kinds of documents that you come across when working with your clients.

    In this class you will learn:

    • The Essential Guidelines on Document Retention
    • The reasons behind the WHY to keep something or not
    • Understanding all your client's documents from A thru Z
    • Taxes and Document Retention

    Join Marcy in this 2-hour workshop to learn how to better access your clients' documents from a Financial Organizer's perspective

    Presenter:

    Marcy Melton, CPO®

    Marcy Melton, CPO®is enjoying her 24th year as a Professional Organizer and was among the 2007 inaugural group of Certified Professional Organizers.   Her business, Bullseye Organizing Solutions, is based on the Westside of Los Angeles and specializes in Financial Organizing -- bookkeeping and tax preparation, filing systems, paper management, archiving, health insurance filing and medical payments, as well as time management.  The majority of her regular clients have been with her for two decades. 

    Originally from Albany, New York, Marcy had a career in Television Advertising Sales and Sales Management that spanned almost twenty years.  In addition to developing her people skills, she developed a reputation among her colleagues for developing filing systems that enabled her to access anything in seconds. She traces her organizing skills back to her being part Virgo and to having a grandfather who was the “original anal-retentive”.   “A place for everything and everything in its place” was the way he lived.

    Marcy has been a member of NAPO since 1996 and enjoys improving her Professional Organizing knowledge and skills through local NAPO-LA meetings and has been to all but one of the NAPO National Conferences since 1998. An active member, Marcy was Hospitality Director for 1996-97 for NAPO-LA and joined the NAPO Board as Treasurer from 1997-1999.  She is a Golden Circle member and participates in her local chapter’s POLA Book Club.

    Marcy is married to Frank, a Labor and Employment attorney, and is the mother to first year Cornell architecture student, Gabriella, and stepmother to Frank’s daughters, in their thirties. Outside of NAPO and her business, she is the Co-President of Sinai Temple’s Sisterhood, and a holds a Board position in the Pacific Southwest Region of the Women’s League of Conservative Judaism.

      $35 - NAPO-LA Chapter Members

    $45 - Guests

    No refunds for POLA sessions
    The recording of this class will be made available to all registrants for 30 days.

    For more information contact pola@napo-la.org

    NAPO Los Angeles is a legal entity separate and distinct from NAPO, Inc. (the National Association of Productivity & Organizing professionals) and is not entitled to act on behalf of or to bind NAPO, contractually or otherwise. 

    • 2020-11-02
    • 6:00 PM (PST)
    • Virtual Meeting

    Prospective Organizer Q&A
    with Shara & Stacy

    Monday, November 2, 2020
    6:00 PM PST 

    An informal Q&A with our President and Vice President where you can ask any questions you may have about diving into this incredible growth industry!

           

    For More Information contact
    VP@napo-la.org

    • 2020-11-10
    • 7:00 PM (PST)
    • RSVP For Information

    South Bay Neighborhood Group Meeting

    When:
    Tuesday, November 10, 2020

    at 7:00 - 8:00 pm

    Where:

    Zoom - Virtual Meeting

    Topic

    How can we work with our clients to help them as they educate their kids and work from home? 
    What are some tips you have or have already implemented?


    For more information or to RSVP, contact Andrea Krohn

    • 2020-11-11
    • 7:00 PM (PST)
    • Virtual Meeting

    Westside Neighborhood Group Meeting

    When:

    Wednesday, November 11th

    7pm

    Where:

    Virtual Meeting


    For additional information and to RSVP, please contact Esther Simon 



    • 2020-11-16
    • 6:15 PM - 8:30 PM (PST)
    • Virtual Meeting

    November Chapter Meeting

    Monday, November 16, 2020
    6:15 PM - 8:30 PM 


    More Information To Come!

    • Free for chapter members; visitors are invited for $20.

    • Please register here. The Zoom link will be sent via email 24 hours prior and an hour before the meeting.

    • Level 2 and BPs may access the recording on the Member's Only section of the website for the following 30 days.

    The Opportunity Drawing continues with...

    • 2020-11-18
    • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (PST)
    • Virtual Meeting

             

    Professional Organizers Learning Academy (POLA)

    Presents:

    POLA Book Club


    Managing Client Expectations:
    A Guide for Organizing Professionals

    By:

    NAPO-LA Member, Standolyn Robertson!

    In her new book, Standolyn Robertson, CPO, a NAPO-LA chapter member and former NAPO president, shares her lessons learned as well as the structures and strategies she developed over the last 20+ years to manage client expectations and grow her business. Discover the tools, talking points, and techniques you need to manage your clients' expectations with confidence. If you've ever found yourself at the end of an appointment wondering what went wrong, this book is for you.

    Come Prepared to Discuss

    ·      Your favorite section or quote from the book

    ·      How this impacted you

    ·      How you might introduce these concepts to your clients

    CEU Reminder

    These meetings are CEU eligible!(check the BCPO guidelines:https://www.napo.net/page/Certification )

    If you are NOT a CPO® but might become one, then it's helpful to collect your documentation (CEUs) for potential substitute hours just in case you do need them, (you are allowed up to 250 substitute hours).

    If you are a CPO®, this is a great free opportunity for you to help collect the 45 CEU’s you are required to collect within a 3 year period. This counts for 1 CEU.


    The POLA Bookclub is a benefit of NAPO-LA membership.
    Open to CHAPTER MEMBERS Only
    .

    To Sign-up for POLA Bookclub contact:
     
    pola@napo-la.org


    • 2020-11-19
    • 6:30 PM (PST)
    • Virtual Meeting

    Pasadena/Glendale/Burbank Neighborhood Group Meeting

    When

    Thursday, November 19, 2020

    at 6:30 pm

    Where

    Virtual Meeting

    Topic

    End of Year Business Update

    -How did you adjust or pivot your business as a result of the COVID crisis?

    -What new policies and procedures did you implement?

    -What worked and what didn't?

    -What was the response from clients?

    -What did you learn from the changes you made? 



    Contact Cari Dawson for more information or RSVP - glendale@napo-la.org  


    • 2020-11-23
    • 6:00 PM (PST)
    • Virtual Meeting


    NAPO-LA Committee on Diversity

    Wednesday, November 23rd at 6:00 pm

    The tragic death of George Floyd and the events that followed have led many organizations to have important and long-overdue conversations.

    NAPO-LA is proud of the diversity and inclusiveness of our community, and we are committed to doing better.  

    What steps can we take as a chapter to make everyone feel welcome, heard and represented? 

    Please join Regina Lark and Tanisha Porter as they launch the Committee on Diversity.

    • 2020-12-06
    • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM (PST)
    • Virtual Meeting

    West Valley Neighborhood Group Meeting


    When:


    Sunday, December 6, 2020
    11am - 1pm PST


    Topic:


    TBD


    Where:

    RSVP for additional information.


    RSVP to Stacy Thomes



    • 2020-12-28
    • 6:00 PM (PST)
    • Virtual Meeting


    NAPO-LA Committee on Diversity

    Wednesday, December 28th at 6:00 pm

    The tragic death of George Floyd and the events that followed have led many organizations to have important and long-overdue conversations.

    NAPO-LA is proud of the diversity and inclusiveness of our community, and we are committed to doing better.  

    What steps can we take as a chapter to make everyone feel welcome, heard and represented? 

    Please join Regina Lark and Tanisha Porter as they launch the Committee on Diversity.

    • 2021-01-25
    • 6:15 PM - 8:30 PM (PST)
    • Virtual Meeting

    January Chapter Meeting

    Monday, January 25, 2021
    6:15 PM - 8:30 PM 


    More Information To Come!

    Registration: 6 pm; meeting 6:15–8:30 pm  

    Level 1 $15 • Visitors $20 • Valet Parking $12

    The Opportunity Drawing continues with...

Past events

2020-10-21 POLA/Diversity Book Club (Members Only)
2020-10-10 West Valley Neighborhood Group (Members Only)
2020-09-28 Southbay Neighborhood Group Virtual Meeting (Members Only)
2020-09-21 September 2020 Chapter Meeting Event
2020-09-17 Hollywood Neighborhood Group Virtual Meeting (Members Only)
2020-09-08 Southbay Neighborhood Group Virtual Meeting (Members Only)
2020-09-06 NAPO-LA Virtual Get-Together
2020-08-26 NAPO-LA Committee on Diversity (Members Only)
2020-08-24 August 2020 Chapter Meeting Event
2020-08-20 POLA - What Every Organizer Needs to Know About Mindfulness: Toolbox Strategies to Help Clients Make a Change
2020-07-29 NAPO-LA Committee on Diversity (Members Only)
2020-07-27 July 2020 Chapter Meeting Event
2020-07-09 Pasadena/Glendale/Burbank Neighborhood Group Virtual Meeting (Members Only)
2020-07-08 Southbay Neighborhood Group Virtual Meeting (Members Only)
2020-07-05 Westside Neighborhood Group Meeting (Members Only)
2020-07-01 NAPO-LA Committee on Diversity (Members Only)
2020-06-29 Surviving the Economic Downturn Webinar (Members Only)
2020-06-26 Hollywood Neighborhood Group Virtual Meeting (Members Only)
2020-06-24 POLA Book Club
2020-06-22 June 2020 Chapter Meeting Event
2020-06-06 West Valley Neighborhood Group Virtual Meeting (Members Only)
2020-06-04 NAPO-LA & Friends Zoom Happy Hour!
2020-05-18 May 2020 Chapter Meeting Event
2020-05-14 Pasadena/Glendale/Burbank Neighborhood Group Virtual Meeting (Members Only)
2020-05-06 Westside Neighborhood Group Meeting (Members Only)
2020-05-05 Southbay Neighborhood Group Virtual Meeting (Members Only)
2020-05-02 West Valley Neighborhood Group Virtual Meeting (Members Only)
2020-04-28 NAPO-LA Members Only Webinar - Financial Resources
2020-04-27 April 2020 Chapter Meeting Event
2020-04-25 Hollywood Neighborhood Group Virtual Meeting (Members Only)
2020-03-16 March 2020 Chapter Meeting Event
2020-03-07 West Valley Neighborhood Group Meeting (Members Only)
2020-03-06 GO Month - Claris Health
2020-03-04 Pasadena/Glendale/Burbank Neighborhood Group Meeting (Members Only)
2020-03-04 Southbay Neighborhood Group Meeting (Members Only)
2020-02-28 GO Month - Volunteer League of San Fernando Valley
2020-02-24 February 2020 Chapter Meeting Event
2020-02-21 GO Month - Volunteer League of San Fernando Valley
2020-02-13 Hollywood Neighborhood Group Meeting (Members Only)
2020-02-12 Westside Neighborhood Group Meeting (Members Only)
2020-02-11 GO Month - Healthy Start with LAUSD
2020-01-27 January 2020 Chapter Meeting Event
2020-01-14 Azusa MRF Recycling Center Visit
2020-01-13 Azusa MRF Recycling Center Visit
2019-11-18 November 2019 Chapter Meeting Event
2019-11-05 Southbay Neighborhood Group Meeting (Members Only)
2019-10-28 October 2019 Chapter Meeting Event
2019-10-28 POLA - What Every Organizer Needs to Know About: Chronic Disorganization - In Introduction
2019-10-19 Hollywood Neighborhood Group Meeting (Members Only)
2019-10-07 Pasadena/Glendale/Burbank Neighborhood Group Meeting (Members Only)
2019-10-05 West Valley Neighborhood Group Meeting (Members Only)
2019-09-23 September 2019 Chapter Meeting Event
2019-09-04 Southbay Neighborhood Group Meeting (Members Only)
2019-08-26 August 2019 Chapter Meeting Event
2019-07-22 July 2019 Chapter Meeting - Business Partner Showcase
2019-07-10 Hollywood and Westside Neighborhood Group Meeting (Members Only)
2019-07-09 Southbay Neighborhood Group Meeting (Members Only)
2019-06-24 June 2019 Chapter Meeting Event
2019-06-22 West Valley Neighborhood Group Meeting (Members Only)
2019-05-20 May 2019 Chapter Meeting Event
2019-05-20 POLA - What Every Organizer Needs to Know About: An Organized Life After Death
2019-05-09 Hollywood Neighborhood Group Meeting - Homeboy Electronics (Members Only)
2019-05-07 Southbay Neighborhood Group Meeting (Members Only)
2019-05-01 Westside Neighborhood Group Meeting (Members Only)
2019-04-27 Hollywood Neighborhood Group Meeting (Members Only)
2019-04-13 Pasadena/Glendale/Burbank Neighborhood Group Meeting (Members Only)
2019-03-18 March 2019 Chapter Meeting Event
2019-03-05 Southbay Neighborhood Group Meeting (Members Only)
2019-02-25 February 2019 Chapter Meeting Event
2019-02-23 Hollywood Neighborhood Group Meeting (Members Only)
2019-02-20 Westside Neighborhood Group Meeting (Members Only)
2019-02-16 Pasadena/Glendale/Burbank Neighborhood Group Meeting (Members Only)
2019-01-28 January 2019 Chapter Meeting - Annual Leadership Meeting
2019-01-28 GO Month - Safe Place for Youth
2019-01-26 GO Month - Abode Communities
2019-01-22 GO Month - The People Concern
2019-01-15 Southbay Neighborhood Group Meeting (Members Only)
2019-01-15 GO Month - St. Joseph Center
2019-01-14 GO Month - Safe Place for Youth
2019-01-11 GO Month - Volunteer League
2019-01-09 GO Month - The People Concern
2018-11-12 November 2018 Chapter Meeting Event
2018-11-10 POLA - What Every Organizer Needs to Know About: Project Management for Organizers & Their Clients
2018-10-22 October 2018 Chapter Meeting Event
2018-10-20 Hollywood Neighborhood Group Meeting (Members Only)
2018-10-13 Pasadena/Glendale/Burbank Neighborhood Group Meeting (Members Only)
2018-10-09 Westside Neighborhood Group Meeting (Members Only)
2018-10-03 Southbay Neighborhood Group Meeting (Members Only)
2018-09-24 September 2018 Chapter Meeting Event
2018-08-27 August 2018 Chapter Meeting Event
2018-08-18 Pasadena/Glendale/Burbank Neighborhood Group Meeting
2018-08-01 Southbay Neighborhood Group Meeting
2018-07-23 July 2018 Chapter Meeting Event
2018-06-25 June 2018 Chapter Meeting Event
2018-06-03 POLA - What Every Organizer Needs to Know About: Evernote 2
2018-05-21 May 2018 Chapter Meeting Event
2018-04-07 Pasadena/Glendale/Burbank Neighborhood Group Meeting
2018-04-04 Southbay Neighborhood Group Meeting
2018-03-26 March 2018 Chapter Meeting Event
2018-02-26 February 2018 Chapter Meeting Event
2018-01-22 January 2018 Chapter Meeting Event
2018-01-18 GET ORGANIZED: AN EVENING WITH PETER WALSH
2017-12-06 Southbay Neighborhood Group Meeting
2017-12-02 Pasadena/Glendale/Burbank Neighborhood Group Meeting
2017-11-13 November 2017 Chapter Meeting Event
2017-11-11 Hollywood Neighborhood Group Meeting
2017-10-29 POLA - What Every Organizer Needs to Know About: Evernote
2017-10-23 October 2017 Chapter Meeting Event
2017-10-07 Pasadena/Glendale/Burbank Neighborhood Group Meeting
2017-09-25 September 2017 Chapter Meeting Event
2017-08-28 August 2017 Chapter Meeting Event
2017-08-26 Pasadena, Burbank, Glendale Neighborhood Group Meeting
2017-08-09 South Bay Neighborhood Group Meeting
2017-07-24 July 2017 Chapter Meeting Event
2017-06-26 June 2017 Chapter Meeting Event
2017-06-26 POLA - What Every Organizer Needs to Know About: Helping Clients Let Go!
2017-06-06 Westside Neighborhood Group Meeting
2017-05-22 May 2017 Chapter Meeting Event
2017-04-20 Pasadena, Burbank, Glendale Neighborhood Group Meeting
2017-04-05 South Bay Neighborhood Group Meeting
2017-03-27 March 2017 Chapter Meeting Event
2017-02-27 February 2017 Chapter Meeting Event
2017-01-23 January 2017 Chapter Meeting Event
2017-01-21 weGO!
2016-11-14 November 2016 Chapter Meeting Event
2016-10-24 October 2016 Chapter Meeting Event
2016-09-26 September 2016 Chapter Meeting Event
2016-07-25 July 2016 Chapter Meeting Event
2016-06-27 June 2016 Chapter Meeting Event
2016-04-27 What Every Organizer Needs to Know about Keeping Life Balanced: Concepts of Time Management—Balance or Bust!
2016-04-25 April 2016 Chapter Meeting Event
2016-03-28 March 2016 Chapter Meeting Event
2016-02-22 February 2016 Chapter Meeting
2016-01-25 January 2016 Chapter Meeting
2016-01-09 weGO!
2015-11-16 Generic Chapter Meeting Event - use this to create new chapter meetings
2015-11-16 November 2015 Chapter Meeting
2015-10-26 October 2015 Chapter Meeting
2015-10-21 What Every Organizer Should Know About Organizing for the Holidays
2015-09-28 September 2015 Chapter Meeting
2015-09-28 What Every Organizer Should Know About Going Paperless: Making It a Snap with Scanners
2015-09-26 International Save Your Photos Day
2015-08-27 What Every Organizer Should Know About the Wide, Wide World of Aging Services
2015-08-24 August 2015 Chapter Meeting
2015-07-27 July 2015 Chapter Meeting
2015-06-22 June 2015 Chapter Meeting
2015-05-18 May 2015 Chapter Meeting
2015-05-18 POLA On-Site Class: What Every Organizer Should Know About Team Projects: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly
2015-04-15 NAPO2015 National Conference
2015-03-23 March 2015 Chapter Meeting
2015-02-23 February Chapter Meeting
2015-02-18 POLA Teleclass: Breaking Down the Brain: the Mental Side of Professional Organizing
2015-01-26 Leadership Forum
2014-11-17 November Chapter Meeting

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