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Meet the Winners of the Women’s Adventure Contest!

Meet the winners of the Women’s Adventure Contest!

Top Row: Kelsey Steuer, Michele Lorbieski Anderson
Bottom Row: Vicky Badgley, Candice Baggett

Women's Adventure Contest Winners

 

NetWalking begins Earth Day April 22nd co-hosted with
Centric Indy!

Meet at DeveloperTown at 11am on Friday April 22nd

We’ll NetWalk on the Monon from 11-12pm with Centric Indy inspiring our NetWalking Conversations

12pm have lunch at Locally Grown Gardens

Cost: $10.00 includes lunch

Sign up here!

 

 

 

 

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Company Culture in high demand!

Check out our training backpack, hiking, running, or biking programs for your employees. Contact us for more information on corporate health and wellness adventure programs!

 

So many chances to adventure! 

• April 3rd-30th Indoor to Outdoor Rock Climbing Program
• April 22nd 11-12pm 54th meet at DeveloperTown for NetWalking co-hosted with Centric Indy $10.00 includes your lunch at Locally Grown Gardens
• May 18th 5:30-7pm NetWalking
• June 15th 5:30-7pm NetWalking with co-host Tim Shurr
• July 9-10th Indiana Campfires Backpacking Overnight Morgan-Monroe State Forest

Did you see co-founder of DNK Presents, Danielle Wolter Nolan’s first backpacking trip story is published on the online, and regular Midwest magazine Driftless! Check out all the places you can buy the Driftless magazine here!
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Women’s Adventure Contest News Release

                                              FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Danielle Wolter Nolan

DNK Presents

317-296-4440

www.dnkpresents.com

DNK Presents Women’s Adventure Contest and Documentary

“Indiana-based” outdoor adventure company DNK Presents is offering an unprecedented program, a Women’s Adventure Contest and Documentary to take place in Indiana. The Indianapolis based outdoor adventure company will select four Indiana women to win a free adventure. DNK Presents owners Danielle and Kate Nolan will lead the adventure, which will take place the weekend of May 12-15, 2016. The four contest winners will disconnect from technology, experience the outdoors, and challenge themselves with new activities. In addition, a select team of inspiring, leading local women will join the adventure trip as activity facilitators.

The contest weekend will also form the basis of a DNK Presents documentary about the significance of women experiencing adventure. “We feel women’s outdoor adventure films, and first-person documentaries are few and far between,” said Danielle Wolter Nolan. “Our film will showcase ordinary women empowering themselves through a variety of activities.”

DNK Presents is actively seeking nominations for this unique experience through February 26, 2016. Nomination submission details and highlights of the women’s adventure weekend activities are available on the DNK Presents website, www.dnkpresents.com.
Danielle and Kate Nolan founded DNK Presents in June 2014, and began offering open sign-up adventures in April 2015. They know that challenging oudoor experiences and reconnecting with nature have transformed them both, personally and professionally. And, they have made it their mission to facilitate the same for others. Danielle and Kate customize adventure packages according to their clients’ goals and expected outcomes. They particularly enjoy working with women’s groups in leadership development and empowerment activities. DNK Presents is a fully insured adventure business. Danielle and Kate are Wilderness First Aid and CPR certified, Leave No Trace trainers and have their lead climbing certification.

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Women Leaders Must Step Outside Their Comfort Zone

By: Danielle Wolter Nolan

22 out of the nations top Fortune 500 companies are female. That’s literally 22 women out of 500 CEOs.

Women make up only 19.2% of executive officers in those top 500 companies, yet research shows the when businesses have women as executives they see a 34% increase of return on equity, and their shareholders see a 35% increase. See more information at Catalyst, Women http://www.catalyst.org/knowledge/women-sp-500-companies

Why aren’t there more women leaders?

Females make up nearly half of today’s workforce, yet they are struggling to become leaders in business. Many of those reasons include, lack of confidence, don’t like taking risks, like to follow the rules, and “play it safe”. This all keeps women in their comfort zone.

Let’s just say it, it’s about time women start breaking the rules! Why let the men have all the fun? Be bold, be brave a go for it ladies.

As we’ve talking about the Women’s Adventure Contest, we have been getting some great feedback and lots of questions from women and men who are interested in nominating a woman in their life who needs adventure. We’ve even had some women confess they will try to find someone to nominate themself personally for the contest. Some responses we have received include, “Oh so they need to be really physically fit to do this, or what if they’ve never done those activities before.” The activity adventures they were referring to include, backpacking, paddle board yoga, meditation, mountain biking, and some other surprises that won’t be revealed until that weekend.

Below lists responses and feedback on the Women’s Adventure Contest questions:

“They need to be really physically fit to do this.”

First, everyone’s fitness level is different for each person. The adventure weekend will show that everyday women can complete everything that is in store for them. Secondly, the goal of the contest is to get women to challenge themselves, and step outside their comfort zone. In turn realizing the confidence they never knew they had or forgot they had. Completing an activity they never thought they could do will empower them and strengthen their mind, body, and spirit.

“What if they’ve never done this before.”

The purpose of the Women’s Adventure Contest is to get women to try something for the first time, because when you do something that’s mentally and somewhat physically challenging, that is when confidence is gained, and individuals are able to use those skills in their personal and professional life.

Like Deborah Collins Stephens, said at this year’s Indiana conference for Women, referring to how to get women to be strong leaders and successful in business,

“We have to get women comfortable being uncomfortable.”

Women may be uncomfortable at first on an adventure, but taking those risks, stepping outside their comfort zone will excel them to become strong leaders, and give them the confidence they need to succeed.

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Give Thanks to a Woman in your Life!

Give thanks to a woman in your life!
Nominate her for our Women’s Adventure Contest
Do you know a woman who needs adventure? Maybe she’s overworked, a single parent, has overcome an obstacle, or wants to be adventurous but hasn’t had the chance; say thank you by nominating her for DNK Present’s Women’s Adventure Contest! Four women will win a free adventure led by DNK Presents May 12-15 in Indiana. Over this long weekend they will disconnect from technology, engage in adventure challenges, and reconnect with themselves and other inspiring local women. What are you waiting for, learn more here!  
Click here to support our Women’s Adventure Contest and get a T Shirt or a sweatshirt this holiday season!
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Health and Wellness Initiatives at your Office 

Is your office wanting to participate in a training program for a biking, running or other event? Why not have DNK Presents get your group prepared for the sporting event. Having a group or partner to train with means you are 63% more likely to be accountable and achieve your goal. According to Wayne Anderson, MD cofounder and medical director of Take Shape Life, the single most important factor in creating long term health and fitness success is having a support system.

 

Dolphin Tank Pitch Update

Did you make it to the Dolphin Tank® at the Indiana Conference for Women? It was such an amazing experience, we recorded our live pitch from the event. Check it out and spread the word about DNK Presents and our Women’s Adventure Contest!

 

 

“I am grateful for what I am and have. My Thanksgiving is perpetual.” 
-Henry David Thoreau

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Mother’s Day Weekend Mimosa’s on Monroe!

Join us for a relaxing time on Lake Monroe this Saturday from 10am-12:30pm. We will meet at the Cutright boat loading parking lot in Bloomington, IN on Lake Monroe for a leisure canoe trip. Ladies this is a great opportunity to un plug, enjoy nature and make new friends! The $65.00 fee includes your canoe, life jacket, paddle and 2 mimosas! Join DNK Presents for an awesome adventure this weekend!

Space is limited so sign up today!

Adventurously,

Danielle & Kate

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