Kara Mewhinney is the proud owner and Event Planner of Kandu Events! She has over 15 years of experience in event planning and day of management. From her early days with non profits planning family events and providing all day of logistics to large golf fundraisers and road races to now where she handles complex venue contracts, vendor relations, and much more. Kara brings a whole new level of experience and pride into her work.
Kandu is not just a saying it is a way of Life. We can ensure you that she will go above and beyond to make your next event one you will always remember. Even if you just need some help in planning or someone on the ground day of your event, Kandu will check all codes, compliance's, and checklists to see what is missing. From there the rest is to be discovered. Events can be overwhelming for some but for Kandu she does it with a head held high and a positive attitude.
Our companies main goal is to give you an event experience, take away the stress, and make sure all guests remember this day! After all it is the Kandu Way!
In Kandu's early years she spent time as a trainer specifically for safety in Aquatics but it matured into more than that. Kandu led trainings for many years with hundreds of students with an emphasis on workplace safety, the focus was areas such as bloodborne and airborne pathogens, first aid, standard CPR/AED, as well as workplace safety guides.
Kara has a great deal of experience writing safety mitigation plans and how that effects overall business operations. With a Bachelors in Business Management and a Masters in Homeland Security and Terrorism Kandu is well rounded. Beyond her education she has earned professional certifications in Safety Planning, Infection control, Workplace safety, Event Safety and many more.
In the classroom, Kandu is a adjunct professor for Bay State College, where she teaches classes that range from public speaking to marketing and business course. You see there is a lot more to Kandu, that is what leads to her way of life, she has learned a lot, experienced a great deal of "life events" that have lead her to drive a mission of "Life is an event, Make it memorable." No matter what it has been Kandu has touched many lives so far and leaves a every lasting impression quoted as a "ray of sunshine" and the "person that lights up the room" the way she believes in the purpose of everything she does delivers a quality product.
Schedule your meet and greet today! Kandu is always up to networking and meeting new people along the way. Kandu is also available for public speaking events or workplace safety training.