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"Women with Purpose" Event Showcases Central Georgia's Most Talented Women

October 12, 2017

 

Join us on the quad Saturday, October 21st, 1:00 – 5:00PM for Wesleyan’s first annual Women With Purpose  outdoor festival, an exciting new way The Lane Center for Service and Leadership is giving back to the community.

Fun for everyone in the family, as we showcase some of Central Georgia’s most talented women, including:

  • Louise Warren – pop/rock/folk singer songwriter featuring songs from her just relased album, “Lavendar Sounds.” Find her on iTunes and Spotify!

  • Rising Macon singer Chance Moorman

  • Atlanta Songstress Sophie Lyann

  • Singer Atria

  • Artist Azurée Sheikholeslam

  • Plus: Vector Huang, playing a traditional Chinese instrument, The Wesleyannes, Wesleyan’s Washboard Band, The Confucius Institute Dance Team, and Paige Slocumb speaking on how to be Safe Alone

Enjoy an afternoon of shopping:
Clothing and accessories: Handbags and Wallets, Breast Cancer Awareness Gifts, Agnes and Dora, LuLaroe, Rare, Freestyle Art and Design, Marsha Charbonneau Fashion Jewelry

Art: Heidi Clinite, Archer Productions

Food: Bon Bons, Cookies and Cakes, GROW, Macon Swirls & Pizza, Pinky's Shaved Ice

More! Soaps by Cindsational Creation, Lipstick by LipSense

Learn more about your community:
Covenant Care, Crisis Line and SafeHouse, Safe Alone, Headstart Grant: pre-natal, housing- BBOC- Comm. action agency, MADD- Mothers Against Drunk Driving, Daybreak Shelter, Life Link Organ, Fuller Center Donation, Mentor's Project, Kid's Course

Kids will enjoy:
Free bouncy houses, henna tattoo booth, face painting, plus information booths featuring the Confucius Institute at Wesleyan College, and Kid’s College summer camp program.

Raffle: Be sure to get your ticket for a chance to win great prices and gift certificates from Ken’s Stereo,

Signature Salon, Redemption Tattoo, Jeneane’s, Hart’s Petuary, Amazon, and Amanda Jane
 

Bring a blanket and coolers and enjoy the day! Admission: $10 for adults,  children 12 and under free!

Women With Purpose Schedule of Events
1:00 Open Statements Wesleyan Associate Professor of Communication Deidra Donmoyer
1:30  Wesleyannes - featuring Caroline Stiles Williams
1:45 Louise Warren
2:20 Chance Moorman
3:05 Sophie Lyann
3:30 Washboard Band
3:45 Vector Huang playing a traditional Chinese instrument
4:00 Confucius Institute Dance Team
4:15: Paige Slocumb
4:40: Atria
4:40-4:45
Raffle/Closing Statements  
*Crisis Line advocacy march led be Antoinette Kou
*map provided designed by Maggie Blum

 

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and all profits from Women With Purpose will go to Crisis Line & Safe House of Central Georgia to support their domestic abuse program and sexual assault center. Facebook event page for Women with Purpose.

 

October is also Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Wesleyan is proud to host United in Pink’s 4th Annual Flamingo Fest 5K and 1 mile fun-run, Saturday morning 8:30 - 11:00. Race starts at 9:00AM. Participants can enjoy a community fall festival, entertainment, awards, Kids Zone filled with inflatables, vendor tents, expo, and beginning at 1:00PM, Women With Purpose. To register for the Flamingo Fest run, visit www.unitedinpink.org or call (478) 254-5247.

 

 

Special thanks to Women With Purpose sponsors: Sage And Sparrow, Hightower Partners, Childre Nissan, Amos Farms, United in Pink, Northridge Baptist, Amanda Jane, Wesleyan College SGA/OL Leaders, All Wired Up, Chris Peeler, Maggie Blum, Katherine Hutto, Pinky’s Shaved Ice, Signature Salon, Ken’s Audio, Redemption, Hart’s Petuary, Jeneanes

 

 

 

 

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