Date(s) & Time(s)::
April 29, 2016
Location: Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, in the Expo Center and newly added Conference Center
Tapestry: A Day for You is a day of inspiration, renewal, and education for women in all stages of life. Celebrate the fabric of women while raising funds for women’s scholarships at IPFW. The 15th annual Tapestry event will be held Friday, April 29, 2016, at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum.
Multitalented Emmy Award-winning comedic television star, recording artist, theatre performer, and author Vicki Lawrence will be the keynote speaker for the 2016 Tapestry: A Day for You event presented by IPFW and Parkview Health.
Register online for open seating at $75 per person, or if you and nine friends want to sit together, consider being a table leader and register for a reserved table for 10 at $800 ($80 per person). In appreciation for being a table leader you will receive a special gift courtesy of Vera Bradley! New for 2016: Reserved table registration forms may be completed online.
All attendees will receive a Vera Bradley Market Tote, a $20 Savings Card courtesy of Carson's, and a $10 Gift Card courtesy of Glenbrook Square.
Don't forget to register as soon as possible to ensure your spot in specific breakout sessions. Spring will be here before you know it and you can relax and enjoy Tapestry: A Day for You, all while raising important scholarship dollars for IPFW students.
It’s a day just for you—with no responsibilities, just fun! Browse our sponsor and boutique booths; chat with friends over breakfast and lunch; empower yourself at breakout sessions; be inspired by our scholarship winners and dedication honoree.
Check in and early-bird shopping
Dedication award honorees Linda L. Ruffolo and Hana Lee Stith recognized
Shop and browse over 170 unique booths
Breakout sessions 1-7
Breakout sessions A-G
Reconnect with friends and co-workers
Silent auction tables close
Scholarship awards announced
Vicki Lawrence, keynote speaker
Meet Vicki Lawrence, keynote speaker
Last chance to visit artisan and trade show exhibits
Pick up silent auction items
We are fortunate to have 14 Tapestry breakout session options this year, but there is only time to attend two sessions. Below is the short version of the session list. For more details, please see the list online or check-out the registration brochure. I am sure you will find several that will spark your curiosity. Good luck deciding which two to attend!
10:30-11:30 Breakout Sessions
1. SITTING IS THE NEW SMOKING
Sponsored by Parkview Ortho Hospital/ Parkview Sports Medicine
10:30 a.m. Session Option 1
2. THE TOTAL PACKAGE - HEALTH, WELLNESS, WEIGHT LOSS, AND BEAUTY
Sponsored by Aspire Plastic Surgery and Lutheran Life Villages
10:30 a.m. Session Option 2
3. FROM KITCHENS TO SKINCARE - EVERYBODY LOVES LUXURY
Sponsored by Cindy Friend Design and Von Maur
10:30 a.m. Session Option 3
4. MANAGING MENOPAUSE - GET A GRIP, STOP THE DRIP
Sponsored by Parkview Physicians Group and Parkview Outpatient Therapy
10:30 a.m. Session Option 4
5. WINE AND DINE WITH VICKY AND MIKE
Sponsored by IPFW and Parkview Health
10:30 a.m. Session Option 5
6. DREAM DESTINATIONS - THREE PLACES TO DISCOVER IN 2016
Sponsored by Travel Leaders
10:30 a.m. Session Option 6
7. NEW WOMEN'S HEALTHCARE GUIDELINES - ASK THE DOCTOR
Sponsored by Women's Health Advantage
10:30 a.m. Session Option 7
11:45-12:45 Breakout Sessions
A. SEX, MOODS, & ENERGY - MAXIMIZE YOUR LIFE WITH NUTRITION AND HORMONAL BALANCE
Sponsored by Fort Wayne Custom Rx
11:45 a.m. Session Option A
B. ART AND FLOWER DESIGN - ENHANCE YOUR ENVIRONMENT
Sponsored by Choice Designs and Dupont Downs
11:45 a.m. Session Option B
C. CAREGIVING 101 - A QUICK GUIDE TO SUPPORT SERVICES AND MEDICARE
Sponsored by Aging & In-Home Services and American Senior Communities
11:45 a.m. Session Option C
D. CRUCIAL CONVERSATIONS - TOOLS FOR TALKING WHEN STAKES ARE HIGH
Sponsored by Parkview Health Human Resources
11:45 a.m. Session Option D
E. ARTFUL ACCESSORIES AND FASHION TRENDS - DISCOVER YOUR INDIVIDUAL STYLE
Sponsored by Hill Image, LLC and Jophiel
11:45 a.m. Session Option E
F. YOUR PERSONAL BEST - TIPS FROM THE PROS
Sponsored by Summit Plastic Surgery, P.C. and IPFW Division of Continuing Studies
11:45 a.m. Session Option F
G. PRESCRIPTION: CHANGE YOUR LIFESTYLE
Sponsored by Parkview Physicians Group-Cardiology and Parkview Physicians Group
11:45 a.m. Session Option G
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