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April 24, 2015
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. Join us Friday, April 24, 2015, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. for an entire day just for you!
Tapestry 2015 Keynote speaker is renowned journalist and author Jane Pauley.
For decades, Jane Pauley has been one of broadcasting’s most respected and award-winning journalists. She is a contributor to CBS News’ Sunday Morning and a bestselling author. Pauley was a co-host of NBC’s Today for 13 years, anchored Dateline NBC for more than a decade, and hosted The Jane Pauley Show. An advocate for children’s health and education, she is also a spokesperson for mental health. A native Hoosier, Pauley has inspired professional women everywhere. She and her husband, Doonesbury cartoonist Garry Trudeau, are the parents of three grown children.
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.
Tapestry: A Day for You began in 2002 as a way to enrich the lives of women in northeast Indiana and to raise funds for students studying in the College of Health and Human Services at Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW). Parkview Health shared this vision by joining forces with IPFW as the founding sponsor. Together with the support of additional sponsors and the women of Indiana, IPFW and Parkview have grown the event to encompass a full day of inspiration, renewal, and education for women in all stages of life.
•Inspiration – Listen to the stories of the Scholarship recipients and the Dedication Award honoree. Threads of their lives will undoubtedly connect with yours.
•Renewal – Spend time with friends and colleagues while enjoying a schedule designed for you, the woman. Concentrate on you for the day and return to your life with renewed energy and passion.
•Education – Learn something new or do something fun at the various breakout sessions. Visit over 100 artist and exhibitor booths to see new products and services.
Over the last 13 years, Tapestry has raised nearly $675,000 in scholarship funds and awarded scholarships to 50 students.
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