Date(s) & Time(s)::
April 24, 2015
Location: Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.
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.
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 Breakout Sessions
1. Poised and Polished----Personalized Beauty and Fashion
Sponsored by Von Maur and Hill Image, LLC
2. Deficit? Whether Sleep or Attention----Find the Tools to Succeed
Sponsored by Fort Wayne Neurological Center and ADD Joy of Life Coaching
3. Design and Style Trends----Color Your World!
Sponsored by Cindy Friend Design Boutique and Grabill Painting and Drywall
4. Mind over Matter----Think Smart, Look Sharp
Sponsored by Lutheran Life Villages and Summit Plastic Surgery
5. Wine and Dine with Vicky and Mike
Sponsored by IPFW and Parkview Health
6. Learn to Pause and Find Calmness
Sponsored by Angel Corps/Dorian Maples & Associates
7. Fifty Shades----Let's Talk about Sex
Sponsored by Women's Health Advantage
11:45 Breakout Sessions
A. Sizzle and Pop----Celebrate with Indiana Pork and Wine
Sponsored by Indiana Pork and Indiana Wines
B. Caregiving----Where Do You Turn?
Sponsored by Aging and In Home Services
C. Girlfriend Getaways----Explore the Opportunities
Sponsored by Travel Leaders
D. Improve your Game through Strength, Power, and Flexibility
Sponsored by Parkview Ortho Hospital
E. Keeping Fit from the Neck Up----Lift Your Face, Maximize your Memory
Sponsored by IPFW Division of Continuing Studies and American Senior Communities
F. Natural Elements to Refresh Your Home Décor
Sponsored by Choice Designs and Bruce Ewing Landscape
G. Let's Face It----Tips for a Healthier, More Beautiful You!
Sponsored by Parkview Physicians Group Cardiology and Parkview Physicians Group
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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