The non-profit organization Women of Virtue Transitional Foundation, Inc. will be hosting its 1st Annual Brunch, Purfectly Imperfect in Purple on October 29, 2016, at Olde Town Tavern and Grille in Lawrenceville, Georgia. Sonya McKinzie, CEO and President, of WOVTF will share how she transitioned from a victim to a survivor and her purpose for independently forming an organization that is destined to make a major difference in the lives of abuse victims and their children. The keynote speakers are Harralyn Swinger-Rawls,Co-Founder & Chief Executive Director of Fellowship Community Outreach and the Founder of S.A.V.E.D (Survivors Against Violence Empowered & Determined), Chyna McGarity, Fashion Model, Author, Motivational Speaker and a 20-year plus Domestic Violence (DV) Survivor, Erika Lee, Executive Director, P.U.R.S.E (Partnering Under Real Situations Everyday), and Demecos Chambers, Founder of begoodorBeGreat and Certified Life Coach under the International Coaching Federation, and Gloria Ford-Mims, CEO & President of W.I.N.S. Attendees will hear smooth tunes played on the saxophone by Mr. Felix Paul in addition to great food, a silent auction, raffles, and swag bags.The event will be educational, encouraging, and empowering. It will be an experience of a lifetime that will leave you in inspired!
Initiative & Philanthropy: At the brunch, we will also be accepting dress and suit donations for women who are starting over, but are not equipped with the essentials for an interview. By providing a dress or suit, you will be helping to empower abuse victim in working towards their new journey in life.
Please know that a donation is not required; however, if you have a dress or suit that is sitting in the back of your closet please bring it to the event and donate it to this amazing cause.
100% of ticket proceeds will go towards supporting Women of Virtue Transitional Foundation Inc. and the implementation of our first program "Art Therapy" and a portion will be donated to a women's shelter in Barrow, Gwinnett, or Walton county. All donations are tax-deductible and a receipt will be provided to you upon your request.
Scrambled eggs, eggs benedict, biscuits and gravy, croissants, bacon, sausage, fruit and vegetable trays, Belgium waffles, grits, and mini quiche.
Coffee, juice, soda, and tea will be provided.
Mimosas will be available for a purchase price of $3 each.
Desserts will be served at the conclusion of the event:
Homemade Italian Cream Cheese Cake, Strawberry Cream Cheese Cake, Marble Pound Cake, and Chocolate Cake (courtesy of Barbara Green).
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Yes, you will need a printed copy of your ticket for admission.