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Sandra Epps established SHE'S Empowered (Sisters Helping Encourage Sisters) based on her pass struggles with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and the negative impact it had on her self esteem. The Women’s Empowerment Conference Butterfly Bash goal is to provide women with entertainment, inspiration and information from survivors and professionals, in addition, to increase lupus awareness. May is the month of rebirth and Lupus Awareness Month. The butterfly symbolizes the rash that appears on the face of a lupus patient during a "flare up", The butterfly is also symbolic of freedom, hope, peace, prosperity and transformation.
SHE'S Empowered presents the 6th Annual Women's Empowerment Conference BUTTERFLY BASH
Sunday, May 17, 2015
4pm - 8pm
Dr. Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
Mistress of Ceremonies Tracey McCaskill, On-Air Personality and Program Director, Mix 92.3 & WJLB FM 98
Dr. Wanda Whitten - Shurney, Medical Director SCDAA Michigan, Detroit
Pam Perry, PR Coach with Ministry Marketing Solutions
Katrina Studvent, Cancer Survivor
Nefertiti Harris, Owner of Textures by Nefertiti
Stephanie Dickey, Co-Owner of Stef-N-Ty
Lynette Halalay, Knit Sew Fabulous
Wendy Arrington, Wendy by Design
Sandra Epps, ButterFLYY Wear
Live Band Featuring Detroit Musical Genius and Grammy Award Winner Brandon Williams
LIVE PAINTING by Artist Sabrina Nelson
DEADLINE FOR ADS IS MAY 1, 2015
Comedy by Melvin "Melman" Bender
Fruits of Love by Alicia
STAY TUNED FOR ADDITIONAL PROGRAM DETAILS
Attire: After 5, Mardi Gras. Make sure to wear your Mardi Gras Mask.
RAISING FUNDS FOR LUPUS Survivors
Funding from this event will go to the Butterfly Corner a mobile unit where art, affirmation and holistic fun will cater to those with lupus. It will give individuals who suffer with a chronic illness an opportunity to paint an be pampered. Statistic show that art reduces stress and anxiety, increase positive emotions, and helps to ward off depression. Art takes a person's mind off the pain. As a cure for lupus is being developed it is imperative that survivors continue to live healthy in mind, body and spirit.
When & Where
SHE’S Empowered (Sisters Helping Encourage Sisters) mission is to advocate lupus awareness and uplift women in mind, body and spirit and to inspire them to live their dreams.
Women who have overcome tremendous odds due to suffering a chronic DISease, foreclosure, job losses, domestic violence and or other set backs are provided with tools, tips and testimonies from professionals and survivors via conferences and workshops to help them live prosperously.
The Women’s Empowerment Conference Butterfly Bash is an annual event hosted by SHE’S Empowered that provide entertainment and encouragement with the arts, health experts, professionals and survivors that motivate women to regain their focus to fulfill their destiny.
Sandra Epps, Founder/Executive Director of SHE'S Empowered is a lupus survivor and has hosted the Women's Empowerment Conference Butterfly Bash for four years with no major sponor contribution. It has all been out her pocket and a labor of love. The event includes speakers, comedian, musical/poetry/dance performances, SHE'S Empowered Award presentation, vendors, great food, what is lupus facts, give-a-ways, auction, and a butterfly theme fashion show.
To find out more or make a donation visit www.shesempowered.com