2017 Women’s Expo

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2017 Women’s Expo Schedule
Saturday March 4, 2017

10 a.m. Exhibit Reception for Artists Eileen Emison-Booth and Barbara Timm will be held in the Anna and Harlan Hubbard Gallery

11 a.m. Sarah Gerkensmeyer, author of What You are Now Enjoying, speaks on following your gut in the Skanta O’Rear Theatre

1 p.m. Financial Literacy Workshop, “Royal Money Saving Tips for Busy Moms” with Cherie W. Lowe held in the Skanta O’Rear Theatre

2:30 p.m. Award Presentation to Outstanding Women of Clinton County

Each vendor will be donating an item to a raffle. Raffle tickets will be available for $2 a piece, or 6 for $10.

Participating Vendors:

Twisted Fate Jewelry, Angela Wiles
Frankfort Writers Center, Charity Singleton Craig
Thirty-One, Patricia Eliserio
South St. Studio, Vicki Moyer
B.O.W. (Boutique on Wheels)
Garish Gal Mobile Boutique, Maggie Talbert
Handbags for Healing, Kendra Bayer-Foreman
Usborne Books & More, Anne Hatke
Happy Sheep Knits, Katelyn Greeno
Scentsy, Amanda Stiner
St. Vincent Hospital of Frankfort
Young Living Essential Oils, Katrina Stidd & Connie Dennis
BeautiControl-The Total Image, Virginia Woodruff
LuLaRoe with The Sisters, Shawna Phifer & Delesa Brokamp
Psi Iota Xi
L.E. Originals, Linda
Turn of the Century Wood Products, Jan Boettcher
Styled 4 Kids, Chantel Smith & Kacy Nees
Retreat in the Country, Kim Dunn
Origami Owl, Randi Chambers
The Perfect Parfleche, Grace Mary Gouveia
Eclectic Me, Jo Ann Davis
My Daily Disorder

The Frankfort Community Public Library is hosting the first Clinton County Women’s Expo. The Expo will be held Saturday, March 4 from 10 a.m.– 4 p.m. and is funded in part by a grant from the Lincoln Federal Community Fund, a fund of the Clinton County Community Foundation. March is Women’s History Month. The Expo will be a celebration of women and women-owned businesses. This should be an empowering experience for girls, women, and aspiring entrepreneurs. The Frankfort Library has invited women-owned businesses from Clinton County and surrounding areas to attend the Expo. Each business will have a booth where they will sell their product. Attendees are encouraged to engage with business owners and ask any questions they might have. “How did you get started? How has your business model changed over the course of your career? What advice would you give your past self when you were just starting out?” More than 25 businesses have agreed to be a part of the Clinton County Women’s Expo, along with two speakers and two artists. The opening speaker will be author Sarah Gerkensmeyer. She is a Pushcart Prize nominee and a finalist for the Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Short Fiction. She received her MFA in Fiction from Cornell University. She is the author of the book What You are Now Enjoying. Gerkensmeyer will speak about following your gut and how to both trust and chase your aspirations. There will be a financial literacy workshop, “Royal Money Saving Tips for Busy Moms” led by Cherie W. Lowe, author of Slaying the Debt Dragon. Lowe will teach attendees ways to save money and share helpful pointers on how to get out of debt. Two female artists will have their work displayed in the Anna and Harlan Hubbard Gallery during the month of March: Barbara Timm, and Eileen Emison Booth. Timm is a former Art Professor at DePauw University, and Booth is a graduate of DePauw University and New York University.

Do you know an outstanding Woman in Clinton County? Send your nominations to Jamie Anderson janderson@myfcpl.org in 300 words or less. We will recognize some of these outstanding women at the Expo.

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