ST. AUGUSTINE, FL – The wildly popular Womenâ€™s Wednesdays series is returning for a limited
time this summer!Â The 2016 Womenâ€™s Wednesdays series will take place at the Treasury on the Plaza everyÂ Wednesday in June, starting June 1.
The Womenâ€™s Wednesdays speakers are incredibly accomplished national and local speakersÂ who will share their personal stories of struggle, triumph and all the little moments to cherish in between.
The dynamic line-up of speakers includes a former WNBA President, an online entrepreneurialÂ phenomenon, a bestselling nonfiction author & motivator, a NY Times & USA Today bestsellingÂ romance novelist with 3 million books in print, and a cancer survivor and founder of the popularÂ local Pink Up The Pace race.
More than 1,200 women attended last yearâ€™s series, and tickets this year are limited! Tickets areÂ available on Eventbrite or at WomensWednesdays.com. They are $10 or $30 for VIPs, whichÂ includes VIP Seating, a premium cocktail & hors dâ€™ oeuvres.
Women who reserve in advance are entered into a drawing at that event for a free She IsÂ Fierce! membership, valued at $400.
â€œThe series is the natural extension of She Is Fierceâ€™s mission to empower women to liveÂ boldly,â€ said She Is Fierce! founder Kelly Youngs.
â€œIt is such a pleasure to bring this series backÂ to St. Augustine again this year, and to be able to highlight so many incredible local women!â€
Womenâ€™s Wednesdays is presented by Bozard Lincoln, a local company with women in criticalÂ leadership positions and more than 30 women on their staff.
- JUNE 1 – Donna Orender, Former WNBA President & Generation W Founde
- JUNE 8 – Stephanie Nickolich, The â€œMillionista Mentorâ€ Global Entrepreneur & Coach
- JUNE 15 – Snowden McFall, Founder of Fired Up! & Inc. Magazine Entrepreneur of the Year
- JUNE 22 – Brenda Jackson, NY Times & USA Today Bestselling Romance Novelist
- JUNE 29 – Cindy Chaconas, Cancer Survivor & Founder of Pink Up The Pace!
Women-owned and women-centered businesses and non-profits will also be a feature of thisÂ yearâ€™s series. On each of the five nights, one local non-profit will be featured and will alsoÂ receive 10-percentÂ of the ticket sales for that night. The nonprofits involved are Home Again St.Â Johns (June 1), tag! Childrenâ€™s Museum (June 8), United Way St. Johns (June 15), Florida SchoolÂ for the Deaf & Blind (June 22) and Pink Up The Pace! (June 29).
Bozard Lincoln is hosting â€˜Girlfriends Night Outâ€™ for each event where local women will have aÂ chance to win VIP tickets and a free Lincoln for the night.
“Bozard Lincoln is proud to be a part of the Women’s Wednesdays series this year!,â€ said LettiÂ Bozard, Vice President of Community Involvement & Customer Strategy.
â€œThere are impressiveÂ women throughout this community working hard to make a difference, and it is a pleasure toÂ honor them through our participation.”
The St. Augustine Record is hosting the â€œCocktails & Connections Hourâ€ from 5:30 toÂ 6:30 p.m., whichÂ will feature â€œPower Networking,â€ with a chance to meet and connect with local women leaders.
Funkytown Fitness will get the crowd pumped and a brand-new She Is Fierce! Photo Booth willÂ be on hand for memorable photos with friends.
The series premier on June 1st will feature designs from Panacheâ€™s upcoming eco-fashion show,Â the finale will include makeovers by London Looks, and the Facial Rejuvenation Centre isÂ offering $3,000 worth of giveaways throughout the series.
â€œThis yearâ€™s phenomenal speakers will take the stage before an audience of equally fierceÂ women who each brings her own unique story to Womenâ€™s Wednesdays and to our localÂ community,â€ Youngs said.Â â€œNorth Florida women are making big things happen, and weâ€™ll beÂ featuring some local â€˜Women We Loveâ€™ throughout the series!â€
- Doors Open: 5 p.m.
- Speaker Begins: 6:30Â p.m.
- General Admission: $10
- Limited VIP: $30 *Includes VIP Seating, Premium Drink & Hors dâ€™oeuvres
- Tickets available on Eventbrite or atÂ WOMENSWEDNESDAYS.COM
ABOUT SHE IS FIERCE!
She Is Fierce! is a global movement dedicated to empowering women to live boldly by providingÂ an online platform for inspiration and a membership community with the resources andÂ support to take a big leap forward in your life, whatever that means for you.
Founded by St. Augustine local Kelly Youngs, She Is Fierce! launched in February 2015 in St.Â Augustine, FL. Its online development and networking membership community includesÂ women in seven countries, hundreds of women around the world have contributed articles andÂ perspectives on the flagship site, and more than 65,000 women follow SIF! on social media.