GIRL POWER 2015: Unleash the possibilities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 12, 2015

GIRL POWER 2015
Unleash the possibilities

GAINESVILLE, Ga.- The mission of WomenSource is to encourage personal and professional success for women of all ages and backgrounds in Northeast Georgia. WomenSource is proud to announce Girl Power 2015 to be held at the Brenau Downtown Center, 301 Main Street, Gainesville, GA 30501, on Saturday, March 21, 2015, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m  Doors will open at 8:30 a.m. and the workshop will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m. with a general session for all attendees, and breakout sessions for the girls and women as well as a catered lunch and door prizes.  Girl Power is a FREE, half-day workshop for middle school and high school girls and the women who love them made possible by a United Way of Hall County Community Investment Grant.  This program is open to anyone who would like to attend; however, due to seating and catering, pre-registration is required by Wednesday, March 18, 2015.  Women and girls should register online at www.WomenSource.info. The 2015 event is set for another record breaking year empowering the young women with this year’s them to “Unleash the Possibilities.”

“On behalf of the WomenSource Board of Directors, I am delighted to help lead the charge for Girl Power 2015,” says Valerie Simmons-Walston, Dean of Students at Brenau University, president of WomenSource and chair of Girl Power.  “We have so many exciting events in-store for our participants. Our theme this year will highlight long and short-term goal-setting with the hopes that participants will walk away motivated, energized and prepared to “unleash the possibilities” regarding successful goal-setting in their life. Additionally, we have a surprise free gift for every young woman who attends!”

This year’s keynote speaker is Tammy Washington, author of Nailed It, a highly sought after author, speaker and trainer who is considered a leading authority on using small shifts to create BIG CHANGE in individuals, teams and organizations. She has studied the habits and disciplines of highly successful individuals and teams and shares her knowledge to empower others to understand their true potential and to achieve their goals in reaching the next level in their

“I am very excited about Girl Power 2015,” says Kristen Green, Ph.D, a licensed clinical psychologist with Chattahoochee Child Psychology Services and co-chair of Girl Power.  “It is a privilege to be part of an event that focuses on the successful development of young women in our community. It is going to b e a dynamic, fun-filled day for girls and the women who love them.”

“Girl Power is a tremendous resource for female youth in our area,” says Rev. Ruth Demby, Associate Pastor of Missions at First Baptist Church Gainesville and Read Learn Succeed Coordinator with United Way of Hall County.  “Each year WomenSource brings outstanding speakers and breakout sessions that equip girls to find their own voice, their own strength.”

We want to extend a heartfelt thanks to our community partners  for the 2015 Girl Power event include District 2 Public Health, Hall County Public Health, Cobb Vantress, Girl Scouts of America, JH Photography, McDonalds and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority.

For additional information on Girl Power, please contact Cheryl Brown, Program Coordinator for WomenSource, at (770) 503-9060 or cheryl@womensource.info.

WomenSource

WomenSource is a non-profit, charitable organization that was founded in partnership with the Junior League of Gainesville-Hall County, North Georgia Community Foundation, and United Way of Hall County.  We appreciate our annual sponsors including Brenau University, Gainesville Times, Chattahoochee Child Psychology Services, Jackson EMC, Lanier Dental Group, Northeast Georgia Medical Center, / NGPG Pink Barre, Primerica, Stewart, Melvin & Frost, JH Photography, &  Lakeview Academy.

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