JOIN US!! For the 4th Annual 2019 Michigan Women Veterans Empowerment Conference on
Saturday November 16, 2019 11 to 4 pm at the City of Southfield Parks & Rec. Department
26000 Evergreen Rd. Southfield, MI. 48076
This event is FREE - Open to Public – All veterans, military service members, the youth and the general public are welcome to attend.
Registration Begins at 10:30 am - There is a $5 Donation for Lunch at the Door – $50/$50 CASH Raffle Veterans in attendance will receive gifts from TJ MAXX & Jackets for Jobs.
Theme: SERVICE: A COMMUNITY CONVERSATION – Come out to engage in a healthy community conversation with a diverse panel of community leaders and other conference attendees for the purpose of building and establishing a safe, healthy and vibrant community for all to thrive in.
Our five Dynamic Speakers/Panelists are powerful community leaders:
Steve Spreitzer is the President and CEO of the Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion, Simone Lightfoot (Airforce Veteran) - National Director of Urban Initiatives at the National Wildlife Federation, Jamie L. Paxton, retired Master Sergeant, Ohio Air National Guard and Executive Director of Little Blessings Veteran and Community Outreach, Kevin Fischer is the Executive Director of NAMI Michigan and Susan McCain (US Army National Guard Veteran) - Community Facilitator for MISSILIA.
Our dynamic 2019 Conference Speakers will present on the following topics: Diversity & Inclusion, Suicide Epidemic & Mental Health Intervention, Veterans Entering Politics, Community based Women Veterans Peer Support Groups and a Transitional Equine Therapy program for veterans transitioning from their military life.
The conference attendees will have opportunities to ask the five panel speakers questions, learn about new programs and resources for veterans, network, strengthen our current relationships and gain new ones. MIWVE's Advisory Board President the phenomenal and Mistress of Ceremonies for the conference is the Honorable Judge Denise Langford-Morris. Recording Artist - Michelle Flowers-Logwood - Will be opening the event singing the National Anthem "The Star Spangled Banner" and during the lunch hour break of the conference. Her 1st album was a Stellar Nominee and charted the billboard at 35 of top 100. Her new single charted number 4 of the top 30 independent artist's chart with Gospel USA.
A Special Thanks to the City of Southfield and the Southfield Veteran's Commission Org. for their continued support and partnership with MIWVE.
Contact Sgt. Stephanie J. Shannon – Founder/CEO of Michigan Women Veterans Empowerment for more information – MIWVEC@yahoo.com (810) 373-5744 – www.empowermiwomenvets.com
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