Silent Auction to Benefit Houston Area Teen Girls
HOUSTON, TX, November 12, 2014– The Smahrt Girl Foundation (SGF) hopes to continue enriching the lives of teen girls in the Houston area by hosting its 1st Annual Brunch & Ball Gowns Gala at Hotel ZaZa on Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 11:30 AM.
In an effort to inspire teen girls the gala will honor the outstanding achievements of women with a proven commitment to developing young girls and enhancing the lives of other women. These women are committed to mentoring, community service, and giving back.
The keynote speaker for the afternoon is Valeisha Butterfield-Jones. She is an award-winning political strategist, women’s activist and lifestyle expert. Butterfield-Jones is the Co-founder and Chair of the Women in Entertainment Empowerment Network (WEEN), Chief Executive Officer of The Butterfield Group, LLC and the author of the highly anticipated book, The Girlprint.
The newest anchor to join FOX 26 morning news, Rita Garcia will emcee the program. She is a Texas native and has spent the last couple of years working as FOX 26 weekend anchor.
Smahrt Solutions, Inc. is one of the event sponsors. Pamela Ellis, President said, “The purpose of this event is to recognize these women for their courage and commitment to developing our young people. We hope their stories will inspire our girls to set high goals and to be relentless towards achieving success. We would also like to take the opportunity to increase awareness for the foundation and to raise funds for our 2015 programs, including our highly sought after Smahrt Girl Camp.”
Past efforts by SGF to help area teen girls include its annual prom dress drive. Last year SGF provided over 100 girls with beautiful donated dresses that were donated by individuals and area businesses and boutiques. Additionally, SGF provides free etiquette training, health and beauty workshops and provides scholarships to deserving teens.
Smahrt Girl Foundation is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization. The mission of the Foundation is to provide girls the opportunity to live the life of their dreams by offering positive support through character building, life skills and leadership programs.
Please join us for an extravagant afternoon with a Lavish Brunch, Silent Auction, Great Giveaways, and powerful nationally known and recognized guest speakers.
For information on how to become a sponsor or to attend the inaugural Brunch & Ball Gowns Gala visit www.smahrtgirl.org or www.facebook.com/smahrtgirl or Contact: Genyne Vinson 713- 530-2909