Women's Center Annual Art Show


Friday, February 29, 2008 - 5:30am to 2:00pm


Sheraton Hotel, Europa Drive


Through Women's Eyes, By Women's Hands

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One Special Day...Three Special Events....

You are cordially invited to the 24th annual Through Women's Eyes, By Women's Hands Crafts Artisans Show which will be held on Friday, February 29, 2008 at the Sheraton Hotel, 1 Europa Drive in Chapel Hill.

This all-day event will celebrate the work and vision of North Carolinan women artisans, and will include a Luncheon and Cocktail party to benefit the programs and services of The Women's Center.

Local Olympian, Joan Nesbit Mabe, will be the featured Luncheon speaker. Work by local craftswomen will be on sale all day and evening. Purchase your mother's day, wedding and graduation gifts here! Sales will continue during a NEW evening cocktail party.

Friday, February 29, 2008
Luncheon: 12 - 1pm
NEW! Cocktail Party: 5-7pm
Craft Art for Sale: 10:30am-2:30pm and 5-7pm

Luncheon Keynote Speaker:
Olympic runner and local resident, Joan Nesbit Mabe, will be the keynote speaker at the luncheon. Joan is a three time NCAA All-American in cross country, indoor track, and outdoor track; a member of the 1996 Olympic team; the current US masters record holder in the 1,500m and indoor mile; and a world record holder for 45-49 age group in the indoor mile. With all of these athletic accomplishments, she still states that her greatest lifetime achievements are her three daughters. Joan dedicates her time to her community of Chapel Hill by coaching "See Jane Run" - a group for mothers who run; The Chapel Hill Carrboro Pacers - a youth running group for ages 7-15; and The Carrboro Athletics Club - an elite training group for men and women.

Proceeds from Through Women's Eyes, By Women's Hands supports the work of The Women's Center.


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