Some of Southern Utah and Cedar City’s most dynamic women will participate as speakers, workshop presenters and fashion show participants at the second annual Women’s Expo presented by Cedar City Women in Business. The Women’s Expo is one of two fundraising events held by Cedar City Women in Business to raise funds for scholarships for women attending an Iron County college or University. This year Women in Business will also be awarding Women’s Expo vouchers to Canyon Creek Women’s Crisis Center. The vouchers are part of a partnership between the CCWCC and Women in Business to further the education of women in the Iron County community.
Sarah Lamb of Cedar City will lead off the day’s events at 10 am with a welcome presentation on “Finding Balance and Humor When Life Gets Chaotic.” Lamb was raised in the Bay Area, Northern CA. Sarah married Ed Lamb in 1997 and together they have three daughters and one son. Sarah keeps her life full of chaos as she cheers on her husband in his role as SUU football head coach, inspires and raises her children as well as acts as a leader and example for teenage girls in the youth program at her church. She attended BYU—Idaho formerly Ricks College, and UVU.
Liz Edmunds, also known as The Food Nanny, will be the featured luncheon speaker as well as an afternoon workshop presenter. Liz Edmunds will speak during the luncheon at noon on how she turned her dreams and passion into reality. Following lunch she will hold a workshop sharing her expertise on helping families learn the importance of family dinnertime. Today Edmunds is the host of the TV show, “The Food Nanny”, where she travels the world in search of “La Vita Vera”, which is the true life! Liz also serves as part teacher, part counselor, part coach for families in need of organizational help and cooking instruction on or off TV.
Each of these ladies will be followed by workshop presenters Becki Bronson, Amber Jackson and Shelley Esplin, Amee Gleave, Sage Platt, Kristi McMullin, Amanda Hill and Heather Richman.
“All of these women were asked to present at this event because they bring an energetic vibe that inspires, teaches and uplifts those around them” says Women’s Expo chair, Rachelle Hughes. “Each of them has a message to share with the community that will help improve work, home and social aspects of women’s lives.”
The Women’s Expo will be bustling with a variety of both free activities and affordable workshops, thanks to its sponsors Convergys, SUU Relations, Rocky Mountain Power, Cherry Creek Radio, Rainbow Sign and Banner, Crystal Inn, and Hughes and Associates. Throughout the day the public is invited to attend the free vendor fair and entertainment. Women in Business is currently taking registrations for the workshops as well as the luncheon which will include The Food Nanny, Liz Edmunds, a fashion show featuring local boutiques and clothing stores, and food from the gourmet French bakery, La Boulangerie Marie.
Workshop topics include:
• Welcome and Guest Speaker – Sarah Lamb – 10:00 am
• “Eight Ideas to Keep Your Glass Half Full” by Kristi McMullin -- Human Resource Manager for GAF, North America’s largest roof manufacturing company. 10:45 to 11:30 am
• “Work Success – Finding Employment” by Amber Jackson and Shelley Esplin of Department of Work Force Services. 10:45 to 11:30 am
• Luncheon catered by the French bakery, La Boulangerie Marie, featuring The Food Nanny, Liz Edmunds and a fashion show.
• “Through Small Things, Great Things Happen -- Top Five Inexpensive PR Actions that Lead to Booming Business” by Becki Bronson, Public Relations Manager for Valley View Medical Center and Garfield Memorial Hospital – 1:45 to 2:30 pm
• “Making the Most Out Of Your Closet” by Heather Richman (Poser’s Place) and Amanda Hill (Recycled Consign and Design) – 1:45 to 2:30 pm
• Liz Edmunds, The Food Nanny – 1:45 to 3:30 pm
• “Passive-Aggressive Communication” by Sage Platt (Southern Utah University Professor and relationship communication specialist along with her students) -- 2:45 to 3:30 pm
• “Color Me Crazy - Understanding who you are and why others do the things they do. Mastering personality types through colors” by Amee Gleave (National motivational speaker on “Get Your Sparkle Back”) -- 2:45 to 3:30 pm
To find out more about each of the workshop presenters visit cedarwomeninbusiness.com
Cost to attend the day of just workshops is $15. Luncheon cost is $15. Cost for all events is $25. Find out more about the speakers and register for workshops and the luncheon by visiting cedarwomeninbusiness.com or the Events page at Cedarcitychamber.org.