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The Pink Peppermint Project to Honor Breast Cancer Survivors at Second Annual GLAMCON EXPERIENC
A Celebration of Life, Survivorship and Friendship
In observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, The Pink Peppermint Project will host is second annual event, GLAMCON EXPERIENCE, to honor the countless survivors, caregivers, friends and supporters who have been impacted by breast cancer. This inspiring day designed for rejuvenation, relaxation and restoration will take place on Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lofty Spaces in Dallas. Breast cancer patient and philanthropist, Crystal King will serve as the keynote speaker and best-selling author and model, Anita Hawkins will serve as the event emcee.
“For the second year in a row, I am extremely thrilled to host this unique event that acknowledges the journey that breast cancer patients and their families endure with a day that’s created just for them,” said Shantaquilette Carter, founder and CEO of the Pink Peppermint Project. “It is a time where women can fellowship and create a sisterhood with one another, while receiving access to an abundance of relevant tools and resources that cater to their unique health needs and journey.”
The GLAMCON EXPERIENCE is an elaborate event that celebrates life, survivorship, and friendship. From inspirational speeches, informative expert panels, and financial workshops to beauty tips, wellness resources, and a ZUMBA in pink workout session, the day has been uniquely designed to cater to an array of interests. Attendees will have an opportunity to enjoy a delectable gourmet brunch, sample a variety of wines, groove to the sounds of King DJ Mack, enjoy lively music performances by Letitia Owens and Ashton Edminster and capture memorable moments at a social media photo booth. There will also be a “Beauty and Blessing” expo where attendees can shop from companies that provide safe and toxic free cosmetics and beauty products. Additionally, four amazing women will be presented with the “Glamorous Conqueror Awards.” The special honorees are Coqueace Powell, three-time breast cancer survivor; Crystal King, current breast cancer patient and philanthropist; Sylvia Dunnavant, founder of the Celebrating Life Foundation and Tara Rasheta, model and business owner. To view complete event details and the full lineup of featured speakers, please visit www.glamconevents.org.
“The GLAMCON EXPERIENCE is truly a time to celebrate and honor conquerors and warriors with a day of empowerment and networking for their spirits and souls,” said Carter. “It is truly an occasion where women who have experienced so much, can look and feel their absolute best.”
The GLAMCON EXPERIENCE is free to all current cancer patients. Open to the community, tickets range from $25 to $50 and are available for purchase at www.glamconevents.org. Proceeds raised will benefit The Pink Peppermint Project to provide support services to current patients and caregivers. All guests are encouraged to wear pink.
The top sponsor for The GLAMCON EXPERIENCE is Bacardi US. Additional sponsors include Morgan Stanley, Kendra Scott, Nordstrom’s in the Galleria, Kandi Coated Cosmetics, EJ Home Builders, Southern Best Catering and OMG Cakes. Sponsorships are still available and range from $500 to $5000. For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Shantaquilette@glamconevents.com For event updates, stay connected on Facebook and Instagram @GlamConEvents.
About The Pink Peppermint Project
The Pink Peppermint Project is a 501c3 organization founded in 2017 with a purpose to provide beauty and wellness resources to breast cancer patients and survivors, as well as expand knowledge and preventive care for women affected by breast cancer. The organization equips cancer patients and caregivers with a powerful integrated approach to the cancer journey helping survivors heal at the levels of body, mind, and spirits. The Pink Peppermint Project also improves the quality of life for patients and families through therapeutic workshops, education, advocacy and experts. In Partnership with breast cancer facilities in underdeveloped and impoverished regions, organization can provide outreach resources and necessary tools to provide assistance in the poorest cities in the nation. The Pink Peppermint Project provides survivor s with information on where to go, what to do next, and how to keep women informed through diagnosis, treatment, and beyond. It has served over 500 women providing beauty resources, financial assistance, scholarships, support services, and educational programs, at no charge. To learn more about The Pink Peppermint Project, please visit www.pinkpeppermintcares.org