Upper Cumberland Women to unite!

Posted By | April 4, 2002 12:00 am

Emily Moorehead
“I loved it,” said Kathy Sullivan of last year’s Upper Cumberland Showcase for Women.
“I’ve been to a lot of women’s shows in other counties, and ours was better in comparison.”
Will Sullivan be returning this year?
“I already have my ticket,” she said.
“I’ve had it for a week.”
Sullivan said one of the features of the show she most enjoyed was the medical booth as well as the many products available for sale from area merchants.
Already, many clinics are scheduled for the women’s show.
The 2002 Upper Cumberland Showcase for Women takes place on April 13 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Many special activities are planned for attendees including educational clinics sponsored by numerous area merchants.
They are:
– Oreck vacuum demonstrations — Morgan Furniture Center
– Beauty tips — Styled and Polished
– Real Estate tips — Century 21
– Planting tips — White County Farmer’s Co-op
– Interior design tips — Jongee’s Gifts
– Blood pressure checks and cholesterol screenings — White County Community Hospital
– How to clean jewelry — Big J Jewelry
– Auction and real estate tips — Tri-Star Real Estate
– Introduction of new skin care line — White County Women’s Healthcare
– Pampered Chef product demonstrations — Jody Sliger
– Fern care — J & J Produce
– Visual display tips by Home Interior — Gayle Brock
– How to create a silk arrangement — Unique Designs
– Policy seminars — Mike Ryan of AFLAC
In addition, Kroger will be offering free food samples, and the Senior Circle will present bingo games throughout the day.
Sullivan attended last year with her friend, Judy Dunn, and Dunn told The Expositor she loved the show because it was interesting and fun.
Dunn said she attends the Nashville women’s show each year and was glad to have one in her area.
“I liked the information pamphlets and handouts,” she said.
“I just really love the women’s show.”
However, the person who seemed most thrilled with last year’s show was the grand prize winner, Kathryn Flatt,
“I really enjoyed the women’s show,” said Flatt, who was last year’s grand prize winner of a 52″ big screen television.
“I liked the variety of all the different exhibitors, and I thought it was a class act for Sparta.”
Promotions Director Christy Hampton and the entire advertising staff of The Expositor are staying busy planning the event, and Hampton urges women to buy their tickets in advance.
“Please, please, please buy tickets in advance,” Hampton wanted all area women to know.
“The tickets are moving quickly and we expect to sell out even sooner than last year.
With a ticket in hand, no one will face the prospect of being turned away at the door the day of the event.”
To secure tickets for the second annual Upper Cumberland Showcase for Women, visit The Expositor or the following White County businesses:
– Morgan Furniture Center
– Styled and Polished
– Tri-Star Real Estate and Auction
– ERG Realty
– White County Farmers Coop
– Big J Jewelry
– The Natural Answer
– J & J Produce
– Unique Designs
– State Farm Insurance
In Cookeville, tickets may be purchased at Ready, Set, Grow; in Crossville, interested parties will find tickets for sale at Elite Repeats.
The Expositor suggests buying tickets in advance as attendance is limited.
Tickets are $5.00 with 20 percent being donated to fund a Tennessee Technological University nursing scholarship for a White County student.
Secure a ticket for the second annual Upper Cumberland Showcase for Women for a chance at this year’s grand prize, a $3,000 shopping spree from Morgan Furniture Center.
As they say in the big city, “Be there or be square!”

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