Flirt With Your Fun Side At FestiGals NOLA June 22 To 24

Dated: 06/09/2017

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Women, get ready for the 7th annual FestiGals 2017 featuring the popular “Bodacious Bras for a Cause”! This three day event will be held June 22-24 in and around the Marriott Hotel on Canal Street. FestiGals is a non-profit organization created by and composed entirely of women whose goal is to celebrate women while improving their lives through supporting women-related causes. In fact, 100% of the proceeds from the FestiGals weekend special events will benefit women’s causes. On Friday, June 23, The New Orleans Women’s Leadership Conference will headline Linda Alvarado, the president and CEO of Alvarado Construction, Inc. who is also known for being the first Hispanic owner of a baseball franchise, the Colorado Rockies. This year’s theme is “Passion, Purpose and Power” and includes seminar tracks focusing on professional development, personal enrichment and the culture of New Orleans. See the following for the complete lineup of speakers: http://www.festigals.org/speakers.  In addition, there will be delicious food at some of New Orleans’ most famous restaurants, fashion shows, and the “Stiletto Stroll” in which the FestiGals parade through the French Quarter in elaborate costumes. Proceeds from fundraising marching krewes and newly formed groups will benefit New Orleans Family Justice Center which helps people suffering from domestic violence. “The Bodacious Bras for a Cause Brunch and Bloody Mary Mixer”, supporting women with cancer takes place on Saturday from 10:30 AM till 1:00 PM at the Marriott Hotel and includes a bra-art auction in which the bras are sold to the highest bidder. Also included is the “Thriver” fashion show by Stein Mart featuring women thriving in their cancer journeys. For tickets, please see the following link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bodacious-bras-for-a-cause-brunch-at-festigals-tickets-33600995482. Proceeds from the event will be shared by 2 local agencies,The Cancer Association of Greater New Orleans and Breastoration. You can get involved by decorating a bra or by fundraising for the Bodacious Bra Challenge. To learn more, please see the link that follows: http://www.festigals.org/blingabra.

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