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Community Leaders and Corporations Join Together to Bring Awareness to the Importance of Mentorship and Positive Latina Role Models



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ADVISORY for Thursday, july 28, 2005

WHAT:

Girls Today Women Tomorrow (GTWT) Sixth Annual Fashion Show Luncheon celebrating positive Latina role models. The fashion show will feature young Latinas from urban communities who are making a difference through the GTWT Mentorship & Leadership Program.

WHO:

Over 400 guests are expected to attend.

— Jose Huizar – LAUSD School Board President, Keynote Speaker

— Elvia Barboa – Padres Contra el Cancer Program Director, “Inspiracion Award” Recipient

— Rodri Rogriguez – President of Rodri Entertainment Group & Producer of the Mariachi USA Festival, Mistress of Ceremony

— Luisa Acosta-Franco – Farmers Insurance, Fashion Show Chair

WHEN:

Thursday, July 28, 2005

11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Registration

11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Silent Auction

12 p.m. – 2 p.m. Fashion Show/Luncheon

WHERE:

The Center at Cathedral Plaza, 555 West Temple Street in downtown Los Angeles. (Self-Parking $5 at Cathedral Plaza)

WHY:

Founded in 1996, Girls Today Women Tomorrow Leadership Mentoring Program (GTWT) provides an environment where girls ages 12-21 are mentored to create their own opportunities for life success while contributing to their community as young leaders.

The GTWT Fashion Show creates an opportunity for participants to work side by side with professional women to plan the fundraiser. The girls develop stronger leadership, communication, marketing, promotion and event planning skills. Event proceeds will be used to support ongoing program activities and sponsor several college scholarships for GTWT participants.

–30–SW/la*

CONTACT:

Girls Today Women Tomorrow

Nora Lopez

323-526-3058

Community Leaders and Corporations Join Together to Bring Awareness to the Importance of Mentorship and Positive Latina Role Models