POYED by Velvette and Pretty with a Purpose has coupled their passion for philanthropy to launch the 1st Annual PINK Pamper Expo & Fundraiser, a Pre-Mother’s Day social event for mother and daughter fashion enthusiasts. This event will play host to an incredible day of pampering, shopping and education from local and national brands. Patrons will participate in hourly fitness, healthcare, fashion and beauty advice, along with an array of additional “Hot Topic” workshops from top experts that include: Michelle Cheney-Donaldson, Former Commissioner, New York Division of Human Rights; Uneeka Jay, Motivational Speaker; Angela Scarfia, Beauty Expert; Dr. Liat Applewhite, Health Specialist; and Lucinda Cross, Author and Motivational Speaker. In addition to an amazing checklist of services, guests will enjoy a beauty bar, complimentary cocktails and passed hors d’oeuvres, entertainment, and gifting items to compliment everyone’s shopping and pampering experience.
POYED by Velvette and Pretty with a Purpose is also pleased to announce that one lucky mother and daughter will walk away a winner of their first “Mommy and Me” head-to-toe makeover contest. The winner will be announced during the 1st Annual PINK Pamper Expo & Fundraiser. Furthermore, joining in for the day of philanthropy where guests can shop and be pampered in style are brands:Turning Head Accessories, My Girlfriend Closet Boutique, Posh Beauty Bar, Miiz Misha's World of Empowerment with Mary Kay, Original Housewives Collection, Champagne’s Sweets, Tinsel Boutique, V Vanity Hair, Jaemaries, Eye Image Fashion, Victors of New York Creative Decor and Balloon Design, Eloquent Essentials, SheCuteBKNY, Organic Threadz, Miss Sassy Boutique, IT Works, Shocolate Kisses, Xpressions By Margaret Lajara, Lakes Creates, Little Miss Pretty House of Glam and more are being added every day.
Benefiting from this momentous occasion is the People’s Resource andDevelopment Association (PRaDA), an organization dedicating to social reform while serving and uplifting low income NYC residents as they strive to break the cycles of poverty.
ABOUT POYED BY VELVETTE
POYED “Pinking of You Events & Design” By Velvette, is an Event Planning & Catering Business with a clear mission to provide exemplary and comprehensive event planning, management, design, staffing and catering services.
Founded by Velvette Mattison-Batson with over 10 years of experience, an exceptionally keen eye for details, POYED by Velvette are successful in fulfilling the desires of their clients by listening intensively to what they want and focusing on exceeding their expectations NOT their budget.
ABOUT PRETTY WITH A PURPOSE
Pretty with a Purpose, was co-founded in 2013 by Nerissa Malloy. Their focused campaign and progressive non-profit organization is geared towards young girls and women of all ages including young mothers in need of social development including etiquette classes, mentoring/coaching, scholarships, conferences, community activities and a myriad of other services.
Their mission is to help improve the lives of, inspire and empower women and young girls. They will accomplish this by pouring knowledge, time, and skills back into local communities, and encouraging participants to be fearless, eliminate self-doubt and to walk in their purpose.
The vision is to let young girls and women everywhere know they are pretty both inside and out and living a purposeful life.