Mother’s Day Brunch with Celebrity Keynote Speaker Mariah Huq
HOUSTON, TX- 3/ 20/ 2014- Sparkles of Life will host “High Heels and Hats” Mother’s Day Brunch on Saturday, May 3rd from 11:30 am-1:00pm at the Villagio. This eloquent occasion will celebrate motherhood with a Southern flair while focusing on Sparkles of Life’s mission to raise awareness and uplift women from diverse backgrounds on infertility issues. This event will also serve as a platform to honor eleven of the most prominent women throughout the Texas area who wear "high heels" by continuously making indelible marks in their communities. The eleven honorees include:
Krista Bourne, President of the Houston/Gulf Coast Region Verizon Wireless
Barbara Harris Curtis, Sr. Director at Lakewood Church
Kandi Eastman, Radio Personality/
Debbie Festari, Owner of Festari for Men and Philanthropist "Una Notte In Italia"
Dr. Joanie Hare OB/GYN at Houston Perinatal Associates
Karen Johnson, Mother of 7-time NFL All Pro Houston Texans Andre Johnson and CEO/Founder of the P.A.C.E. Moms
Kristyn Page, Director Diversity Strategies for MACYS
Kysha Reid, Executive Producer Fox 26 News
Dr. Docia Rudley, First Lady of Texas Southern University and Thurgood Marshall School of Law Professor
Hawa Stinson, FNP Lead Family Nurse Practitioner at Bee Busy Wellness Center
Lashica Salter-Velazquez, PHR Market Human Resource Manager for Wal-Mart.
During the event, Founder and a true inspiration herself, Rhonda Lewis-Nwosu will be accompanied by the multifaceted former news anchor and producer, Mariah Huq. Mariah is the co-creator, producer, and co-star of Bravo’s new hit series “Married to Medicine.” To date Mariah Huq's show has garnered the highest Nielson ratings for any first season reality show on the Bravo network to date. She is honored to serve as this year's keynote speaker and is elated to deliver a powerful message to The Bayou City. "Sparkles of Life is unique in that it recognizes both the challenges and the victories parents endure during the journey to have a family. Thank you, Rhonda Lewis-Nwosu for allowing me to participate in "High Heels & Hats" and be amongst such champions," says Huq.
Infertility is an issue that affects women of all races, backgrounds, and cultures. Sparkles of Life “High Heels and Hats” Mother’s Day Brunch, is geared towards helping women to understand and overcome obstacles of conceiving. This event will also allow women to come together and share their personal stories of struggle, perseverance, and ultimately triumph. “My children were miracles,” says Founder Rhonda Lewis-Nwosu. “There’s a pain from expectations, disappointments, and loss…I realized that I have a duty, a right, and a privilege to help other women.”
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About Sparkles of Life:
Sparkles of Life, Inc. was founded in 2008 by Rhonda Lewis-Nwosu. It is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting families on their paths to parenthood. Sparkles of Life, supports women whose journey consists of infertility, miscarriage(
About Mariah Huq:
Mariah Huq is the multifaceted former news anchor and producer, and COO of Jewels and Jem, a multicultural children's bedding and pajama line. Mariah is also the co-creator, producer, and co-star of Bravo's new hit series "Married to Medicine". To date Mariah Huq's show has garnered the highest Nielsen ratings on the network with 2.7 million viewers for a freshman series.
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