(Sarasota, FL) Designing Women Boutique is pleased to announce the calendar for their 2019 Salon Series of mini-lectures featuring respected leaders and experts. Two evening programs have been added to the schedule for the first time and will include light bites and bubbly while the traditional boxed lunch for the daytime events will continue. Salon Series include live style shows and are one of DWB’s most popular traditions, with proceeds used to fund their grants program to benefit, scholarships and local arts and human services organizations.
The 2019 Salon Series calendar includes the following speakers and dates:
• January 31 – 11:30 am (Lunch & Learn)
“Is My Forgetfulness Normal?”
Dr. Cheryl Brandi, DNSc, ARNP, NP-C, CDP, CADDCT, adult nurse practitioner, Roskamp Institute Clinic
• February 27 – 5:30 pm (Evening Light Bites)
“Innovating a Greener Future”
Jennifer Rominiecki, president & CEO, Marie Selby Botanical Garden
• March 27 – 5:30 pm (Evening Light Bites)
“Philanthropy: Art or Science:
Panel featuring senior staff with the Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation:
o Kelly Romanoff, project manager
o Teri A. Hansen, president & CEO
o John Annis, senior VP for collaboration and impact
• April 25 – 11:30 am (Lunch & Learn)
“The Gourmet Weight Loss Guru”
• September 26 –11:30 am (Lunch & Learn)
“Why Creativity Matters”
Dr. Larry R. Thompson, president, Ringling College of Art + Design
• October 24 –11:30 am (Lunch & Learn)
“Designing Women: Women Designing Museums”
Anne Marie Russell, executive director, Sarasota Museum of Art
Salon Series tickets are $25 for the Lunch & Learn sessions and $28 for the Evening Light Bites. Purchase tickets online at DesigningWomenSRQ.org/events. The 2019 series is sponsored by Judith Skornicka Schwartzbaum, senior vice president with The Schwartzbaum Group at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management. The events are produced by DWB’s Ambassador Guild and co-chaired by Joan Campo-Liga and Chris Sancin.
About Designing Women
Established in 2002, Designing Women Boutique is Sarasota’s premier non-profit boutique featuring upscale fashions, jewelry, fine art and home goods. They also offer concierge estate liquidation and downsizing services. Through the sale of consigned, donated and new merchandise as well as sponsorships, donations and other fundraising activities, DWB has given over $4 million in grants and merchandise to more than 75 local recipients. Their mission is to grow funding for the benefit of Sarasota’s arts and human services organizations.
DWB is located at 1226 North Tamiami Trail. For information, call 941-366-5293 or visit DesigningWomenSRQ.org.