BARE Brunch 2016

Exclusive VIP Empowerment Brunch for Single Moms 

Dallas, TXThe 2016 BARE Brunch is the 2nd Annual brunch for single moms, attendance is by nomination only through local organizations and key influencers and limited to 20 single moms. Kowork Dallas is the 2016 official venue sponsor – donating their space to our cause. The intimate event allows the BARE team to be laser focused on key topics, to include: healing, self-care, and implementing actionable steps for a prosperous future—positioning them for intentional living and restoration. Participants will gain insight from key players in the wellness and beauty industries, who will inspire them to take care of mommy first, change their outlook on life, renovate their language, and discovering their why. The women will walk away with a single mom tool kit filled with goodies to jumpstart their inner renovation, journey to wellness, new practice of being more than a mom, and keys to establish rock-solid connections with other single moms and influencers in their community.

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The empowerment brunch hosts 20 single moms from across Texas for a full day of pampering, personal and professional development, and team building. During this one-day empowerment event, single moms will gain insight from key players  in the areas of personal branding, media, beauty, health and wellness, personal development, and finance. They will be inspired  to take care of mom first, change their outlook on life, renovate their language, and discovering their why. The event features breakout sessions, panel discussions, and a keynote address.

The attendees will be by nomination only, ranging in age from 21 to 47 years old, from various backgrounds.. The women will walk away with a single mom tool kit filled with goodies to jumpstart their inner renovation, journey to wellness, new practice of being more than a mom, and keys to establish rock-solid connections with other single moms and influencers in their community.

DONATE

Become a B.A.R.E. Brunch Partner.

As a B.A.R.E. Brunch Partner, you’ve decided to support a demographic who is often overlooked or riddled by negative statistics – single moms. B.A.R.E. Brunch was created to provide a safe space for single moms to be empowered, have candid conversation with other single moms, but most importantly be pampered and come first.

Your gift of $75 allows 1 single mom to attend free of charge.

The 2nd Annual BARE Brunch for single moms is happening March 12, 2016. In order to make this an unforgettable experience for our single moms, we need exceptional volunteers who are ready to serve.

If you are interested in SERVING as a #BareButler and volunteering, please complete the volunteer application.

Limited opportunities.

KOWORK DALLAS - BARE BRUNCH OFFICIAL VENUE SPONSOR

400 N. St. Paul Street, Suite 900 Dallas, TX 75201

2016 SUPERFRIENDS & OFFICIAL PARTNERS

SUPER FRIEND

Brunch Keynote

NIKKI WOODS is CEO of Nikki Woods Media, multi-media personality, Social Media and Personal Branding Coach, Motivational Speaker and Voice-over artist.

NIKKI is the senior producer of the Tom Joyner Morning Show (TJMS), the most successful syndicated urban radio show in history reaching more than 8 million people on a daily basis.

As Sr. Producer, she is responsible for the engaging on-air content heard each morning on the over-100 affiliate radio stations that air the award-winning program.

Get in the spotlight with Nikki here!

SUPER FRIEND

Brunch Emcee

DR BENEDRIA ‘BEE’ SMITH is founder of Bee Inspired and the Positive Imagination Mentoring Group, Benedria provides mentoring and coaching services to learners of all levels, and business professionals seeking to promote in their fields of expertise.

She is a Mentor, Adjunct Professor, a Researcher, Public Speaker, and Global Talk Show Host of the #BeeInspired brand. She lectures worldwide on Customer Service, Leadership Strategy, Efficiency, Student Retention, and Organizational Succession Planning.

Bee Stung with Inspiration here!

SUPER FRIEND

Panel Moderator

RENITA FREENEY is CEO and Freelance Artist at the Freeney Group – a creative giant specializing in custom artwork. She is also a Customer Experience Specialist at Mercedes-Benz Financial Services USA, LLC.

She is returning for the 2nd year to handle the responsibilities of moderator and giver of intellect to our BARE Brunch Panel.

Connect with Renita on Pericope + Twitter 

Cheryl Polote-Williamson

SUPER FRIEND

Lunch + Learn Presenter

CHERYL A. POLOTE-WILLIAMSON is a lover of God and her husband, a grace philanthropist, visionary, influencer, motivator and chief encouragement officer. In May 2013, Cheryl published, Words From the Spirit For the Spirit, which has been released worldwide and published in multiple languages. This year, she co-authored and released Amazon Best-Seller Shift On about overcoming and turning trials into triumphs.

Learn more about Cheryl via her website

OFFICIAL PARTNER

Brunch Provider

MARIE’S MANTLE is a family-owned business that believes in serving others.  As a company, Marie’s Mantle is committed to creating the best working environment and customer experience possible.  Owners, William & Naima Judge are originally from the Northeast United States, but have made the Dallas area their home.

Yummy aromas found here.

Creatives

OFFICIAL PARTNER

Bling Connoisseur

TAYLA MARIE is creator and CEO of The Couture Box, LLC, a custom apparel and accessory boutique that specializes in bling. She is affectionately known as the Bling Connoisseur.

She is Ebony’s official bling sponsor of iamEbony and BARE Brunch.

Connect with Tayla here!

Official Photographer for BARE Brunch

OFFICIAL PARTNER

Photographer

BRIANNA DICKSON is a Dallas’ premier commercial and wedding photographer shooting clients ranging from Costco, Dallas Cowboys, HerbaLife, Verizon, Citi, to capturing long-lasting wedding and family milestones. Her talent and eye for beauty is unmatched.

She is a Dallas native, a wife, mother to a fur baby named Moses and a self proclaimed foodie!

Connect with Brianna to capture your special day!

OFFICIAL PARTNER

Swag Bag Sponsor

LATAYE DAVIS is CEO of Stilettos in the City PR Firm & Branding, LLC. She is a proud Veteran | Speaker | Consultant | Queen Brander.

 

BARE BRUNCH PANEL

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ELIZABETH ‘ELI’ DE MORAES, M.A., M.F.A, R.Y.T. comes to you with years of experience in the health and fitness industries, as an accomplished former international professional dancer, Pilates and yoga teacher, and as a transformational Lifestyle and Health Coach.

Connect with Eli for your fitness and transformation needs here.

Queen K. Smith

QUEEN K. SMITH was born and raised in Cameroon, West Africa. Both her upbringing and background have afforded her the opportunity to understand diversity and relate to people from different nationalities and multiple walks of life. Queen is passionate about community, people, and their stories.

Connect with Queen via her website.

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EYDIE ROBINSON is a native of St. Louis, MO and a single mother of three children. She is a mentor, motivational speaker and Founder of Desire to Empower, a non-profit organization which caters to women and girls.

Her mantra,”Making every woman and girl feel like she can conquer the world.”

Learn more about Eydie and her organization here.

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NECIE BLACK is  a certified Master Coach, Founder and CEO of her Oklahoma based company, Lyfe Smarts LLC. She earned both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Business Management from Amberton University, Garland, Texas. She is also a Board of Directors member and volunteer with Dress for Success, Oklahoma City.

Get more Necie and Connect on InstagramTwitter or on her site.

Ronda A. White

RONDA A. WHITE is the CEO of Ronda A White LLC, Co-Founder of Authentic.Beautiful. Acclaimed. Women Association, Speaker and Author.

Ronda loves serving women through educational workshops and conferences. Growing up in a single parent household and as a single parent Ronda understands the challenges women face raising their kids without a male role model in the house while facing head on all of life’s challenges.

Get more Ronda here!

 

BARE GLAM SQUAD

LEAD MUA & TRAINER

Trainer & BARE Glam Lead

DESTINEE NELSON is the CEO of Destinee Sade makeup artistry, MAC freelance artist, and lead MUA for the BARE Glam Project, a volunteer crew of professional makeup artists who are focused on giving back and ensuring our moms have an experience to remember for years to come. Born to a single mother, Nelson is familiar with the challenges single moms face and dedicates herself to initiatives that focus on pouring into this demographic. As a professionally trained makeup artist, Nelson has the privilege of working with celebrities and every day women – ensuring her clients inner beauty is reflected in her art while enhancing their outer beauty.

Bookings: DestineeSade@icloud.com

P: 214.463.4115

BARE GLAM SQUAD

MUA & Licensed Esthetician 

MARQUITA LEWS DAVIS is a former single mom turned Licensed Esthetician and the owner of Faces by Quita. This is her second year serving the moms of BARE Bruch.  We are elated she said yes for the 2nd year in a row. Her skill set, wisdom, and impeccable artistry is sure to enhance the beauty of our moms while empowering their hearts.

Bookings: facesbyquita@gmail.com

Instagram: FacesByQuita

BARE GLAM SQUAD

MUA

MICHELE HILL is owner of Makeup by Michele, as a self-taught makeup artist who has mastered her craft she has so graciously devoted her time to empowering our moms through makeup. We are happy to have her on board.

BOOK Makeup by Michele: michele.hill91@yahoo.com

Instagram: tweetymromeo
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BARE GLAM SQUAD

MUA

KIERRA DAVID, also know as ‘XOFrenchy,’ is owner of XO Frenchy Makeup Artistry based in Dallas, TX. She is also a MAC freelance artist

Twitter: xofrenchy_mua
Instagram: xofrenchy_mua
BOOKINGS: booking@xofrenchy.com
P: 817-264-6066 

BARE GLAM SQUAD

MUA

ASHLEY WALKER is a self-taught freelance makeup artist, specializing in the following:
Glamour
Bridal
Photo shoots
Everyday natural makeup
Special occasions and more

 

Brushd on Instagram: _brushd

Facebook: Southern Belle

2015 BARE Brunch Super Friends & Official Partners

SUPER FRIEND

Brunch Keynote

NIKKI WOODS is the senior producer of the Tom Joyner Morning Show, the most successful syndicated urban radio show in history reaching more than 8 million people on a daily basis. Born in Rock Hill, Missouri, Woods studied education at Howard University in Washington D.C. and journalism at theUniversity of St. Francis in Joliet, Illinois.

Koffee Day Spa

SUPER FRIEND

Wellness Expert

THAI MORRISON is a leading health & wellness expert, owner of Koffee Day Spa & Med Spa, a swank, boutique spa located in downtown Dallas. Koffee Day Spa is not only known for being a great place for pampering & relaxation, Koffee is now a Medical Spa, capable of treating your most urgent aesthetic needs.

SUPER FRIEND

Moderator

RENITA FREENEY is a Customer Experience Specialist at Mercedes-Benz Financial Services USA, LLC, Freelance Artist and creative giant.

She is responsible for moderating the inaugural BARE Brunch Panel.

SUPER FRIEND

Visionary Expert

PATRICE MAY

PATRICE MAY is a speaker, influencer and Godsend to the BARE Family. Our single moms will be able to design the life they want by writing the vision and making it plain. We are grateful to have her on board and look forward to having her back in 2016! If you are looking for a visionary board experience please connect with Patrice here.

OFFICIAL PARTNER

Brunch

MARIE’S MANTLE is a family-owned business that believes in serving others.  As a company, Marie’s Mantle is committed to creating the best working environment and customer experience possible.  Owners, William & Naima Judge are originally from the Northeast United States, but have made the Dallas area their home

Creatives

OFFICIAL PARTNER

Bling Connoisseur

TAYLA MARIE is creator and CEO of The Couture Box, LLC, a custom apparel and accessory boutique that specializes in bling. She is affectionately known as the Bling Connoisseur.

She is Ebony’s official shoe sponsor of iamEbony and BARE Brunch.

Official Photographer for BARE Brunch

OFFICIAL PARTNER

Photographer

BRIANNA DICKSON is a Dallas’ premier commercial and wedding photographer shooting clients ranging from Costco, Dallas Cowboys, HerbaLife, Verizon, Citi, to capturing long-lasting wedding and family milestones. Her talent and eye for beauty is unmatched.

She is a Dallas native, a wife, mother to a fur baby named Moses and a self proclaimed foodie!

We are elated to have her serve as the official photographer of BARE Brunch.

OFFICIAL PARTNER

Videographer

SPENCER KING is Tulsa’s own, up and coming videographer. King is credited with being the creator of the powerful movement #TheProgression  (@TulsaProgression), an impactful movement designed to change the conversation of the black man and the violent stigmas associated with it. The movement encourages youth to find their creativity, pursue their passion, and build a network of reciprocity and peace.

BARE Brunch Panelist

ELIZABETH ‘ELI’ DE MORAES, M.A., M.F.A, R.Y.T. is Transformational Lifestyle and Health Coach for the 40 and Fabulous Woman, helping you move from overwhelmed to thriving in life and business.

Connect with Eli for your fitness and transformation needs here.

DR. JENNIFER J. HOBSON (ABD) is a national speaker and presenter, and known expert in the fields of performing arts and event production.

BARE Brunch is blessed to have her pour into our moms.

Connect with Jennifer via her website.

SHERYL EDWARDS is a native of Detroit, MI, now residing in Dallas, TX. As a Talent Recruitment Leader, Sheryl is responsible for supporting the Aviation division of the General Electric Company. She is responsible for leading the external talent acquisition strategy for six Commercial divisions.

In her spare time, Sheryl enjoys spending quality time with her 5 year old daughter, Simone and is energized by mentoring and pouring into the lives of young women.

Connect with Sheryl on LinkedIn

NECIE BLACK is  a certified Master Coach, Founder and CEO of her Oklahoma based company, Lyfe Smarts LLC. She earned both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Business Management from Amberton University, Garland, Texas. She is also a Board of Directors member and volunteer with Dress for Success, Oklahoma City.

Get more Necie and Connect on InstagramTwitter or on her site.

Eddie Nelson Barnett

EDDIE BARNETT is Owner, Operator of Eddie and Co,  a wholesale showroom with the best lines in Dallas, TX, whose mission is to house the latest and most fashion forward designers! Eddie will give our moms tips and tricks to look fashionable on a budget.

Get more Eddie and Co here!

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