|Tickets on sale for ‘Women Moving Forward’ brunch on June 19
|By Bill Shea
Crain’s Detroit Business
Tickets are on sale for the third annual “Women Moving Forward and Reaching Back Brunch” on June 19 and hosted by the Braylon Edwards Foundation.
The event is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Henry Ford’s Lovett Hall and is led by New York Jets wide receiver Braylon Edwards, a Detroit native who played football at the University of Michigan, and Edwards’ mother, Malesa Plater, who is vice president of the foundation.
Honorees are tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams; U.S. Olympic gold medalist Dominique Dawes; former WJBK-TV2 sports reporter and anchor Ann Doyle, now owner of Rochester Hills-based Anne Doyle Strategies; and Dr. Shari Maxwell, obstetrician/gynecologist at Oakwood Health Systems.
This year’s emcee is ESPN correspondent Lisa Salters.
The brunch is to “honor women who have made an impact in the areas of education, health, fitness, and philanthropy. The brunch is designed to educate, encourage and empower women of all backgrounds to reach their dreams, share their stories and help others along the journey,” according to a statement from the foundation.
Tickets are on sale at http://www.braylonedwardsfoundation.org and cost $125 for general admission or $75 with a student ID.
A portion of the event’s proceeds will be donated to ThinkDetroitPAL.
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