W.I.S.E. Women’s Fireside Chat

Friday, October 18, 2019
Walnut Creek Country Club – 508 Lakeshore Dr.

Join us as we showcase inspirational stories & extraordinary achievements of women leaders and celebrate the power of individuality. W.I.S.E. Women Inspiring Success & Empowerment Fireside Chat will feature the following speakers:

Vivian Howard – Vivian Howard is an author, chef, restaurant owner, storyteller, and host of the PBS show, “A Chef?s Life.” Her New York Times bestseller, Deep Run Roots: Stories & Recipes from My Corner of the South, is a landmark work of American food writing, as much a storybook as it is a cookbook, imparting the true tale of Eastern NC food.

Chief Justice Cheri Beasley – Chief Justice Beasley became the first African-American woman in the Supreme Court?s 200-year history to serve as Chief Justice of the state?s highest Court, and only the fourth African-American woman to lead a state?s highest court in the entire United States.

Kristy Woodson Harvey – Bestselling author of Dear Carolina, Lies & Other Acts of Love, Slightly South of Simple, The Secret To Southern Charm & The Southern Side Of Paradise. Kristy is the winner of the Lucy Bramlette Patterson Award for Excellence in Creative Writing, a finalist for the Southern Book Prize, her work has been optioned for film and her books have received numerous accolades.

Renee Chou – Renee Chou is a three-time, Emmy-award winning anchor/reporter for WRAL-TV. You can wake up with her every weekday morning on WRAL and on Fox 50. She also anchors WRAL?s Noon Newscast, in addition to special assignments.

VIP tickets – $110 – VIP tickets include Meet & Greet with all four of the featured speakers from 4:45pm – 5:45 pm. A autographed copy of Vivian Howard’s, Deep Run Roots: Stories & Recipes from My Corner of the South and a autographed copy of Kristy Woodson Harvey’s latest book, The Southern Side of Paradise.

General Admission tickets $60 General Admission doors open at 5:30pm

Table Sponsors are available for $500. For more information contact, Lara Landers at 919-734-2241 or laral@waynecountychamber.com.

VIP admission – 4:45pm
VIP Meet & Greet – 4:45pm – 5:45pm

General admission – 5:30pm
Cocktail hour – 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Program – 6:30pm

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