The Frankfort Community Public Library presents the Fourth Annual Women’s Expo, which will be held on March 14, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. The Women’s Expo is a celebration of women and woman-owned businesses. We have over 30 participating vendors this year. If you are planning to make purchases at this event, please be aware that some vendors do not accept credit cards.
Women’s Expo Speakers in the Elizabeth O’Read Skanta Theatre
Starting at 10 a.m., the first speaker will be Sherry Gick. She will share #IamRemarkable, which is a Google initiative empowering women and underrepresented groups. Registration is required for this event only. Please register at myfcpl.org/calendar. The deadline to register is Friday, March 6.
The Women’s Expo’s second speaker, young adult author Annie Sullivan, is at 11:30 a.m. The title of her presentation is “From Beginner to Bestseller.” Annie Sullivan, author of A Touch of Gold and Tiger Queen, talks about how she achieved her dream after being rejected by over 100 literary agents.
Our third speaker at 1 p.m. is electric violinist and philanthropist Cathy Morris. The title of her presentation is “Welcome to my World, Using the Arts to Create Positive Change.” She is the producer of the program Arts with a Purpose.
The final speaker of the day will be Dr. Loken. She speaks at 2:30 p.m. and is a board certified OB GYN with 20 years of clinical experience. She was in a serious car accident in her early forties that changed the course of her life. The title of her presentation is “Finding Your Purpose.”
Stephanie E. Pogue (1944-2002) was a painter, printmaker (specializing in differential viscosity printmaking), and professor. Her exhibit, “Arabesque” runs from February 1 – March 31, spanning both Black History Month and Women’s History Month. Please join us for a reception on Sat., Feb. 22, 1-4 p.m. in the Hubbard Gallery. We will also have a piece on display in March by self-described “Artivist” Beatriz Vasquez. Beatriz rediscovered the traditional Mexican folk art of papel picado (paper cutting), and then began a journey to innovate the art. Her work has been on display in many galleries and schools (and billboards) including Herron School of Art and Design, Gallery 924 Arts Council of Indianapolis, and the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indian Art.