Tuesday, August 25, 2009

EVENTS: Make A Mark Tween Empowerment Event Announces Jellypop Shoes and Plum Denim as Sponsors

  • Motivational speaker Jennifer Curtet headlines as feature speaker
  • October 10 event will host workshops on skin care, the active lifestyle, and arts and crafts

PASADENA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Make A Mark, an event designed to educate and empower tween girls on healthy body image and self-esteem, announces Jellypop Shoes and Plum Denim as sponsors and Jennifer Curtet as the event’s motivational speaker. Make A Mark kicks off on October 10 in Pasadena, inviting girls between the ages of 9–14 and their mothers to participate in an afternoon of entertainment and learning.

An authority in communication and leadership, speaker and author Jennifer Curtet will inspire tweens’ hearts and minds to rise up and lead their best lives.


Activities at the event will include:

  • Motivational speaker Jennifer Curtet;
  • Workshops on health, skin care, nutrition and active lifestyles;
  • Arts and crafts workshops, with a floral arrangement class from Fleuretica;
  • A panel discussion and workshop to help mothers build positive relationships with their daughters (a significant part of the campaign emphasizes the mother’s role);
  • A fashion show presented by Plum Denim and Jellypop Shoes; and
  • An array of exhibitor booths.

“I’m excited for the support of our Los Angeles area sponsors who are helping to bring tweens and their mothers together in a fun and educational atmosphere,” said Kelley Lee Gin, Make A Mark organizer. “Our sponsors will be able to interact with the girls, sharing the latest trends with them.”


October 10, 2009, 10:30am–3pm


Pasadena Convention Center

300 E. Green St., Pasadena, CA 91101


www.mark-it.org, info@mark-it.org, 626-893-1054


Tickets are $20/person and will include small bites and beverages, swag bag, and an opportunity to win one of many raffle prizes. Tickets can be purchased at the door or online at www.mark-it.org.

A percentage of proceeds will benefit Pajama Program and Hearts 4 Africa.

More details to be announced as more guests are confirmed.


For those interested in becoming a sponsor, contact Kelley Lee Gin, sponsor@mark-it.org, 626.893.1054

About Make A Mark

Make A Mark is a campaign that strives to educate tween girls between the ages of 9–14 about body image, self-esteem, and inner strength. Focusing on helping mothers build positive relationships with their daughters, the campaign also encourages mothers to be more aware of their influence as role models.

Behind Make A Mark is a team of women who strive to instill positive values of self-worth in the girls of today, the women of tomorrow. Dedicated to inspire girls to believe in the power of just being themselves, Make A Mark’s purpose is to bring tween girls together in a safe and fun environment where they can begin the process of self-discovery. The campaign encourages girls to dream big and live large—to carve their own path to success, no matter where they come from and what they want to achieve.


Make A Mark
Sheila Montemayor, 832-287-7635

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