A southern beauty with a flair for the fabulous! We are thrilled to have Savannah Chrisley, from USA's hit reality show, Chrisley Knows Best
, joining us at the Southern Women's Show! At just 19, she became the youngest person to retail on HSN with her fashion line Faith Over Fear, which debuted last fall. The former pageant queen is also developing her own fragrance and cosmetic collection. When she's not filming, Savannah uses her celebrity status to be an outspoken advocate for women and strongly supports the non-profit Unlikely Heroes, which works to save and rehabilitate victims of sex slavery.
See Savannah at 1pm on the Fashion and Entertainment Stage presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors
to get the scoop on filming Chrisley Knows Best
, growing up under the watchful eye of her father, and putting her career before love.
Savannah Chrisley Meet & Greet Package - $35.00 Saturday, August 25th
Package includes an exclusive Meet & Greet with your favorite pageant queen, Savannah Chrisley, from USA's Chrisley Knows Best
. In addition, you will receive one ticket to the Southern Women's Show, one Women's Show reusable shopping bag and reserved seating at the Fashion Stage where Savannah will be on stage for her public appearance. Limited Availability. Click Here
for tickets. Meet and Greet begins at 11:45am.
Dana Cody Owner of Tippie Toes Beauty Lounge
Top line nail expert and serial entrepreneur, 30 year old Dana Cody
is the owner of Tippie Toes Beauty Lounge
, a full service nail salon that specializes in some of the most extravagant manicures and pedicures ever to be done based in Miami. Dana originally opened Tippie Toes in 2007 with her beloved late mother Angela Page, a nail specialist for over 23 years, and took over the business after her tragic passing in 2011 from leukemia.
Dana first made her mark on the nail world when she introduced Treasure Nails - a patented process of applying swarvoski crystals to nails that is only done at Dana Cody’s Tippie Toes salons and featured in several magazines and shows as in: Nail Pro, Nailed, CNN, TMZ, Essence, Ebony, Wendy Williams, Bravo TV.
Dana was also the star of "Boss Nails
" on Oxygen, a reality show that followed the daily undertakings of Dana and her salon team as she oversaw and trained her team at Tippie Toes as well as the daily business tasks that running a salon commands. She also appeared on Real Housewives of New York as the soon to be step mother of Aviva Drescher.
Since reality TV appearance her business empire has expanded with the introduction of a ‘World First’ Imperial Nails Dana’s creation in collaboration with Delux Designs Jewelers. This is real jewelry for your nails; consisting of precious metals and gems like gold, rose gold, platinum and more. It’s however you want it. You name it; she can put it inside of your Imperial Nails that are customized for the shape of only your nail bed. She also launched her first line of ‘Treasure Nails’ lacquer which is available in-salon as well as on her website. And will be available at a store and salon near you soon. In recent months, she's launched Cody and Cody Transportation a trucking transportation service and Cody Mineral S.A.R.L. in Ghana.
A no-nonsense boss, Dana is determined to continue the legacy her mother left behind by building an empire one nail at a time. All while she enjoys life with her husband George Teichner.
Dana will be relaunching the infamous Imperial Nails this fall and is in the final stages of completing her first book. Life After Reality TV has been great!
Meet Dana in person at the show and visit her in exhibit #111.
“Hollywood” Book Signing Tour
We are delighted to announce that Keegan Allen will be joining us on Sunday, August 26 at 12pm
on the Fashion and Entertainment Stage. Keegan is an actor, photographer, and bestselling author known for his role as Toby Cavanaugh on 7 seasons of Freeform's Pretty Little Liars. Keegan is a Hollywood native, growing up in a world that millions visit and many more imagine. He is also a lifelong photographer whose first book, "life.love.beauty", was a national bestseller.
Now Keegan has turned his eye and camera to the place he knows best. His recently released second book "Hollywood", captures the beauty and glamour of the place itself - by revealing the city we see - and the one we don't! Purchase Keegan's 2nd book, get it signed, and get your photo taken with him during the book signing experience! Purchase is necessary to meet Keegan
Keegan Allen Book Signing Package - $40.00
Package includes an exclusive meet & greet and book signing with Keegan Allen from Freeform’s #1 hit show, Pretty Little Liars
. In addition, you will receive a copy of Keegan’s most recently released book, “Hollywood: Photos and Stories from Foreverland”, one ticket to the Southern Women's Show, one Women's Show reusable shopping bag and reserved seating at the Fashion & Entertainment Stage where Keegan will be on stage for his public appearance. Limited Availability. Click Here
Keegan will also be signing autographs for $15. (includes one autograph and one photo).
Ramona Holloway Hosts the Mother Daughter Look-A-Like Contest
Ever been told "You look just like your mom." or "Your daughter is the spitting image of you!"? Well Moms and Daughters, now is your chance to use those traits to your advantage! 107.9 The Link
will be hosting the 2018 Mother Daughter Look-A-Like Contest at the Southern Women's Show. An event you don’t want to miss! Get ready to strut your stuff with your Mom or Daughter and walk the runway on Saturday, August 25!
In honor of celebrating 36 years of the Southern Women’s Show, we will have up to 36 contestant duos who will be chosen at random and they all have the opportunity to walk the runway with their Mom or Daughter and judges will decide which Mother/Daughter pair look the most alike.
The winning contestant duo will receive a grand prize of $500 cash (provided by The Link) and a portrait from Photographic Elegance. The second and third place duo winners will receive runner-up prizes as well.
Starts at 10am until 1pm on Saturday, August 25th at the 107.9 The Link Registration table
. Must register the day of the event. The names of the 36 duos will be drawn promptly at 1pm
. Must be present to participate. After the names are drawn at 1pm, the contest itself will begin at 2pm sharply.
Back by popular demand, the Firefighter Fashion Show
! Watch your favorite handsome hunks strut and dance down the runway, all for a great cause. So grab your ones and head to the Fashion & Entertainment Stage presented Academy Sports + Outdoors
to catch the action.
Molly Grantham Anchor. Author. Mom.
Molly Grantham is a two-time Emmy award winning journalist who has been named TV News Reporter of the Year for both Carolinas, one of Charlotte's top "40 under 40" and one of Mecklenburg County's "50 Most Influential Women". She is a leader in social media and anchors WBTV’s 5:30pm and 11pm newscasts.
Last Fall she published her first book, that sold out on Amazon the first day. Small Victories: The Off-Camera Life of an On-Camera Mom
is a funny, accurate, real life account of trying to juggle too much, and showing imperfections in relatable ways. A review in the Huffington Post
described the book as, “…honesty twisted with humor. Stories you’ll nod along in agreement with as you read along. An authentic voice that shows what you see is not always real. You’ll laugh, cry, then want to tell your friends.”
Since arriving in Charlotte in 2003, Molly has covered gangs, terrorism and the fight to legalize cannabis oil in North Carolina. She is also actively involved in Charlotte’s cancer community and well-known for #MollysKids, local kids she follows who face uphill medical battles. Molly features over 100 local children a year, tracking their battles, promoting awareness and helping raise funds for charities and research. Much of it is on her own time and through her active Facebook page (www.facebook.com/WBTVMollyGrantham
Cancer has hit her family hard. Her grandfather died of pancreatic cancer. Her mom died last year of breast cancer, her grandmother fought it, and her great-grandmother also died from the disease. Her father, who she says is her forever hero, died of colon cancer in 2006.
Every year Molly emcees Komen Charlotte “Race for the Cure” in Uptown Charlotte, Charlotte’s biggest 5k, and has the largest team of the hundreds registered. She says it’s her favorite morning all year.
Molly and her husband, Wes, have a 7-year-old daughter (Parker) and a 3-year-old son (Hutch). King of the household is Fisher, their beloved mutt.
See Molly at the Southern Women's Show on Friday Night
as she emcees the Firefighter Fashion Show at 5pm
and then talks about her book and "Small Victories" on stage at 6pm
. She will also be at the show on Saturday and Sunday from Noon - 1:30
pm selling and signing books.
“Southern Belle Medium”
Come listen to Tamara Caulder Richardson, AKA; “Southern Belle Medium,”
give healing messages from loved ones that have crossed over. Experience this amazing ability for yourself. Who knows, you may be one to receive a personal message in the audience. Just know that the love we share in this world and the next... is eternal.
Tamara will be performing several live medium demonstrations twice a day called, “Messages from Heaven,”
on the Fashion and Spotlight Stages. Please be sure to come a few minutes early to get a good seat for this event. All of us has different relatives, and we all need personal messages to help us move forward in life. Each of Tamara’s shows are different and unique to each group gathering at each show time. So plan to come to more than just one demonstration of Heaven show!
"Messages from Heaven" Fashion Stage Times:
Friday, August 24th at 11 am and 3 pm
Saturday, August 25th 11 am (Spotlight Stage time: 4:30 pm)
Sunday, August 26th 10:30 am and 4 pm
The Southern Belle Medium" will have an exhibit located at #1121. Tamara will be offering at her exhibit, 30-minute limited readings for $150 (first come, first serve basis). Or, you can purchase the show special 30-minute for $150 and receive a Skype or phone session at a later time. Tamara will also be selling her Bible-based essential oil sprays and roll-ons for Protection and Healing, her Carolina Angel sterling silver and gemstone jewelry, and Southern Belle Medium full-color logo ladies fitted t-shirts!
Tamara Caulder Richardson’s Bio:
Tamara was born blessed with many spiritual gifts. However, she feels her six near-death experiences and going to Heaven where she spent it with Jesus for three days while she was in a coma, enhanced her gifts of “knowing,” mediumship, psychic abilities, remote viewing, and channeling Jesus regularly, and the heavenly realm. Tamara is a physical and mental medium. To master her spiritual God-given gifts, she has trained with renowned celebrity mediums and authors: UK’s Tony Stockwell, Janet Nohavec, and John Holland, and was certified as an Advanced Psychic Medium by International TV Medium, Lisa Williams.
Tamara is writing her first book, “Love from Heaven” that will be due out in the Spring. Tamara is an ordained Christian Minister and healer. She is also a spiritual teacher and is teaching mediumship at the Edgar Cayce Center in Virginia Beach, VA at the Psychic Conference, Nov. 9-11, 2018. Tamara’s unique, healing and evidential “Southern Belle” style of mediumship uses love and humor to open the heart.
“We All Have a Fan Club in Heaven!” ™
ANNE STEPPE, CPO
Anne received her degree in Mass Communication from the University of North Carolina at Asheville where she was also a member of the university’s Division I Volleyball team. Before joining Simplicity in 2011, Anne was the Recreation Ministries Director at Covenant Presbyterian Church for 12 years. Anne feels a deep sense of calling to the field of organizing. She enjoys the journey of guiding people to the realization that their lives are not to be defined by the amount of stuff they own, rather the experiences in which they engage. Anne is passionate about speaking to groups and organizations as a way to further share her message. Anne believes that in order to fully embrace and live into ones calling on their life you must rid your home and life of the unnecessary “life plaque,” that builds up over time. Anne and her husband, Jon, enjoy a full and blessed life with their son, Cody, and dog Abby.
Favorite space to organize: "
I love to take a chaotic, overwhelmed office space and give it an attitude adjustment! Nothing feels better than putting the paper bully in its place! Offices should be lean, mean, efficient working machines. The satisfaction of getting an office ship-shape is the best!"
See Anne on the Spotlight Stage Friday and Saturday!
Miss North Carolina - Caelynn Miller-Keyes
is the current Miss North Carolina USA
. She was first-runner up at Miss USA in May.
She is an empowering young woman using her platform to educate and inspire men and women across the state.
A graduate from Virginia Commonwealth University with a degree in broadcast journalism, Caelynn currently resides in Charlotte where she works as a model. During her reign, Caelynn's goal is to continue to improve Title IX policies for sexual assault survivors. She hopes in sharing her story, she can inspire men and women to speak up for themselves if they experience any type of injustice. Caelynn also volunteers with children's hospitals because she was hospitalized as a child and told she only had a 10% chance of ever walking again. She proved the doctors wrong, and now wants to encourage kids to keep fighting no matter what their odds are.
Meet Caelynn at the Southern Women's Show on the Spotlight Stage
, Sunday, August 26th
at 2:30 pm
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