Academy Award winning actress Sissy Spacek is the keynote speaker for Tapestry 2013.
Presented by IPFW and Parkview Health, Tapestry is described as “a day of inspiration, renewal and education for women in all stages of life.”
The day's events include the speech by Spacek, presentation of the 2013 Tapestry scholarship winners, breakout sessions and shopping at boutique booths. Past contestants from the “Biggest Loser” TV show, Courtney and Marci Crozier, will speak at the breakfast session.
Tapestry also raises funds for women's scholarships at IPFW.
The event runs from 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday at Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave. Check-in and early bird shopping begins at 7:30 a.m. Breakfast is at 9 a.m. From 9:45-10:30 a.m., participants can shop at the boutique, check out trade show exhibits and silent auction tables. Breakout sessions begin at 10:30 a.m.
Breakout session topics include everything from organizing, menopause and planning for retirement to sex, design, travel trends and more.
Lunch is served at 1:15 p.m., with Spacek speaking at 1:45 p.m. Beginning at 2:45 p.m., participants will have one last chance to visit the boutique and trade show exhibits and pick up silent auction items.
For more information, go to www.ipfw.edu/tapestry. Registration is closed.