Women in Tourism Present Fashionable Fundraiser to Benefit Women

Mid South Women in Tourism (MSWIT) announces its Biennial Passport to Fashion Fundraiser will take place on Saturday, September 7,  from 12:30–3:30 p.m. at Copeland Tower Living in Metairie. This year’s theme is “Dressed for Success”.

MSWIT, an organization of women in all areas of the tourism industry, distributes funds from the event to support the Cancer Association of Louisiana, the New Orleans Family Justice Center, and Dress for Success New Orleans.  The charitable affair will also provide a $1000 award for a student enrolled in the University of New Orleans’ Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Graduate Program.

In addition to a runway show of fashions provided by Dress for Success New Orleans, the afternoon’s festivities include a buffet lunch, bottomless mimosa bar with souvenir champagne flute, a spectacular Parade of Prizes, and a Travel Partners Marketplace with vendors from across Louisiana.

Tickets are priced at $65. For more details and to purchase tickets or a table of 10, click on http://www.mswit.com/fashion-fundraiser.html or email mswitevents@gmail.com.

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About MSWIT: The primary objectives of the organization, which is comprised of 170 women in all areas of tourism, are to provide opportunities for women in the travel and tourism industries to network locally, nationally and internationally with contacts that will contribute to their professional and personal growth, and to encourage and assist women to improve their knowledge and experience through educational programs.