The Pine Bluff Branch of the National Association of University Women will present its annual Scholarship Fashion Show and Brunch from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Sahara Shriners Temple, 820 S. Main St.
“‘A Flight to Paris at Christmas” is the theme for this year’s production. The NAUW flight crew invites participants to travel abroad. The tickets to the show are boarding passes.
Georgette Wiley, associate library director at John Brown Watson Library at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, will be the mistress of ceremonies. Lead flight attendant, Trudy Redus, will serve as the fashion commentator for the show.
The event will feature high fashion from local boutiques, such as Trammell’s, DC-DEZIGNZ, Heritage Boutique, Drucilla’s, D-Virtuous Divas Boutique, Captured Moments, Father and Sons Clothier, and Designer Shoes and Accessories.
This year’s flight commander is Alamae Harris who is a local model and celebrity. A “Trader’s Choice” silent auction will also be featured, showcasing a vast array of beautiful baskets of various themes prepared by members of the Pine Bluff branch.
Redus is the event chair. Flight attendants LaShondra Brown-Johnson, Denika Smith and Delisha Ford Morton are the co-chairs. The flight crew includes Josephine Adams, Jerlean McRae Alley, Virginia Barner, Mary Brentley, Bonita Corbin, Felicia Fisher, Earnestine Grant, Mary Grant, Alice Horton, Vera Jackson, Pamela Johnson, Etta Kuykendall, Birlee Lever, Mary Liddell, Carla Meadows, Andrea McBeth, Dana Mooney, Sharon Nicholson, Tina Owens, Eunita Seals, Varnell Wallace, Amanda Wells, Wiley, and Arlene Woody. For flight tickets, please contact any of the members previously listed or a member of the Pine Bluff branch.
Liddell is the branch president and Brentley is the vice president. Betty Wilkerson of Baton Rouge, La. is the South Central Sectional director. Bettye J. Williams is the national second vice president. Dolores Y. Owens of Pennsauken, N.J. is the national president.
The Pine Bluff Branch of the National Association of University Women was founded by the late Katie B. Jackson Pierre on Feb. 8, 1945, with 15 charter members on the campus of Arkansas A.M.&.N. College (now UAPB). During the past 68 years, the Pine Bluff Branch has committed itself to planning, devising, and organizing activities for enrichment in education, civic affairs and human relations. The purpose of the annual brunch and fashion show fundraiser is to support scholarships.