Evening to benefit scholarships


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HARROGATE, Tenn. — Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) will host “Service, Sweets & Style for Scholarships Fashion Show” on Aug. 20 in the Tex Turner Arena on the LMU main campus in Harrogate, Tennessee. Sponsored by LMU Women of Service, the evening is slated to begin at 6 p.m.

Forecasting fall fashion trends, the fashion show will feature clothing from retailers such as Belk, Signatures, Sweet Southern Blessings Bow-tique, The Boutique and Janice Ann’s. LMU students, staff and friends will serve as models and will hit the runway starting at 7 p.m. Vendors will be on hand selling jewelry, 31 products, personalized monogramming, clothing and more.

City of Harrogate Mayor Linda Fultz will be awarded the first Woman of Service Award during the event. Fultz, who also serves as senior vice president of Citizen’s Bank, will be recognized for her service to the community. Decadent desserts will also be served throughout the event.

Tickets may be purchased at the door or in advance from any Women of Service member. All proceeds support the Women of Service initiative to provide scholarships and other opportunities for students. Tickets are $10 for students, $20 for adults or $500 for a table sponsorship. Those wishing to purchase tickets or table sponsorships may contact LMU’s Division of University Advancement at 423-869-6255 or 423-869-6394 for more information.

“The LMU Women of Service Mission and Purpose: Encouraging Women to Live with Passion While Serving Others! Although the word service seems self-explanatory, sometimes it is difficult to define. Service is a language that everyone speaks, but according to our personalities, it can mean many things. LMU’s Women of Service hopes to offer avenues for women to express their passion for service” said Cindy Whitt, vice president for university advancement and member of the LMU Women of Service.

Established in 2011, the LMU Women of Service is open to all women who want to help students at Lincoln Memorial University. By living as an example of service, WOS members teach LMU students about the incredibly important mission of service to humanity. With proceeds from activities like the WOS Christmas Festival and the upcoming Service, Sweets & Style for Scholarships fashion show, WOS funds student scholarships, provides family aid and cultural enrichment opportunities to LMU students.

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