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Inspire, Celebrating Women in Business


(A partner of Women to Women Network's Inspire)

Venue:  Wilsonville Hilton Garden Inn

Fashion Show Partners: Chico's, Eileen Fisher, Monique's Boutique, Musi's on Main, Paloma Clothing, Pig'ment Boutique, and Precious Hammer Jewelry


  • "Thank you for making yesterday's fashion show so fun and successful." (Model)

  • "It was fun working with you." (Model)

  • "Thanks for another fabulous fashion show!! It was a fun and beautiful highlight of the day!" (Women to Women Network)

Stronger Together:
Fashion Across the Generations


Dress the Mannequin Challenge

Venue:  Neighborhood Street

Sponsors:  Portland Parks and Recreation Lifelong Recreation


  • “A lot of awesome friendly people! Thank you, I enjoyed it so much!” (Guest)


Stronger Together: Fashion Across the Generations

Venue:  Virtual

Partners: African Fashion Show Apparel by Rukshana Triem, Coco and Toulouse, Creative Wearables by Lynn Deal, Inversion-Paki & Mona, Plato's Closet Beaverton, Portland Parks and Recreation Lifelong Recreation, Second Edition Resale

Planning Team: Jurie Lewis, Kera Magarill, Bianca Sardo Pak, Ramona Perkins, Heather Sparks, Meiling Shiroishi, Tammy Wilhoite


  • “It was a beautiful event. You all did such a wonderful job. Thank you for including me." (Planning team member)

  • "The program was very sincere and uplifting. Great job!" (Guest)

  • "The event was fabulouse." I was genuinely thrilled to be there. The stories of connection were so touching and timely." (Partner)

  • "Loved the intergenerational theme and story features."(Guest)



(A partner of Women to Women Network Inspire)

Venue:  Wilsonville Hilton Garden Inn

Fashion Show Partners: African Fashion Show Apparel by Rukshana Triem, Coco and Toulouse, Consign Couture, Foundation Pdx, Garnish, Oya Elegant Gemstone Jewelry, The Difference


  • That was so much fun." (Model)

  • "Many thanks for including us. We'd love to be included anytime." (Fashion vendor)

  • "Thank you for putting on such a fabulous fashion show for Inspire! The feedback has been great." (Women to Women Network)


Viva 50! Women in Action


Venue:  Virtual

Sponsors:  Jackie B. Peterson, Better, Smarter, Richer Financial Success for Entrepreneurs, Senior Recreation-Portland Parks & Recreation

Partners: Cynthia Mosser, Katherine Kent Jaramillo, MFS Social Purpose Works, Ruby Haughton-Pitts, AARP Oregon State Director, Saks Off Fifth, Universal Standard

Charity: Hollywood Senior Center

Viva 50! Planning Team: Amber Kern-Johnson, Bianca Sardo Pak, Heather Sparks, Meiling Shiroishi, Tammy Wilhoite, Monica Wirtz


  • Thank you, beautiful done. Everybody who worked hard on this lovely show should be proud of the outcome." (Guest)

  • "This event was so fun, meaningful, seamlessly put together, and an absolute joy to attend. Thank you for all the work you put in to this! I know how hard it is to transition to an online format, but you made it seem totally breezy and effortless."(Sponsor)

  • "It was so much fun working with you guys." (Fashion Partner)

  • "Great show yesterday. I'm enjoying dressing up again and being fashionable my way." (Guest)

Autumn Mixer


Venue:  Premier Kitchens and Cabinets, Beaverton, Oregon

Sponsors & Partners:  Premier Kitchens and Cabinets and Ana Coddington Creative Principle Designer

Charity: Lake Oswego Adult Community Center


  • I enjoyed meeting women who are enjoying this stage of life & are productive & engaged.  It is wonderful to have younger women present who are interested in looking ahead & also to be involved positive & supportive ways. Thank you for your example of inspiration!” (Guest)

  • Thank you for organizing such a worthwhile event. Such an intimate setting where everyone was able to share their passions after 50.  So inspiring! (Fashion vendor)

Viva 50! Celebrating Women 50+ in Nonprofits


Venue:  Lloyd Center, Portland, Oregon

Sponsors & Partners:  AARP Oregon, Bridgeport City Tango, Edward Jones, Living Room Realty, Lloyd Center, Pacifica Senior Living Calaroga Terrace, The Encorepreneur Café, The Refinery, plus nine nonprofits, six Lloyd retailers,

 six fashion boutiques and independent fashion designers.

Charity: Hollywood Senior Center


  • Thank you so much for the opportunity to join your fashion show.  I had so much fun!  Such an inspirational bunch of women.  And you and your event team did an amazing job coordinating everything. You really put on a super event.” (Model)

  • Your ladies were awesome.  We would love to do it again.” (Lloyd Center retail)

  • It was fun watching those women having a good time doing the fashion show. Please keep me informed of future fun events.” (Guest)  

  • Lots of great fashions! It was nice to have so many different models of varying sizes and shapes, and fashions from super casual to super fancy.” (Guest)

  • “What a great group of ladies, it was so rewarding to be a part of such a great event!” (Sponsor)

A Day of Fashion and Lifestyle for Women After 50


Venue: Marquis Tualatin Community Center, Tualatin, Oregon

Sponsors & Partners: All-Star Labor, Bragg Apple Cider Vinegar, CoCacao, Color Street, Geezer Gallery, Oregon Health Net, Michelle Flowers, Rallison Cellars, Tualatin Life, Tualatin Marquis, Volante Skin Care, plus nine fashion boutiques and independent fashion designers


  • The fashion show was super fun and I was really impressed by the outfits and the vendor tables. It was great to see so many boutiques participating. You had amazing volunteers. The woman who managed the models was fabulous.” (Model)

  • It was such a fun event. Thank you so much for allowing Health Net to participate. I made some great connections.” (Sponsor)

  • Thank you for a very pleasant and successful event! I sold four purses!”  (Partner/Vendor)

  • Loved your show! Place was very nice and clothes were varied and interesting.” (Guest)

50+ Fashion Show


Venue: Christ United Methodist Church, Cedar Mill, Oregon

Sponsors & Partners: The Ackerly at Timberland, KBOO Radio, Dwell Realty,   Ms. Senior Oregon Senior America 2014, Claudia J. Howell Photography,    Second Edition, Sisters N’ Style, and Spanky’s Legendary Consignment


  • Clearly, it was well thought-out and arranged. The models were so very good and appropriate.”  (Partner)

  • It was lovely…very nicely thought-out and a good space to see our courageous models walk to and fro. I was happy to find a lovely floaty jacket in my colors to buy as I was leaving. Being new to Beaverton you introduced me to these stores.”  (Guest)

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