Panel discussions, roundtables, picnic, live music and more headline Fayette Woman LIVE

Fayette Woman is celebrating 200 issues at the second ever Fayette Woman LIVE on Saturday, Sept. 8, at Camp Southern Ground.

Join cover girls, readers, sponsors and supporters for a power-filled day of connecting, sharing, and relating. Panel and roundtable discussions, demonstrations, entertainment, a picnic lunch, dancing and more are on the agenda. Tickets are available on Eventbrite.

Discussions will address many topics important to women, including heart health, cancer, aging, career, entrepreneurship, work-life balance, weight loss and fitness, parenting, mentoring, leadership, giving back, writing, car buying, empty nesting, goals… and more!

The American Business Women’s Association will be there, too, with a silent auction raising funds for scholarships.

“We’re so excited about this event,” Joyce Beverly, publisher of Fayette Woman, says. “We like to think of Fayette Woman LIVE as an opportunity to meet the magazine in person. We’re looking forward to celebrating this milestone with our team and all of the people who help make this possible.”

Joyce Beverly will deliver a keynote address, “What I’ve Learned From Fayette Woman,” at the event.

Beverly will be giving the keynote, “What I’ve learned from Fayette Woman,” at the event.

“Honestly, it’s hard for us to believe we’ve done this 200 times,” Beverly says, “but we’re not even close to being out of stories! We’ll take a minute or two to celebrate and get right back to work on the next issue!”

The 200th Issue Sponsor for this event is Piedmont Fayette Hospital. Presenting sponsors are Cronic Automotive, Panasonic Automotive, and Heartis Fayetteville.

Premium sponsors include Ageless Wellness, Christian City, Eaton, Kristi Rapson & Associates, Salone Di Capelli, Southern Crescent Technical College, and The Women Health Specialists.

Community sponsors include Campanile’s Home – Inside & Out, Coweta-Fayette EMC, ProHealth Physical Therapy and Pilates Studio, and State Farm Agent Mark Gray.

Doors open at 9:30 a.m. Panel and roundtable discussions begin at 10:00. “The fun will begin as soon as you get there,” Beverly promises.

The day’s festivities include a picnic lunch, live entertainment, demos, panel and roundtable discussions, hands-on activities and more from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

“From moms to entrepreneurs to retirees, there is something for everyone at this event,” Beverly says.

Entertainment will include music and dance coordinated by Dana Lamb-Schaubroeck, The Lisa Kelly Voice Academy, and Kelly Porter Dance Academy. Fayette Woman gardening writer Bonnie Helander and Jenny Bigham, owner of Dunaway Gardens, will be giving a gardening demo and My Chef Nancy will be on hand with a food demonstration.

A beauty station, presented by Salone Di Capelli, is expected to be a highlight of the event. Attendees will have the opportunity to receive nail polish changes, mini-facials, consults on makeup and hair color and styles, tutorials and more.

In addition, Smith and Davis fit specialists will be at the event with their Gait Analysis Machine. Ticket-holders can get a free consult and find out which shoes are best to manage or prevent foot problems. They will bring a limited inventory of shoes to sell as well.

Many topics of interest will be addressed in panel and roundtable discussions available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., including: The Heart of the Matter: Lowering Your Risk for the #1 Killer of Women; Cancer: The Things We Don’t Talk About; Fit & Trim: Journey to a Healthier You; Secrets to Career Success — From Successful People You Know; Entrepreneurship: Is it Time to Be Your Own Boss?; Work-Life Balance: What is That?; Taking Care of Mom and Dad (And Yourself!); and Mommy Mayhem: Trade the Chaos for Calm.

The “Heart of the Community” will feature exhibits and hands-on activities from nonprofits including The 70273 Project, AVPRIDE, Bloom, Breast Cancer Support Network, BlueSky, Fayette Care Clinic, Grandparents and Kin Raising Children, Guitars Not Guns, Midwest Food Bank, Phenomenal Women’s Health, OMG, Real Life Center, Southside Support, and Wo Ye Bra.

Kindness Rocks will also give attendees the opportunity to paint rocks at the celebration as well.

“It is so validating to see people and businesses come together to celebrate the amazing women in this community,” Beverly says. “We hope you’ll be there too!”

For tickets, visit Watch for more information on Fayette Woman’s Facebook page, @fayettewoman.