Hampton University hosted The Red Dress Fashion Show on February 22, 2013. Nadine Freeman Gregory and her amazing team sponsored a fabulous event. This is the 4th Annual Go Red for Women - American Heart Association in celebration of Women's Heart Health Month.
This event not only commemorated Women's Heart Health Month, but was also a celebration of Black History Month. Did you know 20,000 African American women die each year due to heart disease? Join us as we fight to change this! http://bit.ly/VqLJrE.
The show featured twentyfive beautiful women of Hampton University. Opening act was the dance group "I Am Movement" followed by Jessica Jackson welcome to faculty, students, family, and friends. Kelsy Rountree presented the History of the Red Dress Pin and introduction of Mistress of Ceremony Nina Brewton.
There were also soulful inspirational performances by psalmist Rylonda Holloway, dance routines by Kim Wilson & Above Deck (tap) and musical selection by Stacey Ried.
Model Coordinator Dre'Langela Sewell has been apart of this event for serveral years and did an outstanding job with the models & runway show. Photographer Bobby Freeman and music coordinator Dwight Tennyson were instrumental in the success of the fashion show.
Dean Jewel Long gave closing remarks, encouraged the audience to tell others about this wonderful event and invited us back next year.
Ms. Gregory and affilated volunteers ultimate goal is to make each year bigger and better, serving and enlightening the community with this free event.
There were raffles, including books and cash. Refreshments were served which gave the audience the opportunity to mingle and take more photos.
Ladies in Red you "Rock".
Francine Humphrey, Fashion Writer
CEO Marcine Designs
Issues Concerning Women www.issuesconcerningwomen.com