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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Town to Hold 13th Annual Division of Women’s Services Conference and Expo on October 5

Judy Torres

Sponsorship and vendor opportunities available for day-long conference

Farmingville, NY - The Town of Brookhaven’s Division of Women’s Services will hold the 13th annual Women’s Conference and Expo on Saturday, October 5 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at Brookhaven Town Hall. This year’s conference, entitled “We Can Do Anything,” will feature guest speakers, vendor booths and workshops that promote wellness and personal growth in the lives of women in the community. Advance registration is required. Sign-in and breakfast starts at 8:00 am. Registration deadline is September 30. Brookhaven Town Hall is located at One Independence Hill in Farmingville.

The Division of Women's Services is looking for sponsors and vendors interested in promoting their business by participating in this event. They are seeking a diverse group to showcase local organizations in their efforts to promote wellness and personal growth. Vendors may sell and promote items and services. Sponsors, vendors and attendees can visit our registration Web page to register and make an online fee payment. The registration fee includes breakfast and lunch. Conference guests will be able to attend all the workshops listed below.

The Keynote Speaker will be Judy Torres (pictured), professional singer, whose first hit record, “No Reason to Cry,” brought her a taste of fame, fortune, and sold-out performances at world-class venues, but few knew of the struggles with bullying, failed relationships, illness, and depression that also followed her throughout her life. Listen to her story with an open heart- as Judy invites you to remember that no matter how tough life gets, there’s no reason to cry!

Non-Traditional Jobs Panel
Captain Ann Sanborn is a mariner who has sailed around the world. She is an Associate Professor and former Assistant Dean for Support Programs at the United States Merchant Marine Academy as well as a lawyer; Tiffany Oumano-Williams started her career as a Laborer and a Mechanic and was promoted to foreman in just one year. She is currently working with Local 8 United Union of Roofers Water Proofers and Allied Workers in NYC; Jennifer Bigelow is the Department Supervisor for Appliances, Cabinets and Millwork at Lowes. She has been with the Company for 16 years; Jaclyn Rodriguez is the owner and auto mechanic at Awsomotive Car Care in Mount Sinai; Brian Keating is the Director of training for United Service Workers Local 355 Joint Apprenticeship Training Program. He is a National Center for Construction Education and Research Craft Instructor, Master Trainer, Management Master Trainer, Safety Master Trainer and an authorized OSHA Trainer.

Sponsorship and Vendor Opportunities Available
Register to be a vendor online or contact Sharon Boyd for more information about sponsor levels at 631-451-6146. Resident and Vendor Registration required by September 25, 2019

For more information about the Women’s Conference and Expo, please visit the event Web page, e-mail or call the Town of Brookhaven Division of Women’s Services at 631-451-6146.

Division of Public Information * Office of the Supervisor
One Independence Hill • Farmingville • NY 11738 • Phone 631-451-6595

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