Soroptimist International of Trenton Area will hold its second “Battle for Freedom” on Jan. 27, at the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center in Dearborn. This hair and fashion show is entitled “Detroit Style,” where local salon stylists will dress, design hair, and apply make up for the audience to vote for the best-styled models. Previous battles had over 400 attendees, and tickets were sold out early in the evening.
Trenton Area Soroptimist is a volunteer group that offers service by way of fundraising and donations, public awareness/educational programs, and hands-on assistance. These women give their time and talents to local food pantries, Vista Maria, First Step, Rapha House, Stanford House, Oakwood Beaumont Southshore, and to area women’s health institutions. The proceeds from “Battle for Freedom: Detroit Style” will benefit charities that help put an end to sex trafficking. Detroit is ranked as having one of the highest number of sex trafficking victims and is included in a global epidemic that annually nets over $2 billion.
The Ford Community and Performing Arts Center is located at 15801 Michigan Ave. The doors will open at 6:30 p.m. with the show beginning at 7:30 p.m. General seating tickets cost $30; the price for VIP tables (seating 10 per table) is $400. Online tickets are available at http://formsmarts.com/form/1nmt. Admission includes appetizers and entertainment in addition to the fashion show. A cash bar will be provided. The event is still looking for salons and stylists to participate.
For more information, contact Abby Premoe at (734) 775-7926 or Karen Collins at (313) 969-9206, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are interested in learning more about Soroptimist, visit on Facebook at Soroptimist Trenton, MI.