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Dallas' First Televised Awards Show for Women

Source: Women that Soar

Dallas | October 23, 2012


Celebrating The Journey Of Women


Women That Soar, LLC, will host the Fifth Annual Women That Soar Awards, November 10, 2012, at the Music Hall Fair Park, 900 1st Avenue in Dallas, Texas. This year marks the first time that it will be televised. It will air on TXA 21 Sunday December 9 from 7 to 9pm and again on CBS 11 Sunday, December 16.

The Women That Soar (WTS) Awards, launched in 2007 by CEO Gina Grant, the show honors women for their personal and professional journeys to success. The one-of-a-kind event is not just another awards show. It's truly a celebration of the accomplishments of women. It's about our journey, our trials, tribulations and triumphs to success.

This simple, yet powerful, awards show honors and unites a diverse group of women, while empowering and inspiring them to soar and live brilliant lives. The WTS Awards provide a platform to honor women and share their compelling stories of overcoming personal and professional challenges as they are now soaring and empowering other women.

The show will be hosted by Joey Fatone, formerly with N'Sync and now on DWTS. The evening will open with red carpet interviews conducted by the CBS 11 on-air team, along with a star- studded cast and incredible unsung heroes. It will combine incredible entertainment, compelling accomplishments, and powerful vignettes to tell the stories of amazing women.

Women That Soar will honor women in (10) distinct fields of human endeavor. Some of the 2012 Women That Soar honorees and unsung heroes include: Joanne Herring, Sheriff Lupe Valdez, Mina Chang, Yvonne Crum, Debbie Dudley Branson, Dina Dwyer-Owens, Katrina McGhee, Wendy Lewis, Dornith Doherty, Cathy Vieth, Maggie Sova and many others.

Some of the awards show presenters will include: Senator Royce West, Sharon Robinson (daughter of the late Baseball Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson) LeeAnne Locken, Terri Provencal, Dawn Neufeld, Mary Ann Thompson-Frenk, and many others.

The WTS Awards bring legendary female artists together with powerful musical performances, on one stage, for one night, with one goal: To empower, inspire, honor and celebrate the accomplishments of women. A portion of all ticket sales will go to the Memnosyne Foundation and Women Called Moses, a local charity helping women who are victims of violence and abuse. For more information, visit or to purchase tickets, phone 214- 708-2663.





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