August 2023 – The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Chattanooga Chapter, Inc. (NCBW) once again demonstrated their commitment to education and community empowerment by hosting their highly anticipated annual Fall Fashion Show, with this year’s theme being “Stepping into Fall Fashions”.” The event took place at the Chattanooga Convention Center and drew a diverse and enthusiastic audience from the Chattanooga community.
The Fall Fashion Show, a signature fundraiser for NCBW, aims to support their impactful initiatives, including providing academic scholarships to female high school seniors in the city. This year’s event was met with resounding success, as attendees from all walks of life came together to enjoy a captivating showcase of style while contributing to a noble cause.
“We want to thank everyone that came out to support us in our annual ‘Stepping into Fall Fashions’ fashion show, sponsored by the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Chattanooga Chapter, Incorporated,” said Elizabeth Appling, President of NCBW. “All the proceeds from today’s event will go towards supporting our ‘Reach the Future’ scholarship program and other program initiatives. We are pleased to offer students the opportunity to apply for funding towards their pursuit of higher education. Your attendance at today’s event is making this possible, and we ask each and every one of you to continue supporting the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Chattanooga Chapter.”
The event was not only an avenue for showcasing the latest fall fashion trends, but also a celebration of unity and empowerment within the Chattanooga community. Theresa Kellum, Fundraising Chairperson for NCBW, expressed her gratitude to the attendees and the Chattanooga community, stating, “I would like to thank the entire Chattanooga community for attending the National Coalition of 100 Black Women’s annual fashion show. Without you, this event would not have been a success. I believe all the guests had fun, and we certainly enjoyed putting on this show.”
Attendees were treated to a spectacular production that transcended the boundaries of a traditional fashion show. “This show was wonderful. It was not just a fashion show. It was a Fashion Production,” remarked Johnnie Bone-Mosley, capturing the essence of the event’s grandeur.
The Annual Fall Fashion Show not only celebrated fashion and style but also celebrated the strength of community bonds and the potential that education holds. The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Chattanooga Chapter, Inc. continues to shine as a beacon of hope, empowerment, and progress in the city, proving that when individuals come together for a common purpose, remarkable achievements can be realized. For more information about the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Chattanooga Chapter, Inc., and their initiatives, please visit www.ncbw-chattanooga.org.