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COMING Summer 2013:
Ashleigh's Patience Project documentary released, Texas
theme song "Cowgirl Up" written by
Laylon (BMI)/Woodlee(BMI)Stevens(ASCAP) C. 2013
sung by: Bre Nelson, Las Vegas
5/15/13- 6/15/13 drafting script for new youtube show coming in Summer 2013
5/01-5/15/13 working on book
5/31/13 Final tweaks on Out of the Shadows song, plans to record in studio
5/15/13 "Cowgirl Up" being recorded by Bre Nelson, Las Vegas, Nevada
5/10/13 Performing with The Happening 9 pm at Chowder Pot III, Branford, Ct.
5/10/13 Ct Woman's Alliance annual luncheon, Vanessa will be playing one song.
Vito's by the Water, Windsor, Ct.
5/7/13 Safe Haven is released on DVD and Blu-ray, a movie about a woman escaping Domestic Violence starring Julianne Hough and Josh Duhamel
5/3/13 Prudence Crandall Center annual gala, 6-10 pm Aqua Turf, Southington, Ct.
4/25/13 Ct Women's Alliance Annual Conference Marriot in Cromwell, Ct. (8 to 4:30 pm)
4/18/13 Back in studio to shorten award story video to use for public purposes
April 3, 2013
presented with the "Out of the Shadows"award/silent auction and dinner Safe Haven of Greater Waterbury
Ponte Club, La Bella Vista Banquet Dinner, presentation and silent auction
Waterbury Ct tickets $70 person
+writing/presenting video and "Out of the Shadows" award official theme song*
4/2/13 final tweaks on video Ives Film Company
4/1/13 Performing with The Happening, Ct's dance band 7-10 pm Mohegan Sun Casino's Wolf Den Uncasville,Ct
3/28/13 Filming/voiceovers/editing at Ives Film Company
3/27/13 Spring Reception to benefit (CCADV) Ct Coalition Against Domestic Violence
at Jepsen's House, (5:30 to 7 pm) 995 Prospect Ave. Hartford,Ct 06105
$50 donation, $100 supporter, or $250 sponsor
3/25/13 Co-writing session
3/22/13 write/edit script for intro video
3/8/13 Performing with The Happening, dance band Friends Cafe Southington Ct 9 pm
2/19/13 Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) discussion. with Congressman John Larson and state rep. Mae Flexer Legislative Office Bldg. Hartford. Ct open to public. Room 1A
2/14/13 "One Billion Rising" Naugatuck Valley Community College, Waterbury Ct.
2/1/13 Performing with The Happening, dance band Chowder Pot III Branford Ct 9 pm
1/30/13 7 pm. Meeting with Kathy Baron, exec. Director of Network Against Domestic Abuse,(NADA) and event planner Chris Casey of ChrisCaseyConcepts. to discuss Fall benefit/gala
Jan 15-Feb.15 co-writing with Colleen Laylon, BMI Nashville, Philadelphia
1/08/13 New website design and pictures. Check back*
12/26/12 to 2/10/13 taking time to write our book, other articles.
12/13/12 6th Annual Holiday Breakfast Bracewell & Guiliani speaking for Community Awareness Ct-Alive.The Hartford Club, Hartford, Ct.
12/12/12Business breakfast/networking with 12 entrepreneurs, led by Business coach Marge Piccini and CPA Brian Di Bella, LLC
11/25 11-3 pm Barnes 'N' Noble Booksellers, Blue Black Square, West
Hartford, Ct. wrapping packages for customers for tips to benefit
Ct-Alive. STOP By!
10/18 Candlelight Vigil for the Forgotten Victims by Safe Haven of Greater Waterbury.
6:30pm, St. John's Church on the green, Waterbury Ct (wrote and performed theme song)
4/16 Manchester Community College Manchester present to students
4/22 Enough! Race to End Violence 5K Central Ct State University New Britain, Ct
New Britain Conn Sacs.
4/25"Out of the Shadows" Dinner & Silent Auction, Ponte Club, Waterbury Ct
for Safe Haven Greater Waterbury
4/27 CONNSACS Annual Breakfast & Meeting w/ Cathy Malloy
The Inn at Middletown,CT
4/27 Speaking at the Capital along w/ Sen. Blumenthal, on behalf of CCADV with other Ct survivors to strengthen the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)
4/29 2-4 pm Freedom Walk
The Hillstead Museum Farmington, Ct.
Benefit & Raise awareness for Not for Sale Campaign, Ct.
5/2 "Service of Hope" for Mental Health Awareness. Independence Center, Watebury, Ct St. John's Church Waterbury Ct
5/5 "Annual Evening of Thriver Spirit and Song"
7-9 pm , JCC. 335 Bloomfield Ave, W. Hartford, Ct. 06117
Cocktail hour, hors d'oeurves 5:30-7 pm featuring Meredith Baxter
5/18 Ceremony for Judah House, homeless shelter in CT (write and present original composed theme song)
5/18-5/19 Women's Retreat Madison, Ct to help run programs and teach songwriting workshop
5/30--Newington High School Newington, Ct. presentation to seniors and parents. on healthy
relationships, recognizing and preventing teen dating abuse/violence
6/14(Private) Benefit for Ct- Alive (Connecticut Alliance for Victims of Violence & their Families) Hartford, Ct. Dr. Jeanne Best, DMD W. Hartford, Ct.
6/22 Women of Song Benefit Center for Women & Families, at The Bijou Theater, Bridgeport,
Ct. with FIVE awesome CT songwriters including Bonnie Lee Panda,
Melissa Mulligan, Suzanne Vick and Lara Herscovitch. Tickets