Monday, July 23, 2012

Leaving a Legacy 2012 Scholarship Winner

Leaving a Legacy would like to Congratulate our First Scholarship Winner, Sarae Loren Ellis.
Sarae is one of Leaving a Legacy's first Graduates and we are proud to have selected her as our First Scholarship Winner.   
Sarae Loren Ellis was born February 8th, 1995 in Dallas, Texas to Shawn P. and Sebrena R. Ellis. She later moved to Denton, Texas at 4 months old. She spent her precocious preschool years at The Selwyn School where she learned to read at age 3. This resulted in her skipping kindergarten and beginning school in the 1st grade at age 5. She was homeschooled for the 3rd, 4th and 6th grades.  She attended Providence Elementary for 5th grade and Navo Middle School. Sarae’s activities and honors include Navo Step Team, Denton High school Fillies drill team, National Junior Honor Society, National Youth Scholastic Leaders, National Society of High School Scholars, French National Honor Society, National Youth Leadership Council, DHS Student Council, and Peer Assistance Leadership and Service (PALS).  She has volunteered time with the Salvation Army, Denton Family of the Year, Navo Middle School, and mentored students at Evers Park and Newton Rayzor Elementary.   She accepted Christ and was baptized at Morse Street Baptist Church on November 4th, 2001. Her church activities include ushering, teaching Sunday school, praise dancing, running track and singing in the choir.  Sarae graduated from Denton High School on June 1, 2012.  She has been accepted to Oral Roberts University in Tulsa Oklahoma, where she plans to pursue a degree in Christian Psychology.  Sarae is a recipient of the 2012 Whole Person Scholarship from ORU, Denton High School Fillies Scholarship, and Bert E. and Pris Lyle Track Scholarship.  Sarae’s hobbies include dancing, singing, golfing, drawing, and socializing. She loves little kids and helping people.
"If any man's work abide which he hath built there upon, he shall receive a reward"
1 Corinthians 3 :14
Sarae's work will be rewarded at Leaving a Legacy Tea, August 4, 2012. 
Leaving a Legacy Scholarship Sponsored By:
Cookie Hudson Events, Ari's Bowtique (Etha Cherayl Eglin), NaQui Tax Service (Quibilah Crowder) & Stephanie Coleman.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

7 Year Old Denton, TX Author/Illustrator presents first published book


I am so honored that Jalen Butler will be reading an insert from his book at our tea party this year. 
Jalen Butler celebrates the release of "Helping Man...The Beginning."
About the Book
"I want to help people and please God..my name should be..Helping Man!"
Jalen is a little boy with a vast imagination.  He wants to please God, serve others and fight against evil.  "Helping Man...The Beginnng" is the start of his amazing adventures. Enter Jalen's world, where reality, art, story-telling and creativity unite.
Helping Man...The Beginning
Written & Illustrated by Jalen Butler
Crystal Wood, Tattersall Publishing (Denton, TX)
Darren Rollinson, Photography
Theme Song-Music by Jamie Butler. Lyrics by Katina, Jamie and Jalen Butler
ISBN 978 1-4675-2359-2

About the Author
7 year old first grader, Jalen Butler is making headlines as a young pulished author: He has been featured in Denton Record Chrinicle three times this past month, with a front page photo on May 18 edtion caputuring him reading his book, "Helping Man...The Beginning" for his school's Young Author's Day (Hawk Elementary in Corinth, TX). Jalen recently interviewed twice on KWRD 100.7FM, The Word Christian radio station (Dallas). On June 2, he had a special book reading and signing at Barnes and Noble Denton, where Jalen and his brothers debuted the "Helping Man" theme song!

Contact: Katina Butler                              Fax: 940-239-0416
Joseph's Coat Productions                        Email: HelpingManBook@hotmail.com
Phone: 940-735-4902                                 Website: www.facebook.com/HelpingManBook


Leaving a Legacy Tea Party

Leaving a Legacy Tea Party is a fun, inter-generational day for being pampered, entertained and informed.  While enjoying entertainment, motivational speakers, spa demonstrations, shopping, food and fun.  Invite your mother, daughters, aunts, friends and neighbors to join you for this memorable event.
We are so excited to introduce one of the performing artist for the upcoming event.
 Millhouse Records Teen Pop/Hip-Hop/R&B Recording Artist Rumill
Rumill (pronounced R-uh-mill) is an American Pop/R&B/Hip-Hop Recording Artist originally from Memphis, TN who currently resides in Irving, TX. At birth doctors proclaimed that Rumill would be a singer due to the octave range she exercised when she cried! Rumill put her songwriting skills with producer/bass player Bryan Nesbitt of the legendary R&B group the Bar-Kays and co-producer Marc Da 3rd of Nu South Music in Atlanta to create her debut release, ‘Not the 1 for me’ at the age of 15; making her one of the youngest songwriters of today! Not the 1 for me is from the self titled debut album, Rumill. This former Coppell High School student recently graduated high school at the age of 16 through a home school program at Southeastern High School!
Airplay
Delta Force III Radio (formerly known as KCLT-FM) – West Helena, Arkansas
Internet Radio Stations: Amps Radio, Itrackradio, Jango, Last.fm, Hearlobe Experience, In the Mixx Radio, Tween Pop Radio, Indie Music Charts, MacTunes, Pandora, and Sound Cloud

Performances
Annual Spring Barbeque Fest @ Large Pavilion - Ft. Worth, TX Juneteenth Concert - Denton, TX 97.9 the Beat Summer Tour Live Broadcast - Ft. Worth, TX Open Mic @ Club Embargo - Ft. Worth, TX Open Mic @ Ridglea Theatre – Ft. Worth, TX Back 2 School Talent Show and Music Festival – Duncanville, TX Art of the Arts Summer Seminar, Irving, TX Back 2 School Skate Party – Duncanville, TX South Dallas Cultural Center - Dallas, TX Stay Wired Coffee Shop - Ft. Worth, TX    House of Blues Underground - Dallas, TX Trinity River Sports Café – Dallas, TX Annual Harambee Festival - Dallas, TX Dream World – Arlington, TX  2010 Kwanzaa Fest – Dallas, TX Wet Willies – Memphis, TN A.E.C. – Arlington, TX, 5th Annual Street Festival in Queens, New York
Follow Rumill at www.twitter.com/rumill_, www.myspace.com/rumillb, www.reverbnation.com/rumill, http://www.youtube.com/user/rumill43 & www.facebook.com/rumillbatts. Purchase single online at Itunes, Amazon, Rhapsody, Cdbaby & more!

                                                             YouTube Videos
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=73wv8kGsL2E – Rumill radio feature with Kiki J on K104
http://youtu.be/7LVp7_k_REY - “Raising the Bar” feature with J.KRUZ, 97.9 the Beat!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aVhTvTv6N4g – “Not the 1 for me”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=my889lWTtzg – Live Performance at Dallas South Cultural Center
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0imaDPuXz14&feature=related – “The Life” by DS feat. Rumill

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Leaving a Legacy Tea Party & Girl's Etiquette Camp

                                               Leaving a Legacy Tea Party
                                                          Saturday, August 4, 2012 
                                                          & Girls Etiquette Camp Thursday July 11-14, 2013
Our Tea Party is a fun, inter-generational day for being pampered, entertained and informed.  While enjoying entertainment, motivational speakers, fashion show, shopping, food and fun.  Last year the attendance for the event was over 125 woman and girls.  The rate for the Tea Party is $25. 
Leaving a Legacy has expanded this years itinerary adding a 3 day etiquette camp for girls ending with the traditional Tea Party.  We are totally committed to giving girls skills, virtues and friendships that will last forever.  Our camp will strive to lead young girls to become strong, self-assured young women.  It will be a great experience!   The camp will be held at Best Western Premier Crown Chase Inn & Suites 2450 Brinker Road, Denton, TX. 76208. 
We are a Christian based organization therefore each day will begin and end with Prayer.  The camp curriculum is created to encourage growth in the Five “F’s” Faith, Family, Fitness (health awareness), Future (education and economics) and Friendship. 
The fee for the four day camp is $300. This rate includes 3 night room and board, 3 meals, 2 snacks daily, 3 t-shirts, all camp activities and the Tea party on Sunday. 
All high school juniors and seniors that are attending the camp have an opportunity to win a $500 scholarship awarded at the Tea party.  Contact leaving a legacy for an application.
Leaving a Legacy Camp is sponsored by Cookie Hudson Design.  If you are interested contact us at Leavingalegacycamp@yahoo.com or
Cookie Hudson 214-543-4445. 

To increase your company’s visibility to this female, inclusive audience, please seriously consider becoming a valued sponsor, vendor and/or purchase a marketing advertisement for Leaving a Legacy   camp & tea party.   Exclusive and customized packages exist to help your company get noticed by a female demographic that makes household buying decisions.
Our staff is available to help you activate your sponsorship/vendor package and get the best return on your investment.
Advertisement Brochure
¼ page advertisement                        $50
½ page advertisement            $100
Full page advertisement         $150
Sponsor Packages
Girls Camp & Tea Sponsorship: (2) VIP Seating, Advertisement in our package, blog and website and (2) T-Shirts      $300
Leaving a Legacy College Scholarship:  (4) VIP Seating, Advertisement in our package, blog and website and (4) T-Shirts   $500
Vendor Space  Advertisement in our package  $50
Donations          Any amount is greatly appreciated.

 Make all checks payable to Cookie Hudson.  Credit card payments available on this blog. An invoice will be emailed to you directly.
Please include business card or marketing information or email advertisement  information to leavingalegacycamp@yahoo.com



Saturday, April 14, 2012

Leaving a Legacy Tea 2011

Leaving a Legacy for young ladies while establishing relationships with small business owners, who share our commitment to develop, encourage and cultivate females through faith, family, fitness, future and friendship
















The Special Tea Pary is a fun, intergenertional day for being pampered, entertained adn and informed.  While enjoying entertainment, spriritual motivational speakers, fashion show, shopping, faith,food and fun.  Leaving a Legacy Tea 2011 was held on Sunday,  June 24, 2011.  The tea had an attendance of 112 woman and girls.  We are excited about our upcoming Leaving a Legacy Camp and Tea, August 2-5, 2012. 
Sponsored by Cookie Hudson Events
(Team CHE: Stephanie Coleman, Rebecca Birdwell, Tammy Linnear, Lynn Darnelle, Triconne Brooks, Akita Brooks, Bonita White and Cookie Hudson.
Special help from Delbra Redmond, Janice Redmon, Kathy Jones and Diane Channel.

Motivational Speakers
Donna Petagrew
Etha Eglin
Reba Pennywell
Songstress/Katina Butler

Our Business parters and sponcers are:
H.Y.P.E./ LaKendra Smalley, http://www.hypepresents.com/, Lasting Impressions Catering & Events/Marchella Hopwood & Debora Hicks, lastingimpressions1@verizon.net, Studio 3310/Lynn Darnelle, lynn-darnelle.artistwebsites.com, ADB Events/ad121080@yahoo.com, Elemental Candela Organics/Rochelle Cummings, rochelle.eco@gmail.com, Picture My Words/LaNita, picuremywords.com, John R Hollis Hair Stylist/JCPenney Lewisville, 972-315-1433, Cobble House/Byron Linnear Sr., bklinnear@yahoo.com, Mary Kay/Rinie Peace, www.marykay.com/riniepeace11, Renew/Jaclyn A. Irabor, jaclynirabor@yahoo.com, Avon/Arrettress Hollins, www.youravon.com/arrettreshollins, Duryear Moving & Storage/Steven Peace, siptrucker@yahoo.com andThe People's Choice Unlimited/ Tina Prince, tprince34@att.net.


Leaving a Legacy Camp



Email us if with questions or interest at leavingalegacycamp@yahoo.com

 Leaving a Legacy
Tea Party
August 4, 2012
& Girl's Etiquette Camp
July 11-14, 2013
 
“Leaving a Legacy” for young ladies while establishing relationships with small business owners, who share our commitment to develop, encourage and cultivate females through faith, family, fitness, future and friendship!
This special Tea Party is a fun, inter-generational day for being pampered, entertained and informed.  While enjoying entertainment, motivational speakers, fashion show, shopping, food and fun.  Last year the attendance for the event was over 125 woman and girls. 
“Leaving a Legacy” has expanded from an afternoon Tea offering a 3 day etiquette camp for the girls ending with the traditional Tea Party.  The camp will focus on “Faith, Fitness, Future, Family and Fun”
We are totally committed to giving girls friendships, virtues and skills that will last forever.  Our camp will strive to lead young girls to become strong, self-assured young women.  It will be a great experience!  “Leaving a Legacy” Camp will feature:  40 girls from 10-17 years old, over 10 trained staff dedicated to children and excellent supervision.   A typical day during camp:
8:00 A.M.
Reveille/Wake-Up
8:20 A.M.
Breakfast
8:55 A.M.
Room Clean-Up
9:45 A.M.
Morning Prayer
10:00-10:50 A.M.      
1st Activity Period
11:00-11:50 A.M.
2nd Activity Period
12:00 P.M.
Lunch
12:30-1:45 P.M.
Rest Hour
2:00-2:50 P.M.
3rd Activity Period
3:00-3:50 P.M.
4th Activity Period
3:50 P.M.
Snack
4:00-4:50 P.M.
5th Activity Period
5:00 P.M.
Selective
5:45-6:15 P.M.
Reflection Time
6:15 P.M.
Dinner
7:00 P.M.
Evening Prayer
7:15 P.M.
Group Activity
8:30 P.M.
Healthy Snack