Steel City Stories presents two shows in recognition of International Women’s Day on Friday, March 10th at 7:30 pm and Saturday, March 5th at 1 pm. Both shows are at Mills Hardware and doors open half an hour before the show starts. Find event details and ticket information here.
Let’s meet the storytellers for Friday night!
Bianca is 23 years old and currently a Graphic Design: Illustration student at Mohawk College. She is a motivational speaker with TAMI (Talking About Mental Illness) and the founder of EASE (End All Silence Everywhere), which is an anti-bullying/anti-abuse group. Bianca is a soprano singer with Chorus Hamilton, and a six bass pan player with HYSO (Hamilton Youth Steel Orchestra). She loves nature and anything artsy; and also loves to help people.
Five years ago Sage came to Hamilton to begin a new life for her and her daughters. Sage had been on a journey of healing and self actualization for over 25 years. She has worked through many old wounds, faced many challenges and learned deep lessons to get to the place of vitality and happiness she experiences today. She is now ready to share what she has learned with others by offering her gifts as an Intuitive Guide and Energy Healer. Her website is www.incandescencehealing.com
Julie is a single mom to two teenage girls. She is a recent graduate from Mohawk College’s Institute for Applied Health Sciences with a Diploma in Practical Nursing. She acquired her first dream job in the maternity department of a hospital. Julie’s strong desire to make the world a better place is challenging her to push through her fears and accomplish her goals.
Lynda is a wellness and fitness professional in Hamilton, with a specialty in Active Aging. Although born and raised in the Niagara area, Hamilton has been home for the last three decades. She enjoys, and actually finds therapeutic, blogging, gardening, climbing the Dundurn Stairs. She is the mother to three daughters and two fur babies whom all bring her satisfaction and joy mixed with playfulness and the unexpected. Many of Lynda’s mindful life experiences can be found at: www.highvoltagehealth.com.
Maureen is a mom of four amazing, wonderful children. She is a member of WAWG (Women Abuse Working Group) Survivor Committee. Maureen enjoys walks in nature, especially to waterfalls.
Tammy has lived in Hamilton all her life. She left her husband five years ago. She is a single mother to a wonderful fourteen-year-old daughter. Tammy lives with depression and anxiety so she needs to push herself to try new things and remind herself that she can do anything if she tries and puts one foot in front of other.
And meet your host, Krista Foss
Krista Foss writes novels, essays, short stories and journalism. Her first novel Smoke River was published by McClelland & Stewart (2014). It won the Hamilton Literary Award, was short-listed for The Hammett Award for literary excellence in crime writing and optioned for film by WestWind Pictures. She is the County of Brant Public Library Writer in Residence, a senior editor at Hamilton Review of Books and founder of the 541 Writer’s Group. She is a proud SoBi riding Hamiltonian.