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Bastrop Daily Enterprise - Bastrop, LA
  • 'Girlfriend Fest' to be hosted Oct. 19

  • Oak Pointe Wellness Center is hosting a special event to raise awareness of breast cancer, and celebrate the accomplishments of women in Leesville.
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  • Oak Pointe Wellness Center is hosting a special event to raise awareness of breast cancer, and celebrate the accomplishments of women in Leesville.
    "Girlfriend Fest" will be from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct, 19, at 800 S. Third St.
    The "women supporting women" event will also highlight local businesses owned by women. About 24 retail business will participate, which include women who work as chefs, bakers, musicians, artists, massage therapists, and more.
    Dancers from the Joan Kathy Dancer Center will perform at 10:30 a.m.
    Phoenix Pharmacy is partnering with the Oak Pointe Wellness Center to host a Breast Cancer Survivors Luncheon at 11 a.m.
    Musical performances will begin at 12:30 p.m. Visitors can enjoy shopping in the wellness center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    The event is billed as an "estrogen extravaganza." Attendees can shop, enjoy lunch and entertainment, while learning information about breast cancer, and making new friends.
    There will be door prizes, and swag bags.
    Tickets for the event are $5, and can be purchased at the wellness center, over the phone, or held at the door.
    For more information, call Megan Meaux at (337) 277-9137.

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