Acclaimed Actress from BET’s Being Mary Jane and films such as Just Wright and Sparkle, Producer, Singer, Host, Motivational Speaker and Brand Ambassador Brély Evans-Eddings will bring versatility and liveliness as she hosts a stellar brunch and show to raise awareness about heart disease The annual Hearts & Heels Brunch and Show, presented by Total You Unlimited, will take place on March 4, 2017 at the Hilton Garden Inn Dallas/Duncanville, 800 North Main Street Duncanville, TX. A portion of the proceeds will help support the American Heart Association. Total You Unlimited CEO and Founder, Emily Michelle Blue, whose mother is also a heart disease survivor, firmly believes it is extremely important to help eradicate heart disease and states, “Heart disease is still the number one cause of death in both men and women. It is important for us to continue to fund lifesaving treatments and educate individuals on how they can prevent heart disease. That is why we support the American Heart Association.”
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Derrick A. Golden Lead Pastor of Amazing Church in McKinney, TX and Motivational Speaker will deliver a powerful keynote to transform, ignite and empower. All patrons also will enjoy a delightful heart healthy brunch, hear an stirring story by Heart Health Speaker Crystal Garrett, Founder of Beauty Is…, learn from experts and coaches such as Dr. Estrelita Bruce, Creator/Visionary of A NEW ME, Life Coach, Christian Counselor, Motivational Speaker and Author, Stacia Alexander, Licensed Professional Counselor, Life Coach, Professional Trainer and Executive Director of Positive Influences and Candace Cooper, Speaker, Professor, and Author of Ignite: A 10 Journey to Purpose Driven Power.
The annual event sizzles with its remarkably popular show featuring some of the most noted designers, models, and stylists within the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex such as Oonarissa Bernard of OonaNicole, Misty Wells of Misty Chanel, Stephanie Burleson of So Like You, Chelita McDuffie of Chelita Lenice, Daphne Askew of Zoe Victoria Boutique, Shandon Guignard with Shandonism Shirts, and Venus Basaran of Tipsy Toe Shoe Boutique.
Hearts & Heels will also include the inaugural C. O. R. E. Heart Awards presentation honoring individuals whose service impacts the essence of the lives they reach. The 2017 Honorees include actress Brély Evans-Eddings (Beauty of the Heart Award), first African-American woman Dallas County District Attorney Faith Johnson (Heart of the Community Award), former National Director of Marketing & Events for Heart & Soul Magazine, Heart Disease Survivor and American Heart Association National Volunteer Ambassador Erica Annise (Heart of a Champion Award), State Senator Royce West (Heart of the Community Award), Founder, CEO and Managing Partner of Lauren Fabulous Firm, Author, Chairman of the Board for Dress for Success Dallas and Philanthropist Dr. Lauren Freeman (Servant’s Heart Award), and Celebrity Chef and Ambassador for Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move Campaign Ken Patrick (Healthy Hearts Award).
The event starts with a Meet & Greet along with health screenings, a silent auction and shopping with specialty vendors at 10:00 am and a brunch and show at 11 am. Attendees are encouraged to wear red in support of heart health awareness. For more information about tickets, becoming a sponsor, or advertiser, interview opportunities or other news, please contact Dominique Clayton at 888-628-3270 or visit www.squareup.com/store/totalyouunlimited.
About Brely Evans-Eddings
Brély Evans-Eddings is a sought after entertainer who brings professionalism and adaptability to every project and event she puts her hands on. She is an Oakland, CA native who has become the epitome of what the industry dubs a triple threat but times three. As an Actress, Vocalist, Comedienne, Voiceover talent, Model and Motivational Speaker her versatility puts her in a class of her own as she transcends your entertainment experience; whether she’s making you cry in a drama, buckle over with laughter in a comedy or challenging your intellectual wit through thought provoking discussion as a talk show host and radio personality. In television, Brély is mostly recognized for her recurring role as Nichelle Nicholas on BET’s hit series Being Mary Jane where she plays the role of Gabrielle Union’s best friend which finds much love from more than five million viewers. Her reach continues to expand with her involvement in successful projects like TV One’s For the Love Of Ruth, where she plays Opal. Before obtaining a host of film, theater and commercial work under her belt, Brély’s break out role was opposite Oscar Award Nominee Queen Latifah, as “Sabrina,” in the romantic comedy Just Wright. Ms. Evans role of “Sabrina,” was expanded as a result of her comedic timing and ability to bring unexpected life to her characters. This same power packed persona afforded her an opportunity to work with the late Whitney Houston in her final film Sparkle, playing the role of Tune Ann, best friend to lead actress Jordin Sparks. Brély’s talent has been commanding attention but it’s her faith, drive, and commitment to excellence that continues to reward her with career opportunities, both of her own making and because her multi-dimensional persona is constantly in high demand. If that’s not enough, she now coaches people in her series Get Your Act Together and Start Living Your Dreams with her company, Water Walkers Worldwide, Inc. personal one on ones and group sessions that travel national and internationally.
About Total You Unlimited
Total You Unlimited is a non-profit holistic empowerment organization dedicated to equipping and enriching individuals from all walks of life with the tools necessary to be well from the inside out.
About the American Heart Association
American Heart Association’s mission is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Our mission drives everything we do.