Annual Celebration of Women Festival calling for artist
Sylvania, OH: Lourdes is celebrating National Women’s History
Month by recognizing the diversity and vision of area women
artists and business women. Celebrating its 5th year,
The W.A.V.E. Festival (Women, Artists, Visionaries,
Entrepreneurs) is a juried indoor exhibition and sale of
fine arts and crafts such as ceramics, fiber arts, jewelry,
pottery and paintings, an indoor art exhibit, along with live
entertainment throughout the event.
W.A.V.E. originated as a way to celebrate the successes and
accomplishments of women throughout the local community.
Proceeds from this year’s event will benefit
Second Chance, a social service program in Toledo assisting
victims of domestic sex trafficking and prostitution.
The 2012 W.A.V.E. Festival will be held in the Franciscan Center
on Saturday, March 24 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visit
www.lourdes.edu/wave for more information or e-mail
Rooted in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, Lourdes University
offers baccalaureate degrees in more than 30 academic majors as
well as graduate degrees in business, education, liberal arts,
nursing, organizational leadership and theology.
Community outreach programs include: the Appold Planetarium, the
Life Lab, Lifelong Learning and Theater Vision. A member of the
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, Lourdes
students can also compete in baseball and men’s and women’s
basketball, golf, and volleyball.
Named a “Best in the Midwest” college by the Princeton Review,
Lourdes University is a nationally accredited, veteran and
transfer-friendly institution offering a variety of student
scholarships. Discover us online at
www.lourdes.edu or by phone at 419-885-3211.