The Commission for Women of Bossier City, Inc. will pay tribute to first responders during its annual Inspiring Women Week.

Planned events will be held March 16-23 and feature speakers from the Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office, networking opportunities at Flying Heart, painting at the Bossier Arts Council, and complimentary spa services at Virginia College.

The celebration’s signature event, the Inspiring Women Week Luncheon will be Wednesday, March 23, at the Bossier Civic Center. Keynote speaker is Lt. Bill Davis of the Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Proceeds from this year’s event will benefit Bossier City’s Smoke Detector Program and the Blue Forever Inc. Blue Forever is a non-profit organization founded by Haughton native Kellie Abbott that raises funds to donate lifesaving QuikClot Belt Trauma Kits BTK* to law enforcement officers throughout the country.

The Commission for Women of Bossier City, Inc. is an organization established in 1986 to serve as an advocacy group for women in the Bossier City area. Inspiring Women Week Sponsorship opportunities range from $35 to $1500.

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Schedule of Events

Wednesday, March 16- Kickoff Breakfast

Keynote Speaker: Sarah Rhodes, Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office

Location: Bossier Parish Sheriff Substation, 2510 Viking Drive

Time: 8:00am-9:00am.  Doors open at 7:30am Ticket Price: $ 15.00


Thursday, March 17- Alive @Five Networking Event

Location: Flying Heart Brewing, 700 Barksdale Blvd

Time: 5:00pm-7:00pm Ticket Price: $5.00 Entry fee which will include light refreshments. Flying Heart is donating $2.00 from each entry fee to our two charity organizations! This is a great way to network with others and experience St. Patrick ’s Day with the new brewery.


Friday, March 18- Spa Day

Location: Virginia College, 2950 E Texas Street (Interstate side of Pierre Bossier Mall)

Time: 4:00pm-7:00pm Ticket Price: Complimentary but tips are appreciated.

Pamper yourself after a hard work week! Services include: mini manicures, brow shaping, scalp massages, blow outs & more!!!!


Tuesday, March 22- Women, Wine and Paintbrushes 5:30pm-7:30pm

Location: Bossier Arts Council, 630 Barksdale Blvd

Time: 5:00pm mix and mingle; 5:30pm-7:30pm painting

Tickets: $35.00 Seating is Limited. Reservations and prepayment required.

Come enjoy a glass of wine and a painting class.


Wednesday, March 23rd– Inspiring Women Week Luncheon

Keynote Speaker: Lt. Bill Davis, Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office

Location: Bossier City Civic Center Time: 11:30am-1:00pm.   Doors open at 11:00am


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