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Step Up for Power Hour: Powerful Connections, Powerful Cause.


NEW YORK - Oct. 25, 2015- Save the date- national nonprofit Step Up Womens Network is
hosting their Power Hour charity fundraiser on Oct. 28. The evening begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Hearst
Tower in New York City. Power Hour will celebrate the success of Step Ups mentoring programs,
present guests opportunities to speak with influential business professionals, as well as collect
contributions toward the organization.

Each year the fourth annual Power Hour raises almost 40 percent of the needed funds for the
Step up NYC location. Power Hour guests can mingle with some of New Yorks sophisticated business
men and women to recognize the significance of past, present, and future women leaders involved with
Step Up. Throughout the evening, people

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News Release: Step Ups Power Hour Fundraiser


connect through discussing the impact of the organization, and become inspired by witnessing the effect
mentorship has on teens. These discussions motivate donations to Step Up and its programs to enhance
the organization as a whole. Stacy London, a notorious fashion consultant on TLCs What Not To Wear,
will be the hostess for the fundraiser. London does not only have the role of the hostess but is also an
active member of Step Up, serving as one of the organizations national board directors.

Power Hour gives Step Up the opportunity to commemorate the 2015 honorees, Maureen
Sullivan, and the Vidal Sisters. The 2015 mentorship champion award will be received by Maureen
Sullivan, who was the president of AOL.com for years and is newly appointed as president of Rent the
Runway. Alendi, Janet, Sandra, and Vanessa Vidal all participated in Step Up programs and are being
recognized as the 2015 Step Up Teens honorees. By sharing their time and talents at Power Hour, these
mentors impact both the guests as well as the girls who rely on our mentorship programs during their
high school years, Step Up CEO Jenni Luke said. Power Hour annually brings together the community
of Step Up Womens Network and significantly benefits its programs and members.

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About Step Up
Step Up Womens Network is a nationally known nonprofit organization that is devoted to improving the
lives and futures of underprivileged teenage girls. Professional and influential women engage in
mentorship programs that help Step Up teens become focused on furthering their education and reaching
their potential. The organization helps girls transition into women with bright futures.

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