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Fizz, Fashion & Fortitude: Celebrating Smart Works Newcastle

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22 May 2024 17:30-19:00 NRG & Greenbean, The NEON Building, Quorum Park, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE12 8BU

​Join us for an inspirational evening that promises not just fizz and nibbles, but a glimpse into the transformative work of Smart Works Newcastle. This exclusive client event, "Fizz, Fashion & Fortitude," is more than just a gathering; it's a celebration of empowerment and style, all in support of an incredible cause.

Be captivated by an insightful update from Sophie Milliken, the esteemed Chair of Smartworks Newcastle, who will share heartwarming stories of triumph and the profound impact of our collective support. Dive into the excitement of our raffle, and indulge in the thrill of our Pop-Up Sale, featuring chic finds for a fraction of the price.

When:                 Wednesday 22nd May

At:                        5.30pm – 7pm

Where:                NRG & Greenbean, The NEON Building, Quorum Park, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE12 8BU

Elevate the spirit of giving at "Fizz, Fashion, and Fortitude" by bringing along your lightly worn or new interview-appropriate clothing, footwear, handbags, and accessories, as well as any new or unwanted toiletries and cosmetics, to contribute to our donation stations. Your generous donations will play a crucial role in empowering women on their journey to employment, providing them with the confidence and fortitude to succeed. Every sip of fizz, every nibble, and every purchase or raffle ticket sold is a step towards empowering women into employment. Let's raise our glasses and rally our resources to make a difference, one outfit at a time.

How to Attend

Given how popular our Smart Works Newcastle event was last year, we anticipate another remarkable turnout so invite you to express your interest in attending as soon as possible by emailing Julie Mordue here. With spaces and parking at a premium these will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

About Smart Works Newcastle

We support North East women into employment through the power of high-quality interview clothing and coaching. A two-hour appointment at Smart Works Newcastle can give women the confidence, to fulfil their potential, get the job, and transform the trajectory of their lives.

Our service can be accessed by all women who are unemployed, aged 16+ and based in the North East. We operate on a referral basis, partnering with organisations and charities to provide our services to women with upcoming interviews, as well as offering one-to-one career coaching to any woman who can benefit from it. The centre is run by a close-knit staff team of 5 who are supported by over 40 dedicated volunteers and trustees.

Since opening in 2018, Smart Works Newcastle has supported over 2,000 women into employment, with 70% getting the job.

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