Empowering Women Through Self-Care: Wine Down Wednesday at Meraki Roasting Company

Antris Perkins

BY: Yasmine Malone | June 17, 2024

Clarksdale, Mississippi – On June 11, 2024, Antris Perkins, executive director of Heart of Gold Consulting LLC, hosted an inspiring event titled “Wine Down Wednesday” at Meraki Roasting Company. The evening was dedicated to fellowship, wine, refreshments, door prizes, and most importantly, community building for women in the Delta.

The gathering saw an enthusiastic turnout of women, all eager to participate in the evening’s activities. The central theme of the night was self-care and womanhood, with a panel discussion that delved into topics such as the meaning of self-care, the obstacles women face in committing to self-care, and much more. The discussions were both insightful and heartfelt, encouraging a deep exploration of personal well-being and the collective experience of womanhood.

Antris Perkins expressed her gratitude and joy for the success of the event through a heartfelt post on Facebook: “My heart is full after tonight. I’m grateful to every woman who chose to spend their evening with us. Tonight was everything I hoped and prayed for it to be.”

The event left the attendees feeling refreshed and energized, thanks to the sisterly support and connections they built throughout the evening. Terrilisha Martin, one of the attendees, shared her positive experience: “It was a good evening. I was glad to be able to see so many familiar faces in the room and the conversations were natural and funny. And there was just so much positivity and support. I’m always on the lookout for more events like this in the area.”

Wine Down Wednesday not only provided a relaxing atmosphere with wine and refreshments but also fostered a sense of community and support among the women who attended. It was an evening of laughter, learning, and mutual encouragement, reminding everyone of the importance of self-care and the strength found in shared experiences.

As the night drew to a close, the attendees left with a renewed sense of energy and a stronger connection to their community, looking forward to more events that celebrate and support womanhood in the Delta.

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