Taya Kyle to Headline 2017 Women's Power Lunch
Taya Kyle is the author of New York Times bestselling book, "American Wife." She is an advocate women and families with a voice for faith, strength and American ideals. Her husband, U.S. Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle, was killed in February of 2013. He is the author of New York Times bestselling book “American Sniper."
At the luncheon, Kyle will share her powerful story of love, war and faith. She will touch on her belief that every person seeks love and faith. Kyle keeps the memory of her husband alive through the Chris Kyle Frog Foundation. The foundation supports military members, first responders and their families.
Women’s Power Lunch will be held on Wednesday April 26, 2017 at the Sioux City Convention Center. The luncheon will be preceded by a VIP Reception at 10:30 a.m. where guests will be able to meet Kyle and have a photo taken with her. The luncheon will begin promptly at 11:30 a.m. and the program will conclude at 1:30 p.m. with the Power of the Purse raffle drawing.
Tickets can be purchased here: www.missiontix.com/womenspowerlunch
All proceeds raised from the annual United Way of Siouxland's Women's Power Lunch are used to fund a scholarship program for qualifying single parents in our community.
The program is in partnership with Women Aware to assist single parents who are raising children and working to further their education to improve their life and the lives of their children. Awards typically range from $1,000 - $5,000 and the number of scholarships available are dependent upon proceeds from the Annual Power Lunch.
Eligibility Requirements for this scholarship:
- Must have high school diploma or GED
- Must be single head of household where children age 18 or younger reside
- Proof of Siouxland residency for the last two years
- Working full or part-time is highly encouraged
- Must be taking a minimum of six credit hours
Must be in the application process to attend one of college partners of the program: Briar Cliff University, Morningside College, Western Iowa Tech Community College, St. Luke’s College, or (Northeast Community College and Wayne State College – South Sioux City, NE College Center Location ONLY)