Renowned author to speak at Women’s Gathering

The Refuge Network’s 4th annual Women’s Gathering Expo on May 17 will feature guest speaker Jane McCormick, author of Breaking My Silence, confessions of a rat pack party girl and sex trade survivor. See her featured on the History Channel’s “10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Rat Pack” on April 23.

The expo takes place Thursday, May 17, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Maranatha, 24799 Forest Blvd. in Forest Lake.

There will also be live demos on yoga, self defense and gardening, booths to pamper yourself, a silent auction, raffles and bake sale.

Tickets are $15 in advance, or $20 at the door. Buy tickets in advance at Maranatha or call The Refuge at 763-689-3532. For questions, contact Rahya at 612-390-3663.