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See What Happened at the 2020 Southern Women's Show!

Val Chmerkovskiy of Dancing with the Stars

Fan favorite, world champion dancer, and reality star Val Chmerkovskiy of Dancing with the Stars will be appearing at the Southern Women’s Show in Savannah! Chmerkovskiy is a two-time winner of the hit ABC celebrity dance competition, as well as a two-time World Latin Dance champion and 14-time U.S. National Latin Dance champion. He is also the author of “I'll Never Change My Name: An Immigrant's American Dream from Ukraine to the USA to Dancing with the Stars, which chronicles the failures and successes that have shaped him, from his early life in Ukraine to immigrating to the U.S. to his ascent to pro dancing stardom.

Chmerkovskiy will appear Saturday, February 29 at 1pm on the Fashion and Entertainment Stage to share the behind-the-scenes details of filming Dancing with the Stars, what it was like to grow up as an immigrant in Brooklyn, how he achieved career success amidst the ups and downs, and what others can learn from his inspirational life experiences in pursuit of their own dreams.

With a general admission ticket, you can see Val when he appears onstage for a moderated Q&A, but the ONLY way to meet & take a photo with him is by purchasing the Meet & Greet Package. This $35 package includes an exclusive meet and greet with Val, a ticket to the Southern Women's Show, Women's Show reusable shopping bag, a copy of Val's book I'll Never Change My Name: An Immigrant's American Dream from Ukraine to the USA to Dancing with the Stars, and reserved seating at the Stage for Val's public appearance. Limited availability! Click HERE to buy!

Chef Monica Spices up the Cooking Stage

Chef Monica is a charismatic celebrity chef, who has competed and entertained audiences locally and nationally on platforms such as Food Network’s Guy’s Grocery Games, Cutthroat Kitchen and a guest on Chef Jeff Henderson’s Flip My Food. She hosts cooking classes for youth, hospice survivors, and families of domestic violence, executive teams, suicide prevention, churches, seniors, girl’s night out, and other special occasions.
Her company, Chef Monica Blends, released its signature spice line in 2018. Chef's Spice Blends can be purchased on Amazon Prime and at the Southern Women’s Show. Chef Monica inspires audiences with her personal mission of “bringing families back to the table”. She loves encouraging
families to cook at home more often with fresh ingredients, creating healthier eating habits. Her #Eat2LiveLonger campaign encourages families to gather at the kitchen table, eat more meals that are farm-to-fork, and create a sustainable healthy eating lifestyle. She has challenged herself to take classic southern dishes and make them a little lighter with fresh foods and fusing them with other cuisines.
Chef Monica is the proud host of the Cooking Stage at the 2020 Southern Women’s Show. Stop by the stage or her exhibit space to sample her delicious creations and take home great tips for your own kitchen!

Rosalynn Daniels

Rosalynn Daniels is a restaurateur, millennial mom, wife and lifestyle personality. 
On her journey as a wife and mother, Rosalynn found herself challenged with fusing her love of a cosmopolitan lifestyle with her new and rewarding family roles. Her passion grew for recreating great dinning and event experiences for her everyday life with her family.
That passion birthed the Rosalynn Daniels brand, complete with television appearances, food demonstrations, brand partnerships and website, She created the site as a place to inspire other parents and millennials that it is possible to have it all. Her video tutorials detail her process of implementing simple recipes, DIY projects, home décor inspiration, and relatable situations that she experiences as a wife and modern mom.

Rosalynn has been featured on several national television shows such as HLN, FOX 40 and several others. She is an ambassador for multiple national food and wine festivals and has been hired by brands like the Georgia Beef Board. She now resides in the Atlanta, GA area with her husband, daughter and infant son. She is an owning partner in a popular midtown eatery and Food Media Producer for her production company, Brown Hands Media.

Miss Black Southern States International Ambassador 2020

Ashleigh Montford is a native of Warner Robins, Georgia and currently holds the title, Miss Black Southern States International Ambassador 2020. Montford's platform is all about mental health and suicide awareness, "Life; It Keeps Going." While obtaining her Master of Public Administration degree at the Savannah State University, she devotes countless hours of community service to those in need. Ranging from making sure the firefighters of Savannah are appreciated, to donating over $2,000 worth of items to the Tom D. Austin house, not failing to mention the work she does with Divine Rest, Inc., Ashleigh is dedicated to serving those around her.
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