Marilu Henner Visits Fort Wayne for Tapestry Event


Published 04/28 2014 01:47PM

Updated 04/28 2014 01:56PM

Marilu Henner was in Fort Wayne for the "Tapestry: A Day For You" event.  She's been in over 30 films, nominated for 5 Golden Globes, and 2 hit sitcoms "Taxi" and "Evening Shade".

It's not often a famous celebrity comes to town but Marilu Henner was one of the guest speakers to share her words of wisdom and healthy living tips to the crowds that came to the Coliseum.

"I hope there's something that I say that somebody says 'okay, from this day forward I'm going to do this, or I'm going to listen to this, or I'm going to look at this perspective a little differently'."

Marilu says the talk is all about embracing the moment.

"Everybody has this inner person that they like can't wait til this winner person comes out, so I hope they come out."

Marilu's talk is what the "Tapestry, A Day For You" event is all about.  Women taking a day for themselves to improve their life.  Becky Beaver comes year after year.

"I think women juggle a lot of different activities.  A lot of different things going on in a daily basis and we need to get together and have fun every once in awhile."

Beaver is a fan of Marilu's book and takes her advice to heart.

"Ya know, letting go of the past and making your dreams come true and following your goals, not letting anything stop you."

Project Manager of Tapestry, Katherine Jackson says the main reason for the event is to raise scholarship money for female students at IPFW.

"Our scholarships will give them a full year tuition at IPFW and it just relieves some of that burden of going to school and we're really proud of what we can do for them."

Organizers say the "Tapestry, A Day For You" event was a success.

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