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2018 Freedom Gala

  • Courtyard Marriott Allen 210 East Stacy Road Allen, TX, 75002 United States (map)

Join us for our 3rd Annual Gala supporting Stronger than Espresso's efforts to help survivors and sexual abuse and domestic violence. 

Join us for our Stronger than Espresso's 3rd Annual Freedom Gala. An unforgettable evening of delicious food, coffee-inspired specialties and a inspiring story from our keynote speaker.

Stronger than Espresso's 3rd Annual Freedom Gala - Sept 29, 2018

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Keynote Speaker - Pat Smith

Pat Smith, a native of Chesapeake, Virginia, resides in Dallas, Texas with her husband, Emmitt, and five children. She is a minister, author, speaker, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. She received a bachelor’s degree in journalism from James Madison University. She then went on to become the first African American woman to win the Miss Virginia USA title and, not long after, she placed first runner-up in the 1994 Miss USA Pageant.

She is co-founder of Pat & Emmitt Smith Charities, as well as founder and CEO of Pat Smith Enterprises and Treasure You. Treasure You is a non-profit organization that inspires women to pursue their second chance in life despite difficult circumstances and setbacks. In addition, she recently launched an online clothing boutique, PS by Pat Smith, and a portion of the proceeds support the emergency needs of women and girls.

Hear her inspiring story!


Doors open at 6:30pm

Dinner & Program begins at 7:00pm

Cocktail attire



Earlier Event: September 20
North Texas Giving Day