motHERHOOD Success!

It has been a week since our #motHERHOODpopup and we are still reminiscing on such a beautiful event.  This idea came together to celebrate Mother’s Day while shopping and supporting other small businesses and entrepreneurs (and mompreneurs). However, this pop-up would not have been possible without the support from YWCA’s Microbusiness Advancement Center (MAC).  We appreciate YWCA’s Microbusiness Advancement Center (MAC) for co sponsoring our community event. 🏘🌱✨💓 MAC believes in an economy based on healthy, sustainable, locally owned small businesses is key to making that vision a reality. 🙌🏽 And our pop-up is a true testament of their vision!

We wanted to share images from the day.  Thank you to Rescophotography (https://www.facebook.com/rescophotography/) and Marisol Flores-Aguirre, Executive Director of YWCA’s Microbusiness Advancement Center (MAC) for capturing these moments!

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It was the first time ever that MAC and Mi Reina Mobile Boutique hosted the motHERHOOD Pop-Up! The community was invited to spend the day (re) connecting with other moms, nanas, tias, cousins and friends at the House Of Neighborly Service (HNS) on Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 9:00 am until 2:00 pm.   Attendees were also encouraged to bring and donate unused feminine hygiene products (tampons, pads, menstrual cups) to support homeless women as part of the YWCA’s Project Period.

It was so nice to really (re) connect with friends and family members and to see young and old enjoy the pop-up.  The House Of Neighborly Service (HNS) hosted our event.  HNS is located on 243 W 33rd Street and is an arts and culture center in the heart of the City of South Tucson. It is such a beautiful campus with lot’s of positive activities and programs going on year-round!  We feel proud and honored that our motHERHOOD Pop-Up was held on the campus.

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We would like to THANK all the vendors who participated in our MotHERHOOD Pop-Up! Also, special thank you to Yvonne Garcia for hosting a “Little Hands Cooking Workshop.” Children (and parents) were able to pop pop corn and amaranth to make alegria (popped amaranth bars). The focus of this workshop was to center engagement with our children and familiarity with the fires in our home by cooking healthy Indigenous snacks.  Everyone who participated were really engaged!

Check out who participated in our motHERHOOD Pop-Up and please continue to support them:

♢ Alina Jewelry
♢ Casablanca Body
♢ Chicana Motherwork
♢ Damsel in Defense
♢ Drop the Label
♢ Flowers & Bullets Collective
♢ Geronimo’s Revenge
♢ Green Fairy Pastries
♢ India Hicks
♢ It Works!
♢ JET Multi Sport Fitness
♢ Kim’s Lip Boutique
♢ Lindsay McVay Creations
♢ Marcy – The Aesthetican
♢ Microbusiness Advancement Center (MAC)
♢ Mi Reina Mobile Boutique, LLC
♢ Progressives of Southern Arizona
♢ Rescophotography
♢ Sol Design Studio
♢ Tucson Spectrum Dentistry
♢ Tupperware with Julie
♢ Young Living Essential Oils

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Lastly, “We know that local, small businesses are the heart of a healthy and growing economy and our partnership is a reflection of our commitment to supporting local entrepreneurs; particularly those who are women and immigrants,” Marisol Flores-Aguirre, the advancement center’s executive director said.  Again, we thank you for supporting!

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Mi Reina Mobile Boutique appreciates everyone who took time out of their day to come visit us. We hope you had fun!

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Marisol Flores-Aguirre, MAC Executive Director, Selina Barajas from Mi Reina Mobile Boutique, LLC and Victor Mercado, WBC Director
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Author: mireinaboutique

Mi Reina Mobile Boutique is the most unique and innovative way to shop for clothes and accessories in Tucson and Southern Arizona. “Mi Reina” is in the process of becoming a fully renovated vintage trailer that offers more than fashion. Mi Reina’s goal is to make every person who visits the 1961 Siesta Liner to leave away feeling like a queen, inside and out. Every reina, or queen deserves to feel beautiful. Mi Reina Mobile Boutique made its debut in Fall 2016.

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