Events


Upcoming:

November 22, 2019 at 6:30pm – Connect & Create: Parker Lane Design Studio (Ashman Plaza), Downtown Midland

Come connect & create with us! We’ll be gathering at Parker Lane Design Studio, located in Ashman Plaza (above Live Oak Coffeehouse). We will gather, paint a new piece of art, and spend time in community, connecting with one another. Specialty coffee and treats will be available downstairs, in Live Oak.

Registration is limited, the cost is $35, and a portion of the proceeds will go back to Fill Up Your Cup to help facilitate future events. Stay tuned for the registration link on our Facebook page!

December 6, 2019 at 6:30pm – Mix, Match, & Mingle: Elodie Boutique – Downtown, Midland, MI

Join us for a festive holiday gathering at Elodie Boutique‘s new downtown location! They have graciously sponsored our gathering space and we’ll be having a special holiday gathering, complete with a cocoa bar. And who can forget cookies? We’ll have some especially designed just for us by Above Measure Cookies!

Christina, owner of Elodie, will also be sharing with us how we can own who we are and showcase our unique personalities through our own personal style. Lots of pretty clothing and accessory pieces will be available for you to check out, too!


Past Event Highlights:

October 12, 2019 – Self Care Workshop: Alignment 8 Yoga & Cycle, Midland, MI

We partnered with Enlightened Nutrition and Alignment 8: Yoga & Cycle for a fun fall workshop together. We discussed some of the aspects of self care for mind, body, & spirit. Beyond our group discussion and hearing some helpful tips from Taylor Schomaker, RDN, we also prepared a delicious snack together. We even learned a little about healthy ways to practice self care and some positive thinking techniques to help us through the busy fall and holiday seasons!


September 14, 2019 – Coffee & Connection: Iron Grind Coffeehouse, Downtown Auburn, MI

We were thrilled to re-connect after a busy summer! Iron Grind Coffeehouse graciously sponsored our gathering space and Anesha Stanley, Founder of Keys of Hope Foundation, was our guest speaker and shared an inspiring message on friendship! We learned the importance of coming together and fostering support and friendship with one another. We left with our cups filled up – coffee and soul. Mittenprints also joined us to sell some of their remaining merchandise, with half of the proceeds going back to Fill Up Your Cup to assist in future funding gatherings. All-in-all, it was a wonderful event!

Anesha Stanley delivering a powerful message on the impact of friendship

Tuesday, July 16th at 6:30pm – ‘I Am Brave’ Photoshoot with Self Love Beauty, Downtown Midland, MI

We partnered with Self Love Beauty to bring women together and empower them to share their brave moments and stories through this special ‘Beautiful Me’ Campaign. We met at Live Oak Coffeehouse in Midland and captured each woman’s brave moment through photos that were taken outside in front of the beautiful & colorful mural and in neighboring Grove Park. Photography was sponsored by Meadow & Lark Photography and special hand lettered signs were created by Selena Ashley Designs to showcase words of bravery.

Proceeds from the shirts purchased and worn in this shoot went toward Self Love Beauty’s upcoming ‘Your Story Matters’ event for women 21+up!


June 13th, 2019: Ladies Night at Gift of Hope Boutique, Midland, MI

We gathered at Gift of Hope Boutique for an empowering night filled with fellowship, empowering women speakers, shopping, drinks and snacks, and exclusive promotions!


We heard inspiring stories about the women who made the products in store and felt good about the purchases we made and the power behind them! Visit Gift of Hope Boutique on Facebook & Instagram, or visit giftofhopehaiti.org to learn more!


May 18th, 2019: Coffee & Connection – The ‘You are Enough’ Edition, Bay City, MI

Venue Sponsor & Speaker – Photographer & Owner of Boudoir by Alexa, Alexa Fuhrman-Sherman

Out monthly social gathering for May; We discussed body positivity and what that means for us as women, as we learn to combat social media highlights and become the best versions of ourselves through self-love and creating support networks with other women.


May 13th, 2019 – Community Conversation – Live Oak, Uptown Bay City

This public event was a great opportunity for women in the local community to learn about Fill Up Your Cup and our mission to help women build strong relationships. We shared more about how we got started, the monthly social gatherings we hold for women, and the mission, vision, and values of our social community. Attendees got a preview of our gatherings and learned how they can get connected each month and work toward building friendships and a support network.


April 13, 2019: Monthly Social Gathering – Live Oak Midland

Our monthly social gathering for April; We enjoyed coffee, conversation, and making new connections! Our special topic of conversation was gratitude and we shared some daily gratitude journal prompts to help us create a more joyful start to our days.


April 9, 2019: Community Conversation – Live Oak, Midland

This public event was a great opportunity for women in the local community to learn about Fill Up Your Cup and our mission to help women build strong relationships. We shared more about how we got started, the monthly social gatherings we hold for women, and the mission, vision, and values of our social community. Attendees got a preview of our gatherings and learned how they can get connected each month and work toward building friendships and a support network.


March 9, 2019 – Self Love Soirée

Lisa Thompson, CEO of Self Love Beauty, brought her pop-up shop of inspiring clothing and shared her journey to self-love and becoming her own boss!
Enjoying our time connecting, focusing on creating more self-love and supporting one another at Space – Midland.

February 16, 2019 – Galentine’s Day Social

We gathered at ‘Space’ in Midland again for a fun Galentine’s Day social, celebrating each other and the friendships being made.
One of our wonderful ladies, filling up her cup!
Coffee catered in by Pioneers Coffee Catering of Midland.

January 19, 2019 – Space Midland: Fill Up Your Cup – Social Premier

Local ladies getting connected at the Social Premier on January 19, 2019.
Pioneers Coffee Catering at the January 19 Social Premier