Events and Appearances
Melanie has had a lot of professional success.
"Melanie D. Calvert," "Dahlia Patton" is a retired respiratory care practitioner who now works with her first loves - acting, photography and writing.
Acting is her real love .
Very talented, Melanie has 3 acting agents and is actively moving forward in the business. Self motivated, she's constantly looking for acting parts.
Melanie is actively seeking an acting career by doing several TV appearances and voiceovers for local radio stations. She is able to change voice accent.
Melanie's Events and Appearances
Melanie will be featured in the ONcE in a W"I"fetime & ONcE in M"A"Nhood Fashion Show
When: Saturday, April 6, 2013
At: Embassy Suites Cool Springs in Franklin, TN (Nashville).
Where: 820 Crescent Centre Drive, Franklin, TN 37067.
The fashion show is a 2 hour event, and will be from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm CST
Melanie along with two other Ambassadors will be representing the State of Mississippi as a finalist in the fashion show.(*this will be filmed/photographed*). The winner out of the three will be announced the winner for the whole State of Mississippi.
Each fashion show ticket is a $20 donation per ticket. Each fashion show ticket also gives full access to the Pr"I"ncess 2 Queen and Pr"I"nce 2 King events, which will also be held on *Saturday, April 6, 2013 from 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST. Mel asks that family, friends, churches, businesses, co-workers, etc to come and support the fashion show. Ticket donations will be donated to the Pr"I"ncess 2 Queen program, and Tenacious Teens 4 Christ, Inc (a 501(c) 3 not profit organization).
MISSISSIPPI ON c E in a W”I”fetime™ Ambassadors: Melanie Calvert Benton, Sophia Loren Buckley and Ayhana Molette will be featured in the *ONcE in a W"I"fetime & ONcE inM"A"Nhood Fashion Show* on:
*Saturday, April 6, 2013* at Embassy Suites, Cool Springs in Franklin, TN (Nashville). *Located at: 820Crescent Centre Drive, Franklin, TN 37067.* The fashion show is a 2 hour event
TIME: *2:00 pm - 4:00 pm CST*. These three ladies will be representing the state of Mississippi as a finalist one of these ladies could be the next tv host for the ON c E in a “W”I”fetime movement.
This movement is part of Tiffany Love's dream to help children and families in need, while building healthy relationships between mothers and daughters (sponsored by Tenacious Teens 4 Christ, Inc. a 501 (c) 3 not for profit organization ). Please click on link to learn about Tenacious Teens 4 Christ, Inc.
Please invite family, friends, churches, businesses, co-workers, etc to come and support these ladies at the fashion show. Ticket donations will be donated to the Pr"I"ncess 2 Queen program, and Tenacious Teens 4 Christ, Inc (a501(c) 3 not profit organization www.tteens4christ.org) . If you cannot attend the event, these ladies would appreciate your donations, because their donation counts towards a fundraiser challenge and they want MISSISSIPPI to win! You must type in the name of the lady into the donation info box in order for their donation vote to count toward her donation amount. Each lady needs at least 5 tickets ($20) to start out with.
If you are a business or company and need an official letter requesting a letter, please email Seretha@onceinawifetime.com , and she will get an official letter emailed to the company with our letterhead and Tax ID #.
- You may graciously give any amount you want to provide if you are not able to attend the events
- Sponsor a vendor table to promote your business
- Sponsor a table at the Red Tie Carpet Gala (includes tickets to the Red Tie Gala and dinner)
- Sponsor a girl/mother or boy/father to attend Princess 2 Queen and Prince 2 King ( includes tickets to the Red Tie Gala and dinner)
- Provide a gift certificate or item from your business for the silent auction.
These ladies have worked really hard to get into the Ambassador position for representing this movement. Please give them the courtesy and help them to help those in need. Thanks!
Or, Donate to this worthy cause
To just donate any amount $5 and up, go through Pay Pal with Tax ID # **26-2472804 for you use for your own tax purposes. http://www.onceinawifetime.com/p2queentrade.html To Buy a ticket to the event and support your favorite Ambassador: http://www.onceinawifetime.com/p2queentrade.html All sponsorship ONcE in a W"I"fetime Fashion Show tickets, and Pr"I"ncess 2 Queen challenge donations must be in by *Sunday, March 31, 2013*, at *12:00. That will come quicker than you know. WE NEED YOUR HELP!! **Money donated goes directly to Once in a “W”I”fetime, our Ambassadors will be paying their own lodging and travel expenses.**
Raised a Farm girl - Veterinarian assistant throughout high school
School bus Driver
Mentor to Children
Writer of published cooking articles, as well as author of "A Southern Moon Rising"
Sears Portrait Studio Manager
Designer of women's clothing
Women's health advocate
Substantial weight loss (127 pounds) - Gastric bypass surgery
2010 Rankin's Got Talent