February 08, 2018

Contact: Kim Condon (601.573.5032) Adrianna Eschete (985.217.7653) Email: Date: February 6, 2018

THE WELL ARMED WOMAN MID-SOUTH REGION TO HOLD ITS 3rd ANNUAL PURPLE POWWOW Louisiana & Mississippi TWAW State Leaders Welcome Women From All Over the Country

Raymond, Mississippi – April 27th thru April 29th, 2018 – The Well Armed Woman (TWAW) Mid-South Purple PowWow is a regional event, hosted by Mississippi TWAW State Leader & Co-Owner of Boondocks Firearm Training Academy (FTA) Kim Condon along with Adrianna Eschete, Louisiana’s TWAW State Leader. The event provides an opportunity for members of TWAW Chapters across the country to be exposed to manufacturers and industry representatives who offer demonstrations of products, services, and training.

The 2018 TWAW Mid-South Purple PowWow will be held on the weekend of April 27th through April 29th in Raymond, Mississippi. A welcome reception will be held on Friday evening at Eagle Ridge Conference Center which will include guest speaker Beth Alcazar of USCCA/Delta Defense and the blog Pacifiers & Peacemakers. Saturday events will include demonstrations by Glock, Walther, SinterFire and Springfield Armory. An extended lunch period will allow participants to peruse Vendors Row, which will include products and services from various providers, such as CrossBreed, Gun Toten’ Mamas and Damsel In Defense. Boondocks FTA will also allow access to the Lethal Force Simulator during this time period. Dinner under the stars and DJ with karaoke will be provided Saturday evening, as well as lots of door prizes donated by our event sponsors. The weekend will conclude with a Sunday brunch at Eagle Ridge Conference Center, where a farewell address will be given, followed by firearm giveaways for a few lucky ladies. The 2018 TWAW Mid-South Purple PowWow will be proceeded by optional courses such as the USCCA Instructor Certification Course by Donna Anthony, Becky Bowen, Ashley Suris, Kim Condon & Adrianna Eschete, TWAW Instructor Certification Course by TWAW founder Carrie Lightfoot, and the Lethal Force Simulation Course by Boondocks FTA. The event will be followed by the final optional course, Inside the Home Scenario Based by Donna Anthony of Alaska’s Point Blank Firearm & Self Defense Training and Becky Bowen of Kansas’ Quivera Firearms Training. Participants representing many different chapters from over a dozen different states paid a $125 fee for this all inclusive weekend with their TWAW sisters.

“We are so excited to host this event for our fellow TWAW sisters for a third year, exposing them to great information and industry leaders. It just gets bigger every year!” – Adrianna Eschete, event co-host & Louisiana State Leader.

The Well Armed Woman is a national non-profit organization, founded by Carrie Lightfoot in 2012, focusing on educating, equipping, and empowering women across the country. With over 10,500 members in 363 chapters in 49 states, TWAW is the largest and most trusted women’s resource, providing straight forward, complete information, innovative products and training geared specifically to the woman gun owner. Topics such as armed self-defense, gun ownership, gun safety, shooting skills, and exposure to different products are provided through monthly TWAW meetings, various TWAW Shooting Chapter pages on Facebook, The Women’s Gun Show podcast, and The Well Armed Woman, LLC website, To find and register for a chapter near you, visit

CONTACT: Adrianna Eschete 985-217-7653 or Kim Condon 601-573-5032 Email:

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