Glassybaby entrepreneur to be guest speaker at WW fundraiser


Lee Rhodes, the first woman to win Entrepreneur Magazine's Entrepreneur of the Year award, will be featured at Nov. 15 benefit for The Mom's Network of Walla Walla.

Founder of glassybaby, she will speak at Foundry Vineyards at the 6 p.m. event.

Rhodes beat cancer while raising three children and created her widely popular hand blown glass votive candle business.

She donates 10 percent of her sales to charities, with the Mom's Network the beneficiary of sales at the upcoming event.

There is no charge to attend. Olive Marketplace & Café will provide desert. Foundry Vineyards will pour its award-winning wine with 10 percent of its sales also going to the network.

"This is such an incredible opportunity for all of us in the Walla Walla community to hear the story of a mom, cancer survivor and successful business woman" said Beth Swanson, founder and president of The Moms' Network.

To learn more about glassybaby visit

For more details on The Mom's Network, visit or call Swanson at 509-301-7471.


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