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Star of WEtv’s Cutting It: In The Atl Patricia Thompson Hosts “A South Side Affair” Event Series

Proceeds from the event will support many families in need this Christmas

(September, 2016- Atlanta, GA) On Thursday, September 29th entrepreneur, author and star of WEtv’s Cutting It: In The ATL Patricia “Pat” Thompson,will host “A South Side Affair” 70’s vs 90’ party in collaboration with castmate Tre’stylez. Taking place at The Palace Banquet Hall located at 186 North Ave, Jonesboro, GA, from 8:00 pm until 12:00 am the event will be the first of the five part event series. In addition to providing a night of entertainment, a $250.00 prize will go to the winners of the best 70’s and 90’s outfits. Pat Thompson and Tre’Stylez will use the proceeds from the party to support families in need for Christmas. With the help of the community and Atlanta’s premiere media outlets who will be in attendance, eight families will receive $1000.00 each. All metro-atlanta residents are encouraged to attend. To submit a family in need, send their story to

Patricia Thompson regularly organizes, hosts and participates in events that benefit the community. “I want to encourage others to give back and have fun doing it. I am choosing to use my platform to better my community and help our children in anyway I can. Everyone deserves to feel special around the holidays so that's the purpose of raising the money for Christmas for these families,” explained Thompson. Other highly influential members of the Atlanta community will receive special invites to support the event series.

Attendees will enjoy music, great food, and beverages and will have the opportunity to consider other philanthropic efforts that will possibly benefit those in need. Sponsorship opportunities are available and donations are accepted. For other upcoming event dates, supporters are encouraged to follow Tba Angels on Facebook and @iamPatriciaThompson on Instagram. For more information or for interviews with Patricia Thompson please contact

About Patricia Thompson

Patricia Thompson is an Atlanta based entrepreneur who is the CEO and founder of Touched By An Angel Beauty School and Touched By An Angel Salons. Her first salon location opened in 1995 and grew to 13 locations nationwide. Upon expansion from salons, Patricia added to her brand the Touched by an Angel Beauty Schools thereby furthering the outreach to help others reach their potential. She continues to nurture and educate up-and-coming successful stylists through weaving boot camps, advanced career training, professional internship programs, employment, and scholarships. Patricia Thompson has been recognized in multiple media outlets nationwide including Atlanta Daily World, The Chicago Defender, Michigan Chronicle, FreddyO, BE Magazine, and more.

After 2 years of operation of Touched By An Angel Salon, Patricia began to reflect back over her life and the difficulties of not having enough money to visit unaffordable hairdressers as a child. This led to the economical sustaining development of adding hair extensions, hereby known as "the $50 weaves". A trend of quality paired with affordability was introduced to a new clientele, thereby making the addition of hair extensions or "weaves" accessible to all walks of life. The $50 weave concept birthed from the early 1990's by Touched by An Angel and grew to popularity over the entire metro Atlanta area. Salons alike capitalize off of the million-dollar wealth building concept so much so, it continues to be imitated across the continental United States today.

Patricia Thompson's innovative ideas and concepts as well as her unique marketing strategies brands Touched by an Angel as "home of the $50 weave". Billboards throughout the Atlanta metropolitan has brandished her legacy. Patricia and 5 other salon owners are currently completing the first ever African American cosmetology book "Touched by an Angel". Patricia is also working on completing a book about her life called "Weaving My Past Behind: A Memoir of Failure to Triumph". Patricia will also be releasing THE DOO, a lifestyle and entertainment publication of Atlanta's most successful people and businesses.

For more information about Patricia Thompson or for media inquiries contact

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