Taylor My Heart Gala 2019

Year of The Women Strides of Strength Empowerment Gala

Taylor My Heart presents Year of The Women Strides of Strength Empowerment Gala will be a night of hope and inspiration to connect with women who feel left out in the shadows of life, the over-comers, abused and, influencer to come under one heartbeat of unity and healing.


Tara Samples was elected in November 2013. She is chair of the Public Utilities Committee and vice chair of the Housing Committee and serves on the Parks & Recreation and Public Service Committees. 

Samples attended the University of Akron majoring in Political Science/Public Policy Management then transferring to the Academy of Court Reporting receiving her degree in Paralegal Studies with a Minor in Business Administration. Her past professional employment includes United States Postal Service; Akron Municipal Court bailiff; White Hat Management paralegal and board liaison; and Parms Law Firm office manager. Her civic memberships and affiliations include National League of Cities Public Safety & Crime Prevention Steering Committee 2014, 2016 and 2018; elected to the Ohio Delegation 2012, 2016; Ohio Democratic Party member; and National Paralegal Association member. 

Samples currently serves on the NEFCO Board and is the acting Secretary/Treasurer for the Akron Bath Copley Joint Township Hospital District. Her Ward 5 meetings are held on the third Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. at EANDC, 550 S. Arlington Street, or North Hill Community House, North Howard Street, depending upon the month. Samples also hosts a “Tea with Tara” on the first Saturday of the month from 9 to 10 a.m. at locations throughout Ward 5. Keep up with all of Councilwoman Samples activities here @CouncilwomanTaraMosleySamples


Danielle Taylor is a pioneer in the Women’s Empowerment space. Although having a background history of sexual abuse, addiction, and PTSD Danielle is best known for inspiring women to love themselves in every way! 

Fearlessly setting new standards for women to no longer suffer in silence of abuse, she is committed to changing the bonds of true sisterhood. Most recently she started Taylor My Heart LLC in the life coaching and motivational speaking arena. Her mission is to establish a movement of courageous women who are unapologetically ready to truly heal from their past experiences. 

Currently residing in Akron, Ohio she is a mother of two amazing children. Danielle loves working in the fashion and beauty industry and ultimately her goal is public speaking. She’s very passionate about learning everything there is to know about the industry. She is a consistent leader helping women love themselves in every way!
For bookings contact Danielle at myheartistailored@gmail.com