Quick Post Re: Goodwill Fashion Show

HI All,
Boy what a busy time I’ve had past couple of weeks  – little delay in this post but I just got some pictures and wanted to share information on event that I was part of the other Friday night for Goodwill of Monocacy Valley Maryland +Goodwill Industries International, Inc. 

– It featured a red carpet entrance, an on-site Goodwill boutique, a chance to bid on fabulous auction items, gourmet food and spirits from local businesses.  A big shout out to my very own Black Hog Bbq for food donation as well as great auction basket.  There was music, and a high energy runway fashion show, including models with “familiar” faces from the community.  That’s were I came in….. I used the term community model very loosely people.  HA

Guests were encouraged to bring a donation for Goodwill and be entered to win a prize.

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All proceeds benefited Goodwill’s Youth Program 
which supports students with developmental disabilities to explore future career possibilities through vocational assessments, job tours, job shadows, and placement into employment in their area of interest.

Tickets just but all sold out for the event and while it was a great cause – boy was it hard for me.  I get so nervous doing things like this.  People who know me understand how clumsy I am and the runway not an easy gig for those of us who are not used to it for sure.  But “YEAH LORI” – I didn’t fall!  We had a record night and the gift basket and food we donated were a huge success.  So ok I was happy to “take one for the team” .

The hair and makeup team were fantastic – thanks to you all from Jordan K Winn out of Urbana Maryland for some lovely Texas worthy curls!  It was FABULOUS DAHHHLING!

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I found the dress at Goodwill and the jacket, tights and ankle boots were my own.  The dress was a little on the young side for me – but tried to make it work.  Reminded me of the Kate Spade number that was out last year.  Again it was my pleasure and honor to be a part of this event.  Lots of money was raised for the youth program!

Ok just touching base and playing catch up on events this past month!

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