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Relay for Life of Stephenson County Fashion Show

Mar 25, 2015 - Apr 8, 2015 6:30pm

Freeport Masonic Temple
Freeport Masonic Temple presents a fashion show to benefit Relay for Life of Stephenson County. See fashions from Level 10 Hair Salon, Shoe Sensation, The Clothes Bin & Gift Shop, Twice as Nice and Vogue. Ticket Donation is $5.00.


Barbara Olson Center of Hope Spring Tea & Fashion Show

Forest Hills Country Club, 5135 Forest Hills Rd., Rockford, IL
The Barbara Olson Center of Hope invites you to the first Annual Spring Tea, featuring a Vintage Fashion Show, to be at the Forest Hills Country Club, 5135 Forest Hills Rd., Rockford, IL on Sunday afternoon, April 12, 2015 from 1 to 3 p.m.
This inaugural fundraiser is bound to be a special afternoon for all who attend. Enjoy the warm surroundings of the upper level of the Clubhouse as you look over displays of vintage clothing, antique furniture, and functional “teacup art” items made with the participants. Sample various hot teas and numerous sweets as you review and bid on the silent auction offerings. The afternoon closes with a vintage clothing fashion show, narrated by WIFR’s Whitney Martin!
Make reservations online at, or by calling the Center of Hope at 815-964-9275, ext. 265. Individual tickets are $30 each, $10 for children under age 12. Reserved tables of ten are $325. (Limited to 250 reservations). Thanks to our sponsors: Brad and Debbie Johnson, and Kelley-Williamson for their generous support. The Center of Hope is a community partner with local United Way agencies

Mary Gwardys, 815-964-9275 ext 265,

Caritas Luncheon & Fashion Show

Giovanni's 610 N. Bell School Rd., Rockford, IL 61107
This year our theme is "Singing In The Rain". Our social hour and silent auction bidding begins at 10:30. At. 11:30 the preschoolers from St. Elizabeth's Center will sing a few songs. A wonderful luncheon begins at 12:15 with three options: Greek Chicken, Saint Lucia Pork Filet and Gnudi Dumplings. The fashion show follows with fashions from Dress Barn and Infinitely Sweet. The tickets for the luncheon cost $35.00. The raffle tickets cost $5 a piece or 5 for $20 with prizes of $1,000, $500, a car care package or a dining package. Please come and help us raise funds for the children's programs that are run by Catholic Charities. These programs benefit children of all faiths.

Patti Weber 815-222-1661