A huge success – Wear It

Wear It on Friday evening, 1 March was a huge success for 2 memorable reasons: our first ever fund raising event, bringing in approximately £370 and selling just over 80 tickets, as well as being a really fun evening that worked because so many people pulled together to make it all happen.  The pictures below show how it all happened:

Hazel Stacey, President, who who worked with the committee to plan the evening, as well as being at the Congregational Hall in the afternoon and evening, helping to set out the catwalk, the stalls, making the punch and co-ordinating the refreshments.  Hazel was helped by her neice, Samantha Stacey, who is training in event management.

Sisters Sadie and Wendy from the Daisy Chain Dress Agency in Kettering who supplied the clothes,  helped models choose 8 outfits each and gave encouraging guidance to the WI models.

Paula Harrison from Randall Harrison at Archway House, Lubendham Hill, Market Habrorough, LE16 9SZ who gave her time to create beautiful hair on the models.

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Kara and her staff  from the Beauty Manor gave their time to help make the models look more beautfiul than normal.

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The  models who made it all happen: Clare Farquhar, Fiona Thompson, Lynda Meadows, Jo Brylka, Jo Grundy,Emma Paige, Sarah Dyson, Yvonne Benson, Chela Grainge and Claire Salisbury.

Stallholders displaying and selling their gifts included Petrina Campbell from Sweet Pea Gifts (079 736 177 58).  She had some enchanting bags and colourful scarves.

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Cards and wrapping paper from Carmen Wilson (07817 387 559) of Phoenix Trading.

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Joanne Rogers (0791 777 4856) of Forever Living Products.

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Some really tempting cupcakes by Vicky Watts of Cupcake Dream (0797 698 7718).

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Beautiful fresh flowers arranged in gifts in easy to carry containers by Helen Goddard of Chilli Peppers Florist (0783 547 8979).

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Katie from Titchy Stitch had designed and made some really cute clothes and shoes for babies and toddlers (0795 570 5562).

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Latest news – Wear It! Gifts galore to buy

Two local businesses, based at Archway House, will be helping get thFashion show-w500-h500e models’ ready for free: The Beauty Manor will be doing the make up and Randall Harrison Hairdressers their hair.

Several other local organisations will be present with their stalls, so a good chance to browse and pick up a special gift for Mother’s Day (10th March) or a birthday present.

Chilli Peppers Florist

Sweetpea Gifts

Phoenix Cards

Cupcake Dream

Forever Living

We also have 2 more stalls who are still to confirm (details to follow).

Get your tickets, price £3.50 at Wednesday’s monthly meeting, pay £5 at the door at the Congregational Church, Bowden Lane, Market Harborough, on Friday 1st March or contact us.  Wear It starts at 7.30 pm and there’s a free drink on arrival.  Bring your own wine and a glass if you want to share a drink with a friend during the show.

We’re in the Harborough Mail – Wear It –

Fashion show-w500-h500When you buy today’s issue of the Harborough Mail, check us out on page 65.  There’s full details of this exciting event.   Better still, tell your friends and contact us to buy your tickets now.  It’s cheaper before the show, which is on Friday 1 March 2013, 7.30 pm at the Congregational Church on Bowden Lane, Market Harborough.  It’s a great chance to see outfits modelled and maybe treat yourself to a new spring outfit, plus you will be supporting our major fund raising event this year.  Members are modelling the clothes and will be delighted to have your support.  See you there!