Holidays bring opportunities to support local girls

Here  are a couple of Thanksgiving and Christmas events to support Girls Inc. of Monroe County, as well as an opportunity to support local girls while doing some Christmas shopping: 

Wednesday, November 18, 6pm:  Woman/Man of the Year Thanksgiving Celebration; please RSVP to 336-7313 and bring a dish to share.  Turkey and drinks will be provided.

Saturday, November 28 (all day): Barnes & Noble Gift Fair; print off the following voucher (hol bkfair voucher) and shop ’til you drop (at ANY Barnes and Noble) on Nov. 28 and part of the proceeds will benefit Girls Inc.  There are also lots of fun things happening in the Bloomington store that day!

Saturday, December 5, 9am-noon: This is the third year we have held this wonderful event at Fountain Square Mall (thanks to CFC, Inc.) and we hope that it will become an annual tradition for you and your family.  A delicious pancake breakfast will be served by Championship Catering- a Division of IU Athletics, Santa will be making a special appearance for photos, there is a holiday boutique for the little ones to shop in, LIVE festive music from favorite local artists, gingerbread house making, a raffle, and MUCH MUCH MORE.

The proceeds will be used to support the mission of Girl’s Inc. —-Inspiring all girls to be Strong, Smart, and Bold.  We serve hundreds of girls in Monroe County through such afterschool programs as economic literacy, preventing adolescent pregnancy, and media awareness.  We also team up in volleyball, basketball, dance and other great team activities.

Tickets are available at the event, $5 at the door, or reply to my email and I can help arrange your purchase.  If you cannot attend, but would like to help Girls Inc. I can tell you how.  Raffle tickets are $5 or 5 for $20, Family Sponsorships are $40.

All are family friendly events and open to the public.  For more information, please visit our website at www.girlsinc-monroe.org or call 336-7313.  Please help us get the word out by passing along this email to those you think may be interested.


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