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Sussex County's Fund for Women to hold fashion show April 13

At the Independence Hall Club House in Millsboro
Mar 20, 2014
Source: Submitted The 4th Annual Fashion, Fun, and Philanthropy Show will be held April 13 at Independence Hall Club House in Millsboro. Fund for Women founders Lynn Thompson, left, and Prue Albright are modeling fashions from Josephine’s Daughter, one of the participating boutiques.

The Fund for Women from Sussex County will hold its 4th Annual Fashion, Fun, and Philanthropy Show from 2 to 5 p.m., Sunday, April 13, at the Independence Hall Club House, 23767 Samuel Adams Circle in Millsboro.

Local women’s boutiques including Azura, Candlelight Bridal, Coolspring Cottage, Crazy Ladyz, Deanna’s, Josephine’s Daughter, Lady Fenwick, Simply Dressed and Twila Farrell will feature spring and summer fashions for guests to enjoy. Hair styling and makeup for models will be contributed by Bad Hair Day and Bling.

Boutiques will display accessories for sale and contribute raffles and discount coupons. Light refreshments and specialty drinks will be served. Doors will open no earlier than 2 p.m.

The event, costing $25, is open to founders and women interested in having fun viewing fashions from local boutiques. This has been a sold-out event in the past so those wishing to attend are encouraged to obtain advance reservations at weblink.donorperfect.com/Sussex2014AprilFashionApril13. For information, contact Lynn Kokjohn at 302-841-4333.

The Fund for Women is an endowment at the Delaware Community Foundation whose mission is to provide funding to enhance the worth and potential of women and girls in Delaware by bringing together the collective philanthropic power of women. The endowment is funded when new founders pledge to give $1,000 over a five-year period.

The fund has awarded nearly $1.8 million in grants since 1993. In 2013, the fund awarded $128,904 to 12 agencies supporting projects that help women and girls avoid abuse and poverty, improve their physical and mental health, and gain financial independence.

The Delaware Community Foundation manages charitable funds for individuals, families, businesses and organizations, and distributes income from the funds as grants to humanitarian, educational, health, and cultural entities throughout the First State.

For 25 years, the foundation has been connecting people who care with causes they care about, helping make Delaware a better place to live. For more information, visit delcf.org/ffw.

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