Ladies - you are ABSOLUTELY AMAZING! Thanks to YOU we raised
$16,503. for our two local charities. You are wonderfully kind, generous, and supportive. I know many of you are delighted over your fabulous finds at the Sale.
Purse #1 - COACH. This is a classic Coach bag in beautiful cream pebbled leather. It is arm candy at its finest. Donated by Rochelle Dale of Remax Shuswap (Retail $450) Winner: Evelyne Hall
Purse # 2 - KATE SPADE. Indigo indeed. We love this fetching number from the great size to the smooth leather. Fabulous colour! Donated by Margaret Moores (Retail $300) Winner: Jessi Bacon
Purse #3 - MICHAEL KORS Show off your sassy side with this leather hobo bag. Spicy red adds the sizzle. Donated by Angela Spencer, BDO LLP (Retail $375) Winner: Mary-Rose Mack
Purse #4 - COACH. Function meets fabulous with the beauty of embossed leather in a crossbody bag. Donated by Dr. Kristy Chu - Chu Dental Clinic (Retail $425) Winner: Lisa Chesney
Purse #5 - KATE SPADE. This bag is sleek leather and sophisticated lines. If you love a big bag for your busy life - this is the one for you. Donated by Dr Daphne Brown, Active Chiropractic. (Retail $400) Winner: Barb Henderson
Purse #6 - KARL LAGERFELD. Flirty, feminine and floral in white leather with embroidered flowers. A perfect bag to rock that summer sundress. Donated by Kathryn Vennard in memory of Coralie Tolley. (Retail $230) Winner: Jennifer Black
Purse #7 - KATE SPADE. Pink passion for the girl who isn't interested in trailing wheels. Get your junior diva started with this smaller bag. (Retail $199) Winner: Monica Thiessen
Purse #8 - LONDON FOG. This London Fog getaway lives up to the name. This Bag comes with a Houseboat Trip for you and 21 friends. Donated by WATERWAY HOUSEBOATS (Retail $3000) WINNER: ANDREA JACKSON
We raised $5000 more than last year for our two charities to share, thanks to YOU and to so many businesses that supported us. An extra big shout out to WATERWAY HOUSEBOATS for their donation of a houseboat trip that doubled the Purse Raffle monies raised.
A second BIG shout out to DEB'S STYLE LOFT and SEVEN SISTERS BOUTIQUE, both of whom redirected donations to our sale and rocketed up the quality and quantity of the shoes, boots and bags at the sale.
Thanks to many people and organizations for helping make this event so successful:
Promotional Materials: The lovely Marieke of Ink and Tools and the very wonderful Jeanne at Jeanne's Graphics
Sale location donation: Okanagan College (SA) who again donated the space to keep our costs bearable.
Raffle Ticket super sellers: Shuswap Clothing & Shoe on Alexander Street, Edward Jones (Cathy Horcoff), Shuswap Bliss, Home Restaurant in Sorrento and the energizer bunny - June Kiessling.
Putting in a Good Word: EZ Rock for the super public service announcements to let everyone know. Friday A.M. and the Salmon Arm Observer for finding us newsworthy. The Salmar for letting us run the cutest ad ever!
Chances Casino for putting up our poster on the BIG sign that lit up the sky.
Hosting a card holder / table decoration to help us tell our story: Shuswap Pie Company.
A new adventure - a table at the S.A. Home Show which was very successful. Thank you to B.C. Home Shows Ltd. for allowing us to join the party.
Donation Drop Box locations: SASCU in Sicamous and Sorrento.
InView Optical at the Mall at PIccadilly, RBC on Alexander Street, Okanagan College and Brooke Downs Vennard LLP office.