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D39 Educational Foundation 6th Annual “Attire to Inspire” Fashion Show
November 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm$85
The District 39 Educational Foundation announces its 6th Annual “Attire to Inspire” Fashion Show held at the Westmoreland Country Club on Wednesday, Nov. 13 from 7-9:30 p.m. With boutique shopping, complimentary wine and passed appetizers, a raffle, a fashion show, and an anticipated 150 guests in attendance, the evening offers a memorable community event.
Co-chairs Michele Coffey and Kim Peters began planning the event in early summer 2019. This year’s event offers an evening of complimentary wine from 7-7:45 p.m., passed appetizers, and flexible seating. Similar to last year’s event, the fashion show will have a runway with chairs arranged along both sides, allowing guests to capture a close-up view of the fall fashions, with time allotted for shopping and socializing.
With eight local boutiques from Wilmette, Winnetka, and Northfield displaying the latest fall styles and home goods, shoppers will revel in selections from new boutique vendors, Enaz and Michelle Leonardo Design, and Marcus, and past participants Exhibit, Hubba Hubba, J.McLaughlin, Londo Mondo, Sara Campbell, Vibrato, and Yogaview. Fifteen percent of all sales will be donated back to the D39 Educational Foundation. Stores will continue to donate 15 percent of sales of shoppers who attended the event until the Monday following the event.
The 16 models include members from the District 39 school’s PTA/O Executive Boards and D39 Educational Foundation Board Members.
An $85 ticket includes complimentary wine from 7:00 pm to 7:45 pm, passed appetizers, and fashion show. With an additional $39 donation, attendees will receive a D39 Educational Foundation branded reusable shopping bag. Attendees can purchase one $39 raffle ticket (or three tickets for $100) to win one of two private in-home wine tastings (an eight-bottle wine tasting for up to 12 people).
All net proceeds from the “Attire to Inspire” Fashion Show benefit the District 39 Educational Foundation, specifically the Gripp Grant Program. The District 39 Educational Foundation has been incorporated as a 501 (C) (3) nonprofit organization since 1993. The Foundation Board of Trustees is an independent volunteer group that receives no financial compensation and is solely responsible for raising and granting funds for projects that expand, enrich, and complement educational opportunities for the students, staff, and community in District 39.
For more information on District 39 Educational Foundation donor programs and initiatives, please contact Susan Parker at the District 39 Educational Foundation office at 847-853-3939, [email protected], or www.d39foundation.org.