Thursday, November 4, 2010

The Night We've Been Waiting For: Glitter Gala Tonight!

The excitement is palpable in our offices and around our stores: the Glitter Gala is tonight!

I'll be tweeting from Robert Leonard Salon & Day Spa later this afternoon as our models have their hair and make-up done. The staff at Robert Leonard has volunteered to turn more than 50 models into a whole host of musical entertainers--from jazz crooners to rock and rollers and everything in between.

Then I'll head over to the Sheraton Seattle Hotel to watch as this glamorous evening comes together. The event begins with a champagne reception and passed hors d'oeuvres, a raffle and a silent auction. Then we'll move on to a sit-down dinner and "The Sounds of Style," a runway romp through the intertwining worlds of fashion and music featuring Glitter Sale clothing and merchandise. Radio personalities Jackie and Bender of 106.1 KISS FM will be our Masters of Ceremonies, and Sir Mix-a-Lot is the evening's special guest.

If you can't attend tonight's Gala, follow me online--I'll be tweeting at #glittergala. And if you miss tonight's incredible fashion show, remember, you can still purchase the designs from the runway at next week's Glitter Sale, Sat. & Sun., Nov. 13 & 14. Don't miss it!

Want more Glitter news? Follow GlitterSale_Gal, #glittergala and #glittersale on Twitter for up-to-the-minute news as well as fun photos and behind-the-scene snapshots of the Glitter Sale.

Did you know that proceeds from the Glitter Gala and the Glitter Sale support our free job training and education programs in the community?

Special thanks goes to our Diamond Sponsors: Nordstrom and Safeway for their support of Seattle Goodwill and this evening's Glitter Gala. Much thanks also goes to Robert Leonard Salon & Spa for providing make-up and hairstyles for our models and to the Art Institute of Seattle for producing "The Sound of Style".

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