American Girl Fashion Show

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Below is a Calendar Notice and a Press Release regarding the upcoming American Girl Fashion Show fundraiser on March 13-14 for the Mommy’s Light lives On Fund and the Saturday Club’s Building Preservation Fund. We have mailed out over 20,000 invitations to the Philadelphia area, to include your target audience. We invite you to attend as well! Thank you for your assistance in helping us get the word out! Sandy BoydSaturday Club CALENDAR NOTICE (Press Release included below): American Girl Fashion ShowMarch 13th and 14th.Showtime’s: 11:00am and 3:00pm both daysLily Langtry’s at the Radisson Hotel Valley Forge1160 First AvenueKing of Prussia, Pa 19401Sponsored by the Saturday Club of Wayne.Benefits the Mommy’s Light Lives On Fund andThe Saturday Club’s Historic Preservation Fund.For more information and to make a reservation pleasecall 610-651-0708 or go to and click on fundraising.Tickets are $30.00Win a day for two at the American Girl Place in NYC!PRESS RELEASE:For Immediate Release Contact: Janet Heaton 1/04 VP of Communications 610-640-0485 The Saturday Club’s Invitation Committee for the American Girl Fashion Show Wayne, PA – The Saturday Club committee members for the American Girl Fashion Show gathered at the home of Gail McCarthy in Berwyn for the invitation addressing. The club will be hosting this year’s event on March 13 and 14 at 11am and 3pm at Lily Langtry’s in the Radisson Hotel Valley Forge. Sponsors for the fashion show include Comcast, Wachovia, National Penn Bank, Chico’s, PNC, and Commerce Bank. Geared towards girls ages 5 – 12, this fun, engaging program showcases the styles of girls yesterday and today – with historical and contemporary fashions from American Girl, as well as adorable Bitty Baby and Angelina Ballerina outfits for younger girls. The proceeds from this popular fundraiser will benefit The Mommy’s Light Lives On Fund and The Saturday Club Historic Preservation Fund. The American Girl Fashion Show provides an entertaining and educational look at how generations of American girls have used clothing to express their own unique style and personality. Almost 150 local models will present the fashions, while lively commentary and music will help create a memorable experience for girls, their dolls, and special guests. Attendees will see historical fashions – from daywear and sleepwear to special-occasion clothing-just like the popular American Girls characters, Felicity, Josefina, Kirsten, Addy, Samantha, Kit, and Molly, might have worn. Other featured fashions include American Girl’s line of hip, casual wear, along with its high-tech and lifestyle products, which reflect the many interests of today’s contemporary girls. And finally, for the littlest American Girl fans, models will showcase sweet dress-like-your-doll outfits from Bitty Baby and frilly, feminine pajamas from Angelina Ballerina. The American Girl Fashion Show includes a meal and refreshments, party favors, and door prizes, along with special souvenirs and chances to win dolls and accessories from the various American Girl brands. A special chance to win a day for two at the American Girl Place in New York City will also be available. Tickets are $30.00 per person and are on a limited basis. To receive an invitation or to order tickets, please call The Saturday Club’s American Girl hotline at 610-651-0708 or visit American Girl is the core brand of Pleasant Company, founded in 1986 by Pleasant T. Rowland and acquired by Mattel, Inc. in 1998. Since American Girl Special Events were introduced in 1992, Pleasant Company has partnered with hundreds of nonprofit organizations like The Saturday Club to raise more than $12 million for children’s causes throughout the United States. Blending learning with entertainment, the shows will offer a unique, memorable experience for girls and their families and friends. Mommy’s Light is a non-profit organization that brings joy to young people whose mother’s are in a life-threatening situation or are deceased. Mommy’s Light helps these children by keeping alive traditions and simple pleasures they shared with their mothers. For more information on Mommy’s Light please call 610-725-9790 or visit Founded in 1886, The Saturday Club originated as a forum for the education and cultural enrichment of women. Today, the club’s mission has expanded to include direct service and philanthropic support to charitable organizations in the greater Philadelphia area. Additionally, the Club is committed to maintaining its turn-of-the-century Tudor-style clubhouse which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Additional information: Saturday Club President – Chris Kozeracki of WayneCo-chairs are Mimi Killian of St. Davids and Gail McCarthy of BerwynShow Committee Chair – Molly Schneider of WaynePR Chair – Janet Heaton of Berwyn