Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Survivor Party

Monday, we held a survivor party!! We wanted to thank our 2008 survivors for participating in our Focused on a Cure campaign. It takes a lot of courage to tell such an emotional story and then to have it showcased for thousands of people to see. So, we wanted to honor these women!

The night started with snacks and refreshments. Then everyone took a seat for Renda and Karen to express their appreciation. To be honest, we've all learned so much through this experience and we wanted them to know.

We put together gift bags for the ladies. They had the opportunity to open their gifts and see all the goodies they received.

The ladies had an opportunity to meet and greet one another. They all had so many stories in common; it seemed like they had all been friends for years.

We want to thank everyone who donated to the party!

Bates Center (health material)
Breast Imaging Center (health material)
Brighton (leather ribbons)
Laura Buckel with Arbonne (skincare samples)
Coldwater Creek (promise bracelet)
Office Max (pink ribbon office supplies)
Townhouse II (Sundrop pound cake)
Irresistible Portraits (handmade jewelry, food, portraits, water bottles, DVD)

We hope that our survivors have enjoyed this campaign experience as much as we have!

*Dont forget about the remaining exhibit locations:

September 30th - October 10th - Concord Library

October 13th - October 17th - Bates Center at CMC Northeast

October 20th - October 24th - Breast Health Center at Copperfield

October 20th and 21st (evening only) - "2008 Healing Thread Fashion Benefit for the Northeast Foundation", Both nights at 7pm. (For more info, visit

October 27th - 31st - Cabarrus Family Medicine, Concord office

November 3rd - 9th - Carolina Mall, center court

November 10th - 14th - Wachovia, Church Street, Concord

November 17th-21st - Sportcenter Athletic Club, Concord

We have more locations that we will announce after the dates are finalized. But if you have a business of your own or an idea of a location that might be interested in hosting a gallery showing for us, please contact Renda at 704.933.5600 or renda@irresistibleportraits. Remember, the more shows we hold, the more awareness there will be!

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