McKinney Ladies Association Thanks Warthan Dermatology for being Title Sponsor of Spring Fashion Show on March 3Posted: January 16, 2014 Filed under: News Releases, Uncategorized | Tags: fashion show, fashion show in McKinney, fundraiser, McKinney Ladies Association, McKinney Texas, McKinney TX, MLA, MLA fundraiser, MLA Spring Fashion Show, silent auction, spring fashions, Things to do in McKinney, title sponsor, Warthan Dermatology, women's group in McKinney Comments Off on McKinney Ladies Association Thanks Warthan Dermatology for being Title Sponsor of Spring Fashion Show on March 3
By Holly Becka, HorsePower Communications
The McKinney Ladies Association (MLA) is pleased to announce that Warthan Dermatology Center of McKinney will serve as title sponsor of MLA’s Spring Fashion Show fundraiser on March 3.
“We are absolutely thrilled that Warthan Dermatology is supporting MLA’s fundraising efforts by becoming our event title sponsor,” says Tammy DeWet, chairwoman of MLA’s Spring Fashion Show.
“Drs. Mandy and Molly Warthan are known for providing great medical care in our community, and we truly appreciate the fact that they have such big hearts and are contributing in such a big way to MLA’s fundraiser, which this year is benefiting Meals on Wheels,” DeWet says.
Every year, MLA holds its popular Spring Fashion Show fundraiser to raise money for a different nonprofit in McKinney. This year, MLA has selected Meals on Wheels/Senior Services of Collin County as the beneficiary to recognize and support the incredible fact that Meals on Wheels prepares and delivers more than 700 meals to homebound elderly residents every day. Meals on Wheels/Senior Services of Collin County also provides hope and socialization for its clients, because its volunteers connect with and form friendships with otherwise isolated seniors.
You are invited to join MLA for its Spring Fashion Show on March 3 at Eldorado Country Club, where you will enjoy a delectable three-course meal, preview the freshest fashions and bid on fantastic silent auction items. Tickets are $50 per person. Go online here to purchase tickets through PayPal.
MLA raises money during its fashion show through ticket sales to attend the fashion show, through a silent auction of unique items contributed by both individuals and businesses, and through sponsorship opportunities.
Additional sponsorships are available, as is the opportunity to contribute items to the Spring Fashion Show’s silent auction. The sponsorship deadline is Monday, Jan. 27. The deadline to contribute silent auction items is Friday, Feb. 21. If you would like to participate, please contact Tammy DeWet by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The McKinney Ladies Association (MLA) is dedicated to supporting the children and families of our community through special events and fundraising efforts organized by MLA. For more information about MLA or to find out how to become a member of this exciting women’s organization, please visit our newly redesigned website at www.mckinneyladies.org and sign up for the monthly MLA e-newsletter. Look for us on Facebook at McKinney LadiesAssociation and on Twitter at @McKinneyLadies.
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Shop Local and Support McKinney Small Businesses during MLA Business Expo on Nov. 11Posted: October 30, 2013 Filed under: Business Writing, News Releases, Uncategorized | Tags: Business, Holly Becka, HorsePower Communications, McKinney, McKinney Ladies Association, MLA, MLA Business Expo, MLA Business Owners, MLA Business Showcase, MLA Members’ Business Expo and Vendor Showcase, MLA Vendor Showcase, Texas, Things to do in McKinney Comments Off on Shop Local and Support McKinney Small Businesses during MLA Business Expo on Nov. 11
By Holly Becka, HorsePower Communications
The McKinney Ladies Association (MLA) is comprised of diverse volunteers from all walks of life who work together for community betterment.
But exactly who are these local business owners who graciously donate their time to help the McKinney-area community? The public is welcome to attend the MLA Member Business/Vendor Showcase on Monday, Nov. 11 to find out.
“MLA is organizing our first-ever business fair to spotlight all of the business owners and vendors who so willingly give of their time to support MLA and our community,” explained MLA President Becky Smeltzer. “We want to do what we can to support them for being part of MLA’s ongoing efforts to raise funds for charities throughout our community.”
The MLA Members’ Business Expo and Vendor Showcase is scheduled from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11 at the McKinney Performing Arts Center, 111 N. Tennessee in historic downtown McKinney, Texas. Vendors will exhibit information about their companies, and a wide variety of services will be represented — ranging from jewelry, makeup, fine baked goods and window treatments to financial advice, professional photography and public relations/business writing. Vendors say that holiday pricing will be available for those who would like to shop early for the holidays!
The Nov. 11 event is free to attend. Snacks will be provided, and glasses of wine will be available for purchase. In addition, there will be goodies and door prize giveaways, so be sure to mark your calendars now. All attendees are asked to bring a donation to benefit Seniors Helping Seniors in McKinney.
MLA’s mission is to support the children and families of McKinney through special events and fundraising efforts organized by MLA. The group meets monthly during each club year, which mimics a school calendar and extends from September to May. Each meeting is designed to give members a philanthropic opportunity as well as the chance to engage in a variety of social activities with other members. MLA’s goal is to have fun, make friends and change lives in our community.