Monday, November 23, 2009

It's a Pants-Off, Dance-Off

No, it's actually not. In fact, it's definitely a PANTS ON affair...but fun nonetheless, I promise!

For the third year in a row, my department is hosting a dinner, dancing and live music event to benefit the girls of the Settlement Home. The Settlement Home is a local orphanage and our goal is to give 17 of those girls a holiday. Right now, we've raised enough to support only three. They ask for the simplest things... even at 16 and 17, a lot of them would like tweety bird sheet sets or twilight posters. They do not have much to call their own and the joy we can bring to them at this particularly tough time to be without family, is immense.

Yes, we have a crappy date this year. It's a Monday, and it's the Monday after Thanksgiving. But if you can attend, we'd love to see you there. Amazing local band Del Castillo will be playing and they rocked the house last year! El Sol y La Luna will be serving delicious food.

If you can't make it, you can make a donation OR it would even be a huge gift to pass on this message to your networks. We do not want to disappoint these girls this year!

Details below:

Join hosts Keller Williams University and KWCares for the 3rd annual benefit concert supporting Austin’s own The Settlement Home for Children.

This year’s holiday event will be held on November 30th at El Sol y La Luna (600 E. 6th. St.) and will feature a concert by Latin rockers Del Castillo and a scrumptious Tex-Mex appetizer buffet.

Tickets are just $25 each for an amazing show. Purchase for your tickets today at If you can’t make it, you can still bring holiday cheer to the Settlement Home girls when you make a donation.

Also, there are all kinds of raffle items to be won:

6 One World Theatre tickets for Manhattan Transfer 12-13-2009;

6 One World Theatre tickets for Jane Monheit 12-06-2009;

6 gift certificates to Cannoli Joe’s;

5 month season pass to Austin Symphony;

5-piece ceramic serving set;

1 $25 gift card to Maudie’s;

1 $45 gift card for Dawn Erwin massage service;

1 Gift card for Craig Richardson chiropractic service;

2 One World Theatre tickets for Take Six performance;

2 One World Theatre tickets for Big Bad Voodoo Daddy performance;

2 One World Theatre tickets for Travelin McCourys performance;

2 One World Theatre tickets for Jerry Jeff Walker performance;

4 passes to Alamo Draft House;

1 $75 gift certificate to Moonshine Grill;

1 Gift pack of 12 jars of assorted Arriba Salsas;

Last year, Del Castillo joined us at the Gibson Guitar Center on Veteran’s Day to raise more than $5,000 for a great cause. We hope to make more great memories in 2009.

We hope to see you there!


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