Townsend Recreation Ladies Night Out --

"The Women's Wardrobe" fundraiser May 16

1. Call all your friends! Save the date! Mark your calendars!

Raffles, vendor cash-and-carry, food and beverages, specialty drinks, cash bar, upcycling your clothes and accessories, and Townsend Rec will be revealing the beautiful tee and yoga pants designed just for us. We'll be taking orders!

2. Dig in ... to your closets, storage, drawers and trunks! Weed out up to 20 articles of clothing and 5 accessories for exchange. Spring, summer and early fall fashions you don't want, won't wear, don't fit. Be brutal, ladies... it's the perfect time to purge the excess!!!

-- gently used, classic/on trend, clean and ready-to-wear only, please.

3. Bring your exchange items to Memorial Hall, 272 Main St., Townsend, April 27, noon to 2 p.m., May 1, 630-8 p.m.; May 5, 1-3 p.m. or May 7, 5-7 p.m.

(If you can't make those dates, please contact me for option at

For each item we accept, you will get one "Rec Token" to "spend" during the Women's Wardrobe event.

We will gleefully exchange: Biz, biz casual, tops, bottoms, light jackets, light sweaters and accessories.

Please don't bring: Undergarments, swim, socks, sweats, sleepwear, tees

4. Party time!

May 16, head on over to Townsend Ridge Country Club for an amazing evening of friends, shopping, food, raffles and specialty drinks created for us by Bailey's on the Green! Bring your tokens! If you didn't exchange, don't worry, you can purchase tokens from 7-8 p.


m. for shopping from 9-10 p.m. (dependent on amount of stock available.)


Silpada, MaryKay, Grace Adele, 31, Athena's, JamBerry Nails, Herbalife and more.

May 16, 7-10 p.m., $25 cover, Greensview Ballroom at the Townsend Ridge Country Club.

This is a much needed fundraiser event for Townsend Recreation open to all ladies. Combining upcycling, vendors, refreshments from Baileys on the Green and AMAZING RAFFLES (from all of our vendors and local shops: Townsend Fine Jewelry, Evans on the Common, McNabb Pharmacy)!!!!

We need all of you for this to succeed.

-- Emy Hoff, director