Liberty In Style | A Fashion Show Fundraiser to End Human Trafficking
Tara Teng, Miss Canada 2012 to Emcee Liberty In Style
Benefiting Engedi Refuge | Presented by Betty Be Good
About The Event
Thursday, October 11th 5-9pm
8125 Birch Bay Square Street, #220, Birch Bay Square Mall across from Woods Coffee (formerly Perfume Plus).
Celebrate five years of fashion with Betty Be Good in a evening hosted by Emcee Tara Teng to benefit Engedi Refuge and survivors of sexual exploitation. Enjoy a fashion show with 30 styled looks on 18 models, complimentary non-alcoholic refreshments & nibbles, plus prizes & a sisterhood joined together in a stand for liberty.
Tickets may be purchased online & claimed at the door:
About Tara Teng
Tara Teng is the CEO of Justly Market, an Ethical Fashion Blogger, Miss World Canada 2012, a TEDx Speaker and the BC Director of Operations for the Joy Smith Foundation. She works in communities domestically and abroad to raise the socio-economic status of women and end human trafficking around the world. Her advocacy work has helped to pass new laws that protect victims of human trafficking and she established Canada's first Municipal Action Plan to Combat Human Trafficking. She was “Woman of the Year” in 2011, nominated as one of the Globe and Mail’s “Top 25 Most Transformational Canadians”, and received the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee medal in recognition of her vast human rights work.
Twitter and Instagram as @misstarateng
About Engedi Refuge
Engedi Refuge is a faith-based restorative program for women who have survived sexual exploitation. They provide safe housing, cases management, life skills training and trauma focused therapy. Learn more at engedirefuge.com.
Doors open at 5pm. There are swag bags for the first 150 guests. These bags are full of goodies, samples and coupons such as an issue of Bellingham Alive magazine, a full size gourmet chocolate bar, beautiful lavender oil and lovely bracelets from Engedi in select bags.
Our wine bar will be open for purchase of red and white wine. Complimentary non-alcoholic cider and light nibbles will be served from 5-7pm.
There are a number of 'fun-draisers' including a balloon pop where you'll have a chance to win a stay at Semiahmoo Resort & a $75 dining credit. Every balloon is a winner... pop yours and find out if you win big! So exciting!
Our door prize is a $300 shopping spree at Betty Be Good... this amazing prize will be drawn at the end of the fashion show and the winner must be present to win! This is open to all paid ticket holders.
There's a silent auction with prizes from Bob's Burger & Brew, Chrysalis Inn & Spa, Woods Coffee, Heidi Hull Designs, Totally Chocolate, Village Books, Subway and so much more!
Our fashion show kicks off approximately 6:30-6:45pm. We have 18 models and nearly 40 styled looks to give you plenty of inspiration for your fall and winter wardrobe. Be sure to use your $10 shopping credit prior to the event (open 12pm-9pm) or following the fashion show. Every paid ticket includes $10 to shop at Betty Be Good (valid October 11th only; no rain checks).
All of this fun plus we're changing lives for survivors of human trafficking...
Hope to see on this fun-filled evening!