Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Curl Up and Dye put on a fundraiser for Middletown resident Katelyn Bailey last weekend.
Last Sunday, Newporters turned out in droves to attend Curl Up and Dye’s third annual cancer benefit. The event featured original art and photography on auction from local artists and even had scantily clad models selling raffle tickets. The true purpose of the day was to raise money for Katelyn Bailey, a five-year-old Middletown girl battling leukemia. For the first two years, the fundraiser raised money for breast cancer, however all of this years proceeds will be given to help the Bailey family. “I don’t know the family personally, but I really wanted to help out,” said Curl Up and Dye owner Jill Greenman.
Saturday, August 21, 2010
Local yogi Courtnay Meletta raises $8,000 towards the Global Seva Challenge to support HIV/AIDS education and prevention in South Africa.
Thanks to the community's incredible generosity, Newport yogi Courtnay Meletta raised $8,000 Thursday night at her "Get Your Give On" fundraiser, sponsored by Innerlight Yoga in Middletown and Kulae, an eco-friendly yoga accessories company. The benefit was to raise funds for the 2010 Global Seva Challenge, an initiative of Off the Mat Into the World which empowers yoga instructors to activate change by raising funds for a collective cause. The funds raised this year will go towards HIV/AIDS prevention and education in South Africa. Guests traveled from as far as Meletta's home state of New Jersey to support her challenge. Over 45 individuals and businesses donated goods for the silent auction and food for the party so that 100 percent of …
Friday, August 13, 2010
Vintage, paired with high-end accessories, will wow at the Newport Antiques Show preview party.
The Stephen P. Cabot and Archer Harman Jr. Ice Center at St. George's School will be transformed into the island's finest antique store this weekend. Now in its fourth year, the Newport Antiques Show has evolved into a favorite event among antique dealers, historians, and collectors of curiosities from throughout New England, and across the United States. With more than 40 fine antiques dealers showcasing their best-of-show items, the event is expected to draw 2,500+ visitors to Middletown's south shore this weekend. Proceeds from the Newport Antiques Show benefit The Newport Historical Society and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Newport County. It all begins Friday night with a preview reception from 6 to 9 p.m., when guests will be given a …