Saturday, August 11, 2012

Here is why August 25 is Important

You should put a big check mark on your calendar on Saturday, August 25.  Here's why. You have an opportunity to help to great organizations: Habitat for Humanity and Project Share, which are hosting a fundraiser that day.  (The fundraiser for Habitat also happens on Sunday).

Shepherd of the Valley Presbyterian Church will the site of the 15th Annual Chile Festival  to benefit Habitat for Humanity. This popular community gathering offers visitors great entertainment, wonderful arts and crafts, hot chile, delicious food, and an exciting silent auction. 

Shepherd of the Valley Presbyterian Church is located on (1801 Montaño Rd. near Rio Grande Blvd. in Albuquerque)

Chile Festival features green chile roasting
GENERAL ADMISSION IS FREE! The organizers invite you to join them from 9-4 on Saturday and 11-4 on Sunday.

Harvest Bake Sale Benefits Project Share

Also on August 25, Project Share invites you to a Harvest and Bake Sale from 10 am until 2:00 pm. The sale will be held at the Project Share Garden, 1515 Yale SE

Project Share has provided a warm meal and safe environment to 150 to 200 people six days a week since the early 1980s.  The organization also offers clothing and other items.  Volunteers are welcomed.

And as long are you're marking your calendars, here's another Project Share fundraiser coming in September.

Full Hearts Empty Bowls
Date: Sunday, September 16, 2012
Time:11am - 2pm
Location:  Project Share, 1515 Yale SE

For just $25, this unique benefit  includes the sale of extraordinary bowls/pottery donated by New Mexico’s talented potters (you receive a $10 coupon towards pottery with your $25 admission!), eating delicious soups, breads and desserts from some of Albuquerque's finest restaurants, stores and bakeries, while listening to the  fantastic live local entertainment of The Alpha Blue Trio and Chris Dracup. There is also a "to die for" silent auction and lots of other fun surprises waiting for you at this event. Do NOT miss it this year!

Click here (and scroll to the bottom of the page)  to buy tickets online  

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