Tri Kappa show features fashion, fun, shopping

2013-02-21T17:52:00Z Tri Kappa show features fashion, fun, shoppingMunster-Highland Tri Kappa | Contributed nwitimes.com
February 21, 2013 5:52 pm  • 

MUNSTER | The Munster-Highland Tri Kappa’s 21st annual fashion show will spotlight style and shopping from 5:30-10 p.m. March 4 at the Halls of St. George, 905 E. Joliet St., Schererville.

Tickets are $35 and can be purchased by contacting Avarie Hansen at (219) 712-9413 by Feb. 25.

The rhinestone-cowboy themed evening will include a boutique, champagne, dinner, entertainment and a fashion show featuring the latest trends for women. Speaker Jared Tomich, owner of Fuel Fitness and a retired NFL football player, will spotlight his organization, the Jared Tomich Halo of Hope Foundation.

While Tri Kappa members will don Western wear, the show will feature all sorts of styles from Old Navy and The Dress Barn. Guests will have the opportunity to shop at a boutique of at least 50 vendors and raffle and 50/50 tickets will be sold for prizes. The dinner for the event is BBQ chicken, coleslaw, potatoes, corn, muffin and S’mores Square for dessert.

The Munster-Highland Tri Kappa is a philanthropic organization only in Indiana. All of the money collected is disbursed back out into the community every year.

With the help of local businesses in Northwest Indiana, Tri Kappa is able to provide assistance to many worthy causes such as Haven House, Hospice of Northwest Indiana, McAuley Clinic, Halo of Hope, Hammond Warming Shelter and local families in need. The proceeds from this event also help provide scholarships to students and support the activities of the Munster and Highland Police and Fire Departments.

Members also contribute to the Riley/Ronald McDonald house in Indianapolis by donating pop tabs, unopened Happy Meal Toys, and by making fleece blankets, children’s hospital gowns and puppy pillows.

Tri Kappa also hosts the Boo Blast a children’s Halloween party for those 12 and under in October every year at the Lincoln Center in Highland.

To learn more about the organization, visit www.trikappa.org.

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