The Ball is Over....

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Registered: 10-31-1999
The Ball is Over....
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Mon, 04-23-2012 - 5:57pm

And I think I'm back among the living....

I absolutely crashed and burned yesterday.

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Tue, 04-24-2012 - 8:29pm

Really great pictures Daisy !

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Tue, 04-24-2012 - 12:21pm
GREAT pictures. Love the strip pictures. I assume all the prizes were donated? That IS a ton of stuff.

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Registered: 10-31-1999
Tue, 04-24-2012 - 10:52am
You're right, Tracy... that carpet is hideous! I don't see why they didn't just get a solid color rather than that awful pattern... ugh... Also, I forgot to tell you that no, we did not have to put up or tear down any tables/chairs/etc... thank goodness!

Jailelyn: Here's a few items.... All kinds of themed baskets "Luck of the Irish" "All About Us Couples Basket" "Pampering Perfection Basket" "Best Buds Week-end Basket" "It's a Dog's World Basket" "Mom & Baby Basket" "Gourmet Pretzel Basket" "Healthy You Basket" "Pet Flotation Basket" "Ride 'Em Cowboy Basket" "Life's a Beach Basket" "Boys Night Out Basket" "Pure Bliss Basket"

A few framed vintage vinyl records by Diana Ross, The Temptations, Neil Diamond, The Beatles, Jimmy Buffet... Items autographed by Detroit Red Wing players, Greg Biffle from NASCAR, lots of liquor baskets, lots of the baskets contained gift cards for area restaurants, at least 25 various haircut/style/color/mani/pedi gift cards for a local swanky salon, Keurig Coffee Brewer Baskets, a woman's bike with helmet and other accessories, a boys bike with the same, 3 iPod Nano's, 3 photo shoots including a private boudoir shoot with coaching on poses and make up job included, a bunch of black & white Monte' Nagler photos, a t-shirt quilt someone made from t-shirts of all our past events (radiothon, 10K, etc.), golf clubs, drivers, golf bags, gift certificates for golfing at area courses, X-box 360 Kinect system and games, several Vera Bradley items, several jewelry sets (necklace & earrings), black leather purse w/rhinestone belt, a Razor Scooter, 2 flat screen tv's, 4 Fatheads (one of which came home with me... lol), 100th anniversary collector's edition Etch A Sketch, A wooden dump truck, certificates for a swanky restaurant (one for dinner for 8 and the other for lunch for 2 each month for a year), an autographed "pink" hockey jersey from our local hockey team which they wore and signed on their breast cancer awareness game, martini & margarita basket, stained glass window hangings, flower arrangements, framed watercolor, Pandora bracelet & charms, a Red Wing hockey jersey with "Hurley" sewn on the back as the name (the name of our hospital) and signed by several players, several ringside seats to some championship mixed martial arts fight, Detroit Tiger Baseball tickets, men's cologne (Pure Nautica, Chrome-Azzaro & Chrome Legend) and last but not least, tickets to go be an audience member at Live with Kelly. Whew... tons of stuff!

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Tue, 04-24-2012 - 10:27am

Oh Daisy!!! I LOVE the strip pictures!!! They are always the "best" at catching you off guard. You all look great!!!

Looks like you did an awesome job getting it all together!!!!!!

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Registered: 10-31-1999
Tue, 04-24-2012 - 10:24am

Thanks gals....

Yep, that was the 31st.... I've been going to them since 1997... at first all I did was help out with silent auction processing... then each year I gradually began getting more and more responsibility.

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Registered: 10-17-2000
Tue, 04-24-2012 - 10:23am
Great job -- looks fun & festive!! What sort of things were in your silent auction?


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Tue, 04-24-2012 - 6:50am

Great job on getting the carnival theme down!

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Tue, 04-24-2012 - 5:48am

Looks great, Daisy.

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