Monday, November 19, 2012
The funds from the Norcross studio gallery event will go to the American Red Cross.
Monday, November 19, 2012
Last Wednesday, Vargas & Harbin Studio Gallery raised $1,500 for Hurricane Sandy victims during its going away party for Gwinnett County Artworks Director Sally Corbett. The funds, which will go to the American Red Cross, was collected during the party through raffle tickets for artwork and photography from local artists. Downtown restaurants and merchants supplied free food and gifts for the event. The businesses included 45 South Cafe, Mojitos, Dominicks, Iron Horse Tavern, Anna Balkan Gallery, Good Things, and The Shops of Antique Traditions. The idea for the fundraiser came from Corbett, who's returning to her hometown of New York to be closer to family. "We wish Sally Corbett farewell and safe travels back to her home in metro NYC," …
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
The event will take place Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the studio gallery in Historic Downtown Norcross.
Vargas & Harbin Studio Gallery in Historic Downtown Norcross is hosting a fundraiser for Hurricane Sandy victims this Wednesday. From 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., the gallery will be raffling many pieces of artwork and photography from local artists. Downtown restaurants such as Mojitos, 45 South Cafe and Iron Horse Tavern are donating appetizers for the fundraising event. A $5 donation is suggestion per raffle ticket, and of course, buying more raffle tickets will increase one's chances to win a piece of artwork. Gwinnett Artworks Director Sally Corbett has helped organize the event, as she is leaving Atlanta to return to the New York area to be closer to family. Vargas and Harbin Studio Gallery is located at 27 S. Peachtree Street in Norcross. The…
Monday, November 5, 2012
Employees help out, and you can, too.
It's been said it's far better to have a neighbor who's near than a brother who's far away, but in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, Americans across the nation have proven to be the best neighbors and the strongest of families. This past weekend, AOL and Patch employees took an opportunity to pitch in, packing two tractor trailers worth of food, water and supplies in Dulles, VA, and Baltimore. The donations are headed to Hurricane Sandy ravaged areas in New Jersey and Long Island. Want to join the relief efforts? Click here to donate: https://donate.networkforgood.org/aol "When a catastrophe of this size hits, we all feel it, both the hundreds of us who live in the impacted towns, and our colleagues who are watching and wishing they could help…