Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Light the Night Walk Update - 6 weeks to Go!

If you will be walking with us this September, please contact me to get signed up (or sign up online at  We are up to 25 team members so far, but several other people have told me they plan to join us.
Walk Night Details
Seattle Walk
  --  Saturday, September 29th, 2012
Green Lake Park, Seattle
5:00pm – Remembrance Ceremony
5:30pm – Check-in & Festivities
7:00pm – Walk

Upcoming Fundraisers
Let me know if you have an upcoming fundraiser and I am happy to share the information with team members.  Use this area to know how you can support our team, to spread the word about events, and to get some ideas on what you can do!  Contact me if you need more details about any of the events below.

- Tyler Memorial Golf Tournament, Marysville -- August 23rd
- Flea Market, Sequim – September 8th
- Bake Sale, Kent – September 15th
- Facebook Auction, Online
     - Everyone is encouraged to participate!  Call businesses you frequent to see if
       they will make a donation to support LLS – TAX ID number available…
- Women’s Clothing Swap, Lynnwood – October 20th
     - Contact Mandy for more information

Become a Champion For Cures
Every walker who raises $100 or more will become a Champion For Cures and recognized on the night of the Walk with the following benefits:
            - A Light The Night t-shirt
            - A Light The Night illuminated balloon
            - A wristband for food and refreshments
Fundraising Tips
Here are two quick and simple fundraising ideas to help rake in the donations:
1. Game Night/Poker Night: Suggest a minimum donation to enter and/or a donation to compete in each game.
2. Food/Beverage Sales: Baked goods, donuts, bagels, breakfast burritos, popcorn, hot dogs, pizza, ice cream, smoothies, etc.

Top 5 Fundraising Teams   (As of August 16th)
  -->  We just lost our first place position, so it is a very good week to start your fundraising!

1.      Seattle Genetics                           $5,260 raised
2.      Team Firefly                                 $4,959 raised
3.      Team Nanchantress                     $3,750 raised
4.      Team Seattle Children’s              $3,410 raised
5.      Biff’s Beauties                             $2,300 raised


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