Monday, October 22, 2012

RES 4 Winds Handmade Holiday Ornament Fundraiser

Are you an artist? Do you have friends who are artists? There’s a wonderful opportunity to create some holiday art and help support RES 4 Winds. This year 4 Winds is doing another local arts fundraiser – with a twist.  We will be selling holiday ornaments created by local artisans. Please help us make this FUNdraiser a huge success by participating yourself and/or spreading the word. More details to come, but for now, we’re looking for wonderful homemade holiday ornaments to sell at local venues. Please see details below:

Call to Local Artists:

Richmond Elementary School (RES) 4 Winds invites you to participate in its Holiday Ornament Fundraiser. The fundraiser will benefit the Four Winds Nature Program* at RES as well as Local Artisans. Please help us support an amazing natural education program and our incredible community of artists by creating beautiful artwork for this holiday fundraiser.

What: Handmade Holiday Ornament Sale, (for tree or window)
Where: In and around Richmond schools and businesses, as well as through a Web album
When: Beginning November 10th and concluding in mid-December
How:  Please contact Denise Noble at 434-8440 or to participate. Ornaments may be dropped off at Richmond Elementary School starting Thursday 11/1. We will sell your items at various venues, starting with the Richmond Harvest Festival on 11/10.  All unsold items will be returned to you.

Details: We will offer ornaments in the $5 - $20 price range.  For each item you provide, please indicate a selling price in that price range, along with the amount you would like back.
Ceramic ornament:
        selling price $10.00
        artist’s portion $5.00 (donation to Four Winds: $5.00)

*Four Winds Nature Program at Richmond Elementary School is a volunteer-taught, community-based, self-funded education program that brings children and adults together to explore the natural world. Through this program, nearly 300 students are learning natural science in engaging, hands-on ways (

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