Dressed for hospice
The Run Inn recently brought together Tsawwassen’s fashion community by hosting a fashion show that raised $1,500 for the Delta Hospice Society.
Participating retailers included Xtreme Clothing, C’est Moi, Lucky Surf & Skate, Lola Bleu, John Michael Menswear and the Delta Bike Company.
The theme of the fashion show was A Day in the Life, and began with the latest trends in running and cycling apparel carried by Run Inn’s Tsawwassen and Kerrisdale stores, the newest bikes were shown by the Delta Bike Company.
Day trends shifted into evening looks for men and women from the fashion stores.
Guests, who were treated to an evening of fashion, music and refreshments, were also included in a draw for door prizes put together by each of the businesses – they went home with everything from gift certificates to watches and clothing.
“We are really pushing towards a community that is proactive and progressive in terms of local involvement and growing local business,” said Kevin Ridley, owner of the Run Inn. “We wanted to include local businesses and business people and showcase the services and products that they offer. I really feel the evening accomplished this, and would like to carry this theme forward and continue to showcase local businesses by hosting other future fashion events to benefit a local charity.”
“This was truly an amazing evening. We are so thankful to this group of individuals and businesses for choosing to recognize the Delta Hospice Society with such a first class event,” said the Delta Hospice Society’s Dalyce Wickett. “The more ways we can get the message out that our services are for everyone in the community, the better, and this was a wonderful venue to sponsor this message.”
Delta Hospice Society operates the Harold and Veronica Savage Centre for Supportive Care and the Irene Thomas Hospice, as well as the Hospice Cottage Thrift Store.
The Centre for Supportive Care provides information, resources, group support and individual and family counselling to those families dealing with the diagnosis of a life-limiting illness such as cancer, ALS and Alzheimer’s disease, as well as those experiencing grief and loss.