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February 3, 2013

2nd annual ‘Girls & Dolls’ tea party a smashing success

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Wild said the event not only helps those in need, but it brings out the little girl in all the women.

“It’s celebrating being a little girl,” she said.

Last year the event raised $1,500 for Project Access and they’re hoping for more this year.

“We expect much more this year,” said Rahl. “We have a lot of high-end items on the silent auction including several hotel packages.”

Along with decking out in their Sunday best, the girls got a chance to learn proper etiquette, fashion and how to be a lady.

“It’s a good way to take their daughter out and show then a good time in a safe atmosphere,” she continued. “There’s not a lot of places they can do that.”

Sponsors for the event include Jarrell Orthodontics, Bucheri McCarty & Metz LLP, Spectrum Photorgraphy, Hoosier AM-FM Radio, Center Township Trustee, United Way, The Wyman Group, Esther’s Place Boutique and Lady Place.

For more information about Project Access, call 765-854-0544, email ED@HCMS

ProjectAccess.org or visit them online at www.HCMSProject Access.org.

Mike Fletcher, Tribune staff writer may be reached at 765-454-8565, or via e-mail at mike.fletcher@kokomotribune.com.

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