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Scientology Volunteer Arm Model Fashions for Charity August 29, 2009

Written by  Angela LeMay
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The Clearwater Community VolunteersThe Clearwater Community Volunteers (CCV) is excited to announce: the 7th annual “Fashions with Flair” silent auction and fashion show fundraiser on Saturday, August 29, 2009 at the Belleair Country Club from 11 am to 2:30 pm.

CCV is the volunteer arm of the Church of Scientology in Clearwater,  and is a non-profit charitable organization made up entirely of volunteers.  The CCV produces the huge Easter Egg Hunt in Coachman Park in Clearwater every spring and “Winter Wonderland” – its annual holiday charity drive in downtown Clearwater featuring 5 village buildings, 90 live pine trees, a fully functioning stage with entertainment, tens of thousands of tiny white lights, pony & train rides, a playground, a giant slide and bouncy house, and of course Santa and Mrs. Claus. 

This year’s lovely leading ladies line up of models for the fashion show includes

- Julie Ryczek, Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Spokesperson in the fight against child obesity
-  Ann Kelly Radio Host of “Late Afternoon Magic” The New Magic 94.9
-  Luz E. Nagle, Professor of Law at Stetson University College
-  Margaret Word Burnside, Editor of the Tampa Bay Magazine
- Bahiyyah Sadiki, President of St. Petersburg Islamic Center
-  Lorena Rivas Hardwick, Tampa Mayor's Hispanic Liaison
-  Courtney Orr, City of Clearwater’s Downtown Manager
-  Karla Rettstatt, Belleair Tax Commissioner
-  Kate Behler Hart, Educator/Model
-  Pat Harney, Director of Public Affairs
- and Lisa Mansell, Public Affairs for the Church of Scientology.

The special guest speaker will be Brooke Pasch, a Wish Child from Make-a-Wish Foundation of Central & Northern Florida, Suncoast Region.

This year’s fashion show will feature

- Ambria’s from St. Petersburg
- MJ’s Fashions and Gifts from Dunedin
-  and Ware-haus in Clearwater. 

The huge silent auction has something for everyone with well over 300 items priced from $5 to thousands, including wonderful items from crafts and baked goods to celebrity items, tons of gift certificates, art, gift baskets, designer jewelry and much more.  Tickets are $55 per person or $400 for a table of 8.  VIP tickets can be purchased for $75 per person or $550 for a table of 8.

Proceeds from the "Fashions with Flair" fundraiser benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central & Northern Florida, Suncoast Region and Winter Wonderland.

For reservations call 727-442-2099 or visit

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