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Don’t Forget to Get Your Designer Showcase Tickets!

Here are a couple of our youngest models who will be participating in this Friday’s “Christmas Wonderland” Designer Showcase fundraiser: Stella Derryberry (daughter of Courtney Derryberry) and Raegan Rockey (granddaughter of Rose Rockey and daughter of Missy Rockey). We hope to see everyone there! If you haven’t gotten your tickets yet, click here.

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From 2015: Here's a portion of the start of the 1-mile walk with a few of the men in their shoes! 

ALAV Proudly Supports ‘Walk a Mile in Her Shoes’

ALAV members were proud to participate in the recent awareness-raising event, “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes: A Walk for Wellness,” benefiting the Forensic Services Unit. The men who participate are sponsored and walk a mile in red high-heeled shoes. The event, in its second year, was very successful and has grown significantly. In its first year they had 10 walkers; this year they had 50. Frank Baird first proposed Walk a Mile in Her Shoes®:  The International Men’s March to…

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ALAV Represented at National Convention

ALAV was proud to be represented by a three-member delegation to Assistance League’s National Convention in San Diego Sept. 16-20. Representing ALAV were President Mary Hier; VP Facilities Sandi Murphy and Member Ora Harrison. The National Convention is a re-energizer for the members of Assistance League.  Speakers are brought in with uplifting speeches and attendees have the opportunity to network with members of other Assistance League chapters. 

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ALAV Honored at National Convention

President Mary Hier, VP Facilities Sandi Murphy and Member Ora Harrison represented ALAV at the National Convention, where ALAV was recognized for being the first chapter to participate in the 80th Anniversary Assistance League Partnership Chapter. We donated $8 per member of ALAV to the National Assistance League for the Circle Fund. 

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Walk A Mile in Her Shoes 2015

• Volunteer Opportunity: Mary Reina, Director, Forensic Services Unit, would love to have Assistance League have a reference table at their Walk-A-Mile in Her Shoes 2015:  A Walk for Wellness Fundraiser. The event is Saturday, September 26, 2015. Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm. Location:  Antelope Valley College, 3041 West Ave K, Lancaster, CA  93536, Football field parking lot. We will be passing out membership information along with information on our Programs and Fundraisers. We will be discussing this at our next Membership Meeting on August…

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Honoring Kevin Mullins’ Legacy

Submitted by Rose Rockey: What a wonderful opportunity we had at our Regular Meeting to have a special guest, Kim Mullins. She is the wife of Kevin Mullins, the superintendent from (then) Kaufman & Broad Homes who helped so much during the building of our Preschool 17 years ago. It was with great pleasure that I could present her with the plaque that was installed at the Preschool upon completion of construction to honor Kevin and all he did for…

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