Portland, September 18th.  430 mothers and daughters from the National Charity League, Inc. enjoyed a private shopping event at Nordstrom. The event raised $8640 for the Susan G. Komen For The Cure, Oregon and SW Washington Affiliate. Wendy Hill and Dana Petrusich from the Portland NCL Chapter and Annemie Williams from the Sunnyside Chapter were volunteers.

Laurie Kehoe, Blue Heron Chapter, Beth Swanson, Lake Oswego Chapter, Katie Erzen, Oregon Rose Chapter

Laurie Kehoe, Blue Heron Chapter, Beth Swanson, Lake Oswego Chapter, Katie Erzen, Oregon Rose Chapter

Alaina Lester and her mother, Linda Lester

Alaina Lester and her mother, Linda Lester

Lisa Crupi and her daugter Michaela Mueller

Lisa Crupi and her daughter Michaela Mueller

Food in Bloom, provided Champagne and special sparkling drinks for the girls.

Karen Holce, Portland NCL Chapter President, Nancy Truskowski event committee

Karen Holce, Portland NCL Chapter President and Nancy Truskowski, from the event committee

The private shopping event was a mixer for all five area Chapters of the National Charity League, Inc.  The non-profit has over 160 chapters, nationwide. Annually, NCL members volunteer approximately one million hands-on hours in local communities and as many, or more, supporting their own non-profit Chapter corporation.

Denise and Megan Gooding

Denise and Megan Gooding

Downtown Portland Nordstrom

Downtown Portland Nordstrom

 

Sarah and Shelly Bigley at the make-up counter

Sarah and Shelly Bigley at the make-up counter

All of the proceeds from the Nordstroms event are earmarked to support the local Susan G. Komen Foundation, specifically for screening and early detection of the under-served and underinsured as well as Patient Assistance Programs.

Martha Nielsen and her daughter, Natalie

Martha Nielsen and her daughter, Natalie

 

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