This one-of-a-kind fundraiser features a Fashion Party Runway, highlighting trendy, thrifty threads from local consignment and thrift stores. Volunteers from the community shop with 20 teens, who are mentored through KFACT's Lady All Stars mentoring program, for outfits to model during the fashion show. Their budget for each outfit is $10 - wait until you see what they've put together.
Guests will also get to enjoy the Burpee Museum of Natural History, as well as appetizers and a cash bar. All proceeds from the event will benefit the program and projects of KFACT, a 501(C)3 organization.
Directions: Burpee Museum - 737 N. Main St., Rockford, IL 61103 - From I-90 and E. State St. (US Business 20): west on Business 20 6.5 miles to IL 2 north (Wyman St., first street past the Rock River); right on IL 2 five blocks to the museum complex on the right side of the one-way street (N. Main St.). From the south, I-39: west on US 20 Bypass to IL 2 (S. Main St.); north on IL 2 through the downtown to the museum complex. Park in the Riverfront Museum parking lot or the Burpee Museum lot. An above-ground tunnel connects Riverfront Museum Park and Burpee Museum.