Beading Divas Bead Drive 2013 has been an amazing success and it culminates this Saturday with the much awaited drawing.
What: Beading Divas Bracelets Blitz – 4 pm
Where: Silver Sea Jewelry, 330 N. 4th Avenue (look for blue awning/mermaid in the window), 624-9954
Culmination of Bead Drive 2013 – random drawings, Silver Sea door prizes, special sale, wine/juice & nosh, guest artist will donate a portion of her sales to Smiling Dog Rescue.
Etc: Bring a can of dog food for dogs belonging to Tucson’s homeless (optional)
The drawing will happen between 4:15 & 4:30 pm but the party continues to 7 pm. The winners will be announced on the Facebook page first and then later on Tucson Tails. Winners will be notified within two days unless they are present and we can all hoot and holler in unison.
The animal charities below are all represented in the random drawing where the winner will be the recipient for April bracelet sales.
- Angels for Animals
- Animal Crusaders
- Arizona Greyhound Rescue
- AZ Hearts
- Best Friends Animal Sanctuary (Utah)
- Bill Foundation (Calif.)
- Cold Wet Noses
- Greyhound Support Transport (Florida – won 2 years ago)
- Heart of Tucson
- Hermitage Cat Shelter
- Hope Animal Shelter
- Humane Society Southern Arizona
- In the Arms of Angels
- Lily’s Legacy Senior Dog Sanctuary (Calif.)
- Miss Maggie Mays Rescue
- Oasis Sanctuary (Benson, AZ)
- Operation Greyhound (Calif.)
- Pasadena Humane Society and SPCA (Calif.)
- PAWSitively Cats
- Paws Patrol
- PET ADOPTION THROUGH CARING HANDS) aka P.A.T.C.H. (NJ)
- Pit n Proud
- REGAP of Illinois (Ill.)
- Rescue a Golden of Arizona
- Smiling Dog Rescue
- Southern Arizona Golden Retriever Rescue
- Southern Arizona Greyhound Adoption
- Sunburst Project/Greyhound Alliance (Florida)
- TALGV – The Adoption League of Green Valley
- Tucson Cares
- Tucson Wildlife Center
- Woofs without Roofs
Some people contributed beads without designating a charity. If they included a phone number or email, we are trying to contact them regarding a designated charity so the above list may be updated. The Beading Divas thank the many locations who volunteered to be drop-off locales. Thanks to the Arizona Daily Star who helped get the word out and to all the rescues who reminded their supporters to give us beads!
Prizes will be drawn for:
1st Place Winner:
Random drawing from entries received. One 501c3 animal charity will be chosen as the recipient for April 2013 bracelet sales.
2nd Place Winner:
Random drawing from entries receives. One 501 c3 animal charity will be chosen to receive 6 bracelets to be used as fundraising or volunteer appreciation.
–3 Wild Card Drawings:
Each random winner receives 1 bracelet in their choice of colors
Donations received from outside Arizona will be included in a special random drawing. Winner receives 3 bracelets for their chosen animal charity to be used for fundraising or volunteer appreciation.
–Traveling Treasures Drawing:
The bead donation package that was sent the furthest distance will receive 1 bracelet in their choice of colors.
Biggest single bead donation received: Winner will receive a bracelet in their choice of colors.
You are all invited to come by and enjoy the event and buy bracelets for Smiling Dog Rescue, our March charity. See you there!