Today I head to Seattle for the first of two exciting trips. A few weeks back I told you about the DIFFA Glam event and my involvement with Masins Furniture in the redesign of their lobby for this event. Now, the time has come for the installation. As you read this, I’m headed there to put on the finishing touches!
One lucky reader will also be headed to Masins and the exclusive Table Hop event on Friday, September 7. A few days back I asked you to leave a comment on the blog about the ways you give back to your community. Thanks to everyone who shared the ways you make a difference! Without further delay, the winner of the 2 pairs of VIP tickets to Table Hop is…
Jennifer T. who wrote:Tobi, This is such a neat event… Giving back to the community means so much because it’s the first place that invested so much into me. I volunteer every year with a group called The Louisiana Association for the Blind or for short The Lab. We strive to improve the quality of life for the visually impaired through training services and employment opportunities by offering programs which provide independent living skills, Braille, computer services, confidence building efforts through social events, and fine arts. Our work is crucial as there is a 70% unemployment rate nationally among people who are blind, 61.2% in Louisiana alone. I even had the honor of designing their lobby at their new facility this past year. They are truly amazing people with great heart; only thing is they can’t see. It feels so good to be able to give back them and boost their confidence in helping them obtain on the job skills. This year I also donated my services to help decorating the House for Hope. Another great organization that raffles off $100 tickets to win a brand new fully furnished home. The home is featured on the Parade of Homes route and all proceeds go to building and developing homes for under privileged families. Winning these tickets would be amazing because I would get to meet you the woman mogul I look up too and see awesome designs. Totally a win-win!!! God Bless.
What a great way to give of your time. I can’t wait to meet you in Seattle!!
Stay tuned for an update on the project later this week.