Vintage On The View To Benefit Children's Hospital Is April 2

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Fashion items from days long gone are making a comeback to support Children’s Hospital at Erlanger during Vintage on View on Wednesday, April 2, from 4-6 p.m. at the Walden Club in downtown Chattanooga.  

During Vintage on View, guests will enjoy teas, coffee, wine, tea sandwiches, fruit and pastries as they view decorations by Mike Lees and local models displaying clothing from the 1920’s through the 1960’s.  Fashion items such as clothing, jewelry, and decorative items from private collections as well as vintage retailers will also be available to purchase.  Ladies and gentleman are invited to attend for the opportunity eat delicious food, hear live music by Robert Crabtree, add items to their own collection and register for door prizes.  Prizes will be awarded to ladies for the best vintage dressed. 

Co-chairs of the event, The Purple Lady (Sonia Young) and Debby Alper, and committee members; Carrie Kennedy, Amelia Sullivan, Kim Coulter, Finette Winer, Lynn Alsobrook, Mike Lees, Michelle Workman, Julie Taylor, Dee Hardin, Katie Jackson and Tracy Jarvis welcome back fashion model and writer, Kim Coulter, as this year’s moderator.  

Since graduating from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville with a BS degree in marketing, Coulter has lived and modeled inNew York City for over 15 years where she learned about fashion, business, diet and exercise.  She has modeled for top designers and companies, worked with top photographers and stylists, and held positions such as corporate image consultant, fashion show producer, and fashion editor of CHATTER magazine.  Coulter’s experience includes advertising campaigns with LL Bean, Land’s End, Vanity Fair, and Danskin, television commercials, magazine articles and runway events.  

Tickets for Vintage on View are $75 per person and can be purchased by contacting the Children’s Hospital Foundation at 778-7373.  Deadline to reserve a seat is Friday, March 28.  Free parking will be available in the Republic Parking building from 3:30 p.m. until the end of the event.  

Proceeds will benefit pediatric patients at Children’s Hospital, the region’s only hospital devoted solely to children.  Children’s Hospital offers a full range of pediatric subspecialists, as well as a pediatric ER, ICU, and Level III neonatal intensive care unit, providing the highest level of care in the region for premature and sick infants. 

Erlanger Health System Foundations would like to thank the following sponsors for making Vintage on View possible:  Miller Investments, First Tennessee Foundation, The Walden Club, Republic Parking and BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee


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