Siskin Children's Institute Hosts 38th Annual StyleWorks Fashion Show

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Siskin Children’s Institute will host its 38th annual StyleWorks fundraiser this spring at the Chattanooga Convention Center. The event is expected to draw more than 900 guests.

The two-day event begins on Wednesday, April 30, with “Sip & Shop,” the StyleWorks preview party, an evening out with friends complete with Marketplace shopping, giveaways from vendors, a specialty cocktail, mini makeovers, massages, hairstyling and more.

StyleWorks follows on Thursday, May 1, with a luncheon and runway fashion show, featuring professional models as well as current students and graduates of the Siskin Early Learning Centers who will preview Belk’s clothing and accessories of the season for children and adults. 

Attendees can shop Marketplace both days of the event, browsing through items that range from clothing and accessories to jewelry and home interior. The Marketplace attracts more than 50 vendors who see the event as an excellent way to showcase their latest offerings and help a good cause.

Hamilton Place, a supporter of the Institute, is looking forward to the annual event. “We are thrilled to be a part of this distinctive retail venue while supporting the Institute’s life-changing work in our community,” said Catharine Wells, spokesperson for Hamilton Place.

Rachelle Haddock and Rachael Welch are this year’s StyleWorks co-chairs. “I love the Institute, and I love StyleWorks,” said Ms. Haddock, whose two sons attend the Siskin Early Learning Center. “This is an opportunity for me to give back to the Institute for a cause that my family wholeheartedly loves and supports.”

“Having three children who have graduated from Siskin Children’s Institute, I am thrilled to be a part of Siskin StyleWorks,” said Ms. Welch, “Both Sip ‘n Shop and StyleWorks itself are such amazing events for the Chattanooga community that not only allow all of us as guests to have a great time, but the bigger part is that we’re all there in support of the children and families that the Institute serves.

The StyleWorks event combines a retail experience that also benefits children with special needs and their families. It’s fashion with compassion, supporting Siskin Children’s Institute’s programs and services in the areas of education, outreach, health care and research.
StyleWorks is sponsored by:

Belk, Hamico, First Tennessee, AT&T,  Blue Cross Blue Shield of TN, CBL & Associates, Chattanooga Coca-Cola Bottling, Jo Ann C. Yates, Kohl’s, Mountain View Ford, Blush Magazine, PlayCore, Rone Regency Jewelers, Sunny 92.3, WRCB-TV Channel 3, Haskell Interiors, TN Reproductive Medicine, Claire S. Binder, Eric Buchanan & Associates, Fillauer Companies, Helen Pregulman, Kudzu Interiors, Pris F. Siskin, Shire Facial Plastic Surgery, Signal Energy, Cobblestone Rue, CV Designs, Fischer Evans Jewelers, Kathy’s Accessories, Merch Northshore,  Shuptrines, Silver Wings, Advocare, Amani ya Juu, Artsy Nails, ArtsyU, Collins Collections, Elan Studio D, Georgio’s, Good Fortune Soap, Gracewear, Collection, Mary Kay Independent Consultant Donna Killingsworth, Miller-Motte Technical College, Advanced Foot Care Centers, Orange Blossom Boutique, Salon Nicos, Siskin Family Association, Chattanooga College, Paisley Petunia Boutique, Skin Deep Aesthetics, Southern Surgical Arts, St. Nicholas School & Summer Camp, Studio 6, The Plum Nelly Shop, The Preppy Monogram and The Sand Box.

For information on ticket sales visit or call the event line at 648-1707.

StyleWorks/Sip & Shop preview party Schedule
Sip & Shop Preview Party - Wednesday, April 30, Chattanooga Convention Center
Marketplace shopping, unique giveaways from vendors, mini-makeovers, specialty cocktails, massages, hairstyling and more 
5-8 p.m.

StyleWorks - Thursday, May 1, Chattanooga Convention Center
StyleWorks: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
10 a.m.                  Marketplace opens
11:30 a.m.             Luncheon
12:30 p.m.             Fashion show
1:15–3 p.m.          Marketplace reopens

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