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SEEDS OF GREATNESS
Worthy Women Recovery Home
8TH ANNUAL BANQUET AND AUCTION

Heston Hills Banquet Center, November 5, 2016, 5 - 9 PM

EXCELLENT DINNER  •  LIVE AUCTION  •  SILENT AUCTION
TESTIMONIES  •  HOME UPDATE

THANK YOU for Celebrating With Us!
  • Our ‘community inspired’ recovery after the debilitating fire at the home last year, 10 days after our 7th Banquet and 6 weeks before our scheduled opening.
  • The immensely generous support of our community that helped us back on our feet.
  • The first women who’ve entered our home—seeds we’ve planted!
  • The anticipation of recovery and redemption in the coming year.
  • Surprises and plans for the future.

WHAT A NIGHT TO REMEMBER!
Worthy Women Recovery Home Annual Dinner
Worthy Women Recovery Home Annual Dinner
Worthy Women Recovery Home Annual Dinner

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Open Bowl for Worthy Women

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Deck the Halls

Saturday, December 12 from 1:00 - 5:00 PM CST
Worthy Women Recovery Home

Thank you to 96.7 FM WCOE The Eagle for broadcasting LIVE from our home and to our sponsors: Red House BBQ, Kabelin ACE Hardware and Town & Country Florist

A wonderful day to share our appreciation for the City of La Porte Police and Fire Departments - their GREAT WORK saved our home, protected our neighbors and kept MOSES (Sonshine's cat) from losing all nine lives!!

We are so grateful for the community support shown to the Worthy Women Recovery Home since 2011 and recently after our fire. Many came to see how fast we are RECOVERING HOPE and to help us with the furnishings needed for our home.
Soon we'll fill our home with women who need us.

Photos from Deck the Halls

Click here for the Herald Argus article: Recovery home looks to 'Deck the Halls'

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Photo from the 7th annual banquet
The amazing vintage gas pump, donated by John Cannon, was won by Patti Piscone after a lively auction battle.

Click here to see more photos on Facebook
AMAZING SUCCESS at our 7th Annual Banquet
THANK YOU! We were within $5,000 of having the funds needed for our construction completion after our 7th Annual Worthy Recovery Banquet.
Thank you to each of you who sponsored, donated, attended and prayed.
We are so grateful that God keeps His hand on us and protection around us.

We feel absolutely loved by these generous friends:
Sue & Heston Hills Banquet Center Staff, Lestinsky Auctioneer Services, Recording Artist Laura Whidden-Wetterlin, 2015 Hoosier Star of Stars Nanda Danitschek, Video/Audio Technician Miles Fettinger, Town & Country Florist (Chris Muller), La Porte High School Girl Reserves, Jan Edquist (HUGE Cake), Lynne Budig(Cookies), Johanna Hines (Prayer) and Trudy Menke (EMCEE).

Our DEEPEST APPRECIATION to the live auction donors for their specialty items including John & Mary Cannon for the Gas Pump, Faith Foelber for painting our butterfly and LAKE Fine Arts Owner Mark Krentz for the frame, Laura Panozzo for our driftwood butterfly, Indiana Women's Prison Community Outreach Program for handmade quilts, and to Deborah Briggs for securing the Disney Hopper Passes and Southwest Airline Tickets.

SPECIAL THANKS to The Banquet Committee: Laura Francesconi, Deborah Briggs, Julie Wadle, Kristi Chadderdon, Linda Howell, Lois Krider, Donna Brown, Trudy Menke, Patrick Wiseman, Angie Lamken, Stephanie Murphy, Monica Deeter; Butterfly House Builders Kirt Lawson, Patrick Wiseman and Mark Francesconi.

And THANK YOU to the set-up/decorating team who along with the banquet committee made setting up such a memorable and astounding experience: Jenna Francesconi, Jay Resendez, Sheryl Edwards, Pamela Bailey, Carie Allendorf and Nathyn Kirkland.


Many thanks again to our underwriters!

Business Supporters:
Alcoa Captain Edi's Furniture Store Fifth Third Bank
Ideas In Motion Media La Porte Savings Bank Meridian Title Corporation
NIPSCO New Age Telecom NIPSCO
New Age Telecom Qubit Networks  



Community Supporters:
Don & Cindy Berchem
Mark & Laura Francesconi