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Friday, October 18, 2013

Donation Family Crisis Center Gala


In the past the Family Crisis Center had a Festival of Trees for Christmas fund raising.  This year it is 

"The Gala" at the Bastrop Convention CenterSaturday, November 9, 2013
Doors Open 5:00 p.m.
Hors d'oeuvres
Complementary Wine & Beer
Cash Bar
Dinner at 6:00 p.m.
Dancing 
Live & Silent Auctions
Catering by Baxter's on Main
Music by the Chubby Knuckle Choir
Evening Attire
$75.00 a person
call 512 321 7760 for tickets and more information.  You may also be a sponsor or donate any amount.  


The evening will be exciting and fun.  It is a great way to donate to a deserving organization.

This is from their "About Us" page:

The Bastrop County Women’s Shelter, dba Family Crisis Center started in 1981 from a coalition of rural Texas women with a shared vision of offering hope, support, and assistance to women victimized by domestic violence. Since becoming an incorporated nonprofit in 1983, the Center has evolved into a community leader in rural Central Texas. The Center recently celebrated 25 years of service offering victims of domestic and sexual violence safety, shelter, and advocacy; a milestone made possible by the enduring commitment of the Center’s clients, staff members, volunteers, donors, and community partners, both organizations and individuals.
I usually donate a painting or some art work for the Gala and the dance in January in La Grange.  This year for the Gala, I painted pastel paintings of area wildflowers displayed in a wooden box.  The box is about 7 inches tall and 9 inches in diameter.  The paintings are 3 x 3 inches.  


Here is a look at the paintings and wooden box.  They look much better in person.  To see the paintings and box  in person and have a chance to own the box you will just have to go to the Gala.  You will have a good time and help our community.  There are only a few times that you have an opportunity to dress up in Bastrop, too.













4 comments:

Joanna said...

So pretty!

Jo Castillo said...

Thank you, Joanna. Hugs.

Regina Calton Burchett said...

That's so cool, Jo - very nice donation. I loved to go to that when we lived in Bastrop - such a great event!!

Jo Castillo said...

Thanks, Regina. We will probably go this year. We missed last year. It is always so beautiful with the trees, but I hear there won't be many trees. :(

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I Grew up in a small town , Magdalena, New Mexico. I enjoy art and the pleasure other people get from my work. I always donate some of my sales and art to charities, especially for children. That started in Bolivia with Para los Niños. (Link on sidebar) "I cannot pretend to feel impartial about colors. I rejoice with the brilliant ones and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns." -- Winston Churchill

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