Monday, October 2, 2006

Charities benefit from "Shopping Extravaganza"

The inaugural "Shopping Extravaganza" event Sept. 30 at the Outlets at Castle Rock raised more than $12,000, half of which will be presented to four local charities -- Care & Share Food Bank in Colorado Springs, Highlands Ranch Chapter of Volunteers for the Children’s Hospital, Special Olympics and the Women’s Crisis & Family Outreach Center. Participants purchased tickets to this all-day shopping event for $20 and $10 of each ticket was donated to the purchaser’s designated charity. The ticketholders received giveaways, a catered lunch, live entertainment and outlet-wide discounts.

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