Aurora Spa and Salon Sa Bel Would Like to Extend a Heartfelt Thank You to Everyone Who Participated in Reason to Smile

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With your support at our benefit on April 26, 2012, we raised over $33,000 for Smile Network International.

Smile Network International

Aurora Spa and Salon Sa Bel would like to extend a very heartfelt thank you to everyone who participated in the success of Reason To Smile! With your support, we raised over $33,000 for Smile Network International.

Smile Network International is a non-profit humanitarian organization which provides the gift of smiles free of charge to children born with facial deformities. For as little as $500 per child, Smile Network International is able to restore joy and dignity to a child in the space of 45 minutes. As a result of the collective efforts of the guests and businesses supporting the event, 66 children receive a new lease on life and a reason to smile.

A special thank you to the following:

2Gingers - Alcohol donation as well as providing bar tenders.

45th Parallel Spirits - Generous vodka donation. Paul, thank you for all of your help!

Accent Art - For stretching Gino Hollander’s paintings and for donating frames and offer a framing services.

Amy Wurdock Photography - Donation of a gift certificate.

Alliance Steele Company - Mike and Marlee Zweigbaum for donating the Twins tickets.

ASAP Printing – For your discounts on the invitations for our event, special thanks to Pat Adamski.

Ashish Aggarwal - For the donation of wine.

Barbette - Donation of food and bar service, as well as the donation of brunch for two. We really appreciate Anne Saxton’s help with all of this.

Beyond Well Acupuncture - For the donation of an acupuncture service.

Brave New Work Shop Comedy Theatre - Donation of the theatre tickets and drink vouchers.

Brent Gotleib - Donation of Twins tickets.

Continental Diamond - Gift card and special thanks to Lisa.

Dede Smith - Twins tickets as well as your purchase of the Gino Hollander painting. We hope you enjoy it!

Ergo - Donation of the flat iron.

Erin Kane - Donating the massage at Aurora Spa.

Eyerusalem Gettiye - For the donation of the haircuts at Salon Sa Bel.

E!yerusalem Photography - Family portrait sessions donated.

Famous Dave’s BBQ - Food donation and special thanks to Shawn Ewing.

FOCI Center for Glass Arts - Donation of a glass blowing class.

Gino Hollander - For the generous donation of with 100% of the proceeds going to Smile Network International.

Grand Lake Liquor - The wine donation. Ben, thank you so much.

Grinkie Photography - For donation of a pin-up photo shoot.

Hennepin Lake Liquor Store - Donation of wine.

Julie Vogel - Donating the beautiful mosaic serving tray.

Kincaid’s - Gift certificate and a special thanks to B. Bann.

Litin Everything Party and Paper - Gift certificate and a special thanks to Ned Litin.

Local Motion - The beautiful collection of apparel to help us raise money and provide entertainment with the lovely models.

Lucia’s - For your donation of food and a special thanks to Heather Asbury for all of her help.

Manny’s Steak House - Gift certificate donation and special thanks to Mollie O’Rorke.

Mary Alice Sutton - For your lovely violin music.

Mary Holmes - Donation of the orchestra tickets.

Melanie Mangus and Don Matta - Wine and vodka donations.

Monique Maxwell - Donation of the yoga classes.

New Chapter - For your donation of vitamins and supplements.

The News Room - For the donation of hors d’oeuvres as well as Laura’s help with bartending and Andrew’s help with food.

Northern Vinyards Winery - The donation of the winery tour and tasting and special thanks to Erin.

Pat and Ronald Brown - Donation of the two lovely photographs.

Pevonia - For the donation of skin care products and a special thanks to Jeff Marty at Your Aesthetic Partner.

Pinnacle Distributing - Donation of all of the drink mixes for the bar and a special thanks to Chris.

Pumpz & Co - Donation of the beautiful Cabas tote.

Randall K Strand - Donation of legal services.

Rinata - For hors d’oeuvres as well as service. Thanks to Chef Jonathan Hunt.

Shamrock Group Ace Ice Company - Donation all of the ice and special thanks to Matt King.

Siri Hollander - Donation of a beautiful sculpture.

Summit Brewing Company - Generous donation of all of the beer and special thanks to Anne Saxton with Barbette for arranging this for us.

Target Center - For the generous donation of the Aerosmith and Big Time Rush tickets and a special thanks to Sandy Sweetser and Meghen.

Teddy Bear Band - Richard, we appreciate your thoughtful donation of CDs and DVDs of the Teddy Bear Band.

Tiger Sushi - For the assortment of sushi and special thanks to Lisa Edevold.

Tony Paul - For playing the drums at our event. You really helped to liven up the mood!

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