Dolly Night at Grass Roots Institute

Last night, Paul and I attended a fundraiser at Grass Roots Institute , which is the location of the poetry reading I hosted last month. I’m excited that this fundraiser was born from one of my ideas——It was a Dolly movie night. I supplied Ms. Aida, Grass Roots Founder and Director, with a lot of my wonderful Dolly to serve as decor for the evening. A $20 donation to Grass Roots enabled a donor to have wine, a meal, watch 9 TO 5 on the big screen, and coffee + dessert.
Aida and I decided this will be an annual event. We have not scheduled a date for 2008; however, we know it will be held in April before the season opening of Dollywood. I’ve already started planning the event because I hope to have a lovely surprise up my sleeve for Dolly Night 2008.
Here are some pics from last night– ignore my weight gain, thanks!

Entrance to GRI…

Silent auction table.

Ms. Aida as Dolly!

Me + “Dolly” + Paul

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