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American Girl Fashion Show
Benefits Dell Children’s Hospital
Date: 11/7/2010  
Location: DoubleTree Hotel Austin
6505 IH-35 North, Austin, Texas  78752 (Map)
Cost: $40 to $45

Girls of all ages, along with their friends and families, are invited to experience the American Girl Fashion Show at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 7, at the DoubleTree Hotel Austin. The American Girl Fashion Show is hosted by the Austin Metropolitan Circle of Friends, a community-based organization that raises funds and awareness for Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas. This fun, engaging program showcases historical and contemporary fashions for girls and their dolls. 

Proceeds from the event will benefit Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas.

More than 30 local models will present the fashions, while lively commentary, music and decorations will create a memorable experience for girls and their families.  Audiences will delight in historical clothing, from daywear to sleepwear to special-occasion clothing that resembles what the popular American Girl characters Kaya, Felicity, Josefina, Addy, Rebecca, Kit, Molly and Julie might have worn.  Contemporary “Just like You” outfits for older girls and sweet Bitty Baby fashions for little ones complete the program.
“The American Girl Fashion Show is an exciting and educational opportunity for young girls to peek into the past and learn how American girls throughout history have used fashion to express their unique style and personality,” says Wendi Baird, co-chairperson for the American Girl Fashion show.

The event also includes refreshments, American Girl door prizes, a silent auction, a photo opportunity for attendees and their dolls, hair styling for American Girl dolls, party favors, and a marketplace to purchase American Girl book titles and American Girl fashion show memorabilia.

Ticket Information
Tickets for general seating are $40 per person, with a limited number of reserved seats available for $45 per person, and are for sale online.  For more information, please visit the website or contact Wendi Baird.

About Circle of Friends
Circle of Friends is a system of regional support groups in Central Texas that raise awareness and funds for Children's Medical Center Foundation of Central Texas to benefit Dell Children’s. The program began in 1996 and has since grown to include the following active chapters: Austin Metropolitan, Lake Travis, Central Austin, Hill Country, Georgetown, Loop 360, Northwest Austin, Pflugerville, Round Rock, Uptown, Central Texas Riders, Home Team, Four Points and Southwest Austin. To date, the chapters have raised almost 2 million dollars and continue to raise thousands of dollars each year to benefit the new Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas.

About American Girl
American Girl is one of the nation’s top direct marketers, children’s publishers, and experiential retailers.  American Girl Programs is proud to partner with nonprofit organizations to present Fashion Show events to raise fund for children’s charities.  As part of the company’s ongoing commitment to “celebrate girls,” American Girl Programs’ events have generated millions of dollars for worthwhile causes nationwide.

For more information, please contact Wendi Baird, (512) 255-6140.
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