|Charity Gala Showcases Local Artists|
Becci Burchett - peacemexico.org
March 02, 2010
Punta de Mita, Nayarit Local women and children will exhibit their one-of-a-kind, hand-made artwork in the second annual Art and Philanthropy Gala, benefiting PEACE, a local non-profit, on Friday, March 12 at the Four Seasons Resort in Punta Mita.
|The 2nd Annual PEACE Art and Philanthropy Gala will be held on March 12 at the Four Seasons Resort in Punta Mita. For more information, contact Nicole(at)peacemexico.org.|
Manos Unidos por la Mujer (United Hands for Women,) one of PEACEs four principle programs, teaches women how to make unique handicrafts, and empowers them to move toward financial independence by providing business resources, education and training.
"The time and skill it takes to produce this artwork is truly amazing," said Molly Fisher, Director and Founder of PEACE. "This event allows the women and children to showcase their products and provides essential funding for PEACE to continue these kinds of programs."
The Mexican-themed evening includes:
6 pm (Jalisco time) - Commencement
Cocktails and Mexican Buffet
Live Music by Frixoleros
Art Exhibition from the women of Manos Unidos and from the children of PEACE
Silent Auction and Live Art Auction
11 pm (Jalisco time) End
Tickets are $1000 pesos per person. For more information, please contact Nicole(at)peacemexico.org.
PEACE: Protection, Education, Animals, Culture and Environment, is a nonprofit organization established in 2005, made of four main programs which focus on education, entrepreneurship, animal well-being, and community engagement in the coastal regions of Nayarit, Jalisco and Quintana Roo, Mexico. Through innovative and community based programs, PEACE is working to improve the quality of life in local communities throughout the Bahía de Banderas. For more information, please visit PeaceMexico.org or click HERE to read more about PEACE