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Chatham Business Services is co-sponsoring "A Royal Baby Shower" with the Pittsboro Roadhouse & General Store on April 13, 2013 at Noon to help Family Violence and Rape Crisis Services' clients. Local businesses are donating prizes.
By: The Pittsboro Roadhouse & General Store
"Duchess for a Day: A Royal Baby Shower" was the idea of Chatham Business Services owner, Heather Johnson, who honed the event details with friends. "I enjoy events, and have been fascinated by the British Royal family and the Duchess of Cambridge, so I began imagining a fun event that could also benefit others," said Johnson."I ran the idea by several of my friends and together we coined the name and the phrase, 'Every mother is a queen. Every child is royalty'".
Johnson, a regular at the Pittsboro Roadhouse & General Store, discussed the event with owner Chef Greg Lewis. Lewis immediately offered to host the event and cater it with British inspired tea and finger foods.
"I appreciate Heather's initiative and the opportunity to help others while having fun," said Lewis. "We're glad to help." In the eight months since they opened, the Pittsboro Roadhouse has hosted numerous special events, including recently, a drive for Cinderella's Closet of Chatham County.
"We were very happy when Heather Johnson approached us about holding "A Royal Baby Shower" to benefit our clients," said Kathy Hodges, FVRC Co-Executive Director. "And we really appreciate that the Pittsboro Roadhouse has offered to host the event." http://www.fvrc.org/
Guests are invited to RSVP at the Punchbowl Invitation Site, so organizers may plan refreshments, tea and British-inspired finger foods. http://www.punchbowl.com/
The Royal Baby Shower is free, and, guests are asked to bring wrapped gifts for babies and new moms. The gifts will be presented to clients of Family Violence and Rape Crisis Services, women who may not otherwise experience a baby shower.
The event will feature shower games with prizes; Johnson coordinated prize gifts from a number of local businesses in support of the event. There will also be a contest for fascinator hats, with several categories. The British are world-famous for their fascinators. Guests are invited to wear one to the event to participate in the contest.
The Pittsboro Roadhouse & General Store opened in August 2012 with Chef Greg Lewis as the owner. The venue is open 6 days a week at 11 am for lunch, and through the afternoon and evening. Wednesday nights are either Karaoke Nights or Open Mic Nights, with emcee Brad Junell of Raleigh Event DJ. Thursday through Saturday nights feature live music. http://http://pittsbororoadhouse.com/
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