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Santa Overload Holiday Window Display, Food Drive & Holiday Party December 15, 2017 At Leather64TEN
Leather64TEN Chicago celebrates the holiday with an ever-growing Santa Window Display and creates a fun food drive to benefit the local Greater Chicago Food Dispensary.
About Our Santa Window Display
The holiday season has arrived and that means it's time to put up the holiday décor at Leather64TEN with our Santa window display. The Santa figurines that have been featured in the Leather64TEN window display have been collected in a span of 50+ years by store owner Eric Kugleman. Five years ago he decided "Why not share my collection of Santa figurines with the community so everyone can enjoy it for the holiday season, Let's make a window display at the store with every single figurine!". And there you go, a new idea and annual tradition was born… The store created their first Santa window display in 2013 and it received rave reviews and comments from everyone passing by and visiting the area and now it has now become a tradition to be seen every holiday season.
Santa Overload 2017
Last year something miraculous happened at the store, although there was never any actual promotion to "collect" Santa figurines in 2016, throughout the holiday season the store was receiving random gifts from area residents and friends of their own Santa figurines to add to the display. They received over 20 figurines last year just by people wishing to contribute to the window. Therefore, we decided, why not try something different in 2017 and let's see how many Santas we can put in the window. Let's allow people to contribute if they wish to and the store can give away $5 in Leather64TEN Bucks to everyone that contributes to the Santa Overload 2017 Window Campaign! (*$5 L64TEN Bucks is valid on a regular priced in-store purchase of $30 or more. Santa figurines to be approved by staff for $5 L64TEN Bucks)
Food Drive for the Greater Chicago Food Depository
Along with our Santa Overload campaign, we wanted to create an opportunity to give back to the community during the holiday season so we decided we would also collect shelf-stable food items to donate to the Greater Chicago Food Depository. We will also gladly give $5 in L64TEN Bucks for your food donations. We will collect donations through the end of the year and deliver them to the Greater Chicago Food Depository the first week of January.
The Leather64TEN Holiday Party
Join us at Leather64TEN for our annual Holiday Party! We'll have Hors D'oeuvres, Free Gift Bag for Guests, Special Treats, Giveaways, In-Store Specials and More (Holiday party is for guests 18+ only).
We look forward to celebrating this festive occasion with all of you.
The Holiday Party is on Friday, December 15, 2017 from 6-10pm
At the store: 6410 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60626
Leather64TEN is a Leather retail store specializing in hand made and custom leather clothing for men and woman, as well as adult toys, accessories and more. Store site: http://www.leather64ten.com
About Eric Kugelman (Owner Leather64TEN)
Eric Kugelman has been an active member in the leather community for many years. He was Mr. Mephisto's Leather 2001 and competed in International Mr. Leather 23. During his years in the community, Mr. Kugelman was actively involved with the committee to bring the Gay Games to Chicago, as the first vice co-chair of the bidding organization and president of Team Chicago. Eric was also president of MAFIA and on the boards of several gay, lesbian and community organizations. Eric holds a strong passion for giving back to the community and currently supports many organizations such as, The Leather Archives and Museum, Gerber Hart Library, The Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame, CLAW, Vital Bridges and The Center on Halsted. Eric contributes to many contests and fund raising events to show continued support for the leather community. Eric currently owns Leather64TEN and loves to share his passion for leather and community with all those who come in! Eric is supported in his endeavors by his husband Michael.
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