Peggy Ell sent along the following message via email:
Happy Spring Paper-Dollers!
It’s that time of year. Nancy Mershon and I will be hosting the paper doll party in Des Moines this year Saturday, May 3rd, and we hope YOU can come. It’s an informal format, with lots of opportunity to buy and sell paper dolls. We have a show and tell, a boxed lunch and a special favor for everyone that attends.
We hope to see you there!!!!!
The 2014 MIDWEST SPRING PAPER DOLL PARTY
When: Saturday, May 3rd from 10:00 to 4:00
Where: Zion Lutheran Church
4300 Beaver Ave
Des Moines, Iowa
Who: Hostesses this year are Nancy Mershon and Peggy Ell
Why: For fun, friendship, and paper dolling!
What to Bring: Paper dolls you want to sell (make sure your price and initials are on each item and that your name is on your box).
Our theme this year is: Children Around the World
If you would like to bring a foreign/traveling child paper doll to display and a paper doll for show and tell we would be delighted!
A donation of a PD item for the door prizes would be very much appreciated! If you are a paper doll artist (amateur or pro) and would like to donate an original paper doll as a souvenir, please bring one for everyone. Email Peggy for a head count a week prior to the party.
Cost will be $14 (to help with the cost of the room, lunch, decorations etc.) and is payable at the door.
We need an RSVP from everyone to order sandwiches and keep our mailing list current.
___I will be coming to the 2014 PD party on May 3rd
___I will not be coming to the 2014PD party on May 3rd
I would like a ___ Turkey ___ Ham
___Roast Beef ___Veggie Sandwich
___Please keep my name on the permanent invitation list.
___Please take my name off the permanent invitation list.
Questions? Call Peggy Ell 319 752-7670 or E-Mail her at ell(at)mchsi(dot)com or Nancy Mershon at nmers44(at)iowatelecom(dot)net
Please respond by April 29th
Directions to Zion Lutheran Church
Coming from the East on I-80: take I-35/I-80 until you get to exit 131 ( Merle Hay Rd) Take exit 131 and turn left (south) onto Merle Hay Rd. Now continue with part B below.
Coming from the West on I-80: take I-35/I-80 until you get to exit 131 ( Merle Hay Rd.). Take exit 131 and turn right (south) onto Merle Hay Rd. Now continue with part B.
Coming from the North on I-35: take I-35/I-80 until you get to exit 131 ( Merle Hay Rd). Take exit 131 and turn left (south) onto Merle Hay Rd. Now continue with part B below.
Coming from the South on I-35: take I-35/I-80 until you get to exit 131 ( Merle Hay Rd). Take exit 131 and turn right (south) onto Merle Hay Rd. Now continue with part B below.
Now Everybody: From exit 131, go three stop lights to Aurora Ave. (Bob Brown Chevrolet is on the right (west) and Dahls Foods is set back from the street on the left (east). Turn left (east) onto Aurora Ave. Continue east until you get to Beaver Ave (one mile). Go left (north) on Beaver Ave. one block. Zion Lutheran Church is @ 4300 Beaver Ave.
All of these hotels are within the 1st mile on Merle Hay Rd.
5000 Merle Hay Rd. 1-800272-6232 www.ramada.com
4995 Merle Hay Rd. 1-800-228-5151 firstname.lastname@example.org
4800 Merle Hay Rd. 1-800-465-4329 www.kinseth.com
4845 Merle Hay Rd. 1-800-32-746 www.daysinn.com
4755 Merle Hay Rd. 1-800553-2666 www.econolodge.com