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Get Mother's Day gifts at this charity bazaar

 

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Residents of the communities of South Miami and Coral Gables are invited to get a head start on their Mother’s Day shopping at a special bazaar to be held at the GFWC Coco Plum Woman’s Club, 1375 Sunset Drive, Coral Gables.

Heike Leibkuchler, one of the event organizers, thinks it’s a great way to help a worthwhile charity while looking for interesting and one of a kind gift items.

“Join us to Shop for a Cause on April 29 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. to benefit the Miami Children’s Home Society,” said Leibkuchler. “It is girls’ night out with hors d’oeuvres and wine.” Entertainment will be provided by JP Production. For more information email Heike Leibkuchler <annegret@bellsouth.net>.

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