Wedding Gown Contest
Begins April 15th, 2017 and Ends June 30th, 2017
On July 5th, 2017 Common Cause Thrift Store Outlet will be giving away 3 wedding gowns. The centerpiece gown is a Mori Lee wedding gown valued at approximately $2500-$3000. The gown is a size 12 with a corset back and an 8 foot cathedral train and comes with a veil. The other two gowns are an Oleg Cassini sized 4 with a ruffled skirt valued at $1000 and a Signature Plus sized 22 valued at $500. In addition, free alteration services within 1 size up or down provided by Keeping You in Stitches along with a bouquet and groom's boutonniere provided by Hallelujah Flowers will also be provided to the winner.
The contest begins on April 17th, 2017 and ends on June 30th, 2017 at 7pm with the winner announced at noon on July 5th, 2017.
To win the dress the groom must submit a letter to the Common Cause Thrift Store Outlet explaining why the bride should receive the gown.
• A letter telling us why the bride should win the gown must be submitted to the Common Cause Thrift Store Outlet, either in person or via email, by the Groom no later than 7pm on Friday, June 30, 2017. Email address to submit the letter is: firstname.lastname@example.org - please write "Wedding Dress Contest" as the subject line. Emails must be time stamped as being sent by 7pm EST on June 30, 2017.
• The letter should not exceed 1 page. The letter must contain the Groom's full name, email address and a phone number so that we can notify the winner. Computer printed letters are preferable but not required. What is required is that we can read it easily. If we cannot read it-we cannot judge it.
• The winner's letter, after being edited for privacy and summarized, will be posted on the store's website and social media accounts along with pictures of the bride in the gown at the final fitting. In addition to, but not required, we would also like to post pictures of the items provided by the donating vendors in use at the weddings.
• You can also visit the store for a copy of the rules and to view the gown.
We wish all contestants good luck.
Sustainable South Event
May 27th, 2017
A fun and FREE community event putting a spotlight on South Knoxville. Come enjoy live music by Chibi Kodama and Knox County Jug Stompers, food trucks, see and shop with local vendors, and win prizes! This is a family friendly event with a kids area filled with fun activities, games, and contests.
--Bring your picnic blankets and chairs, we've got lots of room to spread out and enjoy the day.
-- Do good deeds and earn raffle tickets!
**Bring your gently used adult or children's clothing and shoes for our clothing drive to benefit Clothe My Children. Earn one ticket per donation.
**Bring new or gently used children's books (2 books per raffle ticket) for our book drive to benefit Taekwondo International
--Free seed share from 11-noon under the main pavilion. Bring seeds to share, make fun trades, make new friends, and learn more about gardening and how to make your home more beautiful and sustainable.
This event is sponsored by Andrew Wilson for City Council with an opportunity for you to meet and greet your candidate.
Red Dot Sale
May 15th - 28th, 2017
We have other furniture available as well.
Sofa Beds: $50
Arm Chairs: $20
Barrel Tables: $15
Square Tables: $12
Computer Chairs: $8
United Healthcare Representative Visits
May 6th, 13th & 20th, 2017
Upcoming in June
Wedding Gown Contest Ends June 30th.