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Woman’s Club of McLean Fundraises in December

The Woman’s Club of McLean will hold its free, annual MarketPlace fundraiser on Thursday, Dec. 7th, from 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., in conjunction with its annual Holiday Homes Tour the same day. The fundraiser, at Trinity United Methodist Church (1205 Dolley Madison Blvd., McLean) will feature over a dozen vendors, as well as a silent auction of goods and services offered by 10 local businesses. In addition, lunch and tickets for the day’s Homes Tour will be for sale. Ample car parking will be available at the church.

The following vendors will be present: Two Laughing Ladies (fun apparel), Entertaining Designs by Melanie Barry, Claude Moore Colonial Farm, With You in Mind, Chez Madame Forestier, Ginny’s Gems (jewelry and accessories), Beauty Counter Cosmetics, Annalee Design Studios, Merry Stitches, USborne Books and More, Christmas Bakery and Christmas Gifts & Décor.
Silent-auction donors will include: Staybridge Suites, 1st Stage Theater, Mangan Jewelers, Fleming’s Steakhouse, Clyde’s Willow Creek, Your Dog’s Best Friend, Lamps Unlimited and Great Falls Organizers. Bidding will close at 3 p.m., with drawings at 3:30 p.m. (Attendees do not need to be present to win; however, must be available by phone.)

Lunch at Café Noel will be available between 11 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. The menu will be chicken salad, chicken on a bun, wraps, chili (vegetarian and meat), chips and rolls. Coffee, tea, soft drinks, water and desserts will be available all day.

All proceeds of the MarketPlace and the Holiday Homes Tour will be donated to local charities and nonprofits, such as Share Inc., Capital Caring, the Wounded Warrior program, Second Story (Alternative House), the McLean Project for the Arts, Claude Moore Colonial Park, the McLean Volunteer Fire Department and Fisher House, as well as used for scholarships and education.

For more information, visit mcleanwomansclub.org.