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Topeka Chapter of the Links, Inc. 37th Annual Fundraiser, A Fierce Fall Fashion Show, Returns to TPAC

Links FallFierce Poster Sept 19_ 2015The historic women’s service organization, the Topeka Chapter of the Links, Inc., in association with Hill’s Pet Nutrition, is excited to announce their downtown return to the Topeka Performing Arts Center for their 37th annual Fierce Fall Fashion Show, on Saturday, September 19th, at 6:00 PM. The cornerstone fundraising event of the Topeka Chapter of the Links, Inc. to benefit community programming and scholarships, will feature the renowned and flamboyant Vogue Models of Chicago. This professional touring company showcases top designers from America and abroad.

Wendy Wells, US BANK Topeka Market President, is the honorary chair of the event.

“We’ve added some fierce new twists this year that we think everyone will enjoy,” say Topeka Chapter of the Links Fashion Show Co-Chairs Leslie Fleuranges and Akilah Scott. “It is exciting to be back at the art-deco TPAC with a 24-foot runway, spotlights, great cuisine, and the Vogue Models of Chicago, whom our loyal followers have returned to see year after year; they are a huge crowd-pleaser.”

General Admission tickets are $40 and include the fashion show, hors d’oeuvre reception, silent auction, live music, and cash bar.

A VIP Party, co-sponsored by the NAACP Kansas State Conference kicks off at 5:00 PM.  VIP Tickets are $55 and include reserved seats, a hors d’oeuvre buffet catered by Pacha’s by the Pound, wine bar, live auction and a meet and greet with special guest Hazel N. Dukes, president of the New York State Conference of the NAACP. Mrs. Dukes is also a member of the Metro Manhattan (NY) Chapter of the Links, Inc.

Janet Thompson Jackson is emcee for the night’s festivities. Jackson is host of KTWU-TV Kansas Public Broadcasting’s monthly community affairs series, “I’ve Got Issues” and a professor at Washburn Law.

Sponsors of A Fierce Fall Fashion Show include Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Colgate-Palmolive, US Bank, Nason Lui MD FACS, Cox Business, Capitol Federal®, GO TOPEKA, WIBW, L&J Building Maintenance, My Company, Inc., KTWU, Cortez Transportation, NAACP Kansas State Conference, Waddell & Reed/Ryan D. Eckert, Security Benefit, and the Topeka Civic Theater and Academy.

For more information and tickets, visit www.topekalinkstickets.eventbrite.com


The Topeka Chapter of the Links, Inc.

Presents the 37th Annual


Saturday Evening, September 19th, 2015

Fashion Show and Reception, 6:00 PM - $40.00

VIP Party and Fashion Show, 5:00 PM - $55.00

Topeka Performing ArtsCenter, 214 SE 8th Street, Topeka, Kansas

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