Tuesday, March 16, 2010

"And you were there too"

Earlier, Jessica posted about
"And You Were There Too" -- the special event Erasing the Distance organized for National Eating Disorders Awareness Week featuring Abby Sher.

The event earned some publicity! Sarah Jindra, covered the evening for her "Good News Only" site InspireMeChicago. If her name sounds familiar, it's because she also is the traffic reporter for Chicago Public Radio! Here is the video coverage:

Another lingering benefit of the event...?
(In addition to the most important benefit of shedding light on mental illness, of course!)

Well, the lucky winners of the raffle are now enjoying their raffle prizes, such as personal coaching, a 1-hour massage, or a home design consultation.

There were many AWESOME raffle prizes donated. So while the event was free & open to the public, the raffle raised money to benefit ETD. Hooray!

Thank you to all of the businesses & individuals that donated prizes for the raffle, including:

Author of Amen, Amen, Amen:Memoir of a Girl Who Couldn't Stop Praying

East Lakeview's premiere pilates, massage, and shiatsu center

Create a custom fragrance or signature scent based on your preferences

Jennifer Lee, founder of Artizen Coaching, inspires you to live your life in full color

Beth is a professional photographer whose work has been featured in national magazines and publications

A graphic design firm that helps small businesses and non-profit organizations develop cohesive, professional + beautiful marketing materials

Life coaching to help you step into the power and purpose of your own leadership

With a fresh, personal approach to interior design, Kelly+Olive can help you fall back in love with your stuff

Ruth is a a certified Body-Psychotherapist, certified hypnotherapist, enneagram teacher, and Reiki master

An independent development consulting company that specializes in web development and user interface design with an emphasis on simplicity and standards.

Aimee Schneider
Aimee is a community builder and Licensed Massage Therapist

VaVaVroom caters to the dynamic, fast-growing female motorcycling community.

Whitfield Consulting is a national management consulting firm focusing on implementation and people management

Abby talked about writing her next book, and we all are pumped for more shows and events shedding light on mental illness through theatre. I look forward to good things.

Wishing you a healthy day,
~ Oriana at Erasing the Distance

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