PTA Thrift Shop Throws Fab Birthday Bash

PTA Thrift Shop Throws Fab Birthday Bash


Community members and public officials alike gathered in honor of the PTA Thrift Shop for the association’s 2016 Birthday Bash fundraiser on Saturday night. The Carolina Club offered food and libations, and the evening’s festivities included a silent auction featuring all things Chapel Hill/Carrboro, a 50/50 raffle benefiting PTA Thrift and live music provided by Beverly “Guitar” Watkins and Bubba Norwood.

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PTA Executive Director Barbara Jessie-Black with Mark Tulbert and Rob Maddrey.

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Kip Gerard’s Varsity Theatre piece was among the silent auction collection.

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PTA Board Member Anita Badrock and State Senator Valerie Foushee.

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PTA Board Members Crystal Fisher and Collis Arrick.

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PTA Board Member Pat Phelan with Lynne Burns, Chandler Burns and Robert Spransy.

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Buffie Webber with PTA Sponsors Jay Parker and Stuart Phillips.

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PTA Sponsor Stef Perry with Al Bowers.

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PTA Sponsor Luke Riggsbee with Balloons & Tunes co-owner Pat Garavaglia and Wendy Riggsbee.

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Dr. Candice Arrick with PTA Sponsor Shaundra Daily.

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PTA Board Chair Wil Steen with Camille Berry – who was also celebrating a birthday on Saturday night!

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PTA Director of Procurement & Facilities Charles De Bose with Director of Operations Valecia Jones and Board Member Mike Capps.

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Barbara Jessie-Black with Board Member Joy Yin.

I am a recent graduate of UNC-Greensboro. After completing two years as a Music Education major, I switched my course of study to Media with minors in Music and French. I am passionate about mindful and musical radio programming, dynamically prepared food (preferably on the spicy side) and entertaining my Siamese cat.