Thursday, December 11, 2008

A Holiday "Mitzvah" or Good Deed: Send a Local 4 Year Old Brain Tumor Survivor a Card

Marjorie O'Roarke shared this with us and we hope you will consider participating and passing it along to others who may too. To me, the holidays are all about reaching out into the darkest time of year to share love, family and friends and break the routine to express joy and gratitude for the many things to be thankful for. Celebration can come in many forms. Reaching out to a brave and life afirming little girl who you have never met? Why NOT!

Send 4 year old, brian tumor survivor, Hannah Garman a card. No matter your creed, this little girl will appreciate hearing from you. She has had two surgeries for her tumor at Hershey Med. and she is adapting to her shunt at home. Hannah lost her Mom to cancer two years ago, but she and her Dad, Darin, Sister, Brittany, and Brother, Jordan would love to hear from you. She loves opening cards and friends and family have joined together to shower her with cards this holiday season. To learn more about her visit:

Send to: (we will supply a card free if you come into the gallery and ask about Hannah's Card Project).

Hannah Garman, Darin, Brittany and Jordan

704 Orchard Rd. Lititz, PA 17543

Music Friday December CHRISTMAS PARTY

The Gallery 141 Christmas party merges with a listening room Music Friday. Two acoustic acts will be our 6 thirty and 7 thirty performances. Frank Amanze singer, songwrite plays a mix of unexpected acoustic covers and from his new CD. Check his site for a preview. A bunch of our artists are going out of town and won't make the party but it still should be a fun evening of food, drink and live music. More updates as music gigs and times are confirmed.

December First Friday Cold Hands Hot band!

When we heard The Big Dirty we couldn't wait to book them for a gig at the gallery. December was our date and they did not disappoint. They chose to rock it in the courtyard and it was great! Iron Hill provided three varieties of home brew: India Pale Ale, Vienna, and Saison. We want to get the word out that they are another great place to go after First Friday venues are closed for dinner and a brew. They serve dinner til eleven and a bar menu til one am. Nancy Conlon brought her amazingly priced and wimsical lamp glass arts including tiny christmas trees and lots of ornaments including snow men, balls and beautiful icicles. Kristie was on hand with more of her hand made items...check out her ebay store...Sculptured Windows! Ben and Kaylin were our featured artists and they brought new work as always yet again stunning. Sanderson Images had the photo booth running. You gotta try this some time. You take your own photos of yourselves...individuals, couples, groups. You go on line and if you love it you can buy it to support charity and if not, have a laugh, and zap it to oblivion with the touch of a finger! This was a great fun First Friday in spite of a late start and bitter cold.