Thursday, December 9, 2010

12.9.10: Give the Gift of El Paso at oLo Gallery

Creative Kids Inc. celebrates it’s 10-year anniversary with a shopping night

On Thursday, December 16, 2010, Creative Kids Inc. is celebrating it’s 10-year anniversary of empowering El Paso youth through the arts. Creative Kids is celebrating with a special shopping night where unique items designed by the youth in program will be for sale. Items include: silkscreened scarves, organic t-shirts, bags, tea towels, corrugated luminarios, castles and playhouses as well as vases and candleholders. With a ten-dollar donation, shoppers will receive a print. There will also be a raffle of the children’s artwork and a one-of-a –kind Christmas tree. 100% of the proceeds will be reinvested back into the Creative Kids organization.

Creative Kids Inc. is 501(c)(3) non-profit community-based art organization whose mission is to empower youth through the arts. Creative Kids engages students in visual arts, culinary skills and graphic design. Creative Kids mentosr over 700 youth throughout the year that include: disadvantaged/”at-risk” youth, children with disabilities and children battling cancer.

“This year, as Creative Kids embarks on its ten-year anniversary, it is important to recognize the El Paso community for their continued support. Creative Kids believes that the arts should be an essential part of a child’s life experience, and we ensure children who otherwise would not have the opportunity to have these creative outlets is made available to them.” Andrea Gates-Ingle, Executive Director and Co-Founder of Creative Kids Inc.

oLo Shopping Night:
Date: Thursday, December 16, 2010
Time: 5:00-8:00 p.m.
Location: Creative Kids – oLo Gallery, 504 San Francisco Ave (Union Plaza District)

Give the Gift of El Paso

Starting Dec. 1, this blog will list 23 days of gifts with El Paso flair so that you can give the gift of El Paso this holiday season. Send your gift ideas to

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