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Huge thanks to Chloe James Lifestyle

We must thank Chloe James Lifestyle for a wonderful fashion show event last week. They raised over £1000 for us again, huge thanks to all that attended, modelled and / or bought a raffle ticket.

A special thank you to Donna and her team at Chloe James Lifestyle for their continued support and all the hard work that went into making last Wednesday a huge success.

If you haven’t yet visited their lovely wonky Tudor shop at 12 the High Street St Albans then you really are missing out. It is the perfect place to get that something special, and with Christmas coming up it is the ideal location to find that gift you have been searching for! Take a look at their website http://chloejameslifestyle.co.uk/ too, the shop is crammed to the rafters with lovely things!

Thanks again Chloe James and all those super St Albans people, from all of us here.

The Crescent Team

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More events coming up this month and next as we move towards World Aids Day

Dear all,

Apologies for the delay in updating the blog, things have been very busy of late. We have a number of exciting events coming up in the next few months.

First is a charity cake baking competition with the wonderful Bakehouse St Albans as part of the Harpenden and St Albans Food festival this month. Are you the next budding amateur baker in the district? Think you bake the chocolatiest chocolate cake in the city? The best biscuits in town? If so, why not enter for your chance to be one of 20 bakers competing each day.

See the Bakehouse website for more details and an application form http://www.localbakehouse.co.uk/bakeoff/4590388035 Each day from the 27th of September a charity will be the nominated recipient of funds raised at the event as cakes submitted will be sold after the judging process with proceeds going to the charity of the day. We will be taking part on the 29th of September so grab that self raising flour and whisk up a marvel for us if you can !

On the 14th of October there will be another fashion show with the fabulous Chloe James Lifestyle store at the Cote Brasserie in the High Street in St Albans from 7.30pm. Tickets will be on sale shortly from Chloe James store at 12 The High Street 01727 843431 http://chloejameslifestyle.co.uk/ or email enquiries@chloejameslifestyle.co.uk Always a very popular event !

On the 5th of December we will be having another busking day and awareness event for World Aids Day. This will be at the clock tower in St Albans High Street as before, A free event for all. A full running list of performers will follow shortly but do make time to come along on the day if you can. More details will be published as we finalise the running order but we expect that the event will run from 11am to around 4pm. If you would like to help out on the day with collections or information distribution please do let us know on 01727 842532 or email info@thecrescent.org.uk.

We are also pleased to see that Barnet Council are now offering a postal HIV testing service very similar to ours, it is a pity that Herts County Council won’t fund this here, and makes it all the more imperative that we raise funds to keep going. Please if you can come along to any of the events in the next few months we would be very grateful. Without your support and generosity we cannot do what we do!

As ever thanks for your support

The Crescent Team

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Our Open Day 21st September – A Great Success !

Dear all,

Our open day last weekend was a really great event filled with good music, lots and lots of lovely homemade goodies, and a great crowd of people. We Were especially honoured to have the Mayor of St Albans City and District Councillor Geoff Haines attend, along with his Mayoress Moira, as well as the Bishop of St Albans, and the Sub Dean of the Abbey Church and Cathedral of St Alban too.

We must say big thanks to Denise Parsons for organising the bands, and of course to the musicians themselves, Tom Craven, Emma McGrath, Steve Dagleish, Neil Stanton and the lovely Starseedz who all donated their time and great skills to ensure the crowd was well entertained. You may see many of these acts again at our forthcoming Busking day in December so keep watching this space for more details on that.

We would also like to thank Emma’s Mum, Kate, our very own Fran and Sarah, for their hard work baking all the tasty treats on offer, and to our volunteers for helping put the day together, and for clearing up afterwards ! Thanks also to all you lovely people who came along, enjoyed cake and the music and found out more about the Crescent and our work. We also raised an amazing £500 on the day with more donations coming in as we type !

Further thanks to Radio Verulam and Lee Evans for the many photographs and interviews with staff and supporters which took place on the day too. A link to some of the many wonderful pictures and a video of our very supportive Mayor can be found here http://www.leeevansvideo.co.uk/first-joint-news-and-filming-event-goes-well-at-the-crescent-st-albans/

We have many events planned for the rest of 2014 including a concert and a busking day, plus a Christmas market cabin by the Cathedral and a huge event is planned for World Aids Day with a high profile exhibition at the Cathedral during November and December… keep watching this space !

Next week (Thursday 02 October from 7pm) we have our fashion show with Chloe James Lifestyle at the Cote Brasserie which is almost sold out, but even if it is, or you cannot make the date, there is a raffle with some simply marvellous prizes some worth £100’s so you could always buy a ticket or two ! Call Donna or Maria at Chloe James on 01727 843431, email enquiries@chloejameslifestyle.co.uk or call into the store at 12 High Street St Albans.

Thanks again for your support

The Crescent Team

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The Crescent Continues! Another article in PositiveLite this week

We are pleased to have another article published in Positive Lite this week. They have been covering our story for the last few years and so here is our latest update for you;

http://positivelite.com/component/zoo/item/the-crescent-continues

More news follows !

A fashion show for our benefit is being held at the Cote Brasserie High Street St Albans on 02 October from 7.30. Organised by Chloe James Lifestyle Store, tickets available from their shop at no 12 High Street St Albans, by email enquiries@chloejameslifestyle.co.uk, or 01727 843431. Please order yours quickly as the last event sold out !

Thanks for your continued support,

The Crescent Team

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Photos From The Fashion Show with Chloe James Lifestyle

Hi All,

Here are just some of the photos from the fashion show at the Cote Brasserie with Chloe James Lifestyle. It was a fantastic night raising funds and awareness of HIV too. We are hugely grateful to the staff and customers of Chloe James for making the event such a success.

Next event coming up is at the town hall on 30th May, details to come soon but get ready for a party with a difference… keep watching this space but keep the evening free..

Thanks for your continued support as ever,

The Crescent Team

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Huge Thanks To Chloe James Lifestyle

Hi All,

The fundraising event and fashion show last night was an amazing success, having sold out earlier in the week still more people came along on the night it seems. Raffle tickets sold well too and are still on sale for the next few days at the Chloe James shop in the High Street or by phone on 01727 843431. Lots of fantastic prizes all donated by amazingly generous local businesses.

We must say a huge thank you to everyone who came last night, or bought a raffle ticket, donated a prize, provided services for the models or generally gave up their time to help out. The most important thanks go to the staff, models, and customers, of Chloe James Lifestyle and the Cote Brasserie for all of the hard work that went into organising the event and inviting us to participate.

Such a lovely night and proof that St Albans is a vibrant and caring city full of generous people.

Thank you one and all,

The Crescent Team

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Rachel Dilley Featured in Womans Own Magazine & On The Cover !

Hi All,

Rachel features in Womans Own magazine talking about her life with HIV in this week’s edition out now. We will post a link to the article when available!

Tickets for tomorrow night’s fashion show are all sold out but you can still get raffle tickets from Chloe James store in the high street, lots of wonderful prizes, so call now to get your ticket call 01727 843431 or email enquiries@chloejameslifestyle.co.uk

Many thanks for your ongoing support

The Crescent Team

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