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246. Good Works: Potter’s House Leaders Bring Stories of Hope to Barrington

246. Good Works: Potter’s House Leaders Bring Stories of Hope to Barrington

  • Posted by Courtney Quigley
  • On October 5, 2013
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  It’s a busy weekend for Barrington High School senior, Courtney Quigley!  Not only is she this year’s BHS Homecoming Queen, the organization she founded, Hope’s in Style, is hosting a special event in Barrington tomorrow to introduce guests to the leaders of Potter’s House International who are in town from Guatemala. Potter’s House is the organization Courtney has spent the past few summers helping in their mission to assist and find homes for families and children living in Guatemala City’s garbage dump. They will share their story and show you how Potter’s House is changing the lives of, not only the garbage dump’s residents, but also their volunteers like Courtney […]
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27. Students Host Fashion Fundraiser for Guatemalan Family

27. Students Host Fashion Fundraiser for Guatemalan Family

  • Posted by Courtney Quigley
  • On February 19, 2013
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If you’ve been reading our posts here at 365Barrington.com for a while, you know we love to write about upcoming events and the people behind the many things to do in Barrington.  Today, we’re taking a new approach.  In a new series called Good Works, we’ll be inviting guest writers to share posts about people helping others and ways we can get involved. Our first guest post is from a Barrington High School Junior named Courtney Quigley.  We asked Courtney to share, in her own words, the experience that motivated her to organize a fashion show fundraiser in Barrington this weekend.  The purpose of the event is to help build a home […]
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Barrington Area Teens Fundraise for Family in Guatemala: “Hope’s In Style” Fashion Show on February 24

Barrington Area Teens Fundraise for Family in Guatemala: “Hope’s In Style” Fashion Show on February 24

  • Posted by Courtney Quigley
  • On February 1, 2013
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  Fashion and compassion will work hand-in-hand on February 24, 1- 4 p.m., when Barrington High School students present a charity fashion show called “Hope’s In Style” at the Garlands Center for The Performing Arts, 1000 Garlands Lane, Barrington, Ill. All proceeds from the event will go to Potter’s House Association to build a house for 8-year-old Monica Morales and her seven family members who are currently living in squalor conditions at the Guatemala City garbage dump in Guatemala. The idea for this event was born when Barrington High School junior Courtney Quigley, interned for a month in Guatemala with Potter’s House, an organization that helps more than 11,000 people currently living in […]
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Hope’s in Style hosted Potter’s House leadership from Guatemala

Hope’s in Style hosted Potter’s House leadership from Guatemala

  • Posted by Courtney Quigley
  • On January 9, 2013
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Hope’s in Style, the local organization that supports the Potter’s House effort in Guatemala, hosted an event last Sunday at the Garland’s. Potter’s House co-founder Gladys Guitz and President Edgar Guitz were there to present the organization to those who are unaware of what they do and whom they serve. They also took part in thanking the local efforts of volunteers from this area. For information regarding Potter’s House go to Pottershouse.org. Teens that were on the trip last summer were part of a panel discussing their experiences and how the trip changed the way they look at themselves and life. Over 100 people attended the reception and presentation. New […]
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