yoga, renewal, spring break, neahtawanta inn, sally van vleck, old mission peninsula, peninsula township, old mission, old mission michigan, old mission gazette, puerto rico, fundraiser
quaff and nosh, chateau chantal, old mission gazette, old mission peninsula, old mission wineries, wineries of old mission peninsula, old mission, old mission michigan, peninsula township, wineries
Old Mission Peninsula, Old Mission Peninsula Holiday Gift Guide, OMP Holiday Gift Guide, Old Mission Gazette, Old Mission, Old Mission Michigan, Peninsula Township, Old Mission Gifts

Sally Van Vleck, owner of the Neahtawanta Inn (and my longtime yoga teacher) is hosting a yoga fundraiser on Saturday. Proceeds will benefit Puerto Rico following the devastation left by Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria in September of 2017.

Help Support Old Mission Gazette - Click Here

This special benefit yoga class will take place on Saturday, Jan. 6, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Neahtawanta Inn. Call Sally at (231) 223-7315 to reserve a spot, and feel free to spread the word to your friends.

Bring a donation of your choice. All funds will go directly to the organization “Unidos Por Puerto Rico” (United for Puerto Rico),  an initiative brought forth by the First Lady of Puerto Rico, Beatriz Rosselló, in collaboration with the private sector.

Advertisements
walt and susan's old barn antiques, old mission peninsula, old mission peninsula antiques, old mission history, old mission gazette, susan feiger, walt feiger, peninsula township

If you are unable to attend the yoga class, you’re invited to make a tax-deductible donation. If you’d like to be part of the group donation, make checks out to “Unidos Por Puerto Rico,” and drop them off or mail them to the Neahtawanta Inn, 1308 Neahtawanta Road, Traverse City, MI 49686.

You’re also welcome to donate directly online at the “Unidos Por Puerto Rico” website. Click here for more info or to donate directly.

The purpose of “Unidos Por Puerto Rico” is to provide aid and support to those affected by the hurricanes, and 100 percent of the proceeds will go to help support the victims, ease their suffering, and help to rebuild their lives.

As of the end of 2017, 45 percent of households on the island were still without electricity. According to this report in USA Today, the town of Ciales, one of the island’s 78 municipalities, is still totally without electricity, and no towns in Puerto Rico have had their power networks completely restored.

Check out the powerful video below which shows not only the devastation that Puerto Ricans are facing, but also the spirit and resilience of the people.

And a big thank you to yoga student Dylis Garcia, who has family in Puerto Rico, for working with Sally to help organize the fundraiser.

secret garden at brys estate, brys estate pumpkins, secret garden pumpkins, eileen brys, patrick brys, old mission gazette, old mission peninsula, old mission peninsula pumpkins, peninsula township, old mission, old mission michigan, brys estate

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.