Join Mighty Strong Girls for a special "Be Yourself Harvest Party"
and fundraiser from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31 at The Farm, in rural
Come in costume or come as you are and have fun dressing up,
"letting your inner self shine." There will be temporary hair dye,
makeup artists and a photo booth with lots of hats, wigs and other
The celebration also includes a bonfire with hot dogs, s'mores
and special activities designed just for preteen and teen girls. A
conversation ball pit will be on-site, too
The cost is just $6, but those attending may want to bring some
extra cash. A craft will be available for $2 more, and Mighty Strong
Girls magazines will be for sale for $7 each.
"This alternative event on Halloween night is a chance for girls
to have fun with one another and celebrate their uniqueness," said
Jan Koch, vice president of the Mighty Strong Girls board of
directors. "When they leave, they will have great memories of a fun
night and a better appreciation of their own beauty."
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An announcement of the event said: "Make plans now to do
something wholesome and fun on Halloween night. Bring a group, bring
a friend and come to celebrate and be empowered."
The Farm is a bed-and-breakfast with gardens and gift shop 2
miles east of Illinois Route 97, about halfway between Springfield
and Petersburg, at 21648 Old Farm Ave. For a map and more
information, check out their website at
To learn more about the faith-based Mighty Strong Girls, go to
[Text from file received from
Mighty Strong Girls]