The Junkers at the AAJMS Spring 2010 Gala

May 23rd, 2010 in blog     
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Here are many of the AAJMS crew members on the night of the gala.
Elena welcomed the guests at the entrance. Proceeds benefited this years Freedom to Fly Charity.
The house was packed!
Shoppers found their junk treasures while the musical stylings of Mark Dennis Anderson played in the background.
Special guest, Beth Dooley, gave a delicious cooking demonstration.
Kim and her colleagues from Rockler demonstrated some of their fabulous products!
Volunteer Melissa showed off the raffle prizes and helped people with their purchases.
Junker Carolyn, Sue of JUNKMARKET Style, Kathy of Sylvias Vintage Daughter, & vendor Terri showed some junk love to the camera.
Vendor Laurel of Chipping Charm and her sister Anna shopped it up.
Vendor Jan Berg and Lani of Cottage Elements stopped to give me a smile.
Our two world-class jewelry designers...Shayne of Style Minneapolis and Gretchen of Mimi-Torias Designs.
Lani of Cottage Elements with ALL FOUR of the JunkFest girls!! Its true. We got all four of them together in one place! And I have the photo to prove it!
Here are many of the AAJMS crew members on the night of the gala.

Here are many of the AAJMS crew members on the night of the gala.

Junking is about more than junk. It's really about the people. These are some of the faces at the AAJMS Spring 2010 Opening Night Gala. It was a blowout event with music, food, friends, and junk galore.

More photos to come...


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Comments (10)

junkermidge writes: Amy, your pictures are wonderful! Thank you so much for sharing them with all of us. It looks like it was an amazing time.
Midge Posted: 10:05 am on May 26th
chippingcharm writes: More great pictures Amy! My sister Anna was my "date" and we had an amazing time! So fun to see/meet so many of my "junk friends" in real life! Laurel Posted: 5:22 pm on May 25th
MimiToria writes: I've not met a more wonderful group of friends such as my "junker friends"... Thank you all for being a part of my life and to Sue for making it all happen. :) It's been through Junk Market Style website that all of these wonderful and treasured friendships have come to be. Bless you dear Sue!
Mimitoria's Designs Posted: 12:58 pm on May 25th
RustyDiva writes: What a beautiful group!!!! Posted: 10:31 am on May 24th
Heavenly_Treasures writes: AMY,
Thank's for sharing your pictures.You have great talent and are blessed in so many ways.What I like about all of this is the friendships we develop with each other. I'm glad that you all had fun even though their was alot of work that went into this.GOD BLESS YOU ALL.Robert. Posted: 8:40 am on May 24th
SweetMelissa writes: We had such a wonderful time at the Gala, and out for an evening with a great bunch of junk lovers like us! Great getting together with our junking friends and so glad we had the opportunity to finally meet a few more! just never know which way the ND wind will blow us next!!!

Missy-SweetMelissa of JunkFest Posted: 12:31 am on May 24th
Prior writes: Oh, I enjoyed these pics, looks like a great time! Lezlee Posted: 10:33 pm on May 23rd
shabbychick writes: Amy - LOVE the pics - and looking back at our first big night at AAJMS! What a great event to be a part of...I know there was a ton of work that went into making the gala and sale the huge success that it was - teamwork at its best!!

Thanks for sharing! :)

Hugs, Kathy

P.S. Meeting the FOUR junkfest girls was one of the highlights of my trip! (Working on getting them to visit us in Ohio...) Posted: 10:19 pm on May 23rd
MimiToria writes: Wow Amy! It was fun to see what went on at the Gala Event, since I didn't make it past my jewelry space all night. :) Busy selling, I was, which was a good thing.
Your photos are great and so fun to look at. Thanks for sharing your awesome photography talent with us all.
It was such a fun night!
Gretchen Posted: 8:59 pm on May 23rd
alicemom writes: Amy,
Thanks for the super pictures!
smiles, alice Posted: 7:41 pm on May 23rd
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