Thursday, November 18, 2010

Please help a dear friend of mine, Artwalk for Annie

Artwalk for Annie, Save the date! December 7, 2010Most of you aware that Annie Salness suffered a stroke on October 14th.  Annie is an amazing woman, wife, mother of four children, artist and friend. She has made remarkable progress in these past few weeks and many of you have asked how you can help Annie and her family.


With characteristic modesty, Annie Salness signs her masterful "slice of life" paintings just ........."Annie". Last month Annie Salness, wife- mother-artist, suffered a severe stroke that has damaged her right side and impaired her speech. Annie was alone when she had the stroke and it was several hours before anyone found her. Thankfully, a lot of progress has been made, but there is a long road of rehabilitation ahead. "Artwalk for Annie" seeks to help the Salness family with medical expenses and we hope you will join us. Share an sparkling evening of beautiful art donated specifically for this event from many of Annie’s talented friends and colleagues, bring your checkbook, do some Christmas shopping, purchase some of Annie’s art or simply make a donation—all proceeds will go directly toward medical expenses.
"Art Walk for Annie", Tuesday, December 7, 6:30-8:30 pm Sunset Presbyterian Church Lobby 14986 NW Cornell Road (xHwy 26, by Phoenix Inn and Arco Station) Portland OR 97229

To find out the many ways you can help or to donate go
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Save the date and please forward this invitation to all your contacts.

Annie’s art blog: 


(Top photo) Getting Ready to Ride by Annie Salness (Winner, Bold Brush Painting Competition Outstanding Acrylic 2009), Photo 2: Annie Salness
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