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Wine, Women and Shoes: Amazing, Powerful, and FUN!

Visit the Wine Women & Shoes Photo Gallery HERE.

Wow!  Never in the history of Napa Emergency Women's Services (NEWS) has there been such an outpouring of support, as there was at Wine Women & Shoes event this past Saturday, July 28.

Guests entered through the red-carpeted Carriage House onto the oak filled lawn at Charles Krug Winery. The number of volunteers seemed to equal the population of the town of Yountville! 

From the food, wine and Marketplace vendors, to the amazing “Shoe Guys”, everyone was in the spirit of working for a cause so near and dear to my heart, helping survivors of domestic violence and sexual abuse. 

The afternoon ended with a Helen Lyall Fashion Show that was incredible. From swim wear to gowns and everything in between, the models rocked the runway. 

There were so many highlights; and I would like to mention just a few. 

First, Jackie Rubin, our St. Helena Chief of Police, did a fabulous job as Auctioneer, and David Aten, our Event planner, made putting on a huge event look effortless.

Our Chair Women, Katie Somple and Jennie Thayer gave up a good chunk of their lives over the past few months to organize the event filled with friendship and fun.

Mostly, I was incredibly moved by our guests, who were mostly women. Many of them came to support their “sisters” and children, who had suffered domestic and/or sexual abuse.

The power of women helping other women is a wonderful thing, and the guests at Wine Women & Shoes gave with all their hearts.

On behalf of everyone at NEWS, we are deeply humbled by the support we felt at this magical event. I would like to extend our deepest thanks and gratitude to each and every person who made this event such an overwhelming success. 

Tracy Lamb
Executive Director

See "Wine, Women & Shoes raises $80,000-plus for local nonprofit" by Michal Nissenson in the St. Helena Star.

Click More Details to see our list of all the wonderful sponsors, partners, businesses, and people who donated to this event.

 Thank You to our Presenting Sponsor

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Thank You to our Generous Sponsors

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Thank You to our Fabulous Fashion Partners
Helen Lyall  •  Dana Davis  •  Diana Kelly  •  Baker Street Scott Lyall  •  Toss Designs  Shaw Shoes
Kevin Friedman  •  Lisa Mackey  •  Monique Van Blitter  •  Nihsima  •  Tass Jewelry Design
Penelope Paintings    UB Chic    Zenobia    Azusa

Thank You to our Sip-sational Winery Partners    
Charles Krug Winery  • Peju  •  Conn Creek Winery  •  Clif Family Winery  •  Lorenza Rose
Tres Sabores  •  Raymond Winery  •  Cakebread Cellars  •  Joel Gott Wines  •  Shadowbox Cellars
Pina Napa Valley  •  Silver Oak  •  Swanson Vineyards  •  Ceja Vineyards  •  St. Supery    Beringer
Summers Estate Wines  •  Paloma Vineyard  •  Schramsberg  •  Black Coyote Wines

Thank you to our Food Partners
Auberge Du Soleil    Beringer    Bistro Don Giovanni    Bistro Jeanty    Cole's Chop House    Celedon
Compadres Rio Grill    Fish Story    Hurley's Restaurant    Kinyon Culinary Services
La Toque    Laura Chenel Chevre    Marin French Cheese    Oakville Grocery

Thank you to our Dedicated Committee Chairs
Jennie Thayer (Co-chair) • Katie Somple (Co-chair)
Allie Shull • Andrew Healy • Anna Nickolatos • Cathy D’Angelo Holmes
Danielle SchmitzDiane Bishofberger • Edie Kausch • Gail Silverman • Heather Piazza
Ida BruceJoan D’Angelo • Julie Rayner • Julie Ross • Karen Calhoun • Laurie Puzo
Linda HamiltonLisa Batto • Nancy Bradley • Nancy Mott • Nicole Naslund • Randy Gnagy
Rebekah Barr • Rebekah Weeman • Taylor McDaniel • Velva Felton

 Thank you to our Beautiful Fashion Show Models
sponsored by Perfect Puree
Kendall Asmuth • Oscar Azalea Aguilar • Dalia Ceja • Katie Finn • Ryan Hill
Nicole HillDavid JamesKim Lam • Holly Mason • Paulette Mitchell
Laurie Nigliazzo • Allie PhelpsJulie Richardson Samantha Rudd
John TruchardMichele Truchard • Richard Von Saal • Tricia Williams

Thank you to our Hair Stylists & Make-up Artists
Fanny Woo (Coordinator)
• Caryn Kuykendall-Dado
• Salon Glorio - Nancy Glorio, Kendall Mund, Mari Cruz, Sandra del Casale, Laura Behrens
• Bloom Creative Hair Design - Tiffanie Christensen & Kathleen Wade
• Studio B - Kevin Brown, Courtney Conner, Andrea Limon, Angela Imrie
• Juice Beauty - Rosalind Hopper • Amanda Peck Phelps

Thank you to our Charming Shoe Guys
sponsored by Napa Valley Wealth Managment
Shawn Baker, Massage ServicesSteve Brady, Megandina Cellars
Bill Chiat, Ca. Association of Local Agency Formation Commissions
Colin Craft, DesignerKelly Crane, Napa Valley Wealth Management
Alec Cummings, Silver Oak CellarsBrett Dashe, Box.comDan Darden, SEO Freelance
James Darden, BottegaMyles Davis, Myles Davis Electrical
Sean Dempsey, Vintage Inn and Villagio Inn & SpaBrian Dodd, Napa Printing & Graphics
Doug Fraggi, Cakebread CellarsJim Gladfeldter, Alta Mesa Group, CPA
Jason Hart, Trinchero Family EstatesJay Howard, Velo VinoGordon Huether, Gordon Huether Studio
Greg Knittle, Knittel ConstructionPeter Mott, SunmasterMark A. Navarro, Navarro Studio
Will Phelps, Joseph Phelps VineyardsSean Quinn, Tudal family Winery
Steve Reynolds, Reynolds Family WineryNader Safinya, Creative Designer
Fred Sconberg, Tamber Bey VineyardsEmerson Simon, Treefort Winery
Christophe Smith, Titus VineyardsStephen Thayer, GENTS Barber Shop
Ian White, 7 x 7 MagazineTodd White, EntrepreneurSean Wickersham, RPM Mortgage

Thank you to our Swag Bag Donors
sponsored by Joseph Phelps Winery
Napa Nuts • Clif Family • Napa Valley Marriott • Meritage SPA TERRA
Napa Valley Wealth ManagementTeddi L Hosman • Compadres Rio Grille • Wilson Daniels
In PinkSalon Glorio • 7x7 Magazine • St. Helena Hospital • Popchips

Thank you to our Generous Live and Silent Auction Donors
49ers FoundationAce CleanersAckerman Family Vineyards
Aesthetic Surgery Center of Napa Valley (Dr. John Zimmerman & SpaVenus)
Alan’s Studio Off MainAny Length StudioAmanda Phelps Makeup
Amica Studios - Fitness for WomenAnders-Lane Artisan WinesAnn Ernish
Artesta Vineyards & WineryBANK Cafe and BarBeringer Vineyards
Black Coyote WinesBruce Saunders ConstructionCakebread CellarsCalifornia Closets
Carneros Wine CompanyCeja VineyardsCharles Krug WineryClif Family Winery
Clos PegaseConn Creek WineryCulinary Institute of America at Greystone
Daisy Clothing BoutiqueDavid’s JewelersDog WorldEagle & Rose Inn
Ebersole ConstructionElizabeth Spencer WinesEmerald Day Spa
Farmstead RestaurantFlatsFleury Estate WineryFreemark Abby Winery
Gundlach Bundschu WineryHeaven & EarthHighway 12 WineryThe Home Depot
Jackie RubinJames WestJoel Gott WinesKaren Wynn NailsKen Bankson Painting
Kevin Friedman/Frankli WildKlass CleanersKnight Wine Tours & Adventure Travel
Knittel ConstructionLaird Family EstateLark Creek Restaurant Group
Lauren & Bob AckermanLong Meadow Ranch WineryLorenza Rose
LPGA Teaching Professional – Sandy Nickerson WestLunariaMayacama
Meadowood Napa ValleyMolly ChappelletMyles Davis ElectricNails D’Jour
Napa Wholistic Massage & Bowen TherapyNapa Valley Hand Car Wash
Napa Valley Tours & TransportationNapa Valley Vacuum & Sewing
Napa Valley Vintage HomeOlivier Napa ValleyOn the VineOxbow Market
Paloma VineyardPatti Wessman - Glass ArtistPeju Province WineryPilates Napa Valley
Pink Girl WinesRMS DesignsRandy GnagyRaymond VineyardsRobert Biale Vineyards
Robert Craig WineryShadowBox CellarsSimpleblissSmiths St. Helena Pharmacy
Shadowbox CellarsSommers Estate WinesSonoma International Film Festival
SportaboutSt. Supéry Estate Vineyard & WinerySwanson Vineyards
SynergyTass Jewelry DesignTeddi Hosman DesignsThe Blues Jean Bar
The Carneros InnThe Christopher Hill GalleryThe Harvest InnToss Designs
Tres Sobores WineryTrisha Tortolani Skin CareUncorked @ OxbowVan Winden Landscaping
Von Saal Design BuildVictoria Mimiaga - Pet Portraits By CommissionVillagio Inn & Spa
Vineyard 29Wine Art Life - Penelope MooreWoodhouse Barbecue

Thank you to our Tireless Volunteers!
Lauren AckermanMelinda AdamsJulia AllenDavid AtenMarci AtkinsonBill Bennett
Wendy BennettKara BentonAlessandra BoscarinoBruce BradleyJena BradleyNancy Bradley
Angela BriggsIda BruceVicky CardoneLynn CarrikerGina CerdaSarah DelCampo
Katelyn DuarteTeri EversonVelva FeltonMargaret FriedrichPatty GaraventaRandy Gnagy
Debbie GreeneDebbie HansonCorrina HaugenMelissa HawksJenny Heinzen
Cathy D'Angelo HolmesTeddi HosmanEdie KauschJune KirkpatrickJudy LevinLisa Lewis
Nicole MarinoCecily MasonTaylor McDanielYessenia MendezJudith MerwinPenelope Moore
Nancy MottNicole NaslundAnna NickolatosMichal NissensonDeb OberlinMaricela Ochoa
Cata ParkhurstMaricella PelayoAndrea PhelpsHeather PiazzaJulie Raynor
Sandy ReJulie RichardsonJulie RossJulie SantiagoWonona SchmidtDanielle Schmitz
Lee SchwabLacey ScootPat ShieryErik ShumakerJessica SilverGail Silverman
Pam SimpsonKass SimonLisa SkinnerEmily SompleKatie SompleOlivia Soto
Jennie Thayer Lisa VizzaKristine WaldenburgBen WebsterDenise WeinertEmily Williams