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August 6, 2012  

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The 2012
International Gathering
of Friends and Champions
was a HUGE success
thanks in part
to the contributions
of the llama community!

The 2012 International Gathering of Friends and Champions
June 15-17, 2012, in Des Moines, IA

The ILR Promotions' Committee
would like to thank each and every one
 of the contributors to the
Gathering Promo Events

The 'Chinese Auction' Donors:

Margaret Drew - custom design screen printing package.
Hank Kauffman - scroll saw princess clock
Gordon and Pam Jensen - electric spinning wheel
Greg and Debbie Shellabarger - llama dinnerware for four
Gayle Dumas - one of a kind gourd basket w/ Gathering logo

Some of the Auction Items

The 'Silent Auction' Donors:

Daniel Kirchner, Penny Lage, Vicki Goble, Pat Rishel, Mike and Wendy Gerken, Gordon and Pam Jensen, Ken Austin, Ingrid's Custom Rugs, Northwest Fiber Group, Patti Morgan, Julie Larson, Barb Baker

The Bake Sale 'Tastes' Donors:

Countless people contributed home baked items as well as specialty items that were immediate hits with the exhibitors and visitors Everyone who purchased a tasty treat was very complimentary of the selection available and the skills of the contributors. 

Some of the Bake Sale Yummies

The 'Treasures' Donors:

As a result of the contributions from the llama community, the Treasures were a huge success and will be back next year with even more items! Thank you to all who donated their 'treasures'!

Next year the ILR Promotions' Committee will make every effort to offer new and interesting items as well as more tasty treats from the terrific bakers and cooks that are a part of the llama industry. Be sure to check out what is available and come ready for some wonderful surprises.

See you at the 2013 International Gathering of Friends and Champions!

ILR ~ ~ PO Box 8, Kalispell, MT  59903 ~ (406) 755-3438

Alone we struggle; TOGETHER we thrive!