Denim to Diamonds Fashion Show Held on March 26, 2011

The event was a great success.   Thanks to everyone who came to support Soy for Life Foundation and Chyrsalis Foundation.  We appreciate you!



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Linda Funk

Soy for Life Foundation



Denim to Diamonds Fashion Show to be Held March 26, 2011


Ankeny, Iowa — Help is on the way for working women who want to transform their look from daytime uniforms to evening glamour!  “Denim to Diamonds – A Fashion Show for Real Women” is planned for Saturday, March 26, offering fashions, ideas, and looks from simple to sensational.  The event will be held from 1:30 to 5 pm (fashion show at 2:30 pm) at the Fort Des Moines Museum, 75 East Army Post Road in Des Moines.

Featuring fashions from Dress Barn, the event is being sponsored by Bridgestone America’s Tire Operation Ag Division and the Marine Corps League Auxiliary as a benefit for the Chrysalis Foundation and the Soy for Life Foundation.

In addition to the fashion show featuring Bridgestone women’s leadership circle members, guests will enjoy refreshments, wine tasting, and a unique marketplace of vendors including crafts, jewelry, artwork, and other special products and services.  Tickets for the event are $20; those purchasing tickets by Friday, March 14 will be eligible for a drawing for a total makeover including hairstyling, makeup, and fashions.

For tickets or for more information, please call the Chrysalis Foundation at 255-1853, e-mail, or check the website:

The Chrysalis Foundation of Des Moines is the only public foundation of Greater Des Moines dedicated exclusively to girls and women. It provides resources to support leadership and economic empowerment for girls and women in Polk, Warren and Dallas Counties in Central Iowa.

The Soy for Life Foundation provides information and resources about the benefits of soy in a healthy and enjoyable lifestyle. For more information, contact Linda Funk by calling (515) 334-1041, email to, or visit the website