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7th Annual Refashion For Life Charity Fashion Show Announced

July 10, 2014

Planning is underway for the seventh annual “Refashion for Life” on Wed., Aug. 20, from 5:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. at Callen Construction’s Muskego Showroom and company grounds, S63 W13131 Janesville Rd. The charity event will benefit CommonGround Ministry/Elena’s House, with Callen Construction serving as the event’s presenting sponsor.

“Refashion for Life” will feature a fashion show combining the newest looks in early and late fall apparel with fashionable products for the home, including countertops, cabinetry, windows, plumbing and light fixtures, flooring, and hardware.

In addition to the runway show, there will also be a silent and voice auction featuring entertainment and sporting tickets, boutique certificates, and more. Saz’s Catering will provide small plate appetizers and desserts, with music by the Mr. Lucky Light Syndicate. There will also be cooking demonstrations in the Callen showroom featuring Thermador sponsored by Grand Appliance, as well as a dance showcase in the showroom and on the runway stage by Fred Astaire Dance Studios professionals.

Bjorn Nasset, fashion expert for Goodwill and creator of Fashion Farmboy, will coordinate the fashion show and serve as the emcee. Fashion show participants include Barcelona Artful Living, Fashion Farmboy, J. HILBURN, Lela, Urban Laundry, and Youphoric Clothing.

Tickets are $40 and are on sale at Parking and free shuttle service is available at Saint Paul’s Lutheran Church, S66 W14325 Janesville Rd., (just west of Callen’s Muskego showroom). There is no parking available on or around the Callen showroom grounds.

All proceeds support the programs offered by CommonGround Ministry/Elena’s House in Wauwatosa, which provides physical, spiritual, and emotional support to people infected with and affected by HIV/AIDS. Elena’s House, offering a holistic ministry that is both personal and communal, is a home for four to five people that wish to reside in a safe and supportive living environment. CommonGround Ministry is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization funded through the contributions of individuals, organizations, and foundations.

Additional sponsors include Cannon & Dunphy s.c. Attorneys at Law, 21st Century Tile, Infinity® from Marvin Fiberglass Replacement Windows, Kohler, Geder Investment Management, Inc., Bliffert Lumber, Diversified Insurance Solutions, The Starr Group, Wauwatosa Wallboard, P.J.’s Plumbing Company, Inc., GAF, The Marek Group, Saz’s Catering, and Ron Sonntag Public Relations, Inc. The Business Journal serves as the media sponsor.

For more information, call 414-529-5509 or email

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