Nov. 11 is “Ladies’ Night Out” downtown Mt. Pleasant

Saturday, Nov. 11 is the 13th annual Ladies’ Night Out downtown Mt. Pleasant. This year’s event will feature fantastic shopping opportunities and giveaways for women while benefiting two local women’s organizations – the Women’s Initiative and the Women’s Aid Service.

The event begins at 4 p.m. at the Broadway Theatre downtown. With a $5 donation at the door, ladies will enter the theatre for an exciting raffle for fun and tasty prizes provided by many local businesses. Once the giveaways are gone, ladies can visit participating downtown businesses to take part in the countless in-store giveaways, promotions and specials.

A number of area businesses, including Herbs Etc. and Mt. Pleasant Hot Yoga, are also offering deals and discounts known as “Early Girl Specials” throughout the entire day.

Over the last 13 years, the Ladies’ Night Out event has raised more than $22,800 for the Women’s Initiative and the Women’s Aid Service.

The Women’s Initiative Fund, initiated by the Mt. Pleasant Community Foundation, provides for the needs of women and girls in Isabella County by granting funds to local organizations that combat the issues more commonly faced by women, including single parenting, abuse, eating disorders and more. The Women’s Aid Service provides emergency shelter and crisis intervention for domestic violence victims, as well as counseling services and support groups for victims of violence. For more information about these organizations, visit their Web sites at www.mpacf.org and www.womens-aid.org.

See the list of participating businesses and the available specials as they are announced on the Downtown Mt. Pleasant Facebook page!