Monday, January 19, 2009

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I think it's safe to say that our first-ever Scrap-a-Palooza was a huge success! Sold-out with 200 scrapbookers, and filled with fun activities from beginning to end, this mega-crop at Remington's is the first of many to come!

Our collaboration with Midwest Family Broadcasting worked well, and Chris Louzader of MFB made a great emcee for the day's activities. With MFB providing food and set-up and lots of prizes, and Scrapbook Generation providing a store, paid classes, free classes, demos, and goodie bags, everything seemed to go smoothly. One of the nicest features was the huge screen for Allison's four demonstrations. Everyone was able to hear what she said, and see what she was doing, from the comfort of their seats!

I chose a few of the comments that people wrote to share with you here...
-- "Excellent food, and lots of food. Thank you for feeding us well. Store was amazing and contests fun."
-- "Everyone was friendly and helpful. The day went by way too fast. I enjoyed myself. The emcee, Chris, was great. Allison's demonstrations were interesting. The Scrapbook Generation crew was terrific."
-- "I love that it's a good location and price for me! I had plenty of room to work and enjoyed the on-site store, demos, classes, and give-aways. Love Scrapbook Generation! Thank you so much!"
-- "I can't imagine what could have been better -- great table space and lighting, prizes, great food, merchandise available for purchase. I had a great time!"
-- "This was great! The demos on the big screen were awesome and the mini free classes were so good! It was very nice to have on-site shopping available. Food was pretty good. Snacks and drinks were very much appreciated. Of course the drawings were great! The gift bag was soooo awesome! You did a wonderful job."
-- "Great job! Can't wait until next time. Awesome day. Awesome friendly people. Great food. Great time."
-- "Had a wonderful time. I thought the event was well-organized and plenty of room. Snacks and food were wonderful. Nice to take a break and look at vendors. Hope to come to another!"
-- "Great time. Lots of space. Food was good. Liked having supplies here to purchase. Thought it was well-organized and pleasant atmosphere. Good price. Loved the massage. Can't wait to do it again!"
-- "The scrapping was awesome! Great to have the store here to purchase supplies. Radio station employees were great. Having it at Remington's was a good choice! A+!"
-- "Everything was terrific. Great food, comfy environment, wonderful selection of classes, shopping and prizes."
-- "This was my first event and it was so much fun! The demos were very helpful both the hands-on and on the video screen. Great food! Good price! Thanks for all the goodies, too!"
-- "Loved it. The food was great, music was not too loud, good snacks, liked the demonstrations on the big screen so everyone could see. Thank you for a wonderful day!"

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