Sussex County Fund for Women to hold holiday event Dec. 4

Sussex County Chair and Founder Lynn Kokjohn, left, and Founder Judy Mellen prepare for the Fund for Women holiday event, Martinis, Makeovers and Shopping, to be held Dec. 4 at the Cordrey Center in Millsboro. SOURCE SUBMITTED
November 26, 2013

Fund for Women from Sussex County will hold a holiday event from 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 4, at the Cordrey Center in Millsboro. The affair - Martinis, Makeovers and Shopping - will feature local merchants, including Josephine’s Daughter, East Coast Garden Center, Coolspring Cottage, Silpada Jewelry and Carol Fehrenbach, each displaying holiday gifts for guests to enjoy and purchase.

In addition, makeovers will be provided by Bling with their custom cosmetic line by Mary Kay Cosmetics and by Merle Norman Cosmetics. Raffles from the featured merchants will be held, and light refreshments along with specialty martini drinks will be served.

The event is open to founders and all women interested in the work of the Fund for Women. A $10 registration fee is required.

Those wishing to attend should register online at For information regarding this event, contact Lynn Kokjohn at 302-841-4333.

Since its inception in 1993, the Fund for Women has had a major impact on the lives of women and girls in Delaware by harnessing the collective philanthropy of women. With nearly 1,500 founders, the organization has awarded $1.7 million to grantees. For information go to