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Maplewood Village to Host its 10th Annual Girls Night Out on Thursday, June 8

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The Maplewood Village Alliance is proud to host its 10th annual Girls Night Out on Thursday, June 8. Over 20 Village merchants will open their doors and host an array of activities, including raffles, refreshments, trunk shows and more. With everything from door prizes, signature cocktails, music and some surprises, it’s sure to be a fun evening. The festivities begin at 6 p.m.

Girls Night Out is generously sponsored by Allison Ziefert and Collette Andrews of Keller Williams Midtown Direct Realty. Allison and Collette are also sponsoring DJ Jimmy B who will get the party started at the event tent, which will be on the corner of Maplewood Avenue and Highland Place this year.

While supplies last, there will be reusable shopping bags given out at check in, which you can use for your purchases during the event. These custom Girls Night Out bags will be available starting at 6:00 pm at the Maplewood Village Alliance tent and are generously sponsored by Sarah Maloney of Finance of America Mortgage. Finally, the first 200 women to check in at the event booth starting at 6 p.m. will get a small bonus prize, along with the bag.

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Also back this year is the popular Shop-to-Win promotion. It’s simple and fun! Just stop by the Maplewood Village Alliance tent by 8:30 pm with any receipts from purchases made during the event (from participating merchants only.) For each receipt you show, you get one entry, so the more you shop the greater your chances to win! There are some great prizes, so shop away! Only two rules apply; you must be 18 or over to enter and it’s one receipt per participating merchant.

For more information and a complete list of participants, visit our Maplewood Village website starting Monday June 5.

Contact: Julie Doran 973-762-4556 or Deb Yohannan, 973-580-9552.

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