"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase"

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Benefit Thank you!

The KERRY ON Benefit was amazing!

The outpouring of love and concern was overwhelming. Please extend my deepest gratitude to all the wonderful people who donated and worked so hard the day of the benefit. Also to my very special friends and family who brought it all together. They spent so many endless hours planning and organizing this awesome event. I don't know how I can ever thank everyone! The memories will be a treasure close to my heart forever.

Love you all!

Saturday, April 20, 2013

Stop the Hate

There are so many tragic and horrific events unfolding around the world and maybe even close to home for some. How do these events affect you? Maybe you don't even realize tension building before you end up exploding from fear and anger in your own life or towards other people. It's sad but it happens.

Especially dealing with a serious life threatening illness such as cancer. Cancer will change your life. Don't let it break up your family. There will be very difficult and stressful times. It seems like so many families fall apart instead of drawing close together. There is a time to speak and a time to keep quiet. Whatever differences arise try to seek peace.

I guess my message for today would be to try and resist being a part of the Hate and negativity around us. Look for ways to find peace and comfort those in your life. Don't be quick to judge others. Instead find a way to turn your negative feelings into a lesson of self-improvement.

We might not be able to stop the Hate in the world around us, but we should do our very best to prevent it whenever possible. Stay Positive, Keep Calm and LOVE!

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Kerry On Facebook Cover


In honor of this weekend's upcoming Cancer Benefit we've designed a Facebook Cover photo by Skaaren Design.
It's a fun play on words inspired from my Keep Calm & Carry On poster.

If you feel inspired to post or share please do!

Love Always,

Cancer Benefit - April 6th


You are invited! Help support Kerry in her fight against cancer.

Piper Glen Golf Course
7112 Piper Glen Drive, Springfield, IL.

Saturday, April 6 begins at noon - until 11:00 pm.

* Live auction begins at 4:00 pm with silent auction all afternoon
* 50/50 drawing and tickets will be available at the benefit
* Great bands playing all day long - Whirled Peas, Mike Burnett, Leaving Ashland, Out Of The Woods
* Serving chili, hot dogs, pulled pork cooked by "Three Men and a Pig", sloppy Joes, locally made Italian sausages, desserts etc.

Here's a sneak peek:

Nelson Backyard BBQ for 25
Carrie Underwood tickets
St. Louis Cardinals tickets
Hoogland theater tickets
Muni opera season passes
The Oaks Bed & Breakfast Room and Dinner
Car for a Weekend from Isringhausen
Signed car hood from Justin Allgaier with 4 tickets to the Nationwide Nascar races in Chicago
Papa Murphy's pizza for a year {one free pizza each month}
Full car detailing from One Stop in Chatham
Detailing from Kulavic's
Golf packages
Piper Glen Party Room
2 tickets to Reo, Styx, Ted Nugent
Photo session with "Photography by Jenelle"
Photo session with "Ed Clark Photography"
Walk of Faith Quilt {quilt made by Kerry commemorating her cancer walks}
Kerry's Springfield Spells History {historical home framed print}
DJ service and Theatre use
Gift basket from Boccardi's
Gift basket from Food Fantasy
Restaurant gifts certificates
Free massage
Gas cards
Lia Sophia jewelry
Handmade jewelry
Avon products
Over 80 baskets available for the silent auction donated from local businesses.
Raffling for a 40" LCD flat screen TV
Cancer bracelets and "Keep Calm and Kerry On" T-shirts

Please come join us for this exciting event and support an even better cause!
Thank you everyone - hope to see you there!
Barb Brewer {Kerry's sister}