We had a wonderful time at our 20th anniversary celebration and wanted to share the good times with you. Here are some photos from the event….
The Crystal Life staff was on hand for the event – l-r Tammy van Slee (manager), Marissa Lada, Omar Garcia, Sarah Wolf, Victor van Slee, Gary Lupton, Stephanie Brown, Atala Toy (owner), Marcia Foster (head crafter)
Our peerless staff backed us up while local dignitaries did the honors – the theme was the new demographic Crystal Life brought to downtown Geneva with its rocks, metaphysical and healthy living products. Dignitaries on hand to celebrate included, l-r: Eve Perry, Mayor Kevin Burns, Crystal Life owner Atala Toy, Geneva Chamber of Commerce President Jean Gaines, Board member (also owner of our building and co-owner of The Little Traveler) Mike Simon, and Chet Perry (Eve & Chet are Atala’s brother and sister-in-law).
We moved inside for refreshments…lr: Chet Perry, Marcia Foster, Eve Perry, Laurie Milbourn, Mayor Burns
Local sound healer and crystal bowl player Yolanda (r) came to our event…with Atala
l-r: Gail Gaboda, coordinator for the Shakespeare Festival; Atala; Geneva Ambassador and owner of Going to My Happy Place Yoga Laurie Milbourn
We share the building with the Fox Valley Jewish Neighbors – here is one of the founders, Mike Simon, with current President Gary Cibura and his wife
Geneva Mayor Kevin Burns selects the winner of our raffles, at our anniversary ribbon cutting
That’s it, folks! Some of our staff members mug for the camera!
Most of these photos were taken by Tammy van Slee, our manager at that time. She is a professional photographer and is available for portraits, gathering and weddings. You can contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org