The Women’s Fund Receives over $7K for ‘Just Us Girls Stroll’

The downtown community came together for a great cause when 19 downtown Rochester shops participated in the inaugural “Just Us Girls Stroll.” It was an event created by Valerie Keuten, Pamela Krampf and Dianne Elnicky. Owners of Plain and Fancy Gift Shop, Antiques and Fine Jewelry by Pamela and Sole Sisters. Additional shops that participated were Aurum Design, Bellissima Bridal, Final Touch Designs, 4th Street Boutique, Hello Fancy, Holy Cannoli, Janet Varner, Kimi K Salon, LeConte Mens Clotheiers, Mantra Vie, Opalus of Rochester, Peppertree, Scarborough Square, Simply the Best Boutique, Tonia’s Victorian Rose, Whoo Are You Upscale Retail and an afterglow at Dessert Oasis. Penny Black, Nothing Bundt Cakes and Linos provided food for guests to enjoy as they strolled from shop to shop.

the six women hold a giant check infront of the house

Sue Upton, Pamela Krampf, Dianne Elnicky, Valerie Keuten, Lynn Oates, Kathy Bogdziewicz

Through ticket sales and shops donating a portion of their sales $7,150 was raised for The Women’s Fund.

Over the past 18 years, The Women’s Fund has donated more than $300,000 to organizations helping women. The fund is a permanently endowed fund owned and administered by the Community Foundation of Greater Rochester. Through grant-making, the Fund provides ongoing and future support for programs that aid women while preserving and managing its donations in perpetuity by spending only the fund’s income and annual earnings. For questions, please call 248-812-0763 or email

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