Thank you to everyone who attended LUEWWD VIII: Industrial Strength, a record-breaking fundraising event that benefited Liberty Arts and The Scrap Exchange. We’d like to share the results… and here’s a link to the photos and a VIDEO (a first!) of the event.
Total Money Raised: $10,082.
That breaks the previous record by more than $2,000! (not sure we say it enough how much we love our town and all of the people who support LUEWWD, the wrestlers and the beneficiaries — you are stupendous!)
Champion: Betty Rumble
Madame Moneymaker: Lotta Doe
Durham Diva: Trashley the Treasure Troll
Queen of the Losers: Kit “The Killer” Kellar
King of the Bucks: Lupa
Individual Contestant Fundraising Totals:
Lotta Doe: $1,343
Steel Magnolia: $1,064.10
Scrappy Sally: $602.85
Betty Rumble: $405.01
Lisa “Left Arm” Lopes: $198.50
Pippi Strongstockings: $162.15
Trashley the Treasure Troll: $104
Kit “The Killer” Kellar: $70
THANK YOU and A BEAR HUG to…
The Stage Crew: Hostess Marilyn Manho, Bouncer Rebecca/Sassy McKlassy, Round Boy Fur Pelton John and Round Girl Madame Muscle
The Judges: Mike Waller (representing Liberty Arts), Kaferine De Nerve and Robert Bland
The Volunteers, with a special thanks to Lupa (& co) from Liberty Arts and Jess (& co) from the Scrap Exchange for helping with both volunteer coordination and creation of an amazing outdoor venue. The event volunteers did everything from letting you into the main event and testing your luck with raffle ticket sales to counting your incredible donations and serving you drinks.
Sponsors and Donors
Or would you like to just WATCH THE VIDEO?
[The sculpture shown in the featured image for this post was created by Tim Werrell. The artists at Liberty Arts each debuted a new piece in time for LUEWWD VIII and to commemorate the first anniversary of being in the new studio space.]