That’s right ladies and gentlemen! #bikiniespy is THIS WEEK! It’s finally here! Ladies – we know you’ve been getting bikini body ready (mentally and physically!) for your big debute on Saturday, July 7th and guys…well, we know why you’ll be here! Here are a few REMINDERS about our Special Olympics Calgary fundraiser.
- #bikiniespy is a Stampede themed fundraiser with all proceeds going to Special Olympics Calgary.
- espy will be outfitting the first 100 girls lined up outside the store in their BIKINIS and COWBOY BOOTS on the morning of Saturday, July 7th in a Stampede outfit (value of $500) with a suggested minimum donation of $100 to Special Olympics Calgary.
- There are only 50 FREE spots available in the #bikiniespy line-up, as 50 spots have already been reserved. Here are the ladies who are guaranteed a spot in the #bikiniespy line-up!
- TONS of fun going on all morning! Come down to participate in the Bjorn Borg GIVEAWAYS! Underwear and bikinis for FREE! And even some GM Collin and Yonka giveaways too!
- The #bikiniespy Stampede Breakfast goes from 9am to 11am on Saturday, July 7th. The breakfast is free with a donation to Special Olympics Calgary. To guarantee your plate, please make a donation in advance in store in exchange for a ticket.
- espy will be open to the public at 12pm on July 7th, after all 100 girls have been styled up in their new Western duds!
- If you DO NOT have a reserved spot in the #bikiniespy line-up, we advise that you get here EARLY! Remember that there are only 50 free spots available. Please line up to the left of espy’s front doors, behind the sign that says “#bikiniespy LINE-UP.”
- If you DO have a reserved spot, you must be at espy at 7am in your bikini and cowboy boots in order to CLAIM your spot in line. If you are late, your spot will be given away! Please go to the right of espy’s front doors to the RESERVATION CHECK-IN table to confirm you have arrived.
- The 100 girls will be announced by 7:30am. You will receive a form to fill out and a number if you have made the cut!
- You must be in line in your bikini and cowboy boots in order to participate. No exceptions!
- Melrose will be at #bikiniespy BRIGHT and EARLY to hand out breakfast sandwiches to all those in line.
- We are suggesting a minimum donation of $100 to Special Olympics Calgary from all participating women.
- If you have out-of-towners that want to sponsor you to line-up, they can make a donation on the Special Olympics Calgary website. Click here for the link. Please be sure they state that they are donating for the #bikiniespy event, as well as who they are sponsoring in the line-up.
- Styling will begin at 9am.
- The woman who raises/donates the MOST for Special Olympics Calgary will be crowned Miss #bikiniespy 2012 and will receive an ADDITIONAL prize!
- 16 women will be let in at time to be styled by the espy stylists!
- After you have been styled, please get a picture in front of the logo’d banner (celeb style!) and head to the breakfast with the ticket given to you after you’ve made your donation.
- The line-up will be full of surprises, prizes, and dancing – so come ready to kick off your Stampede with us!
- The #bikiniespy Stampede Breakfast is FREE with a donation to Special Olympics Calgary. If you have not already, please make a donation in advance to Special Olympics Calgary in exchange for tickets. Donations can be made in store.
- Donations will also be accepted at the entrance to the breakfast on Saturday, July 7th.
- Special Olympics Calgary will provide tax receipts at the breakfast on all donations over $25.
- The breakfast is located in the cul-de-sac on 9th Street and 9th Avenue SE. Follow the girls in the bikinis!
- Underground parking is available in the Art Block building. Please go around the back of the building, entering from 10th Street SE, to get to the underground parkade.
- Dress Code = WESTERN!
- Craft Beer Market is preparing the breakfast and Cafe Gravity is providing the drinks!
- Remember that our breakfast is a GREEN breakfast! If you live in the neighbourhood and plan to attend, please bring your dishes and cutlery with you to the breakfast and have them washed for donation by Special Olympic athletes and volunteers.
- The country band The Coachmen will provide the musical accompaniment to your breakfast wraps!
- ILLFX Entertainment will help you work off the calories when they teach you the espy flash mob! Teaching starts just before 10am!
- Don’t forget to get your photo taken next to the Nudie Car and with any of the rumored attending celebs!
Help us reach our goal to raise $20,000 for Special Olympics Calgary by attending #bikiniespy! HUGE thanks to each and every one of our sponsors for making #bikiniespy a reality and all the participating women. We cannot wait to see all the bikini-clad cowgirls and all of the breakfast supporters out at espy on July 7th to kick off the Centennial Stampede in STYLE!
See you all on SATURDAY! #bikiniespy July 7th.
the espy stylists