LEAF - Benefit of Culture Screaming Success!
We're just back from LEAF's latest event - Benefit of Culture, at Highland Brewing Company in Asheville. Over 400 tickets sold, great folks, great music, great food and drinks - all for a great cause.
The Benefit of Culture is LEAF's big fundraiser for their arts education outreach programs. All proceeds from the event directly benefit two LEAF International Programs in Haiti and Bequia and two local LEAF Schools & Streets Programs, Drumming at Delta House Life Development of Asheville and World Dance at Woodridge Apartments in partnership with...
Win a Guitar - 2013 Guitar Raffle for LEAF
* Update October 2013 *
We've just gotten word from our friends at LEAF - the winner of the 2013 Lichty Guitar Raffle to benefit LEAF programming is ...
Many, many thanks to everyone who supported this wonderful raffle, who purchased tickets and who helped us to spread the word. This annual guitar raffle has made a meaningful difference in the lives of so many who are touched by LEAF arts and education programming.
We look forward to next year's raffle so stay tuned.
Instrument 100 Gets Strings at Lichty Guitars
* March 2015 Update - We are excited to announce that you have an chance to win this very special guitar. This instrument will be raffled to help raise funds and awareness for LEAF on October 18th, 2015. Learn more ...
Jay built his very first instrument, a tenor ukulele, back in the summer of 2009 with basic carpentry tools in our garage. It was just for fun. There was a break in his home contracting business (we later realized we were witnessing the housing market grinding to a halt) so building a uke became...
Lake Eden Arts Festival Oct 2012
* Updated Post October 31st - the 2012 raffle winner "
When the evening temperatures begin to dip and the first red and gold leaves of the season begin painting the Blue Ridge Mountains, there are tons of folks thinking - the Lake Eden Arts Festival is coming soon!
The Oct 18th - 21st, 2012 fall festival is the 35th festival and they just keep getting better and better!
You can purchase tickets via http://www.theleaf.org
Too, you can purchase tickets for a chance to win the 2012 Lichty Guitar up for raffle...
Musician's Workshop Displays Lichty Guitar for LEAF Raffle
The Lichty Guitar that is being raffled in 2012 to benefit LEAF will be on display at Musician's Workshop in Asheville through Oct 12, 2012 and tickets are available via cash or check at the store.
Learn more about the 2012 raffle of handcrafted, hand painted Lichty guitar to benefit LEAF
We are so grateful to the folks at Musician's Workshop! Stop by and visit one of Western North Carolina's best music stores and while you are there you can see the raffle guitar and buy a few tickets for your chance to win!
The Winner of the Lichty Guitar Raffle to benefit the Lance Armstrong Foundation is ...
Thanks to the efforts of John and Dianne Cash and the staff of Nature's Storehouse, to videographer Erik Olsen, to our contribution from Lichty Guitars and to everyone who purchased tickets, this raffle was 100% successful!
The goal - to sell 100 raffle tickets at $50 each with proceeds to benefit the Lance Armstrong Foundation cancer awareness and cancer survivorship programs. All 100 tickets sold!
The winning ticket for the handcrafted Lichty Guitar signed by Lance Armstrong was drawn last night by Geoff...
Promo Video for Lance Armstrong Foundation Lichty Guitar Raffle
We're grateful to videographer Erik Olsen for contributing his time to help us spread the word about this raffle. Erik captured John Cash's passion for this cause in the production of a short video. Help us to spread the word by sharing this video with others.
Learn more about the 2012 Lichty Guitar Raffle to benefit the Lance Armstrong Foundation
Tickets $50 / sales limited to 100
Raffle Drawing Date: June 2nd 2012
Lance Armstrong Signs Lichty Guitar for Upcoming Raffle
We are proud to have joined forces with John and Dianne Cash of Nature's Storehouse to raise funds and awareness for the Lance Armstrong Foundation. As one of 203 elected global leaders for the Lance Armstrong Foundation, John Cash recently attended the annual Leadership Conference in Austin, TX. This raffle represents one of many ways John supports this cause.
From April 1st - June 2nd folks will have a chance to support this amazing organization while having a good shot at winning a Lichty guitar by purchasing...
Win a Guitar Lance Armstrong Foundation Fundraiser
UPDATED POST JUNE 3rd, 2012 - AND THE WINNER IS ...
We are thrilled to announce that all 100 raffle tickets sold. John Cash shared news about the raffle with the full-house crowd at last night's concert with Geoff Achison and Randall Bramblett at the Tryon Fine Arts Center. Geoff Achison then drew the winning ticket.
And the winner is Jan Whiting from Columbus, NC.
Thanks to everyone who purchased tickets and supported this fundraiser!
We'd like to invite you to learn more about the raffle of a handcrafted hand painted Lichty Guitar...
Giving Back Program Lichty Guitars
A core part of our mission at Lichty Guitars is to give back to our community, locally and globally. That give back happens in many ways, from helping to build awareness about organizations making a difference to the donation of Lichty handcrafted instruments for auction and raffle fund-raising campaigns.
We invite you to learn more about organizations making a difference and about our current and past community fundraising projects
2014 Lichty Ukulele Raffle to Benefit LEAF
Wind River Cancer Retreats and Wellness
Teaching cancer survivors a variety...
Win a Guitar in 2012 - The LEAF Raffle
Stay tuned for news about the 2013 Lichty Guitar Raffle for LEAF
**** Updated Post - Oct 2012 - and the winner is ....
Otis Burke who just happened to be at the fall Lake Eden Arts Festival when his winning ticket was drawn! Please keep an eye out for news about the 2013 guitar raffle.
In keeping with a great annual tradition we are excited to announce news about how you can win a guitar in 2012 (not just any guitar - a Lichty!) while supporting a wonderful cause.
North Carolina luthier...
2011 Guitar Raffle Has a Winner !
The winning ticket was chosen this past weekend at the fall Lake Eden Arts Festival in Black Mountain, NC. The ticket was purchased through Musician’s Workshop (Asheville, NC) who generously offered to display the guitar and to have tickets available. The winner … Harold Moses from Fletcher, NC. His prize includes a handcrafted Lichty guitar AND a Cooperstand guitar stand, Kersplash guitar strap, guitar accessory package from BLVD-Music and six month subscription to BreakDown Way (killer online guitar lessons) this week.
The Raffle Guitar at Musician's Workshop
Updated Post: October 23rd, 2011
And the winner is ...
We're counting down the days to the fall Lake Eden Arts Festival and the drawing of the winning ticket for the 2011 Lichty Guitar Raffle. The drawing happens Oct 23rd at the festival.
If you live in the Asheville area you now have an opportunity to see the guitar on display thanks to the fine folks at Musician's Workshop. The collaboration is very much appreciated!
Musician's Workshop is located at 319 Merrimon Ave / Asheville, NC / 28801 / Ph: (828) 252-1249 and they are open...
Win a Handmade Guitar Strap by Kersplash
Oct 23rd, 2011 updated post
And the winner is ...
We met Kersplash owner and creator Kara Garrett at the 2010 fall Lake Eden Arts Festival and her gorgeous handmade guitar straps caught our eyes. She has generously created a special strap that is a part of the prize package for the 2011 Guitar Raffle for LEAF.
Here are the basics:
Raffle tickets are $10 each and folks may buy as many as they'd like / Purchase via http://www.theleaf.orgor if you live in our area, I have tickets. Contact info
100% of the ticket sales go to programming...
Ben Sollee LEAF Benefit Concert
You can spot a great organization by the folks it attracts. The line up of folks who support LEAF through volunteerism, through performances and through contributions is a powerful example. The latest - multi-talented Ben Sollee.
Ben Sollee will be performing to benefit LEAF in Schools and Streets with opening act Sky Captains of Industry. Friday, Sept. 9th 2011 at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The event will be held at Warren Wilson College’s Bryson Hall located in Swannanoa, North Carolina.
Tickets Available at the Door
Get to know Ben Sollee
LEAF Outreach Programs: Have Fun, Help Raise Dollars and Make a Difference!
We are excited to spread the word about this event happening in Asheville June 25th, 2011. Note: The Lichty Raffle Guitar will be on site and tickets will be available.
Local Businesses Collaborate for LEAF Outreach Programs Benefit
ASHEVILLE, N.C. –Saturday June 25 at the Highland Brewing Company Tasting Room we come together to foster community awareness for LEAF Outreach programs locally and globally. Expect a host of entertainment including a collaborative fashion tribute by Wink and Ship to Shore, Image 420 and Lisa...
Handmade Guitars at LEAF, May 2011
Lichty Guitars heads to Black Mountain, NC this weekend for the Lake Eden Arts Festival. The line-up of music is once again incredible and we are excited to be a part of the festivities. We'll be on-site with the 2011 Lichty Raffle Guitar and hope to sell piles of tickets (100% of the dollars raised go to LEAF). Too, we'll have an assortment or our handcrafted guitars and ukuleles for folks to check out and play.
If you are at the festival come by and say hello!
Learn more about LEAF and this twice a year tradition that goes back over 16 years at www.theleaf.org.
Updated Post Oct 23rd, 2011
And the winner is ...
Many thanks to Jessica at The Wine Studio of Asheville for hosting a wonderful evening as we celebrated the kick-off of the 2011 LEAF Guitar Raffle. The Wine Studio is a great venue for just such a celebration. Guests each enjoyed a flight of wines served up with fascinating information about each wine. Jessica is an expert and the depth of her knowledge enriches the experience of every sip.
We so enjoyed this gathering of LEAF supporters, board members and staff. LEAF attracts great folks and this was a fun way to officially...
Guitar Related Companies Give Back
There is such a spirit of giving in the music community at large and this spirit is celebrated yet again in today's post for International Guitar Month. We'd like to highlight four companies who have generously donated items/services to benefit the 2011 LEAF Guitar Raffle. As many of you know, one lucky winner will receive a beautiful handcrafted Lichty Guitar and a fabulous Guitar Gift Package. This package is made possible because of the participation and support of the following companies:
We met owner and creator Kara Garrett at the 2010 fall...
International Guitar Month - Want to Win a Guitar?
Updated Post Oct 23rd, 2011
And the winner is ...
We're just days away from the official kick-off of the 2011 Lichty Guitar Raffle to benefit the non-profit organization LEAF. Tickets go on sale April 21st online at http://www.theleaf.org
To get a behind the scenes look at the guitar and this great cause check out the story.
Get all the Raffle Details here
Read more posts for International Guitar Month here