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The Good Body at Amelia Community Theatre

The Good Body examines women of all cultures and backgrounds and how they feel compelled to change the way they look in order to fit in.

The Good Body at Amelia Community TheatreBotox, bulimia, breast implants. Eve Ensler, author of The Vagina Monologues, rocks our view of what it means to have a “good body.” Whether undergoing botox injections or living beneath burkas, The Good Body examines women of all cultures and backgrounds and how they feel compelled to change the way they look in order to fit in.

Amelia Community Theatre (ACT) will present this extraordinary piece of theatre as a benefit for Micah’s Place to lend support to Nassau County’s only Certified Domestic Violence Center.

Together we can make a difference in our community!

Micah’s Place is a Certified Domestic Violence Center and the only one serving Nassau County Florida.

If you are currently experiencing emotional, physical, psychological, economical, verbal, or any other kind of abuse, call 800-500-1119 or 904-225-9979. For more information visit their web page www.micahsplace.org

ACT and Micah’s place are both 501 c 3 organizations.

Tickets for the May 23rd performance, being sold through Micah’s Place – have SOLD OUT!

Tickets for May 24 & 25 are available by calling ACT at 904-261-6749 or go here: https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?ticketing=act11

May 24 & 25 we will be collecting items for Micah’s Place from their wish list below. When you come to the show please choose any of the items to bring with you.

MICAH’S PLACE WISH LIST
• Assorted sizes of ladies new underwear and bras
• Assorted sizes of New Socks, Hose and slippers
• Women’s Feminine Hygiene products (various types and sizes)
• Brushes, Combs, hair flatirons, hair dryers, curling irons
• One size fit all night gowns, pajama’s, season appropriate leisurewear
• Hair Dye, hair products
• Deodorant/Antiperspirant
• Shampoo/Conditioners
• Body Wash
• Razors
• Makeup (Concealer, foundation, etc.)
• Lotions
• Manicure, Pedicure Kits
• Baby monitors
• Clothes Hampers
• Clothes Baskets
• Wal-Mart, Target, and Gas Gift Cards

OTHER WAYS TO ASSIST MICAH’S PLACE
• CLOTHES DRIVE FOR PURPLE DOVE RESALE STORE: CHILDREN’S CLOTHES, DONATE CLOTHES FOR INTERVIEWS AND COURT APPEARANCES
• HOUSEHOLD AND FURNITURE DRIVES: HOUSEHOLD ITEMS FOR THOSE PARTICIPANTS ESTABLISHING THEIR OWN NEW RESIDENCES

The Purple Dove Resale Center is located at 474311 East SR 200, in Fernandina Beach, Florida. (904) 261-5227. Hours of operation are:
Monday – Friday 10:00 AM TO 5:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM TO 5:00 PM
Sunday – CLOSED

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