The Butter Paddle HOT FLASH 8/18/2017

 

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The Butter Paddle is a fund-raising arm of the EMQ Auxiliary, which has served the needs of local children in crisis since 1934.

100% of the profit from the shop is donated to Uplift Family Services, formerly EMQ FamiliesFirst.

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 FEATURED PRODUCT 

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Bring the warmth of a Tuscan summer to your gatherings with the bright pops of color of Vietri Lastra Poppy salad plates and serve ware. Hand-painted in Tuscany, Vietri Lastra Poppy was inspired by an overlapping wooden mold used for centuries to form cheeses throughout Italy.



NEW ARRIVALS and HOT PICKS

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Karine Sultan Jewelry originally started and flourished in Paris, France then relocated to Los Angeles, California in 2007, consequently influenced by French design. Karine Sultan Jewelry has been seen on many of the world’s most fashionable celebrities. Come in to see her other jewelry, including bracelets and clip earrings.

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Brighten up your next gathering with Torres and Tagus Wine Bottle Lantern. The 20 micro LED lights, powered by one AA battery (not included), can easily be turned on and off with the touch of a button. 

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Melissa & Doug Pull-Back Vehicles

Soft pull-and-go vehicle set for babies and toddlers, includes four soft vehicles: school bus, family car, fire truck, and police car. Soft, lightweight pieces are easy for young children to lift and roll. Pull back one of the vehicles—then release to see it zoom across the floor!

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Bursting with flavor!

Emma’s Delights Health Bars are handmade in small batches locally in Saratoga. Rich in fiber, good source of protein, dairy and gluten free; the tasty flavors include: Breakfast Complete, Chocolate Almond Crisp and Walnut Fig. Now also available as Healthy Bar Bites in stand-up zip pouches.



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DON'T MISS OUT ON THIS SUPER SALE!!

SAVE 40% ON SELECTED MERCHANDISE

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BEGINNING AUGUST 26

LOS GATOS SIDEWALK SALE DAY

SAVE 50% ON SELECTED MERCHANDISE



UPCOMING EVENTS 

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BECOME A VOLUNTEER 

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Are you interested in a being an active member of a dynamic group of women who give back to their community every day? 

If yes, please consider joining the EMQ Auxiliary.  Our auxiliary operates The Butter Paddle gift shop and all of our profits are donated to Uplift Family Services.  Uplift assists local children and families in crisis struggling with abuse, neglect, emotional problems and mental illness.

Nominations for potential EMQ Auxiliary members are accepted in September and March. New members serve a 6-month provisional/training period before attaining full membership.  All volunteers in The Butter Paddle gift shop work two 4-hour shifts per month and help with other “behind the scenes” store activities such as stock, display and store operations. They also attend a monthly “general” meeting (excluding July and August) and participate in our Children’s Services Committee working on two parties for the children of Uplift Family Services. 

If you want to be part of a “hands-on” philanthropic effort, consider joining the EMQ Auxiliary. More information is available at the store, on our website (www.butterpaddle.com) or by contacting EMQ Auxiliary Vice-President/Membership, Mary Ann Rokovich, at info@butterpaddle.com.



FEATURED RECIPE

from The Butter Paddle Pantry

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SWEET & SPICY GRILLED CHICKEN

Enjoy this sweet & spicy chicken over salad, in a wrap or as a main dish meal with your favorite side dishes. 

Ingredients

1 1/2 lbs. Chicken breasts, wings, thighs or drumsticks 
1 cup Robert Rothschild Farm Roasted Pineapple & Habanero Sauce
Salt and pepper
Olive oil

Instructions

Preheat grill. Brush chicken with oil and season with salt and pepper. Grill chicken for 6 - 8 minutes per side until done. During last few minutes of grilling baste with 3/4 cup of Roasted Pineapple & Habanero Sauce. Serve additional sauce on the side for dipping or to brush on after grilling. Serves 4.



Thought you should know...

Uplift Family Services, formerly EMQ FamiliesFirst, is California’s largest and most comprehensive social services agency for children and their families. The private nonprofit, headquartered in Campbell, California, has helped children in crisis for more than 140 years. The agency’s mission is to do whatever it takes to help children, strengthen families, build communities and advocate for change.

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Uplift Family Services serves more than 20,000 children and their family members annually.



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 The Butter Paddle Hot Flash - e-Blast 175 - August 18, 2017

 

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