Callen Announces 2nd Annual "Refashion for Life" Charity Event

May 14, 2009

Callen Construction, a family-owned, full-service home improvement and remodeling company in Muskego, Wis., and Callen Design Group, experts in the design and construction of kitchens, bathrooms, basement remodels, and attic renovations, announced they will again serve as the presenting sponsor for the second annual “ReFashion for Life” benefiting CommonGround Ministry/Elena’s House. The benefit will be held Thurs., July 9, from 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. at the Callen Showroom and company grounds, S63 W13131 Janesville Road, in Muskego. Kohler Company and First Supply will also serve as presenting sponsors, and M Magazine is the event’s media partner.


The event will feature a fashion show combining the latest in late summer and fall fashion in conjunction with fashionable products for the home, including countertops, cabinetry, windows, plumbing and light fixtures, flooring, and hardware.


In addition to the runway show, there will also be a silent and voice auction featuring entertainment and sporting tickets, boutique certificates, and more. Heavy hors d’oeuvres and desserts will be provided by Saz’s Catering, in addition to music by Mr. Lucky Light.


Participants in the event include Bjorn Nasett, Education Director of Beauty, an East Side/Downtown salon. Nasett will be coordinating the fashion show along with Jillaine Burton of the Callen Design Group, as well as serve as the emcee with Jordan Dechambre-Childers, Managing Editor for M Magazine.


Free parking will be available at Hales Corners Lutheran Church, just east of the Callen Showroom, with complimentary shuttle service to the Callen Grounds.


Tickets are $40 and are on sale at All proceeds support the programs offered by CommonGround Ministry/Elena’s House in Wauwatosa, which provides physical, spiritual, and emotional support to people infected with and affected by HIV/AIDS. Elena’s House, offering a holistic ministry that is both personal and communal, is a home for four to five people that wish to reside in a safe and supportive living environment. CommonGround Ministry is a 501(c)3 organization funded through the contributions of individuals, organizations, and foundations.


Additional sponsors include Beauty, Becker Technology, Diversified Insurance Services, Fast Signs, Hale Park Lumber, Hilton Milwaukee City Center, Infinity Fiberglass Replacement Windows by Marvin, Intercontinental Milwaukee, JJJ Carpets & Cabinets, KG Stevens, The Marek Group, Pfister Hotel, Saz’s Catering, StarMark Cabinetry, United Products Corporation, and Wauwatosa Wallboard.


For more information, call 414-529-5509 or e-mail


More information about Callen Construction and the Callen Design Group can be found at

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