The second annual Red & White Ball drew more than 450 guests March 21 to The Westin Philadelphia in support of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Over $500,000 was raised on behalf of the society’s Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter (www.lls.org/epa), in part from a 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA250 4MATIC SUV that was raffled off at the ball.
Bonnie and Peter McCausland hosted the National Lands Trust’s annual Stardust fundraiser June 20 at their Erdenheim Farm, in Montgomery County. The 450-acre farm—known for its Angus cattle and Cheviot sheep—is one of more than 360 privately-owned properties protected by the organization. Its preservation was finalized in June 2009 after an eight-year campaign. “Erdenheim Farm […]
The Main Line Art Center, in Haverford, hosted a preview party May 9 for Jewels & Treasures, an exhibition that ran through June 6 featuring two-and three-dimensional “affordable” art by more than 65 regional artists. Guests munched on hors d’oeuvres, sipped on signature cocktails, bid on raffle baskets and shopped a jewelry collection that was […]
The inaugural Red & White Ball drew over 400 people to the Loews Philadelphia Hotel on February 22 and raised more than $350,000 in support of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s eastern Pennsylvania chapter (www.lls.org/epa). In addition to silent and live auctions, a 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA250, donated by local dealers, was raffled off.
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Carousel Ball raised more than $1.6 million with more than 700 Children’s Hospital supporters in attendance, two record-setting milestones for the event, which began in 1957. Samantha and Michael Jordan and Kathy and David Oberkircher served as the co-chairmen. Held at the Please Touch Museum, funds from the Carousel Ball […]
The Friends of Rittenhouse Square Kick-Off the 100th Anniversary of Paul Cret’s Design of Rittenhouse Square at Boyds Philadelphia Friday, November 30, 2012 Boyds Philadelphia, 1818 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia Boyds hosted a shopping celebration for The Friends of Rittenhouse Square kicking-off the 100th Anniversary Celebration of Paul Cret’s design of Rittenhouse Square. The party […]
When nature starts fighting in earnest, change the rules. By Colleen Attara I have a vision of me when I’m in my late eighties: My hair’s gray and in a pixie. My eyes are very blue, young and mischievous. My face is wrinkled, but I’m wearing just a drop of cover-up under my eyes, red […]
Moonlight & Roses, the Morris Arboretum’s annual fundraising gala was held on Friday, June 8, 2012. On this fabulous summer evening, 550 guests enjoyed signature cocktails and hors d’oeuvres in the glorious Rose Garden. Under the moonlit tent, Arboretum members and friends savored an elegant dinner and were entertained by the lively sounds of the […]
lululemon athletica Wayne presented the first ever BREWGA: Yoga In The Brewery event at Victory Brewing Company in Downingtown on June 9, 2012. The event was exclusive to the first 50 people to sign up through Victory’s event calendar, which reserved them a spot on the floor and the chance to enjoy 4 different food […]
Lee Ducat Tribute Dinner hosted by the National Disease Research Interchange at The Rittenhouse Hotel Monday, March 19, 2012 The Rittenhouse Hotel 210 West Rittenhouse Square Philadelphia, Pa. 19103 The National Disease Research Interchange (NDRI) honored Lee Ducat at a tribute dinner at the Rittenhouse Hotel, bringing together the world’s leading scientists and researchers for […]