FALL FOR FASHION

More than 140,000 meals will be provided to area residents in need thanks to the $35,000 raised at the Fall for Fashion event held recently at the Tootsies women’s boutique in Buckhead.

The annual Atlanta Community Food Bank fundraiser is held in honor of Hunger Action Month and was hosted this year by 11Alive entertainment reporter Francesca Amiker. The 100-plus attendees enjoyed a runway show featuring the […]

A TRIBUTE TO OUR QUIET HEROES

Fifteen years ago, Chris Glavine witnessed two young boys enduring a brave battle against cancer, and it moved her to partner with CURE Childhood Cancer to create an annual event dedicated to honoring and encouraging mothers struggling with their children’s medical journeys.

The first Quiet Heroes luncheon in 2005 raised more than $100,000. This year’s event, held recently at Flourish in Buckhead, raised $400,000. The goal of […]

WINE WOMEN & SHOES

The annual Wine Women & Shoes event entertained a crowd of 400 attendees this year.

They headed to the Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead to sample wines from Whispering Angel, Sea Sun, Lapis Luna and more; shop designer goods from Tootsies, La Costa Organic Jewelry and Chloé Kristyn, among others; and bid on a bevy of auction items that included a dinner and wine pairing for six […]

EATS & BEATS

If you’re going out dining, drinking and dancing, why not have it support a good cause while you’re at it?

Simply Buckhead Magazine
August 15, 2019
Eighth Annual Eats & Beats presented by Children of Conservation
Photo Credit: Henri Hollis

That’s exactly what the folks who showed up for the eighth annual Eats & Beats event did recently. Held at The Fairmont, the fundraiser is a benefit for […]

STRING FLING

Festive puppets mingled with well-dressed party goers at the recent String Fling, an annual fundraiser for the Center for Puppetry Arts.

The black-tie affair was held at the Grand Hyatt in Buckhead, and raised more than $175,000, which goes toward ensuring “that children of all backgrounds have the opportunity to experience the unique educational opportunities that only the Center can provide,” says development manager Kerry Ayres Smith. […]

UNVEILING OF THE BENTLEY CONTINENTAL GT CONVERTIBLE

Fans of luxury cars cruised up Highway 19 to the Bentley Atlanta dealership recently for an invitation-only unveiling of the 2020 Bentley Continental GT Convertible.

One of the few dealerships in the country to offer a sneak peek at the new hand-built, open-air grand touring vehicle, Bentley Atlanta celebrated the exclusive viewing with a live auction that benefited Horizons Atlanta. Sales from the donated items, which included […]

BELIEVE BALL

Over the last five years, the annual Believe Ball has raised almost $5 million for CURE Childhood Cancer, which helps fund pediatric cancer research and provides support to local patients and their families.

This year’s gala, which took place at The St. Regis in Buckhead, raised another $1.4 million. The 600 attendees dined on a gourmet three-course meal, danced to the sounds of the band Moontower and […]

DOGGIES ON THE CATWALK

June 1 was a memorable night at the Greenberg Traurig law firm in Buckhead, as more than 250 guests and a handful of adorable canines descended on its 25th-floor offices for the 12th annual Doggies on the Catwalk.

BY: Karon Warren

Founded by Art Institute of Atlanta professor and style guru E. Vincent Martinez, the event benefits charities such as Canine Assistants, which trains and provides much-needed service […]

ATLANTA HABITAT FOR HUMANITY’S WELCOME TO OUR NEIGHBORHOOD GALA

Among the 500 attendees at Atlanta Habitat for Humanity’s recent Welcome to Our Neighborhood gala was Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, who rushed to the event after sending her teenage son off to his first prom

Photos: Paula Bond Heller

Also in attendance was noted home improvement guru Chip Wade. The Emmy-winning HGTV host acted as auctioneer for the “mission moment,” in which event goers were able to donate […]

GEORGIA CENTER FOR CHILD ADVOCACY CHANGE MAKERS BREAKFAST

Plentiful tears were shed at the Georgia Center for Child Advocacy’s annual Change Makers Breakfast recently as former Emory University student Rachel Thomas stood at the podium and bravely told her story of going from being a junior at one of the area’s top universities to becoming a victim of sex trafficking.

Photos: Paula Bond Heller

A champion for sexually and physically abused children since 1987, the GCCA […]