More than 500 revelers gathered at the InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta recently for the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation’s annual Torch Gala.
Now in its 28th year, the event raised more than $550,000, which goes toward valuable research and patient support programs such as Camp Oasis, a week long summer camp for kids with inflammatory bowel disease issues. Presentations were made to this year’s honorees, Sam and Gina Shapiro, […]
The fifth annual Bubbles & Bling benefit for Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta had a lively “Prom Through the Decades” theme.
When attendees arrived at the JW Marriott Atlanta Buckhead for the event, they were presented with a complimentary corsage or boutonniere. The throwback theme continued with photos in front of an elaborate balloon display and dancing as deejay Mami Chula spun hits from throughout the years. […]
Now in its 29th year, the Latin Fever Ball proved once again to be one of the most festive fundraisers in town.
More than 630 guests gathered at the InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta hotel to enjoy plentiful libations and dancing to the tunes of a live Latin orchestra, with costumed stilt walkers, jugglers and other performers adding to the excitement. Attendees also enjoyed a three-course dinner of traditional […]
The second annual, invitation-only Blue Angels Awards, sponsored by premier jeweler Tiffany & Co., were held recently in the Savannah Room at the Four Seasons, where several Atlantans were recognized for their devotion to area philanthropic efforts.
This year’s recipients were Tom and Chris Glavine, Henry and Billye Aaron, Jack Sawyer, Louise Sams, Michelle “Buttercup” Davis, and Harold and Alana Shepherd. Gifts to local charities were made […]
DOING GOOD AND HAVING FUN AT THE ANNUAL ATLANTA HEART BALL
For more than 70 years, hundreds of Heart Balls across the country have raised funds to benefit the American Heart Association. Here in our community, the annual Atlanta Heart Ball has been a beloved tradition since 1981, as people come together to contribute to a good cause and have a good time while they’re at it. […]
Among the 500-plus people gathered at Flourish Atlanta recently for CURE Childhood Cancer’s 13th annual A Tribute to Our Quiet Heroes luncheon were more than 250 brave mothers of children with cancer.
Hosted by Chris Glavine, the wife of former major leaguer Tom Glavine, and emceed by former 11Alive anchor Jill Becker, the event honored these special women and raised $400,000 to fund critical pediatric cancer research […]
Hurricane Irma wasn’t enough to stop the Atlanta Community Food Bank’s efforts to fight hunger; it just postponed them.
When the storm came to town, it pushed the organization’s Fall for Fashion fundraiser back a few weeks, but the delay didn’t damper the spirits of event goers, who were treated to hand massages courtesy of the Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta hotel and touch-ups by Cherry Blow Dry Bar. […]
The group congregating at the Grand Hyatt Buckhead on a recent fall night were literally putting their best foot forward as they competed in the Best in Shoe contest that was part of the Northside Hospital Foundation’s annual Wine Women & Shoes fundraiser.
More than 200 contestants vied for the coveted Crystal Slipper Award, which was won by Eve Gu, who sported a pair of one-of-a-kind, jeweled, […]
Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse in Buckhead’s Phipps Plaza celebrated its seventh anniversary recently with a big birthday bash.
Owner Steve DiFillippo and Executive Chef Matthew Rosekrans were on hand to welcome the 250-plus guests, including “Atlanta Eats” star Steak Shapiro and Kristin Klingshirn of “The Bert Show.” Klingshirn’s colleagues Brian Moote and Tommy Owen served as emcee and DJ, respectively. Throughout the evening, party goers sipped on […]