More than 170 people gathered at The Shops Buckhead Atlanta’s Doraku Sushi for a dinner party to showcase Pursecase and raise money for the Lefont Film Society. Pursecase is a patented phone case designed to hold a smartphone and other essentials. It was featured on ABC’s Shark Tank in 2013 when inventors Jenn Deese and business partner Kelley Weaver won a $55,000 investment from QVC queen Lori Greiner. Launched in Atlanta in July, Pursecase is available at Buckhead’s Institut’ DerMed spa, Paper Source and other select locations. Hosted by Wendy Babchin Designer Group, event tickets were a $10 suggested donation to benefit the Lefont Film Society, a Sandy Springs organization that strives to program classic, art, independent and foreign language films for local audiences. Attendees enjoyed a buffet of Doraku specialties—from Poke-zuke salmon sashimi tacos to Norwegian mackerel Shioyaki while learning about Doraku, the movie society and the innovative phone case. Notable attendees included Weaver, Las Vegas jewelry designer Judy Jansen and Bloomingdale’s Public Relations Manager Alex Davis.[nggallery id=47]
Photos: Ninh Chau
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