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In Good Company
August 30, 2013 – | Comments Off
In Good Company

BY ROSE DENNIS
July 11: Nordstrom and Vogue, in partnership with the Seattle Art Museum Supporters presented Fall 2013 Designer Preview which raised more than $175,000 for the “Future Beauty: 30 years of Japanese Fashion” which …

Moyer Foundation helps kids in distress
July 2, 2013 – | Comments Off
Moyer Foundation helps kids in distress

By Rose Dennis
A total of 420 people turned out for the Moyer Foundation luncheon May 16, raising $185,000, which benefitedCamp Erin and Camp Mariposa for children in distress. Karen and Jamie Moyer presented the …

Kids get a $230,000 helping hand
June 17, 2013 – | Comments Off
Kids get a $230,000 helping hand

BY ROSE DENNIS
Assistance League of the Eastside Corks for A Cause was an enjoyable evening of fun, friends and philanthropy at The Newcastle Golf Club on April 27. This wine-themed event was attended by more …

Glitz, glamour and $480,000 to help homeless
April 5, 2013 – | Comments Off
Glitz, glamour and $480,000 to help homeless

BY ROSE DENNIS
The Mirrorball trophies were sparkling Saturday, March 2 as local dancers took to the floor to support Plymouth Housing Group, which provides safe, decent and affordable housing for homeless and low income families.
With …

Trees help raise $1 million at gala
January 25, 2013 – | Comments Off
Trees help raise $1 million at gala

By Rose Dennis
Sharing the “gift of giving” made the 28th annual Providence O’Christmas Trees gala even more meaningful over the holidays. This magical event, under the leadership of chairman Marshal McReal and Providence Director Patricia …

Gala, auction raise $4.8 million for The Hutch
January 3, 2013 – | Comments Off
Gala, auction raise $4.8 million for The Hutch

BY ROSE DENNIS
The 37th Annual Fred Hutch Gala on Dec. 1 raised an amazing $4.8 million for research in new treatments in both bone marrow and T-cell transplantations.
Hosted by the Grace Heffernan Arnold Guild and …

Making a difference for Big Brothers, Big Sisters
December 6, 2012 – | Comments Off
Making a difference for Big Brothers, Big Sisters

BY ROSE DENNIS
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound got a roomful of support – and money – on Oct. 20 as its 47th annual BIG Event auction raised $575,000 for the organization.
A chance to …

A Cinderella night for Pacific Northwest Ballet
October 30, 2012 – | Comments Off
A Cinderella night for Pacific Northwest Ballet

By Rose Dennis
Pacific Northwest Ballet’s black-tie opening gala – The Dream Continues – attracted more than 400 patrons Sept. 21. Under the direction of event co-chairs Alesha Shemwell and Sharon Richardson, the 40th anniversary raised …

Fall Fashion Preview
August 10, 2012 – | Comments Off
Fall Fashion Preview

By Rose Dennis
Those with the foresight to attend the 27th annual Nordstrom Designer Preview fashion show July 12 were treated to the fall collections from the runways in Paris, New York and Milan.
All the top …

When fashion fights cancer
July 13, 2012 – | Comments Off
When fashion fights cancer

BY ROSE DENNIS
Gilda’s Club Seattle celebrated its 10th anniversary Surviving in Style luncheon fashion show June 14 at The Seattle Westin with a filled room of 750 guests raising over $220,000. The organization was named …