Friday, April 25, 2014

Report Cards in for RECESS! Sponsor Party

The Dallas Afterschool Sponsor Party on March 25th at the home of Amy Turner was a great success - the weather cooperated, the atmosphere was festive, and everyone is now ready for RECESS! - it was an A++ evening!
 
Amy Turner, Auction Chair opened her gorgeous home and Co-Chairs, Christina Norris and Meredith Camp greeted guests at the door. Sponsors arrived to sneak a peek of Park Place Dealership's newest Volvo, sample the fantastic food from Kent Rathbun, and savor wines and spirits from Moet Hennessy in anticipation of more in store in the Cafeteria and at the Monkey Bar on April 25th at our RECESS! Party at the home of Faye Briggs. To top off the perfect evening, guests were treated to a sweet surprise as they left the event - Gold Crown Valet made sure each guest had a beautiful box of Toasted Almond Sea Salt Chocolates from Dr. Sue's Chocolates waiting in their car.
RECESS Co-Chair Christina Norris, Auction Chair Amy Turner, Executive Director of Dallas Afterschool Tanya MacDonad, RECESS Co-Chair Meredith Camp
Co-chairs Christina Norris and Meredith Camp proudly announced that the upcoming fundraiser RECESS! is officially sold. "We couldn't be more excited for this fun event benefiting the wonderful work of Dallas Afterschool in only its second year is a sellout with a waiting list!" RECESS will be held at the home of Faye Briggs with Sarah Losinger serving as the honorary chair.
 
RECESS! will be filled with games and prizes, including this year's Sandbox sponsored by Neiman Marcus, which will include a $1,000 Neiman's gift card and beautiful David Yurman bracelet. Highlighting the event will be an action packed live Auction featuring a spectacular 7-day all expenses paid vacation to Fiji's spectacular Turtle Island Lodge.
Dallas Afterschool Board Chair, Terry Conner and Anne Conner
Also in the Live Auction is an Iron Chef Competition and Dinner for 12 guests provided by Kent Rathbun and Elite Appliance. The winner and 11 guests will have the opportunity to consult with two of Kent Rathbun's chefs and compete with each other in two teams of 6 by creating the first course for the evening. Kent will personally judge the competition and choose the winner. Following the competition, he and his chefs will create a memorable meal in the beautiful Viking test kitchen at Elite Appliance showroom located near the Galleria.

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