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Merryl Brown, head of Merryl Brown Events of Santa Barbara, Calif., shows her green thumb for growing eco-chic events with the Santa Barbara Community Environmental Council's 40th anniversary "Green Gala" fundraiser—a pretty party with a whopping 97 percent waste-diversion rate. Photos by Erin Feinblatt.
A fledging fundraiser in only its second year, held in a region beset by economic doldrums. A venue that was an abandoned building, some 50,000-square-feet of "blank canvas"—which is putting it kindly. Did any of these challenges deter the event team? Not on your life....More
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The Canadian Hospitality Foundation’s Black and White fundraising gala put an elegant new spin on the "superhero" theme thanks to Fifth Element Group. Instead of featuring Batman and his villains, "A Knight in Gotham" took place in Bruce Wayne’s "Wayne Manor" (actually the Royal York Hotel in Toronto)
“It’s About Time” celebrated the 125th anniversary of Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh in grand style, with a design that mirrored the venue’s modern industrial architecture using expanses of glass and open spaces for unique art installations and performances.
Events by Fabulous creates the "Once Upon a Time" storybook-theme gala for Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, complete with Snow White, Cinderella and the most wonderful storybook princess of all: Katy Perry!
Don't look now but the year-end holidays are almost here. And so we present a dozen great gift ideas for the 12 days of holidays. They are so great, you might find yourself setting a few aside for you you you ...