Celebrating Survival Fashionably Downtown St. Pete with Pink Martinis

When the delightful Melissa Cancio and her fabulous hubby Michael, owners of My Memories that Matter, (their local Event planning and Multimedia Design company) swung by downtown St. Pete venue NOVA 535 to say hello, little did I know it’d end up in a fabulous event featuring pink martinis and a fashion show. They were visiting NOVA to introduce me to the lovely Gina Kravitz, the Executive Director of Susan G. Komen Florida Suncoast. We talked and toured NOVA and agreed to all work together, each of us adding our value and skills towards helping ladies with and survivors of breast cancer. Fast forward several weeks to Tuesday November 10, 2015 and welcome to our Pink Martini Fashion Show….and here come the ladies now….Celebrating Survival Fashionably Downtown St. Pete!

Pink Martinis fundraiser downtown St. Pete at historic venue NOVA 535

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How to Be Awesome at Cocktail Parties

Summer is (basically) here and with the warm weather comes cool cocktails and more reasons to get together and mingle. Attending a cocktail party is an excellent way to increase your awareness about a particular cause, network with like-minded professionals or just to have fun – and we’re here to tell you how to make the most of the event. So without further ado, here’s how to be awesome at cocktail parties:

Know your role

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5 Tips for Hosting Better Fundraisers

Fundraising. Often perceived as more of an obligation than an opportunity. Most people have attended a fundraising event at some point – and most people would agree that many of these events can be a little ::yawn:: less-than-exciting.

WELL THAT ENDS NOW. Okay, so maybe this single post about how to put the FUN in FUNDRAISING (sorry, I had to) won’t necessarily change the course of fundraising history, but hopefully it will inspire future fundraising hosts to harness more creativity in their planning and execution.

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Check out these 5 tips for hosting better fundraisers:

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