Pinot for Pink Recap

16 Aug

(photo credit Nneka Obiudu)

Last week I held a fundraiser event, Pinot for Pink: A Brooklyn Wine Party , to raise money for The Pink Agenda, the charity I’m running the NYC Marathon for this November. I want to thank all of those who attended the event and supported my cause. We spent the evening sipping on wine, chatting about Brooklyn, toured the winery, and even had a little silent auction featuring items from some of my favorite restaurants and businesses.

(photo credit Nneka Obiudu)

Much thanks to all the businesses that donated to the auction– Seersucker Brooklyn, Arthur on Smith, Local Roots NYC, Madiba, Stonehome Winebar, Waterfront Wines and Spirits, Leslie Lewis of Sangha Yoga Shala, Victoria’s Secret (especially Brette Ehrenpreis), and home/made. Also thank you to my lovely photographer for the night, Nneka Obiudu. And of course, special thanks to Brooklyn Winery for having us and donating 10 percent of the evening’s proceeds to The Pink Agenda.

(photo credit Nneka Obiudu)

It was a fabulous evening, and I can’t wait for the next one! Of course, I’m already planning it, so save the date… September 26th. For more info about my fundraising efforts, please visit my FirstGiving page here.

(photo credit Nneka Obiudu)

 

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2 Responses to “Pinot for Pink Recap”

  1. stenro August 17, 2012 at 1:55 am #

    It was fun and relaxing. Maggie and I are happy to support the cause (and of course, wish we didn’t have to!) We are looking forward to the dinner at home/made and loil forward to the next event (which is on our Anniversary!)

    • becomingbklyn August 17, 2012 at 11:06 am #

      Thanks for supporting, Steve and Maggie! Hope you can be at the next one. :)

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