RECAP: DIFFA Urban Picnic by Design
September 18, 2014 – 3:18 PM | No Comment

In its inaugural year, the DIFFA (Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS) Urban Picnic by Design combined over-the-top design and decadently delicious bites – all benefiting AIDS Services of Austin (ASA) and DIFFA.
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RECAP: Great Grown Up Spelling Bee
May 6, 2014 – 4:00 PM | No Comment

For the 11th year in a row, the Literacy Coalition of Central Texas hosted what may be one of the most fun events in the city. The Great Grown Up Spelling Bee truly brings us all back to a time when words and grammar were crucial to our everyday learning experience.

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RECAP: Elizabeth Ann Seton Board’s EASB Live!
April 30, 2014 – 1:00 PM | No Comment
RECAP: Elizabeth Ann Seton Board’s EASB Live!

The Elizabeth Ann Seton Board hosted the record-setting EASB Live! Gala earlier this month at Camp Mabry. The sold out event netted over $700,000, benefiting the Seton Community Health Centers and the Sister Gertrude Levy …

RECAP: Austin Recovery Speaker Series Luncheon with Natalie Cole
April 22, 2014 – 3:00 PM | No Comment
RECAP: Austin Recovery Speaker Series Luncheon with Natalie Cole

Gathering more than 700 people to a luncheon on a weekday is not an easy feat to accomplish, but leave it to the fine folks at Austin Recovery to make it happen. Last week’s Speaker …

RECAP: American Red Cross of Central Texas Luminaria
April 9, 2014 – 11:18 AM | No Comment
RECAP: American Red Cross of Central Texas Luminaria

On Friday, April 4th the American Red Cross of Central Texas hosted Luminaria, its annual fundraising gala, at the Four Seasons Hotel Austin. The organization raised a record $294,000 for disaster relief services in the Central Texas …

RECAP: Austin Under 40 Awards 2014
April 8, 2014 – 1:00 PM | No Comment
RECAP: Austin Under 40 Awards 2014

Every Spring, throngs of young professionals gather at the Austin Under 40 Awards recognize their peers. The award winners and nominees are an always impressive list of individuals making a difference in our community, and …

RECAP: Explore Austin’s Quest for the Summit
April 2, 2014 – 7:00 PM | No Comment
RECAP: Explore Austin’s Quest for the Summit

The fifth annual Quest for the Summit, held under the stars at Contigo, raised a record-breaking $246,000 for local nonprofit Explore Austin.
A crowd of over 400 people attended the event, which was chaired by Malia …

RECAP: Man Up Event at W Austin’s AWAY Spa
April 1, 2014 – 11:02 AM | No Comment
RECAP: Man Up Event at W Austin’s AWAY Spa

Let’s hear it for the boys! The W Austin certainly let out a cheer last week week with the debut of the “Man Up” facial treatment (featuring Jack Black products) at the AWAY Austin Spa. …