Posts tagged "celebrities"

Spunk and Pizzazz

We were at auntie Julie's house and she wanted to teach Atia (& Daddy) how to play.
My Previous Blog > “Project Ladybug in Atia’s Name and Oprah!” The Maintenance phase treated Atia well. Thanksgiving (2009) went off without a hitch, as did Christmas. Atia was full of spunk and pizzazz. She was very active and energetic; you wouldn’t know that she received daily chemo treatments unless someone told you. She was very... Read more »

Womb-Watch

Everyone has heard a version of this story. Maybe it happened to a friend of a friend. Or a cousin’s neighbor’s niece. But everyone, and I mean EVERYONE, has heard of someone who adopted a child and shortly afterward became pregnant (often with twins). So I wasn’t surprised that from the moment I arrived home... Read more »

CELEBRITY PHOTOS: "The Winner's Circle" Gala Dinner

Matt serenaded Bria Carter, one of my teammates. Earlier in the evening, she gave a heart wrenching speech about her journey through cancer and losing part of her leg only weeks before. Talk about a mature, gracefully strong young lady. Bria touched all of us and left an imprint on our hearts.
Last Week’s Blog > “Let Them Decorate Cake: Celebrity PHOTOS at The Rally Scavenger Cup” The Rally for Kids with Cancer Scavenger Cup closed with “The Winner’s Circle” Gala Dinner. From the moment it began, it was fabulously fun! Event:                   “The Winner’s Circle” Gala Dinner – Saturday June 26th, 2010 from                                    7:00p.m. – 11:00pm Dress:                   Jeans and... Read more »
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The Rally Scavenger Hunt

Bruce Ovitz, my teammate (on the left), beat Chad, the poker pro.
Last Week’s Blog > The “Start Your Engines” Brunch On Saturday, after the celebrity brunch and after walking the red carpet, The Rally began. We were given our bag which included our first clue, a rule book and a few other little things. The invitation: Event:                        “The Rally” – Saturday June 26th, 2010 from 11:30am –... Read more »

The "Start Your Engines" Brunch

As the honorary co-chair of the event, he held the checkered flag and swung it around upon the start of The Rally.
Last Week’s Blog > “The Qualifiers” Celebrity Draft Party Saturday morning began with a brunch at the Marriot hotel; drivers and celebrities ate and mingled. The energy and excitement was palpable, at least for us (the moms of kids with cancer).  The invitation:  Event:                   ”Start Your Engines” Brunch                                    Saturday June 26th, 2010 from 9:30am –... Read more »

"The Qualifiers" Celebrity Draft Party

Last Week’s Blog > Exclusive Premier Event: The Rally for Kids with Cancer Scavenger Cup My family spent this weekend at the two-day fundraising event called, The Rally for Kids with Cancer Scavenger Cup. It was an absolutely amazing experience full of many firsts for us – the first time walking the red carpet, the... Read more »
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Exclusive Premier Event: The Rally for Kids with Cancer Scavenger Cup

In the middle - Ken Paves, Jessica Simpson's BFF and hair stylist
Last Week’s Blog > “A Lesson Learned From My Father: The Three Cs” Two months ago, I was contacted by Comer Children’s Hospital at The University of Chicago (U of C)¬†asking if Atia could attend an upcoming hospital benefit. The goal: To¬†raise money for pediatric cancer care and research. Atia’s presence would place an awfully... Read more »