Posts tagged "fundraiser"

How Michael Jackson Slipped Through Her Fingers

New Jersey's Ladies' Night Out Fundraiser - Michael Jackson's autographed album just within Cathy's reach!
My Previous Blog > “Holy Hell! She’s Possessed!” Almost everybody has a celebrity they would love to meet; someone in a movie or whose music triggers unforgettably sweet memories. For my friend, Cathy, hers is Michael Jackson, and she tells a funny story about the night she almost took him home with her. Growing up MJ’s songs... Read more »

Atia's Celebration of Life Party

Atia's Celebration of Life Party
My Previous Blog > “Who’s On My Watch?” 19 more days of chemotherapy treatment – Incredible 2 more doses of Methotrexate – Exhilarating 1 more spinal tap with chemo while sedated – Relieving July 10th, the end of treatment – GLORIOUS! After over two years of fighting cancer, a battle unexpectedly thrust upon us, Atia... Read more »

Chicago's First Ladybug Bash: Treads & Threads

More amazing supporters and volunteers - Irene, you're the best!
My Previous Blog > “Asher’s Ukrainian Orthodox Christening”Last December (2010), Atia’s Project Ladybug Fund launched at Comer. Dina Manzo – Project Ladybug’s founder and former Real Housewives of New Jersey cast member – flew in for the event; my family, my friends and my wonderful team of dedicated volunteers stood beside me as this new chapter... Read more »
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"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 »

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 »