|Posted by Jacqueline Vazquez on October 26, 2012 at 8:30 AM||comments (0)|
Power of the Purse is a benefit event that recognizes some of Westchester’s most successful women; celebrates the next generation of up and coming female leaders; and calls upon the Westchester community at large to support Girls Inc. programs that give Westchester girls the skills they need to grow up healthy, educated, and independent and to realize their dreams.
Not your typical rubber-chicken fundraiser, Power of the Purse has as its centerpiece a runway show and live auction of handbags designed especially for the event in honor of selected local female leaders. The exciting show celebrates the achievements of these strong, inspiring honorees, and gives Girls Inc. girls a platform to share their dreams for their own futures. The event underscores the importance of investing in Girls Inc. programs that educate, inspire, and support the next generation of Westchester women leaders.
This year notables: Carolyn Clarke, Black Enterprise Business Report BET; Felecia Webb, Polo Ralph Lauren; Darlene Rodriguez, Co-Anchor NBC; Rolando Santana, RSNY Design, Kathleen Tierney, Chubb; Alexandra Satine Designer; Nita Lowey, US Congresswoman; Joey Korein designer; Barbara Edwards, Winberger, Kaplan, Wilson and Edwards; Nina-Michelle Roberts, Women's Designer; Deborah Williams, Her Game Inc, Deborah Slaner Larkin, USTA Serves; Jane Snowdon, IBM; Mihe Coe, Toto NY; LaChanze Fordjour, Actress; Elizabeth Harlow, Designer; Ruth Mahoney, Keybank; April Bukofser & Marin Milio, AprilMarin.
About Girls Inc.
Inspiring all girls to be strong, smart, and bold.
Helping girls develop leadership skills... Teaching them how to keep themselves and their bodies safe... Showing them how to think critically about the images they see of girls in the world around them... Inspiring girls to flourish..
First Lady Michelle Obama to Serve as National Honorary Chair of Girls Inc. Board of Directors.
Click here to read more.
What an amazing organization... Happy to be a part of it...
|Posted by Jacqueline Vazquez on May 24, 2012 at 5:50 AM||comments (0)|
Gilda's Club Carnival May 2012
Lifetime Events by Jacqueline was honored in being a sponsored for Gilda's Club of Westchester Kids' Carnival on May 23, 2012. Being that we love taking photos, we decided to put together a Fun Time Photo Booth.
Other Sponsors were: Stella & David (Therapy Dogs), GCW's Young Professionals Group, Lind & Lael Face Painting & Tatoos, GCW's Youth Committee, Berkeley College, Pace University, and Hot Dog and Cotton Candy Vendor.
Check out the photo collage:
Gilda's Club is a FREE cancer support community for men, women, and teens impacted by cancer in any way. www.gildasclubwestchester.org.
Gilda's Club was opened in 1991 in fullfillment of Gilda Radner's dream to have an informal, welcoming place, like a clubhouse, where people living with cancer, their families and friends, might come together to laugh and cry, exchange information and experiences, find support and pass it on to others. Gilda's Club opened in 1995, in New York City.
For those who did not know who Gilda Radner was, she was a comedienne and actress best known for her sketch comedies on Saturday Night Live. She was married to actor Gene Wilder. When she became ill, after 10 months of false diagnosis she learned that she had ovarian cancer.
|Posted by Jacqueline Vazquez on January 18, 2012 at 11:15 AM||comments (0)|
If you are waiting for Spring to do some "Spring Cleaning", why wait? Ladies if you have a Prom dress, Bridesmaids dress, a gown that you would like to donate to a good cause, then check out Operation Prom - where you can donate dresses for students who cannot afford to buy a dress, and give them a chance to attend their Prom.
Collecting Dresses and Accessories now through March 27, 2012. If you miss the March date, don't worry gather the dresses and put them away until October when collection starts again.
Noel D'Allacco, Founder & Executive Director of Operation PROM - Westchester County Headquarters
Self proclaimed Promologist, Noel D'Allacco, founded Operation PROM, a nationally recognized 501 c 3 not for profit organization in 2005. She began collecting bridesmaid dresses from clients and donated them to students from her high school in Yonkers, New York. Operation PROM was originally established to help low-income students attend their Proms by providing free Prom dresses and tuxedo rentals. It has since expanded to also help students with scholarships and school supplies. The organization primarily assists students who are sick, homeless or live in shelters and do not have family to assist them. To date, Operation PROM has helped thousands of students attend their prom at little or no cost. To request a free prom dress, students must be recommended by their guidance counselor and meet the requirements, such as a severe financial need, and the student should be passing all of their classes. Noel and her team oversee all national chapters of Operation PROM.
|Posted by Jacqueline Vazquez on October 6, 2011 at 7:05 AM||comments (0)|
As you may know great causes are a part of Lifetime Events by Jacqueline. October 5th marked another great day to be a part of two Galas in one day. First we volunteered our time to assist Girls Inc of Westchester with their first annual Gala - Power of the Purse in Arsdley NY.
Then attended another Great Gala: Wish Upon a Wedding New Jersey - Blissful Wishes Ball at the Crystal Plaza in Livingston NJ.
Wish Upon a Wedding NJ Gala Video Clip by Endless Wave Studios
|Posted by Jacqueline Vazquez on September 27, 2011 at 10:05 AM||comments (0)|
ABOUT THE AUCTION
Beginning September 15, 2011, Wish Upon a Wedding will host a nationwide online charity auction, offering hundreds of luxury products and services in the realms of weddings, travel, fashion and cuisine.
Most items are carefully selected to help couples create the perfect wedding or event. Proceeds from these items will help make Wedding Wishes come true throughout the United States.
ABOUT THE WISH UPON A WEDDING
Wish Upon a Wedding is the world's first nonprofit organization to provide weddings & vow renewals to couples facing terminal illness, regardless of sexual orientation. With 20 chapters nationwide and 30 wishes granted to date, we don't believe anyone should have to put aside their wedding plans when life presents extreme challenges. We offer free-of-charge weddings to couples in need.
Bidding for your wedding items here is the conscious consumer's way to wed.
You will be making Wedding Wishes come true for terminally ill individuals
Your bid is a donation to charity
You'll save money! Many items start at just $75
Businesses featured here have been carefully reviewed by our auction team
All items are from the industry's finest professionals
|Posted by Jacqueline Vazquez on September 24, 2011 at 6:35 AM||comments (0)|
Lifetime Events by Jacqueline attended the Operation Prom open house event in Tuckahoe NY on September 23, 2011. Operation PROM celebrated 7 years and among their attendees were Guest Speaker: Nicole Sheindlin, Founder & Executive Director of Her Honor Mentoring, and Honorees Lisa Vitiello, Agent of State Farm Insurance and John Curerri with an award.
It was an awesome event, great people and a great cause. I met the wonderful Founder Noel D'Allacco who has such a great heart. Jacqueline Vazquez is looking forward to volunteering her time to helping at Operation Prom.
If you have previously been a bridesmaid and are not thinking of wearing your dress again, why not support a Great Cause and donate your dress to OPERATION PROM.
Donate dresses (new or used but in great condition) tuxedos, accessores, supplies. Visit www.helpprom.org for more information.
|Posted by Jacqueline Vazquez on September 22, 2011 at 7:10 AM||comments (0)|
Wish Upon a Wedding is the first wish granting organization providing weddings and vow renewals for couples facing terminal illness and serious life altering circumstances, regardless of sexual orientation. Jacqueline Vazquez is honored to be a part of this organization by volunteering her time as the National Secretary for the Board of Directors. http://wishuponawedding.org/jacqueline-vazquez-secretary/.
Visit their website for more information and be a part of a great cause for couples. www.wishuponawedding.org . Currently open is the largest Wedding Auction Bid Your Wish for Wedded Bliss. So check it out and place your bid. https://www.biddingforgood.com/auction/AuctionHome.action?auctionId=136896893