Boston Strong Party

Boston Strong Party

This week has been a busy one filled with fundraisers in support of The One Fund and the Boston Marathon bombing victims. On Wednesday night Kyle and I attended the Boston Strong Party at Cafeteria Boston hosted by Christi Villarreal and Jen Dorman of Boston Bachelorette. It was nice to come together mid-week to drink, eat, and meet new people.

Boston-Strong-ladies
I’m blown away by how Jen and Christi were able to pull together such a dynamic event in such a short period of time (about 2 weeks!) Both ladies live in the Back Bay and the events on Marathon Monday struck close to home. They felt compelled to contribute, and did a fantastic job with the event.

silent auction
I was also thrilled that the BCAE was able to contribute a gift certificate to the silent auction. Many great businesses from around the city were represented and the auction was a success! I had my eyes on the 5 pack of classes from Pure Barre.

Boston Strong gear
Guests were encouraged to show their Boston pride by dressing in Boston sports gear or blue and yellow (hence the Red Sox hat). I don’t think I’ll ever get tired of seeing Kyle in his marathon jacket.

Cafeteria Boston
Cafeteria was the perfect venue. Their second floor is cozy and I absolutely love the chalkboard wall. We enjoyed a wine tasting thanks to South Mart Liquors and the hors d’oeuvres from the restaurant.

UPDATE: I’m so happy to report that Boston Strong Party raised $3,000 for The One Fund in just 3 hours!

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