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.
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.
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.
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 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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4 thoughts on “Boston Strong Party”
It was great officially meeting you at the party! Hope to see you around soon.
It was so nice to meet you too! I’m sure we’ll run into each other again soon 🙂
I was so sad to not be able to attend! Looks like fun, and of course such a great cause.
Aw, you were missed! Looks like there’s many other fundraisers still to come though. Hope to see you soon 🙂