Most of the time my columns show you who was at the event, and very little of the ambiance. Going forward I want to change that. If a column is placed in a media outlet, and it was particularly spectacular, I’m going to put the photos in PhillyChitChat and tell you who was behind the fun.
Cheers for CHOP is a celebratory evening benefiting Emergency Medicine
at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). This festive event
will include outstanding entertainment, cocktails, and an incredible
silent and live auction.
Last year’s second-annual Cheers for CHOP raised more than $675,000 for
the Child Life, Education and Creative Arts Therapy program. Nearly 700
guests enjoyed a fabulous evening with a live performance by
Deets: Karen Pecora, Philadelphia Event Planners
Karen oversaw the entire event production
Lighting: Bobby Morganstein Events/BME provides event production services to the entertainment industry featuring lighting and visual production, lounge decor rentals, LED dance floors, staging, and novelty entertainment. From essential to over the top extravagant, we will work with you to design a package specific to your party’s needs. Our DJ management division has an experienced team that will match you with the perfect interactive entertainment package for your needs
Dance Floor Company: Light Up Your Floor
PR: Corie Moskow, Ilana Waber Gloss PR
Sponsored cabana set up
The amazing auction. I talked to the auction committee chair, Gregory Itzenson, who told me they pulled the whole thing together beginning in December, which was later than normal.
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All the restaurant gift certificates are displayed here where guests can see them
Katy Friedland Manager of Special Projects Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Founding President and Member Cheers for CHOP/Childhood Friends, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia welcomed the guests to the 3rd Annual Cheers for Chop event. “This is the next generation of philanthropy!!” she proudly exclaimed.
She thanked the co-chairs 2016 Cheers for CHOP Co-Chairs Allison and Jon Lubert Jen and Jon Rodack, the committee and the sponsors including
The Presenting Sponsor: The Marty & Iris Walshin Foundation
After an introduction video was shown, the guests returned to the party where they were entertained by