04/17/2012 // Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America // Ilfusion PR // Andrea Morin // (press release)
Brownstone Kitchen + Bar is hosting a fashion show fundraising event, “Catwalk at the Stone” to raise money and awareness for Hope Center for Autism on Thursday, May 3, 2012 from 8:00 – 11:00 p.m. Numerous local businesses are donating high dollar gift packages and prizes to be won in a silent auction and through raffle tickets with 100% of the proceeds benefitting the Hope Center for Autism. This is the second event as part of Brownstone’s seasonal fundraising fashion shows benefitting Hope Center. The first event, held in January 2012, raised $1,823.00. The goal for the May event is to raise over $3,000.00 for the organization. The event is free, open to the public, and located at 840 Currie Street in Fort Worth.
The Hope Center for Autism, located in Fort Worth, provides behavioral therapy to children with autism by focusing on language skills, cognitive development, self-help and the social and play skills necessary for successful and productive lives. The money raised from this event will provide support for local families affected by autism.
“Catwalk at the Stone” will feature summer styles and accessories by Maven, formerly called Chiffoniers, hair by Esoterica Salon & Lounge, makeup by Lisa’s Beauty Box, and airbrush spray tanning by Vanity Room. Ilfusion Creative is producing the event and providing DJ services. Other local businesses that have donated silent auction items and/or raffle ticket prizes include: The Skin Clinic, Smart Pack Gummy Vitamins, Beehive, The Velvet Box, Fitness 2000, Neiman Marcus, Pompeii Salon, Dr. Etheridge, Brownstone Kitchen + Bar, Aurora, Wink Threading, and Metropolitan DFW.
The fashion show charity event will kick off with a red carpet paparazzi photo shoot for all guests. All-night drink and appetizer specials can be enjoyed while Ilfusion’s CEO (and DJ) Jeff Langhammer spins the turntables. Miss Texas 2010, Ashley Melnick, and Esoterica’s Ale Bonilla will be co-hosting the fashion show. Amy Brown, fitness model and nationally qualified bikini class winner of the 2012 Ronnie Coleman Classic, will be a special guest runway model. The schedule is as follows:
5:00 p.m. Pre-Party Happy Hour Drink & Appetizer Specials Begins
8:00 p.m. Red Carpet Paparazzi Party Begins
9:00 p.m. Fashion Show Begins
10:30 p.m. Announcement of the Winners of the Silent Auction & Raffle Tickets
11:00 p.m. Event Ends & After Party Begins
ABOUT HOPE CENTER FOR AUTISM:
The Hope Center offers behavioral intervention for children who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) as well as other behavioral issues. This Christ-centered facility provides services to families and children of all faiths. Hope Center for Autism is located at 2751 Green Oaks Road, Fort Worth, Texas 76116. Contact the organization by phone at 817-560-1139, by email at [email protected], or view the website at http://www.HopeCenter4Autism.org.
CONTACT INFORMATION FOR EVENT PARTICIPANTS:
Brownstone Kitchen + Bar is located at 840 Currie Street in Fort Worth in the West 7th District. Call 817-332-1555 for more information on the event or visit the website at http://www.brownstonefw.com. For more information about Maven, formally called Chiffoniers, located at 3811 Camp Bowie Blvd. in Fort Worth, call 817-731-8545. For more information on Esoterica Salon & Lounge, located at 941 Foch Street in Fort Worth, call 817-924-1500 or online at http://www.esotericastudiosinc.com. For more information on Lisa’s Beauty Box, call Lisa Marie at 817-902-9594 or online at http://www.lisasbeautybox.com. For more information on Vanity Room, located at 1071 Foch Street in Fort Worth, call 817-348-8400 or online at http://www.vanityroombeauty.com. For more information on Ilfusion Creative, located at 1057 Foch Street in Fort Worth, call 888-420-5115 or visit the website at http://www.ilfusion.com.
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