May 19, 2013

2013 Brotherhood Synagogue Spring Schools Benefit!

This was my sixth year co-chairing the Brotherhood Synagogue Spring Schools Benefit! This year was fantastic, fun and we raised a ton of money for the three schools of the Brotherhood Synagogue on Gramercy Park! Yay!

Our theme was the Jewish diaspora- we decorated with maps and globes, ate an international menu of yummies and danced to a 6-piece live Afro-Cuban jazz band- it was a blast!

For the decor I made three “chandeliers” out of different globe beach balls, pompoms, lanterns and led string lights- cheap and totally fantastic. The pillars in the room were wrapped in lights and ocean blue organza. For the centerpieces we made terrariums, which were also available for purchase.

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The food came from Pride Caterers, who celebrated their 8th year with the Brotherhood Spring Benefit! Everyone agreed Steve and Marty out did themselves this year!

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We grooved to the amazing tunes of Sonido Isleño, a local NYC Afro-Cuban jazz band- they were outstanding! Everyone loved it! The teachers even started dancing!

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In case you thought for a second that this huge benefit was done single handedly, this is the rest of the team- without whom this undertaking could not have been done!

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Thank you to Kari Otero of Mrs. O Photography for (as ALWAYS) taking the best pictures!

Happy Do-Gooding!!

xoxo,

Florie

 

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