Thursday, June 2, 2011

“Show Me” Support For Joplin: A Red Tie Affair #RED4JOPLIN

Date: Monday, June 13, 2011
Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Place: Union Station
Dress: “Red Tie” (see explanation below)

What is the event going to look like?
Attendees will experience a great Southern experience, including a “Show Down” between chefs spicing up their own take on well-known Joplin restaurant Fred and Red's famous recipe, Spaghetti Red. A bar will feature beer, wine, and, for an additional $20, you can partake in a whiskey tasting featuring at least five unique whiskeys. Guests will be entertained by live music and a presentation featuring families living in Joplin after the devastation. T-shirts and raffle tickets will also be on sale. We expect several high-profile attendees.

What does “red tie” mean?
This "red tie" event features a focus on the color RED - so dress in your Sunday best, either business or cocktail is appropriate, and include red accessories. Red ties, shoes, or shirts for men, and red scarves, hats, shoes, or dresses for women.

Who will receive proceeds from the event?
Habitat For Humanity International

Who is helping already?
Design Cuisine (catering), Encore Décor (décor), Interactive Magic (entertainment), Eventbrite (registration)

What help is still needed?
Live band (Southern rock preferably), signage, furniture, alcohol (whiskey)

Contact Information:
Lindsey Rosenthal, Events For Good
Twitter: @eventsforgood

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