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Blingo at the Rittenhouse Hotel

Saturday night the Rittenhouse Hotel was the scene of a lively bingo game — except that the guests were not the blue-haired ladies  I’m used […]

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WDAS Women of Excellence Luncheon With Mary J. Blige

On Saturday, WDAS held its First Annual Women of Excellence Luncheon and paid tribute to the “Sheroes” who are essential contributors to the Tri-State Area. Surprise […]

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Shane Victorino Foundation Private Fundraiser and Dinner

At the Phillies home opener on Monday, the fans gave former Phillie and current Boston Red Sox star Shane Victorino an extended standing ovation for his first […]

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Philadelphia Academies Inc.’s “The Party”

Thursday night the Philadelphia Academies, Inc. threw their annual shindig “The Party” with 300 guests filling the Fringe Arts/La Peg Brasserie building at 40 N. […]

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“The Party”: Donors Are Heroes Gala 2015

The Four Seasons ballroom was filled to the brim on Friday night for the 13th Annual Donors are Heroes Gala otherwise known as “The Party,” […]

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Red & White Ball for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Philadelphia

On Saturday night, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Eastern Pennsylvania held their 2nd annual Red & White Ball at the Westin Hotel in Center City. […]

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Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Annual Gala and Concert

Friday night The Philadelphia Youth Orchestra (PYO) organization hosted its annual gala and concert, an evening of music, art and dining at the Union League […]

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Third Annual United Negro College Fund Mayor’s Masked Ball

On Friday night, Philadelphia hosted its 3rd Annual United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Mayor’s Masked Ball at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. The UNCF provides scholarships […]

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Philadelphia Flower Show Black-Tie Gala and Afterparty

The 2015 Philadelphia Flower Show opened on Friday, February 27, 2015, with a black-tie gala. Guests enjoyed hors d’oeuvres and a cocktail party under a […]

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Cheers for CHOP Featuring Salt-N-Pepa

On Saturday, February 28th, the 2nd Annual Cheers for CHOP (Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia) was held at the Valley Forge Casino. This year the event […]

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Young Friends of the Art Museum’s Black-Tie Winter Gala

The Young Friends of the Philadelphia Museum of Art annual black-tie Winter Gala lived up to its name Saturday evening thanks to blanket of freshly fallen […]

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Simon’s Soiree to Benefit Simon’s Fund

Simon’s Fund was established in 2005 in memory of Simon Sudman, son of Phyllis and Darren Sudman, who died of a heart defect called Long […]

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Philadelphia Auto Show Black Tie Tailgate 2015

Nearly 4,000 people came out to enjoy “A Night to Remember at the 2015 Philadelphia Auto Show’s Black Tie Tailgate” on Friday, January 31st. Guests […]

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The 24 Top Philanthropists in Pennsylvania

“No one has ever become poor from giving,” wrote Anne Frank in her diary. That is certainly true of these immensely wealthy Pennsylvanians, who collectively […]

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Garrett Snider Benefit for Marc Vetri Foundation’s Eatiquette

Last week at the Rittenhouse Hotel Garrett Snider and The Garrett Getlin Snider Foundation hosted a benefit to raise awareness for The Vetri Foundation For […]