Thursday, September 18, 2014

Local Media Celebrities Headline 4th Annual BraTini: Celebration for the Cause





How do you make the area’s premiere breast cancer fundraising event even better? You add the most popular print and broadcast media celebrities to the runway roster! Frank Scott of WHOG and DJ Tremble of WVYB will join Bill Offill, publisher of the Daytona Beach News-Journal and John Walsh, publisher of the Ormond Beach Observer, along with eight other area celebrities at the 4th Annual “Bra-Tini: Celebration for the Cause” set for Wednesday, October 1 at the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort.

 Presented by REALTORS® Sold 4 the Cause, the area’s only “Jade” level team in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk of Volusia/Flagler, BraTini has become the team’s signature event, raising more than $20,000 last year and generating the most creative and whimsically- designed bras anywhere!

 In addition to the live auction, this year’s “Bratini – Celebration for the Cause” features a Photo Booth where attendees can take pose for snapshots with a variety of pink accessories, and browse the incredible silent auction for jewelry, art, vacation stays, and gift baskets. One hundred percent of the proceeds from the entire event will go to the American Cancer Society. Cubby will return to the runway fresh off another stellar season, along with other local celebrities including Ali Kargar of ICI Homes, Walter Borgen of RE/MAX Signature, Tyler Grant of AutoNation Honda Sanford, Paul Osterndorf of Adams Cameron, Jonathan Gildon of Realty Pros Assured, and Owen Chittendon of The Shores Resort & Spa.

Each model will don a uniquely decorated bra that has been custom designed by creative committee members and local fashion and interior designers. Attendees bid on each bra with the assistance of professional th Annual BraTini:

Celebration for the Cause auctioneer Eric Alexander of EXIT Realty Martin Group, who is returning for the fourth year in a row. “Bratini – Celebration for the Cause” gets underway Wednesday, October 1 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Hilton Daytona Resort.

Tickets are $35 on Eventbrite before Sept 22 or $45 at the door and include a “Pink Martini” and a selection of hors d’oeuvres and a pasta station. The live bra auction will begin promptly at 6 p.m. Tickets are available on Eventbrite (or online search Eventbrite BraTini Celebration tickets) or by calling Debbie Callahan at (386) 299-5281 or Rose Roberts at (386) 299-1175.

The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Volusia/Flagler walk will take place Saturday, October 25 at 9 a.m. at the Historic Jackie Robinson Ballpark in Downtown Daytona Beach. Donations to the Realtors Sold 4 the Cause fundraising team can be made by clicking here or on the Making Strides website. For more information, please contact Lisa Blythe at (386) 316-3141 or email lblythe@stitle.com. Pin It
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