Over $1.4 Million Dollars Raised To Provide Vital Services at Fresh Start Women’s Foundation

Posted By on March 14, 2019

The Event: The 23rd Annual Fresh Start Gala

The Cause: Fresh Start Women’s Foundation

Mission: Fresh Start Women’s Foundation provides education, resources and support for women to positively transform their lives and strengthen our community.

Event Chair: Andrea Katsenes

Founders’ Award: Cindy Watts

Title or top tier sponsors:

Date held: March 9th, 2019

Venue: The Phoenician

Entertainment & Fashion: DJ Rani G. played the cocktail hour with a curated selection of music and later in the evening guests danced the night away with live music by The Hamptons. Neiman Marcus presented an incredible Best of Neiman’s fashion show filled with color, florals, sparkle.

Quote: “Thanks to the support of our community, Fresh Start will continue to surround Valley women in crisis with support, training and friendship. Lifting these women, lifts their entire family and leads to a thriving community” says Event Chair, Andrea Katsenes.

Dollars raised: $1.4 million+

Photo credit: Haute Photography and Video

  • Event Chair Andrea Katsenes with Jan Lewis
  • Susan Palmer-Hunter, Pat Petznick and Jacquie Dorrance
  • Event Chair Andrea Katsenes with friends and colleagues from Valley Leadership Class 33
  • Dana and Amanda Garmany
  • Chelsey Davis of ABC15 with Husband Brandon Hamilton
  • Barb Lytle, Heather Morrison, Lisa Wightman, Monique Taillieu, Julie Brooks, Debbie Gaby and Johanna Martin
  • Mike and Cindy Watts
  • Fresh Start Co-Founders Pat Petznick, Beverly Stewart, and Fresh Start President and CEO Susan Berman
  • Jim and Pam Risoleo, Christian Overton and Christina Papasadero
  • Fashion Installation by Neiman Marcus
  • Floral Mannequin by White House Design Studio
  • The Hamptons Performing for dinner and dancing
Andrea Evans

About Andrea Evans

Andrea Tyler Evans is the Publisher of Frontdoors Media. She can be reached at publisher@frontdoorsmedia.com.

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