More than 150 members of the Bay Area philanthropic community attended the cocktail party on Wednesday, January 13 in anticipation of the annual Paint the Town Red Gala for the American Red Cross Bay Area Chapter. Philanthropist was the perfect venue for guests to mingle and shop amongst their incredible collections of the latest trends. An exceptional assortment of hors d’oeuvres were offered additionally, that were both delicious and gorgeous to look at. To enhance the fashion element of the night, Look Model Agency provided the models. The night ended on a sweet note with Landrin Chocolates and cupcakes provided by That Takes the Cake.
Hosted by Jessica Moment and Sally Fowler, the co-owners of Philanthropist were accompanied by Kelly Grimes and Susan Atherton who served as the event’s co-chairs. Guests in attendance included Roberta Economidis and Kelly Bryson Murphy, Paint the Town Red Gala chairs; Susan Atherton, chair of the board of the American Red Cross Bay Area Chapter; Elizabeth Folger, Lee Gregory, Jessica Mullens, and members of the San Francisco international consular corps including British Consul General Julian Evans and his wife Gayle, Dana Beldiman of Romania, Eva Voisin of Hungary and Marciano Paynor, Jr. of the Philippines. Paint the Town Red Gala sponsors that were present were John Cullison of Bank of America, Gwyneth Borden of IBM and Elizabeth Shih of Catholic Healthcare West.
Photo above: Sally Fowler and Usha Burns
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