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Food:Soul Benefit Thanks and Raffle Winners Announced

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 Leave a Comment

A huge thank you to everyone who came out to support us at our Food:Soul Benefit Party on August 9th; everyone who purchased raffle tickets and donated items to the raffle; and those who couldn't attend but made a tax-deductible contribution toward our 10 lives, 10 years, $10,000 campaign! We are 36% toward our achieving our goal!

Flux is delighted to announce the winners of our Food:Soul RAFFLE prizes:

1) Star for a Day! - Stephen Lee

2) Daily Show Tickets - Johnna Adams

3) Jimmy Fallon Tickets - Amy Carickhoff

4) Mystery Box - Luis Cobo (and in case you were wondering what was in the box...the 1960s-themed goodies included: two tickets to The Lesser Seductions of History, a hardcover edition of Life: The Classic Collection, a lava lamp, a free facial at Aveda spa and pack of Starburst)

5) Shakespeare in the Park (The Bacchae) - Luis Cobo! Yes, he won twice, but well-deserved as Luis bought 100 tickets

6) Dinner for 2 with a Flux member - Marnie Schulenburg (and who's she going to dinner with? Her own brother and Artistic Director of Flux, Gus Schulenburg)

7) A tour of Google's NYC offices - Lesley Magaril De Lia

8) Handmade purse by Jason Tseng - Marnie Schulenburg (again!)

9) Foot Massager - Deb Clementi

10) BlueTooth headset - Greg Tagaris

11) Gift certificate to SoHo Santuary - Michael Rubenstein

12) Area Yoga gift certificate - Mandy Chan

13) Handmade 60s necklace by Ashley Faison - Liz Crommett

14) Two seasons with NYC Social Sports - Amanda Crommett

15) NYC Theatre Package (ArsNova, Epic Theatre Ensemble, New Perspectives) - Carissa Cordes

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We want to thank everyone who attended the event--those who bought tickets in advance and those who paid at the door (apologies to the few of who whose names we don't have, but a particular shoutout to Rob & Carol Ackerman's friends who came to support):

Rob & Carol Ackerman, Johnna Adams, Thed Allyn, Karin Anderson, Ryan Andes, Camille Averso, Mariette Booth, Erin Browne, Amy Carickhoff, Eleanor Casey, Carissa Cordes, Liz Crommett, Jennifer Conley Darling, Jessa DeLia, Joan & Dick Firestone, Matt Freedman, Ken Glickfeld, Mark Gordon, Jason Gullo, Sean Harvey, Jessi Hill, Kara Knapp, Alano Miller, Paul Mischeshin, Matthew Murumba, Chance Parker, Nicole Potter, Brian Pracht, Zack Robidas, Michael Roderick, Marnie Schulenburg, Barry Shapiro, Ken Shieh, Doug Strassler, Michael Swartz, Daren Taylor, Jason Tseng, Mark Weston, Jodi Witherell

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We also want to give a shout out to everyone who bought raffle tickets in advance and the day of the event (please forgive us for not having all the names of those who purchased tickets the day of):

Luis Cobo, Matthew Archambault, Michael Rubenstein, Mike Tsouris, Johnna Adams, Betty Astle, David Astle, John Cassidy, Deb Clementi, Carissa Cordes, Billy Ehrlacher, Ken Glickfeld, Leah Grip, Sean Harvey, Lesley Magaril De Lia, Faith Rosen, Greg Tagaris, Jane Taylor, Karen Tortora-Lee, Brad Bender, Jackie Berg, Marilou Cassidy, Mandy Chan, Cathy Cohn, Garrett Cronin, Dylon Curatolo, Amy Dechowitz, Kurt Ebrahim, Brian Griffin, Kate Marks, Paul McEnerney, Rachel Meyers, Sandra Morgan, Rany Ng, Warren Nichols, Frederick Olmstead, Catherine Porter, Patrick Schoonveld, Adam Smoler, Mark Valdez, Claire Mazur, Mariette Booth, Becca Firth, Meghan Formwalt, Andrew Glenn, Justin Hoch, Becky Kelly, Alison Klurfield, Kelsey Lebeau, Molly Metzler, Alissa Moore, Renee Nilson, Heather O'Brien, Eliza Bent, Linda Fung, Lindsay Hockaday, Colleen Jasinsky, Toni Quan, Heather Shock, Jen Thatcher, Camille Averso, Megan Dieterle, Nicole Estvanik Taylor, Crystal Skillman, Doug Strassler.

Hope to see you all at The Lesser Seductions of History in November!

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