Scene & Snapped: This Week In Parties

| August 23, 2012
Angie Beckman with Jan and Carole Young and Jennifer Sawyer.
Angie Beckman with Jan and Carole Young and Jennifer Sawyer.

Third Thursday After-Work Party

Party-goers livened up the dog days of summer with refreshing Tiki-inspired cocktails from Bacardi at the Third Thursday After-Work Tiki Party, held at scenic Captain’s Quarters, Aug. 16.

Those attending enjoyed the cool breeze off the river, mingled with old and new friends and listened to some great tunes while sampling delicious Captain’s Quarters appetizers.

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Jennifer Chapman, Carter Chapman, Kelly Brown, Katherine Brown and Mac Brown.

Jennifer Chapman, Carter Chapman, Kelly Brown, Katherine Brown and Mac Brown.

Brown-Forman Annual Meeting

Brown-Forman Corp. held its annual meeting July 26 at its headquarters on 18th Street.

With The Voice-Tribune’s Photographer John Harralson
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Jean West, Judge Gina Calvert and Sarah Almy.

Jean West, Judge Gina Calvert and Sarah Almy.

Taste For Prevention

ECHO’s 6th annual “Taste for Prevention” event was held Aug. 17 at the Starks Building.

Local celebrities served wine provided by Party Mart, which guests enjoyed along with incredible hors d’oeuvres from some of Louisville’s finest restaurants. An auction was held to benefit ECHO’s child abuse prevention programs.

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Jeff Hormann, Darren Branham, Kate Miller and Travis Myles.

Jeff Hormann, Darren Branham, Kate Miller and Travis Myles.

Louisville LGBT Film Festival

In partnership with the Kentucky Fairness Alliance, the second installment of Louisville’s LGBT Film Festival took place Aug. 16-19 inside the University of Louisville’s Floyd Theater.

The festival brought international, national and regional films that promote the awareness, acceptance and appreciation of diversity within the LGBT community or showcase LGBT writers, producers, directors and/or actors. A Juror Award and Audience Award was given to the best short, documentary and feature.

Filmmakers, including country singer and gay rights activist, Chely Wright, made appearances at the event. The University of Louisville’s Red Barn also hosted a kick-off party Aug. 16.

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Beth Harper, Carla Wettig and Jennifer Lane.

Beth Harper, Carla Wettig and Jennifer Lane.

Louisville Uncorked

Louisville Uncorked held a Summer Tasting at the Frazier History Museum Aug. 16 to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana. Teams brought their own selections of French white wine for a competition at the tasting event.

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Carmella Miller, Liz Wisdom, Christina Harmon, Jeannie Oster and Wes Ringo.

Carmella Miller, Liz Wisdom, Christina Harmon, Jeannie Oster and Wes Ringo.

Hilliard Lyons Reception

About a hundred Hilliard Lyons financial advisors from across the region attended a networking cocktail party at the firm’s Louisville headquarters Aug. 16.

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Ida Turer, Tony Ponte and Lisa Crockett.

Ida Turer, Tony Ponte and Lisa Crockett.

After Hours Third Friday At 60 West

After Hours Third Fridays at 60 West returned Aug. 17 to 60 West Bistro & Martini Bar. The monthly networking and social event for young professionals also played host to Larry Sinclair’s going away party. Sinclair, the director of corporate hospitality sales for the 39th Ryder Cup at PGA of America, will move to Chicago for the Ryder Cup and will not return to Louisville until October.

Attendees of the event also enjoyed music by DJ-Mikus and cocktails.

Photos by TIM GIRTON | Contributing Photographer
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Rachel Keens, Hanna Benjamin and Michelle Bries.

Rachel Keens, Hanna Benjamin and Michelle Bries.

Pink Lounge Launch Party

Merkley Kendrick Jewelers hosted the Pink Lounge Launch Party for the Pink Tie Ball, Aug. 16.

Those attending were encouraged to wear the color pink in honor of breast cancer awareness, and tasted delicious pink treats as they viewed the Jeweler’s unique collections.

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Gracie Parish, Hayden Mitzlaff, Annie Harrison and Madison Mizlaff.

Gracie Parish, Hayden Mitzlaff, Annie Harrison and Madison Mizlaff.

Swim For Hope

The Louisville Country Club’s swim and dive team hosted its fifth annual Swim for Hope Aug. 18.

The fundraiser, open to all families and friends, was held to raise awareness and funds for the Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates and the Satterwhite Recipient Assistance Fund, which aids Kentucky organ transplant recipients in meeting financial needs not covered by insurance.

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Sam Swope, Narcissa and Marlys Wearren.

Sam Swope, Narcissa and Marlys Wearren.

Tuxes & Tails

Kentucky Humane Society held its Tuxes & Tails benefit auction and gala, presented by Brown-Forman, at the Louisville Marriott Downtown Aug. 18.

WAVE 3’s Brian Goode and The Voice-Tribune’s Angie Fenton were emcees for the elegant evening. Proceeds from the “Starry Night” themed event will benefit cats and dogs through KHS’s life-saving mission.

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Ronald Levine and Marge Fitzgerald.

Ronald Levine and Marge Fitzgerald.

Birds & Bees Bash

For his excellence in service and commitment to Planned Parenthood, Dr. Ronald Levine was honored with the Planned Parenthood of Kentucky (PPKY) Founder’s Award during the annual Birds & Bees Bash, Aug. 17, at the Seelbach Hotel.

The Bash featured a cocktail hour, dinner, music, raffle and short program. All proceeds from the evening will support education and outreach programs at PPKY.

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