Scene & Snapped: This Week In Parties

| July 12, 2012
Attorney Davis Edwards with Smith and Anne Haynie and Steve Bass.

Attorney Davis Edwards with Smith and Anne Haynie and Steve Bass.

Gold’s Chocolate Party

Paul and Penny Gold held their annual summer chocolate party at their home in eastern Jefferson County.

With The Voice-Tribune’s Photographer John Harralson
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Vindhya, Feifei, Neha and Vibha Katta.

Vindhya, Feifei, Neha and Vibha Katta.

Salsa, Soul, Sushi, & Samosas

Greater Louisville International Professionals partnered with various professional associations of Louisville to host “Salsa, Soul, Sushi, & Samosas” at the Louisville Palace July 7. The event featured an evening of salsa dancing with Grupo Ache and international music by DJ Maxik, as well as a range of worldly appetizers from local restaurants.

Guests enjoyed an inclusive and fun environment that gathered all of the organizations’ diverse membership together for networking, collaborations, dancing and celebrating the community. The aim of the event was to build bridges among the many unique professional backgrounds, thinking styles, ethnicities and cultures in Louisville.

Some of the proceeds from “Salsa, Soul, Sushi, & Samosas,” sponsored by Brown-Forman, LG&E and Papa John’s, will fund scholarships for minorities.

Photos by LIAM SPRADLIN | Contributing Photographer
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Lauren Ciabocchi, Emili Tennison and Kim Elliott.

Lauren Ciabocchi, Emili Tennison and Kim Elliott.

ZTA Philanthropy Luncheon

Zeta Tau Alpha held its 51st National Convention at the Louisville Marriott, June 27 through July 1. Over 800 ZTA sisters and alumni attended the event.

Phyllis George, former First Lady of Kentucky, Miss America 1971 and founder of the Kentucky Museum of Art & Craft, was honored with the Outstanding Alumna Award at a philanthropy luncheon June 30. Attendees enjoyed a delicious lunch and dessert at the event, themed “Think Pink” in honor of ZTA’s national philanthropy, breast cancer awareness.

Photos by BILL WINE | Contributing Photographer
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Greg Bromley, Ryle Reynolds, Brandon Bailey, Elizabeth Bromley, John Steimel, Jennifer Bromley and Matt Nofsinger.

Greg Bromley, Ryle Reynolds, Brandon Bailey, Elizabeth Bromley, John Steimel, Jennifer Bromley and Matt Nofsinger.

YouthBuild Playhouse Reveal

The Building Industry Charitable Foundation, Kosair Charities and YouthBuild Louisville revealed custom-built playhouses for two families June 28 during an event on the YouthBuild Louisville Campus. Mayor Greg Fischer addressed the crowd and spoke about the project as yet another example of how compassionate Louisville residents and businesses are toward one another.

This year’s recipients were the twin boys of the Corbett family and the young daughter of the Bromley Family.

Both playhouses will be on display during Homearama, July 14 through 29. The Corbett Playhouse will be on display at Rock Springs and is sponsored by River City Bank. The Bromley Playhouse will be on display in Shakes Run.

Photos by Liam Spradlin | Contributing Photographer
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David Riggs and Jenilee Harrison with Griz.

David Riggs and Jenilee Harrison with Griz.

Second Annual K9 Care Montana Fundraiser

A fundraising event to raise money for Louisville Families for Effective Autism Treatment (FEAT), the Montana experience and K9 Care Montana’s service dog program was held June 23 at Buckhead On The River.

K9 Care Montana allows children with autism to participate in outdoor activities such as gemming for stones, fishing, campfires and exploring an area near Philipsburg, Mont. that was featured on the “Today” show as one of the greatest small towns and “the last best place” in America. The incorporation of K9 Care service/therapy dogs makes this a unique program which demonstrates the numerous benefits that therapy dogs can provide for children and families facing autism.

Photos By MATT HERP | Courtesy Photos
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Hanna Dozier Benjamin and Hadley Hartz.

Merkley Kendrick Jewelers Reception

Customers enjoyed appetizers, drinks and the opportunity to view and wear exclusive vintage jewelry at a reception held at Merkely Kendrick Jewelers on June 28.

The event showcased the amazing collection of estate jewelry and vintage engagement rings the store is currently hosting. Merkley Kendrick Jewelers is located at 138 Chenoweth Lane. Store hours are Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Photos by Bill Wine | Contributing Photographer
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