Full of Heart

It fills our hearts with joy to be able to give back to our community. This past fall, we were given the opportunity to plan the American Heart Association (AHA) Washtenaw County Heart Ball. The AHA provides life-saving research and education all over the county. We couldn't have been happier to help this amazing organization with their event and help them reach their fundraising goal. 

The past several years, this event has been held at the University of Michigan stadium. This is a venue that doesn't need a lot of help in the decor department, but we took the challenge of creating a Moroccan theme for the event. We accomplished this with decor, the catering menu, and entertainment. 

This event had many moving parts to keep on track. We had a cocktail hour and silent auction, a seated dinner with a program and live auction, and an afterglow party. Luckily the AHA has a great pool of volunteers that were on hand to donate their time to help with coat check, auction items and more! 

We can't wait to take on more events like this one! 

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Bright florals and lush linens were used to bring a little bit of Morocco to Ann Arbor. 

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The University of Michigan football field is a pretty epic backdrop for any event! 

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We worked with AHA volunteers to arrange silent auction items and descriptions around the event space. 

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Moveable Feast Catering created an amazing menu with Moroccan flair and spices for both strolling appetizers and dinner. 

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Karma Bellydancing was one of the groups that provided entertainment for guests during the event. They helped to immerse guests in Moroccan culture.

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Attendees raised this paddle when their entire table donated money to the cause. They were rewarded with champagne and chocolates! 

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Knockerball Michigan were on hand at the end of the program so guests could have some fun on the field. 

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Not everyone can say that they have worn a helmet on the U of M football fields, but these guests can! 

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Guests danced the night away during the after party that featured Drew and Kin on dueling pianos. 

Event Planner: Pineapple Punch Events. Venue: University of Michigan, Jack Roth Stadium Club.  Floral and Rentals: V Agency. Catering: The Moveable Feast Catering. Photo Booth: Photo Booth Plus. Sound and Video: Russell Video. Live Auction:  Entertainment: Karma Bellydance, Dance Pavilion, Knockerball Michigan, and Drew De Four and Kin Curran on Dueling Pianos.