Friday, 22 February 2008
Silver Party Shines Again!
The Silver Party shone again last night and raised a record $286,000 net profit for the Emergency Department at Sydney Children’s Hospital Randwick which treats over 36,000 children each year that present to the department with a range of illnesses from the most minor through to life threatening.
The 2008 Silver Party was held on board Starship Sydney, Sydney Harbour’s newest and sleekest charter boat and was themed ‘St Tropez’.
500 guests enjoyed a spectacular sunset on Sydney Harbour whilst sipping Moët and Chandon Rosé and Belvedere cocktails to the sounds of DJs Stephen Ferris, Carl Kennedy, Dan Single and Alex Dimitriades.
Flavours for the night were coordinated by renowned chef Michael Moore and presented by high profile chefs Sean Connolly (Astral), James Kidman (Otto Ristorante), Pete Evans (Hugo’s Lounge) and Mark Stone (Lenôtre Paris). Their restaurants generously donated the food.
Silver envelopes were again a huge success selling out within an hour, inside each envelope were fabulous prizes donated by leading prestige brands including; Hugo Boss, Palazzo Versace, Joh Bailey, Estée Lauder, YSL Beaute, Chanel and Aria Restaurant. This year also saw the introduction of the Silver Indulgence prizes that were sold through silent auction, These included the fabulous exclusive and limited edition prizes;
• One deep blue cushion shaped Aquamarine gem stone 11.43ct very generously donated by Nader Jewellers
• The Alice Temperley bespoke carry all, designed exclusively for Moët and Chandon with a customised detachable champagne carrier (two of only 100 produced for New York fashion week).
“Thanks to the tireless support from our committee, sponsors and donors, the Silver Party was a great success. The funds raised will help the Emergency Department continue to strive for excellence and offer the very best care for our brave patients,” said Adam Check, Chief Executive, Sydney Children’s Hospital Foundation.
The Silver Party Committee 2008
Maree Andrews, Tracy Baker, Claudine Clarke, Kirsten Dale, David Hempton, Melissa Hoyer, Edwina McCann,
Marco Meneguzzi, Angela Moore, Naomi Parry, Rachael Ruddick, Siobhan Rothwell, Sally Ryan
For Further Information Contact:
Kate Meikle, Communications Manager Tel: 9382 1188
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