Monday, February 15, 2010

Dell Children's Center Valentine Delivery

I would like to thank each of you for the beautiful valentine's that were designed at our March meeting. I received a wonderful thank you from Ashlee McGuire (Dell Children's Hospital) who distributed them to the children at the hospital. Thank you to Amanda Dudley our very own Donor Diva who delivered them to the hospital.

I hope you had a wonderful Valentine's Day and thank you for making it a little bit brighter for some deserving children!

Amy Mader, PWC

Friday, February 12, 2010

Austin Firebats Rodeo Fundraiser 2010

It is time for the 2010 Austin Rodeo! At our February meeting, we had some "little" guest speakers who spoke to our large group for their very first time! Noah Mader and Garrett Abeel are the captains of the Austin Firebats Baseball Team. They are raising money for equipment and tournament fees (short term goal) and money for their trip to play in the 12 U tournament in Cooperstown, NY in 2011. The Austin Firebats and their families are hosting a rodeo trip to the Austin Rodeo. All the information regarding the rodeo is listed at If you have never been to the rodeo, it is a worthwhile experience! Here is a brief synopsis:
1. We are going to the rodeo on Monday March 15th. The concert entertainment is Gary Allen.
2. The preparty begins at noon- 10133 Planters Woods Drive Austin Texas 78730- The Mader Residence.
3. Buses will arrive at 4pm and return to Planters Woods at 11pm.
4. Everyone is invited- Kids and Adults (you just need to keep track of your own chickens)
5. All ticket sales will go through the Firebats website. The funds will directly go to the Firebats Baseball Team.
6. Tickets are limited to the first 100. After we reach 100 (we had 78 in 2009), a waiting list will start. If we need a third bus, we will get one.

We are not selling popcorn, cookies, candy bars or wrapping paper. With your ticket you will get a evening of fun while helping out this group of kids attain their dream in select baseball!

If you would like to make a donation and not attend, you can do that as well!

Amy and Matt Mader

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Growing, Learning, and Giving

Our latest focus for NEAWP this year is to select a charity every month and provide support for each organization. On top of that, this month's meeting hosted by the beautiful Intercontinental Stephen F. Austin Hotel also focused on helping out the Firebats Junior League baseball team as they make their way to nationals. With a new team of board members, Nuptial Essentials has decided to remain not only a leader in event planning education, but also to become a leading resource for brides in the wedding industry.

our junior guest speakers...

Congratulations to Amanda Dudley of Big Day Events for receiving Planner of the Month...

Many thanks to Simon Lee Bakery for providing the delicious petit fours!

Our guest speaker Mike Rinehart provided insightful advice on taking charge of your life...

and of course, everyone created their Valentine's Day cards for the children of
Dell Children's Hospital, our charity of the month!