RSVP Montgomery

ADT Presents Mistletoe & Dracula

JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2019

On November 3-4, The Alabama Dance Theatre presented spectacular performances of “Dracula,” a ballet to die for, and “Mistletoe” featuring “Favorite Dances of Christmas,” all accompanied by full houses, thunderous applause, and standing ovations. The night before, a special “sneak peak” production and reception was held for military and first responders.

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Emerging Artists Show

JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2019

Hampstead’s Lido Event Space was the perfect venue for many who found their happy “medium” at the inaugural Alabama Emerging Artists Show on December 7 and 8. The show featured nine talented emerging artists from our great state, and several from right here in Montgomery.

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Krewe of Athenians

JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2019

The Krewe of Athenians hosted its 69th annual ball on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at the Convention Center at the Renaissance Hotel. This elegant event featured a “Triple Crown” theme to celebrate the royal legacy of the current queen, Mary Elmore DeMott, daughter of Dr. Miles Lamar DeMott and Elmore Inscoe DeMott, the Queen of Athenians in 1988. Her grandmother, Elmore Bartlett Inscoe, was the first of the three Athenians crowns in 1960.

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MANE Raise The Roof

JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2019

Hundreds of River Region citizens gathered to show support for the area’s premier therapeutic riding facility, known as MANE, at the 10th annual “Raise the Roof” Seafood Celebration on Thursday, October 25th. MANE serves area children, adults and veterans who have physical, cognitive, emotional and developmental disabilities using equine-assisted activities. All labor and fabulous seafood, which was freshly prepared in MANE’s Poarch Creek Arena, was completely donated by Wintzell’s Oyster House, courtesy of owners Bob and Buffy Donlon from Mobile. Baptist Health, MAX Credit Union, and Spire Energy (formerly Alagasco) sponsored the event. Toes tapped to country music favorites from the Trotline Band as guests dined, mingled and made new acquaintances.

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Mystic Society of Les Dames

JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2019

The Ladies of the Mystic Society of Les Dames celebrated the 62nd annual ball on Friday, November 9th at the Wynlakes Country Club. The theme, “Who Runs the World, Girls!”, celebrated empowered women throughout history.



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Beat the Odds

NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2018

The Cancer Wellness Foundation held its 3rd annual fundraiser, “Beat the Odds” Casino Night and Drawdown Event, on Thursday, October 18, 2018 at the beautiful Wynlakes Country Club. Natalie Pirnie coordinated all the decorations and lighting in keeping with the casino night theme and in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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Driving Out Crime

NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2018

What better way to help fight crime than spending an afternoon on the Robert Trent Jones Golf Course? On October 12, this fundraiser was in full swing with 120 golfers who helped raise money for the Central Alabama CrimeStoppers organization. Program Coordinator Officer Tony Garrett started the tournament over ten years ago, but they really drove it home this year, raising almost $100,000.

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Festiwelle

NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2018

Welle Studio’s 9th annual fashion event was held at the A&P Lofts in Cloverdale on October 16, 2018. This free event featured over 20 female models rocking this season’s fall trends from Welle Studio and sleepwear from Christine’s Feathered Nest. Sara Dogget Evenson, creator and designer of Marie Oliver, was available for a meet-and-greet for all the VIP guests before emceeing the event. The VIP pre-party was held at Vintage Cafe and included hors d’oeuvres, a drink ticket, and a swag bag with goodies and gift cards from Welle Studio and Christine’s Feathered Nest. Festiwelle is one of the most energetic fashion shows in Montgomery and wouldn’t be possible without the incredible ladies who rocked the runway and supporters who came out for the fun night!

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Merrie Mimics

NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2018

On the evening of Saturday, September 8 at the Montgomery Country Club, the Merrie Mimics
Mystic Society officially opened the Montgomery Ball season with their 65th annual ball themed “You Can Call Me Zelda.” The Ladies of Merrie Mimics celebrated the 1920s and life of Zelda Fitzgerald, as well as the 100th anniversary of her meeting F. Scott Fitzgerald.

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Mustache Run

NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2018


Runners lined up outside Common Bond Brewers for the second annual 5K Montgomery Mustache Run on September 29th. This fundraiser raises money to support the Jackson Hospital Foundation. Over 300 runners and spectators, many sporting unique mustaches, lined up to help raise awareness of the importance of men’s health. Rich’s Carwash was on site offering free car washes and LAF Game Co. brought out their oversized games to keep kids and adults entertained. Common Bond Brewers provided beer for the event and runners at the finish line. Over $10,000 dollars was raised, which will help to expand medical services and facilities on the hospital campus. 

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