Celebrate like it’s 1920 at the Hope Club
April 8, 2012 by James
The “Roaring since the 1920s” gala, a fundraiser of the Junior League of Rhode Island, Inc., will take place at the Hope Club on May 5th beginning at 7pm. Tickets are $100, and attendance is limited to 1000. Tables of ten are available, from $1050-$1300, those who reserve them will be mentioned at the event and will receive party favors. 1920s attire is suggested or cocktail formal dress.
The gala will also celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Junior League. which is an organization of women who are committed to the promotion of volunteering, improving the local community, and developing women’s potential. The organization was founded in 1921 and currently has 265 members. Previously they have raised money for several charities, including the Rhode Island Community Food Bank and Serve RI. Currently they are raising money for the Autism Project and the Amos House Mother and Child Reunification Program.
The event will feature 1920s music from Miss Wensday and the Cotillions, lots of food, a bar offering free wine, beer, soda and juice, a dessert bar, a pianist, dancing demonstrations, an historical slide show, event boards and displays, and live and silent auctions. The silent auction will be for theme baskets; themes include high rollers, prohibition, manly, sports, diva, health and wellness, and Newport. Items for the auctions will be donated by Providence businesses. Local printing companies will most likely be helping the organizers to decorate the event with colorful banners, the party favors and period illustrations.