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Segment Theme: White Table Décor

Kristina Stites, JLGR Past President & Owner of Eventful by Kristy Stites

 

What is the Junior League?

  • The Junior League of Grand is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.
  • Our trained volunteers and proceeds from our fundraisers support:
    • Kids in the Kitchen
    • YWCA Domestic Abuse Shelter
    • Junior League Wellness Adventure Yard
    • Multiple "Done in a Day" Partnerships including: GRPS Loop, Artists Creating Together (ACT), Kids Food Basket, Autism Society of Kent County and more!
  • www.juniorleaguegr.com

 

The JLGR presents Grand Night in White

  • When: Saturday, August 17, 2013 from 6-10pm
  • Where: Location is being kept a surprise until 3 hours prior to the event. Attendees will receive a text & email notifying them of the location.
  • What: Hundreds of people, dressed all in white, and conducting themselves with the utmost grace, elegance, and etiquette, all meet for a mass pop-up "chic picnic" in a unique public space.
    • This event will raise money for the women and children in the GR community served by our projects.
    • The Diner en Blanc concept was first launched by François Pasquier and his close friends 25 years ago, and now brings together hundreds of thousands of people each year in some of the most prestigious locations throughout the world.
  • What must guests bring?
    • A table (preferably no larger than 36"x36"), two white chairs, a white tablecloth, delicious food items, plates, cutlery and table decor (if you so choose). They must wear white and be dressed elegantly. Originality is encouraged as long as it stays stylish and denotes taste. A cash bar will be provided.
  • Cost: $30/couple - your guest can be a partner, a close friend, a relative, even a blind date! You will sit opposite your guest at your table.
  • Our event posters and window clings are scattered all around town - be on the lookout for these if you need more information!

Decorating a FABULOUS ALL WHITE TABLE

Junior League of Grand Rapids' Grand Night in White was inspired by Dinner En Blanc

Start with the basics...

Decorating your table

  • What must guests bring?
    • A table (preferably no larger than 36"x36"), two white chairs, a white tablecloth, delicious food items, plates, cutlery and table decor (if you so choose). They must wear white and be dressed elegantly. Originality is encouraged as long as it stays stylish and denotes taste. A cash bar will be provided.

This is a pop up dinner, impressive venue, entertainment & cash bar secured

You bring the Basics - table & chairs, drinks, food & décor

 

SELECT A THEME!

Today we're showing...

Nautical

Old Hollywood Glamour

Winter Wonderland

 

*Make sure you let your dining guests know, they might want to dress to suit the theme

Make it a group effort - assign guests items to bring to set your table & theme

* You can also style your meal to fit your theme

 

Place Settings:

Plates, napkins, napkin rings, glassware

 

Additional Items: 

Chargers, Napkin rings, Candles, Stemware/Special Glassware, Place cards, ice buckets, etc.

 

it's a fabulous opportunity for a special dining experience!

 

  • Table Linens shown courtesy of Special Occasions Rentals in Rockford, MI
  • Centerpiece decor courtesy of Grand Connection & Kristy Stites

 

Be on the lookout for our "all white" fashion segment tomorrow on Take Five!

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