Rockin’ For A Cure: Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Annual Gala

Most of our weekends are filled with beautiful weddings, however for the last 4 years we have had the pleasure (and the honor!) to help plan the annual Triangle JDRF Gala. JDRF is the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research.  Each year we come up with a different theme for the Gala and help come up with fun ways to incorporate the theme into the night’s festivities (from food, to entertainment, to linens, etc). This year was definitely one of our favorites:  Rockin’ For A Cure! The theme ‘Rockin for A Cure was playful, fun and a bit edgy.  We had a palette of golds, black, and pops of color.  Themed desserts with chocolate guitar accents, a dueling piano group for the after-party, and signature drinks (called  Purple Rain and Mint Jagger) with Pop Rocks were just a few of our favorite details!

We were so thankful to be part of this Gala for the 4th year in a row. We are happy to announce that the evening’s event raised over $800,000 to help find a cure for juvenile diabetes! WOW!

A big THANK YOU to our friend  Mikkel Paige for taking time out of her Saturday to come snap a few pictures for us before the event started of a few of our favorite details!

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Thank you to all the wonderful vendors that helped make the JDRF fundraiser a success!

Venue: North Ridge Country Club

Detail Photography: Mikkel Paige

Rentals: CE Rental

Flowers/Decor: English Garden

AV: Creative Visions

After Party Entertainment: Danny K’s Dueling Piano

Photobooth: Shutterbooth

Chalkboards: Bella Joviality 

Tents/Lounge Furniture: Classic Party Rentals