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2014 Fashion Show Recap

Posted 02/25/2014

On February 25, more than 250 guests attended our 4th annual Fashion Show at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel featuring Designer Denise Hajjar’s spring 2014 collection. The event, led by co-chairs Carol McKean and Don Rodman raised more than $100,000 to benefit Big Sister’s mission of helping girls achieve their full potential by providing them with positive mentoring relationships with women.

Big Sister CEO Deb Re , live from the 2014 Fashion Show!

During the cocktail reception, guests mingled with Big and Little Sisters who donned their favorite fashion attire and “Big Sister/Little Sister” purple sashes. Following the cocktail rception, guests received a welcome from the Emcee and Master of Ceremonies, Susan Wornick of WCVB. Wornick told the audience that although she would be retiring from television this week, she would not retire from supporting Big Sister’s cause.

Boston male celebrity models included Jeff Bellows, BCBSMA; Paul Burton, WBZ-TV CBS Boston; Jack Connors, Jr., Connors Family Office; David Gow, Ernst & Young LLP; Robert Lewis, Jr., The BASE; Barry Nearhos, PwC; Bryan Rafanelli, Rafanelli Events; Bob Ryan, The Boston Globe; Jonathan Soroff, The Improper Bostonian; Bob Sweeney, The Bruins Foundation; Paul Tormey, The Fairmont Copley. At the end of the night, guests bid on fantastic auction prizes including an African Safari, a Tuscan Villa Vacation, and a Boston Bruins Luxury Suite.

Special thanks to our sponsors Ernst & Young, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Ann Marie & Richard Connolly, EMC Corporation, Hill Holliday, PGR Media, Rodman Ford, Constant Contact, Liberty Mutual Insurance, and State Street Corporation. We appreciate all those who supported the event and look forward to an even bigger and better Fashion Show next year!
Check out more pictures from the event on Big Sister’s Facebook page!