Thank you Rueben Bajaj and White Star Investments for your support of 2012 Walk This Way and Becky’s Fund. Without your help, this event could not be possible and we thank you again for your sponsorship.
About White Star: White Star Investments is a privately owned real estate investment and operating firm based in Bethesda, Maryland. White Star specializes in acquiring under-marketed retail real estate investments and proactively building asset value. At White Star their goal is to be the most innovative owner and developer of quality real estate assets in the markets.
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Kojami Inc. enabled Becky’s Fund to take a HUGE step technologically as the event (and other previous events in 2012) was marketed via mobile before, during and after the event. The events application also provided a venue for sponsors and partners to reach their potential audience via mobile advertising through Becky’s Fund mobile network. The live-stream to mobile phones and computers in the region and beyond during the event, was seen by almost 3 times the amount of attendees, sparking hundreds of positive conversations regarding the topic of domestic violence within 24hours.
Becky's Fund thanks NRG Energy for their help and support of 2012 Walk This Way. This wonderful event would not have been amazing without your help.
About NRG Energy: NRG Energy is a Fortune 300 company, NRG is at the forefront of changing how people think about and use energy. Whether as the largest solar power developer in the country, by building the nation’s first privately funded electric vehicle charging infrastructure or by giving customers the latest smart energy solutions to better manage their energy use, NRG is a pioneer in developing cleaner and smarter energy choices for our customers.
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Maggie O’Neill is a Washington, DC based fine artist and the Creative Director of O’Neill Studios, the decorative painting company she founded in 2001.
Ms. O”Neill helped design the 2012 Walk This Way backdrop, furniture and runway set. She assisted, with the talent of Design Operative in constructing the sun glass backdrop on stage for the runway. O”Neill Design Studios” great work in interior design and construction is evident in notable restaurants including OYA, Sei, Sax, Thunder Burger & Bar in DC, Panache Restaurant in VA., and many more! Thank you, O”Neill Studios for helping make #2012WTW a great success this year!
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From the Washington Post:
There aren’t many 330-pound linemen who can properly walk a fashion runway, but Chris Baker did it, and did it gracefully. He was joined at the Walk This Way charity fashion show by Redskins teammates Lorenzo Alexander, Kedric Golston, Reed Doughty and DeAngelo Hall, and Caps players John Carlson and Karl Alzner.
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From the Huffington Post:
WASHINGTON — A smorgasbord of local luminaries, pro athletes and other notables, including Alaska’s governor, turned out Thursday night at the Kastles Stadium on the Southwest waterfront for a fashion fundraiser that raised $50,000 for Becky’s Fund, a group that supports victims of domestic violence.
Read more at the Huffington Post.
From Hollywood on the Potomac:
“It was an amazing night thanks to all of you!! Best to your ways!!” said Jana Sedlakova, model and fashion icon in DC for more than 15 years.
With a sea of seated VIPs, sport, fashion and political celebrities, an excellent weather, sunglasses, a thumping soundtrack, and, naturally, wave upon wave of sartorial splendor, the 2012 Walk This Way, by the non-profit organization Becky’s Fund and menswear designer Eric Finn Custom Clothiers, rocked more than the stage at this runway show that embraced its new home at the Kastles Stadium, with energy and panache.
Read the complete story at Hollywood on the Potomac.
A recap of 2012 Walk This Way from The Fab Empire:
Without question, the “Fourth Annual Walk This Way Fashion Show” was the place to be last night. From pro-athletes to media notables, Kastles Stadium was definitely filled with the who’s who of the District.
Mayor Vincent Gray (along with his son Vincent Jr.) was on hand, along with ABC 7’s Cynne Simpson and Jummy Olabanji; WPGC’s Sunni and Guy Lambert, NBC 4’s Danella Sealock, and blogger Kate Michael just to name a few.
Read the complete article on The Fab Empire.