Sunday, March 22, 2009

Spring Connections Party 2009

The Connections Party on Saturday was awesome! We had a great turn out of about 60 people from about 20 different groups.

We had folks from the community share with everyone a little about their group, business or event:
  • Elliot Gonzales - upcoming Long Beach Green Festival on May 9th
  • Evan Kelly and Ten Terrell - Phantom Galleries and 2nd Saturday Art Walk
  • Carina Cristiano-Leoni - Connected Corridor
  • Mark Hawkins - Ink Peace
  • John Steffans - Gay Christian Network
  • Dr. Becky Kuhn - Global Lifeworks
Big thanks to community groups who donated door prizes:
  • Aquarium of the Pacific
  • Museum of Latin American Art
  • National History Museum of Los Angeles
  • Long Beach Museum of Art
  • Nino's Italian Restaurant
  • Baba Ganouj - Food of Lebanon Restaurant
  • Ink Peace, LLC
  • AMC Theatres
Thanks to local band Wings for the Queen for playing for us! You guys were awesome!

More thanks to the Neighborhood Resource Center for lending us chairs and tables and also thanks to everyone that helped out too!

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