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SNAPshots & Collars For A Cause Founder and Event Chair
Teresa and Matt Bues
Élan Raichle Rogers
Daniel and Veronica Schiller
Collars For A Cause
Mary Lou Fernandez
Élan Raichle Rogers - chair
Julie Landry - co-chair
Ria Van Dright - co-chair
James Oxford and Lance Marshall - co-chairs
Kristen Latta - co-chair
Robin Reimer - co-chair
John and Terry Chisholm
Bob and Karen Derr
Stephen Ford and John Kovach
Sophia Arbani Rehman
Chris and Megan Reed
David and Jerri Trigg
Laurie and Doug Vanderploeg
Silent Auction Committee
Linné Girouard - co-chair
Elizabeth Hipp - co-chair
Ryan Rice - co-chair
Shelby Kibodeaux and Bruce Padilla
Teresa Schwartz Osborn
Courtney Zavala Romero
Kate and Jason Smargiasso
SNAP Development Team
| Dear Friends and Supporters of SNAP, |
It is with great excitement that we announce SNAPshots 2010 on Thursday, December 02! We hope that you will join us for the event of the season where all proceeds benefit the Spay-Neuter Assistance Program as they tirelessly work to end the animal overpopulation crisis in Houston. This year, the event features an Élan Raichle Rogers produced fashion show: The Elements of Fashion
featuring designs from David Peck, Elaine Turner, Muse Boutique and more, as well as the launch of SNAPshots' exciting new fundraising component, Collars For A Cause
! Included in this e-mail are links to ALL the different ways you can get involved from ticket sales, private-individual and small business sponsorships, silent auction donations, and corporate sponsorships. Current featured collar designers include: Glee star Mark Salling; celebrity designer Nate Berkus; radio and talk show host Joy Behar; host and author Chelsea Handler; Houston Mayor Annise Parker; handbag designer Elaine Turner; Gossip Girl costume designer Eric Daman; NASCAR driver Greg Biffle; reality stars Laura Nativo and Preston Casanova; acclaimed author Katherine Center; famed radio DJ and author Dayna Steele; TV personality and author Wendy Diamond; and HGTV diva Lisa LaPorta, as well as many local media personalities to name a few! Make sure you plan on attending so you can see these awesome designs up close and personal!
Please feel free to forward this e-mail on to all of your friends who are interested in supporting SNAP. For regular event updates, make sure you become a FAN of SNAP on Facebook by clicking here
! We are so excited about the event this year and cannot wait to see you there!!!
SNAPshots Event Founder and Chair
Tickets for this years event come in THREE levels.
Standard Ticket - Includes food, 2 alcoholic drink tickets, valet parking, SWAG bag. $75.00
Premium Ticket - Includes food, all drinks, valet parking, a guaranteed seat at fashion show, SWAG bag. $100.00
VIP Ticket - Includes all premium benefits PLUS a front-row seat at fashion show as well as access to VIP/SPONSOR only lounge with private bars and more. $200.00
To Order Tickets, CLICK HERE!
Also available: SNAPonista Sponsor Packages - The SNAPonista Sponsor is a great way for families or small businesses to get involved helping SNAP while having a great time at the event! Each SNAPonista Sponsor gets special recognition in the event program and receives FOUR (4) VIP tickets to the event as well as invites to the Collars For A Cause kick-off party and the special Sponsor-only Wrap Party in January! This sponsor package is a STEAL at $600.00. Your $600.00 will help SNAP by spaying or neutering up to 20 cats!!! To become a SNAPonista sponsor, just scroll down to the SNAPonista tickets on the ordering page here.
| Call For Sponsors!|
The sponsor packet for the 2010 event is ready for download on the SNAPshots website. This event is a great opportunity for you to show your groups charitable giving to the utmost potential! Your donation will go the furthest with SNAP both in terms of the effect your money will have on the group, as well as your benefit in terms of exposure. Donated media for our event reaches more than 5 million people nationally and 3 million locally and we would love to include you in our list of supporters. We can tailor any major sponsorship level to your needs, just ask!
To view and/or download our sponsor packet, please click here.
Current Sponsors Include: k9's for Cops, Gruffins Organic Pet Treats, SNAPS Dog Collars, Merial, Pet Paradise, Digital Function, Silver Eagle Distributors, Tito's Vodka, Winter Street Studios, Catering By George, Brett Chisholm Photography, Page Parkes, Friends of Barc, OutBusinesses.com, Élan Styles and more.
Media Sponsors Include: The American Dog, Fido Friendly, Modern Dog, ClearChannel Houston, 002 Magazine, Texas Dogs and Cats, Houston PetTalk, Houston Dog Blog and Fashion Houston.
| Silent Auction|
The Silent Auction for SNAPshots is a great way for you to donate to SNAP and receive some fun exposure! This year, we have a TON of marketing opportunities for Silent Auction donors at various levels.
This year, our most exclusive and fun silent auction donations will be placed ONLINE for people to bid on with the Collars For A Cause auction during the month of November and all the way through the SNAPshots event. This is an extra promotional benefit for donors to increase awareness of their involvement and philanthropy. Specific questions on the silent auction can be sent to one of the Silent Auction co-chairs, Ryan Rice at email@example.com. With your help, we can make this year's Silent Auction the best ever for SNAP!
To view and/or download our Silent Auction packet for SNAPshots 2010, please click here.
| Collars For A Cause|
We are incredibly excited about our newest addition to the SNAPshots event, the Collars For A Cause auction! We are reaching out to celebrities, artists, designers and anyone who wants to participate to deisgn and/or personalize a one-of-a-kind dog or cat collar. These collars and unique art pieces will be placed online for auction throughout the month of November leading up to the SNAPshots event. The top collars will be auctioned at the event as well, with people allowed to bid online concurrently from anywhere in the world as we celebrate at the SNAPshots event! It will be very exciting, for sure!
The deadline for committing to designing a collar for the auction has passed for 2010, but do not worry!!! We are excited to make Collars For A Cause an annual fundraiser starting in the Spring of 2011. If you would like to design a collar for a future event, please contact us now to get on the list!
Current featured collar designers include: Glee star Mark Salling; celebrity designer Nate Berkus; radio and talk show host Joy Behar; host and author Chelsea Handler; Houston Mayor Annise Parker; handbag designer Elaine Turner; Gossip Girl costume designer Eric Daman; NASCAR driver Greg Biffle; reality stars Laura Nativo and Preston Casanova; acclaimed author Katherine Center; famed radio DJ and author Dayna Steele; TV personality and author Wendy Diamond; and HGTV diva Lisa LaPorta, and many awesome local media personalities!!!!
We hope you are as excited about SNAPshots 2010 and Collars For A Cause as we are! If you would like to help by volunteering or donating or have any questions, do not hesitate to contact either SNAPshots Founder and Event Chair Brett Chisholm at firstname.lastname@example.org or (866) 789-3686 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (866) 789-3686 end_of_the_skype_highlighting or Laura Welch, SNAP Development Director at email@example.com.
Please remember that 100% of the funds raised through SNAPshots and Collars For A Cause go to help SNAP complete their mission of ending the death of healthy animals due to overpopulation and preventable illness. If you have any friends, family, or contacts who would be interested in participating, please foward this e-mail on!
Brett Chisholm - Event Chair
Brett Chisholm Photography