Big Brothers Big Sisters’ ILLUMINATION Ignites the Senses

October 7, 2017
Photo by Ben Petchel. Event Emcee Joe Faulk, BBBSPGH CEO Jan Glick, and more celebrating a successful "goal met" moment during Fund-a-Match, which raised $30,000. ILLUMINATION. October 7, 2017. Event Emcee Joe Faulk, BBBSPGH CEO Jan Glick, and more celebrating a successful “goal met” moment during Fund-​a-​Match, which raised $30,000. ILLUMINATION. October 7, 2017.
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Big Brothers Big Sisters’ ILLUMINATION ignited the senses: guests reveled in the multi-​sensory environment of light, sound and taste held at LUXE Creative Studio TWO on the evening of October 7.


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ILLUMINATION raised $324,109 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh. The evening sparkled with designer cocktails, delectable bites and an expansive silent auction. Guests danced under a canopy of lights and experienced ‘DREAM in LIGHT’ — a stunning theatrical performance of live dance, music and visual effects.

VIP guests enjoyed early event entrance, exclusive access to the VIP Luminary Lounge, full open bar featuring the ILLUMINATION signature cocktail and an exclusive live food + art mash-​up one-​of-​a-​kind experience. General Attendance guests received valet parking, the ILLUMINATION signature cocktail and access to the event.

Event chairs were Kate Lambert, Garret Gibson and Howard Swimmer. Other guests included JJ (and Michele) Richardson, Board President of BBBSPGH; Dave (and Cheryl) Beauvais, 2018 Incoming Board President of BBBSPGH; Dr. Vonda Wright and Peter Taglianetti, Dr. Lisa Cibik and Bernie Kobosky, Ali Good Linville and Brian Linville, Dan Gorchynsky, Ryan Lammie, Becca Rozic and Ned Schano, Erin Baker and Allegheny County Councilman Tom Baker, Peggy and Steve McKnight, Adam Mychak, Shruti and Anil Gupta.


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