FitFest 2015

Bright Pink hosted their latest FitFest this past Sunday at FFC Union Station and it was incredible. Just check out the beautiful set up and their amazing participants!


Bright Pink is a national non-profit organization that focuses on the detection and early prevention of both breast and ovarian cancer in young women.


FitFest welcomes men and women of all fitness levels to participate in several hours of having fun and making a difference!


HMR Designs decked FFC Union Station out in pink!


Here are some of the ladies from the Soirée Weddings & Events and HMR Designs team who came together to create the design for FitFest 2015 in Chicago!


Take a look at some of the beautiful women that helped make FitFest Chicago a success!


The sponsors at FitFest Chicago did an amazing job on Sunday!


You could say the instructors were excited to get their classes started!


Lindsay Avner was all smiles at the FitFest on Sunday. We can’t help but smile either when we see how much dedication she has!


Check out these amazing participants. You go girls!


USA Gold Medalist, Carmelita Jeter and the Chicago Luvabulls rocked the pink carpet!


Of course the Soirée team had to get in on the fun!












And that’s a wrap for FitFest Chicago. The next stop is FitFest Clevelend! If you would like to get involved, visit the Bright Pink website to learn more about what you can do to help!


xo-rachel c.

VENDORS: Design and Styling: Soirée Weddings & Events and HMR Designs | Venue: FFC Union Station | Photographer: George Street Photo & Video | Photo booth: Shutterbooth Chicago | Rentals: M&M Special Events 

Wish Upon a Wedding Presents: All That Jazz – Blissful Wishes Ball

Tickets are on sale now for the 5th Annual Wish Upon a Wedding Blissful Wishes Ball! The event will take place on Monday, November 3rd at The Chicago History Museum.

Wish Upon a Wedding Gala

Black tie optional or dress in your favorite Speakeasy Chicago Flapper Flair!

Click here to purchase your tickets!  Can’t wait to see you all there!

-Tiffany Munster, Chicago PR/Media Chair for Wish Upon a Wedding

Ryder Cup is Here

I got a chance to mix it up a bit this summer.  In the midst of walk throughs, mock-ups, rehearsals and weddings, I was making trips out to Medinah Country Club to prep for the 39th Ryder Cup. Here are some pics of the massive tents that were going up back in July. So I will admit it, I am not too golf savvy.  But I was a quick study when I got hired by a firm here in Chicago to plan the itinerary for their clients and colleagues who they were inviting to the event. Meetings at Medinah, ordering Ryder Cup swag, schedules, invitations and eblasts – and now the festivities have finally arrived!

Here is a list of the players for each team:

Try to tune into the event if you can.  It is only held every 4 years, and is a huge event for the Chicago land area.  Today marks the start of the tournament, with practice rounds in the morning and a celebrity match in the afternoon.  But opening ceremonies are held on Thursday and the closing ceremonies will be on Sunday night.  They will also announce the location of the next Ryder cup during the closing ceremonies.  If you are planning on going – make sure to wear red, white or blue to support team USA or wear blue or gold to support team Europe.  This is what they are competing for…

It’s an exciting tournament if you are into golf!!  As my husband said, “babe, it’s kind of a big deal” 😉