Charles Smith’s Third Annual Jet City Rosé Experience

Winemaker Charles Smith hosted his Third Annual Jet City Rosé Experience at Jet City Winery, the largest urban winery on the west coast, Saturday, June 1. More than 2,000 rosé fans enjoyed a rosé tasting featuring more than 25 wineries and the region’s best rosés, as well as live musical performances from Reverend Horton Heat … Continued

EBC’s Fifth Annual Diaper Derby Collects More Than 200,000 Diapers

Eastside Baby Corner (EBC), completed its fifth annual Diaper Derby, and with the help of 48 local businesses and organizations, May 3-June 7, they collected 201,340 diapers, $6,800 in financial donations and 103,259 diaper wipes for children living in poverty or crisis. For more info regarding donations, drop-off locations and volunteering, visit BabyCorner.org.

Tuxes & Tails

This year marked the 30th anniversary of Seattle Humane’s largest annual fundraising event, Tuxes & Tails. 750 animal lovers gathered for dinner, a live and silent auction and a pet runway showcase featuring local celebrities and adoptable dogs and cats. The evening brought in more than $1.5 million to assist Seattle Humane in its goal of serving 10,000 … Continued

Bellevue Lifestyle Hosts “The Women’s Event”

Bellevue Lifestyle's first women's event at The Riveter was sold-out! Guests enjoyed an empowering discussion with Linda Derschang, Kate Isler, Jennifer Leavitt, Claire Sumadiwirya and Nicole Wakely and shopped the pop-up with Jarbo Clothing, Margaret O'Leary Clothing, Bare Aesthetics, Morgan Smalley, Elliot Hunter Jewelry, Umm Skincare, The LakeHouse, JujuBeet, Matthews Winery and Treveri Cellars. Photography by Life N Light

Overlake Medical Center’s Bandage Ball

Overlake’s annual Bandage Ball Gala presented by KeyBank on May 4 gathered physicians, civic and corporate leaders, long-time hospital supporters and more than 900 guests. One of the Eastside’s premier social events, the gala raised a record breaking $1.5 million for Overlake’s new Childbirth Center, part of a $250 million Project FutureCare campus renovation. Photography by Mike … Continued

Bellevue LifeSpring’s Annual Step Up to the Plate Benefit Luncheon

Bellevue LifeSpring’s 20th annual Step Up to the Plate Benefit Luncheon raised more than $400,000 to benefit Bellevue kids. The luncheon also included the presentation of the Wings Award to the Windermere Foundation. This award honors the foundation's dedicated support through employee engagement, volunteerism and grants to the Breaktime-Mealtime program to provide food to children at risk … Continued

Imagine Housing’s Annual Imagine Gala & Auction

Imagine Housing’s annual Imagine Gala & Auction brings together more than 450 community members for an evening of dining, fun company and competitive giving at Bellevue’s Meydenbauer Center. Bidding on live and silent auction items was fierce, and attendees raised more than $500,000 for affordable housing. The 27th Imagine Gala will be April 18, 2020.

Taste Washington’s Grand Tasting

Voted one of USA Today’s 10 Best Wine Festivals, Taste Washington featured more than 235 wineries and 65 of the state’s most incredible restaurants. A record-breaking 8,400 people sampled food from some of Seattle’s hottest chefs and sipped some of the state’s most incredible wines March 28–31. Photo credit – Taste Washington | Sarah Flotard

Avenue Bellevue Sales Center Unveiled

Fortress Development unveiled its new sales center and full-sized model unit for the 98 “Estate Homes” at Avenue Bellevue, a two-tower luxury condo (a total of 332 residences), hotel and retail plaza coming to downtown Bellevue. Local developer Andy Lakha introduced his team behind the project, which includes an InterContinental Hotel and restaurant by Michelin … Continued

Vital Voices Northwest’s International Women’s Day Celebration in Seattle

Vital Voices Northwest celebrated International Women’s Day in Seattle, featuring inspiring speakers Lina Khalifeh, founder of SheFighter; and Valerie Biden Owens, vice chair of the Biden Foundation. In 1997 Vital Voices was created to make space for women to be heard. VitalVoices.org