The Diva and Divo Series Reunion Brunch!

21 Mar
HE DIVA AND DIVO SERIES REUNION BRUNCH
SATURDAY, MARCH 28, 2015 | 11AM-3PM

BARLEY & BRASS | 2015 WEST DIVISION, CHICAGO, IL 60622

RSVP HERE

You heard it right…it is the Diva and Divo Series Reunion…and this time we are having a brunch celebration! All the past honorees and of course all the new guests and loyal supporters are welcome!

The Diva Series and Divo Series has been around since 2008 and has been a popular cocktail party that honors influential and inspiring women and men by keeping it classically simple. As an energy alchemist, Sarah Vargo puts the right combination of energy in the room, approaching the honoree list like an art form of frequency and personality and she lets magic happen…with a touch of pixie dust of course!

Join us for a fun and casual brunch party at Barley and Brass Saturday, March 28th, 11am-3pm at Barley & Brass at 2015 West Division, Chicago, Illinois 60622

Enjoy morning cocktails (Bloody Marys, Mimosas, Del Soul, Sting Ray and more) and passed sample sizes of Fried Chicken and Waffles and Green Eggs and Ham

Barley & Brass is a new restaurant and bar located at Damen & Division in the heart of Wicker Park. They serve a globally inspired menu of eclectic bar food divided into small plates, sandwiches, shared plates & salads, as well as offer a cocktail program inclusive of innovative kegged cocktails and craft beer.

Featured guests:

DIVAS:
* Ania Kalembasa – Founder of Ania’s Angels
* Carmen Rivera – Owner of Bliss Fashion Lounge, Writer, Journalist, Personality, Multimedia/Media Relations Professional, Vintage Fashion Essentials Dealer & Intimates Purveyor
* Christin Luckman – Senior Vice President of Mortgage Lending of Guaranteed Rate
* Dawj Sangster – Reinvented Life Force, Blogging Chick & Royal Dog Love
* Frances Shoemake – Branch manager of Restaurant Depot…opening June 3rd in Chicago and Jill of All Trades
* Julie Steffen – Creator of OLD SKOOL Dance Cardio
* Regan Farag – Founder of Body Movin Dance
* Janay A. Graves, Owner of JG Events and Program Director for Chicago Scene Magazine
* Jenaeth Markaj – Development Associate of One Hope United
* Jessica George – Founder of The Aparecio Foundation, Hasana and Felix Magazine
* Julie Steffen – Creator of OLD SKOOL Dance Cardio
* Khitam ‘Khit’ Masoud – Spokesperson and Manager of Team Imerman Angels Recruitment and Wellness and Performance Ambassador at IVme Chicago
* Natalie Martinez – NBC 5 News Reporter
* Regan Farag – Founder of Body Movin Dance and team
*Sara Soto – Writer and Social Diva
*Virginia Olenick – Beauty and Hair Stylist

DIVOS:
* Andre Pellebon – Business Development Advisor and Analyst North America for Groupon
* Ashvin Ladd – Co-Founder, Breakwater Chicago
* Fredo Outlaw – Health Visionary / Private Chef – Fredo Speaks
* Gino Rocco – Maître D’ to Chicago
* Javaris Stevenson – CEO/Event Producer J.Inspired Events.
* Josh Kercher – Lifestyle Entrepreneur & Menswear Designer, Host Of The Bespoke Life Podcast©
* Matt Kysia – Singer/Songwriter with Kysia Live Music
* Ray Thompson – Professional Photographer and Civil Engineer
* Rob Chopra – Optometrist and Co-founder of the Chicago Basket Brigade

RSVP to Sarah Vargo at sarah@sarahstargo.com for complimentary admission and number of guests attending! Space is limited!

See You At Diva Series Tonight!

5 Jun

di•va – [dee-vuh, -vah] noun, distinguished female singer; prima donna. Goddess, fine lady.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5, 2013 | 6-9PM

25 DEGREES | 736 NORTH CLARK

Maven presents the DIVA SERIES: Honoring influential and successful women in Business, PR, Media, Fashion, Fitness, Beauty, Lifestyle, Charity, Social Media, Culinary Arts, Health and Wellness and much more!

DIVAS!

Amanda Vassar – Manager at European Wax Center

Amy Litterski – Recruiter for Watson Dwyer and Blogger at Chicagonow.com

Anna Rose Li-Epstein – Artistic Director of Nothing Without A Company – www.NothingWithoutACompany.org

Athir Mahmud – Founder of Athir Art & Associate Professor of IT at Harold Washington College – www.facebook.com/Athir.Art

Hannah Li-Epstein – Resident and Company Member of Nothing Without A Company – www.NothingWithoutACompany.org

Lisa Musialowicz – Owner of Bridal, Beauty & Bling

Lora Michael – Owner and Artist of Lora Michael Cosmetic Artistry

Marisa Buchheit – Singer-songwriter at Marisa Buchheit, Soprano, Miss Heart of Illinois 2013 at Miss America Organization and Media Representative at Veggie Pride Chicago

Rubina Bokhari –Co-Founder and Executive Director/Real Estate Broker for Brokers Who Give Back (BWGB)

Shelly Patoff-Becker – Owner of 3 Hearts Boutique

Tina Kobisa – Senior Strategic Business Manager at Hammer Packaging

$5 well cocktails, $5 20oz domestic drafts and $5 Happy Hour food menu

RSVP to sarah@maven-chicago.com

www.DivaSeries.com

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MHAI Presents FASHION-QUE: Where Upscale BBQ Meets Fashion!

9 May

Mental Health America of Illinois (MHAI) Presents…

FASHION-QUE

Where Fashion meets Upscale BBQ
Hosted by MHAI’s Junior Board

Saturday June 1, 2013 | 7-11PM
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame
1431 W. Taylor St. Chicago (Chicago’s Little Italy Neighborhood)

Tickets:
$45 – General Admission, BBQ Buffet, 2 Drink Tickets
$75 – VIP Seating, First to BBQ Buffet, Unlimited Drinks

Featuring: Silent Auction, Grand Raffle, and DJ!

“Diva and Divo” Fashion Show presented by Sarah Vargo from Maven

*All proceeds benefit MHAI’s Youth Screen initiative, which provides voluntary screenings to middle and high school aged youth to identify mental health problems and link them and their families to appropriate health and social services.

For more information, visit www.MHAI.org, or call Dave Kunicki at 312-368-9070 x327

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Aniko Salon and Spa…Share the Love in May!

9 May

Aniko…Share The Love!

ANIKO SALON AND SPA

 

SPA: 1109 SOUTH WABASH

SALON: 1117 SOUTH WABASH 

ww.anikosalonspa.com

(312) 431-1573

 

Bring A New Guest To Aniko (May 1 – 30)

And Enter To WinA Bronze Spa Day Package For Two

 

Buy A Gift Certificate (May 2 – 13 ONLY)

$200 Get $70 Free

$100 Get $30 Free

$50 Get $10 Free

 

Relax And Enjoy Packages (May 1 – 31)

 

Blossom Package $180.00

Get One Specialty Wrap…Pumice Peel, Herbology,

Anti Aging, or Sea Salt; Make-Up Touch Up

And A Shampoo Blow Dry

 

Relaxation Package $170.00

Get An Aromatherapy 60 Minute Massage,

Décolleté Treatment, And A Shampoo Blow Dry

 

Love Is In The Air Package $225.00

Get A Couples 60 Minute Swedish Massage With Foot Treatment, Fusion Facial Or Back Treatment,

Eye Treatment, Spa Pedicure Or Spa Mani Or

A Hand Detailing Or Foot Detailing

Save the Date! Next Diva Series is May 1st!

27 Mar

Save the date! The next Diva Series is Wednesday, May 1 st, 6-9pm at 25 Degrees, 736 North Clark. RSVP to sarah@maven-chicago.com.

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See you tonight!!

13 Mar

Well, here the ladies are in a Brady Bunch type of way! I guess I am just missing Alice 🙂 Here is the link to the Facebook invite – https://www.facebook.com/events/466365130103930/?fref=ts

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Announcing the Glamazon Social Butterflies!

7 Mar

Congrats Divas…you are such Glamazon Social Butterflies!

WEDNESDAY,  MARCH 13, 2013 | 6-9PM

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Maven presents the DIVA SERIES: Honoring influential and successful women in Business, PR, Media, Fashion, Fitness, Beauty, Lifestyle, Charity, Social Media, Culinary Arts, Health and Wellness and much more!

THE DIVA SERIES SPRING SOIREE: THE GLAMAZON MEETS THE SOCIAL BUTTERFLY

di•va – [dee-vuh, -vah] noun, distinguished female singer; prima donna. Goddess, fine lady.

Join us as we welcome the beginning of spring….butterflies symbolize a beautiful metamorphosis….for the sprouting GLAMAZONS.

GLAMAZONS – Women in Beauty, Fashion, Modeling, Entertainment, Jewelry and Photography

SOCIAL BUTTERFLY – Women in Marketing, Event and Party Planning and Social Media

Music by DJ Pascale

***GLAMAZON SOCIAL BUTTERFLY DIVAS***

*Alexandria Batdorf – Chief Marketing Officer, ZipFit Denim – www.zipfit.me

*Alexxis Avalon – Founder of DesignYouConsulting.com

*Chanese L Smith Founder if Voga Dea and President of TEDxIIT

*Gordana Rasic – CEO & Founder & Head Designer at GOCA

*Isabell Daniel – Owner of Kalliste Beauty

*Jen Knoedl – Video Producer with JenChicago.com

*Jenn McTigue – Director of Social at Blueye

*Jennifer Ruppert – Marketing Coordinator of Tavernita

*Jen Tadin – Ultra Chick – ChickChat Chicago – www.chickchat.net

*Jessi Sheehan – Founder and Stylist at Evolve

*Joanne Boufis – Real Estate Broker for Hara Property Group, Prudential Rubloff

*Maralyn Owen – Arbonne Independent Sales Consultant

*Michelle Reed – Regional Sales Manager for OmniMetrix

*Robyn Tornabeni, Hairstylist – ROBYN TORNABENI PRODUCTIONS – www.robyntornabeni.com

*Sarah Reilly – VP of Sales at Blueye

$5 well cocktails, $5 20oz domestic drafts and $5 Happy Hour food menu

RSVP to sarah@maven-chicago.com

www.DivaSeries.com

4 Mar

Maven presents the DIVA SERIES: Honoring influential and successful women in Business, PR, Media, Fashion, Fitness, Beauty, Lifestyle, Charity, Social Media, Culinary Arts, Health and Wellness and much more!

THE DIVA SERIES SPRING SOIREE: THE GLAMAZON MEETS THE SOCIAL BUTTERFLY

di•va – [dee-vuh, -vah] noun, distinguished female singer; prima donna. Goddess, fine lady.

Join us as we welcome the beginning of spring….butterflies symbolize a beautiful metamorphosis….for the sprouting GLAMAZONS.

GLAMAZONS – Women in Beauty, Fashion, Modeling, Entertainment, Jewelry and Photography

SOCIAL BUTTERFLY – Women in Marketing, Event and Party Planning and Social Media

***GLAMAZONS AND SOCIAL BUTTERFLIES TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON***

$5 well cocktails, $5 20oz domestic drafts and $5 Happy Hour food menu

RSVP to sarah@maven-chicago.com

www.DivaSeries.com

 

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Diva Meets Divo “GUYS & DOLLS” Valentine’s Party!

7 Feb

It’s time for “Diva to Meet Divo” again as we will honor our GUYS & DOLLS for this special Valentine’s Day party!

DOLLS….bat your lashes, GUYS…tip your hat….

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13TH | 6-9PM

25 DEGREES | 736 NORTH CLARK

di•va – [dee-vuh, -vah] noun, distinguished female singer; prima donna. Goddess, fine lady.

Divo: {dee-voh}, celebrita: A Divo is an Italian word used to describe male superstars

GUYS

*Adam Johnson – Director of Operations at Kumbuya
*Andrew Hill – President of Hill Models
*Arthur Holmer – Managing Principal of Wells Street Companies
*Chef Fredo Outlaw – Chef/Founder of Little Angels Culinary
*Hennessy Williams – Founder of Dream Photography
*John Abels – Department Chair – Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Chicago
*Jason Tippy – Automotive Broker
*Joe Boumaroun – Co-Owner of 25 Degrees Chicago
*Mac Boumaroun – Co-Owner of 25 Degrees Chicago
*Mookie Lee – Founder of Monarc Brand
*Noel Catarina – Account Executive and Online Coach
*Shane Robert Kalminski – Assistant Interior Designer of Benjamin Cottrell Designs

DOLLS

*Amy Litterski – Writer at ChicagoNow.com
*Christine Khasho – Professional Freelance Makeup Artist, Makeup Artist on VH1’s House of Consignment, Social Media Director for BloOuts Blow Dry Bar Salon
*Christine Rosko – Founder of Life With A Side Of Coffee blog and Events and Communications Consultant
*Dawgelene “Dr Dawj” Sangster- Philanthropist/Photojournalist/Blogger
Think Royally Inc/ Rolling Out Magazine/ Examiner.com and Six Brown Chickswww.thinkroyally.org and sixbrownchicks.com
*Elena Lugo – Marketing Director
*Emilie Babicz – SEO Specialist, Fashion Philosopher, a fancy nerd in Tom Ford glasses, Style Philosopher
*Hope Bertram – Emmy Nominated Social Media Strategist and Host of Everything Healthy TV
*Janiece Noel – Principal/Publicist of J. Noel Public Relations – Fashion, Lifestyle and Luxu
*Jenny Taylor – Owner and Founder of Jenny Taylor Photography & Boudoirs
*Leah Chavie – Owner at Leah Chavie Skincare Boutique – www.leahchavie.com
*Lora Michael – Owner of Lora Michael Cosmetic Artisty
*Nichole Pullen – Pearson Education Publishing Representative and Fundraiser for Avon Walk for Breast Cancer
*Nicole Price – Founder of Around Chicago Events
*Robin Kwiecinski – Fashion Stylist at The Trunk Club
*Rosemary Fanti – Nationally Published Fashion Illustrator – RosemaryFanti.com
*Shelly Patoff-Becker – Owner of 3 Hearts Boutique

*Illustrations by Rosemary Fanti – www.rosemaryfanti.com
As a nationally published fashion illustrator, Rosemary Fanti also illustrates some of the world’s most fashionable people, premier weddings, and special events. She captures a unique likeness of her subjects with the style of a savvy fashion illustration. Whether it’s on the runway or walking down the aisle, Rosemary captures events in motion with her fabulous illustrations. rosemaryfanti.com

GUYS – Suits. Ties. Pressed shirts. Vests. Fedora hats. Tweed and pinstripe suits, zoot suit

DOLLS – Flapper chic, vintage dresses, pin-up girl, classic beauties, Hollywood glam, starlet

Photography by Dream Photography – http://www.facebook.com/onedreamphotography

RSVP to sarah@maven-chicago.com

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Share The Love For Valentine’s Day At Aniko!

7 Feb

Share The Love For Valentine’s Day At Aniko!

 www.anikospasalon.com

$20 Off Couples Massage

 

20% Off Spa Packages

Or Spa Parties

 

Purchase An Aniko Gift Certificate

 

Buy $200.00 Get $70.00 Free

 

Buy $100 Get $30.00 Free

 

Buy $50.00 Get $10.00 Free

 

 

 *Terms: Services must be for one customer and can not be combined between customers. Can not be combined with any other promotion or discount. Customary tip is 20% of the original price and must be paid in cash.  Credit card required to hold your appointment/s. Offer valid 02/01/13 – 02/28/2013 only. Gift Certificate Offer valid 01/15/2013 – 2/17/2013.

 

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