Raleigh, NC, September 27, 2006 --(PR.com
)-- Whitney G. Wilkerson, principal and creative director of Stop Studios, has announced that the firm has been selected by House of Hope to manage the 2006 House of Hope annual fundraising event on Thursday, September 28 to be held at the North Ridge Country Club. The event will include a short program, heavy hors d’oeuvres, and both a silent and live auction featuring former Raleigh mayor Tom Fetzer as the auctioneer. Stop Studios will manage all aspects of pre-event coordination including budgeting, vendor management, catering, décor, auction display and volunteer recruitment as well as provide on-site support on the day of the event.
“We are honored to have this opportunity to partner with House of Hope for such an important fundraising event,” said Wilkerson. “Stop Studios looks forward to creating an atmosphere that will draw attention to the inspiring spirit of this organization.”
About Stop Studios:
Stop Studios is an award-winning creative services firm that partners with clients to provide communication design and event management services. Founded by Raven Manocchio and Whitney Wilkerson in 2004, Stop Studios has been proud to partner with national clients such as the American Folk Art Museum and Clio Awards, as well as regional organizations, including The Sarah P. Duke Gardens and Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. For more information, please visit http://www.stopstudios.com or call 919-286-9945.
About House of Hope:
House of Hope, located in Clayton, N.C., is a Christian therapeutic school, home and counseling center for hurting and troubled girls between the ages of 12 and 17. The nonprofit organization offers education and counseling for girls and their families regardless of their financial situation, and requires parents to participate in weekly counseling and parenting skill workshops. Since its opening in 1998, House of Hope has served approximately 50 families within a three-to-four-hour radius of Clayton. For more information about House of Hope, please visit http://www.houseofhopeofnc.com or call 919-550-8181.
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