What: Partner card seller soirée for the benefit of The Family Place

Where: Setting in Highland Park Village

The 411: After one of the toughest years in its history, Dallas-based family violence agency The Family Place took care of Tuesday, April 14th.

Over the course of the evening, around 60 guests came and went at the trendy Highland Park Village store as they raved about the upcoming Partner Card event and paid tribute to vendors and sponsors.

Guests bought the retailer’s stylish clothes and signature denim at a discount while sipping seasonal cocktails and nibbles at Bistro 31 and bespoke cookies from Crush Sweets. Outside, The Bubble Tap Dallas Trailer, a bubbly mobile soda bar, made sure everyone had plenty of champagne to sip.

Updates on The Family Place’s key fundraiser were provided by Partners Card co-chairs Rachel Osburn, Caroline Snell Wagner, and Jane Wallingford, together with the honorary chairman Debbie Snell. Newly appointed CEO of Family Place Mimi Crume Sterling, current CEO Paige Flinkand Vice President for Development Melissa Sherrill also exchanged ideas with the participants.

The 10-day Partners Card event will take place from October 29th to November 7th this fall. Buyers can purchase a Partners Card for $ 75 and receive a 20 percent discount at more than 700 participating Dallas-Fort Worth retailers. Over the past 28 years, efforts have raised more than $ 20 million to break the cycle of family violence in the community.

Further information on the Partner Card can be found at partnerscard.org.

Who: Dr. Carla Russo, Regina Bruce, Heather Street Baker, Margot Aliffic, McKenna Gannon, Emily Roberts, Laura Price, Jayci Walker, Jennifer Klos, Samantha Wortley, and Emberli Pridham.