Thursday, June 24, 2010

Professional Socialites "Schools" Brides-To-Be In The Science Of Wedding Planning

Press Contact:
Megan Ford
Professional Socialites, LLC
Office: (713)581-0486
Fax: (713)583-1386

Professional Socialites “Schools” Brides-To-Be In The Science Of Wedding Planning


Who: Professional Socialites Event Planning & Public Relations
What: “Planning Your Day 101” bridal wedding planning class
When: July 20th, 2010 6:30pm-8pm  
Where: Four Seasons Hotel Houston (1300 Lamar St. Houston, TX 77002)
RSVP: Registration is $25 - log on to to register

Houston, TX– Boutique event planning firm, Professional Socialites, has a thing or two to teach newly-engaged or simply frustrated brides-to-be. The frantic post-engagement stress of beginning to plan the wedding can be overwhelming, especially when a bride wants to have their dream guy, dream wedding – and dream budget – all in one. This is where the “Professor” Socialites step in.

Professional Socialites University presents: Planning Your Day 101, held at the Four Seasons Hotel in downtown Houston. In this class, the brides-in-training will be guided through those frantic initial steps, given pointers on how to make the most of a wedding planner's expertise, and gain access to Professional Socialites exclusive class notes for bridal do's and don'ts. Unlike other “wedding planning information sessions”, this course is interactive and the ladies will get real world tools for making their wedding day spectacular. They will also link up with other brides-to-be to share ideas and experiences, enjoy lite bites, take home a swag bag full of goodies…and a few other surprises.

At the end of the class, the ladies will enjoy a special tour of Houston’s glamorous Four Seasons Hotel, its world-class amenities, and the fabulous perks they have for brides-to-be.

To register, log on to Tuition for the class is $25, registration must be completed by Saturday, July 17th, 2010.

Professional Socialites is a boutique event planning and public relations firm based in Houston, Texas. Professional Socialites Consultants, Crystal Milton and Megan Ford, specialize in wedding planning, corporate special event planning and social event planning, as well as providing public relations consulting for events and vendors within the wedding and special event industries. We cater to savvy, chic clientele through the use of innovative approaches to event management and publicity.

For more information on Professional Socialites, visit

Monday, June 21, 2010

Wish Upon a Wedding: Granting wishes to couples facing terminal illness

Hey Lovelies,

Sorry it has been a while since our last post but we've been busy building our business. I wanted to take a time out to inform everyone about an amazing non-profit foundation called Wish Upon a Wedding. I, Crystal, was recently honored as Marketing Chair of Wish Upon a Wedding, Houston Chapter. Please take a moment to read the press release below and we would love for you to come out to the Wish Upon a Wedding Houston Launch Party on June 30th!

June 2, 2010

Contact Information:
Wish Upon a Wedding - Houston
Heather Hamilton-Sims, President
Tel: 713-443-2588 ext 250

Wish Upon a Wedding Launches in Houston, Texas

Non-Profit Grants Dream Weddings to Couples Facing Life-Threatening Illnesses

HOUSTON, TEXAS - Wish Upon a Wedding, a new non-profit organization, dedicated to granting weddings and civil union ceremonies to couples facing life-threatening illnesses, has officially launched in Houston, Texas in June 2010. Wish Upon a Wedding Houston will produce weddings & civil union ceremonies for individuals facing terminal illness residing in or wishing to get married within 300 miles of the Houston Metropolitan area. Couples must be over the age of 18, unmarried, legal citizens of the United States, where at least one individual has been diagnosed with having less than three years to live.

Founder Liz Guthrie of San Jose Wedding Consultants explains, “By giving the gift of a dream wedding, we will grant some of the most intimate moments of these people’s lives, and help them share these memories with their closest friends and family members.”

Industry leaders who have joined the cause so far, by leading chapters across the country, include renowned wedding planners Sasha Souza (Founding President), Ivy Robinson, Elisa Delgardio, and Kevin Covey. The Board of Directors for Wish Upon a Wedding Houston is comprised of established professionals, in their respective industries, that have been tasked to work with and for the Houston community to assist people facing such situations to find their own sense of strength and hope. The Wish Upon a Wedding Houston board members are:

Heather Hamilton-Sims, President
Simply Jubilee Events, Inc.

Mia Monroe, Vice President
Independent Planner

Kelly Balfour, Event Planning Chair
Eventology Weddings

Sabrina Patrick, Fundraising Chair
Chic Soiree

Crystal Milton, Marketing Chair
Professional Socialites, LLC

Seresa Carpenter, Volunteer Coordinator Co-Chair
Simply Jubilee Events, Inc.

Samantha Darr, Volunteer Coordinator Co-Chair
soireebliss! events, LLC

Angela Spears, Medical Outreach Chair
A Medical/Legal Entity

Elizabeth Hamburg, Secretary
Sheraton Houston Brookhollow Hotel

Jamila Willis, Treasurer
Invesco Aim Distributors, Inc.

Wish Upon a Wedding Houston is looking for Wish Granters—regional volunteers—to provide all the goods and services required to produce a wedding from concept to finale. If interested in becoming a Wish Granter, please visit the website and fill out the wish granter form. If interested in learning more about how to help and to make a contribution to Wish Upon a Wedding, visit

About Wish Upon a Wedding

Wish Upon a Wedding is dedicated to granting weddings and/or civil union ceremonies at destinations across North America to couples who are facing terminal illness. The foundation was created to celebrate the courage, determination and spirit of these couples by granting their dream wedding wishes. The hope is that chosen recipients can inspire other couples facing similar situations to find hope and strength. Wish Upon a Wedding is organized exclusively for charitable purposes, including for such purposes, the making of distributions to organizations that qualify as exempt organizations under Section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or corresponding section of any future federal tax code.

***Note: Position filled after press release

Radhika Day, Public Relations/ Media Chair
Weddings in Houston

Once again, please support this amazing foundation and we'll talk to you soon!