You look like you could use a tall glass of lemonade. Heck, we all could! With that in mind, we’d like to recognize a few local businesses in our beloved event industry who are turning lemons into lemonade. Drink up!
A full-service event rental company specializing in custom linens, EB Inc is leveraging their talented seamstresses and beautiful fabrics to create face masks for the community. Their masks are lined with 100% cotton fabric, washable, durable, and comfortable. Click here to order yours or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Succulent Bar is best known for their interactive event stations where guests create their own DIY succulent arrangement as a party favors. Nowadays, they’re providing private virtual planting workshops for groups! Participants simply order a kit complete with their succulents, container, soil, decorative rocks, and even some fun adult coloring pages as a bonus, for mail delivery. Once received, they tune in from the comfort and safety of our own homes for a live virtual demonstration at a scheduled date and time. Email email@example.com with the subject “PRIVATE WORKSHOP” for more info.
Cotton Culinary provides customized catering solutions for corporate events, remote operating sites, workforce camps, disaster relief, and independently managed cafeterias. Through their Healthcare Heroes Boxed Lunch initiative, Cotton Culinary has delivered fresh lunches to over 1,500 healthcare workers in Austin and Houston. To support their cause, please make a donation to Cotton Foundation. Click here to learn more about their initiative and how you can help.
America’s favorite speed painters and local Houstonians, Dan and Harvey Dunn, are hosting a live PaintJamAthon daily at 4:00 PM CST on the PaintJam Facebook page. Paintings are for sale starting at opening bids of $250. A portion of the proceeds benefit Feeding America.
Local DJs, Johnny Bravo and Tony Styles, have teamed up to offer a virtual solution for canceled proms. Their packages include a password-protected livestream with multiple DJs, two camera angles, LED lights, a virtual chat, custom hashtag, celebrity and well-known prom crashers, new radio-edited songs, song requests, games, prizes, and more! Click here for packages and pricing. A big virtual hug to all the students out there!
West Houston’s premier event venue, The Bougainvilleas, is offering weekly to-go menus for pick-up or free delivery. You can add a bottle of wine, champagne, margaritas, sangria, or even a birthday cake and balloon bouquet to your dinner order! They’re also offering one-hour, Just Us! intimate wedding ceremonies for only $500. And they’ve partnered with local businesses to provide meals to police, firemen and paramedics through their Sponsor a Meal initiative. Sponsors simply select their recipient and the number of meals to donate; 10 or more. The Bougainvilleas team will then prepare and deliver the order. They’ll also take a photo of the first responders enjoying the meal to send to the sponsor. Sponsors are recognized on The Bougainvilleas social media or can opt to remain anonymous. To order dinner, wed, or sponsor a meal, call The Bougainvilleas at (832) 914-7754 or email info@theBougainvilleas.com.
Know of other unsung event heroes in our community? Comment below. We’d love to feature them in future blog posts.