The David K. Johnson Foundation partners with Aine’s Boutique to host 600 women on March 30 for their 4th annual fashion show to raise money and awareness to cure Alzheimer’s disease and support families affected.
The evening will be emceed by Doug Meehan of Channel 5 and includes 3 fashion segments with local woman as models. Other features include a red-carpet event, open bar sponsored by Tito’s Hand Made Vodka, Sam Adams Brewery and 90+ cellars. Tito’s also generously matched $5,000 in sponsorships. Guests will be treated to appetizers by Professor’s Market in Reading, a candy station by Whole Foods, cupcakes from Cupcake City and a coffee bar from Keurig. Austin Preparatory School in Reading donated their space for this wonderful night.
“The David K. Johnson Foundation is incredibly grateful we’ve created a special evening of fashion and fun that connects great people to a great cause while shining a light on this devastating disease. 600 tickets sold out in one week, including our VIP tables and we expect this to be one of our most successful fundraiser since the foundation was established in 2001”, said Executive Director Jen Cote. Boutique owner and DKJ Board Member, Julie Centrella named the store after her mother who currently suffers from Alzheimer’s.
For a look at last year’s event, check out https://vimeo.com/162784030. To learn more about The DKJ Foundation visit them at www.dkjfoundation.org.
About the David K. Johnson Foundation: Since 2001, The DKJ Foundation has raised money and awareness to support a cure for Alzheimer’s and help families affected. They have donated over $350, 000.00 towards Alzheimer’s research and helping families affected. All overhead and operating expenses are paid for by the founders. 100% of the proceeds goes directly to their causes; The primary beneficiaries of their fundraising are Cure Alzheimer’s Fund, Sanborn Place, Home Care & Day Services and The David and Susan Johnson Memorial Scholarship. The DKJ Foundation is a nonprofit 501 C 3 organization.