Gift bag marketing firm provides perfect ending to celebrity-studded evenings to benefit Alzheimer’s Association. VIP gift bag created for Donald J. Trump and friends now in Star Magazine.
New York, NY (PRWEB) June 15, 2005 -- Klein Creative Communications, a New
York-based gift bag marketing firm specializing in promoting high-end consumer
products at celebrity, charity and media events, brought luxury home to New
York’s high society at the opening galas for VERANDA: New York’s Best at Trump
Park Avenue, an Art-Deco interior design showcase home and benefit for
Alzheimer’s Association. And now in this week’s Star Magazine the public has the
chance to win one of the exclusive penthouse perfect goodie bags taken home by
Donald J. Trump, Regis Philbin and other celebrity guests. Readers can see
photos of the products in the current newsstand issue, with entries welcomed
online at www.starmagazine.com/sweepstakes/429 until the the contest
ends Friday, June 17.
The gala events on April 12 and 19, which benefited Alzheimer’s Association, the leader in Alzheimer research and support, were star-studded affairs with bold-faced attendees such as Donald J. and Melania Trump, Donald J. Trump, Jr. and Vanessa Haydon, Regis and Joy Philbin, Denise Rich, “Doobie” Michael McDonald, Bryant Gumbel, Princess Yasmin Aga Khan, Apprentice stars Carolyn Kepcher and Andy Litinsky, Amanda Hearst, Fabian Basabe, Selma Nasser, designers Nancy Corzine, Michelle Nussbaumer and Richard Mischann and recently crowned Miss USA Chelsea Cooley. The luminaries from the worlds of media, real estate, publishing and High Society came together to fight a disease which affects more than 4.5 million Americans.
“We are so pleased that we could join VERANDA and the Trump Organization in aiding such a worthy cause,” said Stephanie Jo Klein, founder and president of Klein Creative Communications. “To affirm our commitment to fighting Alzheimer’s, we’ve also donated 10% of our proceeds from this event to the Alzheimer’s Association, which we hope may lead to a cure in the future.”
Inside each tote, custom-created by Klein Creative to suit the atmosphere in the ultimate designer penthouse, was a gift collection with a retail value of almost $5,000. The gifts sent home with Mr. Trump and other notables at the April 12th gala dinner were packed in Vera Bradley microfiber Traveler bags (www.verabradley.com) and filled with Bissinger’s Handcrafted Chocolatier’s Signature Classic chocolate collection (www.bissingers.com); Esscentual Brands Claire Burke ceramic candle trio, fragrance diffuser and scented bookmarks (www.bubblesandscents.com); a Calistoga Stripes robe from Julianna Rae (www.juliannarae.com); Posh Poochy lambswool and mohair doggie sweaters, sterling-silver bling chain and Swarovski-crystal studded charm (www.poshpoochy.com); a PursePal handbag hook (www.purse-pal.com); copies of Random House’s Trump: Think Like a Billionaire by Donald J. Trump (www.randomehouse.com) and Simon & Schuster’s Carolyn 101: Lessons from the Apprentice’s Straight Shooter by Carolyn Kepcher (www.simonsays.com); a complete foot care gift set and gift card from ShopNewEngland.com (www.shopnewengland.com); Truefitt & Hill’s signature 1805 shave cream and aftershave balm (www.truefittandhill.com); a copy of VERANDA, one of the country’s most influential and luxurious design magazines (www.veranda.com); a soothing silk eye-pillow, stress-gel and blue gardenia body mist from Warm Spirit (www.warmspirit.com), and gift certificates for laser hair removal at one of American Laser Center’s clinics (www.americanlasercenters.com); private dance lessons at Empire Dance (www.empiredance.com); two spectacular vacations at home and abroad, including a two-night accommodation and country breakfasts for a couple at any of Adams & Butler’s Irish Country Inns listed in Irish Luxury (www.irishluxury.com), and a two-night stay for a couple, plus two one-hour spa treatments, at CopperWynd Resort and Club in Scottsdale, Arizona (www.copperwynd.com).
In addition, patrons at the pre-dinner cocktail party received Vera Bradley duffels filled with Posh Poochy green lizard dog collars and Swarovski crystal charms; Claire Burke Vapourri and scented bookmarks; a copy of VERANDA and Carolyn 101; Warm Spirit blue gardenia body butter, plus gift cards from American Laser Centers, Empire Dance, ShopNewEngland.com and Stella Shows.
For the second event on April 19, hosted by Donald J. Trump, Jr. and Amanda Hearst, the products selected for the gift bags were intended for the young professional on-the-go. With a nod to the Hamptons season, now in full swing, the products included a Bella bag purse from Vera Bradley; a Swarovski crystal dog collar charm, courtesy of Posh Poochy; B. Kamins Bio-Maple fragrance-free sunbar sunscreen, spf 30 (www.bkamins.com); note cards and $100 off on personalized stationery from A Papier (www.apapier.com); Sebastian Signs pure perfume oil, plus a gift card for customized fragrance creation (www.sebastiansigns.com), in addition to a La Mer beauty travel kit and a gift card for private lessons at Empire Dance.
For further details about VERANDA: New York’s Best at Trump Park Avenue, including event photos and press coverage from the New York Times, Entertainment Tonight, The Insider, the New York Post, US Weekly and Star Magazine, visit www.kleincreative.com and www.veranda.com.
About Klein Creative Communications, LLC:
Klein Creative Communications, LLC is a New York-based gift bag marketing firm specializing in creating VIP gift bags for charity, celebrity and media events. Founded in March 2004, Klein Creative has arranged exceptional gift collections for the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Gay Men’s Health Crisis, Hearst Magazines and the Trump Organization, among others, enabling companies to introduce their new products to the upper echelon of society and celebrity, and helping event organizers thank their generous donors, honored guests and performers in grand style. To reach Klein Creative Communications with client inquiries, press requests for stories and product or gift bag samples, visit www.kleincreative.com or phone 646-472-5951. Also see www.kleincreative.com/gallery.html for additional photos from the Veranda event.
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