Cocktails on the Roof News: Thanks to everyone that bought a ticket, volunteered, signed up as a vendor and participated in the 4th Cocktails on the Roof event held September 7.
The Day After
Waking up to 71 notifications on Facebook = must have been a great night! Once I cleared those there were 76 new ones! Egads! It only got worse when I uploaded my photos here and here. “We raised nearly $40,000 in three hours and will be focusing on STEAM programs this year” stated Amy Daniels, Executive Director for the WiSH Education Foundation, “With an emphasis on the ARTS.”
Now, to announce the cocktail winners, share some of the raves and thank everyone that helped make our event a success.
First Claim Jumper, Second Place Salt Creek Grille and Third Place went to Solita Tacos.
Judy: Another fabulous event, thank you for your vision so long ago.
Michelle: We had such a nice time tonight. Thank you Eve for putting together such a fun event. Looking forward to next time.
Eric: Third year in a row for us, and two new attendees we convinced to attend. They said they would be there next year.
Michael: 2muchfun w/someofthebest! Thx WiSH! Epic Evening! Always a great time w/ WiSH
Jason: An incredible event!!
Dawn: Cocktails on the Roof! So much fun seeing lots of friends and enjoying our VIP lounge – thank you Image-2000 and Joe Blatchford!
Tamar: Another fantastic event!!! Thanks Eve and Amy!
Jennifer: Great to see you all! Can’t wait til 2019!
Dana: VIP… oh yeah, the best way to do #cocktailsontheroof! See y’all next year!
Heidi: Our first time at Cocktails on the Roof!! What a fun event!! Met a lot of people I haven’t seen in a long time! Dancing, drinking a lot of cocktails…. thank God for Uber!!!
Jeannie: Fun being with you all!
Cheryl: Congratulations on an amazing event to support our community!
Sue: Excellent! Thanks for all you do for Hart District!
Amanda: Great job last night. The vendors were fabulous! Such a variety. It was also good to see you and share a moment.
Richard: What a great night.
Josh: Thanks for including us!! We had a blast.
Michael: Great event, as always Eve. You and your team should be very proud!
Alex: Love u eve!! Another amazing event!!
Steve: First off, last night was fantastic and you are to be congratulated, yet again. Truly Eve, that is an amazing civic event and I hope you get a special sense of accomplishment for what you created because it is really something worthwhile, fun and tasty too.
Patti: Great event!!! Good job everyone!!
Maureen: What a great night seeing so many friends for a great cause!
Alex: Another amazing event!
Judy: fabulous event thank you to all the volunteers who took time to help us last night! Lots of fun, drink and fun!!!
Michael: Awesome event. Another great job. So nice to see old friends and sample all the delicious food and drink.
Steve: Great event Amy, Eve, and all!
Stacey: So fun! What a great night with good friends.
Stephanie: It was really fun with great friends and an old boyfriend!
My goal in sharing the “lists” below is that you will go to the restaurants you enjoyed on our roof and frequent the businesses that chose to sponsor our event:
Pinups for American Heroes
Samantha Wade, Donna Carrion, Mary Bird, Kori Hawk, Kat Soto, Ashley Caldwell and Brittany Sanders.
The Magazine of Santa Clarita, Elite Magazine, Westfield Valencia, Littler, BrightView, California Credit Union, Oasis Associates, Andy Gump, SOS Entertainment, The Signal, SCVTV, Burrtec, Brightview Tree Company, Team House Real Estate, Eve Bushman Consulting, Image 2000, 24/7 Events and SCV Tax.
Salt Creek Grille, Wolf Creek Restaurant and Brewery, Dulce Vida Tequila, Mammoth Coffee Roasting (Espresso Martini), JFC International (sake-based cocktails), Alchemy Valencia, Marston’s Valencia, An Indian Affaire, LA Scotch Club (the only event the club participates in), Lazy Dog Restaurant and Bar, Pomp & Whimsy Gin Liqueur, Vines Restaurant and Bar, Willow Creek Distillery (formerly the Distillery at Opolo), The Newhall Press Room, (Moscow) Mule 2.0, Nealie’s Skillet, Lucille’s Smokehouse BBQ, Honu Coffee, The Local Pub and Grill, Smokehouse on Main, Impex Beverages (spirit brands), Claim Jumper Restaurant and Saloon, Figenza Fig Vodka, Sweet Beams Ice Cream Truck, Sweet T’s Treats and Nothing Bundt Cakes.
From the WiSH Education Foundation board: Amy Daniels, Richard Cohn, Lynne Secrest, Ed Masterson and Judy Penman. From WiSH Advisory Board: Eve Bushman and Marlee Lauffer. From our community: Dawn Begley, Mitch Russell and Jennifer Ramos. (Of special note: Ramos was recruited just weeks before our event and signed up no less than SEVEN restaurants in less than two weeks, warranting a special shout out from me!)
Amy Daniels, Noah Daniels, Josh Daniels, Christi Kessler, Mia Slotsve, Koren Young, Recyl Chapman, Mallany Carver, Whitney Wollin, Dennis Ward, Kathleen McGraw, Kathleen and Allen Marquart, Burt Ceroni, Diane Curtis, John Rogers, Holly Bellamy, Robin Wimsatt, Ellen Hawthorne, Carmel Farnsworth, Eileen Gunning, Judy Penman, Cheryl Gray, Carolyn Lodes, Jen Phelps, Nicole Stinson, Steve Portaro, Danise Davis, Mary Bradway, Taj Ambar, Damien White, Brittany Murrietta, Cindy Kirk, Larry and Christy Grable, Maggie-Mae Laufman, Rochelle and Terry Gallimore, Michael Farnsworth, Jennifer Primero, Talia Stern, Raymond and Cathie Baker, Joelyn and Robert Caprine, Steve Dole, Nicole Feast, Scott Fushi and Rich Daniels.
About WiSH Education Foundation
The WiSH Education Foundation supports the 23,000 students in grades 7-12 of the William S. Hart Union High School District. We fund programs and initiatives not paid for by tax dollars alone and our goal is to benefit as many students with our dollars as possible, directly in the classroom, where it’s needed most.
WiSH is important to everyone who lives in the Santa Clarita Valley, whether you have a student in our schools or not – great schools help keep our home values strong and educating our young people is vital to our community!
Eve Bushman has a Level Two Intermediate Certification from the Wine and Spirits Education Trust (WSET), a “certification in first globally-recognized course” as an American Wine Specialist ® from the North American Sommelier Association (NASA), Level 1 Sake Award from WSET, was the subject of a 60-minute Wine Immersion video (over 16k views), authored “Wine Etiquette for Everyone” and has served as a judge for the Long Beach Grand Cru and the Global Wine Awards. You can email Eve@EveWine101.com to ask a question about wine or spirits. You can also seek her marketing advice via Eve@EveBushmanConsulting.com