Face the Nation Recap
By Kayla Kell
This year’s Face the Nation event was a tremendous success. The Press Club reached its goal of funding the $5000 Walter Cronkite broadcasting scholarship. There was also a raffle to support Haitian relief, which brought in $345. The board voted to add to that sum to make a $500 donation to Meds and Food for Kids, which is working in Haiti.
There were over 100 lovely ladies who gathered at Neiman Marcus in the Frontenac Plaza to enjoy each other’s company, bites to eat and best of all, tips on how to enhance their beauty from multiple experts in the industry.
Michael Ann Guthrie with Natura Bisse demonstrated best products for skin. Penny Cooley with Laura Mercier showed how to create a flawless face. Jamie Miracle with Frederick Fekkai taught tricks for taming hair, and Michael Kolodziejski with Neulash shared the secret for great eye lashes. There was also a local representative for Jo Malone who demonstrated fragrance layering.
Local celebrity, Debbie Monterrey, presented the winners of the raffle for Haitian relief with their gifts. Four ladies won baskets with beauty products from the represented companies, along with a basket put together by Debbie with her favorite products.
Face the Nation was extremely successful thanks to Aisha Sultan, chairperson for Face the Nation and vice president of scholarships and fellowships; Ellen Soule, public relations manager for Neiman Marcus and member of the Press Club’s board; Ellen’s wonderful staff; the enthusiastic members of the Face the Nation committee: Rena Abrams, Claire Applewhite, Joan Berkman, Claudia Burris, Karen Carroll, Allison Collinger, Suzanne Corbett, Carla Feuer, Cynthia Frohlichstein, Gina Galati, Margie Gillerman, Cookie Goldberg, Debbie Greenberg, Lynn Hamilton, Alice Handelman, Carol Lundgren, Elaine Medve, Myrna Meyer, Kim Miller, Suzie Nall, Marilyn Olschansky, Gloria Ross, Barbara Shuman, Ellen Soule, Aisha Sultan, Pam Toder, Janie Weiss, Patty Wente, Donna Wilkinson Razine Winneker and Glenda Partlow, executive director of the Press Club.