The Medical Spa at Nova and WD Designs Awareness Jewelry announced its third annual breast cancer awareness event at The Medical Spa at Nova was a huge success, boasting increases in both attendance and fundraising efforts. Held on Wednesday, October 3, this year’s event raised $8,015 for Tigerlily Foundation, an organization dedicated to educating, supporting and empowering young women ages 15-40 before, during and after the diagnosis of breast cancer. Approximately 120 people were in attendance.
At this “open spa” fundraising event, attendees enjoyed viewing spa demonstrations performed by Nova’s certified massage therapists, aesthetic nurse and licensed master aestheticians, sampling complimentary spa treatments and an assortment of delectable hors d’oeuvres and desserts, shopping, wine tasting, listening to live music and more.
Fifty companies came together to support this special event, donating food, refreshments, floral arrangements, photography services and more. More than 50 gifts were also donated for the event’s silent auction and raffle. Event supporters included:
JP Events & Consulting; Loudoun Insurance Group; Radiology Imaging Associates; DRH Designs; Ashburn Rental; Gold’s Gym, Ashburn; The National Conference Center; The Ritz-Carlton, Tyson’s Corner; Harper’s Ferry Adventure Center; The Bumble Bee Studio; SkinMedica; SkinCeuticals; Allergan; Deborah Lippmann; The Lansdowne Resort; OBAGI; Lifetime Fitness Dulles; Xtreme Health & Fitness; Lost Rhino Brewing Company; Corcoran Vineyards; Touchstone Crystal; Teri Moy Photography; Raspberry Falls Golf & Hunt Club; Pink Piggy Sweets; Inner Power Yoga; Virginia Dental Solutions; Not Your Average Joe’s; New Family Naturals; The Chocolate Chick; Makeup Artistry by Tracie; Potomac Falls Express Lube & Car Wash; Chantel’s Bakery; Erika Jane Gebel, Harpist; Fortessa Outlet Store; Reston Limousine; Northern Virginia Magazine; The Washington Redskins; Ashburn Bagel & Sandwich Shop; 7 Company Weight Loss & Wellness; EVOLVh; Wintergreen Resort; Bertucci’s; Zinga! Frozen Yogurt; Platinum Nail Spa; Pure Moxie; Starbuck’s; Footlights Dance & Theater Boutique; and Courtney Murphy, Artist.
Dr. Keenan and the owners of WD Designs Awareness Jewelry, Cathy Dorman and Wendy Wooley, formally presented the proceeds check to Maimah Karmo, the founder and CEO of Tigerlily Foundation, at a press reception Monday, October 15 at The Medical Spa at Nova. The reception was open to media outlets from all over the region and in addition to the check presentation, formal one-on-one interviews with Ms. Karmo and Dr. Keenan were conducted.
The Medical Spa at Nova annual breast cancer awareness event has raised more than $18,000 for breast cancer non-profits over the past three years.