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Recap: Amuse’um 2014 At The Children’s Museum Of Atlanta Honoring Children’s Healthcare Of Atlanta « Miss A® | Charity Meets™ Style.
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LaTasha Clanton is the Atlanta Editor for Miss A. She is a mother of three beautiful daughters and wife to Jason. While her husband was in the military she attended Kansas State University where she majored in Political Science with a minor in Journalism. When her husband got called to two wars she decided to pursue her real passion while she waited for her solider to return home. She graduated from the Community School of Cosmetology in 2003. Once he returned she uprooted her family to the Atlanta area where she could begin to accomplish her goals. She is a fashion savvy stylist, who specializes in hair, make-up, and overall wardrobe. Style ambassador for Socialbliss, urban fashion blogger on her own blog Urbanstylequeen.com, a freelance fashion journalist, and maintaining a full time job by day. Attending Bauder College in Atlanta, GA she is majoring in Fashion Design and minor’s in Fashion Merchandising. She considers herself to be Superwoman as an alter ego. Her faith and spirituality is one of the reasons why she supports Ovarian Cancer Research, Breast Cancer Walks, and a variety or charities and organizations that deal with Cancer Research, Women’s Empowerment, and Children’s Rights. She contributes all of her dedication and hard work to her grandmother Virgiline Green who died Ovarian Cancer, and all of the women in her family living or deceased who helped and inspired her to always have a giving heart, a strong faith, and the determination to succeed.

Recap: Amuse’um 2014 At The Children’s Museum Of Atlanta Honoring Children’s Healthcare Of Atlanta

Children's Museum of Atlanta

Children’s Museum of Atlanta staff (Photo credit LaTasha Clanton)

Three words to describe this year’s Amuse’um 2014 benefiting Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Whimsical, Fun, and Fabulous. First let me say kuddos to event chairs Barbarella Diaz, Jeri Morgan, and Abby Perez. A lot of thought had to have went into planning an adult’s only night out. As a mother of three daughters, with long standing ties and gratitude for the empathy and care of the doctor’s and staff of Children’s Health Care of Atlanta. I can totally appreciate all the care and effort these wonderful women put in this particular charity event.

As you enter into the Children’s Museum of Atlanta you were immediately greeted by the kid like decor. With Museum staff in full character mode, they represented each country in the world. International cuisines from around the world were set up buffet style and available to patrons throughout the entire evening. Along with passed hors d’oeurves, signature cocktails and an open bar, the set up was definitely the scene for adults to act like children for one night. Guests had the option of participating in a silent or live auction which offered elegant and elaborate items to bid on, Adult friendly games like Gas Guy Safari presented by  Gas South where guests went on their own personal scavenger hunt for prizes, Head or Tails Raffle for a 1,000 Target gift card (my personal favorite), Wall of Wine, and Green Screen Photos.

(Photo credit: LaTasha Green)

Questra MaCuba Latin Band (Photo credit: LaTasha Green)

Questra MaCuba one of the best salsa bands in Atlanta (in my opinion) provide superb music throughout the evening. Guests could not stay off the dance floor. After you have danced the night away they made sure you had one more reminder of your evening of child like play. An international candy table with delightful sweets and treats for guests to take home.

Children’s Healthcare should be proud of the accomplishments, love, and support they provide for thousands of children and their families. The money raised is needed and deserved. I personally look forward to next year and if you missed it please make every effort to attend!

Chairman Stephen M. LaMastra, Major sponsors include Gas South, The Coca Cola Company, Novelis, State Street Global Advisors, Alston & Bird LLP, Krystal, and Wells Fargo.

 

 

 

Amuseum table purchase

Patrons could purchase tables for themselves and their guests. (Photo credit: LaTasha Clanton)

 

Amuseum Event CHairs

Event chairs Barbarella Diaz, Jeri Morgan, and Abby Perez

 

Children's Museum of Atlanta staff

Children’s Museum of Atlanta Shari dress in traditional Japanese attire (Photo credit: LaTasha Clanton)

 

 

Body Paint Roberto Hernandez

Body Paint by Roberto Hernandez (Photo credit: LaTasha Clanton)

 

 

 

Barbie Collectibles

Silent Auction Items for Amus’eum Barbie Collectibles (Photo credit: LaTasha Clanton)

 

Gas South

Gas Guy Safari presented by Gas South took guests on a personal safari for prizes. (Photo credit: LaTasha Clanton)

 

Amus'eum International Candy Table

Amus’eum 2014 International Candy Table for guests to take home (Photo credit: LaTasha Clanton)

 

 

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