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Pat Kusek Financial Group presents the 4th Annual Great Gatsby Gala hosted by Jess James at The City Club inspired by the Great American Novel and the joie de vivre of the Jazz Age glamourized by Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald. Get ready for some Roaring 20’s reverie! As the City Club’s only event open to the public, there will be an exclusive discount (80% discount!) for membership sign-up on the night of the event only. VIP ticket holder will receive WAIVED initiation fee for club membership. Contact Sarah Wilcox for details on membership.

THE BEE’S KNEES:

* Delicious food, Prohibition era cocktails and 1920‘s music with Chanteuse Nnenne Terzian.

* Jazz Age dancers and Gatsby models in 1920‘s finery with hair by Rockin’ Roller Salon, makeup by Amy Kennison and enchanted deco decor by Kickstand Events.

* Speakeasy: Members Only Burlesque show with nationally renowned burlesque dancer. Sign up that night to enter!

* Portraits in the Garden with Artist Kat Christian + Photo Booth with Bella Rose Photography

* Coveted Charity Raffle Prizes benefiting the Make a Wish foundation

* “The Bee’s Knees” Wardrobe Contest – Shop Gatsby attire at Gatsby Sponsors aMuse, A Second Time Around, Lumina Gem & Cape Fear Formal Wear

* Official After Party at The Blind Elephant Speakeasy!                                              Gatsby_Jess

THE MAGIC HOUR: Thursday, September 18th
VIP Hour in The Gardens: 6pm-7pm
Event: 7pm-10pm / After Party starts at 10:30pm at The Blind Elephant

WHERE:
The City Club of Wilmington – 23 South 2nd Street

TICKETS: On sale NOW  – Click Here

General Admission: $60 in advance / $75 at door (includes heavy hors d’eouvres + 2 complimentary drinks)

VIP: $130 in advance / $150 at door (VIP Cocktail Hour in the Gardens with Master Mixologist + entertainment. City Club will waive new membership initiation fee for VIP guests!)

DRESS CODE: 1920’s, “old sport!”

“And I like large parties. They’re so intimate.” 
– Jordan Baker

- See more at: http://stylegirljessjames.com/the-4th-annual-great-gatsby-gala/#sthash.Affi3vwW.dpuf

Well summer 2014 is in full effect and wonderful things are happening in and around City Club of Wilmington!  The club was recently named BEST wedding reception venue by Wilmington Magazine!!  Make sure to check out the complete list of area businesses.

Next, our gardens have been AMAZING this summer thanks to Dagmar Cooley of Dagmar’s Designs & Landscapes!  We are excited to announce that Dagmar has opened the “Bloom Room” right here on City Club property!  See full details here.

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Last but certainly not least, the 4th Annual Great Gatsby event is fast approaching!! We are excited to offer something we have never offered before with this event.  Stay tuned for details…

 

Have you checked out our Preferred Partners Program lately?  As a City Club member, you will receive 15% off (may not apply to all products & services) at the businesses listed below!

If you are a club member and would like to apply for the program, just go here and fill out the application – http://cityclubofwilmington.wordpress.com/city-club-preferred-partners/

 

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Adam Shay CPA, PLLC

Tax planning and tax preparation for business owners and individuals.

We also provide outsourced CFO services to businesses.

Adam Shay Phone: (910) 256-3456

http://adamshaycpa.com/

 

AMuse

Women’s boutique specializing in custom, one-of-a-kind women’s couture

hats; high-end vintage costume jewelry; occasion dress; vintage and new

bags, wraps; vintage accessories such as gloves and bags; local artists

including jewelry artists and fiber artists.

Jan Wutkowski Phone: (910) 397-9099

http://www.hatshatshats.com/

 

Bluewater Marine and RV & Bluewater Transport Limousine

Transportation needs land or sea large and small we can move it all. Limousine Service, Boat Charters & Cruises, Yacht Transport at Sea, RV, Trailer, Fifth Wheel Transport.  Michael Hamby (910) 256-8328

http://www.bluewater-marine-rv.com/

http://www.bluewatertransport.net/

 

Cape Fear Formal Wear

Men’s Formal Wear. Suites and Tuxedos

Jeff Hovis Phone: (800) 433-7558

http://www.capefearformalwear.com/

 

Coastal Cupcakes

Wilmington’s first and premier cupcakery, offering designer cupcakes made fresh daily from the worlds finest ingredients. Great for Gift Giving, Birthday Parties, Weddings, Showers, Business Meetings and other events!

Kristen Beckmeyer Phone: (910) 251-8844

http://coastalcupcakes.com/

 

Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP

One of the largest law firms in North Carolina with more than 100 attorneys serving clients across the state from offices in Raleigh, Charlotte, and Wilmington.  We represent clients in all stages of litigation before federal, state, and local courts in North Carolina, as well as select administrative agencies.

John Martin (910) 777-6054

http://www.cshlaw.com/

 

Crescent Moon at 2 N Front, LLC

Retail gift and decor gallery for hand made craft in America. We buy from over 75 artists that are local, regional and national and sell their hand craft in art glass, pottery, fiber, metal sculpture, jewelry and visual arts.  Affordable Made in the USA gifts and art.  Free Gift Wrapping.  Free Delivery in the Greater Wilmington area.  We ship and insure to the Continental USA.

Joan Loch Phone: (910) 762-4207

http://www.crescentmoonnc.com/

 

DeeTrain Personal Training Services

1-on-1 Personal Training, Group Fitness Classes and Bootcamps

Dee Whittington Phone: (910) 367-5571

http://thedeetrain.com/

 

DesignLoud, Inc

Full service Web Design/Branding and Internet Marketing Agency. Our professionals have been working within the industry for a decade or longer and have a deep understanding of how the web works and what makes an effective brand.  Todays internet users expect a certain kind of usability when browsing the web and if they find your website too difficult to use then you could be losing out on potential customers.

Derek Schmidt Phone: (910) 399-6237

http://designloud.com/

 

Diamond Diaries

A practical way to share proposal stories and engagement ring pictures with friends

(and the world) as quickly as possible. It also gives brides-to-be a good place to show off their new ring and brag about their sweet future husband.

Cameron Dobson Phone: (707) 502-2362

http://diamonddiaries.com/

 

Events! On Front

Located in the heart of Wilmington’s historic downtown business district on Front Street.  Featuring a full 18-foot bar, permanent dance floor, stage, elegant finishes, and neutral decor to suit any special event!

Nancy Bullock Phone: (910) 777-2887

http://www.eventsonfront.com/

 

Flash Promotions

Promotional products such as t-shirts, hats, buttons, flashlights, mugs, koozies, etc.

Louise McColl Phone: (910) 350-1211

http://flashpromotions.logomall.com/

 

Front Street Optometric Care

Healthy Eyes Meet Stylish Eyes! Full scope optometric practice that offers routine eye exams, CL exams, and treatment of diseases of the eye. Evening & Saturday appointments for your convenience. Most vision and medical insurances accepted. Optical boutique with 1000 frames.

Dr. Tiffany Jackson Phone: (910) 341-4556

http://frontstreeteyes.com/

 

Greater Wilmington Business Journal / Wilma Magazine

Numerous avenues for clients to connect with their target audience–print, online and in person – Greater Wilmington Business Journal, Book on Business or Wilma magazine ads, Business Journal & Wilma websites, Daily Emails, sponsorships at our Power Breakfasts, Coastal Entrepreneur Awards, Wilmington Biz Expo,  Health Care Heroes, Wilma Expo, Wilma Nights, SpotOn video, and Insights.

Judy Budd Phone: (910) 343-8600 x212

http://www.wilmingtonbiz.com/

 

Greene Resources

Recruiting and staffing services.  Designs and delivers specialized recruiting solutions from a wide variety of industries.

Lindsay Smith Phone: (910) 251-0505

http://www.greeneresources.com/

 

Infinity Acupuncture

Chinese medicine is a proven system of medicine that has worked effectively for over 4,000 years and withstood the test of time.  Acupuncture balances and treats mind, body and spirit for whole healing.

Gretchen S. Reavis Phone: (910) 262-1122

http://www.healedbyacupuncture.com

 

Intracoastal Realty

Real estate sales (buy or sell)

Michelle Clark Phone: (910) 367-9767

http://www.wrightsvillebeachagent.com/

 

Junction Mechanical

Plumbing and piping service, repairs fro industrial, commercial and residential customers. 32 years of experience and insured.

Kal Marton Phone: (910) 742-7037

 

Kelly Kottage

Online boutique offering accessories, apparel, and gifts for baby/kids, women, home décor, etc.  We also offer monogramming and embroidery services.

Kelly Thomas

http://kellykottage.com/

 

Live Oak Real Estate

Leader in foreclosure and general full service real estate in Wilmington, Carolina Beach, Wrightsville Beach, and the surrounding Pender and Brunswick County areas. Experts in REO, foreclosure, and corporate owned assets. Find and buy foreclosures fast or fast track your listing with the same methods we use for the largest banks in America to give you a level playing field in this market.

Pamela Wooddell Phone: (910) 470-2532

http://liveoakgroup.com/

 

NC Eco Odysseys

Unique adventures by introducing history, activity, and culinary adventure into our events. Custom outings & corporate team building adventures. Recurring event – Paddles and Pairings, a unique kayak adventure on one of our local waterways coupled with a catered craft beer or wine pairing dinner.

Deena Craig Phone: (407) 247-5516

http://www.ncecoodysseys.com/

 

Outdoor Creations Landscape & Design, Inc.

Specializes in guaranteed landscaping and lawn care solutions to enhance the value and natural beauty of your home. A beautifully landscaped yard is an investment that pays for itself in pleasure as well as increased home value.

Raymond Bray Phone: (910) 343-0777

http://outdoorcreationslandscaping.com/

 

Paws4people Foundation

Pet, therapy and service dog training

Kyria Henry Phone: (910) 431-0698

https://paws4people.org/

 

Pomp Event Furnishings

Lounge furniture and specialty decor rentals for weddings, corporate events and special occasions.  Make your next cocktail party or special event spectacular by adding items from one of our seven amazing collections.  Schedule a showroom appointment to see the collections in person including items like sofas, sectionals, benches, day beds, lanterns, room dividers, custom pillows and more.

Rebecca Pirone Dawson Phone: (910) 251-7711

http://www.pompevent.com/

 

QuickTrainer, Inc.

QuickBooks consulting company is dedicated to everything QuickBooks: Consulting (setup, implementation, 1-on-1 training, data cleanup, quarterly & year-end reviews), QuickBooks Bookkeeping, Classes (including payroll) & Point Of Sale.

Denise and Jim Merritt Phone: (910) 338-0488

http://www.quicktrainer.net/

 

Raymond James Financial Services, Inc.

Certified Financial Planner™  Assistance with insurance, investment and retirement planning needs. Jon Tait Phone: (910) 371-0366

http://raymondjames.com/rjfsleland/

 

Relax! Massage Therapy

Whether you desire a relaxing Full-Body Massage, deep tissue work, or need a therapeutic session to release your sore neck or back, Relax! Massage Therapy is the destination of choice in Wilmington, North Carolina, for clients that demand the best in massage therapy.

Gretchen S. Reavis Phone: (910) 262-1122

http://www.relaxwilmington.com/

 

River Landing

Gated golf course community covering over 1,700 unspoiled acres on the banks of the northeast Cape Fear River in Wallace, NC. Easy 35 minute drive from Wilmington. Number of different venues for special events (weddings, meetings, board retreats, fundraisers, etc.). 2 top 50 in NC golf courses, 2 amazing restaurants, our own Holiday Inn Express and Suites and in the gates we have deluxe suites and golf cottages.

Madi McDougald Phone: (910) 285-1006

http://www.riverlanding.com/

 

Riverside Dental Arts

Comprehensive General Dentistry (Dental Implants & Aesthetic Dentistry). Achieve your appearance goals combined with preventive measures for a healthy smile that lasts your lifetime. New Patient Exam, Cleaning & necessary Radiographs, Professional Teeth Whitening & $500 off Invisalign Orthodontic Therapy.

Dr. Gabriel Rich Phone: (910) 254-4555

http://www.riversidedentalarts.com/

 

Salon Beyond Basics Day Spa

Full service Salon and Spa with 26 stylist chairs, 3 massage therapist suites, 2 aesthetician suites, and 2 wig/hair piece suites. We carry about 25 different professional product/tool lines to fully care for any client needs.

Terry Allgood Phone: (910) 452-0072

http://www.salonbeyondbasics.com/

 

Seaside Wellness Center

Chiropractic, Clinical Nutritional Care

Dr. John Weisberg Phone: (910) 352-2723

http://www.seasidewellnesscenter.com/

 

Seaside Wellness Center

Reflexology, Aromatherapy, Reiki

Daryl Weisberg Phone: (910) 352-2723

http://www.seasidewellnesscenter.com/

 

Simply Divine Bed & Breakfast, Inc.

Lodging – overnight and extended stay, special events, weddings, parties

Carmen Forrester Phone: (910) 892-2296

http://www.simplydivinebedandbreakfast.com/

 

Starr Financial Resources

Our clients are entrepreneurs, executives and individuals who care about people.  We help them achieve what they would want…if they knew the possibilities.

Peter Starr Phone: (910) 367-5497

http://peterstarr.com/

 

The Barbara Pugh Real Estate Team – Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage

Helping buyers, sellers and investors navigate the real estate market with professional service and integrity.  I work with sellers from investment rental properties to luxury homes on the ICWW.  My Team and I are always willing to go the extra mile to help buyers find just the right property.

Barbara Pugh Phone: (910) 520-2945

http://www.barbarapugh.com/

http://www.findwilmingtonhomes.com/

 

The Inn at City Club

Six luxury suites seated proudly above terraced gardens in the 1841 ante-bellum de Rosset House. Each suite is individually appointed with heart-of-pine floors, period furniture, large whirlpool tubs, separate showers, gas log fireplaces, cable TV, telephones, data ports, coffee makers, refrigerators, microwaves and irons with boards. Two of the suites are full apartment suites with kitchens and washer/dryers.

Holt Broadhurst Phone: (910) 343-1880 ext 206

http://cityclubatderosset.com/index2.php#/gallery1/2/

 

The Three Divas Events

The Three Divas are a mother/daughters event design team who offer full service event planning and directing with in house services that include cake, floral & event design, and Videography!

The Three Divas Phone: (910) 399-6276

http://www.TheThreeDivas.com

 

TheatreNOW Productions, LLC

Weekend dinner theater shows, kids show and Sunday jazz brunches, comedy, and more!

Alisa Harris Phone: (910) 399-3669

http://www.theatrewilmington.com/

 

Wealth Coach of North Carolina

Comprehensive Financial Planning (Personal and Business), Philanthropic and Charitable Gift Planning, Financial Planning for children and adults with Special Needs, Investment and Insurance Planning

Steven Krasnipol Phone: (910) 398-6405

http://www.wealthcoachnc.com/

 

Welcome Service LLC

Personally welcoming newcomers and new businesses to New Hanover, Pender and Brunswick County.  The only personal welcoming service in the area.  We keep the service exclusive, and make sure you are exclusive to your area.

Nancy Wilcox Phone: (910) 793-0950

http://www.welcomeservicellc.info/

 

Whittington Consulting Group

Sales and marketing consulting, training and implementation for small-medium sized businesses.

Neal Whittington Phone: (919) 669-0551

http://www.nealwhittington.com

 

Wilmington Cleaning Solutions

Commercial & Residential Cleaning/Janitorial Services, Carpet Cleaning

Neal Whittington Phone: (910) 367-5232

http://wilmingtoncleaningsolutions.com/

 

Wilmington Junior Golf Academy

We use golf as a vehicle to teach young people about life skills and core values. Any child is welcome at absolutely no cost. We are presently in 9 elementary schools, 5 afterschool programs and have 6 clinics on the weekends.

Jake Hunt Phone: (910) 622-5253

http://www.wilmingtonjuniorgolfacademy.com/

 

Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming

“One-stop shop” for superior pet products, along with offering a spa-like feel for our pet grooming” services.

Erskine Smith Phone: (910) 256-5557

http://woofgangbakery.com/

Great Gatsby Gala 2013Pat Kusek Financial Group presents the 3rd Annual Great Gatsby Gala hosted by Jess James at The City Club inspired by the Great American Novel and the joie de vivre of the Jazz Age glamourized by Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald. Get ready for some Roaring 20’s reverie! As the City Club’s only event open to the public, The City Club will offer an exclusive discount (80% discount!) for membership sign-up the night of the event only.

“And I like large parties. They’re so intimate.” – Jordan Baker

THE BEE’S KNEES:

*  Delicious food, Prohibition era cocktails, 1920‘s music and Great Gatsby viewing in the garden.

*  Gatsby models in 1920‘s finery with hair by Emily Rodriguez and Monica Kelly of Steven Ward Hair, Makeup by Amy Kennison and enchanted deco decor by Kickstand Events

*  Jazz Age inspired shopping with aMuse, A Second Time Around, Front Street Optometric Care, Lumina Gem + more! Por Cel Ain

*  Speakeasy: Members Only (code word will be provided) Burlesque show with nationally renowned Burlesque dancer Por Cel Ain. Sign up that night to enter!

*  Portraits in the Garden with Artist Kat Christian and Photo Booth with Bella Rose Photography.

*  Coveted charity raffle prizes to benefit Kids Making It, “The Bee’s Knees” wardrobe contest and Roaring Twenties reverie.

THE MAGIC HOUR: Thursday, September 19th 7pm-10pm

WHERE: The City Club of Wilmington – 23 South 2nd Street

TICKETS: $50 in advance and include heavy hors d’eoeuvres and two complimentary drinks.  Tickets on sale NOW at www.stylegirljessjames.com. $60 at the door.

DRESS CODE: 1920’s, “old sport!”

“Can’t repeat the past?…Why of course you can!” – Jay Gatsby

Become a City Club Preferred Partner and expose your business to Wilmington’s premier private club and their members!  Just a few of the benefits include:

  1. Listing for your business on club’s website with short description, phone number and link to your website
  2. Mention on club’s social media (facebook & twitter)
  3. Window decal/signage for your business
  4. Preferred partner of the month receives feature in club newsletter and “special offer” email to member base
  5. Receive 15% off at all other Preferred Partners

If you are already a City Club member and would like to become a Preferred Partner, please follow this link to fill in and submit the application –  http://cityclubofwilmington.wordpress.com/city-club-preferred-partners/

To request information on club membership, please contact Member Services at 910-343-1880 ext206 or MemberServices@cityclubatderosset.com

 

It was an honor for City Club of Wilmington to be selected as one of the 13 gardens to be included in the Azalea Festival Garden Tour!, and to be able to showcase our beautiful terraced garden!

 

The City Club of Wilmington, located in Historic Downtown Wilmington, NC, is a grand home with beautiful terraced gardens that is the perfect environment for the ultimate southern wedding. City Club has the feeling of a historic mansion but with the amenities of a professional kitchen, an amazing culinary team, 2 full bars with top bartenders, an efficient staff, plus 6 beautiful bedroom suites that reflect the gracious age of the mansion but are equipped with all the modern comforts.

For information on how to book a wedding or special event, call Poppy Tugwell at (910) 343-1880 Ext. 210
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