Friday, April 15, 2011

Guest Post: The Quick and Dirty Dirty

Today I am super excited to feature a post from Lauren from The Quick + Dirty Dirty, the 2010 Reader's Pick for Best Local Blog in Creative Loafing's Best Of poll! Lauren and her blogging partner Lindsay are a dynamic duo, and a blast to meet up with in person if you have the chance. 

I can't wait to see her and the rest of the crew out at this event in a few weeks. Thanks Lauren!

Hello to all the fabulous Buckhead Betty…on a Budget readers!

I’m Lauren Kraselsky and I’m one of the co-writers of The Quick and Dirty Dirty….and a huge BB on a B fan!

I’m thrilled for this opportunity to invite you to the BEST party of the year… Camp Dance!

Here’s the Q+DD: Camp Dance is a FABULOUS evening of nostalgia… we hope to bring you back to your summer camp days by bringing back the old summertime favorite….the Camp Dance. Attire is camp-casual, the food is all camp-themed….and the only thing better than Bug Juice? SPIKED Bug Juice!

Here’s the best part – this year it’s being held at the wonderful WORLD OF COCA COLA!

All of this fun will be in support of the wonderful kids who attend Camp Twin Lakes – a network of camps providing these wonderful memories for children with serious illnesses, disabilities and challenges who might not otherwise have had them!

So grab your friends and head downtown on Saturday, April 30th to the World of Coca-Cola!

Here’s the entire invitation:

The Camp Twin Lakes Junior Board presents Camp Dance 2011
Saturday - April 30th, 8pm-midnight at the World of Coca-Cola

Remember when...
Prime real estate meant getting the top bunk?
The preferred transportation only had one horsepower?
or Tevas and Umbros were considered high fashion?

Well, saddle up your horse, dust off your dancing shoes, and head toward the mess hall, because it's back...and it's better than ever!

That's right. We've decided to shake things up a bit with a "refreshing" new venue. But don't worry...we won't shake it too much!

Camp Dance at the World of Coca-Cola
Immerse yourself in the amazing and interactive exhibits at the World of Coca-Cola including a 4D Theater, Pop Culture, Perfect Pauses, Milestones of Refreshment and Bottle Works all while dancing and listening to tunes from Bobby and the Aristocats!

Tapas and Treats
Enjoy some complimentary spiked bug juice and some camp-themed heavy hors d'oeuvres such as miniature cheeseburgers, corndogs, grill cheeses, and loaded baked-potatoes. Then take part in the delectable dessert bar that will include moon-pies, cheesecake popsicles, rice krispy treats, cupcakes, and of course...s'mores!

Create your own concoctions in Taste It!
Choose one or more of the almost 70 flavors from around the world then head to the bar to complete your cocktail. Beer and wine are complimentary all night. Each admission ticket includes 2 free drink tickets for the cocktail bar. Additional drink tickets may be purchased with cash at the event.

Tickets are $65 and will increase to $75 at the door, if the event is not sold out! Camp Dance is a 21 and up event. Click Here to Buy Tickets.

Attire is camp casual.
Guest must be 21 or older to attend.
This event has sold out the last two years!

Patron Packages - Click Here to Buy
CAMPER PATRON: $275 - Sponsors one camper for a day of camp and includes two tickets to Camp Dance.
COUNSELOR PATRON: $550 - Sponsors a full week of activities for a cabin and includes four tickets to Camp Dance.
DIRECTOR PATRON: $1100 - Sponsors a Camp To Go hospital program and includes six tickets to Camp Dance.

Raffle Prizes
Fill out the raffle ticket information on your Camp Dance ticket and be entered into win one of these prices:
-Falcons Fan Experience: 4 tickets to a Falcons pre-season game, 4 passes to go on the field before the pre-season game, $100 gift card to STATS for dinner.
-Autographed Basketball: Basketball signed by Atlanta Hawks player, Josh Smith

Sponsorship packages are available from $1,500-$20,000. Contact the Camp Twin Lakes office at 404-231-9887 or email

Camp Dance Executive Committee
Event Chair - Lauren Kraselsky
Host Co-chairs - Samantha Deitch and Robin Goldberg
Party Planning Co-chairs - Stuart Buckley and Greg Cohen
Fundraising Co-chairs - Louise Rains and Brian Smith

Camp Dance Committee
Michelle Adinolfi, Brett Akers, Josh Bank, Hilary Barfield, Cari Barocas, Ryan Benator, Lauren Berger, Lila Berman, Chi Bui, Mike Caray, Seth Cohn, Kevin Cott, Melissa Cowett, Becky Cronin, Greg Eisenman, Jenn Evans, Meg Faughnan, Matt Freeman, Lizzie Garner, Jonathan Ginburg, Jenny Goldberg, Andrea Goldt, Ashley Hesseltine, Julie Holmes, Brian Howell, Lindsay Kessler, Julie Linsey, Jaime Luckey, Katy McDonald, Greer and Jarrod Mendel, Danielle Micheletti, Heather Morrow, Marie O’Hearn, Shanon Perry, Amy Prestera, Angela Priest, Lauren Pritchard, Kristin Rodgers, Joe Salome, Hilary Saperstein, Analise Siciliano, Tisa Sinclair, Monica Stein, Susan Stone, Ellen Terchila, Jordana Wachtel, and Erin Ziff

Junior Board Members
President—Robert Unell
Monetha Cobb*, Lauren Kraselsky*, Adrian Powell*, Lila Berman, James Black, Blake Byrnes, Stuart Buckley, Jodi Cannady, Will Cannady, Greg Cohen, Samantha Deitch, Todd Ewing, Robin Goldberg, Christi Karp, Brian McCabe, Susie Oddo, Marie O’Hearn, Louise Rains, Mark Rothberg, Eve Slaughter, Brian Smith, Bre Wagner, and Winfred Westbrook
*Executive Committee

About Camp Twin Lakes: Camp Twin Lakes is a network of camps providing life-changing camp experiences to thousands of children with serious illnesses, disabilities and challenges. We collaborate with over 40 different organizations (our Camp Partners) to create customized programs that teach our campers to overcome obstacles and grow in their confidence and capabilities. Camp Twin Lakes is thrilled to provide programs at various state-of-the-art facilities throughout the state of Georgia, including overnight camps in Rutledge and Winder, day camps in Atlanta, children's hospitals, and more.

For more information about Camp Twin Lakes, visit


LK said...

Yay! I can't wait to party with you, Katherine!



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