Taking Care of Business Awards

The First Taking Care of Business Awards Presented by Parting for a Purpose, Side Bar and the It’s All About the Kids Foundation was on Thursday, February 4, 2010 at Side Bar.  What a kick-off!  Everyone was Partying for a Purpose!

The It’s All About the Kids Foundation presented Taking Care of Business Awards to:

The Agency San Diego
Torrey Pines Bank
NStyle Limousine
Taste & Thirst
Ciro’s Pizza
Nicky Rotten’s

Sysco Foods

Real Deal Furniture

These companies made it happen for the It’s All About the Kids Foundation in 2009. Each company received an engraved Star Award and also a sign painted for them by the children of Christies’s Place, Toussaint Academy and Storefront.

Over 225  guests enjoyed hosted St. Petersburg Vodka cocktails and wonderful appetizers from Marketplace Grille as well as delicious  organic cupcakes from  Cups La Jolla.  DJ IDeaL kept the place rockin’ with Jason Whitmore on Sax and Mark DeMascole on the drums.  The guests marveled at the acrobatic feats of the Ladies  of  Pole Addiction.

Thank you to our additional Sponsors including Southwest Trophy,  Flowers by Marie, Sidebar, Discoversd.com, Any Budget, King of Happy Hour, V Group Printing, Big Tuna Interactive, Boogie Nights and StreamLight Video.  And a huge thanks to the gorgeous Partying for a Purpose hostesses who helped at the event.

Thank you to our Auction winner and Auction Donors: The Merk, Bar Ninety, Gwendolyn at Groom,
King of Happy Hour, Ulan MedSpa, Side Bar, Taste & Thirst,Pure Platinum Kearny Mesa, Best Western Yacht Harbor Hotel, Karen Watt, Shpigel Acupuncture, Hall of Champions, Gaslamp Association and Gaslamp Event Marketing, Spin Nightclub, Stingaree, Shore Club, Tabu Sushi Lounge La Jolla, Voyeur and The Pearl.

100% of the proceeds benefited the It’s All about the Kids Foundation.

CLICK HERE to Check out the photos from photographer John Vaughn .

The next Taking Care of Business Awards will be in May.

When Angela Brannon, Executive and Co-founder of the It’s All About the Kids Foundation began working with charities in 1997,her brother Scott would give her Certificates of Appreciation for the work that she was doing.
Each said “In Appreciation for Taking Care of Business”.   Taking Care of Business Awards are in memory of Scott Brannon who was murdered in 2006.