Imagine A Way Hosts 6th Annual Touch The Stars Gala
By Rob Giardinelli Photography by Ben Porter
THE SCENE: The Intercontinental Stephen F Austin Hotel in the heart of Texas’ capital city was the venue for an evening where a sold-out crowd 300 of Austin’s most sociable turned out for Imagine A Way’s 6th Annual Touch The Stars gala, which provided those on hand with an evening of fun while supporting such a worthy cause.
THE VIBE: The evening started in the foyer outside the ballroom for a cocktail hour where partygoers mingled between conversation and perusing the silent auction items available for bid. The action then turned to the ballroom where guests dined on a three course during the program which included touching videos about the families who have benefitted from Imagine A Way’s services. The evening was capped off with a spirited live auction, where bidders snapped up several great experiences from a trip to Oregon wine country and Jackson Hole to a diamond necklace.
THE CAUSE: The event raised over $216,000 for Imagine A Way, which is an organization that provides early intervention and therapies for young children with autism.