Michel hosts Spring Hope

Photo by Mel Davis
The crowd at Michel joined the chef and reps from Saks and St. Jude's
The crowd at Michel joined the chef and reps from Saks and St. Jude's

Michel at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner, welcomed guests for an afternoon of fabulous food, flowing champagne and camaraderie all for a good cause on Thursday.  As he does every winter at Citronelle, Chef Richard graciously opened the 

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doors of his restaurant, hosting a wonderful event to benefit St. Jude's Children's Hospital, this time with a fashion presentation featuring fresh looks in accessories for the Spring and Summer from Saks Fifth Avenue.  Live models demonstrated looks that take outfits from day to evening; work to play.

Models including Kate Michael, K Street Kate worked the crowd of fashionistas which included Citygirlblogs' Stef Wood, MyDCStyle's April Jones Firoozabadi, and Union of Angels' Cindy Copeland Bapst

This fall, Saks Fifth Avenue is partnering with St. Jude in its Thanks and Giving® campaign for the fifth year. The Thanks and Giving campaign isan unprecedented coming together of celebrities, media, retail and corporate partners that asks consumers to “Give thanks for the healthy kids in your life, and give to those who are not.” The Thanks and Giving campaign was created in 2004 by St. Jude National Outreach Director Marlo Thomas and her siblings Terre and Tony Thomas, children of hospital founder Danny Thomas. Funds raised by the campaign support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude to find cures for desperately ill children in communities everywhere. You can also donate online at www.stjude.org or call 1-800-4STJUDE.

For more information or to learn more about the Thanks and Giving campaign, contact Brenna O’Malley at 800-336-3083 or brenna.omalley@stjude.org. Michel is located in the Ritz Carlton at Tyson’s Corner, 1700 Tyson’s Boulevard, McLean, VA 22102.

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About St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is internationally recognized for its pioneering work in finding cures and saving children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases. St. Jude is the first and only pediatric cancer center to be designated as a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute. Founded by late entertainer Danny Thomas and based in Memphis, Tenn., St. Jude freely shares its discoveries with scientific and medical communities around the world. St. Jude is the only pediatric cancer research center where families never pay for treatment not covered by insurance. No child is ever denied treatment because of the family’s inability to pay. St. Jude is financially supported by ALSAC, its fundraising organization. For more information, please visit www.stjude.org.