DETAILS ABOUT ATTENDING

 

We hope you’re as excited as we are about Stepping Out In Style 2017, presented by PNC Bank! We are thrilled you’ll be joining us for the 15th anniversary of our annual fundraiser and fashion show! 
Need tickets or a table? Tickets are $150 each and tables of 10 seats are $1,500. Click here to purchase yours today!  
 
DATE: Friday, September 8, 2017
TIME: 5:30pm-11pm
LOCATION:
JW Marriott Indianapolis – Griffin Hall and Grand Ballroom 1-5
ATTIRE: Business or Cocktail
PARKING: At the JW Marriott downtown, several parking  options are available:
JW Marriott Valet Service
JW Marriott Self-park – $24 with validation
Indiana State Government Garage
White River State Park, South lot or underground garage
Circle Centre garages (take Skywalk to JW Marriott) – $5-$10
AGENDA/THINGS TO DO:
 
RECEPTION:
The party starts at 5:30pm in Griffin Hall with a cocktail reception sponsored by Bedel Financial Consulting, Inc. You can enjoy the following activities until dinner starts at 7pm!
Wine Pull: For $25 guests can choose a cork and are guaranteed a wine worth $14-$150! Everyone’s a winner at the Wine Pull, sponsored by IPL!
Diamond Dig: The ever-popular Diamond Dig is back again! For just $10 a scoop you can try your hand at winning one of over 75 items! Dig early and often for the best chance to win!
Grand Prize Drawing: Included this year is our Grand Prize Drawing! You can purchase 5 chances to win for $20, and are guaranteed to get a gift that shows your support all night long! Prizes include a piece from Aronstam Fine Jewelers valued over $5,000, a Day of Renewal for two from Studio 2000 Salon and Day Spa and an overnight getaway package from Conrad Indianapolis! More information can be found here.
DINNER – Served at 7pm
 
LIVE ASK:
The Indianapolis Fire Department and the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department will join Denny Sponsel of RJE Business Interiors and our Event Chair, Julia Moffitt on stage to help us achieve our $208,880 fundraising goal for the night! Be ready to cheer for your favorite team as Denny and Julia help you support Dress for Success Indianapolis!
FASHION SHOW:
Jody DeFord, Murph Damron and our fabulous models will be showcasing the latest fall fashions from local boutiques. Cheer on your favorite models and make notes on where you’ll be shopping in the coming weeks, it’s time to discover some local options!  More about the boutiques can be found here.  
AFTER PARTY:
What would a Friday night be without a little extra celebration? Keep the fun going with the After Party sponsored by Mainstreet. Enjoy an extra cocktail, do a little shopping,  visit with friends and enjoy great music after the fashion show.
PAYMENT: 
Cash, check and credit cards will be accepted for all aspects of this event, except the Grand Prize Raffle, cash and checks ONLY for this aspect.
DRINK TICKETS:
Attached to the bottom of each ticket are three free drinks vouchers that can be redeemed during the event.
PHOTOS OF THE EVENT:
Faith Blackwell Photography will once again be providing photography services for Stepping Out In Style, presented by PNC Bank. Check out and purchase photos of you and your friends starting the Monday after the event at her website. Click here for more information!  
WILL CALL/PARKING PAYMENT:
Will Call will be located just outside Griffin Hall. JW Marriott self-park pre-payment and validation will be available at a table next to Will Call.
HAVE EXTRA SEATS AVAILABLE?
If you have extra seats at your table, we’d be happy to fill them with supporters, volunteers, staff members or others important to the organization! Just email Andrea Cowley, Associate Director at andrea@indydfs.org and she would be happy to assist you!
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