Wednesday, November 4, 2009

The gala is OVER.

Well praise the Lord, the gala is over! It was a long and exhausting week (and yes I know it's only Wednesday) but the event was a success. The food was fantastic, the speakers were excellent, and the staff at the venue were super. Did things go wrong? Of course, but thankfully the things that went wrong occurred in the morning and could be fixed so no one would even know.
Here is my favorite picture of the night:

We had over 415 guests, YAYAYA! Our keynote speaker was Jerry Jenkins, co-author of the Left Behind series and he was awesome:

It was a fantastic night! I have meetings to cater all day today and Friday and then Garth and I may go to a bed & breakfast this weekend for some peace and quiet. Sounds heavenly to me!

35 comments:

Mrs. J L said...

yay! thats alot of tables...wow! :)

Justine said...

So glad everything worked out!! :)

A bed and breakfast sounds like a WONDERFUL idea!! I hope you get to go! :)

Lisa said...

It looks amazing!! Congratulations on a successful event :).

Anne Carr said...

So glad it went well!!! Any pictures of you all dressed up...? :)

Brittney Galloway said...

Looks beautiful! I'm glad it went well and hope you have a relaxing weekend.

Milltini said...

Awesome! I am so glad it was a success. You definitely deserve some R&R after this!

Brett Alexandra said...

congrats to a successful event!

I am finally back on here:) Missed you!!

Jenny.Lee said...

I'm so glad your event went well! The pics look great!

Lauren said...

Wow...what a crowd! Glad to know it all went well!

Minnesota Girl said...

yay! So glad the to hear everything went well! Congrats and get some rest now! You deserve it =)

Lauren Kelly said...

So glad it went well :)

Naturally Caffeinated Family said...

yay, i'm so glad everything went so well! see, we knew it would=)! good luck with the rest of the week and i hope you guys have a wonderful relaxing weekend!!

Jen Caputo said...

woohoO! so glad it went well. Looks beautiful!

The Rest is Still Unwritten said...

Glad it was such a success! Have fun this weekend!

Hailey {HRH} said...

wow thats a TON of people. i can only imagine how stressful your life is when you are close to executing an event like that. you did great!

hope you make it to the bed and breakfast. that sounds fun!

Livin' the Life God Gave Me said...

So glad that everything worked out and looked great!

I am also a Biggest Loser fan. I know two of the finalists if you want to know!

Polka Dots & Protein Bars said...

Wow! It's gorgeous!

KC said...

Beautiful! I'm glad everything went well!! Have fun this weekend, whatever you do!

Tara Gibson said...

congrats girl! now go have a BIG glass of wine! : )

Mark and Kathryn said...

Cute Blog!!!!

~Kathryn

Mrs.LifeAccounts said...

yay! so glad it's done and nothing crazy bad happened! You must be so tired now! A b&b sounds amazing, you should definitely partake!

New England Girl said...

Congratulations on such a successful - and gorgeous - event!! :)

Kim @ NewlyWoodwards said...

Yay! I"m glad it went well. It's always such a relief to have a big event over. =)

...::Mrs. Southern Bride::... said...

Glad that it went well!! :)

Jules said...

Bed & Breakfast sounds heavenly right now...

Sandy Toes said...

Wow..what a big room! Very pretty!
sandy toe

Brittany Ann said...

Yay! Good for you!

mommywonderland said...

Hooray...YOu have so earned the B&B..I am totally jealous though! Share some pics...Pretty please :)

Shanny said...

Glad everything went well, the place looks fantastic!

Lil' Woman said...

yay...congrats to you! :)

Meagan said...

How fun! Can't wait to hear all about the B&B!!!

Emily said...

Whew, that's a lot of people! The dining room looks awesome. I'm glad it went well!!

katie + bret said...

well hello 8 million tables! GEEZ! I am happy all went well - Now RELAX! You deserve to!!

Katie said...

WOOOO HOOOO so glad its over! You deserve to relax!! What kind of event was this?

AmyT said...

congrats...I'm so glad it went well for you!!