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Boston Elites Raise a Glass for Kick for Nick!



On beautiful day in May, Boston Elites came down to the Nile Lounge in Allston to party…all in the name of a good cause. Kick for Nick, an awesome local charity that continues the mission of PFC Nick Madaras and his love of soccer, gathers and distributes soccer balls to the children of Iraq as a gesture of good will. Headed up locally by our very own Allix T, Kick for Nick has collected over 21,000 soccer balls. To celebrate, generate awareness and raise funds, we've dedicated this event to Kick For Nick!

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The night was peppered with laughter, Narragansett, tons of local art and delicious little bites from Tastefully Simple, provided by Tarah H. Our super cool local hosts, Alex and Brendan, proprietors of Nile, provided oodles of hookah, from vanilla mint to Blue Mist. As a special treat, they even brought out their signature hookah, carved from a an actual watermelon…an obvious Elite favorite. We welcomed Elite event first-timers Catie C, Graham C and Emily G, while marveling at our little trooper, Nicole E, who made it to the event on crutches!

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The highlight of the night? A raffle which raised money for Kick for Nick and awarded a few really cool prizes to some lucky Elites! A copy of The Sound of Our Town, signed by the author, Brett Milano, VIP tickets to Stylefixx Girl's Night Out, A gift basket from Tastefully Simple, Lips Karaoke for Xbox, a gift certificate to Nami Spa and the grand prize (drum roll please) a complete band set up for Rockband from Harmonix!

A big thank you to Nile Lounge, Tastefully Simple, Narragansett, Sara S for all of her help, and our rad prize sponsors! A big round of applause to everyone who attended, because we raised over $300 for Kick for Nick! Be sure to check out what people are saying about the event, as well as all of the smoked-filled photos!

Interested in helping to to support Kick for Nick? Click here for all the ways you can help!

Till next time, Boston!

Cheers,
Leighann F.

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