Tag: CIRCA Sightings

CIRCA Sightings!

CIRCA Geneva Director Vivien Yakopin recently attended Geneva’s famous Bol d’Or regatta, the world’s largest annual regatta in a closed body of water. Established in 1939, the Bol d’Or welcomes sailing champions from all over Europe to sail the Geneva-Bouveret-Geneva, 66.5 nautical miles or 123 km, in the shortest amount of time. Each year the cup is challenged again unless the same boat wins three times in five years. Only three boats have ever achieved this! Of course the Bol d’Or has become a great occasion for garden parties, and…


CIRCA and the National Osteoporosis Foundation

CIRCA is proud to announce a new partnership with the National Osteoporosis Foundation. On February 26th, CIRCA hosted a Generations of Strength luncheon at the Friars Club. Susan Swimmer, MORE magazine’s Fashion Features Editor and the event’s special guest speaker, offered her expert advice on spring fashion trends and spring cleaning, going beyond the home and into the closet and jewelry box. To kick-off the partnership, CIRCA’s Acting CEO Mary L. Forté presented NOF Executive Director and CEO Amy Porter with a check for $25,000 to support NOF’s mission of…


Club des Leaders

CEO of Forbes Mike Perlis and CIRCA Geneva Director Vivien Yakopin   In 2010, the Leaders Club was created in Geneva, aiming to bring together personalities holding top positions in finance, luxury, fashion, real-estate, media, politics, arts and International Gotha. Their exclusive lunches are organized in Geneva, London, Paris, and Gstaad, and regularly feature high profile guest speakers. Last Monday, January 28th CIRCA was in attendance at the Leaders Club luncheon in Geneva featuring guest speaker Mike Perlis, CEO of Forbes. Mr. Perlis so graciously accepted this speaking engagement on…


CIRCA Sightings!

Souk Greiner, Deirdre Koldyke, Beth Eugenio, Margo Reese, CIRCA Chicago Director Ruth Thuston   CIRCA Chicago was proud to host a private tour of the Maharaja: The Splendor of India’s Royal Courts exhibit at the Field Museum last week. Our guests were treated to a fabulous lecture by docent Happie Daat, a private exhibit viewing, followed by cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. “CIRCA was delighted to share this afternoon with so many dear friends. I was especially proud to host my fellow members of the Chicago History Museum’s Costume Council Committee,”…


CIRCA Sightings!

CIRCA proudly sponsored the Susan G. Komen for the Cure’s® Perfect Pink Party at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach this past Saturday. Palm Beach Director John Bianco and colleagues Natasha Cornstein and Natalie Newman were out to support along with several luminaries including Governor Rick Scott and Donald Trump! The dazzling pink evening kicked-off with elegant poolside cocktails and dinner, followed by an exciting live auction and dancing! CIRCA donated this rare 18-karat white gold, diamond and mixed color stone bracelet, depicting a nature motif of flowers, leaves and vines. 686…


CIRCA Sightings!

CIRCA proudly sponsored the Palm Beach Police Foundation at the 7th Annual Policeman’s Ball held at Mar-a-Lago Club. Senior Directors Angelina Chen and Craig Miller joined in the star-studded festivities. Spotted were Rod Stewart and Penny Lancaster, Donald and Melania Trump, along with co-chairs Annie and Michael Falk. The evening kicked-off with poolside cocktails, followed by dinner, a live auction and the much anticipated presentation of the annual Palm Tree Award. CIRCA donated this stunning 18 karat white gold, diamond, and black sapphire floral bracelet by Roberto Coin. Part of…


CIRCA Sightings

CIRCA Geneva Director Vivien Yakopin attended the Ladies’ Lunch event hosted on November 21st at the Four Seasons hotel in Geneva. This bi-annual event, in which over 200 ladies lunch, supports a range of charities by providing funding and awareness for each cause. This year the profits were donated to OVA, Association Objectif Vaincre l’Autisme, an association helping autistic children and their families. The event kicked off with champagne and appetizers followed by lunch, an exciting auction and words from the President of OVA, Madame Benedicte Lucas-Eissa. Director Vivien Yakopin…


CIRCA Sightings

Last Friday, October 12th, was truly An Enchanted Evening! CIRCA San Francisco Director Shannon Beck and CIRCA Beverly Hills Director Wes Carroll were proud to support the Ronald McDonald House of San Francisco at the Annual 2012 Gala. Hosted at the Four Season Hotel, the evening was filled with dinner, dancing, and auction excitement! CIRCA donated the Ultimate Jewelry Box! The winning bidder is invited to join CIRCA for a decadent champagne luncheon or tea. CIRCA San Francisco Director Shannon Beck will discuss the eras of jewelry design – touching…


CIRCA Sightings

CIRCA Geneva was proud to support the Sanfilippo Foundation this past Sunday, October 14th at 2012 Charity Gala. The most important fundraising event for the foundation, the exquisite lunch was hosted at the Grand Hotel Kempinski in Geneva. Pictured left, CIRCA Geneva Director Vivien Yakopin, Countess Catherine Secco D’Aragona, Honorary President of the foundation, and Stéphanie and Philippe Morel, Founder of the foundation. The lunch was followed by decadent live and silent auctions, items including a Jeff Koon’s print, a trip to South Africa, and a recording session with Kirsty…