Long Island, NY - September 22, 2016 - On Tuesday, October 18th, the Designers + Builders Alliance of Long Island, along with Stark Home, will host a murder mystery dinner event, Mystery by Design, to benefit KiDS NEED MoRE, a non-profit organization that runs a camp for children and young adults coping with cancer and life-threatening illness.
The event will take place at Stark Home’s beautiful and spacious new Long Island showroom. Rio Hamilton will serve as MC for the night, guiding the “featured cast” through a semi ad-libbed script filled with audience participation. Proceeds from the event will be used to purchase a mobile camp RV to provide a fun, camp-like experience for those kids not well enough to attend camp.
Marlaina Teich, a premier New York based interior designer, and a founding member and Vice President of the Designers + Builders Alliance of Long Island, takes time away from her thriving business to focus on her other passion, giving back.
“Bringing local design professionals together to benefit local charities is what the Designers + Builders Alliance of Long Island is all about,” Teich, who had an integral role in pulling the event together, explains, “We’ve assembled a great cast of design professionals and I’m so excited for the fun evening we have planned to benefit a wonderful cause.”
The cast of characters for the event includes Tyler Wisler, Tyler Wisler Home, HGTV Design Star, Stephen Fanuka, Million Dollar Contractor, Ellen Baker, Elle Baker Interiors, Barbara Viteri, Designerlebrity, George Oliphant, George to the Rescue,Justin Shaulis, Justin Shaulis Inc, Home Rules, Marlaina Teich, Marlaina Teich Designs, Robin Baron, Robin Baron Design,Keith Mazzei, Keith Mazzei Interiors, Lisa McMahon, Lisa McMahon Public Relations, Iris Dankner, Holiday House, andAndrea Correale, Elegant Affairs Catering.
Tickets for the event can be purchased at online. The cost for Designers + Builders Alliance of Long Island members is $50 in advance/$75 at the door and is $75 in advance/$100 at the door for non-members.
About The Designers + Builders Alliance of Long Island
Designers + Builders Alliance of Long Island, A Foundation Built on Giving, is a unique organization uniting all home-trade professionals under one roof – for networking and industry-focused activities. The mission is three fold: to foster the concept of good design on Long Island, produce programs that enhance relationships among the myriad of home trades and most importantly, to raise money for worthy, local causes. The D+BAofLI is a registered 501(c)(3) charity.
About KiDS NEED MoRE
KiDS NEED MoRE is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of children, families & young adults coping with cancer and life-threatening illness. In 1990 a group of concerned parents created a camping experience for their children diagnosed with cancer and their siblings. Camp Adventure now serves the east coast and tri-state area. It remains one of the only camps of its kind to serve child cancer patients and siblings. In 2013, a dedicated group of Camp Adventure volunteers began KiDS NEED MoRE (Motivational Recovery Environments, Inc.) to parent the camp and ensure its longevity.