Twestival Seattle 2013
Thursday, 7 November 2013, 19:00 - 22:00
The Impact HUB
220 Second Ave South
Seattle, WA 98104
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Twestival Seattle 2013 Uses social media for social good by connecting communities to highlight a greater cause and have a fun event.
Twestival Seattle is coming!
11 July 2013
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A quick note to announce that Twestival is coming back to Seattle for 2013.  Stay tuned here and at our Twitter account @TwestivalSEA for all the latest on when, where & who we'll be supporting.  

If you want to join the organizing team, there's still time!  Send a note to Briana (@briana9 or saunders [dot] briana [at] gmail [dot] com) to get started.

There's Still Time to Make an Impact
25 March 2011
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Thanks to all who came out last night to Ray's Boathouse for another fabulous Twestival Seattle! It was a gorgeous spring evening overlooking the still Puget Sound waters while Seattle's social media community come together to support a remarkable organization, FareStart.

Couldn't make it last night? No worries! You can still join the cause by donating online. Whatever amount you can give, we'll make sure 100% of it gets to FareStart, and we'll certainly give you some mad Twitter love as a token of our appreciation!

To make a difference in the lives of those in need, donate herehttp://bit.ly/twestivalseagive

Can you help us reach our online goal of raising $2,000 for FareStart on FirstGiving? *Please note that this is IN ADDITION to the $4,780 we've already raised in ticket sales that go directly to FareStart

So far, we've raised $4,780 in ticket sales, $750 in raffle sales (some of which went to hard costs of the event), and $1,080 in the silent auction. All told, we've raised well over $6,000 for FareStart as a result of Twestival Seattle!

We'll post official photos of the night's highlights on our Facebook page soon, but in the meantime, here are a few winners, courtesy of @RL_Wood:

 

Sponsors, We Love Thee
24 March 2011
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Let’s face it: We couldn’t pull any of this off without our superhero sponsors. Get a peek at these generous souls, and give them a pat on the back in person tomorrow!

 

Major Sponsors

Zebigo
Zebigo is an on-demand, dynamic ride sharing system and community for drivers and riders. Through their proprietary software at http://zebigo.com and mobile applications, they match drivers and riders commuting to and from work, going to sports and entertainment events, or for one-way trips. Riders pay drivers by the mile plus a $0.49 transaction fee to Zebigo.com for making the match. Find out some average prices a rider would pay at https://zebigo.com/faq.php#how-much2 and see how much you can save (or earn as a driver!) by ride sharing.
 
Zebigo: http://zebigo.com
Twitter: @zebigo
Facebook: http://facebook.com/zebigo
 
 
 
Microsoft Alumni Association
The Microsoft Alumni Network (MSA) helps support former Microsoft employees as they move on to pursue new opportunities. The official membership organization for Microsoft alumni worldwide, MSA, enables more than 18,000 Microsoft alumni to benefit from valuable connections, career opportunities, and exclusive discounts on products and services.
 
Microsoft Alumni Network: https://www.microsoftalumni.com
Twitter: @microsoftalumni 
LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/groups?home=&gid=35231&trk=anet_ug_hm
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/MicrosoftAlumni
 
 
 
Swedish Medical Center
Started in 1910 as Swedish Hospital by a group of philanthropic physicians, Swedish has grown into a comprehensive health care system that delivers the highest quality of care from pregnant mothers to end-of-life care in the home—and everything in between. Swedish Medical Center is pleased to announce the launch of a $100 million fundraising campaign, The Campaign for Swedish. As Swedish embarks upon its second century of providing world-class healthcare to our community, this fundraising Campaign will provide important support to a wide variety of programs throughout the health care system. To learn more about the Campaign, visit: http://www.campaignforswedish.org/
 
Swedish online: http://swedish.org/
Swedish on Twitter: http://twitter.com/Swedish
Swedish on Facebook: http://facebook.com/swedishmedicalcenter
 
 
 
In-Kind Sponsors
 
 
Ray’s Boathouse
We’re so fortunate to have scored this amazing venue! Have you seen the views from Ray’s?! We know you’ll love it. Ray’s has been extremely generous and accommodating – we couldn’t think of a better partner for Twestival Seattle.
 
A Seattle icon since 1973, Ray’s Boathouse, Café & Catering is internationally renowned for its unparalleled Northwest seafood and breathtaking waterfront view of Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains. Ray’s Boathouse is comfortably elegant, serving refined sustainable seafood, local meats and produce, and an extensive list of Northwest wines nightly. Ray’s Cafe is lively and fun, serving casual regional fare for lunch and dinner, with seasonal outdoor dining and a popular Happy Hour twice daily. Ray’s Catering offers professional full-service catering and a beautiful waterfront banquet room that is perfect for social and corporate entertaining.
 
Follow Ray’s on Twitter: http://twitter.com/raysboathouse or find them online: http://rays.com
 
 
 
 
Anacortes Brewery
Wondering who you can thank for the frosty beverages you’ll be enjoying at Twestival Seattle on Thursday? That would be the Rockfish Grill and Anacortes Brewery (@Rockfish_Grill). Co-owner Rick Star has generously donated a keg of their Pilsner, which you can imbibe on Thursday, using your complimentary Twestival drink ticket.
 
The Anacortes Brewery has an extensive list of beers including, but not limited to, the Mai Oh Maibock named in honor of the late Mariners announcer Dave Niehaus. You can find Anacortes Brewery’s suds at a number of Seattle establishments, so keep your eye out or stop in for a bite (beer ice cream anyone?) and a pint next time you’re in Anacortes. Thank you Rockfish Grill and Anacortes Brewery for your refreshingly malty donation!
 
 
 
Photographers
They’re no paparazzi, they’re pure artistes. We have two awesome volunteer photographers for Twestival, and we can't thank them enough for their generous gifts of time and talent!
 
They are Amanda Howse Butler and Danny Ngan. You can learn more about Amanda here: http://www.amandahowse.com/ and Danny here: http://about.me/dannyngan
 
Thanks to Greg Guenther for recruiting Amanda and Mohini Patel Glanz for recruiting Danny!
 
 
 
 
Media Partners
 
Social Media Club Seattle
We’re extremely grateful that SMC Seattle chose to partner with Twestival for this month’s official event. We’re also pretty psyched about the raffle item they donated: A “Golden Ticket,” which gives one lucky winner a year of free access to SMC’s monthly events!
 
SMC Seattle fosters an online community where diverse groups of people who care about social media can come together to discover, connect, share, and learn. To learn more, visit http://smcseattle.com/, follow SMC Seattle on Twitter: http://twitter.com/smcseattle or become a Fan of Social Media Club on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/SMCSeattle
 
 
 
Girl Power Hour
Girl Power Hour promoted Twestival to their network, which means they deserve a big shout-out. Girl Power Hour brings women together in the spirit of community, philanthropy and social glam to network and connect in the chicest venues in town. With professional development events, over 30 bloggers, mentorship and more, Girl Power Hour strives to empower, celebrate and inspire women through various resources and events. Find them online here: http://girlpowerhour.com/
 
 
 
The Seattle Times
A super-size thanks to our local news source, The Seattle Times, for being a fan and promoter of Twestival this year!
 
"Since 1896, The Seattle Times has been the Northwest's most trusted source of local news and information. As an independent, locally owned company with deep roots in the Pacific Northwest, we're committed to serving the community through quality journalism for many years to come."
 
The Seattle Times: http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/
Twitter: http://twitter.com/seattletimes
 
 
 
See you at tomorrow's SOLD OUT event.
Don't forget to tweet about your night and include the #TwestivalSEA hashtag!
 
 
Cheers,
@amylakhani
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