The Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston hosted the PRISM (Prestigious Results In Sales & Marketing) Awards on October 9 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Boston. Ed Harding, co-anchor for the NewsCenter 5 early evening and late newscasts and master of ceremonies for the awards, announced IFDA-New England’s Take-A-Seat Gala and Auction as the Gold recepient for the Best Marketing Event and Series of the Year. Sean Reynolds, Jennifer Driscoll, Tara Nolan, Christopher Saad and Gary Rousseau, who all served on the Take A Seat Planning Committee, accepted the award on behalf of the chapter.
This inaugural annual event, hosted in June of this year at the Larz Anderson Auto Museum, successfully raised $16,000 for the Women’s Institute of Housing & Economic Development. IFDA-New England attributes their success to all the members of the Planning Committee: Karen Dzendolet, Jennifer Driscoll, Jacqui Becker, Linda Mariani, Carolyn Meek, Edwina Drummond Boose, Brittany Shellington, Tracey Hartford, Chris Saad, Gary Rousseau, Lorraine DeVaux, and Tara Nolan; the event sponsors: Woodmeister Master Builders, Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams, BRAGB, Finelines, Dover Rug & Home, European Auto Solutions, Poggenpohl, Clark Fine Art Services, Clarke Distribution, FBN Construction, Omnilite, S+H Construction, Thread, Venegas & Co., Windover Construction, Stanhope Framers, Robert Allen Design, Zimman’s Inc., and Boston Common Magazine; and most importantly, the chair designers and sponsors: Edwina Drummond Boose and Stefco Builders, Kolman Artisan Glass and F.H. Perry Builder, Woodmeister Master Builders, Marilyn MacLeod, Chairity Shop, Mally Skok, Karen Brown, Studio North, and Vani Sayeed.