If you’ve been seeing plenty of pink recently, there’s a good reason…October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Events tied to charitable causes are becoming increasingly popular and many event planners are looking for easy ways to link to a cause.

Whether you’re planning a breast cancer event or a corporate event with a philanthropic angle, Maui Wowi Coffees & Smoothies has a delicious way to get in on the action. Book Maui Wowi’s Think Pink, a strawberry banana smoothie, during the month of October. The yummy smoothie not only tastes good – it does good! Maui Wowi will donate 10% of their fees to the Susan G. Komen fund for breast cancer research. Additionally, all money collected from the donation jar placed on the smoothie bar will be donated to the Komen fund.

For more information or to book, call 866-448-7792 or email sales@coffeesandsmoothies.com

For the DIYers among our readers, Sheraton Dallas Hotel’s Open Palette is letting you in on the secret to making a delicious barrel-aged Old-Fashioned Rust cocktail—straight from the barrel to your tastebuds. 

Barrel-aged Bourbon Recipe

You’ll need:

– A 1 Liter American Oak Barrel

– Whisk or large spoon

– Container

– ·Funnel

– 1 liter of your favorite bourbon

– 1.75 oz bottle of Angostura Bitters

– .75 oz bottle of Regan’s Orange Bitters

 

When executed safely, in-person meetings and events are possible. But it’s been tough for meeting planners across the nation, due to differing state-by-state and even county-by-county guidelines. In some areas, meetings and events returned a while ago, but for others, it’s hard to imagine what planning a meeting would be like. In an effort to show the latter how to hold safe business gatherings when restrictions loosen, the Meetings Mean Business Coalition (MMBC) launched their Meet Safe platform as a resource for other planners to reference when planning future in-person meetings.

 

The Kimpton Pittman Hotel has opened in Dallas’ storied Deep Ellum neighborhood, serving as the first hotel in the neighborhood and providing doorstep access to some of the city’s most popular shops, breweries, dining and live music venues.