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Designer Edo Popken hosts Arthritis Foundation Bone Bash Kickoff

On a day we will all remember, September 11th, Designer Edo Popken opened his Design District storefront  to host the Arthritis Foundation’s Bone Bash 2014 Kickoff on Thursday, September 11th from 6pm-8pm at 1523 Dragon Street. 

Guests arrived to light bites, champagne and Swiss welcome from Designer Edo Popken. Shelley Tims spoke about the upcoming Bone Bash 2014 on Saturday, October 25th from 7pm-midnight at the Omni Hotel Downtown Dallas and introduced Co-Chairs for the upcoming evening, Allison Richie and Chelsea Hunt. Designer Edo Popken also made announcement to donate a live auction package for the Bone Bash 2014 which includes: personal styling for the live auction winner and four guests at the Dallas Flagship store, one week for 4 people at the Parisian Popken Chateau guesthouse ( and a case of Edo Popken Champagne. 

Table Sponsorships begin at $3,000 with underwriting opportunities beginning at $1,500.  For more information, please contact Shelley Tims at 214-818-0351 or or visit 

Seen in the crowd: Shelley Tims, Kirsten Williams, Jean & Brian McAulay, Allison Richie, Chelsea Hunt, Alex Baker, Chris Hendler, Susan Carter, Margaret Jackson, Ron Fry, David Patzwald, Dr. Buz Burkehead and Lynne Auerbach. 

Bone Bash 2014

This year’s event with Bone Bash 2014 Co-Chairmen, Chelsea Hunt and Allison Richie will feature: 

-Dinner and Drinks

-Presentation featuring Key to Cure Arthritis Advocates, Chelsea Hunt, Nicki Gonzales and Jeanette Cervantes

-Entertainment by Doctor Doctor

-Silent auction

-Live auction

-Haunted Casino

-Swag Bags

-Late night After Party with DJ Kelly Taylor 

Costume attire encouraged. 

Table Sponsorships begin at $3,000 with underwriting opportunities beginning at $1,500.  For more information, please contact Shelley Tims at 214-818-0351 or or visit

 About Arthritis Foundation 

The mission of the Arthritis Foundation is to improve lives through leadership in the prevention, control, and cure of arthritis and related diseases. Through partnering, mobilization and influence, the Foundation is the only nonprofit organization dedicated to fighting more than 100 types of arthritis. 

The Arthritis Foundation leads the way in helping people with arthritis live better today and created better tomorrows by funding life-changing research that has restored mobility in patients for more than six decades; fighting for health care policies that improve the lives of the millions of Americans with arthritis; and, providing life-altering information and resources to help adults and children living arthritis better understand and manage their arthritis. 

To learn more, go to or contact The South Central Regional Office at:

4300 MacArthur, Suite 245 
Dallas, Texas 75209
Toll Free: 800/442-6653
Phone: 214/826-4361
Fax: 214/824-5842

Photos by Robert Guerra

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Monday, September 15, 2014