Vivid Marketing, Inc. Attends 12th Annual Event At Cipriani Wall Street To Benefit Operation Smile

This Latin American themed VIP dinner hosted by Natalie Morales and special guest speaker Michael Strahan included a live auction, followed by cocktails and dancing.
Vivid Marketing, Inc President Chrysanthi Halkiotis and guests on the red carpet
Vivid Marketing, Inc President Chrysanthi Halkiotis and guests on the red carpet
COLUMBIA, Md. - May 20, 2014 - PRLog -- Vivid Marketing, Inc. President Chrysanthi Halkiotis attended the 12th Annual Smile Event At Cipriani Wall Street To Benefit Operation Smile.  Six hundred guests, including New York business and community leaders, celebrity Smile Ambassadors and philanthropically-minded individuals lent their support to the mission – one which raises money for children in third world countries with facial deformities, cleft lip and cleft palates.

This year Lisa and Mat Lori, Kathy Van Zeeland and Bruce Makowsky were honored for their enthusiasm and dedication for healing smiles worldwide. Most notably, they launched an extraordinary project called, The Three Little Bears, named after the Lori’s three sons, Zachary, Luke and Griffin, who were all born with facial paralysis. The Three Little Bears initiative was developed, designed and co-created by childhood friends, Lisa Lori, a writer, and Kathy Van Zeeland, a handbag designer.  Additionally, Microsoft received the Corporate Humanitarian Award, as well as Sharif Atkins, best known for his role as Dr. Michael Gallant ( on ER ( and for his role as Jones on White Collar (, received the Universal Smile Award.  The event raised nearly $2 million for children in need.

Operation Smile, headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia, is an international children’s medical charity that works in more than 60 countries, whose network of more than 5,400 medical volunteers from over 80 countries is dedicated to helping improve the health and lives of children. Since its founding in 1982, Operation Smile has provided more than 200,000 free surgeries for children and young adults born with cleft lip, cleft palate and other facial deformities. To build long-term self-sufficiency in resource poor environments, Operation Smile trains doctors and local medical professionals in its partner countries so they are empowered to treat their local communities. Operation Smile also donates medical equipment, supplies and provides year-round medical treatment through its worldwide centers

SAVE THE DATE!  Vivid Marketing, Inc. will be partnering with Blue Hill Tavern in Baltimore, MD to host our fourth Operation Smile fundraiser Wednesday June 18, 2014.  More details to come!

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