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Join CultureMap at our quarterly happy hour series, CultureMap Social

where savvy young professionals mingle for a good cause.

Each quarter, CultureMap invites young professionals to a hot spot on the food and drink circuit for a happy hour event that is both fun and purposeful. Guests mingle with friends, make new connections and learn about a featured non-profit organization that is making a difference in the Houston community.

[The Experience]
At October’s CultureMap Social sponsored by Yellow Cab, CultureMap will kick off the fall fashion season in the spirit of giving back. CultureMap editor in chief and resident fashion expert Clifford Pugh and local lifestyle and fashion blogger Julie Bortnick of from prosecco to plaid will host the city’s top fashion bloggers and boutiques to share their tips on style, beauty and hair trends for fall. The first 150 guests will take home coveted CultureMap Must Have Swag, presented by BeautyNow, that will have Houston’s social media mavens buzzing.

Plus, guests will also learn about YTAC (Young Texans Against Cancer) and Houston Ballet's Ballet Barre Young Professional Programs. 

Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 6-9 p.m.

VIP Reception: 6-6:30 p.m.
(Hosted by Clifford Pugh and Julie Bortnick; Includes CultureMap Must Have Swag Bag for the first 150 guests, plus a meet and greet with Houston's top fashion bloggers and boutiques)

Saint Genevieve, 2800 Kirby Drive


[Official Sponsors]
Yellow Cab
from prosecco to plaid

[Young Professional Partners]
YTAC (Young Texans Against Cancer)
Ballet Barre, Young Professionals for Houston Ballet

[Featured Top Houston Area Fashion Bloggers]
Kathleen Jennings, BeautyNow
Bethany Buchanan, Sourthern Chic Style
Issa Chou, We Wear Things
Julie Bortnick, from prosecco to plaid
Katy Atlas, Sugarlaws
Lauren Mills, Sunday Beach
Leigh Evans, Girl Around Town
Magen Pastor, Magen Pastor
Mishelle Echeverria, Houstonista

[Featured Top Houston Area Retailers + Partners]
Atrium Ready to Wear
Bar Method Houston
Cakewalk Style Shop
Carrie Ann
Holiday Shopping Card
Kendra Scott
Sam and Lilli
Shop Six Twenty
Pink Ribbons Project
White Park Media

[Buy Now]


[Past Events]

May 2013 ► Holocaust Museum's Next Generation ► SEARCH ► Young Neighbors ► Friends for Life ► @ Hotel Derek

March 2013 ► Houston Zoo's Flock ► Hermann Park's Urban Green ► RedBuds Trees for Houston ► Bayou Preservations' Bayou HEROns ► @ The Grove

January 2013 ► Houston Young Professional Society ► American Diabetes Association Young Professionals ► Memorial Hermann's Heroes in Health ► @ Hotel ZaZa's Monarch

November 2012 ► Young Friends of CanCare, Houston Young Professionals Society, Young Texans Against Cancer ► @ Saint Genevieve, 2800 Kirby Drive

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