2019 Guilford Heart Ball

2019 Guilford Heart Ball raises nearly $300,000 for heart disease research, stroke research and prevention education.

The numbers are in! Over 200 community and business leaders attended the American Heart Association’s 2019 Guilford Heart Ball on February 9, raising nearly $300,000 for heart disease and stroke research and prevention education.

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  • Venue: Cadillac Service Garage
  • Catering: 1618
  • Band: Bantom Rooster
  • MC/Auctioneer: Scott Matthews

Big Hair Ball

Presented by The Guild and Junior Guild of Family Service of Greensboro, the Seventh Annual Big Hair Ball took place on January 26. The artistic runway fashion show took place at the Kaplan Center for Wellness on UNC-Greensboro’s campus.

Aqua… The Muses of The Sea

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A group of 49 models from 11 area public and private high schools with amazingly-styled Big Hair, in edgy fashions wowed the audiance of 1100. Makeup was courtesy of local designers and make-up artists. All models are members of the Guild and Junior Guild for Family Service of Greensboro. Event goers experienced a great show, cocktail reception, a raffle, and silent auction. This year a record amount was raised for children and families in Guilford County.

Although Aesthetic Images Photography has embraced Family Services of the Piedmont for the last decade as sponsors for their Oyster Roasts in both Greensboro and High Point, and has provided photography services for the FSP Board and promotional materials, this is our first year as a WOW sponsor of the Big Hair Ball. We loved it.

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MedAssist Executive Luncheon

Attorney General Josh Stein – Keynote Speaker for NC MedAssist Executive Luncheon

NC MedAssist’s Executive Luncheon, sponsored by UNC REX Healthcare, Duke Raleigh Hospital and WakeMed, was held on Thursday, May 25 at 11:30 am at Raleigh Marriott City Center. The free luncheon is open to anyone with the desire to promote a healthier North Carolina and learn how the uninsured play a huge role in current and future outcomes. More than 500 community and corporate leaders were in attendance. 

Attorney General Josh Stein was the luncheon’s keynote speaker.  The Attorney General discussed North Carolina’s current healthcare landscape and the importance of access to important health resources like prescription medication. 

“I am honored to speak at the NC MedAssist Executive Luncheon in Raleigh,” said Stein. “The health of our North Carolina community is extremely important.  By partnering with organizations like NC MedAssist, we are filling the gap for those who don’t have access to prescription medications and other health care resources.”

NC MedAssist is a charitable pharmacy that is currently serving patients in all 100 North Carolina counties through its Free Pharmacy Program.  Patients enroll in the program through partner enrollment sites throughout the state or through self-referral.  In the last fiscal year, MedAssist served 14,230 patients and dispensed 125,702 90-day prescriptions. 

“We believe that no one should choose between putting food on their table or filling their doctor prescribed medications,” stated NC MedAssist Executive Director Lori Giang.  “Together with UNC REX Healthcare, Duke Raleigh Hospital, WakeMed, our luncheon sponsors, and our many supporters, we are educating executives and community members on empowering our vulnerable neighbors on how to take care of their health.  It is the entire community’s responsibility and we are so pleased to see so many of our local companies expanding their support.”

Funds raised at the luncheon will go towards the purchase of generic prescription medications and other programming costs.  For every dollar donated, NC MedAssist will be able to dispense $15 in prescription medications back to the North Carolina community.  To donate to NC MedAssist or for more information on the 2017 NC MedAssist Executive Luncheon visit www.medassist.org.

Novelty Items

Novelty products are good for all occasions. Maybe you are running out of stationery at home and would like a set of personalized notecards with an image of your choice and your name on them. Or you’re a huge fan of lists and would rather have a set of custom notepads: one for at home, and one for the office. Playing cards are great for fun times with family and friends.

For more information on our Novelty Items, see our Online Store.

Interested in Prints for Mother’s Day. Take advantage of our $45 Mother’s Day Gallery Print Special.

Mother’s Day Gallery Print Special

Mother's Day Gallery Print Special, Aesthetic Images Photography

Mother’s Day Gallery Print Special

Order by May 8th to ensure delivery before Mother’s Day.

Many of us fall victim to the last minute flower orders or picking up chocolates from the grocery store. This year, let’s do more. Our Print Special includes an 8×10, 2 5×7, and 2 4×6 archival photographic prints for $45. Our image professionals will fully retouch and enhance an image of your choosing for print.

Do you have an image in mind? Be sure to write down the image number. You can order by sending us an email using our Contact Page, calling the studio at 336-275-9797, or by selecting an image from your online gallery and adding it to an image list with “Mother’s Day Gallery Print Special” in the Notes.

Archie Manning addresses 111th GMA Annual DInner

Archie Manning, GMA, Bourbon Street Bash

“We have been very blessed,” Archie Manning said many times, as he answered questions at the 111th Annual GMA Dinner.  More than 775 people enjoyed the Bourbon Street Bash themed dinner at the Koury Convention Center.  Manning was the featured speaker and encouraged the group of business leaders to set goals, respect others, and work hard.

Aesthetic Images Photography was on hand to document the event.

GMA 111th Annual Dinner Gallery

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Archie Manning is a former College All America (Ole Miss), NFL All Pro Quarterback (New Orleans Saints, Houston Oilers, Minnesota Vikings), successful businessman, author, and father of Peyton and Eli Manning (NFL quarterback greats).  Learn More Here.

During the Dinner on February 23, Manning told stories of his days as a player, of his family, and the lessons of the game of football.  He gave inspiration for future success, no matter what what one does.  He stressed hard work and sense of humor.

The Manning family has enjoyed a life of success and love based on faith, family and football. Archie and Olivia Manning raised their sons with the philosophy that “it’s the right thing to do, so do the right thing.” The result, which Archie and Peyton capture so clearly, is a tribute to the values Americans hold in high regard: work hard, stand up for what you believe in, treat each person with respect and be grateful for what you have and for what you have achieved.

The Guilford Merchants Association is a business membership organization focused on supporting member companies with educational programming, lead generation activities, marketing opportunities, and overall enrichment while serving as a catalyst for community growth and prosperity.

GMA is comprised of approximately 1000 members throughout the Triad.  Although the name suggests that most members are in the retail business, we are actually comprised of 74% Business to Business/Consumer Services, with the remaining 26% including Restaurants/Hospitality, Retail, Non-Profits, and Universities/Colleges/Government.