First Designers Announced for Upcoming Tablescape Design Competition

Published : Monday, July 29, 2019 | 4:37 AM

At a reception hosted by Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar,

Leadership Pasadena announced the first participants for Setting the Table “The World of Conversation” tablescape design competition coming on November 9, 2019 which will benefit Leadership Pasadena and the Junior League of Pasadena. “We are thrilled with these designers, artists and event professionals and can’t wait to see who else joins us!” Event Committee member Lynne Graves explained.

Participants were provided a thank you gift from We Olive in appreciation of their support for Leadership Pasadena and the Junior League of Pasadena.

The first interior designers, florists, event planners, artists and real estate stagers to participate are:

Nancy Batlin of  Five Zero; Patricia Blanche of La Canada Flintridge Travel; Michelle Blemel of Amberleaf, Inc.; Heather Brunold of the non-profit Words2Action; Lawrence Charles of Charles & Co.; Daniel Coffman of Staged Spaces; Carrie Davich at Maude Woods Artful Living; Camille Conroy and Cicely Jinesta of Town & Country Event Rentals; Edwina Dedlow of plan-d gallery; Ervin Galvan of We Olive Pasadena; Kabrel Geller of This Messy Table LA; Gabrielle Gliniak of Gabrielle Gliniak Interior Design, LLC; Meredith Green of Meredith Green Designs; Kira Halter of Halter Home; Jeffrey Johnson of Jeffrey Design; Peggy Kelley of Timeless Celebrations; Avril Martin of The Silver Lining; Hannah Maximova of Zoe Mosiacs; Debbie Ouyang and Debbie Benniardi of ReWeaveLA; Mikala Rahn and the students of artWorks; Taneka Sheehee of Taneka Dianne studio; Jordi Stringfellow of Jordi & CO  Events; Hank Maarse of Jacob Maarse Florist; Korosh Soltani of David Orgell San Marino; Shari Tipich; Maria Videla-Juniel of The Art of Room Design; and  Carey Yount of Wesley Hall.

“The Event will be held at the Pasadena Convention Center, home of America’s Got Talent” and while the world celebrates weekly that “America’s Got Talent”, we are celebrating an amazing night that shouts “Pasadena’s got talent—tons of creative design talent and a big heart! ” explained Event Committee Sponsor Co-Chair Peggy Kelley of Timeless Celebrations.

According to event Chair Jeanne Chung of Cozy Stylish Chic, “The design community has an opportunity to showcase all of our wonderful design talent while benefiting two remarkable charities through a fun and exciting tablescape design competition and lifestyle event.  We all know that designers love to get their creative juices flowing and what better way to do it by setting a table, throwing a party and raising money that will go back to support those who work to strengthen our community?”

“The impossible becomes possible when a group of creatives comes together in support of two great causes—LP and Junior League of Pasadena,” Event Committee Sponsor Co-Chair Elizabeth Eichhorn of Ampersand Dinner noted.

Applications to participate are still being taken. Those interested in learning more should go to or email

The evening is for businesses, organizations and individuals alike to host friends, family, clients and colleagues for a delightful, unique charity event supporting the Junior League of Pasadena and Leadership Pasadena.

This evening’s proceeds will support each organization’s community leadership programs, including those for military veterans, women and girls.

Companies and individuals interesting in being an Event Sponsor should email

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