8th Annual Seattle Fall Ball – Nov. 3, 2017

ALERT!

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT!

IF YOU ARE ALREADY REGISTERED BUT HAVEN’T PAID YOU WILL ROLL OVER TO THE WAIT LIST

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN GETTING ON THE WAIT LIST YOU CAN REGISTER- CLICK HERE.   

for more info call 206.992.6857 or email info@TheBlackMarriageMovement.org        


Early Bird Ends Jun. 15, 2017

The Seattle Fall Ball is an exclusive, private formal event for generations of black married couples to celebrate and promote Black Marriage and healthy relationship. It is the Premier Black Marriage Ball serving marriages throughout the Pacific Northwest and beyond. Black Married Couples enjoy a fun evening of elegance that includes dinner, live entertainment, dancing, socializing, networking and more.

This event is hosted by The Black Marriage Movement which is made up of many married couples who help make things happen! Our mission is to strengthen the black family and the black community by strengthening the institution of marriage. Promote healthy marriages and relationship by encouraging couples to seek Marriage Enrichment opportunities (Education), To build relationships with other married couples and find time to date regularly (Recreation) and to be encouraged even in the tough times by taking time to celebrate Standing Strong as a married couple (Celebration) together!

While we love and respect ALL couples this is an exclusive event for Black Married Couples (marriage between 1 man and 1 woman where at least one spouse identifies as African American or black).

TO ENSURE YOU HAVE AN AMAZING EVENING WITH YOUR SPOUSE START PLANNING NOW TO ATTEND.

CLICK HERE FOR IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE EVENT:

DATE: FRIDAY Nov. 3, 2017

Dress: Formal Attire (Ball Gowns and Tuxes Encouraged)

Location: Hyatt Regency at Lake Washington in Renton, WA. Click here for more info and to make reservations at an event discounted rate.

Click here to RSVP your spot at the ball!

Tentative Time Schedule:

  • 6:45p Pre Event Reception Social hour & Check-In | Reception includes: Social, marriage resource tables, wine or cider beverages, chance to win drawings…
  • 8pish – 1:30a Ball room doors open
  • Dinner Served around 8:30ish

V.I.C. (Very Important Couple) are considered Co-sponsors:

  • There are a few tables in the front that are reserved for couples who would like to pay a little more so we can keep the growing cost of the Seattle Fall Ball overall low. There is a limited number. First come first serve for these spots.
  • These couples are considered co-sponsors of the event and help off set cost of Seattle Fall Ball. If you pay the V.I.C. Rate you will be seated at one of the V.I.C. reserved tables in the front. If you are with a table host who isn’t a VIC Table Host you will need to decide if you rather sit at their table or at a V.I.C. Table.
  • Table Host – If you are Hosting a V.I.C. table please let your table attendees know to pay the appropriate VIC fee rate.
  • We appreciate the V.I.C. for their service to the Black Marriage Movement Mission and helping to make the Seattle Fall Ball 2016 possible. You will find their names listed on the program.

RATES:

  • REGULAR SEATING With EARLY BIRD Rate = $170 / Regular Seating Rate = $200 
  • V.I.C SEATING With EARLY BIRD RATE = $200 / V.I.C. Reg. Seating RATE = $225 

OTHER FEES:

  • Online Fee: + $7.50 transaction fee for payments made online (you can mail or drop pymt to avoid the fee).
  • Parking: is discounted for The Ball Attendees – $10 Valet Parking Only
  • Hotel Accommodations: The overnight stay is separate from the ball. It isn’t required but many stay overnight and we all see each other in the morning. 
      • $169 for an overnight stay on site at the Hyatt (Link Coming Soon)

We highly recommend an overnight stay (without the kids), If you click above be sure to select the correct date. You can choose to stay the night the day before, the day of and the day after for the discounted rate.  

  • Marriage Enrichment Seminar: By request we are working on some small marriage enrichment seminars/workshops for the next day at the hotel for those who are interested in doing a little marriage maintenance or tune up to keep things going in the right direction. Additional info will be sent out soon.

DATES TO REMEMBER:

  • JUN. 15th: Early Bird Deadline (There is no payment plan for Early Bird Rate)
  • July. 1st: 2nd payment is due.

Space is limited:

  • This event usually sales out and we hope to close registration early this year to focus on the planning and preparation for you and your spouse.
  • If you already know you want to be in attendance at the 2017 Seattle Fall Ball follow the RSVP instructions below.

Attendance Requirements:

  • You must be married to attend – UNLESS you are approved to attend by an event committee member.
  • Contact Heidi Henderson-Lewis/206.992.6857 or Terrence Lewis/206-992-6856 or info@theblackmarriagemovement.org for  more info.

CLICK HERE TO RSVP! THIS EVENT SELLS OUT FAST SO DON’T WAIT TO RSVP YOUR SPOT!

CLICK HERE TO RSVP & MAKE PAYMENT:

RSVP:

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If you are planning on attending the 2017 Seattle Fall Ball on Nov. 3 please complete the RSVP:

  • Click here to complete registration info – info is used for planning purposes and won’t be shared outside the planning committee.
  • Once you have RSVP’d you will need to PAY IN FULL or MAKE A PARTIAL PAYMENT either online or by mail – see below for more info.

PAYMENT:

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Important Notes:

  • You can pay online or by mail. See below
  • PLEASE NOTE DEADLINES CAREFULLY
  • NO REFUNDS: you do have the option to transfer your registration to another couple. Please notify us via email at info@TheBlackMarriageMovement.org or you can call @ 206.992.6857 if you are not able to attend to change the name. With out a name change the the ticket swap will not be valid.

Online Payment (secured system):

        • A $7.50 online transaction fee is added to the payments below payments. To avoid this fee you can mail or make arrangements to drop off payment.
        • To make an online payment click on one of the options below
        • REMINDER – THERE ARE NO REFUNDS
ONLINE PAYMENT OPTIONS – Online Fee is added (Select the option from the PayPal drop down menu that fits you best.)

EARLY BIRD IS OVER – REGULAR RATE IS AVAILABLE UNTIL THE EVENT IS SOLD OUT.


SeattleFallBallTickets +$7.50 Online Fee
You and Your Spouse Full Name



 

PROVIDE A SCHOLARSHIP:

Help a couple with a financial need
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Mail Payment:

The preferred method of payment for this event is money orders. Please note that a $35 fee will be applied to your balance for NSF/returned checks. Please also be aware that there are NO REFUNDS.

  • Make payment out to: Season of Life (Hosting Org.)
  • Mail payment to: PO Box 78529, Seattle, WA 98178
  • RSVP Note: If you Do NOT want to RSVP online then please include the following info below when you mail your payment so we can register you and your spouse.  Or you can call 206.992.6857 and someone will register you over the phone.

  • Full name of husband and wife
  • E-mail address for each spouse
  • contact phone number for each spouse (at least one)
  • Your preference for dinner for wife and husband – salmon or chicken, vegetarian or vegan
  • Year and month that you were Married
  • Marriage Advice
  • Your favorite love song
  • Your table captains name

 
$170 EARLY BIRD RATE  V.I.C. EB RATE is $200

  • V.I.C. (Very Important Couple) – There are a few tables in the front that are reserved for couples who would like to pay more (to sit in the front) so we can keep the growing cost of the Seattle Fall Ball overall low.  These couples are considered co-sponsors of the event and help off set cost of Seattle Fall Ball. We appreciate them for their service to the Black Marriage Movement Mission. If you pay the V.I.C. Rate you will be seated at one of the V.I.C. reserved tables.
  • EARLY BIRD RATE – Available until June 15th after June 15th we will only have the regular rate. We are not offering a payment plan on the EB Rate.
  • IF you can not pay in full for the EB Rate please consider the ½ PAYMENT option for the Regular rate – There is no payment plan for the EB Rate. If you make a payment for the regular rate we will hold your seat until the final payment due date of Jul. 1st. If your final payment isn’t made by Jul. 1st and there isn’t a arrangement made seats will be given away to someone on the scholarship wait list. There are no refunds.

$200 REGULAR RATE     V.I.C. RATE is $225

  • IF a Reg. 1/2 PYMT IS MADE final payment is due by Aug. 1st.
  • After Jul. 1st  all seats will be available on a first paid in full basis until event is sold out (unless other arrangements have been made).
  • If you have any challenges with meeting deadlines please communicate with your table captain or call 206.992.6857 or email info@TheBlackMarriageMovement.org

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DATES TO REMEMBER:

  • JUN. 15th: Early Bird Deadline. No payment options for EB Rates. If you want a payment plan choose the 1/2 pymt for the reg. rate.
    • You can transfer your registration to another couple you know (just have them register and then let us know their name) OR
    • You can donate your ticket to go toward a scholarship of a couple in need. 
  • July 1st: Last day to make a final payment. unfortunately if we do not receive a final payment by July 1st (and you don’t have an arrangement) your seats will not be secured. After July 1 if the event sells out we will assume you do not want to attend and roll your payment into the scholarship pool to assist couples who can’t not afford to attend with out assistance. Please keep in touch regarding your payment plan.

♥ For more info regarding the Seattle Fall Ball please contact one of the host listed below ♥

Terrence at 206.992.6856 or Heidi at 206.992.6857 OR

send an e-mail to info@TheBlackMarriageMovement.org

TAKE TIME TO RSVP TODAY!