Swank Holiday

Join us for the 5th annual Pow.wow holiday party, co-hosted by Ladies Who Launch, IPE Productions, and SF Entrepreneur, benefiting Oasis for Girls.

From the Payne Mansion's ritzy interior, to the bubbly vip reception, to the dolled up Simayof diamond show, and swinging live jazz, this party will be the cat's meow. We hope to see all you dames and daddies in your spiffed up cocktail best. And don't forget to bring your signature to bid on the fabulous silent auction.

Ticket prices are valid until the day before the event.
Prices may go up at the door upon availability. Please bring CASH or a CHECK to pay at the door. 

Any discount prices will be verified by member status.

For the silent auction, we will be accepting, cash, checks and CC.

Thank you to our generous sponsors. 

Swanky Level
Beauty Company & Salon
Krav Maga

Swell Level
Hands On Gourmet
Eat My Words
Big Picture PR
LPL Financial 

Special Thanks
Arlequin Wine Merchant (bubbly)
(ticket fees)
Ever Music Group (live Jazz)
Festoon Salon (fashion show hair)
Laurel Designs (flowers)
Local Kitchen & Wine Merchant (food)
Magnanimus Wine Group (wine)
Noise 13 (design)
Oola (food)
Organized Chaos (event coordination)
The Payne Mansion (amazing location)
Polo Promotions (VIP gift bags)
Queue Collection (fashions)
Right Gin (gin)
Simayof (Diamonds)
Speakeasy (beer) 



Event Chair
Dava Guthmiller
Event Committee
Amy Cunha
Erin Finnegan
Gail Foland
Liz Wu
Leiann Ash
Par Hanji
Alison Covarrubias
Liz Polo
Edith Yeung
Cindy Lin


Name Sales End Price
VIP Ticket   Ended $100
General Admission   Ended $40
Pow.wow Leader Member General   Ended $30
Pow.wow Leader VIP   Ended $80

On the Web

Stir It Up: Popcorn isn’t just for trimming the tree

The photo and recipe are from “Party Popcorn: 75 Creative Recipes for Everyone’s Favorite Snack,” by Ashton Epps Swank. Holiday entertaining can take many forms: the full-on sit-down dinner, the buffet, the cocktail party, the potluck supper or feedi ...

Times-Argus • 11/28/2014

Popcorn does more than trim a tree

It’s affordable, too. If you use some of the new recipes from “Party Popcorn” by Ashton Epps Swank (yes, that’s her real name), you also can package these up and give them as holiday or hostess gifts. Popcorn …

Rocky Mount Telegram • 11/25/2014

Watch: 50-Minute Roundtable Talk With Amy Adams, Reese Witherspoon, Felicity Jones, Hilary Swank, And More

And on top of all that, the holiday movie season – which saw the release of some ... And the latest focuses on this year’s leading ladies, featuring Hilary Swank (“The Homesman”), Julianne Moore (“Still Alice”) …

Indie Wire Film Blog • 11/26/2014

Toned Hilary Swank enjoys her holiday with boyfriend John Campisi (but she's in no rush to tie the knot)

With her trim figure and rock hard abs, Hilary Swank has more than held her own in the celebrity bikini stakes during her Hawaiian holiday. And the 36-year-old actress has been at it again, as she sported a stylish pink, purple and red patterned set of ...

Daily Mail • 8/18/2010

Holiday Movie Guide: 14 picks for award season

Then he heads east, where he and Hilary Swank co-star as settlers heading back with a cargo ... Ed Wood with a paintbrush sounds fun. As usual, Hollywood's holiday bum-rush of multiplexes steers some contenders …

Tampa Bay Times • 11/25/2014

Holiday movie preview

The 2014 holiday film season gets off to a strong start with “The Homesman,” a Western written and directed by and co-starring Tommy Lee Jones. Hilary Swank (“Boys Don’t Cry” and “Million Dollar Baby”) is …

Washington Blade • 11/20/2014

Ga. authorities cracking down on driver safety for holidays

ATLANTA (AP) - Officials from the Governor's Office of Highway Safety are urging drivers to be careful and to use seatbelts during the holiday travel period. Officials say 20 people died during crashes during the Thanksgiving travel period in 2013 ...

My Fox Boston • 11/25/2014

A Swank-y hillbilly holiday

“New Year’s Eve” star Hilary Swank reaffirmed her redneck roots by throwing a hillbilly-style holiday party at the Piano Bar in Hollywood. The invite said, “It’s a Redneck Christmas, Y’all!” and promised “beers and boot scootin’ fun.”

pagesix.com • 12/23/2011

Hilary Swank and Jane Lynch to host 'Fox's Cause for Paws' Thanksgiving dog adoption special

Tiny Hamsters' enjoy a Thanksgiving feast LIers open doors for holiday house tours Hankering for comfort food? Consider the knish Hosted by Swank and "Glee" actress Jane Lynch, the two-hour program crams in dog stories, viral videos, musical tributes ...

Newsday • 11/12/2014

Swank! A Stylish Holiday Seduction

Swank was the definition of a holiday cocktail party this past Saturday, December 12, 2009, at Grand Central on Central Ave. This event was a production of ‘Talk of the Town’ in celebration of its founder’s 40th birthday. As any modern socialite ...

Examiner • 12/14/2009