MOMnationAZ.com presents PROM2018: A Prom for Parents

On Saturday, August 18, from 6pm to 11pm, 100 couples and probably even a few singles going stag, will gather at the historic Crowne Plaza in Chandler to dance the night away at this Prom for Parents. ‘As parents we don’t have many opportunities to get together and party the night away old school style’ as Katie Halle Lambert, the founder of MOMnation describes.

East Valley mom of four, Jessica Nelson, not only attended PROM2017 last year she also helped with decorations and the evening’s agenda. ‘I really enjoy the social opportunities that MOMnation offers but I also love diving in and helping with all the awesome events the group organizes throughout the year.’

And, just like the high school prom, some moms that have attended the event in the past say their emotions and confidence can be a rollercoaster ride.

Jeni Cohen, a Mesa Mom of five, admits ‘I was a little shy and hesitant about meeting new people before I joined this group over three years ago and now I can’t imagine life without them. The variety of events and opportunities that group provides help Moms of all personality types find real friends that they click with.’

Mesa business owner Emilie Nikolich Mom of two states, ‘My life is busy.  MOMnation gives me an opportunity to plug in when I can on a social and professional level and I never feel like I have missed a thing.’

All agree that the annual Prom for Parents is an amazing way to recharge their social batteries and meet new friends.

What’s to expect at this Prom for Parents? MOMnation’s founder, Katie Halle Lambert says, ‘The ticket price includes a great variety of yummy appetizers served throughout the night, an entry into the drawing for some awesome prizes (someone won an iPad last year) and entertainment emceed by a pro DJ. And, of course, we’ll crown Prom King and Queen.’

This is the second annual Prom for Parents that the Phoenix moms group has organized and last year, the first, was sold out. Each year is a different theme. The PROM2017 theme was the 80’s and this year it’s masquerade ball. The upcoming event is open to the public and is priced at $28 which includes appetizers. Crowne Plaza is offering discounts on rooms for Prom attendees. For more information, visit the Eventbrite page.

MOMnation is a Phoenix, AZ area based social group exclusively for MOMs that coordinates social gatherings, business opportunities and local resources for its members.  Follow @momnationAZ on Instagram.

Contact:

Katie Lambert,MOMnation Leader/Founder
MOMnationAZ@gmail.com

MOMnation…Not your Average Mommy Group

MOMnation isn’t just a Mom’s group.  It’s a community that learns from each other.  We’ve been learning a lot lately.  Here’s what we’ve been up to!

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14 Moms toured Eastmark model homes discussing the latest design trends and how to  recreate designer looks on a budget.  Our Moms had so many ideas at the end of the tour!!  One attendee had this to say “…Talked to the hubby after we left and he was on board with doing some simple DIY upgrades I saw in the beautiful homes. My favorite had to be the accented ceilings and air stone wall, so pretty. Thanks for organizing a fun day Jill, Jen & Katie.”  Organized by Jen Duncan, The “New Build” Girl, Katie Lambert and Jill Dench with Team Evolution Real Estate 🙂

Our very own Organization Guru, Katy Krupnick with The Tidy Cottage, completely reorganized an entire pantry in less than two hours while several Moms watched in awe (while sipping wine and eating delicious gluten-free brownies).  Attendees went home with many tips and tricks on organizing their own homes…and a new obsession with gluten-free brownies.  Thanks to Annette Johnson for hosting our awesome Moms!!

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In January, Movies on Main and MOMnation welcomed representatives from our charity of the month NCCC-National Cervical Cancer Coalition.   Disney’s Frozen played and Princess Elsa and Princess Anna, with AZ Enchanted Events, were there too hosting activities and taking photos with the kids and MacPea Photography.

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74 Moms met “speed date” style at Boulders on Southern last Saturday and had two minutes to connect with each other before moving on to the next.  Friendships were made and fun was had!  Thanks so much to Ted for the great experience at Boulders on Southern!

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Shondi Zwaschka was the perfect hostess for  our “GYST” class featuring: Money!  After only one hour our Moms walked away with a better understanding of basics on budgeting, saving on insurances, how much debt really costs and how to get rid of it, and how to start big E-funds for life’s curve balls.  Priceless!  (ha ha…get it?)

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MOMnation Day is every third Thursday at the Chandlers Farmers Market and Erika Lenz with Team Evolution Real Estate and #DogstoDoorknobs joined Katie Lambert (pictured) in January with some cute pups to adopt.  Special thank you to Angels for Paws Animal Rescue.  Please contact Erika if you are thinking of adopting a pup.  There are so many sweet friends that need great homes!