LPGA Marathon Classic – Kurt’s Causes

LPGA Marathon Classic – Kurt’s Causes

LPGA Pro Golfer Lexi Thompson Toledo is all abuzz about the LPGA Marathon Classic this week at Highland Meadows Golf Club in Sylvania. Not only does this women’s golf tournament bring notoriety to Toledo, it also brings in millions of dollars into our local economy.  People come from all over the world to the Toledo Area to be a part of this event.

But what I love most about it, is that it raises money for local children’s charities! The very first tournament in 1984 was underwritten by our local McDonald’s Restaurants franchise owners and helped raise money for the Ronald McDonald House of Toledo! They have been a core recipient ever since and one of my favorite charities. This tournament has since raised over ten million dollars that it has given to 170 children’s charities in our area.

The 19th Hole – A Party with the Players

WTOL's Kristi Leigh and Viviana Hurtado On Tuesday night, the Marathon Classic Presented by Owens Corning & O-I held it’s New Gala Party: ProMedica presents The 19th Hole – A Party with the Players Benefitting the Children at ProMedica Headquarters in Downtown Toledo.  Over 1200 people were in attendance, including many of the favorite LPGA players and local celebrities.  Main Street Ventures provided the delicious food and The Pinnacle served up fabulous beverages.  Attendees could practice putting and chipping and also take part in the golf simulators.  The Toledo School for the Arts provided the musical entertainment for the evening.  I took my new Walk-About Social Booth and took some great selfie photos of those attending the gala. ProMedica's very own Randy Oostra and his lovely wife Owens Corning Pink Panther at the LPGA Marathon Classic Gala Dan and Beth Hafner from Hafner's Florists Dr. Paul Kozy from Kozy Dental Care guests enjoying the Marathon Classic Gala at ProMedica Steam Plant

Labatt Blue Light Party Deck at Club 14

LaBatt Blue Light Party Deck at Club 14 On Friday, I took my portable photo booth to the 14th hole at Highland Meadows. This is where the famous Labatt Blue Light Party Deck at Club 14 is located. As an added feature this year, the Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce, Sylvania Chamber of Commerce, and Epic Toledo hosted the new Chamber Canteen. Both covered seating and viewing areas provided a fun atmosphere to network and watch and interact with the golfers. The caddy races were definitely the crowd favorite!Epic ToledoFriday was also Mascot day at the golf tournament. Muddy and Muddonna from the Toledo Mud Hens, Spike and Cattrick from the Toledo Walleye, Rocky the Rocket from the University of Toledo and Freddie and Frieda from Bowling Green State University stopped by for some fun selfies. Mascot Day at the LPGA Marathon ClassicThe Labatt Blue girls and Detroit Pistons Cheerleaders were also present and posing for selfies and passing out swag! LaBatt Girls and Detroit Pistons Cheerleaders LaBatt Blue SwagI’m pretty sure a good time was had by all at both events!customized start screen for roaming photo booth Leslie from the Pinnacle ToledoFor more information about Kurt’s Kustom Keepsakes green screen photo booths, my Walk-About Social Booths, or my Infinite Photo and Video Booth, including pricing, please visit my website at www.kurtnphoto.com.

To check for availability and schedule your FREE photo booth consultation for your event, please call:

Kurt Nielsen Photography
5431 Schultz Drive
Sylvania, OH 43560
419 885 7153

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Victory Center Celebrity Wait Night – Kurt’s Causes

Victory Center Celebrity Wait Night – Kurt’s Causes
Victory Center Celebrity Wait Night Photo BoothA good time was had by all who attended The Victory Center’s 10th annual Celebrity Wait Night last Tuesday at The Premier Banquet Complex! Celebrity waiters for the event included WTOL Sports Director Dan Cummins, Founder of Renee’s Survivor Shop Renee Schick, and Mrs. US Continental 2016 Katie Maskey to name a few. There was a silent auction and great prizes were also raffled off. I, of course, provided the photo entertainment for the evening! My Kurt’s Kustom Keepsakes green screen photo booth was perfect for the event. We used photos taken at a variety of area baseball stadiums for the backgrounds.  I even created one specifically for the event.detroit tigers photo booth
the victory center baseball themed celebrity wait night photo booth at progressive field in Cleveland fifth third field is home to the Toledo Mud Hens photo booth at Comerica Park in detroit michigan victory center baseball theme partyWe also introduced our newest product in photo entertainment, our animated GIF booth!
andrew martin at the victory center celebrity wait night toledo gif booth This was our first time using our GIF booth at an event and it went very well. Everyone loved the energy it brought to the party. Having to think fast and change positions to show the movement in the final video made for some very creative posing.  Everyone was able to immediately share their GIF to their favorite social media accounts. And just like my walk-about booth, this is also completely customizable. Obviously, it’s not meant for larger groups like my photo booth, but that didn’t stop these ladies from having their entire table in one GIF. animated gif booth powered by kurt nielsen photography I donate a lot of my time and photography services to many different area charities. Although I wish I could always do this for free, I do still have to pay my staff and have other expenses involved. I do however give substantial discounts and also have other creative ways of helping to offset my costs for these events. Kurt’s Causes is a new blog series that I am starting to help create more awareness of the events that my team and I have the pleasure of working with. Keep watching for more blog posts about the great organizations in our area! Kurt Nielsen Photography animated GIF staring Kurt NielsenFor more information about Kurt’s Kustom Keepsakes green screen photo booth, including pricing, please visit my website at: www.kurtnphoto.com.

To check for availability and schedule your FREE photo booth consultation for your event, please call:

Kurt Nielsen Photography
5431 Schultz Drive
Sylvania, OH 43560
419 885 7153

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Komen NWO 25th Anniversary Gala – Kurt’s Causes

Komen NWO 25th Anniversary Gala – Kurt’s Causes
Komen NWO 25th Anniversary Gala - Kurt's CausesThis past Saturday, my team and I had the pleasure of being the photo entertainment for the Susan G. Komen Northwest Ohio’s 25th Anniversary Gala An Evening in Bloom held at the new Renaissance Hotel in Downtown Toledo.  We had my original Kurt’s Kustom Keepsakes green screen photo booth in the Function Room right outside of the main ballroom.  The guests had four backgrounds to choose from that were picked by the committee members, including two different step and repeat ones that were created for the event.  We supplied a ton of pink props for the guests to add a little more fun to the evening.  Every guest received a full 4×6 print of each of the photos they were in.  The images were also live streamed on the big screens in the ballroom for everyone to enjoy!  I think it’s safe to say, everyone had a great time in the photo booth!

WTOL loves Kurt's Kustom Keepsakes Green Screen Photo Booth Toledo Photo Booth from Kurt Nielsen Photography Custom backgrounds for photo booths in Toledo Custom step and repeat event sponsor backdrop I also debuted my brand new Walk-about Social Booth at this event! I can take this fun new portable selfie booth anywhere! I took it up to the 12th floor VIP party, into the ballroom and even on the dance floor! It was so fun and so different that I had people lining up for selfies everywhere I went. I’m pretty sure it was a hit!Susan G. Komen Northwest Ohio Executive Director Jay and Mindy Romanoff at the Komen NWO 25th anniversary gala Walk-about Social Sharing Selfie Booth powered by Kurt Nielsen Photography After each photo, the guests have the opportunity to email or text them to themselves. They can even post them directly to Instagram! Everything about the booth is completely customizable and can be branded for each event. It even has filters that the guests can choose from!Toledo Photo booth that uses filters on selfies I think the highlight of the evening for me was when the Dan Rafferty Band was performing on stage and saw me working the crowd! The singer stopped in the middle of his song and posed with two of the other singers for a selfie while still singing! Then he was able to text it to himself while the show was still going on! I’m pretty sure that has never happened before! Dan Rafferty Band at the Komen NWO 25th Anniversary Gala I donate a lot of my time and photography services to many different area charities. Although I wish I could always do this for free, I do still have to pay my staff and have other expenses involved. I do however give substantial discounts and also have other creative ways of helping to offset my costs for these events. Kurt’s Causes is a new blog series that I am starting to help create more awareness for the events that my team and I have the pleasure of working with. Keep watching for more blog posts about the great organizations in our area! Chrys Peterson and Tom Runnells at the Susan G. Komen NWO 25th Anniversary Gala An Evening in Bloom It’s always fun to see what the rest of the guests are doing while you are taking a selfie! If you want to add the newest selfie craze to your next event, call me at (419) 885-7153 for details and pricing! portable selfie booth adds fun to any event For more information about Kurt’s Kustom Keepsakes green screen photo booth, including pricing, please visit my website at www.kurtnphoto.com.

To check for availability and schedule your FREE photo booth consultation for your event, please call:

Kurt Nielsen Photography
5431 Schultz Drive
Sylvania, OH 43560
419 885 7153

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