Red Party set for September 14th at FIG - Alexis Jordan Headlining

"Red Party was formed by a wonderful group of men whom I first had the pleasure of meeting when they volunteered at our Founders Cottage. Over the years, the have helped Legacy raise almost $20,000, to support our clients both at the Counseling Center and the Cottage. This year’s event was the best one yet and I cannot wait to see what they accomplish in the years to come!" noted Melissa Grove, Executive Director, Legacy Counseling, Inc. after the 2011 Red Party.

The Red Party Foundation VIP Reception at Park Place Volvo
The 2012 Red Party promises to top all prior fundraising achievements with organizers announcing at a VIP preview event held August 23rd at Park Place Volvo that sponsors and underwriters have already underwritten 100% of the expenses associated with the 2012 party. Organizers confirmed to an assembled crowd of 200 supporters that proceeds from all tickets sold form that point forward would be going 100% to Legacy Counseling!

What and when is Red Party? F.I.G. - The Fashion Industry Gallery in downtown Dallas serves as the site for the official Red Party for 2012 which is scheduled for Friday, September 14th. A VIP reception kicks off the night at 8 pm with complimentary cocktails from Hudson Ferus premium vodka, wines from Nice Wines, and passed hors d'ouvres. General admission is at 9 am. Private lounges and living rooms are also available which adjoin the main party area at F.I.G.

Alexis Jordan will perform her #1 Hits at Red Party
Headlining the event is pop sensation Alexis Jordan. Jordan rose to fame as a contestant on the first season of America's Got Talent in 2006. After being eliminated from the show, she began to upload cover songs to YouTube, which received millions of views. The exposure led Jordan to the attention of Norwegian production team Stargate and American rapper Jay-Z, who both went on to sign her to their label, StarRoc their joint label.

Jordan's debut single, "Happiness", was released in September 2010, and reached number one in the Netherlands and Norway, and also became a top-three hit in Australia and the United Kingdom. In the United States, the song reached No. 1 on the Hot Dance Club Songs chart, becoming Jordan's first No. 1 single on that chart. "Good Girl" was released as Jordan's second single in February 2011. The song debuted at No. 6 on the UK Singles Chart, giving Jordan her second top-10 hit in the United Kingdom and became her second chart-topper on the Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs chart in April. Jordan's self-titled debut album was released on February 25, 2011. It debuted on the UK albums chart at No 9 and the Australian Albums chart at No. 11.

Jordan was the featured vocalist on Sean Paul's single "Got 2 Luv U", which reached number one in Switzerland and Bulgaria. She is presently working on her second album following the success of her first album, which charted inside the top ten in UK and Australian albums charts. Jordan has confirmed via Twitter that her new album is anticipated for release in 2012.

Joining Jordan at Red Party will be the sounds of DJ / Producer Corey Craig who continues to redefine the current sound of house music and electrify the club scene. He brings his award-winning signature mix of Commercial, Progressive Dance and modern classics to XL. He launched his floor filling formula in NYC bars/clubs, grabbed the attention of FV Events, and is now a global sensation from Sydney to Madrid. Headlining work includes the 2009 NYC Dance On The Pier, Pines Party 2010, Ascension (Fire Island), Halloween In New Orleans, Sydney Mardi Gras and Sandblast Asbury Park. He has also performed special sets with his mentors Moto Blanco, Freemasons and Bimbo Jones amongst others. Corey Craig owes his massive following to spontaneous live sets and wildly popular podcasts, which are constantly one of iTunes’ most downloaded.

Three Centaur album projects, “Popular”, “Pride 2011” and "Pride 2012" give a sample of his production and compilation talents. Corey’s current and upcoming work with partner Saul Ruiz as “R2C2” features a unique sound ready to mold the club scene well into the future.

Dallas Light and Sound will provide comprehensive production services for the Red Party 2012, and has designed a unique first of its type stage installation for the F.I.G. Audio, lighting, staging, event decor and sponsor recognition are all part of the services DLS will supply to make Red Party a memorable night of libations, world-class entertainment, and fundraising.

For more than 20 years, Legacy Counseling has provided quality mental health care, substance abuse treatment, and special care housing services for people challenged with HIV and AIDS. Programs are designed both for those recently diagnosed with HIV and for longtime survivors that need some emotional support. Their Counseling Center has a number of therapeutic programs to each client’s  individual needs from one-on-one personal counseling to interactive group sessions. Their Substance Abuse Program offers both intensive and supportive assistance for HIV-positive individuals with chemical dependency issues such as alcoholism or cocaine addiction. If you have AIDS and require 24-hour supervised care, their special needs facility Founders Cottage is there to help.

To purchase tickets, click on this Eventbrite link http://2012redparty.eventbrite.com/.
For additional information about Red Party, visit http://redpartydallas.org/.
To read more about the fine work and programs offered at Legacy Counseling, visit https://www.legacycares.org/.