Partners Card Returns with Glitzy Sellers Soirée at Alexandre Birman

The Family Place celebrates and honors Partners Card sellers and sponsors

(Featured photo: Nina Sasche, Robert Weatherly, Stephanie Seay, Rachel Michell.)*

Dallas-based family violence agency, The Family Place, is gearing up for another exciting year of Partners Card with their annual southern Seller Soirée. This year’s event took place at the new Alexandre Birman store at NorthPark Center on Tuesday, September 10th. The evening kicked off the card selling season and recognized the 2019 card sellers and sponsors that make it possible to continue the premier fundraiser each year.

Mandy Austin, Paige Flink, Julie Bosche

Inside the refined store, Partners Card Co-Chairs Rachel Michell, Nina Sachse and Stephanie Seay mingled with almost 100 guests in attendance. The Family Place CEO Paige Flink was also in the crowd along with Mandy Austin, a representative with presenting sponsor Bank of Texas. Guests enjoyed sips and bites from Proper Catering while shopping inside the stylish spot. Outside the store, attendees admired a beautiful car from Audi Dallas, the event’s car sponsor, and picked up gift bags filled with goodies from NorthPark Center retailers and a recent issue of PaperCity magazine.

For more information about Tuesday night’s event, or any upcoming Partners Card events, please visit

Courtney Underwood, Melissa Sherrill


The Family Place is at the forefront of its mission to empower victims of family violence by providing safe housing, counseling and skills that create independence while building community engagement and advocating for social change to stop family violence.

The Family Place’s signature fundraiser, Partners Card, is a 10-day shopping and dining event that will run from Friday, October 25th to Sunday, November 3rd this fall. Customers purchase a Partners Card as a $70 donation to The Family Place to receive a 20% discount at retailers and a 10% discount at restaurants.

Over 750 locations participate across the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. Over the past 26 years, the efforts have raised more than $19 million to help break the cycle of family violence in our community. One Partners Card provides one night of safety for a victim of family violence at The Family Place shelters. For more information on Partners Card and for further details on the kickoff, call 214.443.7754 or visit

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