THROW-BACK Event: Young Professionals “Skyline—Where History and Style Meet” 2008

Magic Moments

Approximately 500 people gathered for “Skyline—Where History and Style Meet,” an event hosted by the Young Professionals of Birmingham on the top floor of the City Federal Building.  The event, which was held Thurs., Aug. 7, benefited Magic Moments, a non-profit organization that assists in the mentoring of Birmingham’s children. The event had the largest turnout of any other YP event and featured music by VASA, catering by B&A Warehouse and beer tasting by Free the Hops.

“We are extremely grateful for the generosity extended to Magic Moments from YP and guests of this event,” said Doug Gillett, president of the junior board of Magic Moments.

VASA—5 member band with a goal to create “a different kind of mainstream sound.”  Members pride themselves on not being the typical Southern band.

Front man: Josh Vasa

Drummer/Percussionist: Mac Kramer

Bassist: Beau Treadwell

Guitar: Brad Lyons

Musical influences: The Beatles, Queen, Radiohead, Paul Simon, Elliot Smith, Jeff Mangum, Stevie Wonder, The Who, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, The Doors and The Police

B&A Warehouse

Assorted Cheesecakes with Chips and Crackers

Black Bean and Roasted Corn Salsa with Fresh Fried Chips

Fresh Fruit and Cheese Display with Assorted Crackers

Mexican Cheesecake

Feta and Spinach Cheesecake

Chicken Salad on Cranberry Biscuits

Roast Beef on Mini Yeast Rolls with Condiments on Side

Beer tasting by Free the Hops

Guests mingled throughout condos on the top floor of the City Federal Building.  The downtown skyline view at sunset served as an accessory to the space in addition to colorful catering by B&A Warehouse and flowers by Norton’s Florist.