Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Cocktails with Courtney ~ Memorable May

Well, as advertised, the May "Cocktails with Courtney" on May 30 was Memorable. There was an international mix of attendees ranging from Barcelona, Paris, Wall Street, France, Connecticut, Wiliamsburg, Jackson Heights and the East Village! Based on a stellar review of the incredible protein ice cream bars L'essence in my December 22nd issue (, L'essence CEO Richard Guida donated a box of these powerfully good-and-good-for-you treats to the event, hand-delivered by his charming representatives Kathryn Bollmann and Deirdre Samsel. Aleks Jakulin discussed social networking (face-to-face) opportunities in other European countries; Biba Pedron ( and Bernardo Joselevich ( discussed the tipping point of networking events and actor Christopher King ( entertained Cecilia Vernes. Artist Jillian Corbett ( amused graphic artist Emmanuel Joubeaud with her "shark" bag leading into a conversation about Moby Dick with artist Mark Bloch (