LAURA ANN is honored to be selected as the winner of the Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation's national design contest for the logo and branding of a new annual fundraising event. The "Kappa Croquet Soiree: Wickets in Wonderland" will take place September 20th at the Topiary Park in Columbus, Ohio, not far from Kappa national fraternity headquarters. The whimsical illustrated poster scene of the Topiary Park is actually art after art, as the park contains sculpted bushes and gardens landscaped to mimic Georges Seurat’s famous painting A Sunday Afternoon on the Isle of La Grand Jatte. For Kappa's "Wonderland" theme, Alice plays croquet in the park with a Kappa key rather than a pink flamingo.
As a member of the Zeta Phi Chapter of Kappa Kappa Gamma during my college days at Princeton, I'm delighted to contribute to the cause with the design for this exciting new event. Kappa promotes women in friendship, leadership, service, and community involvement, and the Croquet Soiree will surely be a great new event for the Columbus community and the fraternity. Event proceeds benefit the local Topiary Park and the Snowden-Gray House, the Heritage Museum of Kappa Kappa Gamma which is dedicated to educating members and the public about the changing societal role of women in higher education. Attendees of the event are encouraged to wear Wonderland or Victorian style flourishes. Sounds like a ball - wish I could make it!