Promoting the Good Works of KW Cares

Acme Partners with Paula LaBellarti of Keller Williams

Bonnie VonNetzer and Paula LaBellarti | Courtesy of Acme House Company

Acme House Company teamed up with Paula LaBellarti – a top performing Real Estate agent at Keller Williams of Rancho Mirage – to celebrate the good works of KW Cares. KW Cares is a charity dedicated to supporting Keller Williams associates and their families with hardships resulting from sudden emergencies. It’s the heart of Keller Williams culture in action.

Patty Kekich, Marietta Gelalich, Gina Rogers, Randy Rogers | Courtesy of Acme House Company

Acme participated in a KW Cares fundraising dinner held at Pirch in Palm Desert by donating one of its signature fundraising prizes – a cocktail party for the highest bidder and 30 of their friends! Paula was the highest bidder and recently hosted her cocktail party at Acme’s Nestled in The Cove, donated by property owner Molly Evans.

Photo: Nestled In The Cove | Courtesy of Acme House Company

Not only did this raise $1,300 for the charity, but it also gave Acme’s John-Patrick and Morgan the chance to work with Paula to throw a fabulous event celebrating the good works of KW Cares. 

Ellen Gibson, Thomas Gibson, Cynthia Gnatt, Bob Gnatt |Courtesy of Acme House Company

Paula invited 30 people including longtime friends and real estate clients, agents from her office, and key players who have contributed to the success of her tenure as a Keller Williams Agent.

Acme Branding Specialist John-Patrick with Acme Property Owner Partners of Old Blue Eyes, Behr and Sara Singer |Courtesy of Acme House Company

Gina and Randy Rogers | Photo Courtesy of Acme House Company

One of the guests was the mother of Acme Property Owner Partner, Paul Stenke – owner of Serendipity Palm Springs. Paula was the one to sell him the house and introduce him to Acme!

Photo: Serendipity Palm Springs | Nathan Cox courtesy of Acme House Company

Maggie Montez and Thomas Soule |Photo Courtesy of Acme House Company

Another guest was Thomas Soule of Visit Palm Desert, and he had such a great time.

Kim Murashima and Morgan Janney |Photo Courtesy of Acme House Company

Kim Murashima – Acme Special Event Coordinator and logistics guru – worked with Acme Portfolio Development Specialist Morgan Janney to arrange all the evenings details, from securing the location to reaching out to Acme’s good friends for food and service.


Caterer Lynn Hammond provided the staff, and of course, her famous poached salmon!

Maggie Montez, Ruthann Moore, Thomas Soule |Photo Courtesy of Acme House Company

John and Maria Tsoutis of Ezvin put out a spread of their mediterranean magic.

Photo Courtesy of Acme House Company

Photo Courtesy of Acme House Company

And On The Mark provided gourmet charcuterie boards and wine.

It was such a great time, I have had a number of calls from guests, all complimentary!! I love the ability we all have to grow within our community! I can’t thank you enough for a first class evening️.” – Paula LaBellarti

ABOUT THE WRITER:  Modern Mary is a traveling gadabout who adores everything Palm Springs – from the architecture and design to the art, fashion and lifestyle.  A social butterfly in the most modern sense – Mary enjoys swanky cocktail parties, gallery openings, music festivals, shopping and anything pink or yellow. She is a frequent contributor to the Acme Blog –  keeping our readers up to speed on who is staying at our fab fab vacation rental homes and what’s going on in Greater Palm Springs and the surrounding desert cities of the Coachella Valley.  Modern Mary loves big floppy hats, Jackie O sunglasses and prefers sensible shoes over back-breaking high heels.

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