Mark your calendars for the Southern Gala “Welcome to the Jungle” White Hot Party benefiting NAMI for the 6th year!

April 10, 2024

Get ready for the Southern Gala’s White Hot Party: Welcome to the Jungle, presented by B & R Events, LLC. Mark your calendars for Thursday, May 2nd, at Larkins the L on East Broad Street, Greenville, SC. It will be an electrifying event with a portion of the proceeds and sponsorships benefitting the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)! Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Larkin’s Restaurants Catering, Uptown Entertainment, Redhype Creative Marketing Agency, and Larkin’s the L are sponsoring the event

B & R Events, LLC is proud to bring back Southern Gala’s White Hot Party at the Larkins the L. And we encourage guests to wear white attire, the theme for the party is “WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE”. Channel the untamed energy of the wild as you dance the night away to pulsating beats with a delicious cocktail in hand. Don’t miss out on this unforgettable night – grab your tickets now.

The event features a red carpet reception with the Pirate Photographer, a delicious spread of heavy hors d’oeuvres by Larkin’s Catering, and an open bar to keep you fueled all night. Live entertainment by Uptown Entertainment will keep you on the dance floor, with surprises and party favors to commemorate this unforgettable night!

Tickets are $75 for general admission and $100 for VIP admission and VIP tables for 8 guests with all the VIP benefits for all 8. VIP entry begins at 7 p.m. on May 2nd. General admission begins at 8:00 p.m. Tickets and sponsorship information are available at or on the Eventbrite invite.

“My goal is to break the stigma associated with mental illness. With increasing numbers of depression and anxiety, especially post-pandemic, supporting groups like NAMI is more important than ever. We are thrilled to host this event again and raise awareness of NAMI Greenville’s services,” says Samantha Radandt, owner of B & R Events and Director of Southern Gala, “I’m an award-winning small business owner, an advocate for NAMI, and daughter. I suffer from bipolar 2, but I don’t let it define me.”

About B & R Events, LLC

Established in 2006, B & R Events, LLC by Debbie Benamati and Samantha Radandt, B & R Events, LLC is an event and wedding planning company based in Greenville, South Carolina. B & R Events presents Southern Gala was started in 2016 to produce events for NAMI Greenville and Tell Every Amazing Lady about Ovarian Cancer. For more information about B & R Events, LLC or their sister company rsvp wedding coordination, visit or

About the National Alliance on Mental Illness Greenville (NAMI Greenville)

Established in 1979 as the Alliance for the Mentally Ill of Greenville and affiliated with the National Alliance on Mental Illness in 1986, the mission of NAMI Greenville is to serve the needs of all whose lives are touched by mental illnesses and improve the quality of life and treatment for individuals and families, through education, support, and advocacy. For more information about NAMI’s free education and support programs, visit, contact at 864-331-3300, or [email protected]