March 23, 2015


We went to Dancing in the Glowlight with The Tenfold Forty at Whittemore House Friday night. 

Proceeds benefited the House of Ruth, providing assistance to women and children of domestic violence in  DC. We snapped the board members: gala sponsorship chair Lauren Flowers, membership chair Sukanya Mukherjee, president Channing Muller, finance chair Mary-Morgan Limperis and service coordinator Olivia Merlino.

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The Tenfold Forty is a nonprofit organization of 40 women in varied professions who network and gain personal growth through community service. Here, U.S. Senate's Danielle Geanacopoulos, digital advertiser Dan Pollock and digital fundraiser Meghan Apfelbaum

National Journal's Allison Steely, congressional policy adviser Nate Denny, and congressional consultant Joanne Peters.

There were glow sticks, bracelets, necklaces and raffle items. Here, Dept of Defense's Matt Cohen, Jenna Smith, Chris Smith and Jesse McGuire.

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Wing Bowl!

Yesterday we went to a fundraiser for Dreams for Kids DC with Phi Sig, the 6th annual Wing Bowl at Town Tavern. We snapped Bisnow's Whitney Cohn, DFKDC exec director Glenda Fu and's Andrew Hamburger.

Phi Sigma Kappa's Dave Cotter and Chris Habiby with Bluestone Capital Partners' Garrett Asta, an event organizer. 

The brothers of Phi Sigma Kappa at American University started the Wing Bowl tradition six years ago, annually raising almost $3k for Dreams for Kids DC. This year they welcomed challengers from all area schools. The top three wing eaters received prizes. Here, Bloomberg's Anthony Amoroso with AU's Charlotte Prud'Homme.

Dreams for Kids DC provides adaptive sports clinics, called Extreme Recess, for children with disabilities, empowering an often isolated group to participate in activities such as waterskiing, dance, football and ice hockey. Here, Cambridge Associates' Brendan Asta with AU Law's Lisa Tomlinson.

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Passport to Europe!

We went to Passport to Europe at The Manor Saturday night and snapped accountant Diliana Gencheva flanked by GW's Jessica Casas and Gergana Gencheva

There were musical performances by Zahra Universe and Jason Barnes, music by DJ Cesar Sanchez, a live visual display by Masrae snd+vsn, and a fashion show. Here, artist Amelia ST, photographer Jay Snap and Miss Delaware World Taylor DeMario.

The cocktail hour featured specialty cocktail The Passport Toast. Here, Johns Hopkins Advanced Academic Programs' Grace Sinaga with health researchers Rachel Melo and Emily Gagola

Black Knight Events hosted. Here, models wearing Brown and Williams: Brandon McLaughlin, Zachary Ballard and Kyle McKay.

Alfredo Flores contributed to this issue.

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Sunday, April 12, 7:00 PM, No Laughing Matter, an evening with Jeff Foxworthy to benefit Esophogeal Cancer Action Network (ECAN) at Crystal Gateway Marriott, 1700 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Arlington. $79-$790, VIP tickets include hors d'oeuvres, open bar meet-and-greet, and premier seating, info.

Tuesday, March 24

6:00 PM, N Street Village Keeping Our Promise Gala at The Ritz-Carlton, 1150 22nd St NW. Dinner, cocktails, honors, dancing, business attire. $500, info

6:30  – 9:00 PM, Best Buddies' Life is Sweet Chef Showcase at CSC Headquarters, 3170 Fairview Park Dr Falls Church, VA. Benefits Best Buddies Virginia. Notable DC chefs partner with sous chefs buddies. $100, info.

3:30 – 5:00 PM, Innovation at Work Culinary Showcase at Culinaire Restaurant at The Art Institute of Washington, 1820 N Fort Myer Dr Arlington. Free, rsvp.

6:30 PM, Alzheimer's Association National Dinner at the Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Rd. CNN's Wolf Blitzer emcees. Dinner and awards, business attire. Ticket included in 2015 Advocacy Forum registration, info

Wednesday, March 25

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM, Innovation at Work General Portfolio Show at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd. Arlington. Art Institute of Washington graduate portfolio preview. Free, rsvp

6:00 – 8:00 PM, Family Matters' Dresses4Dreams Networking Reception at Dirty Martini, 1223 Connecticut Ave NW. Hosted by Remy Martin and WPGC's Sunni and the City. Hors d'oeuvres and cocktails. $20/donation of gently-used/new dress, info