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Capital City Ball!

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Saturday night we went to The Capital City Ball at Georgetown’s City Tavern Club.

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The eighth annual black tie gala raised money to fight human trafficking and modern-day slavery. We snapped Washington Life’s John Arundel, actor Vincent De Paul, Capital City Ball executive committee member Michelle McDonald and casting director Kimberly Skyrme.

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The Ball featured a luxurious reception with hot and cold hors d'oeuvres and an open bar. Here, TAP LLC’s Theo Abbott, Blessed Haven’s Danielle Jennings and Capital City Ball co-founder John Dunford.

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The silent auction included artwork, sports tickets, handcrafted objects, collectibles and dinners at great local restaurants. There was live music by Bittersweet, an 11-piece, high-energy dance band, and lots of unabashed dancing. Here, business consultant Olga Tregubova, SEC’s Matthew Christiansen and Genau Group Realty’s Melissa Wilson.

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Proceeds go to various charities that fight human trafficking and modern-day slavery, which exists everywhere, even in DC where it nets over $100 million a year. Here, G W Law School’s Mary Beth Hasty, Capital City Ball’s Edwina Callus and AMT Engineering’s Sina Taghizadehmoghadam.