After a scrumptious dinner, at 9:30 we all adjourned to historic Meridian House for the 46th annual Meridian Ball for dancing and dessert. Twinkly lights were strung from trees in the courtyard. We snapped Union Pacific’s David Black, Gallup’s Rosalyn Murphy and Joy Murphy, and the American Psychological Association’s Ashton Theodore Randall.
Former Afghan Ambassador Said Jawad, Bloomberg’s Indira Lakshmanan, TTR Sotheby’s Shamim Jawad, and State Dept.’s Puneet Talwar.
Azerbaijan Ambassador Elin Suleymanov, his wife Lula Abdurahimova, congressional co-chair and Meridian Ball trustee Marie Therese Royce, and Grid Media’s Renee Shaw.
AT&T’s Jason Olson, ANC commissioner Lee Brian Reba, DC Arts Commission chair Judith Terra, Reagan International Center’s Jan Du Plain, FedEx’s David Short, and Chevy Chase Trust’s Scott Seel.