DC Collaborative Benefit Gala
Friday, April 8, 2011 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (EDT)
APRIL 8, 2011, 6:30 to 9:30 pm
Under the Patronage of Chargé d'Affaires François Rivasseau, Embassy of France Join us for a celebration 12 years in the making!
On Friday, April 8th, the DC Arts & Humanities Education Collaborative is holding our Fundraiser and Auction at La Maison Francaise, French Embassy, 4101 Reservoir Road, NW.
Please be advised, you must provide the names of all guests attending to the DC Collaborative 72 hours before the event by e-mailing Dixie@dccollaborative.org and firstname.lastname@example.org per the security guidelines established by the Embassy.
* NBC4 News Anchor, Wendy Rieger (Mistress of Ceremonies)
* A live Auction and Fund-in-Need, led by prize-winning columnist Bob Levey
* Silent auction with 30 fabulous items
* Performances by the DC Youth Orchestra
* Presentation of the 1st Annual Spirited Leadership Award to The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation
Individual tickets: $75
Premium tickets: $125, inclusive of goodie bag
TICKETS WILL NOT BE SOLD AT THE DOOR
Enjoy fine wines, sumptuous appetizers, an exciting live and silent auction, a music soundscape by DC Jahsonic, and well-deserved recognitions and honors. The evening also includes a jubliant student performance provided by the DC Youth Orchestra. Join DC's cultural leaders, philanthropists and arts and humanities institutions as we celebrate our mission of providing access to the arts and humanities for all DC public and chartered public school students. Help us to raise funds to support another 12 years and beyond. Be a part of the transformative power of the arts and humanities. Be a part of supporting the movement to make DC a world-class city for arts and humanities education!
Cocktail attire encouraged
Garage parking available for first 100 guests. Ample street parking along Reservoir Road
Please bring photo identification for admittance at the Embassy Security Gate.
(VIP guests will be treated to an exclusive goodie bag with gift certificates and swag from Co. Co. Sala, Radiance Med Spa, Toute Sweets, Georgetowner, Champagne Bureau, Center for Wine Origins, Popchips and more)
~ Honorary Chair ~
The Honorable Vincent C. Gray
~ 2011 Gala Co-Chairs~
~ Honorary Committee ~
Rhona Wolfe Friedman
~ Host Committee ~
David J. Ferrero
Jeanette Spencer McCune
Dorothy Pierce McSweeny
Chase Alan Moore
Don't miss this wonderful event in support of arts education for
youth! Silent auction items will include Business Class airline tickets to Paris, tickets to this year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, a $500 gift certificate to the Room & Board Furniture Store, an arts workshop for a child and ten of their friends at Imagination Stage, and $1000 worth of delicious gourmet wines! Catered by the French Embassy, the menu for this event will feature chicken and avocado tartlets, smoked salmon, lobster and scallop phillo cups, croquet provencal, and baby lamb chops. Come join the nation's top leaders in business, international and national government, education, fine arts, and entertainment as we unite to support arts education for youth
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DC Arts and Humanities Education Collaborative
The DC Collaborative works with its members to provide equitable access to arts and humanities education for ALL DC public and chartered public schools for the growth of the WHOLE child.
The DC Collaborative promotes quality arts and humanities education for all DC public and chartered public schools for the growth of the whole child. To accomplish this citywide effort, the DC Collaborative draws on the resources of more than 60 arts and humanities cultural organizations that compose our membership. The two major programs of the DC Collaborative include Arts for Every Student, and the Arts Education Initiative Professional Development Program.