Lifting As We Climb Inauguration Ball hosted by DJ Envy, The Powell Foundation, Al-Tony Gilmore and Gregory Pratt
Monday, January 21, 2013 at 9:00 PM - Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 2:30 AM (EST)
“Enduring Legacy” Ball
The Lifting As We Climb Foundation
In partnership with
The Powell Foundation, Al-Tony Gilmore & Gregory Pratt
MTV Celebrity Host
2 Elegant Ballrooms
Live Jazz Band
Savory Reception-Style Buffet
Commemorative Inauguration Gifts
and much more...
Type of Event: An elegant semi-formal (Black-Tie preferred) evening that will take place in 2 ballrooms located inside the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) building sharing its foyer with the beautifully renovated Holiday Inn Capitol, located downtown Southwest Washington, D.C. The evening will feature multiple interactive rooms of entertainment, including a live jazz band, celebrity D.J, and plenty of dancing, Tickets will include food, and guests will enjoy a savory reception style buffet and a full hosted bar of spirits, domestic and imported beers, wine and non-alcoholic beverages. Multiple bar and carving stations will be set up throughout the event site all evening.
Goal of Event: A "Party with a Purpose" that will celebrate the re-election of the 44th President, Barack Obama, while also raising much needed funds and awareness to support The Lifting As We Climb Foundation's "Sound Mind, Sound Body(TM)" After-School Mentoring/Tutoring Program.
Date of Event: Monday January 21, 2013
Location: Federal Center Plaza / Holiday Inn Capitol Washington-Capitol Ballroom
550 C Street, SW
Washington, D.C 20024
When & Where
The Lifting As We Climb Foundation, Inc.
Lifting As We Climb is a 501c3, non-profit organization founded in 2003 by 5, Hampton University Alumni. The organization is determined to make a difference in the lives of underprivileged youth & under-served communities. For the past 10 years, The Lifting As We Climb Foundation (LAWCF) has dedicated 100% of its resources to assisting youth in Detroit and Washington, DC. Every year, LAWCF partners with ADIDAS to host the "Sound Mind, Sound Body" Academy across the country to help underserved youth exert equal amounts of energy towards Academics, Athletics, and developing life skills to help the students graduate from high school, and college.
Lifting As We Climb has partnered with key NFL athletes like Denver Broncos' Kevin Vickerson, (49ers') Vernon Davis, and (Colts') Vontae Davis and a host of other athletes, celebrities, and young professionals throughout Wash,DC and Detroit each and every year to provide Free after-school tutoring, mentoring, ACT/SAT Prep workshops, and summer camps for underprivileged young men ages 13-18 in the Washington, DC and Detroit metro areas. The organization has established college scholarships and to date has worked with over 6,000 young men ages 13-18 throughout the country.