6th Annual Garden of Light Gala

On April 27, 2017, I had the honor of attending the 6th Annual Garden of Light Gala sponsored by the Bethany House of Northern Virginia at the Crowne Plaza in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia. Garden of Light shined a bright light on domestic abuse and how people can come support the transformation of the lives…

A Toast to the First Amendment

April 28th 2017, I had the privilege of attending the National Restaurant Association’s reception “Toast to the First Amendment” party that honors the White House Correspondent’s dinner, L Street in Washington D.C. Top media officials, congressional staffers and other notables were in attendance at the event. Guests partied on the eighth floor of the National Restaurant Association…

4th Annual AMPA National Gala

On May 13th, 2017, I had the privilege and honor of attending the American Military Partner Association’s (AMPA) annual gala, held at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill. I was there to support hundreds of our nation’s LGBT service members, veterans, military spouses, allies, from across the country and around the world at the 4th Annual AMPA…

Right to Bear Arts Benefit Gala: Red Carpet & Advocacy

  The White House correspondents dinner tends to be a huge event in the Washington D.C area. What many non D.C residents may not know is that there’s the main dinner and there are are sprinkling of exclusive dinners connected to the big event.  With many White house Correspondent parties getting cancelled, the Creative Coalition…

Zoofari: Dine for WildLife

For animal and food lovers, the best way to combine both passions is to attend Zoofari, THE  premier culinary event that features more than 100 of the top Washington D.C restaurants and vintners–all in a vibrantly wild setting at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo–and all to support the zoo’s mission to save the species. I attended both…

6th Annual Taste of Pikesville

The Pikesville Chamber of Commerce had its annual  Taste of Pikesville event at the Hyatt in Baltimore April 26, 2017.  Foodies, bloggers, and B-more media elite convened to dine on delectable treats, party with a moving mannequin (only in Baltimore), and try to out-scheme a legit magician (again, only in Baltimore). A portion of the…

Blue Star Families 2017 Honors Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter

As a strong supporter of veterans and of military families, I had both the honor and privilege of attending the Seventh Annual Blue Star Neighbors Celebration on March 22, 2017, held at the United States  Chamber of Commerce Building in the White House’s backyard. The Blue Star Neighbors Celebration is an annual celebration that highlights…