Galas for Health and Healthcare



Lew and Barabara Azzinaro with Kevin, Schonary, and Olivia Jones at the Heart Ball

American Heart Association Heart Ball, Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Washington, DC, February 25, 2017. Visit this link to see pictures from the Ball.

John Melfi, the Oval Room, at St Jude’s Gourmet Gala

18th St. Jude Gourmet Gala, Washington Building Museum, February 28, 2017.  Follow the link to see photos from the St. Jude Gourmet Gala.

Rachel Hicks, Lorrie Lett, and Felicia Stonecipher at the Prevent Cancer Foundation Annual Spring Gala


The Prevent Cancer Foundation Annual Spring Gala is recognized as one of Washington’s premier events, attracting more than 900 guests from the business, diplomatic, government, medical, sports, media and social communities. March 10, 2017 at the National Building Museum.  Follow the link to see the Gala photos!

30th Anniversary Leukemia Ball at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center

30th Anniversary Leukemia Ball. March 11, 2017, Walter E. Washington Convention Center.  Follow the link to see the 2017 Leukemia Ball Coverage.

Angie Goff, NBC 4, and Callie Nierenberg, Chance for Life co-Founder


Chance for Life is the Washington area’s most dynamic charity poker tournament and party. To date, CFL has raised over $2 Million to support pediatric cancer research. April 1, 2017 at MGM National Harbor.  Follow the link to see Chance for Life 2017.

Gwen Holliday, Amy Baier, and Janie Dorros at the Children’s Ball

Children’s Ball supporting the Children’s National Health System. April 7, 2017 at the Ritz-Carlton, 22nd St, NW, Washington DC. Follow the link to see more of the 2017 Children’s Ball.

American Heart Association 33rd Annual Golf Tournament, Woodmont Country Club, Washington, DC, April 24, 2017.

A Vintage Affair

A Vintage Affair supporting the Children’s National Health System. April 29, 2017 at the Watergate Hotel.


Philippe Dhalluin and Baron Philippe de Rothschild, Heart’s Delight

Heart’s Delight Wine Tasting and Auction, May 10 – 13, 2017, Follow the link to see the 2017 event.

The 34th Annual March of Dimes Gourmet Gala is a fundraiser with a unique Capitol Hill flavor. Washington notables, including 55 U.S. Senators and Representatives, participated in this competitive cook-off as Celebrity Chefs, serving their favorite hors d’oeuvres, desserts and drinks.  May 23, 2017 at the National Building Museum.


Music and Medicine. Join the Virginia Hospital Center and Arlington Pediatric Center for their 3rd annual Music & Medicine. Newseum, Washington, DC. June 2, 2017.

Ladies Choice. Unity Healthcare. Fashion. Shopping. Wine. All for a Great Cause. JW Marriott, Washington, DC. June 2, 2017.

27th Annual American Heart Association, Lawyers Have a Heart, National Harbor, Maryland, June 10 (7AM), 2017.

National Capital Golf Classic Tournament, raising more than $3 million during the past 20 years to fund prostate cancer research and education in our community. June 19, 2017.

Taste for Life, Now in its 18th year, the American Cancer Society’s Taste for Life is an opportunity to enjoy creative cuisine and fine wine while toasting an end to cancer. This year’s event will be held at the beautiful Horseshoe Casino Baltimore on June 25, 2017.



Fight Cancer from the Fairways, American Cancer Society’s inaugural Fight Cancer from the Fairways Golf Tournament, hosted at the prestigious Caves Valley Golf Club. August 28, 2017.


The Joan Hisaoka Gala Assisting Those Living with Cancer at the Omni Shorham, Washington, DC, September 16, 2017.

Inova Honors Dinner at the Hilton McLean, Tysons Corner, September 22, 2017.


American Kidney Fund, the Hope Affair, Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium, Washington, DC, October 4, 2017.


March of Dimes 17th Annual Heroines of Washington® awards program honors women in the D.C. region for their dedication to and leadership in community service. Thursday, November 2, 2017, at the Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner.

Fight for Children, November 2, 2017.

2017 Greater Washington Heart Walk, The National Mall, Washington, DC, November 4, 2017.