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Junior League Of Washington Celebrates Its 100 Year History With A Centennial Fête

JLW Centennial Celebration

JLW Centennial Celebration

What do Laura Bush, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Bright Beginnings Child Development Center and Sprinkles Cupcakes have in common? They have all partnered with the Junior League of Washington (JLW), now celebrating its Centennial year, in its efforts to improve the DC community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.  The JLW will be toasting, dining and dancing the night away on Saturday, February 9th at the National Building Museum and hopes you will join them the celebrate 100 years of service and dedication to the D.C. community.

The JLW’s Centennial Fête will feature a private cocktail reception, celebrity chefs and mixologists, plated dinner, a live auction, and a special program showcasing the JLW’s impact in the community over the past 100 years.  The celebrations will then continue with Après Fête, where guests will enjoy cocktails, desserts and dancing.  Proceeds from this black tie affair will benefit the JLW’s Centennial project to distribute 100,000 age-appropriate books to DC children aged 0 – 5th grade in Wards 1, 5, 7 and 8 — JLW Resolution Read.

JLW Volunteers Celebrate Literacy and their 100 Year History at the JLW Luncheon in September 2012

JLW Volunteers Celebrate Literacy and their 100 Year History at the JLW Luncheon in September
(Photo Credit: Jr League of Washington)

JLW members tend to be some of the best dressed and hardest working ladies in the District and Fête and Apres Fête are certainly not-to-be-missed events for anyone who enjoys a good night on the town or wants to support efforts to foster a passion for books and reading in the most needy DC  children.

Fête tickets are available at multiple price points and all include a ticket to Après Fête.  For more information and to purchase tickets to Fête, visit the JLW website by February 1st.

 


WHEN:
Saturday, February 9, 2013 6:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

WHERE:
The National Building Museum
401 F Street NW
Washington, DC 20001

TICKETS:
Fête VIP (includes Après Fête) – $300
Fête General Admission (includes Après Fête) – $200
Après Fête – $100 (Price increases $25 after February 6th at midnight)
Tickets available on the JLW website.

DRESS: Black Tie

NOTE: For those interested in supporting the JLW’s Resolution Read Centennial project to distribute 100,000 books to DC area kids who cannot attend the JLW’s Centennial Fête, donations can be made at online. Your donation of just $5 purchases TWO books for a DC child, and $25 purchases an entire packet of books for a child.

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