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Elizabeth Kane is the President of CharityChicks US, the philanthropic connector for young professionals comprised of young socials, entrepreneurs, and business leaders in Washington, DC. She was named one of DC’s Most Dynamic Women by DC Magazine, and her organization has been featured in Capitol File, The Georgetowner, The Washington Post, NBC, and multiple philanthropy blogs. She is one of DC’s most notable young philanthropists, and devotes her time to working with non-profit leadership to engage the future generation of donors, and help connect them to corporations that will support their mission. She established CharityChicks US as a top fundraiser for rare cancer research, most recently for Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. In addition, she serves as the Chair of the Arts and Education initiatives for CharityChicks US, and Ambassador for The Washington Literacy Center. Elizabeth received her BBA from the George Washington University School of Business. She is an Interior Decorator for The Kellogg Collection, and is pursuing a Masters in Historical Preservation.

Washington, DC Weekend Guide: March 14 – 16, 2014

Weather wise it’s such a lovely day, and Spring is just around the corner! It’s time to put away your Uggs and turtlenecks and start to show a little skin…aka it’s time to shop, walk to the movies with your BFF and/or BF, and of course throw in a charity gala to your weekend mix. Here is our weekend guide for your oh so sunny forecast:

(Photo Credit: grandbudapesthotel.com)

(Photo Credit: grandbudapesthotel.com)

Movie Night!: Opening of The Grand Budapest Hotel – Cuddle up tonight and watch the newest movie at our local independent film cinema, E Street Cinema. The Grand Budapest Hotel is finally out, and recounts the story of famous hotel concierge, Gustave, and the theft and recovery of a famous painting all while major changes are happing in the Continent. Film and screenply by Wes Anderson.

WHEN: Friday, March 14, 2014

WHERE:
Landmark E Street Cinema
555 11th Street NW
Washington, DC 20004
Ph. 202-783-9494

TICKETS: $11.50 per person

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Photo Credit: Nina Bapraw)

(Photo Credit: Jamestown)

Saturday, March 15, 2014 – Dressed to Give Charity

Fashion Show Benefitting Kidsave – Join us tomorrow at the Ritz-Carlton Georgetown for a runway show by Beau Monde, LLC. Proceeds will benefit Kidsave, an organization that help older orphanage and foster kids grow up in families and connected to caring adults. To learn more about Kidsave and their mission please visit their website.

Hosted by Nina Bapraw of  NB Management, LLC and Beau Monde, LLC.

WHEN: Saturday, March 15, 2014 – 9 p.m. – 2 a.m.

WHERE:
Ritz-Carlton Georgetown
3100 South Street NW
Washington, DC 20007

TICKETS: Suggested $25.00 donation – RSVP here

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Photo Credit: Amina Rubinacci)

(Photo Credit: Amina Rubinacci)

Spring Cleaning Anyone?…or Spring shopping?! We support local businesses in our community and are happy to welcome a brand new boutique right in the heart of Georgetown, D.C., Amina Rubinacci. Amina Rubinacci is a luxury womenswear brand featuring a tailored and sophisticated collection made in Italy from the finest fabrics. They offer us a cozy but upscale environment perfect for Washingtonian women, and their knowledgeable and bubbly sales associates will help you find the perfect knitwear! Grab an adorable chocolate heart cookie when you leave with your new goodies!

WHERE:
Amina Rubinacci
2822 Pennsylvania Avenue
Washington, DC 20007

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