Innocents At Risk Luncheon at Neimans With Zandra Rhodes


(Miss A, Pamela Sorensen and Kate Marie Grinold, Miss DC)

After my Marilyn Monroe photo shoot this morning, I rushed off to Neiman Marcus in Chevy Chase for an Innocents at Risk luncheon still looking a bit like Marilyn sans mole, or perhaps I was channeling Gwen Stefani. Some fellow board members of […]

Power of Shopping Benefiting Youth AIDS


There is a “shopping fundraiser” every week in Washington, and I never ever go to them. First of all, who likes shopping in a crowded store. I’m Type A and I do everything fast – crowds slow me down, and I don’t like that. Also, I’m a bit of a bargain hunter, and […]

This Saturday From 4-7pm: Vino & Fido Benefiting The Washington Humane Society


I hope you will join me for a wine tasting in Alexandria this Saturday to benefit The Washington Humane Society. I will be there with my new puppy, Scarlett (in photograph). As we sip wine provided by Planet Wine, Scarlett and the other dogs will enjoy a doggie treat tasting provided […]

Don’t Miss Blondes vs. Brunettes Draft Party Today From 4-6pm!


And remember the event has been moved to Darlington House, 1610 20th Street, NW, Washington, DC. Join us for the Draft Party where you’ll meet the players and place your bets on who will score more. How will the players stack up at each position? And just who is going […]

Vino & Fido


I met Kristina Robertson back in 2005 when I was looking for a vendor to provide outfits for the dogs participating in Fashion for Paws. She is the dynamic entrepeneur behind Barkley Square Dog Bakery & Boutique and Karing for Kristina, one of the first pet sitting businesses in the metropolitan Washington, D.C. […]

Blondes vs. Brunettes Draft Party – Venue Change


Please note that the location for the Draft Party this Saturday, September 13, 2008, has been changed to The Darlington House, 1610 20th Street, NW, Washington, DC. The event will run from 4-6 PM and there will be free Peroni and Leinenkugle beer from 4-5 PM, so get there early!

– Miss A


4th Annual Ride to Thrive Polo Classic


I’m so excited to share information with you about the upcoming Ride to Thrive Polo Classic, which is the Northern Virginia Therapeutic Riding Program’s largest annual fundraiser. Horses do so much good for children with special needs, or facing other adversity like in the case of the Work to Ride kids which I […]

Blondes vs. Brunettes: Tackling Alzheimer’s


Back in 2005, I helped create Blondes vs. Brunettes powder puff football fundraiser. We originally thought it would be great for The Junior League of Washington, but the League felt it was too racy! My friend Sara Allen Abbott had been involved with the Alzheimer’s Association after her grandmother and then father were […]

Uncork The Cure – Friday, September 5th at Madame Tussaud’s


Fox 5’s Emmy award winning anchor/reporter, Holly Morris is captaining a team for the Breast Cancer 3-Day walk. All the money she raises goes toward the Susan G. Komen for the Cure and the National Philanthropic Trust’s Breast Cancer Fund.

Holly has asked me to raise awareness for the […]

Cocktails & Cupcakes – benefiting Innocents at Risk


Deborah Sigmund attended The Courage Cup’s Meadow Matches event this past June with her husband Donald, and guest Kate Marie Grinold, who is Miss DC 2008 and who is currently working for Deborah’s nonprofit, Innocents at Risk. Debbie saw my work on The Courage Cup, and has asked […]

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