Carousel Memories Gala in the Park

May 14, 2016 
6pm to Midnight

HONOREE

Carol Trawick 

President, Jim and Carol Trawick Foundation 
Chair, Maryland State Arts Council
   
 
HONORARY CHAIRS
First Lady Catherine Leggett
Ambassador Constance Morella
Mayor Jeffrey Z. Slavin
, Town of Somerset
  

GALA CHAIR 

 Anjali Varma 

Owner, Kidville Bethesda and The Modern Mompreneur

 

EMCEE

Rebecca Cooper
Kogod School of Business at American University

 

HOST COMMITTEE

 featuring music by the 
Craig Gildner Big Band
 

All proceeds from the Gala in the Park help build a strong future for the arts and educational programs at the Park while also supporting the care and maintenance of the Park’s historic structures, including the Spanish Ballroom and the Dentzel carousel.

 

View the Carousel Memories Gala Photo Galleries here >>

 

Gala in the Park 2016 is featured in

Washington Life Magazine's "Social Diary" >>

 

 

 

 

 

1. Emcee Rebecca Cooper, Ambassador Connie Morella, Honoree Carol Trawick, and Gala Chair Anjali Varma; 2. Executive Director Katey Boerner welcomes guests from the podium; 3. Gala Honorary Chairs with Carol Trawick: Town of Somerset Mayor Jeffrey Z. Slavin, Montgomery County First Lady Catherine Leggett, and Connie Morella; 4. Board Member Rachelle Cherol with guests; 5. The Craig Gildner Big Band; 6. Glen Echo Park's grand Spanish Ballroom; 7. Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh; 8. Board Member Andi Hedberg with guests; 9. Board President Jennifer English holding citation from Congressman Chris Van Hollen with National Park Service Superintendent Alex Romero; 10. Catherine Leggett and Carol Trawick mingling with guests; 11. Host Committee Member Cliff Kendall dancing with Carol Trawick; 12. Gala guests Lois Ireland and Pierre Huggins on the Carousel; 13. Swing Dance performance by DC Lindy Exchange 

 

 

Thank You to our Gala in the Park 2016 Sponsors

 

   GEICO            Trawick Foundation 

 

                                              Natello Communities        

 

                                                                      

 

 

                            

        

 

 

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