Join us to take part in a military bachelor auction to raise funds for GI Film Festival.
Friday, January 17, 2014
7:00PM – 10:00PM
For one magical evening in January, the GI Film Group, in partnership with Sip with Socialites, will host an unforgettable event, the 2nd annual Officer and an Auction: Stars and Studs charity bachelor auction.
Held at the prestigious Austrian Embassy, the evening will include an open beer and wine bar, live entertainment, sumptuous hand-passed appetizers, delicious desserts, celebrity guests, and a silent auction.
Bring your highest bid to win a dinner date with the single gentleman of your choice, or come to test your luck on great raffle prizes, free open bar, appetizers and more!
Sports Reporter Britt McHenry of WJLA-TV, ABC 7 will be our Celebrity Emcee for the evening!
Mixes by DJ TOM FROM PRAGUE– http://tomfromprague.podbean.com/
Jana Sedlakova, Vice President, Sip With Socialites
Anastasia Dellaccio, Special Initiatives and Communications Outreach, United Nations Foundation
Ashley Boalch, Director of Communications, Sip With Socialites
Eve Edmonds, Co-founder and Executive Director, Sip With Socialites
Gina Jackson, Public Relations, GI Film Festival
Jad Bouchebel, President, JBC Events
Katelyn Gimbel, Marketing & Events Manager, RedPeg Marketing
Linda Lowry, CEO, Health Educators & Trainers, LLC
Marlene Hall, Consultant, Viridian Energy
Ryan Rauner, Broker, Veatch Commercial Real Estate
Sarah Hillware, Founder and Director, Girls Health Ed.
Tahera Zamanzada, Co-founder and Director of PR, Sip With Socialites
Teri Galvez, Board of Directors and Committee, Miss District of Columbia Pageant
Dress is cocktail attire. Space is limited.
RSVP online to get advance prices on ticketing. $50 for general admission and $100 for VIP TICKET which grants access to the VIP ROOM.
About GI Film Festival
The GI Film Festival (GIFF) is a 501 c(3) non-profit educational organization dedicated to sharing the military experience in and out of the arena of war. The festival is the first in the nation to exclusively celebrate the successes and sacrifices of the service member through the medium of film.
About Britt McHenry
Britt is a sports reporter for ABC7/WJLA-TV and News Channel 8. She is also the host of News Channel 8’s High School Sports Final. She started her career in Washington as a community reporter for News Channel 8 where she also anchored weekend morning shows.
About Jana Sedlakova
Based in Washington, D.C., Jana Sedlakova was born and raised in the Czech Republic, where she studied Pedagogical school to be preschool teacher and also Social-Law school (equivalent to social working in USA).
Jana also contributes her time and resources in and around the Washington, D.C. community. She has produced and raise funds for many high-caliber events that make a difference in people’s lives. Some of her causes include Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Children’s National Medical Center, Fashion for Paws, We Will Survive Cancer, Men Against Breast Cancer, Arts for Autism, Pets to Vets and others.
Embassy of Austria
3524 International Court Northwest
Washington, DC 20008
AFTER PARTY to follow at L2 Lounge, located at 3315 Cady’s Alley, NW (enter courtyard at the intersection of 34th St & M).
3315 Cady’s Alley Northwest
Washington, DC 20007
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