Gala in the Park

 

 

 

 

Announcing the 

2017 Gala in the Park

Celebrate History in Our Backyard

Saturday, May 20, 2017

6pm to Midnight

 

 

HONORARY CHAIR

Judy A. Greenberg

Director of The Kreeger Museum

 

HONOREES
First Lady Yumi Hogan

Visionary Award

 

Town of Glen Echo

Friend of Glen Echo Park Award

 
Richard Cook

Honorary Park Historian

 

EMCEE

Barbara Harrison

NBC4 Washington

 

MUSIC

The Tom Cunningham Orchestra

 
Tickets: $200 per person
Ticket includes reception, gourmet dinner, awards program, dancing,
and carousel rides. Tickets are tax-deductible above the $75 per person
cost of the dinner and entertainment. 
 
 
Thank you to everyone who supported the Gala. It was a great evening!
 

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.

 

 

 

 

Thank You to our Gala in the Park 2017 Sponsors

 

   GEICO        

 

 Trawick Foundation       

 

            

 

     Natello Communities

 

          

 

 

 

View the 2016 Carousel Memories Gala Photo Galleries here >>

 

Gala in the Park 2016 was 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 

 

 

                            

 

        

 

 

GALA IN THE PARK 2015 >>

GALA IN THE PARK 2014 >>

GALA IN THE PARK 2013 >>

 

GALA 2012 FEATURED IN THE WASHINGTON POST >>