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Make-A-Wish Young Professionals Council Launch Party

Date

September 19, 2013

Make-A-Wish® Mid-Atlantic's Young Professionals Council Launch Party 

Washington, D.C. (September 19, 2013)– Make-Wish Mid-Atlantic announced the Young Professionals Council (YPC) will kick off the autumn social calendar with the first annual “Night Under the Stars” event in downtown Washington D.C. Media are invited to attend.

Who: The Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic Young Professionals Council and other D.C. metro-area professionals, friends and supporters. 

What: As the council’s inaugural networking event, “Night Under the Stars” will raise funds to help grant the wishes of local children facing life-threatening medical conditions. The evening will include a silent auction featuring packages from local vendors, light fare, drinks and entertainment. Guests will also have an opportunity to connect with local, active young professionals, support Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic and share their experience via social media displayed by Cliqued TV.

Where: Jones Day Building, 51 Louisiana Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20001

When: Saturday, October 19, 2013, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Why: The Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic Young Professional Council is an inaugural group of passionate, charitable, engaged and talented young professionals with the common goal of granting the wishes of local children. In order to support the mission of Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic, the YPC will host a variety of networking events and fundraisers to spread awareness and raise money for local wishes.

Thank you to event sponsors: Jones Day, CAG Truck Capital, Arena Graphics, Labrozzi Studios, Ginny Filer, Magic by Geo and Ira Ostrowski.


About Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic

Make-A-Wish grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic serves children who reside in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland and Northern Virginia. Founded in 1983, the Mid-Atlantic chapter is celebrating its 30th Anniversary this year and has granted more than 7,800 wishes in the Mid-Atlantic region since its inception. For more information, please visit: www.midatlantic.wish.org.

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