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Rob and Kelly Lee with Kim and John Snedden

Ethan and Lindsay Drath with Chris and Allison Putula

Anne Polk, Angle Steever, Otto Hoernig, Mary Cull and Lizzy Conroy

Marc Schappell, Tom Anderson and Daryl Judy

Samantha Corrigan and Kerry Carlsen

CHILDREN’S HEARING & SPEECH CENTER COUNTRY BARBECUE

Drew Flood with Shannon and Lindsay Stroud

Villa Firenze | PHOTOSBYKYLESAMPERTON BBQANDBELLINIS Supporters of Children’s Hospital’s Hearing and Speech Center sipped bellinis and enjoyed the Rocklands Barbeque and Grilling Company’s mouthwatering specialties before dancing to the suave sounds of the Eric Felten Jazz Orchestra at the residence of the Italian ambassador. Rainy weather didn’t stop guests from dressing in their usual laidback-but-stylish aire — lots of Lilly Pulitzer colors worn by the ladies and “jazzy� jackets, ties and pants by the men.

Marnie Owens, Mae Haney Grennan and Howard Owens

Kate Collins and Brad Nelson

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Carla Sims and Frederic Yonnet

Robyn and Andre Wells

Adra Williams, LaToya Lewis and Kadreika Maiden

EVENTS BY ANDRE WELLS 10TH ANNIVERSARY

Carla Sims and Cheryl Masri and Frederic Yonnet Ann Walker Marchant

Deborah Kalkstein and Lynda Erkiletian

Malmaison | PHOTOSBYTONYPOWELL ANDRÉ’S DANCE PARTY: Aer planning more than 4,000 high-end events throughout his career, noted Washington party designer AndrĂŠ Wells celebrated 10 “amazingâ€? years in business with his very own private soirĂŠe. Accompanied by his wife, Robyn, “the love of my life,â€? the aable host treated friends, clients and event partners to a typically Wells-esque aair that included a three-course candle-lighted dinner, multiple toasts of bubbly and dancing to music by DJ Adrian Loving. Wells’ ďŹ rm, Events by AndrĂŠ Wells, was launched in 2004 and is nationally known for producing glamorous aairs for President Barack Obama’s inauguration and companies such as Walt Disney, BET, PBS, ABC and NBC. Other clients have included Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder and Smokey Robinson. His ďŹ rst gig? His own seventh birthday. “It was,â€? he recalled, “a big deal.â€? VIEWALLTHEPHOTOSATWWWWASHINGTONLIFECOM

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Washington Life Magazine - September 2013