Gala 2018 Program

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Saturday, April 21 In Support of: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Education


Congressional School 2018 Gala and Auction Thank you to all of our sponsors, donors, volunteers, and staff for assisting us in our Annual Gala and Auction. In particular, please join in celebrating the Gala and Auction Committee for their tremendous efforts to create such a memorable evening. Proceeds from THE CONGRESSIONAL DERBY will support campus‐wide improvements, including two state‐of‐the‐art design labs in the Big School, an updated design space in the Little School along with additional STEM resources, and professional development for faculty to best optimize the use of our new design lab and spaces. On behalf of all who teach and learn here, we appreciate your on‐going support of Congressional School. We encourage you to bid high and bid often this evening. Our children and faculty are the beneficiaries of your generosity and your support ensures that we are able to sustain our excellence for the future!

April 21, 2018 Fairview Park Marriott Hotel Falls Church, Virginia 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Registration Open Bar & Hors d ’Oeuvres Silent Auction Best of Live Raffle Derby Race Ticket Sales Party Boards

7:30 – 11:00 p.m. Welcome Remarks Derby Horse Race Seated Dinner Live Auction Dancing



The Heart Ball Chris Pryor and Jayne Shedd Congo Nights: A 70s Flashback! 2016 Tim Judkins and Debra Ciesar All that Glitters at the Congressional Supper Club 2015 Jim Frye and Tim Judkins A Gatsby Gala 2014 Jim Frye and Judy Lukehart MISSION POSSIBLE 2013 Jim Frye and Judy Lukehart Swing Into Spring 2012 Jayne Shedd (Jim Frye and Judy Lukehart, Event Chairs) A Walk in the Park 2011 Heather Oles and Donna Rein‐Begeny A Vision in Green 2010 Heather Oles and Donna Rein‐Begeny

A Night at the Races 2009 Debra Ciesar Lights‐Camera‐Auction! 2008 Jessica Clark and Debra Ciesar License to Thrill 2007 Linda Blau and Jessica Clark Puttin’ on the Glitz 2006 Linda Blau and Lisa Nimick International Night 2005 Mary Kelley and Eliska Westerlund Connecting the World 2004 Licia Dawe and Rosemarie Yuhasz Many Dreams, One Earth 2003 Michelle Fry and Rosemarie Yuhasz International Night 2002 Terri Adams International Night 2001 Tina Buch and Veronica Salpeas

2018 GALA AND AUCTION COMMITTEE CO‐CHAIRS – Chris Sobol and Nancy Walker


Debra Fabian

Meredith Mani

DECORATIONS – Debra Fabian Amy Bertles


Kathryn Browning Vicky Carmody Joana Ferreira de Carvalho

Caroline Katzin Jayne Shedd Kelly Zito


Samantha Ahuja Lisa Allen Amy Belicev Michelle Bon Salle Jennifer Davis Erica Evans Aisha Johnson

Amy Kang Matt Lenco Sofia Kasmeridi Meredith Mani Lauren Pryor Carly Schacknies Tracy Siegel


Ru (O’Dell) Buttner

Alyce Penn

Chris Pryor


Amy Kang

Chris Pryor

Chris Pryor


Tracy Siegel

Gala and Auction Committee 2018


Selection of Passed Hors d’ Oeuvres Melon Wrapped with Aged Prosciutto Wild Rice Pancake with Avocado Salsa Benedictine Spread on Sliced English Cucumber Seated Dinner Salad: Bibb Salad with Blue Cheese and Crumbled Bacon Ranch Dressing Choice of: Flank Steak with Bourbon Sauce Potato Gratin, Baby Carrots Tarragon Roasted Chicken With Tasso Gravy Seared Brussel Sprouts Sweet Potato and Quinoa Kale Ravioli Served with Basil Pesto Sauce (Gluten Free/Vegetarian Option) Dessert Vanilla Ice Cream with Oversized Cookie and Chocolate Drizzle Freshly Brewed Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee and a Selection of Herbal Teas Complimentary Top‐Shelf Open Bars Serving liquors, select wines, beer and soft drinks


Upon arrival, please check in at the registration table where you will receive your bid number and table assignment for the evening. If you do not have a credit card already registered you may register your credit card at check‐in. All purchases for the evening, including raffles and winning bids will be charged to the credit card on file.


Check‐out will be open beginning approximately 15 minutes following the end of the Live Auction through 11PM. At check‐out, you will receive the invoice for your purchases for the evening and may pick up the certificates and items that you won. Payment for all items is required at the conclusion of the Gala and Auction.


Win Dinner for Two!

Derby Horse Race Instructions $25 PER BET 1. Purchase a Race Card with Lapel Pin from a Bookie during the cocktail hour. The Race Card will list a random straight bet for 2 separate races. Multiple cards can be purchased to increase your odds of winning. 2. At the start of the Live Auction, there will be 2 exciting videotaped horse races. The auctioneer will ask all those holding a Race Card to stand at the start of the first race. 3. After the first race, all those who hold a Race Card listing the number for the winning horse should remain standing. All others sit down. 4. After the second race, the one person who holds the Race Card listing both the number of the winning horse from race one and the number of the winning horse from race two WINS!


Contributions received through April 16, 2018

Thank you to the following for underwriting Decorations at the Gala! Bill Page Honda Harvey, Pam, and Ryan Ernest ‘17

Thank you to the following for underwriting faculty and staff attendance at the Gala! Anonymous (3) Mr. and Mrs. Brian A. Amorosi P’18, ‘20 Mr. Curtis M. Anderson and Ms. Margaret L. Cummisky P ’09, ‘12 Mr. and Mrs. Ryan Davis P ’28, ‘30 Body Dynamics Inc. Mr. Philip Budwick and Ms. Sandra Buteau P’20 Café Tatti Mr. John J. Ellis and Ms. Christi R. Alexander P’24 Mr. Mark Hermans and Ms. Nazlin Bhimji P’19, ‘24 Mr. and Mrs. Edward Howard P’25, ‘29 Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Howard P ‘24 Mrs. Samantha Nolan and Mr. Randall L. Speck GP ’24, ‘26 Mr. and Mrs. George Odoom P ’10,’12,’18 Reading and Language Learning Center Mr. and Ms. Luis Renta P ‘29 Mr. Steve Shedd and Mrs. Jayne Shedd Mr. and Mrs. Jack Testa P’25 Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Walker P ’13, ‘18 Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Whittaker P’29

PARTY BOARDS Sign‐up Instructions

1. Party Boards are events for which you sign up individually to participate. For each Party Board, the event is described along with the date, time, restrictions, and the price per person. 2. You may sign up for as many parties as you wish to attend. Just write your name and bid number on any available line! 3. All parties have a limited number of spots available and they will be sold on a first come, first‐served basis.

Sign up per person to participate in these events.

Thank you to the donors of our Party Boards: John Cavanaugh Kate Fitzpatrick Gretchen Herbst Dan O’Neil

Sarah Philip Chris Pryor Jackie Rose Laura Short

Party Board #1

Prints and Pinot with Kate Fitzpatrick and Sarah Philip

Find your inner artist! During the session, our incredible Congressional School art teachers, Kate Fitzpatrick and Sarah Philip, will lead you through a fast and furious printmaking experience – step by step! Whether you are an aspiring Picasso or just looking for some fun and relaxation, you can play with colors and texture, and walk away with a new screen‐printed tote bag. Wine and cheese will be served to help support your creative instincts. Pinot, paints, and print ‐ make your way to frame‐ worthy fun! Saturday, June 2, 2018 from 5:30 to 8 PM in the Congressional School Art Room. This is an event for adults only. $100 per person. 8 persons maximum.

Party Board #2

Campus Campout with Chris Pryor and Laura Short

The Campus Campout Family Overnight is a night of fun‐ filled activities for you and your family. Spend quality time together camped out on the Congressional athletic field while participating in activities and games! Your hosts, Chris Pryor and Laura Short, will organize activities that are fun for all ages – camp fire, ghost stories, glow‐in‐the‐dark games, star viewing, and a night walk. Chris and Laura will provide dinner selections provided by a food truck on the field, followed by s’mores around the camp fire! Saturday, September 29 at 6 PM to Sunday, September 30 at 8 AM. (Rain date October 13, 2018). There must be at least 1 adult attending and responsible for every 3 children attending. $60 per person. 50 persons maximum

Party Board #3

Wine, Wit, Wisdom with John Cavanaugh

Join Mr. Cavanaugh for an evening of wine, conversation and storytelling. A 40+ year veteran teacher, Mr. Cavanaugh is known for his historical knowledge, wit and humor. During this one‐hour lecture, Mr. Cavanaugh will share some of his favorite stories, as well as, answer any of your questions. This special opportunity to join Mr. Cavanaugh in his classroom is available to current parents, alumni parents and alumni.

Wine and cheese will be served throughout the evening and no quizzes will be had at the conclusion. So, come learn a little something new and sit at the feet of a master!

Must be 21 years or older to attend.

Thursday, May 17 from 6:30 – 7:30 PM. Location: Congressional School $100 per person. 20 persons maximum.

Party Board #4

Pub Crawl

with Gretchen Herbst, Dan O’Neil, Chris Pryor, and Jackie Rose

Pub Crawl through Ballston! This will be a great day sharing laughs and jeers with your Congressional family. Meet at Rustico at 4 p.m. on Saturday, September 8. Your first beer at each pub will be covered. After hitting the first pub, our roving group with saddle up at A‐Town and Crafthouse prior to concluding our adventure at Mussel Bar & Grille around 7 p.m. Only adults over 21 eligible to attend so get your sitter now and let’s go hunting for the perfect pint together!

Restrictions: Only open to adults over the age of 21. First pint at each establishment will be covered along with a few appetizers. No transportation to / from bars included. Please drink responsibly.

Saturday, September 8 from 4 to 7 PM. $100 per person. Unlimited number of persons.


Thank you to the donors of our Silent Auction items.

Lisa Allen Photography Angelika Film Center Ashburn Ice House Chick‐fil‐A Mo Choumil P ‘28 Clay Café Studios Congressional School Riding Academy – Laura Short Cyclone Anaya’s Mexican Kitchen Drive Society Friends of Congressional School Gadsby’s Tavern Museum Lands’ End Darren Montgomery Monumental Sports and Entertainment Music & Arts Olde Towne Pet Resort Pev’s Paintball Potomac at Avenel Farm Tim Prestridge Chris Pryor P ’25, ‘27 Stabler‐Leadbeater Apothecary Museum Swatchroom TGI Friday’s The Claude Moore Colonial Farm The Home Depot TriVistaUSA Tropical Smoothie Café Vaughan & Bushnell Manufacturing Company Kevin and Nancy Walker P’13,‘18 Wine Awesomeness ZAVAZONE

SILENT AUCTION #1 Lisa Allen Photography ‐ Family Photoshoot Congressional School parent, Lisa Allen P’26,’29, is a British photographer who is truly passionate about her work. She speaks both English and French and has photographed families, weddings and events both in Europe and here in the U.S. This gift certificate entitles the owner to a one hour family portrait session and 20 digital images. By appointment only. Family photo session up to 1 hour. Expires October 1, 2018

Donor: Lisa Allen Photography Value: $250.00

#2 Laurel Canyon Concert Ukulele

The Laurel Canyon ukulele features a top made of select spruce providing a crisp sound that projects. Rosewood back and sides lend to the instrument’s extended warmth. The LUK‐70 looks polished with multi‐ply binding along with an abalone rosette and purfling. Open‐gear tuners are included for that classic feel and ease of tuning. Donor: Music & Arts Value: $110.00

#3 Washington Capitals (4) Game Tickets in a Catered Suite This one's for you, hockey fans! Attend a Caps game in style in a catered Capital One Arena suite with three friends. Hockey, food, friends ‐ what could be better? This item is a must for die hard Capitals fans! Four (4) tickets for a mutually agreed upon 2018‐2019 Washington Capitals game. The 2018‐2019 schedule will be released on or around 8/1/18. Donor: Monumental Sports & Entertainment Value: $500.00

#4 ZAVAZONE Child’s Explorer Birthday Party Treat your child to an Explorer Birthday Party at ZAVAZONE multi‐ attraction indoor adventure park in Sterling, VA, offering something for every member of the family, including parents! From trampolines to ninja warrior courses to jump slides and more, you really can have it all. The Explorer Birthday Party includes:  90 minutes of fun with non‐exclusive access to all activities  Final 30 minutes spent in a private party room with party host  ZAVAZONE T‐shirt for Guest of Honor  ZAVAZONE Jump Socks for each guest  Bottle of water per participant Trained ZAVAZONE coaches are always on duty to help guests safely push their physical bounds and have crazy fun in the process. Perfect for guests ages 5 to 105. Adventure awaits you! No outside food allowed, besides cakes or cupcakes. Reservations required subject to availability. Expires 4/21/19.

Donor: ZAVAZONE Value: $395.00

#5 Adult Riding Lessons ‐ 8 Private Sessions Riding is both fun and a good healthy activity. Whether you are new to riding, or want to get back into the sport, this is the perfect opportunity! Each lesson is tailored to the individual student. All levels are welcome, beginner to advanced! You’ll receive one 45‐minute private lesson per week for 8 weeks during Fall 2018.

Valid Fall 2018 only. This item is for ADULTS ONLY. One lesson per week, Monday through Friday at a mutually agreeable time within the riding program times: Monday‐ Friday 3:45‐6pm.

Donor: Laura Short – Congressional Riding Academy Value: $600.00

#6 FIX IT FELIX! For the Handyman in You! Spring is here and with it the season of honey‐do‐lists, home improvement and pet projects! This amazing tool kit will not only keep you fully equipped, it will make you look fearless and on top of your game! The set includes a Husky 20 in. Tread Plate Steel Hand Tool Box to hold a 14‐piece set of hammers from Vaughan & Bushnell Manufacturing Company. Vaughan & Bushnell Manufacturing Company has been designing and manufacturing hammers for over 135 years. Many of which are now accepted as basic hammer designs ‐ from the distinctive curve of the claw to the set of the handle and the shape of the head ‐ were introduced by Vaughan. The selection of items includes hammers, bars, and saws to meet every need. No exchanges.

Donors: Vaughan and Bushnell; The Home Depot Value: $300.00

#7 Wine Awesomeness 12‐month Wine Club Membership Every month the wine nerds, writers and editors at Wine Awesomeness join forces to comb the globe for three wines (red, white, or both!) and the stories behind them. Each delicious monthly shipment is an editorialized adventure through a theme, trend, educational concept or a part of the wine world. Whether it's a deep dive into overlooked Eastern European wines, a selection of bottles perfect for BBQ or a month devoted to showcasing the work of women winemakers. One box per month for 12 months, 3 wines in each box. Does not include tax.

Donor: Wine Awesomeness Value: $594.00

#8 Olde Towne Pet Resort 3‐Night Dog or Cat Stay and Deluxe Spa Bath Treat your best friend to a 3‐night stay at Olde Town Pet Resort in Springfield, VA, the most innovative pet resort in the nation. During the stay, your buddy will enjoy a canine suite flooded with sunlight, complete with a top‐of‐the‐line bed, freshly laundered cushions, night‐time lighting, and soothing music. Before heading home, he'll receive a salon bath with a customized shampoo treatment. Limit one per family. Cannot be sold nor combined with other offers. Expires 4/21/2019. Reservations required subject to availability. Black‐out dates apply. Reservations and proof of vaccinations required.

Donor: Olde Towne Pet Resort Value: $350.00

#9 Limited Edition by Maggie O'Neill "Lincoln" Maggie O’Neill is an artist, designer, and creative entrepreneur based in Washington, D.C. Her work is inspired by local landscapes and cultural icons, her travels abroad, notable women, and fashion. In 2012, Maggie had the honor of personally delivering a portrait to President Obama, and in 2014 her “DC Uncle Sam” was featured on the front page of The New York Times. Maggie O’Neill is best known for her iconic pop impressionistic paintings of iconic Washington, D.C., landmarks and people. Own a limited‐edition work entitled “Lincoln”. No exchanges.

Donor: Swatchroom Value: $200.00

#10 On‐the‐Go Summer Fun for Kids!

Have you started to put together your summer plans yet? Plan ahead with this tote full of on‐the‐go summer fun for kids! This tote is the ticket to keeping your children engaged, learning and active all summer long while also enjoying some delicious treats along the way. Get a jump start now on a fun summer for everyone! 

SIX Play Passes to Pev's Paintball ‐ Each play pass entitles the holder to complimentary use of rental equipment and/ or entry fees to the park for all day Walk‐On Play. 10 free smoothies at Tropical Smoothie Café ‐ Tropical Smoothie Cafe is conveniently located near Seven Corners at 6110 Arlington Blvd, Falls Church, VA 22044. University Mall Theatre ‐ Four (4) Movie Tickets ‐ If you're looking for the "best popcorn in the known universe," as well as a good movie, then these are for you! Four tickets to the movie of your choice at University Mall Theatres in Fairfax. The Claude Moore Colonial Farm at Turkey Run (McLean, VA) Family Membership ‐ Explore a piece of Virginia history with this Family Membership to the Claude Moore Colonial Farm at Turkey Run. This Membership allows you to enter the grounds free of charge for all regularly priced events Silver Diner ‐ $25 gift card ‐ There is something special about a diner; from nostalgic tabletop jukeboxes to comfortable booths to the friendly people. At Silver Diner you will experience warm and contagiously friendly people. Clay Cafe Studios ‐ 5 Studio Sessions (Falls Church, VA) ‐ This studio V.I.P. card is good for 5 Free Studio Sessions at Clay Cafe Studios, an award winning Paint‐Your‐Own‐Pottery and Glass Fusing studio. You pay for the pottery and the paint, glaze and firing is free! Gadsby's Tavern Museum (Alexandria, VA) Four Tickets ‐ Take a moment to journey back to the 18th‐century tavern and hotel where famous historical figures and everyday people dined and slept. You and 3 friends or family members will have a guided tour of the museum where prominent individuals including John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and James Monroe were entertained.

Jason's Deli ‐ $25 Gift Certificate ‐ From organic field greens to 100% antibiotic‐free chicken, their menu is bursting with fresh goodness.  Ashburn Ice House 5 Public Skate Admission Tickets ‐ Hit the ice! Grab a few friends and enjoy the morning or afternoon skating at Ashburn Ice House. These passes include your skate rental.  Stabler‐Leadbeater Apothecary Museum (Alexandria, VA) Four Tickets ‐ The Stabler‐Leadbeater Apothecary Museum is one of Alexandria's oldest continuously run businesses that combined retailing, wholesaling, and manufacturing.  TGI Fridays ‐ Two $10 Gift Certificates ‐ It can be Friday everyday! Use these two $10 promotional certificates to pick from TGI Fridays’ extensive Order online or dine in. Learn why it's always Friday.  Chick‐fil‐A Four (4) "Be Our Guest" Cards (Seven Corners, Falls Church, VA) ‐ Enjoy four (4) "Be Our Guest" cards, each for your choice of a Chick‐fil‐A Chicken Biscuit, a Sausage Biscuit, an Egg White Grill, or Chick‐n‐Minis 4 count. (Nothing says “good morning” quite like the Chick‐fil‐A Chick‐n‐Minis!).  Guide to Historic Alexandria Book ‐ Enjoy this Guide to Historic Alexandria. Written by William Seale, this is a wonderful guide for a tourist or the amateur historian.  Lands’ End Medium Solid Color Open‐Top Canvas Tote Bag ‐ The ultimate carry‐all! The Lands’ End iconic Canvas Tote withstands the test of time because of the details built into its genius design. Rugged 24‐oz. cotton canvas makes it endlessly durable while the bottom and handles are reinforced so it can support a heavy load, making it perfect as a beach bag, to carry your laptop, or whatever you require. A water‐resistant base and trim protect it (and your things) from dampness, so don’t worry about setting it down on a sidewalk after the rain. Pockets inside keep your smaller items easy to find and secure. Neatly‐stitched seams give it a clean look. See individual items for restrictions and expirations dates.

Donors: Lands’ End, Pev’s Paintball, Tropical Smoothie Café, The Claude Moore Colonial Farm, Clay Café Studios, Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, Ashburn Ice House, Stabler‐Leadbeater Apothecary Museum, TGI Fridays, Chick‐fil‐A Value: $665.00

#11 Live the Dream ‐ Drive a Porsche Boxter or 1969 Camaro for a Day! Have you ever wished to get behind the wheel of a dream car for an entire day? Let the Drive Society turn that dream into reality. Whether you choose the Porsche Boxter (PDK automatic) or 1969 Camaro (6 speed manual), you will be certain to indulge yourself, experience the luxury, and impress your date all while driving one of these two performance cars for a day. Drive Society is a private club for automotive enthusiasts. It is the only club in the Washington, DC area offering driving access to a garage of high performance vehicles. Certificate entitles owner to one day of driving either the Porsche Boxter or 1969 Camaro. Limit 200 miles. Pick Up from Arlington, VA. Driver must be at least 28 years old and able to pass a driving record and background check. Vehicle deductible applies. Expires 12/31/18.

Donor: Drive Society Value: $350.00

#12 Wine about Your House! Do you love where you live, but hate what you live in? Does your house feel outdated, cramped and dysfunctional? Michael and Deborah Sauri of TriVistaUSA, voted “Best Builder” in Arlington Magazine and featured on HGTV’s Curb Appeal, will bring wine and cheese, along with their creative thinking caps, for an enjoyable evening of creative brainstorming on better living solutions for your home. Expires April 2019. Non‐transferrable. Home must be within 10 miles of Congressional School.

Donor: TriVistaUSA – Michael and Deborah Sauri P ‘21 Value: $950.00

#13 Washington Capitals Jersey Signed by Nick Backstrom! This one's for you, hockey fans! This jersey has been signed by #19 Nicklas Backstrom! This is your opportunity to own a piece of the legend... Nicklas Backstrom is a Swedish professional ice hockey center and an alternate captain for the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League (NHL). Backstrom was selected fourth overall by the Capitals at the 2006 NHL Entry Draft and has since gone on to become Washington's all‐time franchise leader in assists. Whether you're looking to add to your collection of sports memorabilia or for what to wear to your next Caps game, this jersey is a must for die‐hard Capitals fans! No exchanges. Certificate of authenticity not provided.

Donor: Darren Montgomery Value: Priceless!

#14 Ukiyo‐e Woodblock Print by Kinisada Find a perfect place in your home for a beautiful, framed woodblock print, Ukiyo‐e, by Kinisada, also known as Toyokuni III. Kunisade was the most popular and successful designer of ukiyo‐e woodblock prints in 19th century Japan. The print comes with a certificate of authenticity. No exchanges.

Donor: Friends of Congressional School Value: $1,350.00

#15 TPC Potomac at Avenel Farms ‐ Golf for Four Don’t miss the opportunity for you and three friends to enjoy a round of golf, at the TPC Potomac at Avenel Farms Golf Club in Potomac, MD. This championship golf course, formerly known as TPC Avenel, was a familiar stop on the PGA TOUR for several years. TPC Avenel played host to past PGA TOUR events such as the Kemper Open, FBR Capital Open and Booz Allen Classic. The golf course enjoyed a historic renovation in 2008 under the direction of PGA TOUR Design Services and the result is a drastically different layout which showcases the natural rolling terrain, bentgrass tees, fairways and greens, fescue grasses and Scottish‐style bunkering. In 2010, TPC Potomac unveiled the golf course’s new look to the professionals by hosting the fifth major on PGA TOUR Champions, the Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship. At TPC Potomac, remarkable golf is just the beginning of an outstanding PGA TOUR experience! Certificate is valid anytime Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or after 12:00PM on Friday and weekends. Certificate includes Green Fees and Cart Fees. Players are responsible for Forecaddie Fees and the Forecaddie Gratuity (Recommended gratuity of $25‐$30 per player).Your round may be booked 10 days in advance of requested play. Subject to blackout dates. Expires March 24, 2019

Donors: Kevin and Nancy Walker P’13, ‘18, Potomac at Avenel Farms Value: $1,020.00

#16 Private Tour of NPR Headquarters in D.C. with "All Things Considered" or "Tiny Desk" concert Imagine... for you and one guest, a one of a kind, private tour of NPR Headquarters in Washington D.C. as a guest of NPR's Tim Prestridge (Director of Strategic Partnerships and Development Operations)! You may attend a live broadcast of either "All Things Considered" or a "Tiny Desk" concert. “All Things Considered” is the most listened‐to afternoon drive‐time news radio program in the country. Every weekday the two‐hour show is hosted by Audie Cornish, Ari Shapiro, and Mary Louise Kelly. During each broadcast, stories and reports come to listeners from NPR reporters and correspondents based throughout the United States and the world. “Tiny Desk” Concerts is a video series of live concerts hosted by NPR Music at the desk of All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen. The first Tiny Desk Concert came about in 2008 after Boilen and NPR Music editor Stephen Thompson left a bar show frustrated that they couldn't hear the music over the crowd noise. Thompson joked that the musician, folk singer Laura Gibson, should just perform at Boilen's desk. A month later Boilen arranged for her to do just that, making an impromptu recording and posting it online. This is an experience you and your guest will not forget! Maximum 2 people (winner plus guest). Non‐transferable, mutually agreed upon date, time restricted to 3 PM ‐ 5 PM for All Things Considered; Tiny Desk times vary.

Donor: Tim Prestridge Value: Priceless!

#17 D.C. United Opening Day 2018 – Club Level Seats Soccer fans will get a kick out of this item! Be in the stands on opening day at Audi Field, the new home of D.C. United, the most decorated franchise in U.S. soccer history and the most championed professional team in the District of Columbia. You’ll watch from 2 Club Level (Premium) seats as D.C. United takes the pitch again the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday, July 14 at 7 PM. This opportunity includes 2 tickets along with food, beverages, beer and wine. Two Club Level tickets in Section C8, Row 5, Seats 3‐4. No exchanges.

Donors: Mo Choumil P ‘28 and Chris Pryor P ’25, ‘27 Value: $250.00

#18 Dinner and a Movie Spend an evening out with your special someone! Begin the evening at Cyclone Anaya's Mexican Kitchen located in the Mosaic District and serving world class Mexican food and drinks in an engaging, modern atmosphere. Following dinner, take in a movie at the nearby Angelika Film Center, a state‐of‐the‐art boutique cinema featuring the latest in digital projection and sound technology, plush velour stadium‐designed seating, and a cutting‐edge theatrical environment. $100 gift card to Cyclone Anaya's Mexican Kitchen to the Mosaic District. Angelika admission price and applicable taxes are prepaid and tickets expires on December 31, 2022

Donor: Cyclone Anaya’s Mexican Kitchen, Angelika Film Center Value: $129.00


Thank you to the following donors of our Live Auction items. Avis Rent a Car Blackwall Hitch Boqueria Derek Bowley Gail Strickler/Brookfield Assoc. Brio Tuscan Grill Ru (O’Dell) Buttner Café Bonaparte Café Oggi Capitol Steps Productions, Inc. CapX Solutions Nate and Vicky Carmody P’18 Chef Geoff Clyde’s Restaurant Group Congressional School Copperwood Tavern Eddie V’s Prime Seafood Dixon Edwards, III Gala and Auction Committee Gene Giammittorio Lt. General Charles Hooper P ‘25 Jiffy Lube Live

Joe’s Seafood La Madeleine La Sandia Legal Sea Foods Lyon Hall Janet Marsh P ‘18 Sam Mom Nostos Restaurant Dan O’Neil P ’23, ’25, ‘28 Palette 22 Pennsylvania 6 Restaurant Chris and Lauren Pryor P’25, ‘27 Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse Seasons 52 Sfizi Café Laura Short P ‘29 Christine Sobol P ’17, ‘24 The Capital Grille The Hay‐Adams The Ritz‐Carlton Tysons Corner Virtue Feed and Grain


BEST OF LIVE RAFFLE What is Best of Live?

ONE Lucky Winner gets first pick of ONE Live Auction item of his or her choice for only $100!

What could I win? California Uncorked!

Dinner for 8

Feeding Frenzy

A Horse with No Name?

Outer Banks (NC) Beach House for Spring

Private Tour of the Pentagon with Lt. General Charles Hooper

A Day in the Life

Rocky Mountain Retreat

Unique wines with high quality ratings

Name the newest member of our herd

Date Night

Four exceptional dates for the year ahead

Catered by Chef Extraordinaire, Derek Bowley

Break 2019

Video Documentary of 1 student

An assortment of 15-20 restaurants

5 day/ 4 night stay in Breckenridge, Colorado

Home Run Derby and MLB All-Star Game

Dallas Cowboys vs Redskins in Dallas: LIVE

Rocks, Puddles, & Mud with Dan, Gene & Sam: Adult Adventure


Be the Boss

International Gold Cup

2 tickets to each event

2 tickets and your choice of 2 dates at the Kennedy Center

AUCTION ONLY. Not in Best of Live. Head of School for the Day for 1 student

Hospitality tent on the south rail for 30 people

How does it work? Each ticket costs $100**. One Live Auction item is chosen when a ticket is purchased. The winning ticket will be drawn just before the Live Auction on April 21st. The winner walks away with their chosen item, which will be immediately removed from the Live Auction. Only 75 Best of Live Tickets will be sold. More than one ticket per person may be purchased. **You DO NOT have to be present at the Gala to win. If your ticket is drawn, your pre-selected item will be removed from the Live Auction.



1. Live Auction bidding will begin according to the published Event Schedule. 2. Items available for bid during the Live Auction are listed in the event catalog or addendum. We have endeavored to be accurate in the catalog descriptions; however, all items are sold “as is”. 3. To bid on an item, signal your bid by raising your Bid Paddle; wait for recognition from the auctioneer or an auction official. Valid bids must equal or exceed the opening bid or increase bid as announced by the auctioneer. 4. A bid acknowledged by the auctioneer is a legal contract to purchase the item. 5. The highest bidder at the time the auctioneer declares the bidding closed wins the item. 6. All aspects of the Live Auction, including resolving questions of priority and procedures, will be determined by the auctioneer whose decision on all matters will be final.

LIVE AUCTION ITEMS #1 California Uncorked ‐ Unique Wines Hand‐selected with High Quality Ratings You will surely be the “toast of the town” when you leave with this mini wine cellar! Included in this package are 12 bottles of wine that will improve your cellar with a lovely selection of premium red and white varietals from the wine regions of California. All vintages in the collection score a minimum of 90 points. You’ll be sure to enjoy:  Pinot Noir, Brewer‐Clifton, 2014 Sta. Rita Hills, California ‐ 90 points  Meritage, Taken From Granite, 1996 Sierra Foothills, California ‐ 90 points  Cabernet Sauvignon, Taken From Granite, 1997 Sierra Foothills, California ‐ so unique, not rated  Syrah, Central Coast Group Effort ‘Names’, 2012 Santa Barbara, California – 94 points  Cabernet Sauvignon, Freemark Abbey ‘50th Anniversary’ 2013, Napa Valley, California – 92 points  Cabernet Sauvignon, La Jota, 2014 Napa Valley, California – 95 points  Cabernet Sauvignon, Mount Peak ‘Sentinel’ 2014 Napa/Sonoma, California ‐ 95 points  Cinsault, Scholium Project ‘1MN’, 2015 Lodi, California ‐ 95 points  Petite Sirah Blend, Scholium Project ‘Gardens of Babylon, 2014 Lodi, California ‐ 90 points  Merlot, Shafer ‘TD‐9’, 2015, Napa Valley, California ‐ 94 points  Cabernet Sauvignon, Trefethen 2014, Napa Valley, California ‐ 94 points  Pinot Noir, Sanguis ‘Loner R12‐a’ 2012, Sta. Rita Hills, California – 93 points Donor: Gala and Auction Committee Value: $847.00

#2 A Horse with No Name? Name the Horse! There’s something magical about naming a horse. When naming a horse, you want to choose a name that will be the perfect fit. Congressional School’s newest horse needs a name, and this is a special opportunity for your child to NAME THE HORSE! The equine staff is handing the “creative reins” over to your family and giving your child the chance to name the newest four‐legged member of our community! This horse is a male (gelding), 9 years old, flaxen chestnut (reddish brown (chestnut) body, with a blonde (flaxen) mane and tail), and stands about waist‐high (to an adult) at the shoulder. He’s also super curious . . . he’s the first one to walk over and say hi to a new person, or to stick his nose somewhere that it doesn’t belong ‐ like the tack room! In additional to bestowing a name on our horse, your child will receive a private 30‐minute lesson, will have a photo opportunity with the horse, and will be front‐and‐center as the new horse will be the “featured horse” at the equine departure event in October as our herd heads to their winter stables. The name must be appropriate for our community, may not be the name of another horse already in our community, and is subject to approval by the equine staff. Private lesson at a mutually agreeable date and time before October 31, 2018.

Donors: Congressional School, Laura Short P ‘29 Value: Priceless!

#3 We've Got Date Night Covered! The romance! The excitement! The time to reconnect! Date Night is so important for so many reasons. Let us take the hard part out of planning date night. Enjoy these four fabulous dates over the course of the coming year.  Date Night #1: Ritz Carlton Tysons Corner Weekend Night Stay PLUS Wine Pairings Dinner at Eddie V’s (Tysons)  Date Night #2: Jiffy Lube Live Outdoor Concert with $100 towards a La Madeleine Picnic (Bristow)  Date Night #3: Capitol Steps Performance with $100 towards a dinner at Pennsylvania 6 Restaurant (DC)  Date Night #4: Luxury Sedan for 3 hours from Sunny's Worldwide Chauffeured Transportation with $100 to Boqueria (DC) See individual certificates for restrictions and expiration dates. Donors: The Ritz‐Carlton Tysons Corner, Eddie V’s, Jiffy Lube Live, La Madeleine, Capitol Steps, Pennsylvania 6 Restaurant, Christine Sobol P ’17, ‘24, Boqueria Value: $1,308.00

#4 Take Us Out to the Park ‐ 2018 Major League Baseball All‐Star Game!

With the 2018 All‐Star Game set to return to the nation's capital for the first time in nearly 50 years, this item will hit it out of the park! The 2018 Major League Baseball All‐Star Game will be the 89th Major League Baseball All‐Star Game. The game will be hosted by the Washington Nationals and will be played at Nationals Park on July 17, 2018. Be there for the T‐Mobile Home Run Derby on July 16 and cheer on your favorites as the stars come out Monday night to crush home runs out of Nationals Park. On Tuesday night, attend the All‐Star Game as baseball’s premier performers – as voted by fans, managers and plays – all take the field at once to celebrate America’s National Pastime, the National League vs American League showdown. You’ll receive 2 tickets at either the lower or club level (as determined by the donor) between 1st base and 3rd base, a prepaid parking pass for each of the 2 nights, and a $500 gift certificate to cover food and snacks. Don’t miss this great opportunity! Seat location will be determined by donor in June 2018.

Donor: CapX Solutions Value: $5,000.00

#5 Hamilton at the Kennedy Center 2 tickets – Your Choice of Dates! Go back to the era of the Founding Fathers with Lin‐Manuel Miranda’s inventive Tony‐winning musical, winner of 11 Audience Choice Awards. Hamilton is a sung‐ and rapped‐through musical about the life of American Founding Father, Alexander Hamilton, with music, lyrics, and book by Lin‐Manuel Miranda, inspired by the 2004 biography Alexander Hamilton by historian Ron Chernow. Notably incorporating hip‐hop, rhythm and blues, pop music, soul music, traditional‐style show tunes, and color‐conscious casting of non‐ white actors as the founding fathers and other historical figures, the musical achieved both critical acclaim and box office success. “Hamilton is the most exciting and significant musical of the decade. Sensationally potent and theatrically vital, it is plugged straight into the wall socket of contemporary music…” Review by Terry Teachout from The Wall Street Journal. See it during its exclusive run at the The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts! Your choice of two tickets for Saturday evening, July 7, 2018 at 7:30 PM, Orchestra N‐21 and N‐23 or Friday evening, September 14, 2018 at 7:30 PM, Orchestra O‐22 and O‐24. May not be exchanged.

Donor: Congressional School Value: $400.00

#6 Catered Dinner for 8 by Chef Extraordinaire, Derek Bowley Congressional’s own Derek Bowley, teacher, musical director and chef extraordinaire, will delight you and your guests with a magnificent 4‐ course meal in the comforts of your own home. Everything about this unique dining experience will be customized to your liking. You'll pick the date (Fall 2018), you'll invite your best friends, and you'll pick the region of cuisine. Derek will then craft a culinary experience that only he can deliver ‐‐ sourcing the freshest ingredients and treating you to the best "home cooked" meal that you have tasted in a long while. Don’t miss this opportunity to host a memorable evening marked by exquisite food and great company! Catered dinner is for a mutually agreeable date in the Fall 2018. Maximum 8 persons total. Four weeks’ notice requested.

Donor: Derek Bowley Value: Priceless!

#7 Outer Banks NC Beach House for Spring Break 2019! Pack your bags and enjoy Spring Break 2019 in the Outer Banks at this fabulous 8 bedroom, 6.5 bath semi‐oceanfront home in Pine Island, Corolla, North Carolina. The house offers a hot tub, game room with pool table, gourmet kitchen and so much more ‐ it can sleep up to 25 people! Congressional Spring Break 2019 will be the week of April 15‐19. This is a perfect get‐away for multiple families to share or a great venue for hosting extended family. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience the Outer Banks’ seaside charm! Available Spring Break 2019 only.

Donor: Nate and Vicky Carmody P ‘18 Value: $3,500.00

#8 “A Day in the Life” School Day Video Documentary Time disappears in the blink of an eye, especially when it comes to watching your child grow up. Wouldn't it be great to capture your child in action at school and preserve those moments forever? "A Day in the Life" keepsake video documentary will allow you to do just that! “A Day in the Life” . . . Ru (O’Dell) Buttner, Digital Communications Specialist, will film your child in his or her world, creating a compilation of engaging footage from the majority of subjects in your child’s school day. Set to music and featuring a special interview with the student, the final video (8‐10 minutes) will be a wonderful glimpse in your child’s day and a memento that you will hold dear to your heart years from now. You will receive a video featuring a Day in the Life of one Congressional student. Limited to children enrolled at Congressional School during the 2018‐2019 school year. Use during the Fall 2018.

Donor: Ru (O’Dell) Buttner Value: Priceless!

#9 Redskins vs Cowboys in Dallas!

Whether you are a fan of the Redskins or the Cowboys, this is one item that you won’t want to miss! This is a complete package for 4 persons to see the Redskins battle the Cowboys in Dallas! At game time, you’ll enjoy prime viewing, plush seating, and catering with 4 suite passes to see the Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys take the field at AT&T Stadium in Dallas for the big matchup! Prior to the game, you’ll be on the field as

guests of Dixon Edwards, III to watch the Redskins and Cowboys warm up for the game. Dixon Edwards is a former star linebacker for the Dallas Cowboys. During his 5 seasons with the Cowboys, Edwards helped the team win 3 Super Bowls, playing as a starter in Super Bowl XXVIII and Super Bowl XXX. While in Dallas you’ll stay comfortably in two 4‐star hotel rooms for 3 nights each (to be determined after the game date is published). Avis Rent a Car has provided a certificate to use towards a car rental for your use; park conveniently at the stadium with the included stadium parking pass. Valued at $10,000.00, this is a once‐in‐a‐lifetime experience! Time with a Super Bowl winner and field passes cannot be bought! Date of game and hotel to be determined when schedule is published by NFL. Two hotel rooms for 3 nights each. Avis Rent a Car $100 certificate. Game tickets may not be resold.

Donors: Dixon Edwards, III, Avis Rent a Car, Hotel TBD Dream Value: $15,000.00

#10 Be the Boss ‐ Head of School for the Day! Here's the chance for your child to really rule the roost! As Head of School, your child will begin his or her "work" day by greeting students at the front entrance and leading the morning gathering. The Head of School will conduct a golf cart tour of the school grounds to inspect the facilities and enjoy a power lunch with Ms. Marsh. Your child will have the opportunity to make an "executive order" declaring a special event for the day ‐ maybe a free dress day or extra recess? The day's events will be captured in photographs and memorialized in a photo album for your family to remember for years to come. Package available during the 2018‐2019 school year. Limited to students (Preschool – Grade 8) at Congressional School.

Donor: Congressional School Value: Priceless!

#11 Feeding Frenzy The “Feeding Frenzy” is your chance to take home a gift card or certificate from a great restaurant and support Congressional School at the same time. The auctioneer at the Gala and Auction will give you details on how the game is played.  The Hay‐Adams Sunday Brunch for Two ‐ $180 value  Palette 22 Passport for 4 with a Bottle of Sangria ‐ $160 value  Blackwall Hitch Sunday Brunch for Four ‐ $160 value  Lyon Hall Arlington Gift Certificate ‐ $150 value  Nostos Restaurant Gift Certificate ‐ $100 value  Café Oggi Dinner for Two ‐ $100 value  Chef Geoff Dinner for Two ‐ $100 value  Seasons 52 Tysons Corner Gift Cards ‐ $100 value  Sfizi Café Gift Card ‐ $100 value  Joe’s Seafood Prime Steak & Stone Crab Gift Card ‐ $100 value  Ruth’s Chris Steak House Arlington, VA Gift Card ‐ $100 value  Capital Grille Gift Card ‐ $100 value  Brio Tuscan Grill Certificate ‐ $100 value  Copperwood Tavern Gift Cards ‐ $75 value  Café Bonaparte Gift Card ‐ $75 value  Virtue Feed and Grain Gift Certificate ‐ $50 value  La Sandia Gift Certificate ‐ $50 value  Clyde’s Restaurant Group Gift Certificate ‐ $50 value  Legal Sea Foods, Inc. Gift Card ‐ $50 value Donors: Respective Restaurants Value: As indicated per restaurant

#12 Private Tour of the Pentagon with Lt. General Charles Hooper P’25 Experience an exclusive insider tour of the Pentagon led by Lieutenant General Charles Hooper, Director of the Defense Security Cooperation Agency. This unique experience will include a guided tour and lunch inside the Executive Dining Room for up to 5 people. Lt. General Hooper has served in command and staff assignments in the U.S. Army Armor Center, the 25th Infantry Division, the 82nd Airborne Division and the U.S. Army Recruiting Command. He is the now the senior U.S. Army Foreign Area Officer with extensive experience in security cooperation, security assistance and military attaché experience. The Pentagon, the headquarters of the United States Defense Department, is one of the world's largest office buildings. Designed and built in 1943, it houses nearly 23,000 military and civilian employees and about 3,000 non‐ defense support personnel workers. It has five sides, five floors above ground, two basement levels, and five ring corridors per floor with a total of 17.5 miles of corridors. The Pentagon surrounds a five‐acre central plaza. Enjoy this unique opportunity to learn about the Pentagon, a potent symbol of America's military strength with family members of all generations. This weekday tour is available on a mutually agreeable date through June 2019. Minimum 4 weeks’ notice required. Maximum 5 people. Minimum age 8 years old. Note: Extensive walking required during the tour. Donor: Lt. General Charles Hooper P ‘25 Value: Priceless!

#13 Rocky Mountain Retreat ‐ 4 night stay at BlueSky Breckenridge 5 day/ 4 night stay at Bluesky Breckenridge, a 5 star hotel in Breckenridge, CO. This 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo (unit #516) is available (subject to availability and existing reservations) between 5/28/18 ‐ 11/15/18. Located in the coveted Tyra Snowflake neighborhood, BlueSky Breckenridge offers surpassing quality and sophistication in its design, décor and amenities. The BlueSky Resort offers spacious Breckenridge condominiums nestled in beautiful alpine surroundings and located a short walking distance away from the heart of Breckenridge. Each vacation rental is unique in design and décor, but all feature chic alpine elegance with all the comforts of home. Guests of BlueSky Breckenridge appreciate the exceptional amenities, stylish design and impeccable attention to detail. With only 52 refined residences, this boutique resort is a luxurious and intimate property. Also located on premises, The Spa at Breckenridge provides guests with an unforgettable spa experience, focusing on restoring energy while inspiring spirit and well‐being. This full‐service spa is open daily, offering a wide range of massage services, skincare, manicures and pedicures performed by highly trained professionals. Additional resort amenities include a concierge desk, outdoor heated pool, outdoor hot tubs, complimentary on call shuttle, exercise room and meeting space. Available between 5/28/18 ‐ 11/15/18; reservations required subject to availability and existing reservations. Unit #516.

Donor: Gail Strickler/Brookfield Associates, LLC Value: $2,400.00

#14 Mud, Puddles and Rocks Adult Adventure with Gene, Dan, and Sam

Join Mud, Puddles and Rocks “King”, Gene Giammittorio, along with his two side‐kicks, Dan O’Neil and Sam Mom, for a real adult adventure in the Northern Neck of Virginia. Congressional’s 40‐acre campus is awesome for exploring for kids, but this trio wants to take you on a weekend for the ages. Starting on Friday night, you’ll make the trek down to your compound for the weekend at Shenandoah Cottage – 5 bedroom home on the water. On Saturday, you’ll choose how to spend the day: Boating, Four Wheeling, Jet Skiing, Saltwater and/or Freshwater Fishing OR you can do all of them. The hub of the activity will center around Coles Point Marina. After a busy day out, Chef Dan will cook up a delicious meal on the grill and you’ll unwind around a fire and celebrate your success with a few fireworks. Sunday morning will bring about a hearty breakfast to recover from a day of exploration and then you’ll pack up and head back to Northern Virginia to prepare for reality to set back in on Monday. Mutually Agreeable Date. Maximum 5 persons looking for a weekend adventure.

Donors: Gene Giammittorio, Sam Mom, Dan O’Neil P ’23, ’25, ‘28 Value: Priceless!

#15 International Gold Cup Hospitality Tent on the South Rail for 30 People Head to Great Meadow in The Plains, Virginia on Saturday, October 27th, for the 91st Running of the International Gold Cup! Invite 30 of your closest friends to enjoy an afternoon of tailgating, socializing, terrier race exhibitions, fancy hats and pari‐mutuel horse racing. There are 5 steeplechase and 4 flat races, highlighted by the $75,000 Gold Cup race ...The big race is contested at the distance of 3 1/2 miles over timber fences and carries a purse of about $90,000. Other steeplechase and flat stakes are on the program and there is pari‐mutuel betting on all races. Enjoy up‐close viewing where you will feel the horses thundering hooves as they race by your tent next to prestigious Members Hill. You’ll receive tickets for a RAIL 1 South Tent which will accommodate up to 30 guests in a 15’x15’ tent on Rail 1, an 8’x15’ picketed patio (front), 15 race programs, 1 reserved car pass, 3 general car passes and 6 Members Hill badges. Bring your chairs and a picnic lunch. The Pryors and Janet will provide a snack and beverage basket to energize you throughout the day. Races run rain or shine ‐ no rain date.

Donors: Janet Marsh P ’18, Chris and Lauren Pryor P ’25, ‘27 Value: $1,200.00

#16 Raise the Paddle! Please raise your paddle to support Congressional School, our children, faculty and facilities with a fully tax‐ deductible donation. All funds raised by this year’s Gala will support campus‐wide STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) initiatives for our young learners including: 

Two State‐of‐the‐Art Design Labs in the Big School that will be used for science, engineering, and any projects needing fabrication, kindergarten through 8th grade. A Design Space in the Little School to provide construction elements, age‐appropriate robots, and additional design resources where students can tinker and begin building their critical thinking foundation. Opportunities for continued education for faculty in Maker education and project‐based learning in order to continue deepening the educational experience for our young learners and to optimize the use of our new design lab and spaces.

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