DC Nonprofit to Honor Catherine Merrill Williams at Annual Gala – Media Personality Tommy McFly of 94.7 Fresh FM and WUSA9 to Emcee Evening’s Festivities
Washington, DC – Fair Chance is in preparations for its highly anticipated Butterfly Bash fundraising celebration this November. The nonprofit organization committed to improving the lives of children in DC’s most underserved communities will host its annual Fair Chance Butterfly Bash on Friday, November 6 at 7:00 p.m. at the National Museum of Women in the Arts. This year’s event will honor Catherine Merrill Williams, President and Publisher of Washingtonian Media, for her dedication to youth-serving nonprofits in Washington. Morning talk show host of 94.7 Fresh FM’s The Tommy Show and host of the entertainment news segment The McFly Report on WUSA9 Tommy McFly has been tapped as this year’s event emcee.
“Fair Chance strengthens the sustainability and performance of community-based nonprofits to achieve life-changing results for children and youth living in poverty,” says Executive Director Gretchen Van der Veer. “Since 2002 we have worked with over 90 nonprofits in DC serving a collective 80,000 children and youth. Because of Fair Chance, these organizations are able to increase the number of children they serve and revenues raised by 50%. Fair Chance is a cost-effective way to multiply positive results for children and youth in our city’s most underserved neighborhoods.”
The Fair Chance Butterfly Bash will welcome more than 700 guests and 50 corporate sponsors for an evening of cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, live music and dancing. For more information on Fair Chance or the Butterfly Bash, please visit: www.fairchancedc.org, or call 202-467-2421.
WHO:        Fair Chance
WHAT:      2015 Fair Chance Butterfly Bash  
                  Cocktails, Hors d’oeuvres and Dancing
                  Cocktail Attire
                  Ticket Price: $175 in advance / $190 after Oct. 24
                  Sponsorships: $2,500 – $25,000
                  Information on tickets/sponsorships: www.fairchancedc.org
WHEN:      Friday, November 6
7:00 p.m.
WHERE:    National Museum of Women in the Arts
                     1250 New York Avenue
                     Washington, DC 20005
                     Valet Parking
Contact:     Matt Hagan matt@bulldogpublicrelations.com  
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About Fair Chance
Fair Chance improves the lives of children living in Washington, DC’s most underserved communities by selecting promising, youth-serving nonprofits and providing them with comprehensive expertise in organizational management for up to two years. Their partnership model results in stronger organizations and significant and lasting benefits for the children they serve. Learn more at www.fairchancedc.org.

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