2013 Wolf Trap Ball Surpasses $1.25 Million Fundraising Goal

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French ambassador François Delattre and his wife, Sophie L’Hélias-Delattre with president and CEO of the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, Arvind Manocha. Photo: Camille Cintron

French Ambassador François Delattre and wife, Sophie L’Hélias-Delattre with President and CEO of the Wolf Trap Foundation, Arvind Manocha

The 2013 Wolf Trap Ball took place on Saturday, September 21, at the Filene Center stage at Wolf Trap Park in Vienna, Va. The French Embassy and the National Park Service partnered with the Wolf Trap Foundation to present the event. The black-tie ball was co-chaired by Sean O’Keefe of EADS North America and Wolf Trap Foundation Board member,  as well as the foundation’s Board Alumna Karen Schaufeld and Wolf Trap Associates Board Member Kimberly H. Stewart.

Prior to the event, the foundation surpassed its fundraising goal of $1.25 million in support of its artistic and educational programs. A cocktail reception started off the night, with a WTOC performance by Mireille Asselin and speeches by Wolf Trap Foundation President and CEO, Arvind Manocha, and the Ambassador of France, Francois Delattre. The evening concluded with dinner and dancing.

Distinguished guests also included Anne Anderson, the Ambassador to Ireland, Jim Moran, Congressman, D-VA 8th District, Barbara Comstock, Delegate, R – 34th District and Pat Herrity, Supervisor Springfield District.

To read our interview with Sean O’Keefe about the 2013 Wolf Trap Ball, click here.

Photo credit to Neshan Naltchayan.

 

2013 Wolf Trap Gala

Bobbie Kilberg, Wolf Trap Foundation Board Chair John C. Lee IV, Sonny Small, Tina Small


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