Join the International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring
Confederation (IWIRC) annual luncheon scheduled for Thursday,
April 20 from 12:00 noon–2:00 p.m. This
outstanding women’s networking association will host a dynamic
keynote speaker and presentation of The Founders’ Awards. IWIRC
members ($65) and non-members ($75)
are encouraged to attend this event.
American College of Bankruptcy Luncheon
Bradley D. Belt is the Executive Director of the Pension Benefit
Guaranty Corporation, the government corporation that protects the
pension benefits of 44 million Americans. As the CEO of the PBGC, Mr.
Belt is responsible for agency operations and communication of the
government’s retirement security policy. Hear his speach on the
future of pensions in the U.S.; check the registration form. Tickets are
DC Nationals Baseball Game
After an impressive return to baseball last season, the DC Nationals
are back and ready to take on the Atlanta Braves. Attendees will depart
by motor coach on Friday, April 21 at 6:00
p.m. from the JW Marriott Hotel to RFK stadium. The
$60 fee includes ticket, transportation and
refreshments; mark the appropriate box on the registration form.
The Capitol Steps at the Ronald Reagan International
The Capitol Steps– a troupe of current and former congressional
staffers that monitors events and personalities on Capitol Hill, in the
Oval Office and in other centers of power and prestige–take a
humorous look at serious issues. Millions have enjoyed their
always-fresh material. Conference attendees and their guests are invited
to purchase tickets ($33 each) for a performance on
Friday, April 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the
Amphitheater of the Ronald Reagan International Trade Center. A limited
number of tickets are available; they will be distributed on a
first-come, first-served basis.
Wine Tasting Reception
Mark Phillips, Director of the Wine Tasting Association and host of
an hour-long PBS special airing in March, will lead this 90-minute
tasting, beginning with a brief overview of wine and followed by a
reception-style blind tasting of eight wine varietals. Whether you are
new to the wine scene or an oenophile, you’ll enjoy Mark’s
commentary and mingling with fellow wine lovers. Tickets are
$65 and can be purchased by marking the appropriate box
on the registration form.
ABI Endowment Fund Dinner at the National Museum of
the American Indian (invitation only)
The Smithsonian Institute’s National Museum of the American
Indian opened its doors to the public in 2004 and is dedicated to the
culture, art and history of Native peoples from around the Western
Hemisphere. A vast collection of over 800,000 Native objects spanning
10,000 years is assembled in this stunning building. The museum’s
Donor’s Lounge boasts unobstructed views of the nation’s
Capitol and breathtaking vistas of the National Mall. Invitations will
be sent to those who have contributed $5,000 and above to the Endowment
Fund between Dec. 5, 2005, and April 21, 2006. To make a contribution,
please call (703) 739-0800.
An Afternoon at Mount Vernon
The day begins on the grand estate of George and Martha Washington,
touring the Georgian mansion, plantation grounds, slave quarters,
greenhouse and exhibits on the grounds. Following Mount Vernon, you will
travel to Old Towne Alexandria for a riding tour of this historic town,
covering such sites as Gasdsby’s Tavern, Carlyle House and the Lee
Boyhood Home. Lunch will be enjoyed at a local restored tavern.
$110 per person includes all entrance fees,
transportation and lunch.