Wharton Club of DC Members & Guests Are Invited to this Prestigious International Gala

Your special opportunity to attend and meet the other special guests from the supporting Embassies. Over cocktails and dinner, famed architect Daniel Libeskind and Lt. Col. (Ret.) James “Maggie” Megellas, World War II veteran & most decorated officer in the history of 82nd Airborne Division, will share reflections on the importance of memory as we approach the monumental 75th anniversary of the conclusion of World War II.

To get some of the flavor and impact of this historic evening, you may want to watch this brief video: CLICK HERE.

Here's more information about this massive, international effort to recognize and remember the valor and sacrifice involved in the Allies' liberation of Europe: CLICK HERE.





















Register: Wharton Club Members & Guests: 100/person, inclusive (Reception, Dinner, Festivities, Networking) for what would normally be $150/person ticket. Non-Members: 150/person

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For security reasons, all guests must register in advance in order to attend. Your name will be on list at the Embassy entrance at 4101 Reservoir Road, NW.

We hope to see you on October 23 as we keep the memory of World War II alive, realizing that freedom can never be taken for granted. Together, we will honor and bear witness. Together, we remember.

Cocktail Attire

Parking: Free on-street parking after 6:30 pm. Also, paid parking at Georgetown Hospital Garage across the street.

Menu being prepared by the Café Descartes, the exclusive catering company of the French Embassy.:

Reception will feature a selection of warm and cold canapés.

Dinner Menu:
Selection of each course from the following choices:
Terrine of Eggplant and Tomato
Foie Gras Opéra, Mâche, Port Gelée
Warm Goat Cheese Salad
Main Course
Surf and Turf: Beef Tenderloin and Branzino, Bordelaise Sauce with Green Beans Provençals and Pommes Châteaux
Duck Breast, Orange Sauce, Dauphine Potatoes
Fillet of Red Snapper, Petits Légumes Glacés, Sauce Vierge
Dessert Buffet


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Monday, 10/23/17 at 6:30pm - 10:30pm | iCal


La Maison Fran├žaise / The Embassy of France
4101 Reservoir Road, NW
Washington, DC 20007 USA

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Steven Appel
Kathryn Appel Appel
Michael Pocalyko
  Special Investigations Ltd.
Barbara Snelbaker Pocalyko
  Enterprise Applications, Inc.
Courtney Jenkins
  Bernstein Global Wealth Management
Beth Tressler
  Bernstein Global Wealth Management
Robin Phillips
Tim Thomas
Marvin Petry
  Stites & Harbison
Marilyn Petry
William F Kistner
Roma Brodecki
Anne Lantry
Alan Schlaifer
  Wharton School Club of DC
Julian Wilson
John Gennace
  American Legion
Suzan French Gennace
Marya Pickering
  Vertical Jobs
Jason Stern
  Braddock Communications
Jean-Francois Orsini
  Wharton School Club of DC
Karen Simons
Shelley Bennett
  GLBL Integration, Inc
Eileen Giglio
Jonathan Love
  Markowitz Love
Katherine Herrera
Melissa Gardner
  Bernstein Global Wealth Management
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