eNewsletter April 2018

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PHILLIPS Programs for Children and Families is hosting our 50th Anniversary Gala scheduled for Saturday, April 28th at the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner! This year we will be commemorating our 50th anniversary with Celebrating the Decades: Honoring the Past, Welcoming the Future. This 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s to the present themed event will celebrate our youth and raise funds to support our Career and Technical Education programs. Creative cocktail dress is welcomed; attire from your favorite decade is encouraged!
The evening’s entertainment will consist of student performers and guest speakers, karaoke and dancing to the sounds of DJ Brian Trace, silent and live auctions, Bubbles & Bling, basket raffles and so much more! We hope you are able to join us for this spectacular evening!

Gala Ticket Information

Parent/Guardian Discounted Ticket - $175.00
General Admission Ticket - $200.00
Early Bird Pricing through March 23rd

General Admission Ticket - $250.00
Beginning March 24th

Proceeds from the evening will directly support the expansion of our Career Partners program, a program that will ensure that our youth have access to the skills and education they need to compete in the 21st century workforce. We hope that you will join us as we celebrate our successes and look forward to the next 50 years as we change the landscape of employment for our youth.

Sponsor the Gala today!

The deadline to be included in the Gala program is April 13th.  Contact Debi Alexander at debi.alexander@phillipsprograms.org or click the button below.


Here's a sneak peek at a few of our live auction items!


You are sure to want to own this iconic piece of rock 'n roll history.  The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in 1962.  They are at the forefront of the British invasion that took over the American music scene and synonymous with the youthful rebellion and counterculture of the 1960's! Autographed by Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, Ronnie Wood, Bill Wyman, and Mick Jagger!  Inscriptions read:  Ronnie Wood - "Let's Spend the Night Together" with a small sketch and Keith Richards - "One Love"

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Experience the majestic mountains of Telluride, Colorado with a week stay at a private home featuring three bedrooms, three and a half baths, a large living and dining room, a fully equipped kitchen and a large family room. This is the perfect destination for you and your family or friends to enjoy the countless recreation activities at Telluride.



Decorate your home or office with this distinctive holiday tree with custom decorations. This one-of-a-kind tree will be delivered and decorated in your home or office in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area.


Enjoy a lavish 4 course dinner including wine for six people prepared in the comfort of your home. Chef Erik is the Culinary Arts Coordinator at PHILLIPS~Laurel. He will prepare, cook, and serve the meal.

Other Live Auction items include:

  • A week at your choice of any Westgate Resort, the largest privately owned vacation ownership company in the world
  • Six Washington Nationals home baseball games during the 2018 regular season in two great seats for each game
  • A relaxing riverside cabin stay in Idaho
  • A ticket to the First Lady's Luncheon, an exclusive event with the current First Lady and associates of members of Congress and /or Cabinet members at the Washington Hilton
  • A restaurant package including Washington, DC area's finest restaurants
  • Cakes by Piper & Trixie - the winner will receive cakes baked by our CEO & COO! 

Donations for our live and silent auctions are coming in daily. Is there an experience or trip you'd like to see in our auctions at this year's Gala? We'd love to hear from you! Contact Debi Alexander at debi.alexander@phillipsprograms.org with any suggestions.

We hope to see you at PHILLIPS 50th Anniversary Gala!


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