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Inauguration Balls and Galas (in and around D.C.)

January 18, 2009
California State Society’s Presidential Inaugural Luncheon and Fashion Show
11:30 AM
The Ritz-Carlton Washington, DC
1150 22nd St. NW
www.cssdc.org/events.html

January 18, 2009
Aloha Inaugural Ball
Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
2660 Woodley Rd. NW
Tickets: $250
alohainauguralball@gmail.com


January 19, 2009
Inaugural Party for Razorbacks
(Arkansas State Society)
The Washington Court Hotel
525 New Jersey Avenue NW
202-329-6711
www.arkansas-state-society.org

January 19, 2009
Sunshine and Stars
(Florida State Society)
Corcoran Gallery of Art
500 17th Street NW
202-298-7710
www.2009floridainauguralball.com

January 19, 2009
Land of Lincoln Inaugural Gala
(Illinois State Society)
Reception and dinner at 5:30 p.m., gala follows from 8:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.
Renaissance Washington D.C. hotel
999 9th St. NW
Tickets: SOLD OUT
703-451-1747
http://www.illinoisstatesociety.com/Gala2009.htm

January 19, 2009
Indiana Inaugural Ball
6 p.m.
Omni Shoreham Hotel
2500 Calvert Street NW
Tickets: $350 after Dec. 19; reserved tables $9,000 after Dec. 19
www.indianasociety.org/events/

January 19, 2009
Bluegrass Ball
(Kentucky State Society)
6:30 p.m.
Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
2660 Woodley Rd. NW
Members: $175
202-399-2032
www.kentuckysociety.org

January 19, 2009
Land of Enchantment Inaugural Ball
(New Mexico State Society)
Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
4th St. & Independence Ave. SW
505-463-3908
www.nmstatesociety.org/

January 19, 2009
North Carolina Society Inaugural Ball
Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
2660 Woodley Rd. NW
www.northcarolinasociety.org/index.cfm

January 19, 2009
Black Tie & Boots Inaugural Ball
(Texas State Society)
Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center
201 Waterfront St.
National Harbor, MD 20745
301-809-8989
http://www.texasstatesociety.org/

January 19, 2009
History in the Making: “A Dream & A Change” Inaugural Ball
Hosted by the Babyboomer Professionals
Hyatt Regency Washington
400 New Jersey Ave. NW
Tickets: $199 after Dec. 5
boomerprofessionals@yahoo.com

January 19, 2009
HBCU Inaugural Gala Ball
Historically Black Colleges and Universities
8 p.m.-1 a.m.
Sequoia at Washington Harbor
3000 K St. NW
http://www.hbcugala.com/

January 19, 2009
Heroes Red, White, and Blue Inaugural Ball
www.heroball.org

January 19, 2009
International Conservation Caucus Foundation Inauguration Gala
ICC Foundation
6:30 p.m. for VIP and general receptions, 7:30 p.m. dinner
Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium
Tickets: $2,500
202-471-4222
www.iccfoundation.us/2008Gala/

January 19, 2009
Pearl Gala
Asian Americans for Obama
7 PM-midnight
Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC Hotel
1330 Maryland Ave. SW
Tickets: SOLD OUT
www.pearlgala.com


January 20, 2009
Inaugural Parade Brunch
(New York State Society)
11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Willard Intercontinental Hotel
1401 Pennsylvania Ave.
Tickets: Member $155, Non-members: $180
301-330-6197
http://nyss-washdc.org/events.html

January 20, 2009
Inaugural Ball
(State Society of Arizona)
8 p.m.-midnight
The Historical Society of Washington, DC
801 K St. NW
Tickets: Single:$175, Couple: $300, Family of 4: $650
202-777-2612
www.azstatesociety.org

January 20, 2009
Garden State Inaugural Gala
7:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m.
Washington Court Hotel
525 New Jersey Ave. NW
Tickets: $100 single, $175 per couple; Non-members: $125 single, $200 per couple
202-333-5750
www.njss.org/events/detail.php?id=5

January 20, 2009
Be the Change Inaugural Ball hosted by MTV
Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center
1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
http://www.mtv.com/

January 20, 2009
A Night of Stars
(Pennsylvania State Society)
Ritz-Carlton Washington, DC
22nd and M Sts. NW
Tickets: SOLD OUT
703-415-0344
http://pastatesociety.com

January 20, 2009
The George Washington University Inaugural Ball
8 p.m.-midnight
Omni Shoreham Hotel
2500 Calvert St. NW
202-994-1600
http://gwired.gwu.edu/inauguralball

January 20, 2009
Human Rights Campaign Equality Ball
Renaissance Mayflower Hotel
1143 New Hampshire Ave.
http://www.hrc.org

January 20, 2009
Bytes & Books Inaugural Ball
National Coalition for Technology in Education and Training
Folger Shakespeare Library
201 East Capitol St. SE
http://www.nctet.org/

January 20, 2009
11th American Indian Inaugural Ball
American Indian Society (AIS) of Washington, D.C.
Hyatt Regency Crystal City
2799 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA
www.aiibdc.org/index.htm

January 20, 2009
Unity in Service Inaugural Ball
Trinity University
125 Michigan Ave. NE
Tickets: $110 standard, $150 preferred after Dec. 20
www.unityinservice.com/index_files/Page352.htm

January 20, 2009
Inaugural Purple Ball
Eracism Foundation
8 p.m.
The Fairmont Washington, DC Hotel
2401 M St. NW
tickets@inauguralpurpleball.com

January 20, 2009
Change Has Come Inaugural Gala
The Babyboomer Professionals
Hamilton Crowne Plaza Hotel
1001 14th St. NW
Tickets: $150 after Dec. 5
boomerprofessionals@yahoo.com

January 20, 2009
Demand in DC: Applauding the Empowerment of People Thru Art, Film, and Music
Black Cat
1811 14th St. NW
Tickets: $10
202-667-7960
http://www.blackcatdc.com/

January 20, 2009
The Creative Coalition Gala Inaugural Ball
9 p.m.
Harman Center for the Arts
610 F St. NW
Tickets: Bronze package (2 tickets): $10,000
http://www.thecreativecoalition.org/

January 20, 2009
The President's Ball
The Washington Times Building
3600 New York Ave. NE
Tickets: $200 before 12/31/08; $250 after 12/31/08
http://www.presidentsball.com

January 20, 2009
Young and Powerful Black Tie Gala and Awards Ceremony
L'Enfant Plaza Hotel
400 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
Tickets: $125, includes open bar from 8pm - 9pm, heavy Hors D'oeuvres and live music
www.yp4obama.com

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