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Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown and Pink Palm at Bethesda Row Announce “Tickled Pink, XI”

Publish Date: 06-Mar-2014

Washington, D.C. Thursday, March 06, 2014

     Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown is pleased to announce “Tickled Pink, XI” the hotel’s eleventh annual mother-daughter fashion show benefiting Make-A-Wish® Mid-Atlantic.  Fairmont has once again partnered with Pink Palm at Bethesda Row, a Lilly Pulitzer® Signature Store, to provide the latest in spring and summer fashions. The event takes place on Saturday, May 10, 2014, from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. in the hotel’s grand ballroom.

     Celebrity/model mother-daughter duos will don the latest “Lilly” spring and summer fashions provided by Pink Palm Bethesda Row. CBS Anchor Lesli Foster with daughter Jordon,  NBC reporter Angie Goff with daughter Adora and NBC anchor Eun Yang with daughter Carys are some of the celebrity models taking to the Fairmont runway to help support wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions.  NBC 4’s Chief Meteorologist, Doug Kammerer, will serve as the Master of Ceremonies.

     While indulging a passion for these unique and brightly colored Lilly Pulitzer® fashions that have been warm weather chic ever since Jackie Kennedy slipped one on in the 1960s, guests will enjoy a lavish tea that, like Lilly, is both classic and new.  Fairmont’s culinary team will serve mainstays like watercress, salmon and egg salad sandwiches, and homemade scones with lemon curd and real Devonshire cream, alongside kid-pleasing peanut butter and jam.  The sweet tray will be rounded out with everything from herbal tea cookies to berry tartlets and mini chocolate chip cookies.  For an added touch of sparkle, alongside Fairmont’s signature Metropolitan Tea blends, butlers will be passing Kir Royales and Mimosas.

     Come dressed for the occasion - prizes will be awarded for the best “vintage Lilly” and a silent auction will feature numerous luxuries including weekend get-a-ways at several Fairmont Hotels.  Guests will receive take-home Lilly goodie bags courtesy of Lizanne Jeveret of Pink Palm at Bethesda Row, and complimentary valet parking will be provided.  Tickets for the Tickled Pink Tea are $100 per adult and $40 for children 16 and under. 100% of all proceeds to benefit Make-A-Wish® Mid-Atlantic, a local non-profit organization that grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions.  Make-A-Wish® Mid-Atlantic serves children in the Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, and northern Virginia areas and has granted nearly 8,000 wishes to local children since 1983. Space is limited, for reservations please contact Diana K. Bulger at (202) 457-5019 or

     Located at 2401 M Street, NW, Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown is convenient to the finest museums, theaters (including the Kennedy Center), shopping and dining.  Close to two metro stations, it is five miles from Reagan National Airport and 33 miles from Dulles International Airport.  At 415 rooms and luxury suites, Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown offers a wealth of facilities while maintaining an air of tranquility insured through the design of intimate spaces, plenty of natural daylight, and a cascade of plants both inside and out.

     Fairmont Hotels & Resorts connects guests to the very best of its destinations worldwide, reflecting each locale's energy, culture and history. Passionate travelers choose the luxury hotel brand for its ability to deliver memorable travel experiences, personalized and thoughtful service, and hotels that are one-of-a-kind. Serving as genuine gateways to their destinations, Fairmont hotels offer locally-inspired cuisine and spirited bars and lounges, distinctive design and décor, and a steadfast responsibility to sustainability. With more than 65 hotels globally, and many more in development, landmark hotels in the Fairmont collection include The Plaza in New York, London’s The Savoy, Fairmont Peace Hotel in Shanghai and Quebec City’s Fairmont Le Château Frontenac. Fairmont is owned by FRHI Hotels & Resorts, a leading global hotel company with over 105 hotels under the Fairmont, Raffles, and Swissôtel brands. The company also manages Fairmont, Raffles and Swissôtel branded luxury private residences club, whole-ownership residences and serviced residences properties. For more information or reservations, guests can call 1-800-441-1414, visit or contact their local travel professional.

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