The Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown and Pink Palm at Bethesda Ro

The Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown and Pink Palm at Bethesda Row Announce "Tickled Pink, X"

Publish Date: 15-Jan-2013

Washington, D.C., January 15, 2013

Tenth Annual Fashion Show Benefits Make- A-Wish Foundation® of the Mid-Atlantic

 

The Fairmont Washington D.C., Georgetown located at 2401 M Street, N.W., is pleased to announce “Tickled Pink, X” the hotel’s tenth annual mother-daughter fashion show and tea benefiting the Make-A-Wish Foundation of the 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 11, 2013, from 12:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. in the hotel’s Colonnade Room.


Celebrit/model mother-daughter duos will don the latest “Lilly” spring and summer fashions. CBS Anchor Lesli Foster with daughter Jordon and NBC Anchor Eun Yang with daughter Carys; are just some of the celebrity models taking to the Fairmont runway to help support wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions.  WTOP Radio’s Man About Town - Bob Madigan will once again 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 $85 per adult and $25 for children 16 and under. 100% of the proceeds go to the Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Mid-Atlantic, a nonprofit organization that grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.  The Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Mid-Atlantic grants wishes to children in the Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Northern Virginia areas. Space is limited, for reservations please contact Diana K. Bulger at (202) 457-5019 or Diana.bulger@fairmont.com.

 

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.

 

ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of more than 60 luxury properties around the globe, including Shanghai's Fairmont Peace Hotel, The Plaza in New York, and Makkah Clock Royal Tower in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The luxury brand's distinctive hotels offer a sense of heritage and sophistication, warm, engaging service and culturally rich experiences. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also recognized internationally for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. Fairmont is owned by FRHI Holdings Limited, a leading global hotel company with over 100 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, please call 1-800-441-1414 or visit fairmont.com

 

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