Festival Launch Party

Festival Launch Party

Please join us to celebrate the 2010 Environmental Film Festival!

March 10, 6:30 – 9:00 pm

Open Bar Hors d’oeuvres
Film Clips Raffle

Music by Duke Ellington Jazz Orchestra

Guest Speaker: Nora Pouillon of Restaurant Nora

MC local video producer Michael Atlan

Silent Auction Items:

Ecuador- 6 nights, including all meals, for 2 people, at Hacienda Cusin, (www.haciendacusin.com), a restored 17th-century Andean estate at 8,500 feet.

London- 5 nights for up to 6 guests in a 5 bedroom single-family mansion in Chelsea with a beautiful garden and a view of the Thames.  House comes with a 4 seater sedan and driver who will pick you up at Heathrow and drop you back at the end of your stay. The Car will also be available for a one-day drive in the beautiful English Countryside- see Stonehenge, Oxford and Blenheim Palace, or plan your own day out. Includes  full English breakfast every day, but Sunday.  Dates by mutual agreement with the Owner- must be used by September 5th 2010.

Raffle tickets $5 each, 3 for $10

FRESHFARM Markets – gift basket from Penn Quarter Farmers Market

Planet Green – Gift Package (includes: Planet Earth DVD set, Planet Green beach ball, Reusable bag, Alternative Apparel Planet Green sweatshirt, computer speakers)

1 hour or 2 half hours with tennis pro Kristina Georgieva

Avalon Theater and Arucola – "dinner and the movies" package

Down Dog Yoga – 10 class package

Evo Bistro – dinner for two

ForK9s – dog training session (at your home or location of choice)

Govinda Gallery – portrait of Keith Richards by the photographer Fernando Aceves

Johnson’s Florist and Garden Center – gift certificate

McLean Racquet and Health Club – "Pamper Package" includes 60-minute massage, facial, reflexology, hand treatment and tanning

The Paper Source – card making workshop

Patagonia – Men’s Torrnetshell Jacket in Bonfire Orange size large, Women’s Torrentshell Jacket in Gecko Green size large, MiniMass shoulder bag in Black

Portrait session with Mary Noble Ours, Photographer, for one or two people and one 8×10 print

Silverdocs – Film Festival pass

Smathers & Branson – needlepoint belt

SomaFit – exercise class & massage

Squishable.com fair trade Red Robot

Washington Capitals – puck signed by Bruce Boudreau

Washington Wizards – 4 tickets to Washington Wizards vs. Indiana Pacers on April 14, 2010 at 8pm and autographed photo of JaVale McGee

Yuengling – portable tailgating grill

And gift certificates from:

Black Rooster Pub

Cactus Cantina


Laughing Man Tavern

Lauriol Plaza

Ticket/Reservation Info:

RSVP: EFFrsvp@gmail.com

Space is limited; RSVP early to guarantee entry.Admission $20 donation at the door

Warner Building Atrium

1299 Pennsylvania Ave., NW (Entrance at 12th & E Streets)

Complimentary parking (first 100 cars only) – PMI Garage
500 12th Street, NW

Garage Entrance: 12th Street between E and F Streets

METRO: Metro Center

Special thanks to Vornado/Charles E. Smith Company, Bacchus Wine. Country Vintner, Dionysus Wine Distributors, Domaine Pouillon, FRESHFARM Markets, Gina Chersevani of PS 7’s, Occasions Caterers, PMI (Parking Management, Inc.), Restaurant Nora- the nation’s first certified organic restaurant, Rosa Mexicano, Shark Trust Wines, and to all of our generous raffle donors.

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