THE SCENE: Arts for the Aging and Go Formal for Justice Galas

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ARTS FOR THE AGING GALA HONORING RUTH BADER GINSBURG

Celebrating Lifelong Creativity, Arts for the Aging’s 26th Annual Benefit Gala, took place Oct. 22 at Society of Cincinnati at Anderson House in Washington, D.C. The organization presented the 6th Annual Lolo Sarnoff Award to The Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court.


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Ruth Bader Ginsburg stands with Sheila Switzer, one of the vice-chairs of Wednesday’s gala and a liaison with the Associates of the American Foreign Service Worldwide. Photos by Lacey Johnson
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg talks with cellist Tobias Werner. He was among a handful of musicians who performed for Ginsberg before she received her award on Wednesday.

DC BAR FOUNDATION’S GO FORMAL FOR JUSTICE GALA 

The DC Bar Foundation’s Go Formal for Justice Gala took place on Oct. 18 at the K Street offices of law firm Mayer Brown. The event raised $64,000 for legal services grants, training and loan repayment assistance programs benefiting D.C.’s legal aid providers.

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Revelers (from left) Allison Lansell, Michelle Schwartz and Rebecca LeGrand take in the DC Bar Foundation’s Go Formal for Justice gala, held last Saturday night at the K Street offices of law firm Mayer Brown. Sponsored by the Foundation’s Young Lawyers Network, the event raised $64,000 for legal services grants, training and loan repayment assistance programs benefiting D.C.’s legal aid providers, according to event Co-Chair Courtney Weiner. Photos by Geoffrey W. Melada
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Neveen Abel-Jali of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, left, and WJW Editor-in-Chief Geoffrey Melada
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Tim J Coley and Tara Plochocki
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Jennifer Patterson (at left), Mia Sussman and Tara Plochocki
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