7th Annual Benefit Luncheon

The Trust for the National Mall held its 7th Annual Benefit Luncheon on Thursday, May 1, 2014. The annual fundraiser attracts more than 1,000 leaders from the corporate and philanthropic community, as well as members of Congress, diplomats and the National Park Service.

  1. The AP article above, written by Brett Zongker, who attended the Benefit Luncheon, was picked up by Washington Post, Washington Times, Fox DC, CBS DC, NBC DC, Washington Examiner, WTOP and WAMU.
  2. Local FOX affiliate WTTG reporter Tom Fitzgerald covered the Benefit Luncheon with a video segment that aired during the 5 pm news broadcast on May 1.  The piece focused on TFNM Chairman Chip Akridge and his efforts to establish the Trust, the need for fundraising to restore and protect the Mall and also featured the upcoming Constitution Gardens project. 
  3. Bloomberg reporter Stephanie Green attended the luncheon on May 1 and reported on how the event was expected to raise $1.5 Million. 
  4. WTTG FOX-5 Reporter Tom Fitzgerald attended the May 1 Benefit Luncheon.
  5. Mary Bird, writer for the Georgetowner, attended the luncheon and featured details from the event in the magazine. 
  6. Blog "Local Kicks" included photos and information for the May 1 Benefit Luncheon. 
  7. "Two Bites at a Time" blog includes information about the luncheon's dishes and decorations. 
  8. Photo _ Tony Powell. 2014 Trust for the National Mall Luncheon. May 1, 2014-21
    Photo _ Tony Powell. 2014 Trust for the National Mall Luncheon. May 1, 2014-21
  9. My view during lunch...celebrating the National Mall during a benefit luncheon #dccool
    My view during lunch...celebrating the National Mall during a benefit luncheon #dccool
  10. @ The 7th annual #TrustfortheNationalMall Benefit Luncheon w/ Mayoral Democratic nominee Muriel Bowser
    @ The 7th annual #TrustfortheNationalMall Benefit Luncheon w/ Mayoral Democratic nominee Muriel Bowser
  11. Honored to be at the @nationalmall Benefit Luncheon today!
    Honored to be at the @nationalmall Benefit Luncheon today!
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