Bringing the experience home


The 2011 Academy of Hope Ball & Bee

  • Friday, June 03, 2011
  • 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
  • Katzen Arts Center, American University
This June, Academy of Hope will host its 2011 Ball and Bee, to celebrate 26 years of successfully transforming the lives of Washington, DC adult learners. 

The gala celebration will feature a sumptuous buffet dinner, live entertainment, dancing, and our signature feature: an entertaining and suspenseful spelling bee of competing sponsor teams! 

Tickets are $100 (if purchased by May 13, 2011); and $125 there after.  For more information, contact Ed Waisanen at or call 202-269-6623.

EmceeJamal Simmons 
(Political Analyst, CNN/CBS)

PronouncerDenise Dory 
(Anchor-Reporter, formerly of WMAR/ABC2)

Elizabeth Blair 
(Senior Producer/Reporter, NPR)

Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Washington, DC 
PO Box 75085 – Washington, DC – 20013 
501 (c)(3) Fed. ID: 52-1194965

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