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Power of Choice 2017

Celebrate NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia's 15th anniversary and support our work in this critical election year!
Ticket sales are now closed for this event.
"Power of Choice" Gala Celebration and Awards Presentation
Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 7:00 p.m.
Clarendon Ballroom, 3185 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, Virginia 22201
Special Guests

Terry McAuliffe

Lieutenant Governor
Ralph Northam

Attorney General
Mark Herring

Award Honorees
The Aggie Wolf Defender of Choice Award
The Outstanding Advocate for Choice Award

Jim Edmondson
As a member of the Virginia Board of Health, Jim took a stand against medically-irrelevant targeted restrictions on abortion providers (TRAP) throughout a six-year regulatory process.
Michelle Kinsey Bruns
A longtime advocate for the safety and privacy of abortion clinic patients and staff through her volunteer work as a clinic escort/defender, Michelle also served as a former board chair of the NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia Foundation.

Join us for our seventh annual signature event celebrating NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia's work to protect and advance reproductive freedom in Virginia and honoring those who have made an outstanding impact on our mission.
  • Reception with wine, beer, and heavy hors d'oeuvres, and the chance to mingle with fellow NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia members and Virginia's leading pro-choice activists, advocates, and political leaders.
  • Presentation of our annual awards
  • Silent auction with great items like vacation house stays, jewelry, wine, art, theater tickets, and more.

Attire: Cocktail

Thank you to our sponsors!

Diamond: Diane Marburger Smith

Platinum: Kim Mills & Kimberly Smith Steven Wolf & Lisa Kelly

Ruby (15th Anniversary Level): Brian Dixon Amy Eckert Justin Fairfax for Lt. Governor of Virginia 
Karin Kirchoff & Travis Johnson Jeanne & Michael Morency

Gold: Falls Church Healthcare Center Emily Francis Mary Jane Gallagher Charlie Jackson Debbie Levin Jardot
Pamela McCoach  Joan McKown & James Brigagliano  John & Roma Sherman

Beth Barefoot Barbara Burgess  Friends of Don Beyer Nancy Bleeker Paul Brinkman & Lisa Jacobs Catholics for Choice CELCO Sally Hill Cooper Steve Descano Nancy DiPaolo Karen DuVal Elizabeth and Bill Fogarty Megan Gallagher Rebecca & Brandon Gotwalt H&W Printing Sara Imershein MD MPH FACOG Nancy Keener Kaye and Ross Kory
NARAL Pro-Choice Maryland Planned Parenthood Advocates of Virginia Public Interest Communications
Catherine Read & Tom Greeson Eleanor and Dick Saslaw Lori Swain
Virginia NOW Wexton for Congress Whole Woman's Health


Sponsors are critical to making this event, and our work throughout the year, possible. All Power of Choice sponsors will be:
  • Listed on the website, invitation, and program, and recognized at the event.
  • Invited to pre-event VIP reception with our special guest speakers and honorees.

Diamond Sponsor


10 event tickets
(5 with VIP reception)

Premium reserved seating for all guests; photo opportunity with speakers

Platinum Sponsor


8 event tickets
(4 with VIP reception)

Premium reserved seating for all guests; photo opportunity with speakers

Ruby (15th Anniversary) Sponsor


4 event tickets
(4 with VIP reception)

Premium reserved seating for all guests

Gold Sponsor


4 event tickets
(2 with VIP reception)

Reserved seating for all guests

Silver Sponsor


2 tickets, with VIP reception

(Sales now closed as of 5pm, Monday, 5/22)

General Admission ticket
$150 each, or $250 for 2 ("Choice Power Couple" discount)

Current GEM for Choice sustaining member
$100 each
Young Professional Leader (under 30)
$75 each
Current student $40 each

Please contact or (571) 970-2603 with any questions.

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