Mary’s Center held its Noche Tropical gala, Friday, October 19th at the Four Seasons Hotel. Emceed by NBC4 Chief Meteorologist Doug Kammerer, the gala was attended by about 350 guests and raised nearly$500,000 for the center. Service awards were presented to Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD), Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV), Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker III (D) and Pepco Region President Thomas H. Graham.
(L to R): Emcee and NBC4 Chief Meteorologist, Doug Kammerer, Debbi Jarvis, group vice president, corporate citizenship and social responsibility for Pepco Holdings, Inc, Mary’s Center board members John Kaelin, Luis Guardia and wife Suzi Guardia and Mathew Klinger; CEO and president of Mary’s Center, Maria Gomez, Mary's Center Board Chair Julie Martinez Ortega, Pinkie Mayfield, vice president of corporate solutions and assistant rreasurer for The Washington Post Company, and Mary’s Center board members, Alejandra Ceja and Andrea Lindemann Gilliam. Daniel Rosenbaum/Daniel Rosenbaum Buy Photo