Capital Clubhouse Benefit 2018
On November 8th, 2018, Capital Clubhouse Inc. celebrated its soft opening with a Benefit at the Embassy of Italy in Washington, DC. The event had over 200 attendees and featured Bestselling Author and Mental Health Advocate, Pete Earley. Capital Clubhouse Inc. has opened its doors and staff and charter members are setting up a routine based on the work-ordered day. The Board and Benefit Committee would like to thank the Embassy of Italy as well as our other generous sponsors and donors:
2017 CAPITAL CLUBHOUSE GALA
On November 9th, 2017, Capital Clubhouse Inc. hosted its annual Gala at the DAR Museum in Washington, DC. The event had almost 200 attendees and featured remarks by renowned community psychiatrist, Ralph Aquila, M.D., the Medical Director of Fountain House in New York City, the original clubhouse.
The Board and Benefit Committee would like to thank the attendees, Dr. Aquila, the DAR Museum, Frederik De Pue’s Annapolis Restaurant, Flamant, Rappahannock Oyster Company, Jaleo by José Andres, students and teachers from the Columbia Heights Education Campus, Suzanne Codi Floral Design, Kwik Kopy DC, and Sarah Nixon from the Beach Plum Inn for their generous support of this event.
2016 Capital Clubhouse Gala
Capital Clubhouse held its third annual fundraising gala and silent auction at the historic DAR Museum Library and O'Byrne Gallery on November 10, 2016. Two hundred guests bid on vacation houses and getaways and enjoyed food from ten local chefs who contributed signature hors d'oeuvres and desserts. The event helped raise over $50,000 for Capital Clubhouse.
Kay Redfield Jamison, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, co-director of Mood Disorders Center at John's Hopkins Hospital, and noted author of An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Mood and Madness, and Touched with Fire: Manic Depressive Illness and the Artistic Temperament was the keynote speaker.