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Annual “Racing for the Roses” May 6, 2017!

​Boys Town Washington DC invites you to our second annual "Racing for the Roses" Gala on Saturday, May 6, 2017, at the Renaissance Washington DC Dupont Circle Hotel! Register online today!

The elegant Renaissance Dupont Circle is conveniently located in the heart of the District. We'll enjoy an ​open bar including mint juleps, delicious food, live music, entertaining games, and, of course, a hat contest—culminating in a live broadcast of the 143rd Kentucky Derby on two huge screens.

Sponsorships are still available for this event. To learn more about how you or your company could be recognized, please contact Adrienne Walsh, Development Officer, at 202-650-6316 or​

More than 30 items are up for bidding in the silent auction, including:

  • A two-night stay with ocean view accommodations at The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas
  • A gorgeous Judith Leiber Crystal Encrusted Stained Glass Minaudiere Evening Bag
  • A private party for ten featuring a performance by American mezzo soprano Elizabeth Bishop of the Washington National Opera, Rarecat wine and champagne, and canapés and hors d’oeuvres by Chef Adam Barnet
  • 2017 Quicken Loans National Hole-In-One House tickets in Potomac, MD
  • Twelve, 5-piece Wedgwood Oberon China place settings
  • Eights sets of club-level tickets to the Washington Nationals and more!


​We hope to see you May 6th!​

Thank you to our incredible sponsors!

John and Mary Lee Malcolm
Janet Randolph and Herb Lowrey

Barber DME Supply Group
DC Tours and Transportation
Joseph and Susan Leonelli
Jack and Kathleen McMackin

Bernstein Private Wealth Management
Carla Labat and George Dines
Charles Koch Institute
Earth Friendly Hospitality, LLC
Sarah and Fernando Galvan
Pamela and Panos Mantis
Colby and Nina May
Nelson Enterprise Technology Services (NETS)
Neal Perry
Dr. Stuart Ross
Holly Sadeghian
Greg and Mary Thompson


4-7 p.m.


Renaissance Washington DC Dupont Circle Hotel
1143 New Hampshire Ave., NW Washington DC​​