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April 28: Napa MPS Race for a Cure

10:00 a.m. – Napa Valley College, Napa, CA

May 18: Dare to be Different Gala

7 p.m. – The Mansion on O Street, Washington, D.C.

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National MPS Society’s “Dare to Be Different” Gala

May 18 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Join us for the National MPS Society’s “Dare to Be Different” Gala – gather for an evening of unique fun and philanthropy at one of Washington, DC’s most intriguing locations. The night will be filled with auctions, entertainment, and one-of-a-kind historical relics you won’t see anywhere else.

Join us on Saturday, May 18 at The Mansion on O Street for this event benefiting advanced research and our family support programs. 

The Dare to Be Different Gala Committee Includes:


Stephanie Bozarth, Chair
Mary Cavanagh
Caroline Dabney
Amy Holland
Steve Holland
Lynn Hopkins
Scott Hopkins
Mike Hu
Larry Kirch
Chris Tippett
Lisa Todd
National MPS Society Team
The Mansion on O Street
2020 O St NW
Washington, DC 20036Black Tie Attire

Event Schedule:

 VIP Reception: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
 Cocktails, Heavy Hors D’oeuvres, Mansion Escapades: 7 to 10 p.m.
 Silent Auction Previews, Entertainment: 8 to 9:30 p.m.
 Live Auction: 9:30 to 10:15 p.m.
Dessert, Silent Auction Reveals: 10:15 to 11:30 p.m. 
To purchase a ticket to the event, please click here.
To become a sponsor, please click here.
To donate an item to the auction, please click here.
To buy an ad in the commemorative program, please click here.
To view the invitation to the Gala, please click here.  
Questions can be directed to brian@mpssociety.org 
or contact Brian Buechler at 919-806-0101


May 18
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm


National MPS Society, Inc


Mansion at O Street
2020 O St NW
Washington, DC, DC 20036 United States
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