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AROUND TOWN/Swinging Deep into Fall

Gale Curcio
By Gale Curcio
Posted on Oct 20,2010
Filed Under News , Community, Entertainment , Local Style,
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Photo by Gale Curcio<br /> <br />Tony Kempa and others enjoy the buffet dinner provided by Laurel Hill Golf Club at the 1st Annual Captain Harper Open.
Photo by Gale Curcio
Tony Kempa and others enjoy the buffet dinner provided by Laurel Hill
Golf Club at the 1st Annual Captain Harper Open.

ALEXANDRIA, VA. - Deep into fall, Alexandrians had no shortage of summer-like activities to keep them busy last week.
 
Guests enjoyed the First Annual Captain Harper Open held Oct. 18 at Laurel Hill Golf Club.
 

Photo by Gale Curcio<br /> <br />Johnny Artis wins the Miller Light rolling cooler at the 1st Annual Captain Harper Open.
Photo by Gale Curcio
Johnny Artis wins the Miller Light rolling
cooler at the 1st Annual Captain Harper Open.

Union Street Public House sponsored the event, teaming up with several of their vendors for door prizes and giveaways.

Major sponsors included American Advertising, Clarke & Sampson, Inc., Coastal Brewing Company, Congressional Seafood, Flying Dog Brewing, Guiffre Distributing, Keany Produce, M.E. Swings Roasters, Photo Trend, Red Bull, Southern Wine & Spirits, Terrapin Financial, Union Street Public House and US Foods.

Donations were made by Union Street Public House, Curcio Law, Curcio Communications, Murphy's Irish Pub, Chadwick's Restaurant and Five Guys.

Proceeds benefited the American Red Cross.

Last week, Old Town Alexandria Connection (OTAC) held a reception for members and friends.

It was held at the Waterman Place in Old Town, Alexandria, courtesy of Carr Properties and Workplaces. The reservation website was designed by Solution Works and refreshments were provided by Red Poppy Catering. Guests enjoyed a fun evening of networking and some great door prizes.

OTAC member Peter Baldwin of The Advisory Board said that the third annual reception had many more attendees than our first two, was attended by an extremely diverse group of regional business leaders.

Barbara Ann Beisler of Winning Ways thanked Baldwin for inviting her and said that she met some wonderful people.
 
OTAC member Peter Williams, attorney, received this note from Heidi and Khalil, Fix4MyPC Support Team. “Thank you for inviting us to be part of the OTAC Networking event this evening. We enjoyed meeting everyone and we look forward to the next visit.”

OTAC is comprised of upper echelon small businesses and organizations. To apply for membership, OTAC candidates must attend at least two consecutive meetings before they can submit a membership application for consideration.
 

Photo by Gale Curcio<br /> <br />Tony Picarelli and Antonio Tizol from Southern Wine & Spirits take first place with a score of 59 at the 1st Annual Captain Harper Open.
Photo by Gale Curcio
Tony Picarelli and Antonio Tizol from Southern
Wine & Spirits take first place with a score of
59 at the 1st Annual Captain Harper Open.

Meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at Belle Haven Country Club in Alexandria, with luncheon costs borne individually, plus an annual membership fee is $50. Contact Peter Baldwin @ 703-548-3108 or pbaldwin@theadvisoryboardprogram.com

Later that same evening, Supporting Friends of the Campagna Center held their Fall Reunion at the home of Claire Schwab. About 50 Supporting Friends, many of whom were once Junior Friends of the Campagna Center enjoyed networking with friends.

Unwined of Belle View provided a wine tasting with a nice sampling of wines for the Fall.


Photo by Gale Curcio<br /> <br />Members of Old Town Alexandria Connections at the OTAC reception.<br />
Photo by Gale Curcio
Members of Old Town Alexandria
Connections at the OTAC reception.


Photo by Gale Curcio<br /> <br />Members of OTAC check in guests at the OTAC reception.
Photo by Gale Curcio
Members of OTAC check in guests at
the OTAC reception.


Photo by Gale Curcio<br /> <br />Durwood Gould and Connie Dale enter the OTAC reception.
Photo by Gale Curcio
Durwood Gould and Connie Dale enter
the OTAC reception.


Photo by Gale Curcio<br /> <br />Christal Pollard and Stephanie James check in at the OTAC reception.<br />
Photo by Gale Curcio
Christal Pollard and Stephanie James check
in at the OTAC reception.


Photo by Gale Curcio<br /> <br />Ellen Hamilton, Tom Shaw and Kevin Mohorn, Exec. Dir.  of Miss Alexandria Organization, visit at the OTAC reception.
Photo by Gale Curcio
Ellen Hamilton, Tom Shaw and Kevin Mohorn,
Exec. Dir. of Miss Alexandria Organization,
visit at the OTAC reception.


Photo by Gale Curcio<br /> <br />Peter Baldwin and Peter Williams address the crowd at the OTAC reception.
Photo by Gale Curcio
Peter Baldwin and Peter Williams address the
crowd at the OTAC reception.


Photo by Gale Curcio<br />Bridget Weaver and Delia Sullivan enjoy the Fall Reunion of Supporting Friends of the Campagna Center.<br />
Photo by Gale Curcio
Bridget Weaver and Delia Sullivan enjoy the Fall
Reunion of Supporting Friends of the
Campagna Center.


Photo by Gale Curcio<br /> <br />Bridget Weaver and Cleatus Burk at the Fall Reunion of Supporting Friends of the Campagna Center.<br />
Photo by Gale Curcio
Bridget Weaver and Cleatus Burk at the Fall Reunion
of Supporting Friends of the Campagna Center.


Photo by Gale Curcio<br /> <br />Delia Sullivan and Mari Beth Lowe enjoy the Fall Reunion of Supporting Friends of the Campagna Center.
Photo by Gale Curcio
Delia Sullivan and Mari Beth Lowe enjoy the
Fall Reunion of Supporting Friends of the
Campagna Center.





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