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Allison Brooks

Allison Brooks

Allison Priebe Brooks, Alexandria's favorite Queen Bee, is the Society and Lifestyle Columnist for Local Kicks. Allison owns the successful jewelry design business Queen Bee Designs www.QueenBeeDesigns.com and has a long history in the world of journalism.

Articles By Allison Brooks

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BUZZWORTHY/Bring on the Polo, Food and Friends
May 24,2013

Care Code hosted their 2nd Annual Charity Polo Tournament featuring celebrity player John Walsh of America’s Most Wanted, top US polo pro Charlie Muldoon and special guest Ashley Van Metre of Van Metre homes. Guests were also treated to a champagne reception delicious catered dinner with open bar

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BUZZWORTHY/ A Wild Rumpus in Georgetown
May 15,2013

The Four Seasons Hotel in Georgetown carried on with some wild rumpus on Thursday when the Reading is Fundamental - http://www.rif.org/ - organization presented an extraordinary evening celebrating Maurice Sendak’s beloved story about Max and his journey to where the wild things live. Transforming the Four Seasons

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Volkswagen Gives $10 Million Towards Rehabilitating the National Mall
May 10,2013

The ladies that lunch crowd at The Trust For The National Mall Annual Benefit Luncheon gasped with delight on Thursday last week when Volkswagen of America announced a $10 million gift to the $10 nonprofit Trust for the National Mall to jump-start fundraising for the park. It's the largest private gift to date to restore


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BUZZWORTHY/ Kick up your Heels for the After Party
May 10,2013

The new trend in DC society is to have a high ticketed reception and dinner and then a lively after-party where young professionals with smaller bank accounts can kick up their heels and spin the night away on the dance floor. We have seen this at the popular Corcoran Ball and for the first time this year

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A Celebrity Petting Zoo at Last Weekend's White House Correspondents Dinner
May 03,2013

Washingtonians have just wrapped up another insanely busy White House Correspondents Dinner weekend. This was the major opportunity for Washington's political and social heavyweights to rub elbows with various Hollywood stars and starlets during the annual WHCD weekend

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BUZZWORTHY/ Bowties and Belles
May 01,2013

Ladies in Alexandria are getting their hats ready for Saturday's Junior Friends of The Campagna Center's 4th Annual Bowties and Belles / Kentucky Derby Party. These lovely ladies and their Daper Dudes will flock to The Belle Haven Country Club on Saturday, May 4th from 4 pm to 7:30 pm. Bowties and Belles will feature


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The Corcoran Ball is Turning the Lights Low and the Heat up at Club Corcoran!
Apr 18,2013

Join DC's established society for the official after-party at The Corcoran immediately following the dinner portion of the 58TH ANNUAL CORCORAN BALL. This Friday - April 19th - experience the hot "after-hours" party - part of a new way to experience the Corcoran Ball for DC's younger set!

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BUZZWORTHY/Spring Fashions Buzzing at Campagna's Toast to Fashion
Mar 20,2013

The lovely ladies of the Campagna Center toasted each other, as well as the eternal elements of spring, philanthropy and style at the 14th annual Toast to Fashion last Thursday at the Belle Haven Country Club. Chaired by Laura Hartman and Jeanna Reidy and put on by The Junior Friends of the Campagna Center, "The Toast"



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