A Skybar Toast to Dress for Success

Dress for Success -- the organization that helps low-income women with professional attire -- held a rooftop fundraiser Tuesday at the Beacon Hotel Skybar.

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Dress for Success -- the organization that helps low-income women with professional attire -- held a rooftop fundraiser Tuesday at the Beacon Hotel Skybar. Naomi Adams, Elizabeth Ladt and Sarah Ellenboden help local women find suit appropriate for the industries in which they're interviewing.
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Attendees like Peter, Brock and Michael checked out D.C. cityscape from the Beacon rooftop, and enjoyed networking, cocktails and an impressive raffle from supporting businesses.
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Dianne Daley, Kate Perrin, Kate Carr and Kathy Steekman stand by women's professional clothing available for purchase and donation.
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Soul Brothers Mike and Taurus with manager Nigel, relaxing before their performance at the fundraiser.
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Dress for Success Board Member Jessica Hanson calls out the raffle prize winners.
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Megan Goffney, executive director of Dress for Success D.C., with Tahia Harley of Discovery Communications. Clients must have an interview scheduled before they are able to choose their first outfit. Once the woman finds a job, she can return to Dress for Success to choose several more pieces in order to mix and match for the beginnings of a work wardrobe.
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Taylor Griffin and Anne Gray support the cause, which promotes economic independence of disadvantaged women. The organization began in New York in 1997.
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Advisory board members Diane Daley and Lisa Olson with fiances Gary Kenner and Peter Hahn. Although the organization is best-known for its attire help, it's branched out into career advice and mentoring programs, too.
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