We invite you to join us for a beautiful night of gourmet cuisine, one of a kind auction items, comedy and philanthropy!

When you purchase a ticket, or win an auction bid, children in need right here in Maryland and Washington DC win too. Together we are helping create a better future for our children.

To purchase a ticket please contact Bob Schless

rschless@sowhatelse.org or (301)279-6990 x304

Dear So What Else Gala Attendee:

We are so excited that you are attending the 2019 So What Else Gala this Friday, November 1st, at Lakewood Country Club! Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. sharp and we look forward to seeing you there.

The address for Lakewood Country Club is as follows: 13901 Glen Mill Road, Rockville, Maryland 20850.

The attire for the evening is “Country Club dressy” and want everyone to be comfortable; at a minimum the men must wear a collared shirt. We want everyone to be comfortable and to ready to have a great time. 

The evening will be full of great food and drinks, as well as the main event featuring our two comedians from the New York Comedy Club, Marc Gerber and Neko White.

Don’t forget to purchase your raffle tickets, which will feature gift cards from the best restaurants and retail establishments in the area. The pricing for the raffle is one for $30, two for $50 or five for $100; you can’t win if you don’t play!

We have some incredible auction items this year to bid on, from amazing experiences to great seats at Sporting Events with VIP treatments, getaways and one-of-a-kind items - below is just a sample of some of these items:

  • 5-Star Getaway to Costa Rica

  • Getaway to a Private Villa in Bali for Six People with Private Chef

  • Washington Capitals “Stanley Cup Ring” Masterpiece

  • Max Scherzer Hand-Signed Rare Washington Nationals Jersey

  • Floor Seats at the Washington Wizards with VIP seating, parking and food included

  • Soccer Clinic for Kids with Women’s World Cup & Olympic Star Carli Lloyd

  • James Taylor Hand-Signed Acoustic Guitar

  • 5-Star Retreat to Wine Country

  • Thanksgiving Day Parade in NYC VIP Brunch Viewing Experience

  • Designer jewelry, handbags, sunglasses and other great fashion accessories

Make sure to stop by the silent auction to view these and many more incredible auction items!

If you have any questions before Friday evenings event, please e-mail Bob Schless at rschless@sowhatelse.org. 

We look forward to seeing you soon on Friday!