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The Inaugural Champions for Children Recognition Ceremony

DateBox EventDetailTime EventDetailLocation
Oct 12, 2022
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Congressional Country Club
Bethesda, MD

Please join us as we support The Lourie Center for Children's Social & Emotional Wellness at the inaugural Champions for Children Recognition Ceremony

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Champions for Children

Champions for Children Recognition Ceremony

Join us for a wonderful evening as we honor a multitude of high-profile attendees for their dedicated work/philanthropy in the field of children's mental health. This evening will also be dedicated to raising funds to support the incredible work being done at The Lourie Center for Children's Social and Emotional Wellness.

Please Join Us

Please join us as we support The Lourie Center and honor:

  • Cynthia Germanotta, Inaugural Champions for Children Award President, Born this Way Foundation, co-founded with her daughter, Lady Gaga, to support youth mental health and work with young people to build a kinder, braver world.
  • Bruce D. Perry, M.D., Ph.D., The Reginald S. Lourie Award Principal of The Neurosequential Network, Co Author of “What Happened to You?” with Oprah Winfrey
  • Senator Chris Van Hollen, The Lifetime Champion Award
  • Congressman Jamie Raskin, Outstanding Public Service Award
  • Congressman David Trone, Outstanding Public Service Award
  • Kai-leé Berke, Dr. T. Berry Brazelton Award, Founding Partner at Hana Education, early childhood expert, author, strategic education executive, and life-long educator
  • With Master of Ceremonies, Lesli Foster, Evening Anchor, WUSA9

Host Committee Champions for Children

About Champions for Children:

Champions for Children is a network of women who inspire, influence and leverage their experience and relationships to move from awareness to action by raising funds and supporting the Lourie Center as a model of early intervention success.

Tamika Tremaglio, National Honorary Chair, Champions for Children | Hillary Baltimore | Rebecca Bennett | Maureen Bryant | Jackie Terry Burman | Lynne Carbone | Kendall Ciesemier | Helen Dellheim | Tia Disick | Maureen Dymond | Diana Eisenstat | Susan Glover | Divya Gupta | Marianthi Hatzigeorgiou | Cecilia Hodges | Louisa Hollman | Wendy Kisch | Lee Parker | Tracye Polson | Nancy Reller | Monica Schmude | Paula Widerlite

About the Lourie Center

The Lourie Center for Children’s Social and Emotional Wellness, located in Rockville, MD, provides best-practice, trauma-informed services for young children experiencing high levels of mental health issues and adversity. This Center also includes an evidence-based, regional, and national therapeutic preschool program.


Alan Ezagui, Development Director at 301-984-4444 or send an email

Schedule & Location


Date Time Location
1. Wed, October 12 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM Congressional Country Club

Location Details

  • Congressional Country Club
    8500 River Road
    Bethesda, MD 20817

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