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Monaco – themed Washington DC fundraiser draws Las Vegas consular contingent March 23, 2011

Posted by jonathanwarren in Consul of Monaco, Las Vegas.
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The Prevent Cancer Foundation annual spring gala is always themed with a country.  On March 11, 2011, the theme was “The Enchanting Principality of Monaco.” 

Amanda Heffner and Patrice Brunet

Amanda Heffner and Patrice Brunet with Las Vegas Consulate group Photo: Washington Scene

Ambassador Noghes, Consul Warren, Jim Aldige, Ambassador Nematov

Ambassador Noghes, Consul Warren, Jim Aldige, Ambassador Nematov

At the front of the room of nearly 900 guests was the table of the Consulate of Monaco in Las Vegas, co-sponsored by China Pharmahub Corp.  In all, the Las Vegas Consulate accounted for 14 attendees to the DC events.  The Foundation raised $1.2 million.

Among the guests at the Consul’s table were H.E. Ilhom Nimotov, Ambassador of Uzbekistan to the USA; the Honorable Gary Furlong, Consul General of Uzbekistan; the Honorable Paulina Biggs Sparkuhl, Consul of Chile in Las Vegas; Mr. Van Heffner, CEO of the Nevada Hotel and Lodging Association and Ms. Amanda Heffner; renowned attorney to Canadian Olympians Mr. Partice Brunet; J. Kathleen Baroness von Schaefer; Mr. Felix Danciu and Miss Kim Schmidt, both of Olive Capital.   The table was sponsored by Mr. Richard Lui, CEO of China Pharmahub Corp, who attended with Miss Monica Ding, Founder and CFO of the company.

Cosmopolitan gathering at Monaco-themed DC Fundraiser

Gary Furlong, Hon. Consul General of Uzbekistan; Amanda Heffner; Van Heffner, CEO Nevada Hotel and Lodging Association; Maguy Maccario, Consul General of Monaco in New York; Ambassador Ilhom Nematov of Uzbekistan; Jonathan Warren, Consul of Monaco; Michel Bouquier, Monaco Director of Tourism. Photo: The Scene

Dignitaries representing the Principality of Monaco at the event also included H.E. Gilles Nóghes, Ambassador of the Principality of Monaco, H.E. Jose Badia, Minister of Foreign Affairs; Hon. Maguy Maccario-Doyle, Consul General of Monaco in New York; Mr. Michel Bouquier, Director of Conventions and Tourism, and others.

In addition to the celebrations of the event, a great deal of business was discussed, and promising relationships developed.

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