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Sunday Gridiron Reprise with State Society Pre-Show Reception


FOR THOSE WHO HAVE PREVIOUSLY BOUGHT TICKETS THROUGH US .....Your tickets will be at Will Call on the Ballroom level of the hotel. You will also be getting an email from us later today or tomorrow (Saturday) asking who will be picking up your tickets, particularly if you are arriving at the hotel at a different time than your guest(s).

FOR THOSE WHO HAVE NOT YET BOUGHT TICKETS. Tickets for this hilarious show may still available through EventBrite for $70 and a fee of $5.89 per ticket. Visit www.bit.ly/GridironSunday19 If you are prompted for a password, use: GridPass2019Sun

Your tickets will also be available under your name at the Will-Call. If you have any questions, please contact Gridiron Sunday Sales Chair Carol Stevens at carolstevens6@gmail.com or 703-861-2164.

At the pre-show reception, around 2:15 pm, be sure to look for the sign State Society Members Meet Here as we have asked a few of the Gridiron Club journalists, including Susan Page, bureau chief of USA Today, to join us in a section of the reception hallway.

MORE DETAILS: For 130 years, a great Washington tradition known as the Gridiron Show has skewered Presidents and congressional leaders, political candidates and journalists. The Gridiron Club and Foundation will once again regale official Washington at a white-tie dinner on a Saturday night in March with satire and songs. The next day, March 3, the club puts on another performance – known as the Gridiron Sunday Reprise for associations and that means US!

Members and friends of NJSS have been invited to take part in this reprise on Sunday, March 3, 2019. Until February 18, you can purchase tickets below for $70 each, (most reasonable because we don't charge you processing fees), but you must purchase on or before the DEADLINE: Again, Monday, February 18 at midnight..

If you are from another state society,, please email Nancy Fatemi at info@njss.org after your purchase and let her know which state society.

The show will be held in the ballroom of the Washington Renaissance Hotel, 999 Ninth Street NW. A reception, which includes beer, wine, soft drinks and snacks, begins at 2 p.m. and the show starts at 3 p.m. and ends by 5 p.m.We invite Gridiron Club journalists to join us and other state society members at this 2 pm reception for a few remarks and to socialize before the performance. Dress is business casual.

What you will see during the show is Gridiron members -- well-known faces that might include Susan Page of USA Today, John King of CNN, Andrea Mitchell of NBC, Judy Woodruff of PBS and Bret Baier of Fox News -- performing hilarious songs and skits in costume.

Syndicated columnist Mark Shields relays highlights of the speeches and jokes that were delivered by the honored guests the night before. Running the musical performance is the director of the President’s Own, the United States Marine Band, Lt. Col. Jason Fettig, the Club's musical director.

PURCHASE TICKETS
Our tickets are $70 with no processing fee and can be purchased through us immediately, below. It is too late to pay by check

When you purchase tickets online, the Paypal acknowledgement will appear, you will not get an emailed receipt. Tickets will be waiting for you at the Will Call Table at the event itself, under New Jersey State Society.

We will also email ticket purchasers on or about Monday, February 25, with additional details, such as where in the hotel's reception hallway the state society members will gather for the 2 pm reception.

QUESTIONS? Contact Nancy Fatemi at info@njss.org or call 202 580 9775. If no answer, call or text 703 577 0070.


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