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The 12th Annual LBF Fall Ball
Determined to Fund Change.

Saturday, Nove
mber 4, 2023
Columbia Country Club

7pm - 11:30pm 

Event Details: 

Cocktails, Dinner, Silent & Live Auction, Live Music 


Attire: Black Tie Optional 

Thank you for joining us for an incredible evening in support of the Lilabean Foundation for Pediatric Brain Cancer Research. The 12th Annual Fall Ball was  complete with cocktails, dinner, raffle, silent & live auction items, plus music by local artist Andrew Deerin. We were honored to have Tommy McFly back as our emcee. Once again, this event was a wonderful time, where friends, new and old, gathered and supported a meaningful cause as we continue to fund change for kids affected by pediatric brain cancer. 

Read the full recap on the event HERE and know that you can still help fund change by making a donation to the event.



Check out the
2023 Fall Ball Video

2023 Live & Silent Auction Details 

Thanks to everyone who donated to this year's Live and Silent Auctions!  Here is a little sneak peak of what you can expect to have the opportunity to bid on this Fall Ball! 


4th of July Fireworks from the Kennedy Center Terrace

Take a front-row seat for the most spectacular fireworks show from one of the best rooftop views in the city. The Kennedy Center Roof Terrace overlooks sunset on the Potomac River and offers panoramic views of our nation’s monuments.

  • Tickets for twelve 12 guests

  • Dinner

  • Open bar

  • Incredible Live music

  • (6) parking passes for the day of the event.

Scottsdale Getaway Package with Golf at Wildfire Golf Club

Package includes


  • 2-night stay at the beautiful JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa with Griffin Club access (i.e. club level)

  • A round of golf for two (2) at the Wildfire Golf Club, the resort’s championship course designed by Arnold Palmer and Nick Faldo.

  • The JW Griffin Club inclusive experience includes a chef-prepared breakfast buffet, midday lunch buffet, evening hors d’oeuvres, hosted premium bar and dessert sampling.

  • $1,000 Southwest gift card

  • Dining gift card for $300 at the famous Dominick’s Steakhouse




  • Incredible Vacations, near and far!

  • Beautiful Art

  • Rare Wine

  • Patagonia Gear

  • Tickets to the Nationals, Capitals, Wizards and Commanders Games

  • Amazing Restaurant Gift Cards

… And so much more!  Bidding will be via a mobile app, and bidding will open on Thursday, November 2

Thank you to our Fall Ball Committees!

This event would not be possible without the hard work and dedication of our event chair, committee chairs and the hardworking committees. We are so grateful for your involvement and dedication to helping fund a cure for pediatric brain cancer.

Event Chair: Stewi Corno

Host Committee

Sponsorship Committee 

  • Caitlin & Evan Behr

  • Andy & Stewi Corno

  • Christine & Andrew Deerin

  • Lauren & Nick DeSarno

  • Sheila & David Dugan

  • Kelly & John Frekko

  • Anne & Adam Hemeon

  • Katie & Bob Kirchner 

  • Meredith & Joe Moore

  • Lindsay & Mikey Pomponi

  • Carol & Frank Pound

  • Alyssa & Joe Zachmann

  • Beth Beach

  • Kathleen Bula

  • Meg Cortezi

  • Jessica Flynn

  • Melissa Garcia

  • Alexandra Greeves

  • Lindsey McElhaney

  • Evan Sheehan

Auction Committee 

  • Mashall Ali

  • Kat Abdo

  • Lauren Billings

  • Maria Casey

  • Yanna Comstock

  • Kyle Helmstetter

  • Whitney Irish

  • Caroline Jones

  • Natalie Kristobek

  • Lisa Maynard

  • Seana McCann

  • Kyley McGeeney

  • Susan Nester

  • Jen Rampulla

  • Shelby Whittier

  • Suzanne Yavor

  • Lauren Tintchev


Thank you to our Sponsors! 

Jack Purssord Courage Award Sponsor

Raise the Paddle Sponsor

HERO Family Impact Sponsor

Microsoft Employees via the Give Campaign

Koozie Sponsor

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Espresso Martini Bar Sponsor

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Table Sponsors

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Meg Cortezi & Leslie Bellavia

Kyle Helmstetter

Jessica & Pat Flynn

Meridith & Joe Moore

Carol & Frank Pound

Wine Pull Sponsor

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Cocktail Sponsor

Mission Sponsors

The Ortenzio Family

Louise & Nick Cortezi

Auction Sponsor

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Giveaway Sponsors

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Bistro Table Sponsor

Jackie & Kevin 

Cocktail Table Sponsors

The Highfill Family

Paige & Alex Hahn

The Pappas Family


LBF Candy Bar Sponsor

Hero Sponsors

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Hoya Crease Club &

The Gaffney Family

Standing Together for a Cure

The Bax Family

2007 Hoya Teammates

Caitlin & Brendan Cannon

Jessi & Tim Frend

Kyley & John McGeeney

Amanda Stout

LBF Volunteer of the Year Award Sponsor


11for11 Sponsor

Margaret & Salvatore Bellavia

Mary & Jack Devilbiss

Katie & Bob Kirchner

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LBF Loyalist Sponsors

Mary & Tim Conley

The Cinkala Family Fund

Sandra & Michael Nanney

The Sanders Family

David Fialkov

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