Black Tie and Diamonds

Black Tie & Diamonds 2017

Please join us at the Annapolis Rotary Black Tie & Diamond 14th Annual Gala 


BENEFITING Samaritan House of Annapolis 


  6:00 -11:00 PM  



"We can do together what we cannot do alone"

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Full Tables $1500.00 -  Single Ticket $150.00
6pm Cocktail Hour | 7pm Dinner Served 

Silent Auction, Live Auction, Photo Booth, Live band, Dancing

Recipient of this year’s event is Samaritan House of Annapolis.

The mission of the Samaritan House is to reintegrate their clients into the local community and society at large as fully functioning members, free from the use of alcohol and/or illicit drugs. The motto is "We can do together what we cannot do alone" The approach is to utilize evidence-based protocol to help the client take responsibility for himself, his treatment, his recovery and his community.

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Black Tie & Diamonds 2016

6pm Cocktail Hour | 7pm Dinner Served

Enjoy cocktails and hors d'oeuvres while perusing the Silent Auction. Then you wll enjoy a seated dinner with a Live Auction. Your evening will be topped with a decadent dessert and dancing by a live band!

Also, consider supporting the cause with other opportunities including a raffle.

The mission for Seeds 4 Success is "Guiding children living in Annapolis public and subsidized housing so they become healthy, successful adults."  

From 2008-2014, S4S has grown from a loosely- defined, after-school group to a research-based, results-oriented, multi-program organization. In 2012, Eastport Girls Club (an S4S program) was selected as the Best Community-Based Mentoring Program in Anne Arundel County. Also in 2012, S4S received the Fannie Lou Hamer Award, honoring women from various racial backgrounds who have demonstrated a propensity toward social justice. S4S is the first organization to receive this award.

S4S currently has three programs: Eastport Girls ClubI Am a Reader, and Parent Challenge.


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2014 Black Tie and Diamonds

The 2014 Black Tie & Diamonds will be on Saturday, March 1 at 6:00 PM at Loews hotel. The Beneficiary for the event this year is the YWCA of Annapolis and AA County.

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2013 Black Tie and Diamonds

2012 Black Tie and Diamonds

The Rotary Club of Annapolis will host its premiere gala, “Black Tie and Diamonds,” from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, March 3, 2012, at the Westin Annapolis Hotel on Westgate Circle in Annapolis. The event will include a cocktail hour, silent and live auctions, a raffle, and dinner and dancing to the music of NightLife, a high energy band with a reputation for keeping dancers on the dance floor. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Anne Arundel County Public Library Foundation.

Tickets are $150 per person or $1,500 for a table of 10. To order tickets, visit or call 877-333-9667.

NOTE: The Men’s Wearhouse is proud to offer $40 off all tuxedo rental styles for this special occasion.

Simply reference group # 3617563 when ordering your tuxedo. Orders placed after 2/25/12 will be subject to a rush fee. Prices start as low as $49.99 on select styles.
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2011 Black Tie and Diamonds

The Annapolis Rotary Club held its eighth annual "Black Tie and Diamonds" gala Saturday, March 5, 2011 at the Annapolis Westin Hotel. Millenium out of DC will be the band for the night (6PM 'till Midnight), cost is $150 per person. The proceeds from this year's event will benefit the Light House Shelter.

The event raised 68,100 to the Annapolis Light House Shelter

Chara Hutzell, left, president of the Rotary Club of Annapolis, and Dave Wright, right, co-chairman of the club’s Black Tie and Diamonds gala, present a $68,100 donation on June 9 at the Annapolis Yacht Club to the Light House Shelter and Support Center representatives. Staff are, from second from left, Pam Siemer, development director; Debra Bird, president of the Friends of the Light House; and Elizabeth Kinney, executive director. The funds were raised at the annual benefit held this spring at the Westin Hotel. The club is planning its next year’s gala to benefit the Anne Arundel County Public Library Foundation

2010 Black Tie and Diamonds

The Rotary Club of Annapolis held the 2010 Black Tie and Diamonds gala on March 6 at the Westin Hotel of Annapolis, with cocktails at 6 p.m. followed by dinner at 7 p.m. and dancing to midnight. Gala benefits the Wellness House of Annapolis. Tickets: $150 per person. 443-951-0340 or 877-333-9667 or buy at Ron Baradel is ticket chairman, Ron Bieberich is event chairman.

2009 Black Tie and Diamonds

The Annapolis Rotary Club held its sixth annual "Black Tie and Diamonds" gala at The Westin in Annapolis on Saturday, March 7, 2009 (7PM 'till Midnight). The proceeds from this year's event will benefit Maryland Therapeutic Riding.