The 28th Flax Trust/America Champagne Reception & Breakfast took place on Tuesday November 20th 2018, The Hay-Adams The Rooftop Terrace. Co-Chairs Jim Boland, Chair Flax Trust/America & Mike McCurry, Director Flax Trust/America
Honorees Michael O’Neil, Of Counsel, K & L Gates LLP, Sr Mary Turley, Trustee/Director Flax Trust, Terry McAuliffe, Former Governor State of Virginia, Mike McCurry, Director Flax Trust/America, Jim Boland, Chair Flax Trust/America, Hon Dan Mulhall, Ambassador of Ireland to the United States, Hon Jim Walsh, Director Flax Trust/America
Following the Champagne Reception Jim Boland welcomes guests and invites Fr. Van Dyke, (Georgetown) to give the invocation. Brief reports were given by Siobhan O’Neil, Director Flax Trust/America –SSEI Report and Steve Coyle, Director Flax Trust/America – UCIT Report.
Jim Boland acknowledged specific guests and spoke on Honoree Larry Hogan, 62nd Governor of the State of Maryland.
Mike McCurry introduced Honoree Terry McAuliffe, 72nd Governor of Virginia. Sr. Mary Turley presented the Flax Trust Award, Terry McAuliffe responded.
Hon. James Walsh K & L Gates LLC / Director Flax Trust/America introduced Honoree Mike O’ Neil Of Counsel, K & L Gates LLC. Sr Mary presented the Flax Trust Award. Mike O’Neil responded.
Jim Boland invited comments from Hon. Dan Mulhall, Ambassador of Ireland to the United States, Richard Cushnie, Deputy Director NI Bureau and James Hooley Head of British Embassy Political Section.
Mike McCurry linked live with Fr Myles Kavanagh C.P., Founder Flax Trust and invited comments.
Jim Boland invited remarks from guests. Sr Mary Turley thanked sponsors.
Jim Boland thanked guests, made the presentations to the winner of the round trip to Ireland courtesy of United, Pernod Ricard winners and drew the proceedings to a close.
Some of the guests attending the Event: