Mrs. District of Columbia Deanna McCray James enjoys the silent auction and cocktail hour at SneakerBall with Washington Mystics mascot, Lucky.
Mrs. District of Columbia Photograph by Gwendolyn Purdom
Washington Redskins player Chris Cooley, who was presented with the Solid Character Award later in the evening is excited to see Special Olympian and global messenger speaker for the Special Olympics Frank Stephens. Stephens later inducted Eunice Kennedy
Chris Cooley at the SneakerBall Photograph by Gwendolyn Purdom
Big names in Washington sports and business find their seats in the main dining room. Awards like Best Mascot and Sports Play of the Year were presented by emcees Steve Buckhantz and Lindsay Czarniak and amplified on the three giant projection screens abo
SneakerBall Photograph by Gwendolyn Purdom
Colorful, one-of-a-kind sneakers from ArtWhino graced the sleek dinner tables in honor of the athletic theme.
SnearkBall Tables Photograph by Gwendolyn Purdom