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Spring Affair 2022: Once Upon A Time...

May 14, 2022

The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, DC

1150 22nd Street NW, Washington, DC 20037


6:30pm Cocktails and Silent Auction

8:00pm Dinner, Entertainment, Harmony Awards presentation, and Live Auction


On behalf of our Board of Directors, GMCW is thrilled to invite you to our annual fundraiser, Spring Affair, which will be held on May 14, 2022. The theme this year will be Once Upon A Time... as we return to the glamorous Ritz-Carlton, Washington, DC for an evening of fun, fairy tales, and happily-ever-afters. We invite you to join us for dinner, entertainment, special presentations, an open-bar reception, the Harmony Award winners, and more. There will also be silent and live auctions, plus our special celebrity guest emcee Miss Richfield 1981!



Miss Richfield 1981 is a drag legend. Her live performances have received critical acclaim, with the New York Post declaring Miss Richfield 1981 "the must-see act in Provincetown" and Twincities.com noting "in these divided times, Miss R is tonic - and gin - for the soul." In addition to selling out venues each year in top markets throughout the United States, Miss Richfield is the best-selling act each summer in Provincetown, MA filling the Pilgrim House five nights a week, and continues to be a headline act with Atlantis Events cruise ships and resorts.  Over the years, Miss Richfield has appeared on numerous television shows including The Tonight Show, Today on NBC, Cake Boss on TLC, Watch What Happens Live on Bravo, and as part of the cast of Talk Show The Game Show on TruTV. She also created the online franchise "Bingo Bonanza," and has been a television spokesperson for Orbitz travel company.

2022 Harmony Award recipients

DC Council Chairperson Phil Mendelson

Robert T. Boaz (posthumous)

Metro Weekly


Shawn Morris and Erich Sommerfeldt
Spring Affair Co-Chairs


 COVID Policy

The health and safety of all artists, members, and patrons remains our top priority. We will abide by the health and safety policies and protocols in place at the venues that we utilize for our events. At this time, the Ritz-Carlton is requiring proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 along with matching photo ID to attend events in the venue.

Masks are also required to be worn at all times for all patrons and visitors regardless of vaccination status except while actively eating or drinking.

Patrons with a medical condition that prevents vaccination must provide proof of a recent negative COVID-19 PCR or antigen laboratory test, taken within 48 hours of the event.

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Gay Men's Chorus of Washington, DC


The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C., 22nd Street Northwest, Washington, DC, USA

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