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Media Types Party on the Mall

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L: Luke Russert and date. R: Meredith Stencil and friend.

Media types like NBC’s Luke Russert, Bloomberg’s Susan Roberts, Examiner’s Tara Palmeri, CBS’ Meredith Stencil, USA Today’s Rebecca Heslin, Pamela’s Punch blogger Pamela Sorensen, Mix 107.3′s Tommy McFly, Washington Life’s Michael Clements and blogger Allison Priebe Brooks spent Saturday night under the stars on the National Mall for the L’Enfant Society’s second annual “Ball on the Mall.”

The sold-out event, boasting a beautiful clear tent, dinner, dancing and plenty of drinks offered journalists the perfect venue to mix and mingle with celeb-types and the city’s young movers and shakers. And though Whitney Houston who was rumored to make an appearance, didn’t show, Ricky Schroder did.

Addressing the dinner, the Silver Spoons star said, “I didn’t even know this was a problem until someone told me,” and then promised a tent full of guests, including the Mexican Ambassador Arturo Sarukhan, that he’d tell more celebrities about the organization and their efforts to restore and improve the National Mall.

The event raised $350,000, exceeding its goal by $130K.

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Susan Roberts, Matt Dornic, Andy Baldwin, Pamela Sorensen, Karin Tanabe

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L: Matt Haller and Rebecca Heslin look over the menu R: Mix 107.3′ Tommy McFly

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A Toast to CBS’s Chaggaris

From L to R: CBS’ Fernando Suarez, Steve’s wife Jennifer Chaggaris, Steve, Kaylee Hartung and Rob Hendin.

Colleagues and friends came together for a goodbye party for CBS News former Political Director Steve Chaggaris at Darlington House in Dupont Circle. Chaggaris is going to work for Allbritton as the new director of TV projects and senior executive producer, where he will help launch a new metro website cable channel.

In attendance: CBS Washington Bureau Chief Chris Isham, Deputy Bureau Chief Jim McGlinchy, White House correspondent Chip Reid, Christine Delargy, Meredith Stencil and Michelle Levi.

Hacks & Flaks Happy Hour

Last night at Union Pub, hacks and flaks gathered for some drinks and basketball (and tips and info sharing, of course).

And who was there? Sasha Issenberg, Erin McPike and Meredith Stencil, Jessica Brady and Elizabeth Brotherton.

From the Hill (the poor journos were greatly outnumbered): Scott Mulhauser from Lautenberg’s office, Joe Shoemaker, Max Gleischman and Christina Mulka from Durbin’s office, Mike Spahn from Murray’s, Alex Reese from Shaheen’s, Cassie Harvey from Mikulski’s, Jennifer Kohl from Rep. Elijah Cummings’s, NRDC’s Erin Allweiss, Jamie Smith from Rockefeller’s office, Jena Longo with Commerce Committee, Rachel Racusen with the House Ed. Committee, Alexis Marks from Matsui’s office, SEUI’s Mark McCullough, Adrianne Marsh from McCaskill’s, Doug Thornell from Van Hollen’s and former Politico Dan Reilly, now from Markey’s office.