Post date: Sep 29, 2010 4:15:30 AM

Arlington Free Clinic ( will hold its Annual Benefit Gala on Saturday, October 16, 2010 at the Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner.

This black-tie event will feature a fabulous silent auction, an exciting raffle, an elegant formal dinner, and dancing.

WHO: Arlington Free Clinic

WHAT: Annual Gala “Starry Starry Night”

WHERE: Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner

1700 Tysons Boulevard

McLean, Virginia

WHEN: Saturday, October 16, 2010, 6.00 pm to 12.00 midnight

Proceeds from the Gala are critical to the success of the Clinic’s mission as a nonprofit, community-based, volunteer-driven organization committed to providing quality health services to low-income, uninsured county residents.. Today’s economy has made this mission more important than ever, with the number of people seeking care at the Clinic more than doubling over the past year. In 2009 the Clinic offered close to 10,000 free medical visits and the pharmacy dispensed over 15,000 prescriptions.

Individual tickets for the Gala are $300 per person and sponsorships and tables are also available. To purchase, call (703) 979-1425, extension 143, or visit

For more information, please contact Grainne Fetherston at (703) 241-9824 or