A special evening honoring individuals of distinction



Hon. Rick Perry

 US Secretary of Energy

Hon. Steny Hoyer

 Majority Leader

US House of Representatives

Hon. Makan Delrahim

 Asst. Attorney General (Antitrust)

US Department of Justice


Prominent political, business, international and academic leaders come together in a pleasant and decidedly non-partisan environment for the Lamplighter Awards in order to recognize individuals of distinction. A number of members of the diplomatic corps attend, making it a highlight of the Washington calendar every year.


Honorees/special guests at various events have included: 

Vice President Joe Biden, Congressional leaders Hon. Paul Ryan, John Boehner, Chuck Schumer, Kevin McCarthy, Steny Hoyer, Eric Cantor, Roy Blunt, John Lewis, Ed Royce and Jim Clyburn; Cabinet members Treasury Sec. Jack Lew, HUD Sec. Julian Castro, DHS Sec. Michael Chertoff, Energy Sec. Sam Bodman, White House Chiefs of Staff Joshua Bolten, Rahm Emanuel, Denis McDonough, OMB Director Jeff Zients, Secretary Dan Glickman; DC Mayor Anthony A. Williams, GWU President Stephen J. Trachtenberg, violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman and Boston Properties Chairman Mortimer B. Zuckerman.


June 18, 2019

15 Sivan, 5779


 Organization of

American States 

17th St. and Constitution Ave. NW

Washington DC 20006

7th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW7th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW


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