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 Christina Brandewie, CABBochon Co.

Co Vice President & Events: Meghan Carroll, Meg C Gallery

Co Vice President & Membership:  Laura Clyde, CAI Insurance     

Past Presidents: Laurie Watt, Mayer and Watt 

Treasurer : Andrea Carnahan-Koenig, Annie K Designs

Treasurer in Training:  Bonnie Cornell, Montgomery Jewelry

Secretary: Robyn Dufty, Dufty Weis Opals

Communication: Lauren Duff-Major, Renée James & Charlotte Conway, H&M

Member-at-Large: Stefanie Wesdorp, Jewel-Craft, Inc

"In the Know" Washington, DC Trip 2020

Wednesday, April 15th


Sunday, April 19th, 2020


Ticket Sales:

$195 Members

$195 Member's Plus One ( Limited 1 per member)

$245 Non-Members

Thursday, April 16th: Hillwood Executive Tour  
Friday,  April 17th:  Smithsonian Backroom Tour
Saturday, April 18th: Four Season Lunch and DC Tea

**Transportation and Hotel costs are NOT included with the above prices.**

Private Hillwood Tour

A private tour of Hillwood Museum and Gardens home of the famous Marjorie Merriweather Post's home and jewelry collection.


Hillwood Museum 

The Executive Tour: 

Includes lunch & gardens tours 
presented with a lecture from the house curator with slides and much more detailed information. We can request the curator to be Jewelry industry focused.  Then, we would be taken around by the curator whom is much more knowledgeable with the collection.


Private Smithsonian Tour

A private tour of the Smithsonian Gem and mineral room including the back vaults of the national collection.



WJA Afternoon Tea

"DC Tea" at The Four Seasons Hotel

Enjoy the afternoon with a reflection of DC’s art and culture scene. DC Tea is a chic and modern way to spend a Saturday afternoon.  Bottomless Moët Champagne is served as guests indulge in cherry blossom petit-fours and cucumber-mint crust-less sandwiches. The food and champagne is not all! It's the perfect time to mix and mingle with the other WJA chapter members!


You're welcome to travel to Washington, DC any way you prefer, but if you choose the train; see the website below for more details!

Union Terminal Train Station

1301 Western Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45203


Hyatt Regency
Washington on Capitol Hill

400 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C., United States, 20001
We have a block of rooms reserved. The room rates are as follows:

Single $239 per night (Plus sales tax)
Double $239 per night (Pluse sales tax)
Triple $264 per night (Plus sales tax)
Quad $289 per night (Plus sales tax)

 When you call to reserve your room, state that you're with WJA to receive the discounted rate.

Phone number: 
+1 202 737 1234