2019 Annual Gala: Harvest of Health & Happiness


Many thanks to all who contributed to or attended our 26th Annual Gala with our Honorary Chair Kristen Coffield on September 21, 2019.

Please view our 2019 Annual Gala Program. Our 2019 Online Auction was held from October 10-24, 2019.


With appreciation to our 2019 Gala Sponsors and our Host Committee:

Platinum Sponsors

Drew Cariaso and Erich Veitenheimer

Marcia and Klaus Zech

Gold Sponsor

Terry Hayes

Cocktail Reception Sponsor

Christine and Tim Conlon

Silver Sponsors

Mary and Skipp Calvert

Becky and Bobby Hartness

Bronze Sponsors

Leslie S. Ariail

Drew Cariaso, Erich Veitenheimer and Chris Holly

Wine Sponsors

Leslie Ariail

NOVA Liquidation, LLC

Floral Design Sponsor

Media Sponsors

2019 Gala Host Committee

Drew Cariaso (Co-Chair)

Joanne Sawczuk (Co-Chair)

Leslie Ariail

Barbara Becker

Skipp Calvert

Laura Dowling

Ashley Greer

Amanda Mertins

Melissa Sigler

Jan Test

Media Coverage

“American Horticultural Society Hosts 26th Annual Gala” – Alexandria Living, Oct. 26, 2019

“American Horticultural Society 26th Annual Gala” – VIP Alexandria, Oct. 11, 2019


“American Horticultural Society Holds Annual Fundraising Gala”Alexandria Times, Oct. 10, 2019

Photo Gallery


Enjoy these photos from the 2019 Annual Gala and view our complete albums on Flickr.