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June 25, 2018

Photos: The Young Friends Ball on the Square

The annual black-tie gala raises funds for Rittenhouse Square

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Emily Rollet, Leanne Weiner and Lauren Toepel at the Young Friends Ball on the Square at Rittenhouse Square, Friday, June 22, 2018.

The Young Friends Ball on the Square was held Friday, June 22 at Rittenhouse Square. The first-time event attracted a sold-out crowd of 400, which enjoyed specialty cocktails from Beam Suntory and 13th Street Cocktail Catering, food provided by Starr Events, and entertainment by Mole Street Artists, including DJ Adrian Hardy along with notable dance band Brian Williams and the Get Back. 

The Young Friends of Rittenhouse Square is a division of the Friends of Rittenhouse Square for members 21 to 41 years old. The Friends of Rittenhouse Square is a non-profit organization that funds and manages a majority of the programs needed to sustain the park.

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Nicole Zaman and Amin Zaman at the Young Friends Ball on the Square at Rittenhouse Square, Friday, June 22, 2018.

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Ryan and Emily Soloby at the Young Friends Ball on the Square at Rittenhouse Square, Friday, June 22, 2018.


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Lizzy McGowan and Lindsay Neath at the Young Friends Ball on the Square at Rittenhouse Square, Friday, June 22, 2018.

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Scott Brown and Mike Likogiannis at the Young Friends Ball on the Square at Rittenhouse Square, Friday, June 22, 2018.

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Al Butler and Jayel Lewis at the Young Friends Ball on the Square at Rittenhouse Square, Friday, June 22, 2018.

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Deneen Spatz and Kai Xu at the Young Friends Ball on the Square at Rittenhouse Square, Friday, June 22, 2018.

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Brian LaPann and Alicia LaPann at the Young Friends Ball on the Square at Rittenhouse Square, Friday, June 22, 2018.

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Joe Jingoli and Lauren Maiale at the Young Friends Ball on the Square at Rittenhouse Square, Friday, June 22, 2018.

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Kaitlin Faherty, Natasha Reid-Bailey and Nicole Aureliew at the Young Friends Ball on the Square at Rittenhouse Square, Friday, June 22, 2018.

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Sapna Bhatt and Brandon Walsh, co-chairs of the Young Friends Ball on the Square, Friday, June 22, 2018.