Celebrity guest list released for Mt. Airy USA’s major fundraising dinner

Mt. Airy USA has released a list of confirmed celebrity guests for this fall’s “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?” event. This is community group’s major fundraising event for the year.

Among some of the notables who attendees may be able to chat with include: Cindy Bass, Democratic nominee for the Eighth District Council seat, Lloyd Ayers, Fire Commissioner, and Seth Williams, District Attorney.

Each table will be visited by three celebrity guests during the course of the dinner.

The event is scheduled for Saturday, September 24, 2011 at the Commodore Barry Club, 6815 Emlen St. in Mt. Airy. It will run from 6:30 – 11:00 p.m.


Registration is required to attend. MAUSA has set up a website to sign up.


The list of confirmed celebrity guests.

1. Lloyd Ayres, Philadelphia Fire Commissioner

2. Cindy Bass, Sr. Policy Advisor to Rep. Chaka Fattah

3. Renee Cardwell-Hughes, CEO American Red Cross

4. Tamala Edwards, Anchor Action News

5. Jim Ellis, Swim Coach and subject of the movie “Pride”

6. Rep. Dwight Evans, PA House of Representatives

7. Scott Gordon, CEO, Mastry Charter Schools

8. William Hankowsky, President, CEO, Liberty Property Trust

9. Richard Negrin, Managing Director City of Philadelphia

10. Joseph Poon, Asian Fusion Chef and Cookbook Author

11. Wendell Pritchett, Chancellor, Rutgers-Camden

12. Annette Rizzo, Judge Phila. Court of Common Pleas

13. Michael Rosenzweig, President, CEO Nat. Museum of Jewish American History

14. Timothy Rub, Director, CEO Philadelphia Museum of Art

15. Daniel Rubin, Columnist, Philadelphia Inquirer

16. Witold Rybczynski, Architect, Author, Professor of Urbanism

17. Chris Satullo, Exec Director of News and Civic Dialogue, WHYY

18. David Thornburgh, ED, Fels Institute of Government

19. Alan Tu, Editor, Newsworks.org

20. Seth Williams, Philadelphia District Attorney

21. Ameenah Young, PA Convention Center Authority

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