For Immediate Release March 28, 2023

BALTIMORE, MD - Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital (MWPH) announces plans for its 9th Annual Storybook Gala.  Returning Gala chair, Alison Cohen, revealed this year’s gala will be held November 4, 2023, 7 pm - 12 am, at the Marriott Owings Mills Metro Centre Hotel. Cohen also shared that this year’s theme is "Peter Pan" and MCB Real Estate, LLC will serve as the gala's Presenting Sponsor.

"I am absolutely thrilled to be back in my role as chair of the Storybook Gala, working alongside a committee of truly dedicated volunteers," said Cohen, who is Vice President of Admiral Leasing. “It is an honor to be a part of an event that will bring joy and magic to the lives of the children we serve. We couldn’t do it without all of our dedicated supporters, and I cannot wait to come together for what promises to be a truly enchanting evening.”

Over the years, the Storybook Gala has raised more than $2.3 million for much-needed funding to support the advanced specialty programs and services MWPH provides for more than 8,500 children, annually.

“MCB Real Estate is a Maryland based company dedicated to supporting and uplifting our community,” said P. David Bramble, managing partner at MCB Real Estate, LLC. “Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital’s prestigious reputation for helping children heal and grow is directly in line with our commitment to nurturing the very best in our city and state. It is our pleasure to support this Baltimore institution.”

The 2023 Storybook Gala will include a cocktail hour, dinner, dancing, both a silent auction and live auction, “Fund-A-Wish" appeal, restaurant gift basket raffle, and much more fun with its whimsical theme. Community events leading up to the November gala will raise excitement and support for the major event including Bubbles for Babies scheduled for April 20.

Be sure to “like” Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital on Facebook and follow the hospital on Twitter to remain updated on Gala happenings. Tickets will go on sale in August. For information on sponsorship opportunities, call 410-578-5315.


About Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital

Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital has provided more than 100 years of family-focused, integrated care to children with serious, chronic, or complex medical needs. MWPH was founded in 1922 by Hortense Kahn Eliasberg who sought to open a home where children could safely recover from illness and surgery. Today, the hospital treats over 8,500 patients each year, helping them to heal, grow, and learn the skills that lead to happier, more independent lives. The 102-bed hospital is a jointly owned affiliate of the University of Maryland Medical System and Johns Hopkins Medicine with locations in Baltimore City, Prince George’s County, Harford County, via Telehealth, and in the community. For more information, please visit

About MCB Real Estate, LLC

Founded in 2007, MCB Real Estate, LLC is an institutional investment management firm headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland. MCB boasts a diverse portfolio of operating assets totaling approximately 14 million square feet of retail, mixed-use, multi-family, industrial, office and medical & life sciences properties with approx. 4 million square feet of development and redevelopment projects underway.