Fair Chance hosts its annual affair at the Washington National Cathedral on Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. This year’s event recognizes the Honorable Carlos M. Gutierrez, former US Secretary of Commerce, for his philanthropic and advocacy work as co-founder of TheDream.US. NBC4 TODAY morning anchor Eun Yang will emcee the ceremony. The Butterfly Bash raises funds and honors leaders committed to improving the lives of children and youth. Its proceeds allow Fair Chance to strengthen the sustainability and performance of community-based nonprofits focused on children and youth living in poverty.. The event welcomes 700 guests and more than 50 corporate sponsors for an evening of live music, dancing, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. For more information, visit fairchancedc.org or call 202-467-2428.