Navy Captain Frank Mays, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling (JBAB) Commander, along with Joseph Cirone, Public Affairs Officer, gave a presentation on the programs JBAB is creating to engage with the community, including music mentoring for DC Public Schools students, military cadet programs, and outreach to seniors. If you would like to invite JBAB to be represented at your community event, please contact Joseph Cirone at firstname.lastname@example.org, (202) 404-7206 (office).
Julie A. Kutruff, National Park Service (NPS), Frederick Douglass National Historic Site and Fort Circle Parks East, spoke about NPS's preparations for the Frederick Douglass Birthday Celebration scheduled for February 14, 2015. You can help to
W. Russell "Russ" Ramsey, Chairman & CEO, Washington 2024, and Denise Rolark Barnes, Washington Informer Newspaper, gave an exciting presentation on Washington, DC Region's bid for the 2024 Olympics. The Council viewed a heartfelt and sincere video providing something of the non-federal, hometown flavor that makes the bid for our beloved city and region especially attractive. For more information, visit dc2024.org.
Kathleen Stines, Child and Family Services Agency, Adoption Recruiter Specialist, invites you to consider becoming a nurturing parent for great kids in need of foster care and adoption. There is a critical need for placing sibling groups, teens, children with medical issues and emergency placements. Offering your home to kids that need a safe nurturing environment in which to grow and succeed is not for everyone, but it might just be for you! Please call (202) 671-LOVE (202-671-5683) and visit www.cfsa.dc.gov
The Washington Ballet is offering specially priced tickets for residents of Ward 7 & Ward 8 for Septime Webre's The Nutcracker at THEARC Theater on Saturday, November 29 at 1:00 pm and 5:30 pm, and Sunday November 30 at 1:00 pm and 5:30 pm. Inquire at washingtonballet.org or (202) 889-8150.
Also, the Washington Ballet is doing a call-out for auditions for dancers from December 1 - 6, 2014 at THEARC, 1901 Mississippi Ave SE.
The Metropolitan Police Department Seventh District (MPD 7D) presents its 45th Annual Holiday Party for Youth on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Panorama Room, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 1600 Morris Rd, SE. For more information, please contact Lendia Johnson, MPD 7D Community Outreach Coordinator at (202) 698-1454.
The 9th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Peace Walk and Parade, commemorating the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday, takes place on Monday, January 19, 2015. The Peace Walk assembles at 10:00 am and begins at 11:30 am to 2:00 pm, starting from 2500 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE (next to The United Black Fund). The Parade is from noon until 2:00 pm starting from St. Elizabeth's East, 2700 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE, with the destination of Leckie Elementary School at 4201 Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave SE. For more details, visit: mlkholidaydc.org.
Be on hand for the ribbon-cutting ceremony, tour and swim at the Barry Farm Aquatic Center on December 6, 2014 starting at 10:00 am. For more information, contact Darnetta Tyus, email@example.com and visit: http://dpr.dc.gov/event/mayoral-ribbon-cutting-ceremony-barry-farm-aquatic-center-barry-farm-aquatic-center
On January 11, 2015, Sister Simone Campbell of Nuns on the Bus will be on hand to discuss her bus tour around the country to fight for social justice. For more information, visit: