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First Ever D.C. Entrepreneur Week Just Around the Corner

This story comes to us from Tara Silver:

Washington, D.C. is about to get a taste of its first D.C. Entrepreneur Week (DCEW).  A five- day interactive symposium that focuses on revitalizing and strengthening local entrepreneurship.  Designed for entrepreneurs by entrepreneurs, DCEW was created by a young local leadership in partnership with the D.C. Government’s Planning & Economic Development Office to bolster the thriving business community in the Washington, D.C. area; a region that boasts the 5th highest concentration of entrepreneurs in the United States (Grasshopper Group, July 2010).

 

The Dandelion Patch Opens its Third Area Location at Village at Leesburg

The Dandelion Patch, a 16-year-old fine stationery store, announced the opening of its Leesburg location today. The Village at Leesburg locale is the fourth store in the company’s continued expansion, with its first locations in Vienna and Reston, Virginia and Georgetown in Washington DC, respectively.

In recent years, The Dandelion Patch has grown by more than 425%. In addition to offering fine stationery, custom invitations, and unique gifts for all occasions, the company has built a solid reputation for its exceptional service, attention to detail, and wedding expertise.

The Halt to Foreclosures will have an impact to DC area homeowners

Recently, there has been a halt to foreclosures on homes where the mortgages have fallen into default. The onus has been put on the lenders to prove that they have the right to foreclose. Judges have started dismissing foreclosure actions against homeowners as it has become clear that the banks do not have clear title or standing to foreclose.

What this means to struggling homeowners is that they now have an opportunity to challenge banks that may not have been helpful in the loan modification process. Very few homes have been successfully modified under the HAMP program and the blame for this is being laid right at the banks front door. From the entire modification process being characterized as unhelpful to downright deceptive, this moratorium on foreclosing will give homeowners a chance to negotiate favorable terms with their lenders.

Detours & OnRamps: An Oct. 25th Forum On The Issues Facing Mothers In The Workplace

DETOURS AND ONRAMPS CONFERENCE OFFERS INSPIRATION AND NEXT STEPS

A resource for work-life balance, career restarting, and entrepreneurship.

e2Campus Announces New 360 Safety Suite

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