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DPW to Discuss Leaf Collection at Live Chat

DPW to Discuss Leaf Collection at Live Chat

 

This notice comes from Linda Grant:

The Department of Public Works Street and Alley Cleaning Division will discuss how to prepare for leaf collection season and answer residents' questions during a live, online chat Wednesday, October 26, 2011, from 1 pm – 2 pm.

 

Aidan Design Donates Kitchenette/Art Center During a Day of Service at Martha's Table

Aidan Design Donates Kitchenette/Art Center During a Day of Service at Martha's Table

Celebrating its 10th Anniversary, Aidan Design Gives Back to the Community on Friday, Dances on Saturday

by Sherry Moeller

With the 10th anniversary of Aidan Design this month, its owners Nadia Subaran and John Schmiedigen wanted to do something special for the community that has supported them the last decade. Aidan Design, a custom kitchen firm in Bethesda, Md., decided to donate a Day of Service by designing and installing a kitchenette, handwashing station and art center at Martha's Table, a Northwest DC charitable organization that provides food and education to the area's homeless.

All DC Libraries are Closed

All DC Libraries are Closed

According to George Williams, the PIO of Washington D.C. Public Libraries, all of the D.C. area libraries are closed for the remainder of the day.

 

Hit the Trail

Hit the Trail

What would you expect a four-and-three-quarter-year-old to say at the end of a four-and-a-half-mile hike that she just finished using her own two feet? “What a wonderful day,” Sofi announced when we walked past the old Tavern (that I was wishing was still a tavern) at Great Falls National Park.

Publicyte Launch Party: Microsoft Debuts New Digital Magazine in Style

Publicyte Launch Party: Microsoft Debuts New Digital Magazine in Style

 

To celebrate the official launch of Publicyte, Microsoft’s newest digital magazine, Dr. Mark Drapeau, the Editor-in-Chief, invited a unique blend of young Washingtonians to an evening of cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, and music this past Tuesday evening in Georgetown. 

The new publication is “about the cutting edge technology and innovation happening in the public and civic sectors, including things like government, politics, education, healthcare, and philanthropy,” said Drapeau.

Georgetown’s swanky L2 Lounge was filled with young leaders from different segments of society, including media, Tech CEOs, and the State Department.

“We have a great group of people here tonight who are all tied together by the fact that a lot of them use technology in innovative ways to advance their goals,” said Drapeau.

Nat'l Park Svc Photographer Frank Ruggles Speaking at in Leesburg on Sunday, June 12

Nat'l Park Svc Photographer Frank Ruggles Speaking at in Leesburg on Sunday, June 12

From the Town of Leesburg, VA – At 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 12, 2011, Frank Ruggles, formerly  an official photographer with the National Park Service, will be speaking at the Thomas Balch Library.  The lecture is free and open to the public.  The Thomas Balch Library is located at 208 West Market Street in downtown Leesburg.

Frank Ruggles served as an official photographer of the National Park Service from 2007 to 2010.  During his tenure, he visited and photographed over 150 National Parks, Monuments and Forests across the nation.  Frank described his work as a National Park Service photographer as his “dream job,” a position once held by his photographic hero, Ansel Adams.