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Tigerlily Pajama Glam Event Empowers Cancer Awareness Amongst Youth

Tigerlily Pajama Glam Event Empowers Cancer Awareness Amongst Youth

Saturday evening in downtown DC had tons of women and children walking around in pajamas and jewelry. They were all attending the 1st Annual Tigerlily Foundation Pajama Glam Party at the Embassy Suites DC Convention Center hotel.

Guests enjoyed music from DJ Neekola, pamper stations, glam stations, sweet treat stations, kid bands, wellness activities, celebrity appearances and much more.   The idea for the event came from Tigerlily’s Founder Maimah Karmo, 10-year old daughter Noelle Karmo, who wanted to design an event to attract and educate young girls about their breast and to raise awareness towards the younger generation.  The event was fitted with a pink runway featuring a fashion show from "My Bougie Baby" and a photo booth where guests could memoralize their time at the event.

The 2013 DC Design House “Bear” Bones Tour Provided a Glimpse Into the 24 Designers’ Inspirations

The 2013 DC Design House “Bear” Bones Tour Provided a Glimpse Into the 24 Designers’ Inspirations

Named this year for Children’s National Medical Center’s Dr. Bear mascot, the “Bear” Bones Tour launches the beginning of designers’ transformation of the new Wesley Heights home

The 2013 DC Design House “Bear” Bones tour last Saturday, February 23, at 2507 Foxhall Road, Washington, DC offered the first look at the spaces before designers begin their work transforming each of the 24 rooms into fabulous places to live.

Stars Shine at D.C. BET Honors Awards

Stars Shine at D.C. BET Honors Awards

The annual BET Honors with the stunning host Actress Gabrielle Union again celebrated and showcased the achievements of African Americans with their version of what can be likened to the Kennedy Center Honors.

The lineup at the Warner Theatre: Honorees Halle Berry (Service), Chaka Khan (Musical Arts), T.D. Jakes (Education), music exec Clarence Avant (Entrepreneur) and basketball player Lisa Leslie (Athletics).

Thunder Burger Dishes Up Top Chef Presidential Food Picks for Inauguration

Thunder Burger Dishes Up Top Chef Presidential Food Picks for Inauguration

 

The Presidential inauguration is just around the corner. Millions of people will be scrambling to see the President, the historical sites, and the food. Food plays a big role in any high-profile event, including the Presidential inauguration. As a result, many local restaurants will be making their Presidential picks for a feast fitting of the highest office in the land.

“Picking the Presidential meal is a fun and challenging task that we look forward to,” explains Ryan Fichter, Executive Chef of Thunder Burger. “In our pick, we wanted to incorporate a little of the President’s Hawaiian roots. We think this is a meal that the First Family would enjoy, as well as those looking for an authentic inauguration meal.”

Chef Ryan’s Presidential meal pick for the 2013 inauguration includes:

Teaching Cents To Your Kids

Teaching Cents To Your Kids

Teach your kids financial literacy!

George C. Marshall High School of Falls Church, Va. is hosting the free event with special speaker Amy Monlezun, the talent development specialist at Navy Federal Credit Union.

When:

Saturday January 5th, 2013

2:30-3:30pm

Where:

Dolley Madison Public Library

1244 Oak Ridge Avenue

McLean, VA 22101

RSVP by emailing teachingcentstoyourkids@gmail.com. Refreshments will be provided.

WPGC's Jeannie Jones alongside Rapper T.I. collects over 600 toys for DC charities

WPGC's Jeannie Jones alongside Rapper T.I. collects over 600 toys for DC charities

 

Washington, D.C.- Jeannie "Kitty of the City” Jones, media personality of WPGC 95.5/Fox 5 News and Ready Set Impact, a multi-media company, hosted  “Grant My Wish” holiday event with her Grant My Wish Foundation December 21st  through the 23rd.  

This weekend long event began on Friday and featured a 24 hour drive at the 1301 Pennsylvania Avenue Starbucks  along with WPGC their radio partner. Rapper T.I. made a special appearance along with US Marines to assist with the toy collection.

Moguls Empower DC Women Entrepreneurs With Verizon Wireless

Moguls Empower DC Women Entrepreneurs With Verizon Wireless

The National Museum of Women in the Arts in DC was full of buzz on Tuesday night with hundreds of women business owners for the Verizon Wireless Empowerment event.  Small business owners joined Verizon Wireless for an intimate evening of dialog featuring CEO of Salamander Hotels & Resorts, President & Managing Partner of Washington Mystics and Founding Partner of BET, Sheila Johnson and returning from Verizon's last event, Founder/ Chairperson of Radio One, Inc., Cathy Hughes, facilitated by journalist and co-host of New York Live, Jacque Reid. The room was filled with everything from Vegan chefs to activists seeking to build in Africa; all looking to gain some jewels of knowledge from the larger than life media moguls that embraced the crowd.