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Gray Appoints 26 Faith-Community Leaders To Interfaith Council

 

This notice comes to us from Robert Marus:

Mayor Vincent C. Gray today announced that he had appointed 26 people to his Mayor’s Interfaith Council, a body that will advise him and his staff on religious affairs and serve as a liaison between the Mayor’s office and the District’s faith communities.

Feed The Children To Bring Food To Ward 5

Feed The Children To Bring Food To Ward 5

 

 

From Tony Sellars:

Tomorrow, Thursday July 28, Feed The Children, PepsiCo and Wal-Mart team

members will bring 5 tractor trailers filled with food, essentials and Avon products

to help 2,000 selected families in need living in Washington D.C.’s Ward 5 area.

Ward 5 has a 9.2% unemployment rate, and 20% of its families live below the

poverty line.

 

Feed The Children, PepsiCo and Wal-Mart team members will bring 5 tractor

trailers filled with food, essentials and Avon products to help 2,000 selected

Gray, Transportation Officials Dedicate Rebuilt 9th Street Bridge

 

 

This notice comes to us from Robert Marus:

Mayor Vincent C. Gray, Federal Highway Administrator Victor Mendez, and District Department of Transportation (DDOT) Director Terry Bellamy yesterday, July 26, officially marked the completion of a critical infrastructure project in Northeast Washington -- the replacement of the 9th Street Bridge.

A Change In The Guard

Friends, we are in the midst of a global paradigm shift in health care. At the center of these changes are health and nutrition counselors, wellness coaches of various niches and specialties, acupuncturists, organic farmers, independent film makers, and the list now goes on and on. For example, healing modalities like TCM and Ayurveda are healing systems which promote health using natural, nontoxic substances and which recognizes the important role of the mind and emotions. A paradigm is a model used to explain how and why events happen the way they do, and as mankind's comprehension of the universe evolves, new paradigms emerge. The best example of paradigm shifts is in the field of modern physics. The classical Newtonian explanation of the world which for two hundred years was accepted as reality has now been replaced by quantum mechanics, superstrings, and field theory. In the old paradigm, every event had a definite cause and every action had an equal and opposite reaction.

DPW to Collect Trash, Recyclables Starting at 6 am the Week of July 25

DPW to Collect Trash, Recyclables Starting at 6 am the Week of July 25

 

This story comes to us from Linda Grant:

 

The DC Department of Public Works announced today that its trash and recycling crews will begin their collections an hour earlier, at 6 am, the week of July 25, due to predicted 90° and above temperatures and the effect of the 90° plus heat index. 

Aidan Design Toasts Great Collaborations

Aidan Design Toasts Great Collaborations

Aidan Design hosted a client appreciation night at Avery Fine Art

Nadia Subaran, co-owner of Aidan Design, hosted a client appreciation night at the home studio of Evelyn Avery of Avery Fine Art. Top interior designers and architects stopped by including Skip Sroka, Camille Saum, Caitlin Kinkead and Liz Spencer of Lori Graham Design, Anne Jaffe, Chris Snowber and Mike Rouse of Hamilton Snowber Architects, and Pierre Lazare from Fox Architects, as well as representatives from Potomac Lighting and Wood-Mode. Celebrating its 10th year in business and co-owned by John Schmiedigen, the award-winning Aidan Design offers kitchen and bathroom designs for residential spaces.

MuralsDC to Kick Off 5th Year with “The Art of Vandalism”

MuralsDC to Kick Off 5th Year with “The Art of Vandalism”

 

This story comes to us from Nancee Lyons: