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Giving Thanks and Giving Back: 2011 Horton Kids Cocktails and Crooners

Giving Thanks and Giving Back: 2011 Horton Kids Cocktails and Crooners

November 3, 2011-- Washington, DC.  Thursday night in Washington was all about giving back and giving thanks at the House of Sweden at the "Horton's Kids 2011 Give Thanks Give Back Fundraiser:  Cocktails & Crooners" in Georgetown.  It’s held each year to thank the many volunteer tutors, mentors, board members, and supporters who help enrich the lives of kids that reside in Ward 8 in Washington.

Horton’s Kids is a 501(c)3 mission is to educate and empower the children of Washington, DC’s Ward 8 by providing comprehensive, direct services which improve the quality of their daily lives and nurture their desire and ability to succeed. These services include tutoring and mentoring along with a host of other wrap around services benefiting children the Anacostia neighborhood.

Christmas on the Potomac featuring the DreamWorks Experience

Christmas on the Potomac featuring the DreamWorks Experience

The following information was sent to us by Gaylord National: 

From November 18, 2011 - January 8, 2012, make holiday memories at Gaylord National Resort. Discover a 60-foot glass tree and holiday decorations, be amazed by indoor snowfall and explore a walk-thru winter wonderland sculpted from ice. Gaylord National offers everything you need to create memories that will last a lifetime.

Unveiling Ceremony for Community Mural Honors Local Students

Unveiling Ceremony for Community Mural Honors Local Students

 

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Bowie Selects a Deputy Chief

Bowie Selects a Deputy Chief

 

The following information was sent to us by David J. Deutsch:

 

City Manager David J. Deutsch announced today that Dwayne A. Preston will become Deputy Chief of the Bowie Police Department, after 21 years with the Prince George’s County Police Department.