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Fedex Volunteers Support Food & Friends In Washington, DC

Fedex Volunteers Support Food & Friends In  Washington, DC

The following information was sent to us from Deborah Willing:

 

On Tuesday, September 13th from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm, FedEx employees from the DC, Virginia and Maryland area,

along with the local United Way, are volunteering to assist

Food & Friends with preparing and packaging meals.

 

Food & Friends fosters a community of caring for men,

women, and children living with HIV/AIDS, cancer, and other

life-challenging illnesses by preparing and delivering

specialized meals and groceries in conjunction with nutrition

counseling. 

 

Sts. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church: Washington D.C.’s Largest and Oldest Greek Festival

Sts. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church: Washington D.C.’s Largest and Oldest Greek Festival

SAINTS CONSTANTINE & HELEN
GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH

Washington D.C.’s Largest and Oldest Greek Festival
Celebrates 51st Anniversary in Sept.

 The Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church festival celebrates their 51st annual festival, Friday through Sunday, Sept. 16, 17 and 18, 2011, from 12 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 12 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Sunday (rain or shine). The largest and oldest DC Greek Festival is located at Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church at the corner of 16th and Upshur streets in Washington, D.C. Admission is FREE.

Updated Event Cancellations Due to Hurricane Irene

From drink specials to cancellations, everything you need to know here! 

Jimmy Buffet at Jiffy Lube- Postponed until Thursday September 1st

Journey and Foreigner at Jiffy Lube - Postponed until Sunday September 4th

D.C. State Fair - Postponed (new date TBA)

Columbia Heights Day -Now Columbia Heights Bar Crawl!

D.C. United vs. Portland Timbers - Postponed

MLK Memorial Dedication - Postponed

MLK Memorial Dedication Party w/ Biz Markie at 9:30 Club - Postponed

Chuck Brown at 9:30 Club - Postponted to Sunday August 28th at 7 p.m.

EyeBlack.com Remembers The 10th Anniversary Of 9/11 With Special Designs

EyeBlack.com Remembers The 10th Anniversary Of 9/11 With Special Designs

EyeBlack.com has created a line of 9/11 memorial EyeBlack to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the tragic events from a decade ago.  For each pair of the 9/11 EyeBlack sold, the company will donate 25% to the Healing Hero’s Network, whose primary mission is to help men and women of our Armed Forces injured in the line of duty in Iraq or Afghanistan on or after 9/11.   EyeBlack.com will also offer a 25% discount on the 9/11 product to all military personnel.

Washington Humane Society Announces 2011 DC Walk for the Animals

From the Washington Humane Society:

 

 

Washington, D.C. — The Washington Humane Society (WHS) will host its annual DC Walk for the Animals on Saturday, October 1, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Marie Reed Learning Center in Adams Morgan. Event registration opens August 16.

 

Free Car Seat Check Up Event

Free Car Seat Check Up Event

The Prince George’s County Police Department, in partnership with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Prince George’s Community Federal Credit Union, will hold its first back to school car seat check-up on Friday August 19th, at 6985 Muirkirk Meadows Drive, Beltsville, Maryland.  The car seat check-up is free and open to the public.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, while the installation and use of car seats may appear to be easy, 75%, or 3 out of 4, Maryland parents or caretakers use child vehicle restraints improperly.  

Washington National Cathedral Announces Three-Day Commemoration for the 10th Anniversary of 9/11

Washington National Cathedral Announces Three-Day Commemoration for the 10th Anniversary of 9/11

Washington, D.C. – To mark the tenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, Washington National Cathedral joins the three sites most affected on that day to present "A Call to Compassion." The program will gather Americans to honor the memories of those who were lost, heal the wounds caused by terrorism and war, and gain new strength to move forward as a nation. All are invited not only to commemorate, but also to unite in compassion, sharing in a commitment to create a more hopeful and just world.