Because we know you're hunkered down this weekend, Capitol Post lined up some great workshops and events next week to get you out and connected with the DC veteran business community. And no Secret Service checkpoints - we promise!
The Alexandria Sportsman’s Club just announced that one of Major League Baseball's top executives will speak at their January meeting. Damon Jones, Senior Vice President & General Counsel for the Washington Nationals, will be the guest speaker on Thursday, Jan. 26, 6:30 p.m. at the Old Dominion Boat Club.
Clergy from several Christian traditions including Lutheran, Episcopal and Methodist, will join the Catholic Diocese of Arlington for an annual prayer service for Christian unity Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
After a 14-tenure with the American Horticultural Society, Executive Director Tom Underwood will step down in mid-February to take the helm of the Friends of Birmingham Botanical Garden in Birmingham, Alabama. Holly H. Shimizu, a member of the AHS Board of Directors, will serve as Interim Executive Director while the organization conducts a national search to fill the position.
The Elizabeth Dole Foundation today announced four Washington, DC-area organizations as recipients of 2017 grants from the Foundation’s Hidden Heroes Fund. The Fund is dedicated to supporting innovative program making a direct impact in the lives of America’s military and veteran caregivers.
Here is a great project for gardeners and non-gardeners alike during the winter. You can grow native plants indoors during the winter months, and install them in the spring where they can provide enormous environmental benefits. The “Grasses for the Masses” program is sponsored by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.
On Thursday, Jan. 5, Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington will give a donated car to a needy mother of three girls at 11 a.m. in the garage entryway at 200 North Glebe Road in Arlington. And for the first time, the car will be blessed.
In recognition of National Mentoring Month in January, the City of Alexandria and the Alexandria Mentoring Partnership are hosting events spotlighting the City’s numerous mentoring programs and their efforts to guide youth and give back to the community.