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The Y Spreads Holiday Cheer Around the Metro Area

The Y Spreads Holiday Cheer Around the Metro Area

During the month of December, the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington’s volunteers and staff were able to spread holiday cheer all around the area.  Here’s a quick recap of 2 instances where our association was able to strengthen our connection to the community:

What Are Your Lasting Memories of 2010?

Just days away from the end of year, we asked Dupont Circle locals what they will remember most about 2010.  

From new relationships to national issues, everyone has their own lasting memory of 2010.  One man said he will always remember this year for the crisis in Haiti, while another said his most memorable moment of 2010 was seeing the Washington Capitals cheerleaders live.

So what's your lasting memory from this year?  There's no right or wrong answer...we just want to hear from you.

E-mail us your story to neighborhoodtips@wusa9.com and we might feature you on one of our Where You Live websites!

Ready to Get Rid of Your Christmas Tree? Here's How To Do It Properly in the District

Ready to Get Rid of Your Christmas Tree?  Here's How To Do It  Properly in the District

Wondering how to get rid of your Christmas tree?  D.C. Public Works has got you covered. 

Between January 3rd and January 15th, D.C. residents can put their trees in their treeboxes or curbside for DPW to collect.

To see when DPW is scheduled to pick up trees in your area, log onto the DPW Leaf Collection site.

http://dpw.dc.gov/DC/DPW/Services+on+Your+Block/Leaf+Collection/Leaf+Collection+-+Holiday+Tree+Collection

Happy Brawlidays

Happy Brawlidays

Give the gift of derby this holiday season! Bring your family, bring your friends, bring your coworkers or just bring yourself to the DC Armory this Saturday, Dec. 18, to see the DC DemonCats fight it out against Scare Force One. Both teams will certainly be in the brawliday spirit as they trade gifts of hip checks and bruises.

This bout is sure to leave the Armory shaking, as these two teams—so far undefeated—will be fighting to take the lead this season. Scare Force One, who came out on top in Seasons 1 and 2, are eager to show their dominance over the Season 3 and 4 champion DemonCats. With a roster heavy on members of the DC All-Stars (Condoleezza Slice, Chinese Cheker, Marion Barrycuda, Velocityraptor, Soledad and Lois Slain), Scare Force has a strong base. But the DemonCats are confident that smart strategy can get them ahead.

The Georgetown Angels Want Y-O-U to Visit the Shops at Georgetown Park

The Georgetown Angels Want Y-O-U to Visit the Shops at Georgetown Park

Have you heard of the Georgetown Angels?

DC Bartender wins National Model Search

DC Bartender wins National Model Search

 

Everything is More Fun in a Wig

Everything is More Fun in a Wig

Everything is more fun in a wig ... including a bar crawl and raising money for charity!

Registration is open for the sixth annual Wig Walk, which will be held on Friday, December 10, 2010.

Register today to receive the drink specials (below) provided from our generous sponsors for the super fun and wiggy event.

And remember 100% of the proceeds go to Children's National Medical Center Foundation.

2010 Wig Walk Food and Drink Specials: