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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.

GLOV Train the Trainer Event August 7th


This volunteer opportunity comes to us from GLOV:

Are you looking for a way to get involved in GLOV? Our GLOV Law Enforcement Committee, headed by Joe Montoni and Kelly Pickard, is looking for some assistance.

This committee assists with trainings of the Gay and Lesbian Liaison Unit (GLLU) MPD Police Officers in partnership with many other local LGBT non-profits. Kelly and Joe are looking for a few volunteers that can assist with these trainings.

Joe and Kelly will host a 'train the trainer' event on Sunday August 7th for folks who are interested in assisting with these Police Officer trainings.

Sunday, August 7th, 2011
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

DC Center for the LGBT Community
1318 U St N.W. 

D.C. City Council Red Cross Blood Drive


This event comes to us from Karen Sibert:

Today, Thursday, June 30, from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., the D.C. City Council will hold their annual Red Cross Blood Drive at the John A. Wilson Building, Ground Floor, located at 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue in Northwest.


Play DC Bocce This Summer

Play DC Bocce This Summer

Registration is now open for the summer season of DC Bocce!  Bocce is a great recreational sport, that can be easily enjoyed by people of all ages, genders, and skill sets equally.   And the fun doesnt stop on the field, the league has sponsored happy hours at a nearby bar, with food and drink specials, after each match.

DC Bocce is a fun outdoor summer activity. It really is the perfect mix of competition, networking, mingling and partying.

There are locations in Adams Morgan, Ballston, Capitol Hill, Columbia Heights & Dupont Circle.  Games are once a week and run from mid July to early September

Check out the website for more details: www.DCBocce.com

Check out wikipedia for more information about bocce.

Tigerlily Empowers: 3rd Annual Ball Benefiting Young Women with Breast Cancer

Tigerlily Empowers:  3rd Annual Ball Benefiting Young Women with Breast Cancer

On Friday June 24th, the Tigerlily Foundation hosted its 3rd Annual EmPOWER Ball to raise awareness about young women with breast cancer. The Mistress of Ceremonies was ABC 7 News reporter Natasha Barrett with the featured keynote speaker address presented by Fox News correspondent Jennifer Griffin who was the receipient of the Transformation Award. The Tigerlily Foundation also honored the recipients of the 2011 Inspire and KM Warrior Awards, Dr. Michael Schultz and the family of Michelle Bynum, respectively. Evening presenters included Natasha Barrett, Surae Chinn, Reporter, WUSA 9 and Tony Perkins, Fox 5 Morning News.

Extreme Stilts Competition Coming to DC

Extreme Stilts Competition Coming to DC

This unique event notice comes to us from David Churchill:

Experts on stilts will be competing in DC on Saturday and Sunday June 25-26 For Capital Bocking USA 2011

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DC Terrain Stilts Challenge - Sat 11:30am-1pm (Freedom Plaza)

If you haven't seen dozens of people on stilts leaping, bounding, racing, and doing acrobatics on stilts while competing for points, then you will not want to miss this seemingly dangerous spectacle.  Points will be earned for stilting stunts, from easy to inverted flips, grabs and tricks.


Jumping Over the US Capitol - Sat 3pm-4pm

Yes you can jump really high on stilts, and we walk down to get pictures as we jump "over" the US Capitol. (We jumped at the Washington Monument last year.)

Bridal Expo Grants Wishes for Brides-to-Be and Terminal Breast Cancer Patients

Bridal Expo Grants Wishes for Brides-to-Be and Terminal Breast Cancer Patients


Dupont Hotel held a bridal wedding expo for a cause last Friday night to help those battling breast cancer. Brides Against Breast Cancer attracted brides-to-be across the region to find designer gowns at huge discounts.

“The dressing room is a mad house,” said Brides Against Breast Cancer volunteer who helped with the flow of things and the ‘go back rack’ on Friday evening.

Some gowns were as low as $199 and all of the proceeds benefited the ‘Making Memories Breast Cancer Foundation.’ This group grants wishes for those battling stage 4 breast cancer.

“All of the gowns are discounted 35-75% off and all of the proceeds go towards granting wishes for terminal breast cancer patients,” said Brittney Wolf, the PR & Project Coordinator of Making Memories, Breast Cancer Foundation.