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All That Glitters: Laura Lee Designs Celebrates Fifth Anniversary at Finnish Ambassador's Residence

All That Glitters: Laura Lee Designs Celebrates Fifth Anniversary at Finnish Ambassador's Residence

It’s not every day that one gets an opportunity to celebrate a professional milestone at an ambassador’s residence, but Laura Lee Williams, owner of Laura Lee Designs, had the good fortune to do so when she celebrated five years at the helm of her handbag business at the home of Finnish Ambassador Pekka Lintu and his wife Laurel Colless.

“What an honor and gift to have the loveliest evening surrounded by advisors, supporters and dear friends,” says Williams. “The Finnish Ambassador and his wife Laurel Colless are supreme hosts and I couldn’t have asked for a better evening.”

Bank on DC to Offer Financial Literacy Classes at DC Works! Career Centers

Bank on DC to Offer Financial Literacy Classes at DC Works! Career Centers

 

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This story comes to us from Neville Waters:

(Washington, DC) – The DC Department of Employment Services (DOES) has partnered with Bank on DC to provide financial literacy classes—Bank on Your Money—to District residents at the DC Works! Career Centers throughout the city.

Solas Nua presents Fiona Hallinan: UNSOLD

 

This story comes to us from Sarah Massey:

 

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Mr. Mitchell and Me

Mr. Mitchell and Me

If you’ve lived in the D.C. area for a while, you’ve probably heard of DeMatha, the Catholic boys’ school in Hyattsville, Maryland. And if you have heard of DeMatha, odds are that it’s because of the school’s nationally renowned athletics program, which has boasted such names as legendary basketball coach Morgan Wootten, basketball Hall of Famer Adrian Dantley, NFL Pro Bowler Brian Westbrook, and NFL broadcaster James Brown, to name just a few. To most with a passing familiarity with the school, DeMatha is synonymous with sports. When I told people that I attended DeMatha, I was frequently asked “What sport do you play?” My response of “I don’t play a sport,” was always met by befuddlement and a perfunctory “Then why do you go to DeMatha?”

Let me tell you.

DCJCC Announces Music Festival Line-Up, June 9–26

 

This story comes to us from Tara Chantal Silver:

This Saturday, The D.C. Metro Community Will Get A Chance To See The World

This Saturday, The D.C. Metro Community Will Get A Chance To See The World

 

This Saturday, May 14, the D.C. Metro community will have the chance to take part in one of the coolest events in the District.

 

From 10 a.m.-4 p.m., you can take part in the Around the World Embassy Tour, part of Cultural Tourism DC’s Passport DC program.

 

During the six hour event, more than 30 embassies, representing countries and continents from all over the globe, will welcome visitors into their embassies to give them a taste of their respective nations.

 

Attendance is absolutely free, and there is no reservation required.  Each embassy will offer a variety of displays, featuring indigenous food and culture, so that "participants can travel the world".

 

Beyond The Blues: A Performance Piece on the Issue of Gay Bullying

Beyond The Blues: A Performance Piece on the Issue of Gay Bullying

 

This story comes to us from Rahima Rice-Marsh:

Washington, DC – In commemoration of DC Black Pride and Capital Pride, The Downtown Players will pay tribute to several youth lost to suicide through a performance of song, dance, poetry and special readings, in Beyond The Blues: A Performance Piece on the Issue of Gay Bullying.