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Golf For Good: Local Tournament Raises Funds & Awareness

Golf For Good: Local Tournament Raises Funds & Awareness

According to The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, every 14 minutes someone in the United States commits suicide.

Help raise awareness to this growing issue, and reach out to those affected by suicide at The AFSP National Capital Chapter 's Second Annual Charity Golf Tournament on May 23rd.

Last year, the organization was able to raise $18,000, which benefitted the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, and their dedication to understanding and preventing suicide through research, education and advocacy programs.

The 18-hole golf tournament is located at one of the area’s nicest courses at Andrews Airforce Base in Md., and features a fully catered barbeque lunch and refreshments.

The tournament also incorporates contests and prizes including restaurant gift certificates, and paid vacations to Chicago, Florida, and San Francisco, as well as trophies for winning foursomes.  

Jerry Seinfeld Returns to Kennedy Center

Jerry Seinfeld Returns to Kennedy Center

 

Jerry Seinfeld is back and performing stand-up at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall this August.

Seinfeld has a unique style of stand-up that allows him to joke about the little things in life that everyone can relate to. Unlike other comedians, Seinfeld doesn't use a lot of profanity, which is great when you want to bring your parents!

He will be at the Kennedy Center for three shows beginning August 3.

Tickets go on sale on Friday, May 18 at 10 a.m. with prices ranging from $69 - $88. 

Tickets are also available online at www.kennedy-center.org or at the Kennedy Center Box Office (2700 F Street NW)  or by phone 202-467-4600.

WHS Animals are Coming to a Neighborhood Near You!

WHS Animals are Coming to a Neighborhood Near You!
Can’t make it to our adoption centers? Get to know your potential new companion in your own back yard!

DC CROP Hunger Walk: Ending Hunger…One Step at a Time

DC CROP Hunger Walk: Ending Hunger…One Step at a Time

 

From Denise Edwards: 

Looking to make a difference in these trying times, the Washington, DC CROP Hunger Walk has set a goal of 180 Walkers and a $20,000 target in order to help stop hunger and poverty in our community and around the world through self-help initiatives.  A portion of the funds raised here from the Washington, DC CROP Hunger Walk will go to help Martha’s Table and DC Hunger Solution.

The even will take place on Saturday, May 5 at the Christ United Methodist Church at 4th and I Street SW.  Registration starts at 9:45 a.m..

10-Minute Play Festival

The Theater Program at the Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College will present a 10-Minute Play Festival on May 4 and 5 (some content is not appropriate for children):

“Cowgal Sal” written and directed by D.J. Tyrrell

“Another Level” by Daniel Dawson, directed by Katelin Patnode

“Back in 10!” by Lorena Berger

“First Contact” written and directed by Peter Ponzini

“Angels and Demons Featuring Tom Hanks” written and directed by Sawyer Guinn

“The Battle of the Quips” by A.W. Gilchrest

“Mind War” written and directed by Gary Kwitkoski

“Black Friday” written by Cheryl Dewenter, directed by Mary Beane

 

When

Friday, May 4:  8 p.m.

Saturday, May 5:  2 and 8 p.m.

 

Where

Colgan Theater, Northern Virginia Community College, 6901 Sudley Road, Manassas

 

Cost

A Preview of Spaces 21, 22 & 23 at the 2012 DC Design House

A Preview of Spaces 21, 22 & 23 at the 2012 DC Design House

This is the Eighth of an Eight-Part Feature on the designers’ vision and progress at the DC Design House, which is now open through May 13th. The DC Design House benefits Children's National Medical Center.

Victoria Sanchez of Victoria Sanchez Interiors in Alexandria, VA, www.victoriasanchezinteriors.com, was inspired by her own children for the design of Space 21, the Teenager’s Getaway. “I looked to their likes and dislikes, and their wants and desires as I created this design,” says Sanchez, who is excited to part of the Design House but also knows the amount of work that had to be completed in a short period of time.

Safe Driving Tips For Space Shuttle Landing in The Metro Area

Safe Driving Tips For Space Shuttle Landing in The Metro Area

The following information was sent to us by AAA Mid-Atlantic:

 

Able to leap tall planets in a single bound. Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s the Space Shuttle Discovery!  It is the biggest arrival in the Washington metro area since the Beatles performed here on February 11, 1964, Pope John Paul II in October, 1979, Pope Benedict XVI in 2008, and Queen Elizabeth’s many trips here.