Stretching before the run (Photo Credit:Nike)
The first-ever Nike Women’s Half Marathon dawned very early on Sunday, April 28 with a start time of 7 a.m. Runners started finding their time corrals before daylight and when the sun rose, more than 15,000 “sole” sisters filled out Pennsylvania Avenue, nervously stretching their calves and [...]
Washington-area bloggers emoted to their empathetic audience about the joys and sorrows of motherhood on the afternoon of Sunday, April 28, 2013 at the Synetic Theater in Crystal City, VA.
Performer and blogger Arnebya Herndon and her fans (Photo Credit: J Fishman)
Developed as a tribute to the state and action of mothering, [...]
Local mothers and others who write about their mothers will take the mike in celebration of Mothers’ Day at the Synetic Theater on April 28, 2013.
Performed in 24 cities across the country, the Listen To Your Mother (LTYM) Washington, DC show features several local mother/writers as they read and perform their musings and [...]
Jason Wu and Mark Lefkowitz at ADDF Great Ladies Luncheon
The third annual sold-out Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation ‘s (ADDF) third annual Great Ladies Luncheon, held at Saks Fifth Avenue in Chevy Chase, Maryland, featured an exciting Jason Wu fashion show complete with feathers, wrapped bodices and strong blacks, whites and reds.
The Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) will host its third annual Great Ladies Luncheon and Fashion Show on Thursday, April 11, 2013. The luncheon is co-chaired by Leonard A. Lauder and Elise and Marc Lefkowitz in collaboration with Saks Fifth Avenue.
Elise Lefkowitz describes how the memory of her mother drew her to this [...]
Bill Hanbury, CEO United Way, and Anne Mahlum, Founder & CEO Back on My Feet (Photo Credit: J Fishman)
Beginning in 2010, Back on My feet DC was the brainchild of Anne Mahlum, founder and CEO. Anne describes how her own father’s addiction problems prompted her to bring a simple document to a [...]
Third Annual Back on My Feet Birthday bash (Photo Courtesy of Back on MY Feet)
Washington, DC’s Back on My Feet Blue and Green Birthday Bash is an evening of celebration, inspiration, music, great food, dancing, and memories. It is an opportunity to applaud the efforts of Back on My Feet members, volunteers, [...]
Italian Embassy set up for Mercy Clinic Gala (Photo by Simo)
With more than 70 specialty volunteer physicians, Mercy Health Clinic in Gaithersburg, Maryland has provided health care services to thousands of needy and uninsured clients for nearly 13 years. For four years, the Heart of Mercy Gala has helped support the operating [...]
The Prevent Cancer Foundation celebrated the Day of Woman along with its honorary partner, the Italian Embassy at its annual Spring Gala on March 8. Known in Italy as Della de Donna, the 8th of March is Italy’s International Women’s Day.The evening also marked the Foundation’s 27th year and its annual salute to the [...]
King Street Cats (KSC), Alexandria’s only cat-exclusive, no-kill, free-roaming cat orphanage, is inviting everyone to help celebrate its tenth anniversary at Ten Thousand Villages in Old Town on Thursday, March 14 from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Wine and chocolates, generously donated by Artfully Chocolate, will be served. A portion of the proceeds from [...]