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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.

Washington Humane Society Celebrates Volunteers

Washington Humane Society Celebrates Volunteers

It is officially National Volunteer Week and we are celebrating our unsung heroes. For more than two decades, Points of Light Institute, an organization that advocates and organizes civic engagement and service opportunities, has been commemorating National Volunteer Week.

Georgetown University Hospital Honors JUST TRYAN IT with 2012 “Flame of Hope” Award

Georgetown University Hospital Honors JUST TRYAN IT with 2012 “Flame of Hope” Award

The following information was sent to us by Stacy Prince:

Georgetown University Hospital is recognizing local non-profit, JUST TRYAN IT (JTI), with the 2012 “Flame of Hope” award for its efforts in helping children and families battling childhood cancer. This is the first time the award will be presented to an organization.

The Flame of Hope award will be presented at the 13th annual Georgetown Pediatrics Gala on April 14, 2012. Past recipients of the award have included Former First Lady Laura Bush, actor Paul Michael Glaser, former Second Lady Tipper Gore, former Washington Redskins player and NFL Hall of Fame member Darrell Green, NBC4 news anchor Barbara Harrison, and children’s health advocate Eunice Kennedy Shriver.

Leggett Participates in Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Tennis Center

Leggett Participates in Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Tennis Center

The following information was sent to us by Karen Falcon:

 

On Wednesday, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett will participate in a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Montgomery TennisPlex facility located at 18010 Central Park Circle. Leggett will join Montgomery County Planning Board Director Francoise Carrier and Montgomery Parks Director Mary Bradford, as well as Montgomery TennisPlex Founder and Hall of Fame Coach Jack Schore and World Team Tennis Champion and Washington Kastles Owner Mark Ein.

 

Learn About Science at Annual Expo

Learn About Science at Annual Expo

The following information was sent to us by Marylou Berg:

Rockville Science Day will offer the opportunity to launch rockets, program robotics, meet reptiles and conduct experiments as part of the 23rd annual event Sunday, April 15, from noon to 5 p.m.

The event will be held at Montgomery College- Rockville Campus, 51 Mannakee St. Parking and admission are free.

 

More than 60 exhibitors will be on hand at this year's Rockville Science Day to help families enjoy a day of learning and fun. Through hands-on activities participants can learn about the environment, alternative energy, space exploration and biotechnology.