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Donna Cryer, First Patient Elected Chair Of The American Liver Foundation


This story comes to us from Mike Wilson:

New York, NY:    The American Liver Foundation announced this week the selection of Donna Cryer as Chair of the Foundation Board of Directors.  Mrs. Cryer will be the first patient to hold the office and the first female chair since the founding of the organization in 1976. 

Girls On The Run DC Announces Secretary Sebelius' Appearance at June New Balance 5k


This story comes to us from Rebecca Mark:

Girls On The Run D.C. is happy to announce some exciting news today! Health and Human Services Secretary, Kathleen Sebelius will join Girls On The Run DC for their annual spring 5k on June 5, 2011.


So...How Does D.C. Feel About The Wizards' New Jerseys?

So...How Does D.C. Feel About The Wizards' New Jerseys?

Just two days after the Washington Wizards unveiled their new, old-school style uniforms, the jury is still out on the jerseys.

We hit the streets right in front of Verizon Center and asked a few locals their opinion on the uniforms.  Check out the video above to see what they had to say.

What do you think about the new jerseys. Good call with the throwbacks?  Not a fan?

Let us know.

Answer the poll below and sound off in the comments section at the bottom of this page.


DASER - DC Art Science Evening Rendezvous


This event comes to us from Jo-Ann Neuhaus: 

Thursday, May 19, 6:00pm
 A monthly discussion forum on art and science projects in the national capital region

providing a snapshot of the region's cultural environment and

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".


Today: Madame Tussauds DC Invaded by Costumed Pirates to Help Unveil Captain Jack Sparrow Figure


This story comes to us from Gladwyn Lopez:

Community Tree Planting Applications For Fall 2011 Schedule Due June 15


This story comes to us from Christopher Horn:

(Washington, D.C. — May 12, 2011) Casey Trees is currently accepting applications for participation in the fall 2011 Community Tree Planting (CTP) program. The deadline for applications is June 15.

Groups or individuals who apply before the deadline will be considered for the CTP fall planting schedule, which will run from October to December. Applications may be submitted via mail, e-mail or fax. Accepted applicants will work with Casey Trees staff and a Lead Citizen Forester to assist with project organization.