They don’t know that they shouldn’t bloom, that they should hide their brilliant pink so as to not draw the eyes, the crowds. They are simply answering to the rain and the sun.
Women Giving Back’s mission is to support women and children in crisis, build their confidence and self-esteem by providing great quality clothing at no cost. Women Giving Back was founded in June 2007 by a core group of building industry sales and marketing professionals. In the past ten years WGB has distributed over 600,000 items of clothing and served over 133,500 women in Northern Virginia.
“If you are the victim of gun violence, raise your hand,”
said Zion Kelly.
Zion Kelly, a senior at Thurgood Marshall Academy in Southeast Washington, spoke about his twin brother, Zaire, who was shot and killed by a robber in September. “From the time we were born, we shared everything. I spent time with him every day because we went to the same schools, shared the same friends, and we even shared the same room,” he said. “I’m here to represent the hundreds of thousands of students who live every day in constant paranoia and fear on their way to and from school.”
The National Portrait Gallery’s signature installation, America’s Presidents, is the only public collection to feature portraits of all of the U.S. presidents.
Hillwood Mansion and Museum celebrates the arrival of Spring with Russian Easter traditions. Crafts, games and music provide entertainment in and around the estate which was once home to Marjorie Merriweather Post. She was a collector of art, maintaining the most comprehensive collection of Russian imperial art outside of Russia. Her mansion is equally a museum as it was her home.
We did our first staycation in Washington D.C. when Lucas was two and Penny just a babe. Over the years we’ve continued this indulgent tradition, being tourists in our own city.