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Around Town 9/4-9/11

At the end of this short week we bring you the latest events and excitement from Catalogue nonprofits. As we begin to settle into the fall season, get out into our community and meet organizations that are doing great work in our community!

Saturday, September 06, 2014

Professional Attire Collection Day

Suited for Change
Join Suited for Change as we receive large clothing donations of fall clothes. Our suiting program provides professional attire, shoes and matching accessories to low-income women who are entering the job market or who have recently started a new job. Clients meet one-on-one with trained volunteers, also known as “wardrobe consultants,” who assist them in assembling a professional wardrobe.

When: Sat Sep 6 2014 (10:00 AM – 12:00 NOON)
Where: 1010 Vermont Ave; Suite 400, Washington, DC 20005
Fee no
Volunteer Info: Volunteers are needed to help SFC receive large clothing donations dropped off by residents curbside.
Contact: Daniella Burgos, (202) 293-0351
For more information: click here

Step Explosion

Step Afrika! USA
Step Afrika! brings the excitement and energy of stepping to DC Parks and Recreation Centers in all 8 Wards this summer with the second annual Step Afrika! Step Explosion. Following a tour of the city by Step Afrika!, Step Explosion culminates with a showcase of the finest step teams from across the DMV at Raymond Recreation Center. All Step Afrika! Step Explosion performances are FREE and open to the public. Seating is General Admission on a first come, first served basis.

When: Sat Sep 6 2014 (2:00 PM)
Where: Raymond Recreation Center, 3725 10th Street NW, Washington, DC 20010
Fee no
Contact: Step Afrika, (202) 399-7993 ext 112
For more information: click here

Thursday, September 11, 2014

2014 Circle of Life Award Event

Sarah’s Circle
The 2014 Circle of Life Award event, benefiting Sarah’s Circle, will be held on Thursday September 11, 2014 from 6:00pm-9:00pm at the Arts Club of Washington. We will honor Bob Pohlman, retiring executive director of the Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development (CNHED) for his decades of commitment to improving the quantity and quality of affordable housing in the District of Columbia. Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post columnist, Colby King, will present the Circle of Life Award to Mr. Pohlman. The evening will feature an open bar, buffet-style meal, music and dancing, and many surprises! To RSVP for the event or for answers to any questions, please email Sponsorship opportunities are available and will provide your company with the opportunity to market your brand to 150 professionals representing virtually every industry in DC.

When: Thu Sep 11 2014 (6:00 PM)
Where: Arts Club of Washington, 2017 I Street NW, Washington, DC 20006
Fee no donations will be accepted at the event
Volunteer Info: We are seeking a few volunteers to help with guest check-in, hospitality, and breakdown.
Contact: Jessica Petro, (202) 332-1400 ext 11

Energy Efficiency ~ Beyond the Basics: Insulation & Sealing

Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment
Building on our efforts to provide energy efficiency education throughout the community, ACE is pleased to offer a program that will explore the topics of insulation and sealing and provide practical tips and resources for those who are ready to move beyond the basics of changing to CFLs or LED light bulbs, installing power strip, etc. The program will explore building science, the thermal envelope of your home, and tips on how to improve your home’s energy efficiency.

When:Thu Sep 11 2014 (6:30 PM – 8:30 PM)
Where:Fairlington Community Center, 3308 S. Stafford Street, Arlington, VA 22206
Fee yes $15 for non-members/non energy master; FREE for ACE Members & Arlington Energy Masters
Contact: Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment, (703) 22-6427
For more information: click here

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