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Around Town 10/10-10/16

For everyone who will enjoy the extra day off on Monday get out in our community and volunteer! Some amazing events this week to help support our local nonprofits. We can’t think of a better way to spend the weekend!

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Rock & Stroll to End Homelessness

Good Shepherd Housing and Family Services
We are kicking off the day with a 10K/5K race and a 1K walk/run to benefit GSH and five other nonprofits in Northern Virginia. The race starts and ends on Eisenhower Avenue in front of the US Patent and Trademark Office. Join us after for awards and activities at John Carlyle Square. Sign up for Team Support GSH!

When: Sat Oct 11 2014 (08:00 AM)
Where: John Carlyle Square, John Carlyle Sq., Alexandria, VA 22314
Fee? yes $15 for Festival $30 for race
Volunteer Info: Race marshals, festival volunteers, race registration
Contact:Karen Jupiter, (703) 7689-9404

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

20th Anniversary: Adelphi/Langley Park Family Support Center

Prince George’s Child Resource Center
Celebrating 20 Years of serving Prince George’s County. There will be an exciting announcement about a new resource for Prince George’s County families! RSVP by October 13 to or 301.772.8420, ext. 1006.

When: Wed Oct 15 2014 (09:30 AM)
Where: Adelphi/Langley Park Family Support Center, 8908 Riggs Road, Adelphi, MD 20783
Fee? no
Contact:Yenny Lucero, (301) 772-8420 ext 1006

2014 Champions of Democracy Awards Gala

DC Vote
Each year DC Vote recognizes individuals, companies and organizations for their dedication to fulfilling the promise of democracy. These honorees represent the very best of American excellence and, with courage, exercise their liberties to speak out about the injustice of disenfranchisement. Through their actions and words, they defend our freedoms and promote our ideals. These Champions of Democracy understand that being disenfranchised affects all aspects of civic and community life.

When: Wed Oct 15 2014 (5:30 PM – 08:30 AM)
Where: United States, 1100 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20009
Fee? yes
Volunteer Info: Assist in checking in guests, handing gift bags, and assisting with event set-up.
Contact: Catherine Cavander, (202) 462-6000 ext 119

LUNAFEST with Girls on the Run – DC

Girls on the Run – DC
LUNAFEST is a traveling film festival of award-winning short films by, for and about women. The films celebrate the unique, touching and inspirational roles of women in our local, national, and international communities. Join Girls on the Run – DC for an evening of fun, networking and award-winning short films. LUNAFEST is dedicated to building community, through the power of film… through the power of story. We’ll have delicious appetizers, wine/beer as well as a raffle that evening. 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm (Reception 6:30 – 7:15, Films 7:30) Funds from the event will benefit both Girls on the Run – DC and the Breast Cancer Fund. Space is limited to 90 tickets so please RSVP today!

When: Wed Oct 15 2014 (6:30 PM – 9:00 PM)
Where: PNC Place, 800 17th St NW, Washington, DC 20006
Fee? yes $45 general admission
Contact:Girls on the Run -DC (Kelly Makimaa), (832) 443-8909
For more information:click here

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