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Thursday, September 22, 2016

Symposium on Preparing College-Ready Writers with One World Education

Join One World Education on September 22 for a timely conversation on preparing students for the rigors of college-level writing, featuring a diverse panel of speakers representing different perspectives on the topic. We are all too familiar with the countless reports from higher education and the business community that the state of student writing is in serious need of repair. To address these challenges, One World Education is bringing together K-12 and university experts to provide a forum for exchanging successful strategies and initiatives that work at different levels, with a particular focus on instruction and assignments.

When: Thu Sep 22 2016 (3:00 PM – 5:00 PM)
Where: Pepco Edison Place Gallery, 702 8th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20068
Fee: None
Contact: Liz Gossens, (202) 558-8899
For more information: click here

Friday, September 23, 2016

2nd Annual Golf Tournament with HomeAid Northern Virginia

Attention: Builders, Trade Partners, and HomeAid Supporters! Hit a hole-in-one with your registration or sponsorship of HomeAid’s 2nd Annual Golf Tournament. Take care of business on the course all while supporting their mission: building new lives for Northern Virginia’s homeless. Your registration includes a complimentary continental breakfast and buffet lunch. Mulligans, Tosses, and Raffle Tickets for golf foursomes and other exciting prizes will also be available.

When: Fri Sep 23 2016 (07:00 AM)
Where: Raspberry Falls Golf & Hunt Club, 41601 Raspberry Drive, Leesburg, VA 20176
Fee: $900/foursome or $250/single golfer
Contact: Christy Eaton, (571) 283-6320
For more information: click here

Campaign for Brighter Futures Breakfast with Doorways for Women and Families

Bringing together a wide array of community members, the Campaign for Brighter Futures Breakfast celebrates Doorways for Women & Families client accomplishments and ensures their future successes. A popular event among those who live in Northern Virginia, the Breakfast highlights more than 38 years of progressive programs and services that have helped women, men and children heal from trauma, rebuild their lives and achieve the brightest possible futures. Each year, guests are given the opportunity to make a financial contribution to support Doorways’ ongoing service to the community; however, there is no minimum or maximum gift amount expected. They hope to see you there!

When: Fri Sep 23 2016 (08:00 AM – 09:00 AM)
Where: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, 4301 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22203
Fee: Free Fundraising Event
Contact: To RSVP, email Kristina Dugan, (703) 504-9289

WILL Power Party with Wilderness Leadership & Learning, Inc.

The WILL Power Party is a special cocktail reception to highlight and celebrate 12 Years of WILL positively impacting the lives of the DC youth from underserved neighborhoods. The WILL Power Party will:

  • Bring WILL friends together to celebrate our successes
  • Continue to raise awareness about WILL
  • Introduce WILL to new friends
  • Raise funds so they can increase the number of youth they impact
  • Be a tremendous networking opportunity for DC professionals gathered with the common goal of investing in WILL and the future of DC youth
  • Honor their Partner of the Year: The Spend Performance Solutions Team of the Advisory Board Company

When: Fri Sep 23 2016 (6:30 PM – 10:30 PM)
Where: The Woman’s Club of Chevy Chase, Maryland, 7931 Connecticut Avenue, Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Fee: $150/person
Contact: Steve Abraham, (202) 319-2765
For more information: click here

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